Posted by Sheila Shayon on February 7, 2013 06:46 PM
As many high-end brands show off their latest designs at New York Fashion Week, Greenpeace has a big message for the fashion world at large: It's time to clean up your act.
The latest from Greenpeace’s global Detox campaign is its “Fashion Duel,” with Italian actress Valeria Golino leading the charge for the industry to make environmental stewardship a priority in their operations.
The "duel" sets out to rate 15 Italian and French high-end luxury brands on three areas of the global supply chain — leather, pulp and paper and toxic water pollution — and highlights their differences in policy on toxic water pollution and deforestation.Continue reading...
Posted by Shirley Brady on March 6, 2011 05:10 PM
The biggest news at Paris Fashion Week continues, as Dior chief today attends ousted designer John Galliano's private label fall runway showing in Paris (above), and says he will keep continue to financially support Galliano's label for now. Other fashion news:
• Also making a splash at Paris Fashion Week: Chanel fetes Blake Lively as brand's latest handbag ambassador ... LVMH circles its next target: Hermès ... Former Burberry ambassador and Harry Potter star Emma Watson is collaborating on an eco-friendly fashion collection for Alberta Ferretti.Continue reading...
Posted by Dale Buss on November 16, 2010 08:40 AM
Apple prepares to announce Beatles/iTunes deal at 10am ET.
BHP Billiton will keep pursuing large acquisitions despite failed bid for Potash.
Buick, Delta, Disney, Diageo, and T-Mobile test Google Goggles brand marketing.
Chrysler redefines Dodge brand, sans Ram.
Discovery buys Animal Planet and Liv TV channels from BBC.
Droid lands a starring role in Gossip Girl.
Facebook roils rivalry with Google with new messaging system.Continue reading...
Posted by Shirley Brady on September 23, 2010 03:00 PM
If color is the new hemline indicator of the global economy, then things are definitely looking brighter for 2011.
Fashion editors and buyers thinking ahead to spring/summer 2011 have migrated from New York to London Fashion Week, which the New York Times' fashion critic Cathy Horyn summarized today as being all about one thing: "color." Now, they're searching their Italian dictionaries for adjectives to describe the hues on parade.
At yesterday's start to Milan Fashion Week, Gucci aimed for a show-stopper, above, with colors inspired by Morocco and bazaar-ready styles (harem pants, anyone?) Prada, meanwhile, also embraced glaring bright tones, which you can check out after the jump along with the Milan shows for Fendi, Dolce&Gabbana and Alberta Ferretti.Continue reading...