A resurgence of apparel manufacturing in the United States is highly unlikely due to simple economic realities, argues Edward Hertzman.
With growth slowing in key markets like China, luxury brands should examine the numbers, overcome their fears about image and turn their attention to Africa, argues Johanna Collins-Wood.
Debra Scherer speaks to key members of Betaworks, a New York-based start-up studio and seed stage venture capital firm, to discuss how tech is becoming a new form of fashion and uncover what fashion can learn from how the tech company designs its stylish digital products.
In a landscape where many online stores offer the same product at the same price, quality service is the key differentiator for fashion e-tailers, argues Jordy Leiser.
While losing ground to competitors, Abercrombie & Fitch still has tremendous brand potential. But to get things back on track, the company must adjust its approach to product, merchandising, marketing and retail, argues Marcellus Neel.
Today, the CFDA announced that it was adding Fashion Instagrammer of the Year to its list of awards. But is the platform’s strict no-nudity policy, which resulted in Grace Coddington’s account being temporarily suspended, out of sync with fashion’s liberal attitudes?
The multi-trillion dollar fashion business is ripe for disruption and venture capitalists who seize the opportunity will see huge returns, argues Jay Deng.
Fashion publications are primarily in the business of seducing the consumer at the behest of big brands. But editors can reclaim the meaning of their work by looking for cracks in the system, argues Anja Aronowsky Cronberg.
For the benefit of the world, buy carefully and get more “fashion mileage” out of each piece, argues Livia Firth.