Boom or bust: The challenges of launching a fashion label today
House of Slay Credits: Image: CFDA

Boom or bust: The challenges of launching a fashion label today

A handful of respected and previously successful brands, including Mara Hoffman, Dion Lee, and The Vampire’s Wife, have recently ceased operations. Their struggles underscore the formidable challenges faced by independent fashion designers in today’s market. Competing against well-oiled conglomerates, the market is saturated with brands and products that often mirror what smaller designers offer. Without […]

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Man Ray’s Experimental Short Films Still Captivate a Century Later

Man Ray’s Experimental Short Films Still Captivate a Century Later

Swirling coils, dancing legs, twitching starfish, and thrown dice are a few of the beguiling visuals in Man Ray: Return to Reason, a recently released collection of four experimental shorts in the oeuvre of the seminal Dada and Surrealist artist. Last May, the Cannes Film Festival debuted the newly restored 4K versions of the films […]

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Content marketing and AI in the fashion industry

Content marketing and AI in the fashion industry

A new episode of Wires Uncrossed has been released, discussing digital content as well as artificial intelligence within the fashion industry in more detail. During this months episode, Luisa Garcia-Amaya is joined once more by Floris van Zuthem – Global Content & Brand Manager for FashionUnited – and with their combined industry expertise, the two […]

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Labels to Watch: 5 modest fashion brands from IMFW24 that redefine global fashion
Beachwear by Citizens of the World, USA, at Istanbul Modest Fashion Week 2024. Credits: Istanbul Modest Fashion Week

Labels to Watch: 5 modest fashion brands that redefine global fashion

The Modest Fashion Weeks by Think Fashion event series took place for the ninth time this year and has made a name for itself in almost a decade. The event, which can take place twice a year, began in 2016 in Fişekhane Gallery in Istanbul and was held in London (2017), Jakarta (2018), Dubai (2017, […]

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Spring Summer 2025 trends

The latest Spring Summer 2025 trends and need-to-know news about that season can be found on the free and special section dedicated to SS25. Starting next month, the fast-evolving industry continues with fashion weeks and events back in full swing. Brands introducing their SS25 collections, the buying season quickly approaching, and digitisation playing an increasingly […]

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Retail inspiration: The latest store concepts from around the world

Retail inspiration: The latest store concepts from around the world

Retailers around the world are striving to improve the shopping experience. While one shop may pamper customers in-store with elements such as a lounge area, another could be looking to empower customers by promoting a ‘do-it-yourself’ motto through technology. Several retailers, such as London-based multi-brand LN-CC, are fighting their way out of the coronavirus crisis […]

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