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Fashion Industry

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 11.24.2014 | 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.

The Fashion Industry Gets A Body-Positive Makeover

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 09.08.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

New York Fashion Week is officially in full swing, but some of the biggest industry innovations are happening off the runway. Socially-conscious d...

Karlie Kloss: 'I Have Never Considered Modeling An Actual Job Title'

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 06.03.2014 | Style

Karlie Kloss is a Victoria's Secret Angel, one of Taylor Swift's best friends, and a trendsetter -- but mostly, she is known as a model. However, that...

British Vogue EIC Alexandra Shulman Is 'Horribly Uninterested' In Health Crazes

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 05.12.2014 | Style

The fashion industry is constantly accused of promoting unhealthy body ideals, crash diets and eating disorders. This is not news. But editors of majo...

Stop Making the Thin Girl Ugly

Jenni Chiu | Posted 06.02.2014 | Women
Jenni Chiu

I worry for the girls out there who are like I was -- who are suffering from the same self-esteem issues that most teenagers do and are being told they are ugly not only by their teasing peers, but by adults around them who are crusading for change.

6 Things I Want To Say To The Fashion Industry Now That I'm 60

Ann Brenoff | Posted 05.26.2014 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

Clothes should never be uncomfortable. Yet you have made dresses that we can't sit in without revealing our privates, pants that don't accommodate our bellies after lunch, and shoes that cause bunions and other foot problems. Why do you do that?

Isaac Mizrahi On The 'Right Way' For Fashion To Incorporate Plus-Size

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 03.17.2014 | Style

On a recent segment of HuffPost Live, fashion designer and "Project Runway: All Stars" judge Isaac Mizrahi had some insightful things to say about the...

Cindy Crawford's New Smokin' Hot Magazine Covers

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 02.27.2014 | Style

Today in fabulous model news, Cindy Crawford tweeted her four, yes FOUR, covers for the UK's The Times Magazine. Sporting big hair for each look, ...

Why This Model Doesn't Want To Work With Terry Richardson

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 02.27.2014 | Style

In the fashion and celebrity world, it seems like everybody has been photographed by Terry Richardson. From Beyoncé to Miley Cyrus, to the Kardashian...

Rick Owens Inspires Beautifully Diverse Editorial

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 02.24.2014 | Black Voices

It's been nearly six months since Rick Owens' Spring/Summer 2014 fashion show took place in Paris, but we just can't stop talking about it -- and for ...

Accompany Is The Whole Foods Of Fashion

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 02.19.2014 | Style

Online shopping has become one of those things you do on your lunch break, during lectures or at night before you go to bed. At any given time, you pr...

Another Black Model Told: 'One Black Girl Is Enough'

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 02.04.2014 | Black Voices

Tales of racism within the fashion are, sadly, never ending. From ridiculously insensitive editorials to the blatant whitewashing of runways -- and be...

The Nasty Insult That Could Have Ended Emme's Modeling Career

OWN | Posted 02.03.2014 | OWN

Emme rocked the fashion world when she became the world's first full-figured supermodel in the 1990s. She's appeared on countless magazine covers, hel...

Why Unpaid Internships Are No Catwalk for the Fashion Industry

Ashley Mosley | Posted 03.30.2014 | Style
Ashley Mosley

To this day, many interns in the fashion industry have to choose between unpaid internships, which they may spend every waking hour at, or face not getting into dream positions. Apart from lack of engagement and lost productivity, why are unpaid internships no catwalk for the fashion industry?

The Utility of Fashion

Francesca Koe | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Francesca Koe

Let's be frank -- I am not a fashionista. The last time I may have even been remotely on the cusp of being fashionable was well-over a decade ago, (u...

3 New Books Explore the Lives of Fashion's Elite

PureWow | Posted 12.21.2013 | Books
PureWow

Few things are simultaneously as tight-lipped and wildly ostentatious as the world of fashion. But if you're anything like us, one glimpse sends your voyeuristic tendencies spiraling. This month, the plebeians can peek into the beautiful madness through three new tomes.

WATCH: Getting Real About Fashion's Race Problem

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 10.18.2013 | Black Voices

Kanye West's comments on fashion's race problem last week have got us thinking about the industry's blind spot and its complex relationship with hip-h...

Wake Up!

Elissa Kravetz | Posted 11.20.2013 | Impact
Elissa Kravetz

We have a responsibility as publicists, journalists, fashion designers. Promote things that matter. Write about things that will make someone else feel good. Think about what you are making, creating, designing, selling, wearing.

Robin Givhan Says 'Ask Me Anything'...

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 09.13.2013 | Black Voices

Robin Givhan is arguably the best fashion journalist in the world, and she's got the Pulizer Prize to prove it. So we were thrilled to find out the Wa...

Robin Givhan Weighs In On 'Fashion's Blind Spot'

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 09.04.2013 | Black Voices

Fashion Week officially starts Thursday and while we're looking forward to the shows, our anticipation is riding high as we wait to see what Bethann H...

Julee Wilson

Should We Boycott The Fashion Industry?

HuffingtonPost.com | Julee Wilson | Posted 08.10.2013 | Black Voices

Has outrage over the lack of diversity and racial insensitivity within the fashion industry reached its peak? If not, Thursday's New York Times articl...

My Big Problem With The Fashion Industry

Alexa Curtis | Posted 10.01.2013 | Teen
Alexa Curtis

Fashion is not an easy industry. Competitive, cut-throat and nonstop? Yes, yes and yes. Whether it be modeling, blogging, social media, magazines, sales... most likely, you're going to be underpaid, overworked, and in way above your head.

Dior FINALLY Casts Black Models!

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 07.02.2013 | Black Voices

The whitewashing of the fashion industry isn't news. Black models are often refused jobs, ignored or replaced all together with white models in blackf...