Business

How does the fashion industry justify 15 years of Global Fashion Summit?

"We can't go on talking about this topic for another 15 years," was undoubtedly the most frequently uttered phrase at the latest edition of the Global Fashion Summit (GFS). Yet that is mainly what the sustainable fashion gathering is: a place for fashion professionals from the top of the industry to engage in the conversation about...

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Business

As The Row reportedly seeks investment, why brands turn to funding for growth

It has been a year since reports emerged of New York-based fashion brand The Row seeking external investment. Founded in 2006 by the billionaire Olsen sisters Mary-Kate and Ashley, the quiet luxury fashion brand is reportedly looking for outside funding, and, according to Paris-based fashion news website Miss Tweed, has appointed Goldman Sachs...

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Fashion |In Pictures

Adorned backs and archival threads: Core trends at Cannes Film Festival

The red carpet on the famed steps of the Palais des Festivals has been rolled up for the year following the conclusion of this year’s Cannes Film Festival on Saturday. The event itself, which held its finale at a Closing Ceremony, took place from May 14 to 25, giving designers and stars alike ample opportunity to flaunt their most grandiose...

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Fashion |Opinion

Why the Cannes Film Festival is the epitome of red carpet fashion

Dripping in the world’s most beautiful diamonds, model and entrepreneur Bella Hadid posed for photographers as she walked the red carpet at a Cannes Film Festival event this week. A guest of Chopard, the Swiss haute jeweller and watchmaker, Ms. Hadid, like so many actresses, celebrities, muses, models, and those on fashion’s periphery, all...

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