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Greenwashing goes black listed

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The European Union’s introduction of The Green Deal in 2020 has been followed by the European Commission’s sharpened focus on the fashion industry. With the goal of cutting the region’s greenhouse emissions to net-zero by 2050, proving that economies can flourish without an increase in resource usage, Europe is determined to commit to a circular […]

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Bulk buyers vs exclusive brands

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Bulk buyers, who have been reselling designer bags at more than double their original price, have taken to through resale platforms such as Vestiaire Collective and TheRealReal. In response, luxury brands, including Chanel and Hermès, have strengthened their pushback against the resale market in an effort to retain their exclusivity.  According to Jefferies analysts, Chanel […]

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#LBSSguestwriters: War influence over fashion

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“War is an act of force to compel our enemy do our will”, this is how the famous Clausewitz defines war. It is the continuation of the policy with other means, as he later supplemented. It is an act which is distinguished from violence, in which the rules and authorities are elected and replaced by […]

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Next in Fashion: Luxury brands in the Metaverse

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Virtual fashion might sound like science fiction, but it has become an impending reality. As more and more of our lives are spent living in digital spaces on the Internet, the boundaries between what’s called real and what’s not are blurring. For fashion and beauty brands, the race to the metaverse has begun. You might […]

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Fashion Brand Collaborations

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What are Fashion Collaborations and Why is Everyone Doing It Right Now? Whether it is celebrity-based partnerships or the growing phenomenon of brand-to-brand bonds, collaborations have allowed industry figures to explore new aesthetics and bring together consumer bases. However, it is not easy to merge two house’s DNA and brand images. For this reason, not […]

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Controversies in luxury brands

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Some may say that some brands might be losing their identity in the pursue of innovation and audacious concepts. Being constantly creative and innovative but at the same time respecting the brand’s heritage and reputation is a big challenge full of tradeoffs and factors to consider. One of the cornerstones of the watches and jewelry […]

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Women in fashion: evolving roles throughout time

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The disparity which historically has burdened the female population has manifested itself in many ways: from women being relegated to the kitchen and kept away from the job market, to their value being strongly tied to their appearance. How come jobs such as chef and fashion designer were (and still are) held for the majority […]

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Dolce & Gabbana

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Company name: Dolce & Gabbana (D&G) Industry: Dolce & Gabbana is one of the pioneers of the fashion industry in developing exclusive products that can range anywhere from garments, fragrances, and watches. Ownership: Owned by Italian designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana Revenue: €1.38 billion in 2019 Founding date: 1985 Dimension: 5,500 employees HQ: 10 […]