5 Highlights from Shanghai Fashion Week

This season at Shanghai Fashion Week there were a lot of conversations about how the fashion industry has changed, or will change due to the COVID-19 pandemic, from catwalks going virtual, to the new standards for consumer behaviour. These seismic shifts seem to be pushing us into a new age, and the young designers of Shanghai Fashion Week SS21 are ready for it.

The five designers below have lived all over the world, and with their life experiences, they have risen to be a new generation of Third Culture designers who are not here to please, but to show their true ideas and break down cultural barriers through their creations.

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1. RUI

RUI was one the most talked about designers of the season, and it’s well-deserved. Her signature designs are figure hugging pieces that act as an elegant second skin for all sizes, while reminding everyone that the most important

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Will Tbilisi’s Virtual Fashion Week Help Put It On The International Map?

Fashion weeks, as we know them, have been going through a transformation this year amid the pandemic and ongoing restrictions. The Big 4 – New York, Paris, London, Milan – have so far shown that it is possible for even the biggest events to react to the pandemic without missing a beat by embracing the new hybrid or “phydigital” (physical and digital) format. 

Many shows had physical events with limited attendance and the rest chose to stream online. For example, Rebecca Minkoff used Instagram to host a two hour long livestream shopping event during the New York Fashion week. In Paris, Miu Miu chose to invite international celebrities like Gabrielle Union and Milla Jovovich to join the show in virtual front row seats, through a Zoom call. For London Fashion Week, the British Fashion Council set up a series of virtual events on a digital platform. This included

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Fashion E-Tailer Zalando Eyes Growth Acceleration in 2021: CFO | Technology News

BERLIN (Reuters) – German fashion e-tailer Zalando

sees growth accelerating next year, Chief Financial Officer David Schroeder said on Thursday, after struggling to meet a surge in demand in the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The imposition of lockdowns in the spring pushed many shoppers online and Berlin-based Zalando raised its guidance for growth in gross merchandise value in 2020 to 25%-27% when it reported strong third-quarter results this month.

“For next year I can promise that we will be prepared for accelerated growth,” Schroeder told the Morgan Stanley European Technology, Media and Telecom Conference.

Europe’s biggest pure-play online fashion retailer is undergoing a transition from a wholesale to a platform model where it enables direct-to-consumer sales by brands like Nike

and backs that up with order fulfillment.

That shift will make it easier to scale up deliveries in response to shifts in demand, Schroeder said, adding that in

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Candace Owens mocks Harry Styles for wearing a dress. Did she forget about Jesus?

The presidential election might be over, but Trump surrogates aren’t done playing the man card to energize their base. After attacking President-elect Joe Biden for the size of his mask and implying that protecting others made him less of a man, they’ve moved on to being provoked by another piece of cloth: a dress.

Shockingly, men don’t come out of utero sporting a nifty pair of trousers or cargo shorts.

After pop icon Harry Styles posed on the cover of Vogue wearing a ball gown, conservative radio host and Trump endorser Erick Erickson tweeted: “Biden gets elected by promising a return to normal. Then the left goes all in on men in dresses.”

Just to prove that women can also perpetuate patriarchy

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