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Neo.Fashion.: The Vanguard of Fashion Emerges from Germany

When it comes to composition, storytelling, or pure emotional grit, designer graduates are unhinged in their creativity.  A “Look at EDGE” presents Neo.Fashion.’s showcase of emerging talent from Germany university graduates.  They dream (and execute) the improbable, the impossible, feeding our desires of want, although more clothes we don’t need, the visual consumption of the […]

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Museum Crawl: Must See Fashion Exhibits 2021/22

When we start to see how fashion serves a purpose in our culture and history, we begin to dismiss the frivolous segment of it and assimilate a more responsible and protective conduct.  Fashion needs to be seen and not just a 20-minute catwalk or shopping spree.  Museums are a cure for cultural curiosity. The old […]

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sustainable EDGE

Green: Editor’s Prediction for the Future of Fashion

Exactly a year ago, within the first few months of the pandemic, I wrote a profound and comprehensive piece on what effect the COVID-19 virus would have on the fashion industry, Correction, Contraction, and Cessation. COVID-19 Calls to Action a Sustainable Fashion System.  Here is what I had to say at that time and it still […]

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A Study of Eight, The Untold American Story

Fashion Culture | W.E.B. Du Bois’ Exposition des Nègres d’Amérique Transformed the World’s View of Black in America

In 1900 a transformation of Black identity and the world’s view of Blacks in America took center stage at the 1900’s World’s Fair in Paris.  A perception of Blacks in America was manifested through photojournalism and visual data witnessed by the outside world looking in.  Those in the Black community validated that perception by leveraging […]

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Branding, Marketing & Advertising 101

Branding 101: Branding is the Big Picture. Branding is the sum of all impressions one has of your business. Such as, the quality and detail of your seasonal collections; public relations and news about the organization; social media output; your name, graphic and visual identity; packaging. Deliver a consistent on-target brand experience across all consumer […]

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Fashion Week – digital, in-person, new approach, or not at all?

Against the backdrop of unprecedented store closures, bankruptcy, and excessive inventory throughout the supply chain, is fashion week necessary?  Mckinsey & Company suggests the global industry’s economic profit will fall by 93 percent in 2020 after rising 4 percent in 2019.  In a worst case scenario, the industry won’t get back to 2019 levels until […]

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EDGE Market & News

Time Will Tell. The State of Fashion 2021

Diminished, downsized, and discerning is the current normal of the fashion industry. Fashion companies will post approximately a 90 percent decline in economic profit in 2020, after a 4 percent rise in 2019. – BoF and Mckinsey & Company, The State of Fashion 2021 report

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EDGE Afropolitan, EDGE Radar

The Power of Cloth and Why We Should Care | EDGE Talks to Abiola Onabule

In an age of socioeconomic inequalities, climate crisis, and a pandemic, characterized by accelerated technological advances and new working models, design plays a crucial role in supporting the ways we care for ourselves, each other and the planet.  Managing resources equitably and sustainably is vital for ecological resilience. The Design Museum, United Kingdom, Designers in […]

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What will the future look like after COVID-19? It will seismically shift societal behavior – in what we appreciate, what we prioritize as important, and how we consume.

RP Hill