Fashion

How Fashion Designer Danielle Guizio Built An Empire With $400

Designer Danielle Guizio dropped out of fashion school and decided to start her namesake brand in her parents’ basement with only $400. Cut to nearly five years later and you’ll find the likes of Kylie Jenner, Bella Hadid and Hailey Baldwin Bieber sporting her streetwear-inspired threads under her eponymous label, Danielle Guizio, with a coveted spot in Forbes […]

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5 Gifts For Grads Entering The Fashion Industry

While trends come and go, the fashion world is eternally chic. The recent grad in your life who is pursuing a career in fashion already knows that—and they’ll need the accessories to prove it. That’s why you’ll want your graduation gift to be a standout piece for any new grad entering the fashion industry. These […]

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Why The Circular Economy Will Not Fix Fashion’s Sustainability Problem

Fashion has a sustainability problem. In 2015 the industry was responsible for the emission of 1,715 million tons of CO2. It’s about 5.4% of the 32.1 billion tons of global carbon emissions and just second after the oil and gas industry. Global apparel and footwear consumption are expected to nearly double in the next 15 years–and so […]

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Poshmark Expands Its $625 Million Retail Empire From Fashion Resale Into Home Decor

Poshmark started eight years ago as a way for women to offload their extra clothes and make money, like a more social eBay where people could comment and share the clothes they liked. It has since become a retail empire that racked up an estimated $140 million in revenue in 2018, thanks to its 20% […]

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The Impact Of Fast Fashion And Cultural Appropriation On Guatemalan Artisanship

It’s no secret that fashion is getting cheaper and cheaper, and we are consuming it faster than ever. Fast fashion giants offer prices that are hard to beat, encouraging shoppers to consume quantity over quality. Due to the low prices, many customers end up treating their clothes like they are disposable. While the customer may […]

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Accelerating the Future of Fashion – Creatives Deliver Much Needed Tech Disruption

Recent global fashion summits held in Bangladesh and Denmark have demonstrated critical sustainability shortcomings in business models, design and manufacturing processes in fashion. Legacy systems rooted in the old 6-month fashion cycle driven by brands and retailers are now heaving under the strain of new, monthly small batch production orders driven by consumers; with their ever-changing fashion choices in […]

Education

Meghalaya CM inaugurates Space Education Centre & Innovation Hub at Shillong Science Centre

NPP chief Conrad Sangma. (Image:Twitter/@SangmaConrad) The Chief Minister of Meghalaya, Conrad Sangma has inaugurated the Space Education Centre and Innovation Hub at the Shillong Science Centre in Shillong. He urged the students to take full advantage of the Shillong Science Centre and forever remain curious, creative and innovative. Speaking at the event, the Chief Minister […]

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Modi’s Minority Report | India Today Insight

Days after the BJP’s landslide electoral victory, some of the country’s leading Muslim leaders wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The signatories included All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMLPB) member Kamal Farooqi and Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind leader Mehmood Madani, and they sought confidence building measures from Modi. The letter welcomed two significant speeches […]

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This school teacher is fulfilling the dreams of underprivileged students

This school teacher is fulfilling the dreams of underprivileged students For many kids, a summer camp is the first time they’ve been out of their neighbourhood, offering them many invaluable experiences in their lives. However, due to lack of resources, financial constraints and other personal reasons it remains a distant dream for several kids who […]