Published: Oct 17, 2021
When a fashion industry sustainability group called out China over its treatment of Uyghur Muslims, the idea was to nudge Beijing toward human-rights reforms while cleaning up a troubled corner of the $60 billion global cotton business. Western brands have learned the hard way that things dont work that way in China.
Published: Oct 17, 2021
The pandemic has hit the fashion industry hard. As the government encourages everyone to stay at home to remain safe, people have less need for new clothes, bags, shoes and other fashion items – which has resulted in plummeting sales.
Published: Jun 09, 2021
Hermes.com launched in Thailand on 2nd June 2021. Conceived in the same spirit as Hermès stores, which draw on their creativity and conviviality, as well as their window displays, objects, services and narratives, the new hermes.com website combines e-commerce and content at a single address.
Published: Apr 04, 2021
It's been more than a year now that churchgoers have been watching virtual streaming Sunday services on their cellphones and computers during the pandemic. Many have made a habit of tuning in while wearing cozy sweatpants or pajamas.
Published: Feb 17, 2021
Each year over four weeks in February and March, thousands of fashion executives, celebrities, influencers and models hopscotch between the world's style capitals to attend runway shows. Attached to them is a multimillion-dollar economy that pumps both investment and tourist spending into New York, London, Paris and Milan.
Published: Jun 16, 2020
The coronavirus crisis has upended just about every part of daily life. Tens of millions of Americans are out of work, and a deepening recession has forced many people to rethink their spending. Retailers - already saddled with a glut of unsold winter and spring merchandise - are scrambling to get a handle on these new habits and what is projected to be a long-term shift in the types of clothing, shoes and accessories people will be willing to buy.
Published: Mar 01, 2020
PARIS - The protective face masks have become more intentional. Instead of institutional white surgical masks, guests entering the Loewe show Friday morning at the UNESCO offices had the option of grabbing one in basic black. Having consumed a steady stream of coronavirus updates, folks knew the masks offered little protection from free-floating germs, but still, a proactive gesture was something.
Published: Dec 12, 2019
Titled “Force for Nature”, the Stella McCartney’s Spring ‘20 collection projects a strong-hearted woman who cares about the future of our planet, sending a defiant message of activism with poetic phrases by author and environmentalist Jonathan Safran Foer. Recognised as a force for nature herself, McCartney personifies this spirit of positive change and this season she urges everybody to join her.
Published: Dec 04, 2019
The Caring Hearts for Aid Foundation collaborated with Swissotel le Concorde hotel as well as various public and private agencies to stage a charity fashion show last week. The show, which had as its theme “Thinking of the Father... Sufficiently” remembered the grace of His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej the Great King, on the occasion of Father's Day. Her Royal Highness Princess Bajrakitiyabha Narendiradebyavati presided over the event.
Published: Nov 15, 2019
The Mae Fah Luang Foundation under Royal Patronage launched the 4th DoiTung & Friends event on November 12 at Siam Paragon, featuring a every-day fashion collection inspired by life, nature, and tribe culture - jointly created by famous designers, traditional artists, and Doitung tribe artisans.