Classic Blue: Pantone Color of the Year

Classic Blue: Pantone Color of the Year

As another decade comes to a close, another decade begins. A decade of change, insecurity, and a feeling of unknown. In a world of instability surrounding us, we can only wonder what the next ten years will bring. Classic Blue. A color of trust, faith, peace, and stability. Pantone describes the color of the year [...]

Faster and Faster “Fast Fashion”

Faster and Faster “Fast Fashion”

In today’s society, it has become an extremely common practice to run out to the mall and buy a new piece of clothing every time there is a party or event to attend. All of these clothes quickly pile up in the closet and often are worn only a couple of times. This is in [...]

H&M Begins Testing New Environmentally-Friendly Rental Service

H&M Begins Testing New Environmentally-Friendly Rental Service

In an effort to combat the environmental issues associated with the fashion industry, H&M, the Swedish company known for its fast fashion, is now trying out a new rental service. With the increasing popularity in both renting clothes and taking on a more environmentally-friendly lifestyle, the new service has gained plenty of buzz and seems [...]

Japan’s Call to Action after Women are Banned from Wearing Glasses at Work

Japan’s Call to Action after Women are Banned from Wearing Glasses at Work

A storm has been brewing on social media in response to Japan’s Nippon TV reporting the different policies companies in the nation have for women wearing glasses in the workplace. Many of the companies that have banned women from wearing them include popular retail chains, one of them stating that it made women look “cold.” [...]

Carbon Neutrality: The Fashion Industry’s Solution for Sustainability

Carbon Neutrality: The Fashion Industry’s Solution for Sustainability

As the movement for sustainability gains the attention of the fashion industry, luxury brands have hopped on the bandwagon of promising efforts toward carbon neutrality. Brands like Gucci and Burberry have established operations to offset greenhouse emissions that are produced as a result of their runway shows. But, are purchasing offsets for carbon neutrality as [...]