Do We Really Need Any More Sustainable Fashion Brands?
If addressing the climate crisis is our priority, we need to consider the answer very carefully.
The Fashion Industry Emits as Much Greenhouse Gas as All of Russia
Designers, CEOs and a data scientist weigh in on what it will take to change that.
The Problem with Fashion Brands that Call Themselves "Sustainable"
Yeah, it’s a problem.
Zady Co-founder Soraya Darabi Leaves Day-to-Day Role
She will continue working with the online retailer as a senior adviser.
For Modern Fashion Brands, Being Eco-Friendly Is No Longer a Choice
Even labels that don't brand themselves as environmentally friendly are finding reasons to minimize their footprint.
Zady Prepares to Open Three Airport Pop-Ups for the Holidays
The online retailer has upped the ante on itself.
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Of a Kind Redesigns Amid Growing Competition
On the eve of its four-year anniversary, Of a Kind is unveiling a website redesign that better integrates content and commerce, and limited-edition merchandise with its full-time inventory. We caught up with co-founders Claire Mazur and Erica Cerulo to discuss the new design and the state of the business.
Why Fashion Brands Are Working With Artisan Entrepreneurs in Developing Countries
When it’s done right, it can change lives-- and benefit the brand.
Meet 5 Rising Stars in Online Retail
A new breed of online native brands are seeking to become shoppers’ go-to for luxury basics, claiming to have found the DNA for the perfect T, the perfect jean — and, possibly, the perfect business model. Fashionista takes a look at the advantages and risks of this new cohort of ecommerce startups.
Pop-Up Shops Prove to Be More Than Just a Passing Trend
Ten years ago, pop-up shops were wholly considered a passing trend. Yet nearly a decade after Comme Des Garçons designer Rei Kawakubo launched her "guerrilla" stores in cities across Europe, the concept is still going strong.
Why You Need to Know About Zady, the New E-Commerce Site with a Conscience
You might feel like you already know Zady, the ethical-minded e-commerce site that launches today. That's because it's everywhere: in the Wall Street Journal, on NewYorker.com, and in your Fashionista newsletter. So yes, cofounders Soraya Darabi and Maxine Bédat hired good publicists. But they've also constructed an argument writers can't help but find compelling.
Why Retail Startups Are Working to Make Fashion More Transparent
As fast fashion attempts to repair the damage done in Bangladesh, a group of innovative e-commerce companies make transparency a pillar of their businesses.