My aim is to link up the environmental issue to the potential saleable fashion brand, as AllSaint. However, the brand announced to the DIVA magazine that, ‘… The
Fashion has been around ever since ancient times, since the time of the Romans, it survived the world wars and is yet today a business with rapid changes. Fashion started off as an art form, a way for the riches to show their social status with unique and innovative designs
Gatsby in Fashion The fashion industry is rapidly growing and constantly generating new fashion trends almost weekly. Fashion for some may seem ridiculous and unnecessary; but fashion is not just a meaningless usage of article of clothing or farcical materials sew together for coverage. There is more to fashion than meets the eyes, fashion is precious and significant. It is a reflection of self-image, it speak the ream about who we are and how we review ourselves. Not only is fashion the reflection of self-image but also the reflection of our history as Coco Channel have said, “Fashion is not something that exist in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening.” Fashion
Why is she important: Tory Burch is important in the fashion industry because she is also a business woman and a philanthropist. People around the world needs someone to look up to, and Tory Burch is very passionate about her career, she served on the board of Council of Fashion Designers of America, the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. She received several awards of her accomplishments in those societies, as well as “Accessory Brand Launch of the Year from Accessories Council of Excellence; and Rising Star award from Fashion Group International. Tory was named on of Forbes’s Most Powerful Women in the World” (Carrera, 2011). She was actually rated as the 73rd most powerful women.
Teri Agins, a senior writer at the Wall Street Journal, has publications in the Journal and wrote in 1999 The End of Fashion. Agins’ book gives a true overview of the fashion industry from the origin of Haute Couture to prêt-à-porter to mass-market consumption. Her focus is on marketing and uses Armani, Ralph Lauren, Donna Karen, Marshall Fields and Gap to demonstrate “(from) class to mass, (from) elitism to democratization; (from) art to commodity.” This is perfectly showed in a paragraph from Agins
Strategic Plan Part II BUS 475 Christina’s Unique Clothing Store will cater to clientele looking for a shopping experience that cannot be gotten anywhere else. In order for the small business to accomplish this, the owner of Christina’s Unique Clothing Store will need to complete a Strength, Weakness, Opportunity, Threats, and
Vivienne Westwood is a famous British fashion designer. Admirably, she created her own company, paying almost £350,000 for it to happen! Her influence was a punk style, being seen as a youthful reaction against older generations.
Geoffrey B. Small is a fashion designer that opens our eyes to a new perspective on the quality of one’s clothing. Small ties his clothing to a standard of excellence not only for the customers’ satisfaction, but also to make a statement about how one can have an effect on the or community through the choices of clothing you choose to invest in. What sets Small apart is his unwavering view on the high quality of his products. It may take a period of time to get the piece of clothing made, however the relationship Small builds with the customer, the service he provides, and his communication with the customer is profoundly more important to him. He bases his morals in honesty and is clearly an activist for multiple social and environmental causes. His following has been established soundly on the foundation of his honesty, his active role in the community, and
Eager to explore her love for vintage clothing, she began by fashioning clothes and tops with a whimsical touch and style—but what started as a hobby quickly snowballed into a burgeoning business. Her knack for creating elegant and timeless pieces earned her an impressive reputation for a fashion fledging, and soon her labels were stocked around the world in an impressive array of high-end boutiques. Minna’s environmentally charged designs have also been featured in magazines including Vogue, Elle, Cosmopolitan, Red, Women’s Wear Daily and Easy Living. Hepburn
Kathleen Wright, founder of Piece and Co. had the goal to end global poverty. Many designers and fashion executives support this goal and were interested in making a difference, which is why her solution was textiles. She then provided employment to women from all across the world to create artisan fabrics, which she supplies to fashion brands and designers such as Nike, Diane von Furstenburg, Supreme, Opening Ceremony, Veronica Beard, Mara Hoffman and Shopbop. (Fleming,2016)
In the most recent decade, politics have had a large impact on the fashion industry; designers all over the world have taken part in major political movements. With the departure of two prominent first ladies, Michelle Obama, United States, and Samantha Cameron, United Kingdom, the fashion industry is missing its
Rachael Cassar’s clothes are very unique and eco-friendly. Her clothes are all made out of 90% recycled materials. She transforms them into something edgy, spectacular and creative. She is one of the most forward thinking designers of all time. Rachael says that in order for eco-fashion to ‘succeed’, designers need to replace cheaply made fashion with equally appealing sustainable items. This is good to the environment. Sustainable clothes are important because it reviews what we use to manufacture them in the first place (eg. soak them in chemicals). Eco-fashion is much better for the environment, people and animals. Rachael Cassar’s work on eco-fashion is truly exceptional.
On her website (http://adelewechsler.com/latest/about.html), Adele says she “knows today’s women care about the world we live in” and aspires to include in her collections elements which “bring this [interest] to life”. From working with Zulu artisans for her HELLO AFRICA collection, to designing her eco-couture collection, “the bride who cares about the world in which she lives,” Adele strives to promote sustainability in her clothing; “a collection with an eco-conscience.” Organic hemp and silks, vegetable dyes and gowns fashioned from remnant fabrics have been included across Adele’s diverse eco-wedding gown assemblage, giving consumers the opportunity to “be green” through a wide range of mediums and
Fashion is everything to society and the media. The fashion industry has transformed into a necessity in the life of people. Everyone wants to look good, feel fabulous and feel as if we belong with everyone else. The envy and desire to wear certain things and look a certain way all come, from wearing the latest fashion handbags, accessories, dresses, shoes, and the list goes on. But, when is considering fashion into an individual’s life going too far to the extreme? Many do not consider the whereabouts of fashion materials and how the environment is affected by the mere existence of certain garments. Some may believe these objects grow on trees. But that is clearly not the case. Even though it would be nice. The fashion industry as a
Background WindowsWear provides artistic inspiration and trends from over 40,000 fashion windows from 600 brands across the world. It is the world’s largest fashion visual display and merchandising database (C., 19). WindowsWear is a company that provides visual merchandising, that is focused on trying to grow from Ecommerce to a physical location in the Museum Industry because their number one goal “is to drive traffic to the world’s famous windows” (C., 19) in fashion. The plus about WindowsWear is that their window displays are in real time.