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Bunka Fashion Graduate University’s Popular Annual Event Going Online for 1st Time | News

TOKYO, March 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Bunka Fashion Graduate University (BFGU), a professional graduate school in Japan, has released “Vol.3 Future Generation,” the main content of the online event “BFGU Online Festival ‘Redefining’.” This is the first online presentation of “Bunka Fashion Graduate University Fashion Week (BFGU FW)” attracting more than 4,000 visitors from the fashion industry every year.

The fashion show by BFGU’s Division of Fashion Creation is a collection of released brands in which a huge number of current young designers participated previously. On the other hand, Division of Fashion Management majors also present research on sustainable fashion, an area acquiring more attention in the industry in recent years. Just take a look at the new power of graduate students in the era of “New Normal.”

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Division of Fashion Creation Graduation Show 2021 (video):

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British Style Bibles Are Rewriting the Fashion Media Rulebook | BoF Professional, News & Analysis

Ibrahim Kamara’s new job presents a unique challenge. The stylist, known for his experimental take on high fashion, has been charged with keeping indie fashion bible Dazed relevant in an increasingly digitised and fast-changing cultural landscape.

Kamara, who was born in Sierra Leone, raised in The Gambia and lives in London, is in part representative of this change. His work weaves together a plethora of styles to explore the nuances at the intersection of Blackness, sexuality and gender.

His approach is “about bringing new people into the conversation that haven’t been given opportunities before, bringing in different lenses and being more daring, being able to dream, being able to not look at London, New York and and LA as just the centres of culture,” said Kamara.

His appointment as the magazine’s editor in chief in January is part of a wider reshuffle within the UK’s youth-focused style titles, a coterie

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There are more models of colour, but is fashion really diverse? | Fashion Industry News

London, United Kingdom – In September last year, fashion weeks were held in the cultural powerhouse cities of New York, London, Milan and Paris as part of the Spring/Summer 2021 season.

Overall, 41.3 percent of models were people of colour, a slight increase from the previous season, which had a rate of 40.6 percent, according to The Fashion Spot, an online magazine that monitors diversity in the industry.

However, with the next round of fashion weeks to begin on Sunday, critics say last season’s marginally improved figure was a show of tokenism.

They believe much more needs to be done to achieve real diversity – both in front of and behind the camera – while collectively trying to shift industry attitudes to achieve fundamental change.

Tired stereotypes

Somriddho Dasgupta is a 20-year-old androgynous model who has lived in the United Kingdom since 2016 after emigrating from India and has worked

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Designing Success: Diane Von Furstenberg’s A-Z Book of Advice | Investing News

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Diane von Furstenberg was working on a new book, “Own It: The Secret to Life,” when the pandemic began. Suddenly, the fashion designer’s words of wisdom and advice, due to be published in March, seemed more urgent.

“It’s a very difficult time, but that’s why, since you have no choice, you just have to own it,” said von Furstenberg, 74, who founded her New York City-based eponymous brand in 1972. “If you own it, then you deal with it. Whether you like it or not, you just have to accept it and do the best you can with it.”

The Belgian-born designer, often referred to as DVF, chaired the Council of Fashion Designers of America from 2006 to 2019. She was inducted into the National Women’s Hall of Fame, whose honorees changed the course of history, in 2019.

In her book, von Furstenberg takes readers on

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