Fédération president Ralph Toledano explains the thinking behind Paris’ first digital fashion weeks to FashionNetwork.com

Few executives have more experience in fashion than Ralph Toledano, which is why we caught up with him for a discussion about the unprecedented online seasons which begin on Monday in Paris. News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST DEAL NEWS:

This designer held a digital runway show while the fashion industry is on hold — Mashable Originals

Anifa Mvuemba used 3D models and animation for her Hanifa fashion show while COVID-19 shut down the fashion industry. Read more… More about Tech, Mashable Video, Fashion Show, 3d Animation, and Mashable Originals Tech ENTERTAINMENT DEAL UPDATE:

Great Outfits in Fashion History: Conchita Wurst’s High Glam 2015 Golden Globes Look

There are perfectly good celebrity style moments, and then there are the looks that really stick with you, the ones you try desperately to recreate at home. In ‘Great Outfits in Fashion History,’ Fashionista editors are revisiting their all-time favorite … Read more…

Must Read: ‘Harper’s Bazaar’ Highlights ‘Voices of Hope’, Luxury Brands Aren’t Giving up on Fashion Month

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Wednesday. Harper’s Bazaar highlights ‘Voices of Hope’For the summer issue of Harper’s Bazaar, the glossy has chosen to highlight the work of women fighting for change, whether it be racial justice or … Read more…

CFDA names second round of A Common Thread grant recipients, additional support for U.S. fashion community

The second round will see a total of $ 2,015,000 distributed, of which $ 1,015,000 will go to 36 companies, including 18 fashion and accessories brands, 13 retailers, three factories, and two other businesses.  News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST DEAL … Read more…

Must Read: Joan Smalls Launches DonateMyWage Platform, New York Fashion Week Needs a Revamp

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Thursday. Joan Smalls launches DonateMyWage.orgEarlier this month, model Joan Smalls committed to donating 50% of her salary for the remainder of the year to organizations fighting for racial equality. She’s following … Read more…

London Fashion Week unveils provisional calendar of the coming weekend’s debut digital-only season

London Fashion Week (LFW) on Tuesday unveiled the calendar for its debut digital-only season this coming weekend, with the opening event kicking off on Friday morning; a season devoid of any life runway shows. News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST DEAL … Read more…

Joan Smalls Calls Fashion Industry’s Silence “Insulting” Amid the Black Lives Matter Movement

Amid the Black Lives Matter movement, Joan Smalls is using her voice to call out the silence of the fashion industry. In a message from the supermodel, Smalls, who has been modeling for… E! Online (US) – Fashion Police Special … Read more…

Must Read: Walmart to Stop Locking up Black-Targeting Beauty Products, Joan Smalls Calls on Fashion to Do More for Black Lives Matter

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Friday. Walmart says it will no longer lock up Black-targeting beauty productsWalmart will officially end its discriminatory practice of locking up beauty products that primarily target Black shoppers. The retail chain … Read more…

Must Read: What Fashion Can Do Beyond a Black Square on Instagram, Ralph Toledo on the Future of the Runway

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Monday. What the fashion industry can do, beyond posting a black square on InstagramIn the New York Times, Vanessa Friedman reflects on what actions the fashion industry can take beyond expressing … Read more…

Must Read: Beauty Brands Are Being Called Upon to Change, Black Creatives Speak Up About Racism in Fashion

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Friday. Beauty brands are being called upon to commit to anti-racism practicesWhile the beauty industry has been patting itself on the back for becoming more inclusive over the last few years, … Read more…

Do These Fashion Brands Really Care About George Floyd and Racism—Or Their Public Image?

Spencer Platt/Getty When the coronavirus pandemic began, companies started running ads to assure us that they cared. YouTube compilations spliced together messages from Budweiser, Uber, and Walmart promising that we were all in these uncertain times together, and it was … Read more…

Must Read: Voices From the Black Community Speak Up on Fashion, Banana Republic Donates $20 Million in Clothes

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Wednesday. Voices from the Black community speak up on fashionWhen it comes to diversity and inclusivity, the fashion industry has always fallen short. Business of Fashion spoke to a group of … Read more…

Must Read: How Fashion Has Embraced Digital From Lockdown, What’s Next for Bergdorf Goodman?

These are the stories making headlines on Thursday. How fashion has embraced digital from lockdown — and what that means moving forwardThe fashion industry is slowly starting to reopen in some countries, but many are still living — and trying … Read more…

Must Read: How Fashion Has Embraced Digital From Lockdown, What’s Next for Bergdorf Goodman?

These are the stories making headlines on Thursday. How fashion has embraced digital from lockdown — and what that means moving forwardThe fashion industry is slowly starting to reopen in some countries, but many are still living — and trying … Read more…

Carlo Capasa: Camera della Moda still planning on four Milan Fashion Weeks per year; does not plan to change dates

Designers are clamoring for a radical change in the fashion system; for less seasons and shows and later fashion week dates. But Carlo Capasa, president of the Camera, still expects to have four Fashion Weeks per year. News – FashionNetwork.com … Read more…

Alessandro Michele calls for reformulation of fashion season; and says Gucci will stage digital show in Milan in July, but not in September

One day after Alessandro Michele, creative director of Gucci, revealed on Instagram that the brand would in future stage only two shows per year, the designer called for a reformulation of the fashion calendar.  News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST DEAL … Read more…

Must Read: Can Bath & Body Works Save L Brands?, How Fashion Can Overcome the Industry’s Discounting Problem

Can the recent success of Bath & Body Works save L Brands?L Brands’ attempt to sell off a majority stake in the struggling Victoria’s Secret fell apart amidst the pandemic, just as another of the company’s assets, Bath & Body … Read more…

Must Read: Instagram Makes a Play for Digital Fashion Shows, Facebook Launches Its Own Shopping Platform

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Wednesday. Instagram wants to become the go-to platform for digital fashion showsWith fashion shows looking increasingly unlikely in 2020, the race is on to capture the industry’s attention with a digital … Read more…

Harlem’s Fashion Row Launches Non-Profit to Support Designers of Color Amid Covid-19 Pandemic

On Wednesday, Harlem’s Fashion Row announced the launch of ICON 360, a non-profit venture that aims to provide financial relief to designers of color who have been impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.  Brandice Daniel, founder and CEO of Harlem’s Fashion … Read more…

French fashion federation sets up grant scheme to boost labels’ digital capabilities

The scheme, from France’s women’s ready-to-wear federation, is backed by France’s industry development body Defi. Some 70 brands and retailers will receive grants and have priority access to 20 service providers. News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST DEAL OFFER:

Designers, fashion CEOs and retailers call for revolt against existing delivery system

A group of fashion CEOs, retailers and designers, including luminaries like Dries Van Noten, Tory Burch and Craig Green, have called for a major rethink in fashion deliveries and greater sustainability in an open letter. News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST … Read more…

Confined at home, Carine Roitfeld organises a virtual fashion show to be revealed on YouTube

We all still remember the fashion show she staged at last June’s Pitti Uomo, which featured featured 3,500 guests. This Friday, instead, Carine Roitfeld is organizing an amfAR fashion show of confined models on YouTube. News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST … Read more…

Must Read: Independent Fashion Brands Are Struggling, the Beauty Industry Is Cashing in on Virtual Consultations

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Friday. Independent fashion brands are struggling during the pandemicIndependent fashion brands around the world are facing an onslaught of business challenges amidst the pandemic, including declining sales, loss of funding, uncertainty … Read more…