Urban Chat: Contemporary fashion at Jakarta Fashion Week

“They thought we were all about traditional or artisanal products.” So quipped my businesswoman friend Racquel who recently assisted a small French business group to see the fashion potential in Indonesia. I chuckled, not entirely blaming that group for holding the stereotype. Except for select industry insiders who have regularly attended our fashion events or … Read more Urban Chat: Contemporary fashion at Jakarta Fashion Week

Fort Wayne Urban Leagues Accessories Fair reaching out to help women in local shelter programs

You can have a nice dress. But you feel and look so much better when you have the accessories to make the outfit really pop, Kathryn Mbwelera said. That’s why she and volunteers at the Fort Wayne Urban League will host an invitation-only Accessories Fair for women at local homeless and recovery shelters from 2 … Read more Fort Wayne Urban Leagues Accessories Fair reaching out to help women in local shelter programs

Urban Outfitters notes 3.41% dip in Net Income

American fashion retailer Urban Outfitters has registered a fall of 3.41 per cent to US $ 224.48 million in its net income in the fiscal 2016, ending January 31, 2016 as against US $ 232.42 million in the corresponding period last year. However, net sales of the retailer for the reporting period zoomed 3.67 per … Read more Urban Outfitters notes 3.41% dip in Net Income