Fashion 101: Copyright Laws in Fashion

I watched this very interesting TED talk last week, it is Johanna Blakley talking about “copyright law’s grip on film, music and software barely touches the fashion industry … and (how) fashion benefits in both innovation and sales.” The video… Continue Reading

Fashion 101: How Magazines Cover Trends

As part 2 of my Fashion 101 on trends, I’d like to discuss how media presents trends. We covered where trends come from in the last Fashion 101, so today we will be looking at how magazines present trends to… Continue Reading

Fashion 101: Where do Fashion Trends Come From?

I’d like to do a Fashion 101 post about fashion trends and forecasting, since it’s an area that I work in, and find quite fascinating. In fact, I am going to write two posts on fashion trends, the first one… Continue Reading

Fashion 101: Designers with Two Jobs

Robert Duffy, President of Marc Jacobs International, made a very interesting comment during a Business of Fashion interview a few months ago, which has stuck in my mind. He had been using Twitter for the two weeks leading up to… Continue Reading

Fashion 101: How Haute Couture Works

I thought I’d write a Fashion 101 post about haute couture, as I often find that it is a sector of the fashion industry that is often most misunderstood. The term haute couture is controlled by France’s governing body of… Continue Reading