Op-Ed | The End of the $1 Billion Fashion Brand

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Armed with huge sums of money invested at sky-high valuations, fashion start-ups are setting themselves up for failure. But with the right capital structure, any company that can build a brand that delights its customers can be an economic win for all involved, argues Lawrence Lenihan.

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Op-Ed | Violence Is Not Pretty, But It Can Hide Behind a Pretty Face

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Italian Vogue’s domestic violence-themed cover story proves that fashion photography is a powerful medium which can carry important messages, but it should have been stripped of its commercial credits, argues Mimma Viglezio.

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Op-Ed | Are We Producing Too Many Fashion Designers?

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Though fashion schools produce thousands of design graduates each year, many of whom fail to launch their own labels or find jobs as designers at fashion houses, the fashion business and adjacent industries need graduates with fashion design degrees like never before, argues Professor Frances Corner, head of London College of Fashion.

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