London kicked off fashion week on Friday to pleas from the local fashion industry to protect the city’s international outlook as uncertainty about Britain’s impending departure from the EU hung in the air for the second year in a row. [The Fashion Law]
Naomi Campbell On Women of Colour In Fashion: 'We Don't Want To Be A Trend'
The supermodel and face of H&M's Fall collection campaign praises the brand for being one of the only labels to deliver longstanding diversity [ELLE]
Serving Those The Fashion Industry Ignores
A good rule of thumb for any entrepreneur is to address the needs of those who feel they have been ignored. For Peter Manning, that meant addressing his own. Manning, founder of the New York-based clothing company that bears his name, is targeting a clientele he can relate to: the 30 million men in the U.S. whose height does not exceed 5 feet, 8 inches; a demographic ill-served by most clothiers. [Forbes]
A familiar face on the catwalk, the outspoken model also tackles difficult issues on her online platform. Adwoa Aboah is both the poster girl for modern fashion and one of its most vocal critics. [The Guardian]
Forever 21 Accused Of Copying T-Shirt That Benefits Planned Parenthood
Another day, another fast-fashion retailer has been accused of ripping off yet another indie designer. Unfortunately, this time around it’s not just a T-shirt you’ve seen all over Instagram — it's one that benefits charity. [Refinery29]
Are We Drawn To Colours That Meet Our Psychological Needs?
Does black make you think of evil, while red warns you of danger? Does yellow make you smile and blue make you dreamy? Colours arouse strong emotions in all of us. These emotions may be linked to memories. [HuffPost]