Why Aren't We Talking More About Beauty's Link to Big Oil?
Sure, the "clean" beauty industry is constantly fixating on how petrolatum may impact personal health — but why is there not more discussion about the environmental impact of the petrochemicals in our cosmetics?
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A New 'Texture Certification Program' Seeks to Correct the Long History of Discrimination in Hair Salons
TreSemmé is investing in education as it works to upend the longstanding reality of hair-based bias and inequality in salons across the country.
What Can Local Luxury Boutiques Tell Us About the Future of Retail?
Small, independent fashion destinations across the country are hitting a new stride thanks to their hyper-personalized, impactful approach to selling. Stores of all sizes can learn a thing or two from it.
The Beauty Industry Is Turning to Upcycled Ingredients to Create More Sustainable Formulas
Trash becomes treasure when discarded byproducts like fruit seeds and pits are given a second life as exfoliators and oils in skin-care products.
What's the Future of Fashion Influencing?
Today, "influencer" applies to all kinds of online creators beyond aspirational pretty people, from TikTokers to a new guard of commentators as fluent in memes as they are Margiela. But it's still unclear who among the new guard will be able to parlay their current audience into a lasting career.
With Prakti Beauty, Model Pritika Swarup Is Infusing Her Indian Heritage and Philanthropic Values Into Skin Care
With ritualistic products and a meaningful charitable partner, the new beauty brand is one to watch.
Rihanna Is Fueling the Next Wave of Maternity Fashion Trends
Celebrities and social media are driving a shift in the pregnancy apparel market.
In an Era of Viral Excess, How Do Quiet Brands Make Noise?
In some cases, their success lies in the fact that they don't.
The Highs and Lows of Having a Viral Fashion Moment
Having one of your products take off and become ubiquitous in the right circles can be a major milestone for a brand. But what comes after reaching that kind of Internet fame? How does one avoid being pigeonholed — or becoming a one-hit wonder?
Why the Next 'It' Bag Is One You've Already Seen Before
Motivated by value, scarcity and a sense of nostalgia, shoppers are increasingly looking to the secondhand market, leading to the resurgence of beloved accessories of the past, from Balenciaga Motos to Fendi Baguettes.
Luxury Brands Are (Finally) Tapping Into Resale — What Does That Mean for the Secondhand Market?
Over the last year, Oscar de la Renta, Valentino, Gucci and more announced they would start selling their own vintage. How will they compete with the third-party retailers that have dominated the resale business?
Can an Actor's Fashion Contract Influence the Costumes in Their Films?
It's a question dating back to Old Hollywood.