Fashion’s Year in Instagram: The Designers and Models Who Gained the Most Followers in 2016

These days, a designer’s Instagram seems almost as important as their actual designs. Who are you if you don’t have at least a five-figure following, anyway? This year saw mega-brands put on such over-the-top, Insta-friendly runway shows that the clothes occasionally faded into the background of an epic set. Others are going off the runway … Read more Fashion’s Year in Instagram: The Designers and Models Who Gained the Most Followers in 2016

Why Fashion and Politics Don’t Mix

Remember back in November when bemused Clinton backers wept in their ateliers and Parisian designer Sophie Theallet rallied designers to join her in boycotting the new FLOTUS? Well now fashion, the entity, is having a change of heart. Nicole Miller is the latest American designer to support the idea of dressing the next First Lady, … Read more Why Fashion and Politics Don’t Mix

Alexa Chung on Fashion and Feminism

Alexa Chung has made a considerable impact within the fashion industry throughout her professional career, but she holds a unique perspective on its relevance. The British model and television personality, who is known for her personal style, recently spoke to Fashionista and offered a unique perspective on the place of fashion in her life. “One day, … Read more Alexa Chung on Fashion and Feminism

Diversity on Fashion Magazine Covers Significantly Improved This Year

2016 has been a truly rough year, but all has not been totally lost. Some good news is that magazines went to work improving the racial diversity of their covers over the last 12 months compared to 2015. Fashionista conducted an analysis of 147 U.S.-based magazine covers from the past year and discovered a 16.9 percent increase in … Read more Diversity on Fashion Magazine Covers Significantly Improved This Year