The Real Story Behind Those Desperate Notes That Zara Workers Left in Clothes (Fast Company)
"Shoppers in Istanbul were finding desperate notes in their clothing, that read 'I made this item you are going to buy, but I didn’t get paid for it.' They were allegedly sewn on by workers who claimed that they had not been paid for their labor at the Bravo Tekstil factory in Turkey."
The Costume Institute Takes on Catholicism (The New York Times)
"The title of the department’s 2018 fashion exhibition will be 'Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination.' Stretching across approximately 58,600 square feet, it will feature dresses that range from the obvious (Versace and Dolce & Gabbana) to the more unexpected (a Chanel wedding gown)."
What Kim Jong-un Has to Do With Your Skincare (Racked)
"Korean firms are shifting their strategy in the wake of the THAAD dispute. Korean cosmetics trade website Beauty Economy called for the diversification of exports despite the news. But the fight to be the brand that wins K-beauty in the US is about to get a whole lot more competitive."
Modest Dressing, as a Virtue (The New York Times)
"In a vulnerable, volatile time — perhaps one particularly so for women — figure-obscuring clothing serves as a kind of armour, as well as a retort to a reality-TV-inured culture apparently intent on exposing any private moment, any intimate body part, for public consumption."
Laying out Fashion's New Supply Chain (CFDA)
"The results of the study by the CFDA, partner DHL and firm Accenture, point to a human-centered model, from a sequenced approach of siloed operations to a flexible network of participants that enables agile and adaptable supply chain operations for brands."