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Grimes ‘Miss Anthropocene’ Album Review. Miss Anthropocene is peak Grimes, a concept album anthropomorphizing climate change as a vengeful spirit with an ax to grind.

Grimes ‘Miss Anthropocene’ Album Review

Photo: YouTube Grimes is the archetypal modern internet citizen. Time-Based Media Conservation at Art Museums. For the 100 years it’s been in operation, the Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown, Ohio has been a repository for artwork by American masters, from preeminent 19th-century painters like Winslow Homer, to 20th-century realists like Edward Hopper and George Bellows, to pop artists like Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein.

Time-Based Media Conservation at Art Museums

So in 2000, when the museum opened its Beecher Center for Electronic Arts—the first American museum dedicated solely to new media—it hoped to be a similar storehouse for modern artists. Best of 2019: Top 10 Technology-Inspired Artworks of the Year. The word “technology” might evoke images of laser beams, modern computers, and streams of data, but innovative engineering spans decades.

Best of 2019: Top 10 Technology-Inspired Artworks of the Year

Artists have always used technology as new ways to express themselves. Uglyworldwide shares her unwavering rules for success. Jazzelle Zanaughtti doesn’t do anything she doesn’t want to do.

uglyworldwide shares her unwavering rules for success

She doesn’t follow the model template, in fact, she avoids it altogether. For Jazzelle, aka @uglyworldwide, a “Villainous Eyebrow” Is Essential. E-girl definition: What is an e-girl?  Jean Paul Gaultier is Leaving Haute Couture, his style lives on in The 5th Element. With Drest, digital clothing is one step closer to mainstream. Key takeaways: Brands including Gucci, Louis Vuitton and Prada are partnering with tech companies that digitise physical clothing and accessory designs.The primary goal, for now, is testing how digital clothing performs and not making a profit.Long term, digital clothing could offer a more sustainable alternative to fast fashion.


Digital versions of luxury clothing are appearing in apps and video games as brands test consumer appetite for virtual fashion.

With Drest, digital clothing is one step closer to mainstream

Drest, a gaming app unveiled by former Porter editor Lucy Yeomans on Monday, invites users to dress photo-realistic avatars in styling challenges, then buy physical versions of those garments on Farfetch. Can Secondhand Shopping Dent Fast Fashion's Environmental Damage? Americans chucked more than 21 billion pounds of clothing and other textiles into landfills in 2015, according to the latest available estimates from the Environmental Protection Agency, a steep increase from 12.5 billion pounds in 2000 and 4.6 billion pounds in 1980.

Can Secondhand Shopping Dent Fast Fashion's Environmental Damage?

And that growing trash pile is just one of the apparel industry’s array of environmental problems—which also include water pollution and greenhouse gas emissions—fueled in part by the rise of the cheap, disposable clothing called “fast fashion.” “The major impact of the industry comes from ever and fast-increasing clothing consumption that has further accelerated with fast fashion since the 2000s,” says Elena Karpova, a textiles scientist at Iowa State University and co-author of the third edition of the book Going Global: The Textile and Apparel Industry.

But as consumers become more environmentally aware, a new countertrend toward “sustainable fashion” has emerged over the past decade. SENNA'S LOUIS VUITTON PRESTIGE SKIN.

Louis Vuitton collaborating with Riot Games and designing looks and "settings" for the video game "League of Legends" based on Nicolas Ghesquière latest collection. This is an extra feature to the newest edition of the game where players can choose to purchase this customized "skin" or add-on to the game. This is an attempt to break into the "gamer" market, as well as finding new and creative ways to advertise in interactive and customer specific/oriented ways. – ameliamelfo

The Most Popular Vintage Piece of 2019 Was Extremely Rare—And Extremely Unmistakable.

CONSUMER HABITS - VINTAGE AND ARCHIVE CLOTHING SOURCED AND SOLD ONLINE (PECHUGA VINTAGE -INSTAGRAM) There is a rising interest in vintage and archive clothing (environmental concerns, but also a trend), these vintage or archived goods are most often found and sold online. Pechuga Vintage being a major seller the past couple of years who began selling independently through instagram, this also shows the current consumers habit of not only buying online via shops but also independent unorthodox platforms like instagram, – ameliamelfo

The Sharing Economy and its Impact on Fashion and Apparel. The sharing economy has disrupted traditional business models to an extraordinary degree. 20 years ago, the very notion of renting or sharing car, homes and consumer products would have been outlandish.

The Sharing Economy and its Impact on Fashion and Apparel

But fast forward to today and the nature of the economy has changed. Companies like Lyft, Uber and Airbnb are today’s multi-billion dollar enterprises that have transformed how entire industries operate. Take Airbnb for instance. With a presence in 81,000 cities across 191 countries, the company has enabled 3 million people to host over 400 million guests since its inception. Serving nearly 150 million people every year, Airbnb is now a leading player in the hospitality industry. As consumers become more conscious, both financially and from an environmental sustainability perspective, businesses have adapted to meet their needs.

Sustainability in the 2020s Will Depend on a Circular Fashion Economy That Makes New Clothes Out of Old Ones. The key word for Vogue’s January 2020 issue is values.

Sustainability in the 2020s Will Depend on a Circular Fashion Economy That Makes New Clothes Out of Old Ones