The open-source playbook backed by Adidas that could transform traceability

The open-source playbook backed by Adidas that could transform traceability

The fashion industry has not prioritized transparency and traceability in the past. Many brands don’t know where to start, according to TrusTrace, which reports a 350 per cent year-on-year increase in brands reaching out for guidance and support. Fashion Revolution publishes an annual Transparency Index, ranking brands based on the sustainability data they share publicly. … Read more

Botter, Peter Do and Ottolinger among Andam 2022 finalists

Botter, Peter Do and Ottolinger among Andam 2022 finalists

To receive the Vogue Business newsletter, sign up here. International designers including New York-based Peter Do and Berlin’s Ottolinger are in the running for this year’s Andam Fashion Awards, which seek to attract global talent to the French capital. Other nominees for the Andam Grand Prize of €300,000 are Botter (based in Paris), Robert Wun … Read more

NRA host concealed carry fashion show where models displayed guns tucked into their UNDERWEAR

Two women smiled as they pulled up their shirts to reveal guns strapped to their chest at the NRA concealed carry fashion show on Saturday night, just four days after the Uvalde shooting

The National Rifle Association put on a concealed carry fashion show at its Houston fashion show where models displayed guns tucked into their underwear just four days after the Uvalde shooting. Two women proudly showed off hand guns strapped to their chest area as they pulled up their shirts with big smiles on their faces. … Read more

Top 5 Designer Sneaker Collabs Of All Time

Top 5 Designer Sneaker Collabs Of All Time

This past week, Adidas and Balenciaga teamed up for two new colorways of their Triple S collab. Adidas and Balenciaga are two leaders in their respective lanes. Balenciaga is one of the biggest fashion brands in the world while Adidas is a leader in sportswear. It shouldn’t be surprising that these two would want to … Read more

Gen Z gamers help industry reach $222 billion

Gen Z gamers help industry reach $222 billion

To receive the Vogue Business newsletter, sign up here. The popularity of mobile games is leading to a more diverse demographic of gamers. Gen Z gamers are still the biggest demographic in gaming, but Gen X and Baby Boomers now account for a quarter of the top-grossing US games, helping boost the industry’s valuation to … Read more

Everything You Need to Know About the FABRIC Act, the First Federal Fashion Bill

Everything You Need to Know About the FABRIC Act, the First Federal Fashion Bill

Photo: Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images Last week, New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand announced a new piece of legislation that would address labor concerns and worker’s rights in the US garment industry. The Fashioning Accountability and Building Real Institutional Change (FABRIC) Act was introduced to the Senate on May 12, with Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ), Senator Elizabeth … Read more

70s Fashion: Susan Sarandon’s street style in iconic outfits

70s Fashion: Susan Sarandon's street style in iconic outfits

All photos courtesy of Getty Images. Susan Sarandon’s not just a Hollywood icon but a life-long activist. Since the 80s, the actress has been a proponent of the pro-choice movement, speaking at and attending rallies in support of women’s right to safe and legal abortion. Today, she’s a vocal Bernie Sanders supporter and an outspoken … Read more

Sen. Kristen Gillibrand bill offers fashion industry incentives to move stateside

Sen.  Kristen Gillibrand bill offers fashion industry incentives to move stateside

Sen. Kristen Gillibrand will introduce new legislation on Thursday to encourage the fashion industry to move production to the US and regulate workers’ wages, reports said. The Fashion Accountability and Building Real Institutional Change (FABRIC) Act is the first federal bill to specifically address the needs of garment workers. It will extend the groundwork laid … Read more

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand to Introduce First Federal Fashion Bill

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand to Introduce First Federal Fashion Bill

Photo: Paul Morigi/Getty Images As legislators in states like California and New York work to pass laws that hold fashion brands accountable for their labor practices, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (NY-D) has her sights set on the federal level. On May 12, Sen. Gillibrand will bring the Fashioning Accountability and Building Real Institutional Change Act — … Read more