A-COLD-WALL* Announces £25K Grant Scheme for Black-Owned Businesses
By Rebecca Hitchon
Luxury streetwear label A-COLD-WALL* has launched a £25,000 grant fund to support independent...
By Rebecca Hitchon
Luxury streetwear label A-COLD-WALL* has launched a £25,000 grant fund to support independent black businesses. Announced on the brand’s Instagram page, the grant will be divided into 10 individual funds, which will give black-owned businesses £2,500 each. There are currently 10 categories for...
Luxury streetwear label A-COLD-WALL* has launched a £25,000 grant fund to support independent black businesses. Announced on the brand’s Instagram page, the grant will be divided into 10 individual funds, which will give black-owned businesses £2,500 each. There are currently 10 categories for black businesses to apply in including technology, urban planning, design and engineering, scientific...
Aspiration Over Inspiration: Ethical Values And Consumer Choice Behaviour
By Ludovica Parisi
We were used to flipping through magazines, taking notes of...
By Ludovica Parisi
We were used to flipping through magazines, taking notes of the lipsticks and eyeshadows that models were wearing in beauty ads. Now, with a simple Youtube search, we see a swatch, which in makeup lingo means “applying a sample of (paint, makeup, etc.) to...
We were used to flipping through magazines, taking notes of the lipsticks and eyeshadows that models were wearing in beauty ads. Now, with a simple Youtube search, we see a swatch, which in makeup lingo means “applying a sample of (paint, makeup, etc.) to a surface or one's skin to test or demonstrate the colour and texture.” We want to raise questions...
Samira Nasr Joins Harper's BAZAAR US As Its Latest Editor-In-Chief
By Rebecca Hitchon
Hearst announced the appointment of Samira Nasr as the new editor-in-chief of the U.S. edition of...
By Rebecca Hitchon
Hearst announced the appointment of Samira Nasr as the new editor-in-chief of the U.S. edition of Harper’s BAZAAR, making her the first black editor in the magazine’s 153-year history. The announcement marks a return to Hearst Magazines for Nasr, who was ELLE's fashion director for five years,...
Hearst announced the appointment of Samira Nasr as the new editor-in-chief of the U.S. edition of Harper’s BAZAAR, making her the first black editor in the magazine’s 153-year history. The announcement marks a return to Hearst Magazines for Nasr, who was ELLE's fashion director for five years, before moving an executive fashion director role at Vanity Fair in 2018. She has also been style...
Maria Host-Ivessich and Geza Schoen Discuss Modernity in Fragrance
By Maria Host-Ivessich
In Nowfashion's newly-minted column on scents,...
By Maria Host-Ivessich
In Nowfashion's newly-minted column on scents, self-defined ''perfume-nerd'' and director Maria Host-Ivessich and German Master Perfumer Geza Schoen delve into the role of modernity, social media and balancing chemistry with natural flavours.   As a...
In Nowfashion's newly-minted column on scents, self-defined ''perfume-nerd'' and director Maria Host-Ivessich and German Master Perfumer Geza Schoen delve into the role of modernity, social media and balancing chemistry with natural flavours.   As a first question, what does "modern" mean to you in 2020? For our society, it means to...
The Earth Issue raises funds for Black Lives Matter
By Sasha Regazzoni
The Earth Issue, a collective of artists and...
By Sasha Regazzoni
The Earth Issue, a collective of artists and creatives working towards a greener planet, has temporarily put environmental issues aside to raise funds for a different global matter, in aid of the fight against the oppressing systematic racism enrooted in...
The Earth Issue, a collective of artists and creatives working towards a greener planet, has temporarily put environmental issues aside to raise funds for a different global matter, in aid of the fight against the oppressing systematic racism enrooted in the US and UK societies. Set-up in response to the current turmoiled political climate, propelled by...
Calvin Luo: the New School's Sensible Romantic
By Robin Torres
Since launching his label in 2014, Chinese designer Calvin...
By Robin Torres
Since launching his label in 2014, Chinese designer Calvin Luo has garnered much attention. In part due to his skilled exploration of couture techniques and what's been described as "a sophistication beyond his years", Luo's collections and shows have also...
Since launching his label in 2014, Chinese designer Calvin Luo has garnered much attention. In part due to his skilled exploration of couture techniques and what's been described as "a sophistication beyond his years", Luo's collections and shows have also been noteworthy in that - while aesthetically modern - they feel classic in their cohesiveness,...
By Alice Ierace
The British Fashion Council launched the Institute of Positive Fashion (IPF) website in recognition of World Ocean Day. The site aims at bringing together global resources, information and campaigns to help businesses increase knowledge and embrace...
The British Fashion Council launched the Institute of Positive Fashion (IPF) website in recognition of World Ocean Day. The site aims at bringing together global resources, information and campaigns to help businesses increase knowledge and embrace sustainable and people-led best practices.   To tie in with this launch and World Ocean Day, Cyrill...
Tiffany and LVMH Deal Under Scrutiny
By Fabio Ciquera
The union between Tiffany&Co and LVMH, the largest...
By Fabio Ciquera
The union between Tiffany&Co and LVMH, the largest acquisition that the luxury industry would have ever seen and a marriage that came with a €14.5 billion dowry, has been under scrutiny in the past week.   LVMH seemed to be having second thoughts as...
The union between Tiffany&Co and LVMH, the largest acquisition that the luxury industry would have ever seen and a marriage that came with a €14.5 billion dowry, has been under scrutiny in the past week.   LVMH seemed to be having second thoughts as to the benefit of the acquisition, given the steep costs of the operation. Too many variables have...
