He added that H & M was “extremely concerned about the situation in the country.”The company’s action followed a statement last month from H & M, Inditex, Bestseller and Primark that stressed they were paying attention to events and affirmed their commitment to democratic standards. The brands are all signatories of ACT, or Action, Collaboration, Transformation, an … [Read more...] about Myanmar’s Defiant Garment Workers Demand That Fashion Pay Attention
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Want to hear more on this topic? On March 11, join Vanessa Friedman, New York Times fashion director, and industry leaders like Olivier Rousteing and Pierpaolo Piccioli, as they debate how the industry can make real change. R.S.V.P. here.But There Is Still a Very Long Way to GoWhen it comes to the power structure of established brands, and the designers who represent them, … [Read more...] about Is Fashion Changing?
Fred Segal, whose clothing boutiques became an emblem of Los Angeles cool by selling form-fitting jeans and chambray shirts to the likes of Bob Dylan, Farah Fawcett and the Beatles, died on Thursday in Santa Monica, Calif. He was 87.The cause was complications of a stroke, a spokeswoman for his family said.Mr. Segal became one of the West Coast’s best-known designers and … [Read more...] about Fred Segal, Designer Who Commodified California Cool, Dies at 87