Gucci to launch cultural program with Chatsworth House. Fashion Jobs and Fashion News in the USA Fashion jobs, Fashion news and all other possible information about the fashion world fashion professionals need.
Fashion jobs in the United States of America, New York, Los Angeles, Miami and a Fashion News archive and links to international fashion jobs. Fashion’s most iconic political statements. As the date of the UK election draws nearer, politicians have turned their attention to fashion and pop culture in an attempt to wrest the youth vote.
David Cameron has claimed Kardashian kinship, Nick Clegg has starred in an “Uptown Funk” election anthem, and the Labour Party has channelled Katharine Hamnett with their “Hell Yes” slogan tee. These recent antics come as no surprise – fashion and politics have long been linked. Last week we paid tribute to Dame Vivienne Westwood’s best protests, one of the great masters of using fashion as a vehicle for social commentary.
Now we turn our attention to other designers who have used their clothes to shine a spotlight on important issues. 5 Technology Trends Transforming the Fashion Industry - Fashion GPSFashion GPS. By Anish Singh, CTO, Fashion GPS The innovations taking place at the intersection of fashion and technology are profoundly amazing and transformative.
In many respects, the fashion industry today bears little resemblance to that of a decade ago—and will change even more in the decade ahead. Legendary businessman Peter Drucker famously said, ”Trying to predict the future is like trying to drive down a country road at night with no lights while looking out the back window.” He’s right, which is why I’m not going to try to predict the future here. I am, however, going to energize your imagination with five trends that will help create that unpredictable future—trends that are taking shape right now, that Fashion GPS is tracking closely, and with which all of us in the fashion industry will need to grapple in the years ahead.
Real fur sales are experiencing a dramatic drop since 2014 while the faux fur sector is enjoying a remarkable boom with a 10% increase in demand. This might explain why Mark Oaten, head of the International Fur Trade Federation, has been constantly trying to denigrate the faux fur sector. More and more fashion houses and even luxury brands are falling in love with faux fur. New technologies make it more lustrous and softer than ever. As the founder of a website and a blog dedicated to promote the use of faux fur in fashion, I had the opportunity to meet students in fashion schools to talk about faux fur in order to breakdown prejudices associated with that fabric.
Although avoiding factory farming is a significant step for many of them the question of the environmental impact of faux fur remains a crucial factor. Faux fur is a smart choice Mark Oaten said faux fur is poison. Sustainability in the Fashion Industry - Supply Chains Effect on the Environment. As one of the biggest players in the global economy, the fashion industry has a responsibility to help protect the environment.
We’re commemorating this Earth Week by asking some tough questions about our impact on the planet and what we can do about it. We’ll also be profiling people and companies who are instigating change. We’re calling the series “,” and to kick things off, Maya Singer takes a look at the harsh realities of the fashion supply chain. I used to have nightmares about plastic. Back in 2008, I spent New Year’s Day immersed in The World Without Us, Alan Weisman’s thought experiment about what would happen to Earth if the human race was suddenly raptured off the face of it. The World Without Us is one of the seminal texts of my life. “Supply chain.” In the era of hypercapitalism, the typical fashion supply chain is vast and Rube Goldberg-esque. See what I mean about a machine?
The Global Economics of Fashion and Clothing - Part 1 – Clothing. How Important Personal appearance – how we look – is important to most people.
Nevertheless, we spend very little on clothing. Table 1 provides consumption expenditure shares for selected developed nations. On average, these countries spend only 4% on clothing. Italians are the exception, spending 8% on what they wear. Table 1. – Consumption Expenditure Shares, Selected Countries, 2008 Source: OECD (2010),”Final consumption expenditure of households”, Detailed National Accounts (database). Table 2 provides data on total and per capita clothing expenditures in selected developed nations. Table 2. – Clothing Expenditures, Selected Nations, 2008. Global fashion industry statistics - International apparel. Total trade of clothing and textiles: 726 billion dollars The most traded apparel and textile products are non-knit women’s suits, knit sweaters, knit T-shirts and non-knit men’s suits.
Non-knit women’s suits: 54.6 billion dollars, 7.5 percent Knit sweaters: 52.8 billion dollars, 7.3 percent Non-knit men’s suits: 43.4 billion dollars, 6 percent Knit T-shirts: 36.9 billion dollars, 5.1 percent Knit Women’s suits: Knit women’s suits: 28.2 billion dollars, 3.9 percent Light rubberized knitted fabric: 23.9 billion dollars, 3.3 percent Synthetic filament yarn woven fabric: 20.9 billion dollars, 2.9 percent Raw cotton: 18.9 billion dollars, 2.6 percent Non-retail synthetic yarn: 18.8 billion dollars, 2.6 percent. Brexit causes dramatic drop in UK economy, data suggests.
Image copyright Getty Images Britain's decision to leave the EU has led to a "dramatic deterioration" in economic activity, not seen since the aftermath of the financial crisis.
Data from IHS Markit's Purchasing Manager's Index, or PMI, shows a fall to 47.7 in July, the lowest level since April in 2009. A reading below 50 indicates contraction. Both manufacturing and service sectors saw a decline in output and orders. However, exports picked up, driven by the weakening of the pound. The report surveyed more than 650 services companies, from sectors including transport, business services, computing and restaurants. It asked them: "Is the level of business activity at your company higher, the same or lower than one month ago? " It also asked manufacturers whether production had gone up or down. 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.
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. Most Famous Fashion Brands. In this article we will talk about top 10 fashion luxury brands in the world.
We all know that people are fond of fashion and want to wear something trendy. People purchase these brands to maintain their status and show off others. In past there was no trend of brands but in some recent years they have captured the whole market. Some major brands are famous all over the world and have captured the whole market like Louis Vuitton. In this modern time everyone wants to look beautiful and wore clothes and accessories according to it. Coach is a very famous company of America.