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Gucci advert banned for using ‘unhealthily thin’ female model. A Gucci advert has been banned for featuring an “unhealthily thin” model.

Gucci advert banned for using ‘unhealthily thin’ female model

The advert for the Italian fashion brand showed a group of models at a dance party in a villa outside of Florence, each wearing items from the Gucci cruise collection. In the original advert the video featured images of two models at the end of the creative; one sat on a bright yellow sofa wearing a short skirt showing her legs, and another wearing a long-sleeved and long-length dress leaning at an angle against a wall. Both models were the subject of a complaint that the advert was irresponsible for showing “unhealthily” women. Gucci claimed that the advert, which appeared on The Times’ website, was aimed at an “older, sophisticated” audience, claiming that the newspaper had an “adult and mature readership”.

The Most Controversial Fashion Adverts The ASA said the model’s torso and arms appeared quite slender and “out of proportion with her hear and lower body”. Insights From Leaders: 8 Drivers Of Change In The Fashion Industry. On the 29th June 2016, the Ethical Fashion Forum brought together top level executives, experts and influencers in the fashion industry, for the first in a series of focused round tables at the House of Lords in London.

Insights From Leaders: 8 Drivers Of Change In The Fashion Industry

The goal of the series is to create a core group of senior leaders with the capacity, and the will, to drive meaningful change for a more sustainable fashion industry. Delegates included C suite and senior roles from Vivienne Westwood, Roland Mouret, H&M, and Conde Nast as well as leading suppliers, pioneers and influencers. The event was hosted by Baroness Young of Hornsey. Body-Image Innovator Tiffany Stewart on Preventing Eating Disorders. “How do you feel about your body?”

Body-Image Innovator Tiffany Stewart on Preventing Eating Disorders

That is the question research psychologist Tiffany Stewart asked women and girls in launching a new website designed to prevent eating disorders and other health problems. To give voice to all those who suffer silently with bad body image, Stewart, the director of Louisana State University’s Behavior Technology Laboratory, posted the most poignant answers on Emerge. Dove - Evolution Commercial (higher quality) 96 Amazing Social Media Statistics and Facts for 2016. It is a fact of the internet that every click, every view and every sign-up is recorded somewhere.

96 Amazing Social Media Statistics and Facts for 2016

Depending on your view, this is either very creepy or fantastically interesting. How Social Media, Including Instagram and Facebook, ‘Cause Anorexia’ Cyber Bullying Statistics. Cyber bullying statistics refers to Internet bullying.

Cyber Bullying Statistics

Cyber bullying is a form of teen violence that can do lasting harm to young people. Bullying statistics show that cyber bullying is a serious problem among teens. By being more aware of cyber bullying, teens and adults can help to fight it. Cyber bullying affects many adolescents and teens on a daily basis. Cyber bullying involves using technology, like cell phones and the Internet, to bully or harass another person. Sending mean messages or threats to a person’s email account or cell phoneSpreading rumors online or through textsPosting hurtful or threatening messages on social networking sites or web pagesStealing a person’s account information to break into their account and send damaging messagesPretending to be someone else online to hurt another personTaking unflattering pictures of a person and spreading them through cell phones or the InternetSexting, or circulating sexually suggestive pictures or messages about a person.

Why Dont I Look Like Her? The Impact of Social Media on Female B. The ugly truth behind my perfect Instagram shots: A model confesses. '[Instagram] has mutated into a behemoth of self-promotion where the more likes a person has, the more prestige and earning-power they can command' One photo, she explained, had had to be taken over a hundred times to get absolutely right and in another she revealed she was paid hundreds of pounds to wear a certain dress.

The ugly truth behind my perfect Instagram shots: A model confesses

She told how she would starve herself for days to get the perfect flat stomach, and a new caption under a smiling selfie ends with a disclaimer all in upper case: ‘There is nothing real about this’. Often, she said, she felt utterly alone. While some users applauded her honesty, days later other commentators were calling the whole thing a hoax, a clever marketing ploy whereby Essena was simply making herself (and a her new website) even more famous. Model and blogger, Rebecca Pearson, at home in South London. Fashion's floorsweeper: the latest trend where practicality has no place.

Fashion loves a trend that has not got much truck with the everyday.

Fashion's floorsweeper: the latest trend where practicality has no place

Enter the floorsweeper: pretty much unwearable on a rainy day, on public transport or a country walk. The floorsweeper is exactly what it describes: trousers, coats or dresses that sweep over the floor. See? Not exactly something that translates to the average norm’s commute, is it? Puma proclaims 'future is female' as sales boosted by Rihanna partnership. Strong demand for the shoes it launched in partnership with singer Rihanna helped drive better-than-expected sales growth in the fourth quarter as sales rose a currency-adjusted 11.5% to €879m, while earnings before interest and taxation (EBIT) edged up to €10.9 million The German sports brand said: "A key partner in strengthening our women’s business is our women’s creative director Rihanna, who stole the show at New York Fashion Week earlier in February, when she launched a complete collection of footwear and apparel styles of her Puma by Rihanna Collection and FENTY label.

Puma proclaims 'future is female' as sales boosted by Rihanna partnership

"Clearly the female market segment has been growing and outpacing the overall sports market. In addition, women have a much more profound impact on the entire sports industry. Puma Press Centre - PUMA ANNOUNCES CARA DELEVINGNE AS THE NEW FACE OF THE ‘DO YOU’ WOMEN’S CAMPAIGN. Global Sports Brand PUMA launches their women’s campaign ‘DO YOU’ which aims to inspire confidence in women everywhere.

