Social media has changed the modeling industry big time—here’s an inside look at how agencies like One Management are keeping up with the times
It’s safe to say that social media changed the world, and the modeling industry in particular has seen a major transformation. If the late 20th century gave birth to the supermodel—women like Janice Dickinson who became so important in the fashion world that they reached widespread celebrity status—the 2010’s seem to ... More
Carolyn Rafaelian has built Alex and Ani from a side business to a fully-fledged powerhouse, but is all that glitters really gold?
It’s early afternoon on a Thursday at the headquarters of Alex and Ani, and the scene in CEO Carolyn Rafaelian’s office feels more junior-high slumber party than corporate strategy session. Five women crowd around a black stone desk embedded with protective crystals to talk about the ways—myriad, it turns out—one ... More
The fashion brand explores a new creative strategy
Following months of speculation, Raf Simons has officially been named the Chief Creative Officer at Calvin Klein, following three years as Creative Director at Christian Dior Couture. The company announced Simons’ new position over Instagram, Twitter and Facebook, saying that Simons will oversee Design, Global Marketing ... More
The model speaks out about the “free the nipple” movement
Kendall Jenner, the 20-year-old model who famously made a nearly-nude runway debut for Marc Jacobs in 2014, took to her website yesterday to speak out about freeing the nipple. She wrote on kendallj.com, “I really don't see what the big deal is with going braless. I think it's cool ... More
The model channels her inner “Goth Goddess” for Marc Jacobs' fall 2016 campaign
Kendall Jenner joins unexpected muses Marilyn Manson, Courtney Love, Sissy Spacek, Juno Temple and more in a gothic campaign for Marc Jacobs fall 16. With bleached brows, smoky eyes and wild, crimped hair, Jenner looks nothing like the fresh-faced model we’ve come to know.
This isn’t the first ... More
The brand announced some bold changes for its next show
Guests at Tommy Hilfiger’s February 15 NYFW show at Park Avenue Armory will experience some majorly high-tech upgrades. Gone are the days of fiddling around in your bag for a hard copy of your invite when checking in. Now, attendees sporting an Apple Watch to the show can ... More
Burberry and Tom Ford lead the pack in radically altering the calendar
Designers are beginning to reconsider their approach to the traditional concept of seasonal fashion. To date, the general public has only been able to buy collections six months after they premiered on the runway. But that’s no longer the case.
Today, Burberry announced its plans to show seasonless men’s ... More
The legendary supermodel won’t be posing for the cameras anymore, but that doesn’t mean she’ll be out of the spotlight
On February 20th Cindy Crawford will turn 50 (though ever the beauty icon, it’s impossible to tell) and she’d like to finally put an end to her modeling days.
"I'm sure I'll have my picture taken for 10 more years, but not as a model anymore. And that's OK. I've ... More
From late shifts at Red Lobster to primetime on Shark Tank, streetwear magnate Daymond John always floats to the top
Daymond John knows something about selling a lifestyle. Back in Queens in 1990, before anyone could imagine an urban streetwear industry worth more than $70 billion, John was in his early twenties working at a Red Lobster. The hip-hop community was making millions for fashion labels it had incorporated into ... More
By offering style bloggers and magazines a cut of the sales their content generates, Amber Venz Box has revolutionized the way fashion is bought and sold online
If you’ve ever bought anything online based on the recommendations of, say, Vogue, The Coveteur or, let’s all be honest here, the Kardashians, you’ve been shopping through an invisible commissions platform called rewardStyle. Its referral links allow content creators, from iconic magazines to influential style bloggers and celebrities, ... More