Month: October 2021

How Online Shopping Is Excluding the Disabled Consumer

EXPIRED 07/24/2021Photographer: Eric HelgasProduct Credit: Free People cardigan, Morgan Lane bra, ERES pantsRestrictions: Editorial and internal use only. No print or advertising allowed.

EXPIRED 07/24/2021Photographer: Eric HelgasProduct Credit: Free People cardigan, Morgan Lane bra, ERES pantsRestrictions: Editorial and internal use only. No print or advertising allowed.

As a legally blind woman, I’m constantly getting questions like who dresses you, do you have a stylist and how are you able to dress so stylish? There is a major misconception that people with disabilities are not interested in fashion. And if you are a person with a disability that society views as “fashionable”, then it usually comes as a surprise. The major problem with this type of thinking is that it directly affects how much access we have to fashion. And since we are not considered fashion consumers, we are often left out of the conversation of how fashion is marketed and produced.

Adaptive fashion is a term that’s becoming more and more popular as the fashion industry works towards being more inclusive. However, I

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Zendaya Is the CFDA Awards Fashion Icon; Anya Taylor-Joy and The Model Alliance Will Also Receive Honors This Year

Those of us plugged into red carpet style have known it since the Vivienne Westwood look she wore to the 2015 Oscars, since the 2020 Tom Ford breastplate at the Critics’ Choice awards, since literally yesterday when she attended a premiere of Dune in a cascade of pearlescent Rick Owens sequins: Zendaya is a fashion icon.

Finally, her status will be recognized this November 10 when she receives the CFDA Award for Fashion Icon. At just 25, Zendaya will be the youngest person ever to receive the honor from the CFDA; she follows in the footsteps of former Fashion Icons Rihanna, Beyoncé, Jennifer Lopez, Prince, Pharrell, and David Bowie.

The actress and musician will pick up the award at the first in-person CFDA Awards ceremony since 2019—and she’ll have plenty of friends with her when she does. Her stylist Law Roach, with whom she has worked since her teen years,

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Why Billy Porter Is Calling Out Vogue for Harry Styles Cover – E! Online

When it comes to Harry Styles‘ historic Vogue cover, Billy Porter has made it clear he doesn’t think the choice was all that golden. 

The One Direction alum became the first man to appear solo on the cover of the iconic fashion magazine in all of its 127-year history. The milestone was made even more significant when he posed in a dress topped with a Gucci jacket. However, Porter, synonymous with gender-bending style, was not as quick to applaud the watershed moment. 

“I feel like the fashion industry has accepted me because they have to. I’m not necessarily convinced and here is why,” Porter told The Sunday Times. “I created the conversation [about non-binary fashion] and yet Vogue still put Harry Styles, a straight white man, in a dress on their cover for the first time.”

“I’m not dragging Harry Styles, but he is the one you’re going

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Here’s Who Is Hiring in Fashion Design and Production | Careers

BoF Careers has collated the most exciting job opportunities in fashion design and production currently featured on our platform. Spanning functional expertise and seniority you can browse live opportunities from Moncler, Casablanca Paris, Coach, PVH and 50 more of fashion’s most prestigious employers below.

Indeed, the parameters and priorities of fashion design and production are changing as the fashion industry responds to consumer sentiment around the climate crisis. More than three in five consumers said environmental impact is an important factor in making purchasing decisions, leading executives to employ various strategies to avoid overstock in the future, from reducing the number of collections they produce a year to reducing product development lead times, according to BoF and McKinsey & Co.’s State of Fashion Report 2021. Still, garment production volumes are predicted to grow by 2.7 percent annually between now and 2030.

Tools such as virtual sampling, digital material libraries and

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