Zalando To Only Sell Sustainable Brands By 2023
By Rebecca Hitchon
Europe’s leading online fashion platform Zalando has become the first retailer to adopt the...
By Rebecca Hitchon
Europe’s leading online fashion platform Zalando has become the first retailer to adopt the Sustainable Apparel Coalition’s (SAC) latest version of the Higg Brand and Retail Module (Higg BRM), a tool allowing the assessment of the ethical and environmental performance of brands. The Higg BRM...
Europe’s leading online fashion platform Zalando has become the first retailer to adopt the Sustainable Apparel Coalition’s (SAC) latest version of the Higg Brand and Retail Module (Higg BRM), a tool allowing the assessment of the ethical and environmental performance of brands. The Higg BRM evaluates areas like human rights, wage parity and carbon dioxide emissions.Zalando’s partner brands...
Maria Host-Ivessich and Alessandro Gualtieri Talk Extremes in Perfumery
By Maria Host-Ivessich
In Nowfashion's newly-minted column on scents, self-defined ''perfume-nerd'' and director Maria...
By Maria Host-Ivessich
In Nowfashion's newly-minted column on scents, self-defined ''perfume-nerd'' and director Maria Host-Ivessich delves into the role of perfumes in this decade and 'socially-acceptable scents' with anarchist Nasomatto master perfumer Alessandro Gualtieri.Alessandro, you are known for your genuine...
In Nowfashion's newly-minted column on scents, self-defined ''perfume-nerd'' and director Maria Host-Ivessich delves into the role of perfumes in this decade and 'socially-acceptable scents' with anarchist Nasomatto master perfumer Alessandro Gualtieri.Alessandro, you are known for your genuine inclination to push towards the edge, to be and without being defined. Our noses are (now more than...
Aurora James Has A Plan to Support Black-Owned Businesses In The Long Run
By Elisa Carassai
As ongoing police brutality protests continue around the world, fashion and beauty companies are...
By Elisa Carassai
As ongoing police brutality protests continue around the world, fashion and beauty companies are finally lending a helping hand - whether its through donations to anti-racism organizations or promoting Black creators through their platforms or spreading awareness about educational resources...
As ongoing police brutality protests continue around the world, fashion and beauty companies are finally lending a helping hand - whether its through donations to anti-racism organizations or promoting Black creators through their platforms or spreading awareness about educational resources available online and offline. Nonetheless, what can one do to ensure these efforts aren’t quickly...
The LF Markey Success Story
By Jessica Bumpus
By now, it’s well documented and widely known that London...
By Jessica Bumpus
By Jessica Bumpus
By now, it’s well documented and widely known that London is a fashion capital brimming with talent, creativity and exciting designers. Historically, its resume speaks for itself. But it’s also well known that so often, many of those designers and new...
By now, it’s well documented and widely known that London is a fashion capital brimming with talent, creativity and exciting designers. Historically, its resume speaks for itself. But it’s also well known that so often, many of those designers and new names don’t and can’t survive, gone as quickly as the hype that surrounds them. The current economic...
Meet Halpern’s Fashion Escapism
By Alice Ierace
“I wasn’t one of those people who knew I always wanted to be a designer.  I always loved clothes,...
By Alice Ierace
“I wasn’t one of those people who knew I always wanted to be a designer.  I always loved clothes, and the idea of fashion from a young age; my mother is superbly glamorous and had great style,” tells us Michael Halpern, founder of the eponymous brand Halpern.“I loved fashion magazines, and...
“I wasn’t one of those people who knew I always wanted to be a designer.  I always loved clothes, and the idea of fashion from a young age; my mother is superbly glamorous and had great style,” tells us Michael Halpern, founder of the eponymous brand Halpern.“I loved fashion magazines, and listening to my mother and her friends talk about what life was like in the 1970s of New York, it was a...
Adidas and Allbirds Collaborate on Lowest Carbon Emissions Shoe
By Rebecca Hitchon
Sportswear brand adidas has teamed up with footwear company Allbirds to develop a sports...
By Rebecca Hitchon
Sportswear brand adidas has teamed up with footwear company Allbirds to develop a sports performance shoe with the lowest ever carbon footprint.Despite being competitors, the brands want the future of the footwear industry to be more about collaboration than competition. “There is an urgent need...
Sportswear brand adidas has teamed up with footwear company Allbirds to develop a sports performance shoe with the lowest ever carbon footprint.Despite being competitors, the brands want the future of the footwear industry to be more about collaboration than competition. “There is an urgent need to reduce our global carbon number, and this mission is bigger than just Allbirds or adidas. Whether...
Gary Green’s Black And White Photographs Delve into NYC’s Punk and Post-Punk Scene
By Sasha Regazzoni
It was the summer of 1976 when American photographer Gary Green moved from the humdrum suburbs of...
By Sasha Regazzoni
It was the summer of 1976 when American photographer Gary Green moved from the humdrum suburbs of Long Island to a two-bedroom apartment in Lower Manhattan, the epicentre of the up and coming anarchistic wave of music known as ‘punk’, to work as a photographer assistant. Coincidentally it was...
It was the summer of 1976 when American photographer Gary Green moved from the humdrum suburbs of Long Island to a two-bedroom apartment in Lower Manhattan, the epicentre of the up and coming anarchistic wave of music known as ‘punk’, to work as a photographer assistant. Coincidentally it was also the year the Ramones released their first album and punk idols Patti Smith, Television and Richard...