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Learn more Send Feedback We appreciate your input! Technology News - Computers, Internet, Invention and Innovation Tech. Technology News. Technology. Technology. 100 Most Influential People in Fashion. Zimbio's 100 Most Influential People in FashionThere are a number of factors as to why we dress the way we do.

100 Most Influential People in Fashion

Constraints of what we can afford, what's socially acceptable, and for many, the way we'd like to be perceived all play a role. And there are people: those who created the clothing, those who popularized it, those who artfully captured its relevance, and those who moved it into mass production. The Most Influential People in Fashion. Anna WintourEditor-in-chief, VogueVogue, c’est moi.

The Most Influential People in Fashion

No fashion figure has ever played her power as strongly and cannily as the feared, respected, sharply intelligent Wintour. She can make a fledgling’s career in a single phone call (designers from John Galliano to Zac Posen owe her a debt of gratitude), anoint the next society muse (Lauren duPont, Jessica Joffe), and raise millions for her favorite causes ($26 million for the Met’s Costume Institute in the past eleven years, $14 million for various AIDS charities). And let’s not forget her burgeoning empire (Teen Vogue, Men’s Vogue, Vogue Living).

Most Powerful People in Fashion - Most Successful Young Fashion Professionals. Want to feel envious for a hot second?

Most Powerful People in Fashion - Most Successful Young Fashion Professionals

Consider Olivia Bee, who has been taking photos since she was 11, but began working formally at 15, when Converse handpicked her for a campaign after discovering her dreamy, Ryan McGinley-on-MDMA work on Flickr. Since then, the Portland-raised teen, who counts Rookie phenom Tavi Gevinson, 17, as a pal, has shot for Hermès, Roger Vivier, and Fiat. 25 most powerful people in business - Rupert Murdoch (2) - FORTUNE. 2.

25 most powerful people in business - Rupert Murdoch (2) - FORTUNE

Rupert Murdoch Chairman and CEO, News Corp. News Corp. is a global force across the board - film, television, print, and even online (it owns the social networking site MySpace). Famous Business People - World Famous Business People. More From Business People The textbook definition of business is the providing of products, services or both to people in exchange for something from them like money.

Famous Business People - World Famous Business People

This activity has been around for centuries and has always had its big guns and the ‘smaller guy’. Celebrity Food, Celebrity Lifestyle - Great Ideas - People.com. Sustainability. Achieving sustainability will enable the Earth to continue supporting human life.

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In ecology, sustainability (from sustain and ability) is the property of biological systems to remain diverse and productive indefinitely. Long-lived and healthy wetlands and forests are examples of sustainable biological systems. In more general terms, sustainability is the endurance of systems and processes. Sustainability – Steelcase. Sustainability: The Coca-Cola Company. Sustainability - L’Oréal Group. Business Sustainability Definition from Financial Times Lexicon. Business sustainability is often defined as managing the triple bottom line - a process by which companies manage their financial, social and environmental risks, obligations and opportunities.

Business Sustainability Definition from Financial Times Lexicon

These three impacts are sometimes referred to as profits, people and planet. However, this approach relies on an accounting based perspective and does not fully capture the time element that is inherent within business sustainability. Sustainability. Global economy. Global Economy. Most of us don’t have to look very hard to find evidence of the global economy.

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The gadgets we use, the clothes we wear and even many of the cars on the roads likely were made in another country – even if sold by a domestic company. More and more, products are shipped across numerous borders before they are consumed as companies seek to manage production costs and reach their customers. And the locations of these customers continues to broaden. While U.S. executives used to consider exports to be a footnote for their business, today several firms are looking to India and China and other nations for future sales growth. Economy. Global economy. Global Economy. Luxury Brands Directory. Fashion « Luxury Brands Directory. Top luxury Watch Brands for Men & Women. Luxury Watches & Jewelry. 10 Most Powerful Luxury Fashion Brands In The World. The luxury market has been growing significantly over the past couple of years and is still continuing on an upwards trend.

10 Most Powerful Luxury Fashion Brands In The World

Experts forecast an annual growth rate for the luxury goods market of 5-6% between 2013 and 2015. The Brain & Company estimated the luxury market to be valued at $274 billion, with a potential to reach an astonishing value of $290 value by 2015. Whilst the luxury market has been dominated by Louis Vuitton, which continues to be the most valuable luxury brand on a global scale, other names have been emerging as potential market leaders. Gucci and Prada have experienced the most significant growth. Luxury Brands In The Age Of Digital. Share Tweet Email If you’re a retailer or a brand, it seems as though eCommerce and the rise of smartphones and mobile shopping have made your customers more cost-savvy and price-aware than ever before.

Raf Simons Starts at Calvin Klein, Marking Strategic Shift. NEW YORK, United States — It's official. Raf Simons has been named the new chief creative officer of Calvin Klein, formalising the Belgian designer's next move after three years as women's creative director of Christian Dior Couture.

The arrival of Simons at the helm of the iconic American brand comes soon after the news that Dior has hired Valentino co-creative director Maria Grazia Chiuri to design its women’s collections, replacing Simons, who resigned in October 2015 from the LVMH-controlled French luxury house. Simons’ non-compete agreement is thought to have expired at the end of July, which explains why his appointment at the PVH Corp. -owned Calvin Klein, though widely anticipated in industry circles, was never confirmed by the company until today. The company took to social media — including Instagram, Twitter and Facebook — to communicate the news. Burberry, Pinterest Launch Cat Lashes – WWD. Burberry is taking to Pinterest to launch its latest beauty product, aiming to capitalize on the platform’s 38.5 million monthly unique viewers in the space.

In tandem with the launch of Cat Lashes, the brand’s new mascara that launches today, Pinterest will begin to generate custom boards for users populated with Burberry Beauty content and product. It’s Burberry’s latest attempt at using social media to introduce a new product to consumers. “Beauty is huge on Pinterest, and we wanted to bring that to life in an innovative way that had never been done on our platform. Gucci Among World’s Hottest Fashion Brands, While Prada Cools.

LONDON, United Kingdom — Gucci has been named one of the “hottest” luxury brands, while Prada and Giorgio Armani are “cooling” fast, according to a new report by Exane BNP Paribas. The financial services firm assessed the “brand temperature” of luxury companies, based on the ratio between the editorial coverage they receive in print magazines, and their print advertising spend. Brands are ranked as “hot” if magazines give them more editorial space than their advertising spend should warrant, meaning they have more editorial coverage than print magazine advertisements — reflecting a “hot” level of appeal and desirability — whereas brands that fall below this ratio are “cold.” Gucci’s editorial value was up more than 15 percent for the first six months of the year, compared to the same period last year.

Louis Vuitton and Chanel both also ranked as “hot,” but their editorial value grew at a lower rate of between 0 and 15 percent, despite a high print advertising spend.