Fédération inks deals with YouTube, Google, Instagram and Facebook; launches dedicated platform for Paris couture and menswear

The Fédération de la Couture et de la Mode, the governing body of French fashion, has created two dedicated new platforms to present this July’s haute couture and menswear seasons in Paris. News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST DEAL UPDATE:

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:

Women’s Team Wants U.S. Soccer Federation to Repeal Ban on Kneeling for National Anthem

(CHICAGO) — The U.S. women’s national team wants the U.S. Soccer Federation to repeal the anthem policy it instituted after Megan Rapinoe started kneeling during the “The Star-Spangled Banner.” The U.S. women’s team also wants the federation to state publicly … 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: