There are more models of colour, but is fashion really diverse?

London, United Kingdom – In September last year, fashion weeks were held in the cultural powerhouse cities of New York, London, Milan and Paris as part of the Spring/Summer 2021 season. Overall, 41.3 percent of models were people of colour, a slight increase from the previous season, which had a rate of 40.6 percent, according […]

Previously loved: Shoppers flock to second-hand luxury fashion

Covid-19 has made most shoppers cost-conscious this holiday season, but those with cash to burn are still finding ways to splurge. As retail sales in general suffer, luxury fashion—the previously owned kind—is flying off the shelves. Peer-to-peer online luxury consignment shop Tradesy reported a jump in sales over the past few weeks. Customers are stocking up on used […]

Hijab-wearing supermodel Halima Aden quits fashion industry

In a series of Instagram posts, Aden says the fashion industry forced her to stray from her religious beliefs. Halima Aden, the Somali American model, said she is leaving runway fashion shows because the industry has forced her to stray away from her religious beliefs. In a series of Instagram story posts, the 23-year-old spoke […]