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Ivanka Trump Responds Predictably To Charges She Copied Shoe Designs

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 08.24.2016 | Style

There’s at least one thing Ivanka Trump wants to throw away even more than that shady letter she got from an indie jewelry brand. You might recall h...

Why People Who Work In Fashion Are Afraid To Admit They Love Zara

Rashad Benton | Posted 08.09.2016 | Style
Rashad Benton

I've encountered many people who work in the Fashion Industry who love Zara, but are afraid to admit it. I've walked the halls of two of the top magaz...

5 Ways to Attract Millennial Interns

Brandice N. Daniel | Posted 06.15.2016 | Business
Brandice N. Daniel

For 3 years, I've had an internship program with Harlem's Fashion Row (HFR). Every month, I receive resumes from millennials wanting to intern with us...

How Beyonce's 'Ivy Park' Label Should Solve Sweatshop Scandal: Switch Suppliers

Michael Shank, Ph.D. | Posted 05.26.2016 | Entertainment
Michael Shank, Ph.D.

Beyonce's label, Ivy Park, launched in collaboration with British fast fashion company Topshop, is quickly falling short of her stated goal to "celebrate every woman and the body she's in while always striving to be better".

How Paris Hilton Inspired Iman's Retirement From The Fashion Industry

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 04.19.2016 | OWN

When supermodel Iman was at the height of her career in the fashion industry, she did something no one expected: She retired. It was an abrupt move, b...

I Went Undercover As A Teen Model, Here's What I Learned

Refinery29 | Posted 03.18.2016 | Style

All photos by Meredith Wright. Starbucks is our happy place. Iced lattes cool us down from the oppressive Shanghai heat, and the cheerful, air-condit...

Ajak Deng, Sudanese-Australian Model, Quits The Fashion Industry

The Huffington Post | Nadya Agrawal | Posted 02.25.2016 | Black Voices

Australian model Ajak Deng announced this week on Instagram that she is quitting modeling. Since being discovered in 2008, Deng has walked in runway ...

Larger Than Hashtag: the Triumph of Kanye West, Hedi Slimane and Derek Zoolander

Stephan Rabimov | Posted 02.17.2016 | Style
Stephan Rabimov

The industry cried wolf for years. So when fashion system finally broke on February 10, it still took everyone by surprise. "Things fall apart. The ce...

WATCH LIVE: Christie Brinkley & Ashley Graham Talk Fashion

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 01.28.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

Christie Brinkley and Ashley Graham join HuffPost Live to chat about NYDJ's 2016 "Fit to Be" campaign. Join the discussion on fashion and what can be ...

Cindy Crawford Talks Turning 50 And The Pressures Of Aging

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 09.21.2015 | Fifty

She's been a household name -- known for her stunning looks -- since the 1990s, but Cindy Crawford says she's still no stranger to the pressures of ag...

Fast Fashion and the Prison Crisis: What Comes Next?

Christian Birky | Posted 08.20.2016 | Impact
Christian Birky

When a garment factory collapsed in Bangladesh in the spring of 2013, I was at Princeton finishing my thesis on potential resolutions to the American prison crisis. I thought the two -- labor exploitation in the fashion industry and a disastrous incarceration rate -- were unrelated. I was wrong.

Tim Gunn Talks Supply Chain Transparency in Fashion

Stephanie Hepburn | Posted 08.18.2016 | Impact
Stephanie Hepburn

There is increased awareness in the fashion industry when it comes to the need for transparency, Gunn says, but he isn't confident that this has translated into action.

Forever Young: Why The Fashion Industry Is So Obsessed With Young Girls

Nora Turriago | Posted 08.05.2016 | Style
Nora Turriago

There is something distinctly unsettling about watching a pubescent girl stalk down the runway, styled to look beyond her years and wearing expensive clothing intended for adult women.

Black Model Is 'Tired Of Apologizing For [Her] Blackness'

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 08.17.2015 | Style

Model Nykhor Paul is fed up with the fashion world and is making her feelings known. The South Sudanese model posted an open letter on her Instagr...

What No One Tells You About Working in Fashion

Jordan Murphy | Posted 05.07.2016 | Style
Jordan Murphy

Attempting to keep all of these headstrong individuals happy and complacent is a daily struggle of plate-spinning proportions. Managing expectations and overseeing critical conversations are a part of the job description, so it's key to be prepared and confident.

5 Women Inspiring Us To Reinvent

Posted 04.23.2015 | Women

Evolution. It’s as pivotal to a woman’s life as it has been to the development of our species. Moving from the role of singleton to life partner, ...

Trendy or Not: A Pop of Color

DeVin'e Blacksher | Posted 06.17.2015 | Style
DeVin'e Blacksher

The change for more diversity must start from the bottom just like people going into the industry are required to do. So, the first and most significant step would be to make more paid internships.

California's Drought is Only the Beginning

Mattias Wallander | Posted 06.13.2015 | Green
Mattias Wallander

The methods in which we sustain our water are critical to human survival. California's water crisis may only be a drop in the bucket, compared to what can be in America's future, if things don't change.

Turning Dreams Jobs Into Reality: Creative Director, Garance Doré

Sara Panagiotopoulou | Posted 06.06.2015 | Style
Sara Panagiotopoulou

Everyone has a "dream job" lying dormant in their hearts. Unfortunately, it's usually plagued by one negative thought: that it can't become a reality. But many people have turned their dreams into daily realities. How did they get there?

Here's Why Queer Voices In Fashion Matter

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 03.26.2015 | Style

The fashion industry is quick to embrace new trends, colors and styles. But when it comes to including diverse voices and physical representations, t...

This Video Is Funny But It Will Make You Think Seriously About Fashion Diversity

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 03.25.2015 | Style

We're fully aware there is a lack of diversity within the fashion industry. There are hardly any black designers, the runway is almost completely whit...

Mothers, Daughters and Eating Disorders

Rosjke Hasseldine | Posted 05.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Rosjke Hasseldine

Mother blaming is patriarchy's age-old way of taking the focus away from the harm that it causes women by making women responsible for harming themselves.

8 Badass Bosses & How They Made It

Refinery29 | Gina Marinell | Posted 12.12.2014 | Style

It wasn’t all that long ago that a woman had to wear a suit to be taken seriously in the workplace, much less to be viewed and respected as the boss...

We Buy An Obscene Amount Of Clothes. Here's What It's Doing To Secondhand Stores.

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 05.13.2016 | Style

First lesson: Find something you like, and hold onto it forever.

The Only Thing Shocking About Glamour's Body Image Survey

Sheila Moeschen | Posted 12.21.2014 | Women
Sheila Moeschen

I admit that it would be nice to pin our body image hang-ups to one dartboard. It would be super keen if we could lay blame at the feet of the music industry, our seventh grade gym teacher or the guy (and let's face it, it was totally a dude) who invented the tube top.