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Fashion for Good, the world’s first museum for sustainable fashion opens in Amsterdam

Join the movement!  With the focus on fashion consumerism and the circular economy, Fashion for Good museum is the first interactive museum dedicated for sustainable fashion. Amsterdam — Fashion for Good, the global initiative for sustainable fashion, has opened the doors of its museum in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, today. The space aims to show visitors […]

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Fashion Unknown Fact – The U.S. Fashion Industry Employs More Than 1.8 Million People

The fashion industry—including retailers, manufacturers, designers and wholesalers—employs more than 1.8 million people in the United States. It relies on workers in a wide range of occupations, including fashion designers, market research analysts, graphic design artists, computer systems developers, patternmakers, sewing machine operators, retail sales workers, wholesale buyers, accountants and business operations specialists.The U.S. fashion […]

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The State of Fashion 2017

The U.S. fashion industry has changed dramatically since the early part of the 20th century when its main focus was manufacturing. In 1931, the Garment District in New York was home to the highest concentration of clothing manufacturers in the world. – The New Economy of Fashion | Joint Economic Committee, United States Congress   […]

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The New Economy of Fashion

There are strong signs of a bright future for sectors of the fashion industry—primarily in design and high tech manufacturing. Fashion is a multi-trillion dollar global industry, encompassing everything from textile and apparel brands to wholesalers, importers and retailers. Over a trillion dollars is spent annually on apparel and footwear around the globe, with nearly […]

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Does The Fashion Awards cater to the establishment?

Are diversity and difference recognized from a new generation from what was formerly known as the British Fashion Awards?  The ceremony awards those for their contribution to the fashion industry. From i-D, Anders Christian Madsen, tells us his perspective in his piece, 2016: the year the gvasalias conquered fashion:

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Fashion Weeks, Are They Really Relevant?

We spend an enormous amount of money and energy to stage an event that creates excitement too far in advance of when the collection is available to the consumer. –Tom Ford, WWD Are Fashion Week runway events still relevant?   Is this model in crisis mode and what role does it really play in the […]

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Fashion + FILM: The New Frontier

EDGE brings you this feature on Fashion + Film: The New Frontier by Gabriel C. Salazar . . . The phrase ‘fashion film’ . . . an artistic expression through the use of digital media and fashion as the main vehicle of the film. As technology progressively becomes more advanced, many creatives are turning to […]

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Dubai | The Road To A Fashion Ecosystem

Dubai – beyond its endless luxury shopping malls and over-the-top conspicuous consumption culture – is paying attention to creative emerging talent.   Emerging local designers and international brands are making a go at tapping into this mega fashion retail capital.   Dubai is building a fashion ecosystem, developing an infrastructure that not only supports the retail climate, […]

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