February 24, 2021

News

BLM in Italian Fashion Campaign Shows Early Tangible Results | Business News

By COLLEEN BARRY, AP Fashion Writer

MILAN (AP) — A digital runway show by five Italian fashion designers of African origin opens Milan Fashion Week on Wednesday, one tangible result of a campaign launched last summer by the only Black Italian designer belonging to the Milan fashion chamber.

After some initial resistance and a slow start, designer Stella Jean credits the Italian National Fashion Chamber with “a lot of goodwill” in pushing through an enhanced collaboration with five young designers, including financing and partnerships with Italian suppliers.

“When you want to do something, you can do them immediately,’’ said Jean,

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Amateur Treasure Hunter Finds Trove of 1,000-Year-Old Viking Jewelry | Smart News

Last December, retired police officer and metal detecting enthusiast Kath Giles made a stunning discovery while exploring a tract of private land on the Isle of Man: a trove of 1,000-year-old Viking jewelry.

As Tobi Thomas reports for the Guardian, the cache includes a gold arm ring, a large silver brooch, a silver armband and a number of other artifacts dated to around 950 A.D.

“I knew I had found something very special when I moved the soil away from one of the terminals of the brooch, [and] then I found parts of the pin, the hoop and

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The American Designer Betting on OnlyFans | News & Analysis

Rebecca Minkoff, the designer known for her $300 leather crossbody handbags, has nearly one million followers on Instagram. On her profile, she shares a mélange of photos and videos, including product images from the brand’s latest accessory or fragrance launch, interviews with actresses and fashion insiders and on occasion, cheeky quotes.

But for those seeking more, Minkoff is now offering a premium content experience to her followers and customers. Today, the American accessories maven launches an OnlyFans account, making her the first well-known designer to do so. The debut is tied to New York Fashion Week, and to kick things

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The Unbundling of New York Fashion Week | BoF Professional, News & Analysis

Dozens of brands are due to publish fashion films and look books next week. But the designers who are sitting this season out are also worth watching.

A decade after the last season of shows inside the tents at Bryant Park, many designers no longer feel they need to stage runway shows to build a business in American fashion. The defections from the fashion week calendar, a steady trickle over the years, turned into a stampede during the pandemic, when health restrictions made traditional runway shows almost impossible.

None of the fashion capitals are immune. In Paris and Milan, where

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Elroy Air – Visual & Brand Designer – sUAS News

At Elroy Air, we are building autonomous cargo aircraft systems that will change the way the world moves goods. Transporting cargo by air can be much faster than by land or sea – but before recent developments in perception, autonomy, electric powertrain and aerospace materials, air transport has remained too expensive. We’re going to change that. And we’re solving a big problem – the express logistics industry worldwide spends $140B annually.

Our future partners and customers are responding enthusiastically. As we prepare to pilot our vehicles with customers, we are looking for people like you: motivated teammates excited by this

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