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Fosun Fashion Group Ties With Baozun and Activation

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LONDON — It’s a first in the Chinese fashion industry. Fosun Fashion Group, the Chinese owner of Lanvin, Wolford, St. John and Caruso, has formed a strategic alliance with e-commerce firm Baozun, Activation Group and other industry players to strengthen its ability to capture China’s fast-growing demand for luxury brands.

As a part of the partnership, Baozun and Activation will both become minority shareholders in Fosun Fashion Group, and the preferred partners for all brands in FFG’s portfolio, as well as in exploring new business models and solutions for brand expansion.

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You Know Fast Fashion Is Bad For The Planet. So Why Can’t You Stop Buying It?

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Fast fashion and sustainability: We often hear these two terms grouped together, with the former being to blame for hindering the latter.

Most of us fundamentally know there’s a price to pay for super affordable clothes. Consumers aren’t just paying money to add items to their cart ― they’re also paying an environmental and human toll.

But is fast fashion truly the only entity to blame? Or should we really be pointing the finger at ourselves, the ones buying and tossing out the fast fashion? Surely there’s more we can do as consumers.

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Oscars Red Carpet 2021: See All the Fashion & Dresses Here

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This evening, awards season officially comes to a close with the 2021 Oscars. Now in its 93rd year, the Academy Awards will take place in-person at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California. For Hollywood’s biggest night, both A-list nominees and presenters are bound to make an appearance, including Andra Day, Vanessa Kirby, Carey Mulligan, Viola Davis, and Frances McDormand. Better yet, all of these celebrities will be walking the red carpet before the show in their finest evening attire. 

 This awards season has proven to be an extremely glamorous one despite COVID-19 restrictions and some virtual ceremonies, with the

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Fashion industry evolves, as virus forces a rethink

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PARIS (AP) — The pandemic has torn a multibillion-dollar bite out of the fabric of Europe’s fashion industry, stopped runway shows and forced brands to show their designs digitally instead.

Now, amid hopes of a return to near-normality by the year’s end, the industry is asking what fashion will look like as it dusts itself off and struggles to its well-heeled feet again.

Answers vary. Some think the Fashion Week format, in use since the 1940s, will be radically rethought. Others believe Asia will consolidate its huge gains in influence. Many see brands seeking greater sustainability to court a younger

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TikTok Says It’s Time to Dress Like a Y2K Pop Star

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Fashion trends are always coming out of TikTok. As soon as a pair of leggings or silk kerchiefs go viral on the app, they become the new must-have. The latest trend on the app, however, is less about hyping up specific item, and more of a call to action: TikTok wants you to dress like you’re famous. TikTok creators are now dressing like a Y2K pop star—and they’re encouraging their followers to do so, too. 

The videos, which are gaining in popularity, see TikTok creators imagine their wardrobe as though they’re a famous singer in the 2000s. They style

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Fore! How golf fashion finally got in the swing | Fashion

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When Hideki Matsuyama won the Masters earlier this month, he was handed a crisp green blazer with gold buttons to mark the achievement. Given that the sport’s highest honour is a rather jazzy bit of tailoring, it’s ironic that golf attire at a professional level is so achingly bland. And yet, it’s a different story at amateur level where a new wave of high-profile celebrity players and upstart brands are making golf sartorially interesting for the first time in decades – so much so that it’s starting to spill over from the fairway into real life. Norm- “FORE!”

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US Marine Corps turns to CNY fashion designer for new fitness uniforms

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Washington – A small Central New York fashion design firm has won a $46.8 million contract from the U.S. Marine Corps to produce a new line of fitness training uniforms for service members.

American Fashion Network of DeWitt will supply the Marines with up to 1.8 million T-shirts and shorts over the course of the five-year contract.

The woman-owned small business was among four companies that won contracts to supply lightweight, breathable physical training clothes to the Marines, according to the Department of Defense.

All told, 17 companies submitted competitive bids for the deal, Pentagon officials said.

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ACM Awards 2021 fashion hits and misses | Gallery

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Paint your clothes and redesign your t-shirts: revive your wardrobe with Fashion Revolution | Fashion

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A week after lockdown began to ease in the UK, Fashion Revolution Week (FRW) kicks off today with a reminder that “back-to-normal” isn’t always best – especially when it comes to the fashion industry.

“Covid was like a giant magnifying lens that showed us very clearly where we keep going wrong as people on this planet,” says Orsola de Castro, founder and global creative director of Fashion Revolution, pointing to exploitation and abuse which, she says, “are rife” in supply chains.

The aim of Fashion Revolution – which de Castro established in 2013 in response to the collapse of

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