| November 19, 2020
The times we’re experiencing—the sign of profound transformation—questions the excess of yesterday and pushes us to take a new look at how we consume. Conscious of society’s upheavals and changes in the environment, we see a return to reassuring, enduring values and a desire for transparency and ethics to help us consume less and better.
Showing its support for the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, the Conscious Fashion Campaign launched its virtual event and exhibition “Discover the Sustainable Development Goals—To Power the Decade of Action” on Dec. 1. The event will run until Dec. 30.
Trina Turk at 25
As 2020 comes to a close, Trina Turk reflects on her brand’s 25 years, discusses her new book, reveals her source of inspiration and shares her Spring 2021 collection.
Trinidad3 Holiday 2020
As a military veteran–led brand that manufactures its goods in the United States, the Los Angeles–based denim label Trinidad3 has established itself as a source of pride in the industry and throughout the country.
After a few months’ worth of scheduling delays because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the DC Swim Week produced its Miami Swim Week debut.
As the Spring 2021 fashion weeks around the world were produced using limited-capacity and outdoor runway shows, filmed presentations, and virtual garment showcases using digital models, Vegan Fashion Week founder and producer Emmanuelle Rienda bypassed the production of an October event. Instead, Rienda prepared to unveil her next new venture to promote vegan work within the fashion industry.
For his Spring 2021 ready-to-wear presentation, New York designer Thom Browne hosted a global event for Paris Fashion Week by producing a show filmed at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.
We have watched the gradual decline of brand loyalty, a development borne of fast-fashion’s demand for new products all the time and the rise of influencer peddling. This reality has posed real threats to established brands that are not as agile due to legacy assets and their own bureaucracies.
On Oct. 17, Fashion Week San Diego is scheduled to unfurl a virtual runway for a group of emerging San Diego designers.
The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival and Goldenvoice Black are supporting the Black community through a GV Black x Coachella partnership that includes showcasing the Black Lives Matter–inspired fashion designs of creatives including Nicholas Mayfield, whose work is being presented under the branding Nicholas Mayfield Over Everything.
Influential fashion designer Kenzo Takada died Oct. 4 in Paris due to complications stemming from COVID-19, according to an announcement from his self-named Kenzo fashion brand, which is owned by the luxury conglomerate LVMH.
2020 has been a doozy of a year—from the COVID-19 pandemic to politics, race relations, horrendous fires, tropical storms and scorching temperatures. These issues throughout the year have affected all of us. Throughout most of history and especially during trying times, fashion has traditionally played a dual role.
Within its Fall 2020 Guardians of Nature collection, Boyish Jeans maintained its ecologically sound fashion focus while paying homage to the women who offered protection in the name of love as they started a fashion revolution toward the boyish look that began to take shape a century ago.
The COVID-19 shutdown inspired celebrated fashion designers to go online and produce digital runway shows. Now, student designers are following.