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How Is The Fashion Industry

August 21, 2017

A roundup of Β industry insights to inform, empower and inspire

This week we gain industry insight into important changes happening within the fashion industry. From an increase in female fashion designers, to inclusivity of diversity and how luxury companies have made committed to working with healthy fashion models. Β Β space

Are We in a Golden Age for Female Designers?

From new designers at Dior and Givenchy to the Rei Kawakubo show at the Met, more female designers are in the spotlight than ever. But are these women subverting the status quo in favor of something better, or enforcing the long-standing rules?


Diversity Report: The Fall 2017 Ads Were More Inclusive Than the Runways for the First Time Ever

With September on the horizon, there’s one question on our minds: will diversity on the runways continue to rise? Last season, for the first time ever, every New York Fashion Week presentation on our roster featured at least one model of color, giving us reason to hope.



Kering and LVMH have decided to establish a charter for the well-being of models that will be implemented throughout all their brands. Respecting the dignity of every man and woman is at the heart of both group’s values.


  • From a lifelong dream to reality. Hari Martin of Basil and Bea talks about her vision to connect and serve your customers. And how this influenced her decision to open a physical shop, first rather than go online. Read more: #linkinbio. What are you dreaming for today and how is your vision leading you away from the status quo? Share in comments below. #inspiration #fashionblogger #fashionbusiness #fashiongoals
  • Creating positive change by 'speaking up.' We all share a collective inner strength that when tapped into produces great power! If anything the past few weeks are proof that inappropriate behaviour can be challenged. For anyone that chooses not to 'speak up,' however here are often some reasons (so please let's not pass judgement): industry culture, gendered power and competition for work. Click the #linkbio to read more. If you can  relate to any of these or would like to share your thoughts please comment. #empoweringwomen #empowerment #myjobshouldnotincludeabuse #fashion
  • Ever wanted to open your own luxury fashion shop and help women to feel confident, beautiful and happy? We had the great pleasure of sitting down with Hari Martin, the 27 year old behind @basilandbea. Hari explains her thought process when buying pieces for her shop, the challenges she has encountered and why she decided to open a physical shop first before going online. Read the full article in the bio. For an exclusive Video on Hari's #lifelessons, visit #fashionblogger #fashionbusiness #fashioncareer #manchesterfashion #womeninbusiness #inspiration
  • "Into The Gloss and Glossier" Founder, Emily Weiss and Vogue China Editor-in-Chief, Angelica Cheung inspired our latest article on running a successful fashion business.  #linkinbio. πŸ“·: @elisaschenke. #fashion #fashionmagazines #style #friyay #fashionbusiness #inspiration #girlboss. β €