Amazon Is Too Basic for Its Fashion Ambitions

It’s no secret that Amazon.com Inc. has been bitten by the fashion bug. The e-commerce juggernaut has shown it’s serious about becoming an apparel destination. Its site features a mushrooming collection of private-label clothing brands. It recently debuted Prime Wardrobe, a service that lets shoppers try on clothes at home before buying them. Even glossy magazines […]

Why mean girls are the least of fashion’s problems

In most industries today, there now exists a “list” — an anonymous catalogue compiled by an unnamed source, detailing the abusers within their industry. Some accuse specific individuals of wrongdoing. Others skate around the libel laws by using heavy insinuation. The fashion industry has lots of lists. Some are very public. The list of male […]

Can Fashion Help Bring About Change?

When people surged backstage to ask Miuccia Prada about her New Wave mashup of a spring collection, there was only one point she wanted to speak about. “I am suggesting militant women in a very practical way, through clothes. That’s what I do,” she announced. All her thoughts and feelings were driving towards “just wanting to change the […]