"Vogue Editor Alexandra Shulman Condemns Fashion Brands Who Refused to Dress Ashley Graham for Cover" (The Independent)
"While Vogue putting a size 16 model on the cover of the fashion magazine might seem progressive, the editor has revealed she struggled to find designers willing to dress her."
"When Politics Became a Fashion Statement" (The New York Times)
"It was the year politics took over our closets, and clothes went beyond products to become positions."
"LA Fashion District a Fire Trap for Garment Workers, Study Finds" (LA Weekly)
"Garment factories in the Los Angeles Fashion District are dusty, hot, poorly ventilated, vermin-infested and unsafe, according to a new study by researchers at UCLA."
"Prada Found Wanting in Assessment of Forced Labour Safeguards" (The Guardian)
"Ralph Lauren and Hugo Boss also perform modestly in study of quality and transparency of efforts by leading fashion firms to protect against forced labour."
"LA Prosecutors Are Accusing Four Big Retailers — JC Penney, Sears, Kohl's and Macy's — of Tricking Shoppers" (LA Times)
"The Los Angeles city attorney’s office has sued four big retailers, alleging deceptive advertising that it says misled shoppers into believing that thousands of products were on sale at a hefty discount."
"The Secret History of Black Santas" (BBC)
"America's biggest shopping mall grabbed headlines this week by hiring its first African-American Father Christmas."