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The business of nature

Business as usual isn’t working for the planet. Human-driven activities, such as deforestation and overfishing, have put one million species at risk of extinction, according to a ground-breaking 2019 United Nations report. The report is a thunderous wake-up call for the world on the need to make protecting nature job No. 1. The call is…

Knix Is Really, Actually Listening to How Much You Hate Your Underwear

The research-driven intimates brand wants to put “consumer” back in direct-to-consumer. Of the 100,000 years that the biologically “modern” human woman has existed, the sports bra has been around for just 45 of them. In 1977, a graduate student named Lisa Lindahl teamed up with Polly Smith, a theater costume designer, to invent the first […]

For Major Beauty Companies, Brand Incubation Is the Way of the Future

Photo: @fleshbeauty/Instagram Urban Decay, GlamGlow, First Aid Beauty — the list of indie beauty brands that have been snapped up by major beauty corporations over the past five years alone is almost staggering. Hungry to connect with (and profit off of) a diversifying consumer, large companies like L’Oréal and Estée Lauder went on a brand-buying […]

StockX Raises $44 Million In Series B Funding

StockX. Photo: @stockx/Instagram On Wednesday, StockX — Detroit-based startup and “stock market of things” — announced that it has raised $44 million in Series B funding. Among its new investors are Karlie Kloss, as well as DJ Steve Aoki and Don C, a streetwear designer closely affiliated with Kanye West and Virgil Aboh.  StockX plans […]

Madewell Is Launching Menswear – Fashionista

Madewell Fall 2018. Photo: Courtesy During an earnings call with investors and analysts Tuesday, in the midst of outlining plans for J.Crew’s imminent relaunch, CEO Jim Brett dropped some major news: Madewell is launching menswear. He did not specify when, but based on the timeline of the other initiatives he mentioned, it will likely be […]

‘Fast-Beauty’ Company Be For Beauty Wants to Be the ASOS of the Cosmetics Industry

Products from Be For Beauty’s Base brand. Photo: Courtesy of Be For Beauty In case you haven’t heard, the beauty industry — in its thriving, hyper-competitive state — is rife with so-called “disruptors” right now. While dozens of emerging companies are aiming to make their mark by shaking up cosmetics, few are truly succeeding at […]

Mobile Shopping and Social App Dote Is Aiming to Be ‘Gen Z’s Dream Mall’

As Generation Z grows to be retail’s largest group of consumers with an estimated $44 billion in buying power, businesses are rethinking their strategies to appeal towards a group of digital natives who value seamless shopping experiences, authenticity and transparency. Their idea of shopping isn’t simply going to the mall or flipping through a Delia’s or […]

The Untold Tales of Fashion’s Invaluable Fit Models: Elizabeth Brown

Working very much behind-the-scenes and without cameras documenting the process, fit modeling is an invisible but invaluable segment of the fashion industry. Each Friday in the coming weeks, we’ll share the stories of eight fit models, past and present, who will divulge the fascinating minutiae of this little-known but very integral (and well-paid) line of […]

GlobalEdit Is Hiring A Business Development Associate In New York, NY

We are a leading provider of a powerful SaaS platform that optimizes and accelerates creative production (photography and video). The  company is Private Equity-backed, based in New York City with a well established client base.  Our Clients include leading fashion brands, retailers, and entertainment companies – including Under Armour, MTV, L.L. Bean, Showtime, and CBS. We’re part of […]

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Learn How To Accessorize Your Senior Prom Dress

[ktzagcplugin_image source=”bing” max_keyword=”3″ number=”4″] After you have chosen your gown for your senior prom, you will want to accessorize it. When you add just the right finishing touches, then you’ve really created a great look for your prom night. You can have the most beautiful gown, but it will look lost if not part of […]