Must Read: Alicia Keys Covers ‘InStyle’, Anna Wintour Issues an Apology for ‘Hurtful and Intolerant’ Mistakes

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Wednesday. Alicia Keys covers InStyle’s July 2020 issueAfter much of the world went into social isolation earlier this year, magazines found themselves needing to get creative about cover shoots. InStyle’s solution … Read more…

Beauty Companies Are Revealing Diversity Statistics and Efforts in #PullUpOrShutUp Challenge

Beauty brands are sharing their employee diversity statistics in response to the #PullUpOrShutUp challenge. The challenge was created by Uoma Beauty founder Sharon Chuter in response to the Black Lives Matter movement. Here are 12 brands’ responses. Allure BEST DEAL … Read more…

Refinery29 Founder Christene Barberich Steps Down as Editor-in-Chief in Response to Accusations of Racism and Toxic Company Culture

Christene Barberich, co-founder and longtime global editor-in-chief of Refinery29, announced that she would be stepping down from the head of the company on Monday. The cause? Accusations of racism and toxic company culture at the media business she helped create … Read more…

As U.S. protests against racial injustice continue, more brands speak out and donate

Ganni, Glossier, Anastasia Beverly Hills and Marc Jacobs Beauty are among several brands to announce monetary contributions to organizations supporting protestors and fighting injustice.  News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST DEAL UPDATE: Shop Men’s & Women’s Best Sellers at Merrell.com. Free … Read more…

Must Read: Beauty Brands Are Being Called Upon to Change, Black Creatives Speak Up About Racism in Fashion

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Friday. Beauty brands are being called upon to commit to anti-racism practicesWhile the beauty industry has been patting itself on the back for becoming more inclusive over the last few years, … Read more…

Do These Fashion Brands Really Care About George Floyd and Racism—Or Their Public Image?

Spencer Platt/Getty When the coronavirus pandemic began, companies started running ads to assure us that they cared. YouTube compilations spliced together messages from Budweiser, Uber, and Walmart promising that we were all in these uncertain times together, and it was … Read more…

Must Read: Voices From the Black Community Speak Up on Fashion, Banana Republic Donates $20 Million in Clothes

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Wednesday. Voices from the Black community speak up on fashionWhen it comes to diversity and inclusivity, the fashion industry has always fallen short. Business of Fashion spoke to a group of … Read more…

L’Oréal Paris Slammed by Model Munroe Bergdorf for Using Black Lives Matter Post as a ‘PR Opportunity’

As brands navigate the choppy waters of communicating in the midst of widespread protests against racism and police brutality, some are learning that social media posts can go very wrong if they’re seen as incongruous with the company’s values and … Read more…

L’Oréal Paris Slammed by Model Munroe Bergdorf for Using Black Lives Matter Post as a ‘PR Opportunity’

As brands navigate the choppy waters of communicating in the midst of widespread protests against racism and police brutality, some are learning that social media posts can go very wrong if they’re seen as incongruous with the company’s values and … Read more…

Must Read: September Issues Are Being Delayed This Year, Tom Ford Is Optimistic About Fashion’s Comeback

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Friday. Magazine publishers are delaying the release of their September issuesDue to the coronavirus pandemic, some magazine publishers such as Hearst are delaying the release dates of their September issues from … Read more…

Carlo Capasa: Camera della Moda still planning on four Milan Fashion Weeks per year; does not plan to change dates

Designers are clamoring for a radical change in the fashion system; for less seasons and shows and later fashion week dates. But Carlo Capasa, president of the Camera, still expects to have four Fashion Weeks per year. News – FashionNetwork.com … Read more…

Lithuania restaurants using mannequins at empty tables to model local designers’ fashions

Paging Mr. Mannequin, party of two. Mannequins are the latest must-have customer as the coronavirus pandemic has forced restaurants to institute social distancing practices and limit capacity. One of these creative solutions utilizes mannequins to make restaurants seem fuller. Most … Read more…

Bernard Arnault buys one-quarter stake in fellow French patron Arnaud Lagardère’s holding company

Bernard Arnault, Europe’s richest man, has acquired a one-quarter stake in Arnaud Lagardère’s holding company, in a move that will be seen as an attempt to support the family of his fellow French billionaire. News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST DEAL … Read more…

Alessandro Michele calls for reformulation of fashion season; and says Gucci will stage digital show in Milan in July, but not in September

One day after Alessandro Michele, creative director of Gucci, revealed on Instagram that the brand would in future stage only two shows per year, the designer called for a reformulation of the fashion calendar.  News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST DEAL … Read more…