Condé Nast Closes Style.com Months After Its Debut

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Spread the loveTweet With increased competition from blogs, newsletters and other web-native publications over the last decade, alongside an industrywide plunge in advertising spending, traditional magazine publishers have had to…


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Entrepreneurship: How Much Did That Zipper Cost? With Transparency Pricing, You Know Everything

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Spread the loveTweet For instance, a black organic cotton print T-shirt, advertised as vegan, organic and skin-friendly, costs about $110 (in the European Union, a price that includes the value-added…


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On the Runway: Would You Buy a Plastic Suit From Stella McCartney?

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Spread the loveTweet Since 2015, Parley has worked with the government of the Maldives, as well as the nation’s resorts, fisheries, schools and fishing vessels to collect 80 to 120…


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What if Your Environmentally Correct Shoes Were Also Cute?

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Spread the loveTweet Having watched their wives fret over finding the perfect “out for the day” footwear, the men decided — and why not? — to pursue shoe design. More…


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It’s a Look: Go Ahead, Wear a Pair of High Black Socks With Those Shorts

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Spread the loveTweet The designer Alexander Wang deployed the look in his latest offering. “There’s something quite youthful about socks with shorts, especially when pulled up, and I like that,”…


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Fig Leaves Are Out. What to Wear to Be Kind to the Planet?

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Spread the loveTweet Polyester, one of the most common fibers, is a plastic derived from crude oil. The long fibers that make up polyester thread are woven together to make…


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Unbuttoned: The Rise and (Maybe) Fall of Influencers

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Spread the loveTweet Whether it is obviously an ad, whether a Federal Trade Commission-required hashtag admission goes with it or not (and the F.T.C. is increasingly cracking down on influencer…


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As Department Stores Close, Stitch Fix Expands Online

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Spread the loveTweet Should Stitch Fix go public, it would be the biggest retail offering since Etsy two years ago. Perhaps more important, it would be a Silicon Valley rarity:…


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Designing for All Abilities

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Spread the loveTweet After all, all people have the right to beautiful clothes that make them feel like their best selves, and nearly 40 million Americans have disabilities. That’s about…


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Fashion Review: Reviewing the Met Gala: The Good, the Avant-Garde, the Absurd

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Spread the loveTweet Paying homage (or playing it safe — but that’s another story). Which is to say, taking bits and pieces from the CdG oeuvre and attempting to make…


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