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Fast Company

Brands like Nike, Coach, and Gap are destroying the Amazon with their leather products

You probably already know that leather is bad for the planet. But did you know that it’s also directly tied to the deforestation of the Amazon rainforest?. That’s the main finding of a new report from sustainability organizations Slow Factory and The researchers found that the Amazon is currently being plowed down by cattle farmers who produce leather for the fashion industry. By closely tracking the leather exports and customs data, they identified dozens of fashion brands whose factories source hides from the Amazon, including Nike, Adidas, H&M, Zara, and Coach.
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Beauty and Fashion Sites That Popped Over Black Friday, Cyber Monday

Click here to read the full article. As experts continue dissecting post-Thanksgiving Day sales data, some notable insights are starting to emerge. The latest comes from analytics firm Similarweb, which posted its list of popular beauty and apparel sites based on online traffic growth over Black Friday and Cyber Monday.  According to the AI-based market intelligence platform, which tracks web and mobile app visits, it analyzed the top 100 beauty sites to learn which ones showed the greatest increase during this time, compared to their lead-up in November. More from WWDThe Standout Fashion Moments from the 2021 Gotham Awards2021 American Music Awards...

How Nylon Became Fashion’s Favorite Fabric for Bags and Accessories

As far as nylon goes, it’s undeniably one of the most interesting textiles in the history of fashion. It’s fitting, then, that the humble fabric has risen as one of the most popular styles for bags and accessories in 2021. Unusual times call for unusual fashion, and nylon certainly encompasses all that. It’s almost apocalyptic; it’s sturdy, water-resistant, affordable, and works for a range of items from couture gowns to everyday bags.

Balenciaga Plans for the Metaverse & Digital Exploration

Balenciaga has been bridging the gap between fashion and the digital world for a while now, ranging from its video game-inspired lookbook to its collaboration with Fortnite. Following Facebook's rebrand to Meta, a Twitter interaction between the tech giant and the fashion house unfolded, leading fans to speculate that something might be in the works. At Business of Fashion's annual Voices conference, Balenciaga CEO Cédric Charbit confirmed that the label has big plans.
CBS Austin

Fashion exchange pop-up store opening in Downtown Austin

AUSTIN, Texas — The City of Austin Economic Development Department is getting ready to welcome shoppers to the ATX+EGYPT Fashion Pop-Up. The pop-up store will feature clothing, jewelry, leather goods, and more, designed by Austin and Egyptian fashion designers participating in the ATX+EGYPT Entrepreneurship Program. The year-long international business development...
Newnan Times-Herald

House of Gucci: Fun but lacking in depth

“House of Gucci” is an entertaining soap opera. Had Ridley Scott placed more faith in Lady Gaga, it could have been so much more. In the film, Gaga plays Patrizia Reggiani, an ambitious woman who marries into the prestigious Gucci family. Her loving partner is Maurizio Gucci (Adam Driver). We meet him when he is at odds with his father, Rodolfo (Jeremy Irons), co-owner of the family fashion empire. Initially, Patrizia accepts Maurizio’s rejection of his family’s great wealth. But she’s secretly hiding her inner desire to be a part of the powerful Gucci universe.

Hip Hop Fashion Trends You Should Follow

The hoodie has come a long way since it was first introduced to the world of fashion. Originally designed as a piece of sportswear, the hoodie has now become a staple of streetwear fashion. Whether you’re rocking a hoodie from your favorites street wear brand or just a plain old...

44 Best Activewear Brands in 2021 to Know and Shop

Now that the defining lines between athletic wear, loungewear, and relaxed after-hours-wear have been blurred to soft smudges, searching for the best activewear is a triple play. In 2021, everything lives beyond the gym, the studio, or, of course, the yoga mat. Designer collabs and ballet-all-day layers are leading activewear’s...

Ayeza Khan Strikes a Princes Pose in Vibrant Velvet Ensembles

Ayeza Khan charisma and beauty have earned her a place in Zarab Chottani’s velvet festive collection. All of her outfits have been a smashing success, and she’s won over her admirers with her stunning good looks. Actress Ayeza Khan doesn’t need an introduction; she is stunning in everything she does....

Holiday Deals from AAPI-Owned Fashion & Beauty Businesses

With the holiday season right around the corner, consider supporting AAPI-owned businesses!. Gold House, a nonprofit collective of Asian & Pacific Islander founders, creative voices, and leaders, is hosting its FIRST annual Holiday Sale from Dec. 2 to Dec. 19. They are collaborating with 40 partner brands that have their own unique deals and discounts perfect for any gift-giving venture.
Elite Daily

15 Fashion Accessories For Holiday Gifts Under $100 That *Everyone* Could Use

Giving solid, thoughtful gifts is a talent. An art form, if you will. And there's no better feeling than knowing you absolutely nailed a present. But, while I love showering my friends and family with gifts, that doesn't mean I'm always very good at it. This year, as I drown in gift lists, scroll through product roundups, sleuth, and do just about anything else I can to up my holiday shopping game, one thing I'm confident that pretty much everyone on my list always loves is some fresh fashion accessories as holiday gifts. TBH, the hardest part of shopping for these items is giving them away.