Fashion’s Glorification—and Devastation—of Nature

A 1760s court dress with ermine trimming. PHOTO: VICTORIA AND ALBERT MUSEUM, LONDON With a 6-foot-wide skirt and lavish ermine fur trimming, the 1760s formal court dress is a showstopper. So too are the birds-head earrings and the gown embroidered with iridescent beetle-wing cases. But they are more than just beautiful fashion—they are objects derived in different ways … Read more Fashion’s Glorification—and Devastation—of Nature

Meet Fashion’s First Computer-Generated Influencer

LOS ANGELES, United States — Miquela Sousa, better known by her Instagram handle @lilmiquela, appears to be your run-of-the-mill influencer. The 19-year-old, Los Angeles-based, Brazilian/Spanish model and musician fills her Instagram feed with an endless stream of “outfit-of-the-day” shots, featuring Chanel, Proenza Schouler, Supreme, Vetements and Vans. She shares pictures of herself attending events like ComplexCon with fellow … Read more Meet Fashion’s First Computer-Generated Influencer

UBM Fashion’s Accessories Magazine Will Go All-Digital

A view of the UBM Fashion Coterie trade show, September 2016. Don Stahl UBM Fashion said its Accessories Magazine will move to an all-news, all-digital platform beginning in January 2018. Its print edition will cease publication and exclusively print special issues, salutes and events. Accessories Magazine has published women’s fashion accessories news for more than 100 years. Its … Read more UBM Fashion’s Accessories Magazine Will Go All-Digital