Fashion Blog


The “Accidental” Luxury Brand

An overheard comment prompted artist and sculptor Rosemary Goodenough to print 150 copies of her work onto silk scarves. That simple act launched a luxury brand that has become something of a hidden gem for consumers who want something you can’t find in every luxury retailer. Highlights: The key to serving a luxury consumer well […]

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The Case for Gender Fluid Fashion

Gender diversity often makes people uncomfortable. But it’s important both from a societal viewpoint as well as in strictly business terms. To help us better understand this topic, we welcome Joshua Williams, assistant professor at Parsons and a founder of QueerCut, a marketplace for queer shoppers. Highlights: How Gen Z is driving gender diversity… and […]

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Maurice Mullen on 30+ Years in Fashion and Luxury

Maurice Mullen has spent more than 30 years in the media business, working on titles including Elle, Red and the Evening Standard where today, he’s the Head of Luxury & Fashion Goods. He serves on the advisory board for the British Fashion Council, holds a visiting Fellowship at the London College of Fashion and sits […]

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A Blueprint for Sustainability

Sustainability is a hot topic in the fashion business. Major brands have promised to become “more sustainable”. Yet most players aren’t always sure what that means or how to go about it. Enter Common Objective, a London-based B2B sustainable fashion platform that helps brands and suppliers better work together to bring more true-sustainable products to […]

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Lessons from a Men’s Premium Underwear Leader

I first saw them on Dragon’s Den (the Canadian version of Shark Tank) back in 2007. They didn’t get funded but, since then, SAXX has gone on to dominate the world of premium underwear for men. In this interview, we speak with VP of Brand Michael Dalzell about: The huge shifts in men’s underwear since […]

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How to Stand Out in a World of Brand “Sameness”

With 17 years experience, Elaine Mensah uses her expertise in the worlds of communciations, fashion, tech and entrepreneurship to help her clients elevate their presence and position in the market. In this interview, you’ll learn: The surprising reason why a focus on short term financial success can hurt the long term prospects of a brand […]

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Lessons Learned from Doing (Almost) Every Job in Fashion

She’s been a model, art director, CEO and worked in retail. She’s produced fashion films and is a media personality and lifestyle contributor. In fact, there are few things Tamiko White has not done in the world of fashion. And, to cap it all off, she’s the author of Careers in the Fashion Industry, a […]

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Successfully Creating Wearable Tech Products With Consumers in Mind

It started with a pendant that transformed into fully functional earphones. In the process, Seetal Fatania saw the struggle many wearables designers have building a customer base for a sale that relies on a lot of education. Now a respected industry leader, she heads Fifth & Blue, a platform that sells fashion tech. In this […]

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Top-Tier Photographer on Photo Campaigns Your Customers Will Love

Fendi Casa, Hanky Panky, Nike and Diesel have worked with her. Vogue, Esquire, Rolling Stone and Nylon have published her photos. So when award-winning commercial fashion and portrait photographer Becky Yee shares insights on her craft, it’s worth it to listen. In this interview, she shares: What it takes to make a great photo campaign […]

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How to Build a Winning Sustainability Strategy

Ana Roncha has worked with established international fashion and lifestyle brands, academia, media, start-up communities and international organizations, specializing in strategic fashion marketing and fashion brand development.  In today’s conversation, we talk about one of her areas of expertise: Sustainability Strategy. Specifically, we’ll discuss: The “3+1” holistic approach to sustainability – breaking down the elements in the […]

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