Fashion

Fashion design education matters for the metaverse

In 1964, Arthur C Clarke, science writer and futurist, predicted "the invention to end all inventions". He called "the replicator", a duplicating machine to create copies of anything at any time: "Confronted with such a device, society will probably sink into a kind of gluttonous barbarism because everybody would want unlimited quantities of...

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Business |ANALYSIS

Organized theft costs US retailers 700.000 dollars per each billion dollars in sales

Major retailers across the U.S. are facing a surge in organized shoplifting, with about 80 people participating in the organized ransack of a Nordstrom store in California and more than a dozen people swiping merchandise from a Louis Vuitton store in Chicago, where Neiman Marcus saw one of its store also looted. On Thanksgiving day another...

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People

Designer Virgil Abloh (41) dies of cancer

Virgil Abloh, the founder of streetwear brand Off-White and menswear director of Louis Vuitton, has died at age 41 from cancer. Louis Vuitton’s parent company LVMH announced the unfortunate news on their website and social media channels on Sunday, November 28. Abloh had been privately battling cancer for several years, all while producing...

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Fashion

Pieter Mulier: ‘I was disgusted by the quantity of products we were vomiting out’

Pieter Mulier - who has worked alongside Raf Simons since the early 2000s, including as his right-hand man at Jil Sander, Dior and Calvin Klein - had his own moment in the spotlight in February when he became creative director at Alaïa - a position he describes as like “winning the lottery”. Mulier left PVH subsidiary Calvin Klein in 2018...

Nov 26, 2021

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