Cultural Appropriation or Cultural Appreciation?

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This past week, a High School student’s Prom Dress took the Twitterverse by storm. A flurry of tweets accusing the teenager of cultural appropriation flooded timelines. The student purchased a traditional Chinese qipaou; a dress featuring a mandarin collar and beautifully knotted buttons, from a vintage shop. She posted the […]

Lacoste adopts temporary logos to raise awareness for endangered species

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French retailer Lacoste is advocating for animal welfare through its clothes; but not by refraining from fur usage. While high end brands such as Gucci and Michael Kors are joining the fur-free wagon this year, Lacoste has decided to raise awareness for endangered species, by temporarily replacing its iconic crocodile […]

This Prominent Fashion House Is Reacting on School Gun Violence

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It is not a regular case when you hear the news that high fashion brands are engaged in social advocacy. However, it is not a first time when an outstanding luxury brand such as Gucci is reacting on the prominent social issue. In 2013 Gucci has launched Chime For Change […]

Michael Kors will stop using animal fur

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Along with Gucci and other luxury fashion brands, Michael Kors has officially announced that it will be joining the fur-free wagon! The US fashion house will phase out the manufacturing of products that use animal fur by the end of 2018. Luxury footwear brand Jimmy Choo, which was acquired by Michael Kors […]

#ICouldHaveBeen Celebrity Campaign Sends Strong Message In Fight Against Women’s Violence

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With countless sexual harassment claims circulating around Hollywood, many eyes have been opened regarding serious issues that women face in the industry and on a daily basis. International Day Against Women’s Violence is on November 25th and many celebrities are collaborating with the Kering Foundation’s digital #ICouldHaveBeen campaign. The idea behind this […]

Rihanna x VOGUE Arabia

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Just last week, Rihanna tweeted, “Thousands of years apart, two iconic women will finally meet.” The reveal is here! Slaying as Egyptian Queen Nefertiti, Rihanna pays tribute wearing all Gucci. The issue is dedicating strong and dynamic women who are changing the world. Nefertiti, a beloved figure from the Middle East, is known […]

Gucci joins Fur Free Alliance

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On Wednesday, the renowned Italian fashion house has officially decided to refrain from fur usage and strictly adhere to its new plan of action, the “Culture of Purpose” sustainability plan. The project is underpinned by three pillars – environment (where fur is obtained),  humanity (focuses on welfare trough multiracial inclusion) […]

Milan Fashion Week AW16

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By Deidra Barton All eyes were on Milan last week as couturiers showed their collections for the upcoming chillier season, AW16. Dolce & Gabbana, Cristiano Burani, Iceberg to Prada, Moschino, Emilio Pucci showed off their latest collections from their line with a little help from A list models. This year, […]