Puma Press Centre - PUMA ANNOUNCES CARA DELEVINGNE AS THE NEW FACE OF THE ‘DO YOU’ WOMEN’S CAMPAIGN

As part of this campaign, PUMA announces they will be working with international model, actress, and activist Cara Delevingne. How the fashion industry affects the bodies of young women. "I hate myself every time I do it, but I just can't stop. I wish that I could. " After every meal, Fiona makes herself sick. It's embarrassing to go to restaurants with her, because in between courses she'll excuse herself and disappear to the toilet for a long time.

The Fashion Industry's Influence on Women's Body Image by Kristina Winder on Prezi. THE NEGATIVE EFFECTS OF FASHION INDUSTRY ON BODY IMAGE. Should thin really be in? Flipping through the pages of fashion magazines or watching the fashion shows, does the thought of the so called “perfect figure” entice you? Are you allured by the “body image” that the fashion industry has created?

Is 36-24-36 your dream figure? Emily Ratajkowski posts topless Instagram to protest Trump's stance on women's issues. By Chelsea White For Dailymail.com Published: 02:57 GMT, 12 November 2016 | Updated: 08:48 GMT, 12 November 2016 It has been the catch cry of many taking to the streets in protest and their cries were echoed by the model. On Friday night, Emily Ratajkowski took to Instagram to share her thoughts on the election results.

The 25-year-old London-born American star posted a picture of herself wearing just a nude thong and wrote 'my body, my choice'. Got our attention: On Friday night, Emily Ratajkowski took to Instagram to share her thoughts on the election results, posting a picture of herself wearing just a nude thong with the pro-choice slogan written on it 'my body, my choice' Buying Online Vs. Buying in Person. In the first quarter of 2014, more than 75 percent of shoppers over age 15 bought something online. Though e-commerce is growing faster than any other retail sector, the opportunity for brick-and-mortar retailers isn’t extinct; it’s simply a different value proposition in the eyes of the customer. Business owners that recognize the different lenses consumers see the world through when buying online versus buying in person can design a channel strategy that aligns with consumers’ needs, regardless of where they buy.

Here’s why: The Price of Convenience and Product Expectations Buying online has given customers control over what they pay, and from whom—but the product in question is an important factor in why they buy online or in person. Yet, if the item they seek isn’t familiar to them, they’ll buy in person. The online and in-store relationship. Login to Mintel Reports - Mintel Group Ltd.

Nicole Scherzinger helps fashion retailer Missguided grow sales 70pc. Luxury Daily. Since fashion bloggers arrived on the scene about a decade ago, they have gained influence and grown to be leaders in the industry, says a new report by Fashionbi. As these bloggers gained an audience, brands began to partner with them for advertising campaigns, events and other marketing efforts. While it may seem that fashion bloggers are losing their luster, they still have large followings that can rival magazines, creating an opportunity for luxury brands to reach a large, fashion-focused audience. Fashion Bloggers, the Perfect Example of Influencer Marketing Potential - Thismoment Content Marketing Blog.

Shift in Power: the Blogger and Vlogger Influence on the World of Fashion. Zoella, Sprinkle of Glitter, Inthefrow, That Pommie Girl; these are all names that are currently having an impact on the world of fashion, and with hundreds of thousands (sometimes millions) of adoring fans it’s no wonder PR companies and brands have switched on to promoting their products through them.

However, because of this, there has been a real shift in power when it comes to bloggers and vloggers and they are now celebrities in their own right with real influence over what people buy. M&S uses social media to make customers happy and drive sales. Marks & Spencer has been using social media to engage with its customers and has seen significant a increase in sales from its marketing campaigns. By submitting your personal information, you agree that TechTarget and its partners may contact you regarding relevant content, products and special offers. You also agree that your personal information may be transferred and processed in the United States, and that you have read and agree to the Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy.

How Social Media Impacts Retail Brands - Social Media Week. The Best Ethical Fashion Brands. Forever 21 Under Investigation For Using 'Sweatshop-Like' Factories In Los Angeles. These Asos Warehouse Workers Are Paying The True Price Of Your Order - BuzzFeed News. The Ethics of Fast Fashion - Uniqlo, Topshop and Forever 21.

In an earlier article, we looked at the ethical issues associated with the fast fashion business model. The True Price of Fast Fashion. Can H&M really claim to be ethical? Untitled. TOPSHOP by Amira Mersit on Prezi. TOPSHOP by W. Cassio da Silva on Prezi. Macro-environment and micro-environment for Topshop. Superbrands case studies: Topshop.

Login to Mintel Reports - Mintel Group Ltd. E-commerce worldwide - Statistics & Facts. Login to Mintel Reports - Mintel Group Ltd. How Zara used Lean to Become the Largest Fashion Retailer. How Zara became the world's biggest fashion retailer. Top 10 most popular fashion brands of 2015. Fast Fashion. Fashion Industry Problems In 2016. Zara Leads In Fast Fashion. PEST ANALYSIS by Shanaz Ahmed on Prezi. PESTLE-PESTEL-PEST analysis of Zara. Swot Analysis. The Tech of Fashion: 10 Ways Technology Drives Tomorrow's Fashion. Software Is Reshaping Fashion's Back End. Fans complain about the price tag on Gigi Hadid’s Tommy Hilfiger collection. Greenpeace Reveals 'Detox Catwalk' List Of The Most Eco-Friendly Fashion Brands.

Celebrities Champion Sustainable Fashion At The 2016 Met Gala. Fashion Revolution: The Brands Who Can Tell You Who Made Their Clothes Named In Transparency Report.