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WATCH: Jourdan Dunn Explains That Racist Encounter

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 04.02.2013 | Black Voices

We're still trying to get over Jourdan Dunn revealing that a makeup artist refused to work with her because she was black. Crazy, right? Well, the ...

More Shocking Tales Of Fashion Industry Racism

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 04.02.2013 | Black Voices

Model Chanel Iman recently spoke out about dealing with racism in the fashion industry and now Jourdan Dunn is following suit. The 22-year-old Bri...

'We Already Found One Black Girl. We Don’t Need You'

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 03.26.2013 | Black Voices

The topic of racism in the fashion industry has reared its ugly head one too many times over the past several months. There was that ELLE France gaffe...

Is Age Really an Issue in Fashion?

Ann Brady | Posted 03.17.2013 | Style
Ann Brady

In a few short months, I'll be celebrating my 35th birthday. And in the back of my head, I keep having this feeling that perhaps I need to somehow look or act older.

Marc Jacobs On Breaking Into The Fashion Industry As A Teenager

tv | Posted 01.11.2013 | Teen

By Julia Rubin "Even I'm a little bit nervous about tonight's conversation," Fern Mallis told the sold-out crowd as she introduced Marc Jacobs at ...

Breaking Into the Fashion Market as an Emerging Designer: The New Rules

Benish Shah | Posted 01.11.2013 | Style
Benish Shah

When looking at pricing sheets from factories abroad, the numbers always look much better than the numbers you get from U.S.-based factories. But when you look at in the long run -- it's often more economical to produce in New York rather than abroad. Why, you ask?

Clothes Saved My Life

Amanda McGowan | Posted 02.05.2013 | Style
Amanda McGowan

One outfit and one day changed everything for me.

I May Be A Pear-Shape But I Refuse To Dress Like One

Amanda McGowan | Posted 01.13.2013 | Style
Amanda McGowan

Bandage dresses? Nooooo thanks.

Why UPenn Needs a Fashion Program

Daniel Ortiz | Posted 01.12.2013 | College
Daniel Ortiz

Penn has always been at the cutting edge in developing programs that enable its students to integrate their different areas of interest. The fashion industry continues to evolve immensely, and it would be a pity for Penn students to fall behind during this critical period.

Jessica Misener

How Will Climate Change Affect What We Wear? Surprise -- It Already Has | Jessica Misener | Posted 11.08.2012 | Style

As temperatures rise... revenues fall. See who's getting hit the hardest.

I'm A Fashionista And I Refuse To Shop

Christina Anderson | Posted 12.23.2012 | Style
Christina Anderson

Surrounded by the latest trends, you'd think I'd be tempted to splurge. Here's why I don't.

Celebrities Support Black Retailers At Star-Studded BRAG Gala

Posted 10.23.2012 | Black Voices

Fashion's elite came out to honor black retailers who have changed the face of the industry at the 42nd annual BRAG Gala. The Black Retail Actio...

I Lie About Where My Clothes Are From

Michelle Persad | Posted 10.16.2012 | Style
Michelle Persad

The minute I saw a classmate in my polo I vowed to never tell anyone where I bought my clothes again.

Even In A Struggling Economy, People Still Can't Resist A Prada Bag

Reuters | Posted 08.07.2012 | Business

* Q1 revs 686.7 mln euros vs 640 mln eur f'cast * Net profit 121.7 mln vs 98 mln eur f'cast * EBIT doubles, outpaces rev...

Un-Occupy Hollywood: The Power of Media

April Salchert | Posted 08.05.2012 | Media
April Salchert

I hear Hollywood tends to be liberal. But from what I gather from its messages, it couldn't care less about its main audience: the middle and lower classes. As far as I'm concerned, it is just as bad as Mr. Trump and his birther banter.

Made in NYC?

Rochelle Behrens | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Rochelle Behrens

I hope it will remain widely understood that 'Made in NYC,' when it comes to apparel, emphasizes a clear values decision, not to mention an adjustment in a fashion company's financials. Decidedly producing product domestically creates inefficiencies for the company and costs explode.

One Girl Speaks Out: Why I Relate to HBO's Girls

LearnVest | Posted 07.04.2012 | TV

When most 20-somethings move to New York, especially to work in fashion as I did, nearly all of them compare their lives to Sex and the City. But let's be honest: I have much more in common with Hannah than with Carrie.

Margaret Wheeler Johnson

David Herzog, M.D., Founder Of Harris Center For Eating Disorder Research, Talks Fashion Industry | Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 04.02.2012 | Women

David Herzog, M.D., founded the Harris Center for Education and Advocacy in Eating Disorders at Massachusetts General Hospital in the early 1990s. On ...

The Next Step For The Fashion Industry, From Isaac Mizrahi (WATCH)

Posted 09.04.2013 | MarloThomas

Fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi talks about the fashion industry and where it's headed. See more clips (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs ...

Changes In The Fashion Industry, From Isaac Mizrahi (WATCH)

Posted 09.03.2013 | MarloThomas

Fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi has a surprising take on what has been changing in the fashion industry. See more clips (function(d, s, id) ...

Report: Ethical Fashion Africa, Celebrating International Women's Day (VIDEO) | Posted 05.08.2012 | Impact

Not all that is in vogue is vacuous and sinister; some powerful global programs are working to inject integrity into the fashion industry.

The "F-word": Closing the Gap Between Female-Dominated Startups in a Male-Dominated Industry

Erin Flynn | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Erin Flynn

You don't have to wear pink designer clothes, resemble Reese Witherspoon in Legally Blonde, or say "like" between every sentence to build a fashion startup. It's clear that the world of fashion is a multi-billion dollar industry with just as many tech opportunities as any other business.

Fashion Forward Has Become Fashion Follow; Here Are the New Leaders

Joah Spearman | Posted 04.24.2012 | Style
Joah Spearman

I'm proud to say that I know people that are a part of a new guard of leaders paving the way for groundbreaking changes to an otherwise stagnant fashion industry hoping for a return to 1990s consumer behavior.

The Overworked, Underfed, Underage Faces Of Modeling

AP | By LEANNE ITALIE | Posted 02.08.2012 | Home

NEW YORK -- Models are more than just pretty faces. They're often overworked, underfed and underage independent contractors with little say when thing...

Make Me Beautiful

Nenad Ciric | Posted 03.11.2012 | Style
Nenad Ciric

One of the biggest misconceptions about the fashion world is that it is a glamorous environment to work in.