Italian Luxury Retailers Get Digital Push

The year just ended has been significantly challenging for the fashion retail industry, which had to deal with multiple lockdowns and consequently with piles of unsold merchandise. But in 2020 Italy’s top luxury stores made significant investments that, in the year ahead, should help them maintain their position among the leaders in global independent retailing.

One of the most anticipated launches for 2021 is the debut of the new10 Corso Como-the-global-shop” digital platform, the fruit of the partnership unveiled last September between 10 Corso Como and its founder Carla Sozzani and Italian high-profile retailer Tiziana Fausti. The new digital project will be aimed at translating 10 Corso Como’s unique shopping experience, created over the past three decades with its mix of fashion, art and design, into the virtual environment. While units in New York, Japan and China have been shut down, 10 Corso Como, which has gone

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3 Black-Owned Beauty Retailers We’re Shopping as Alternatives to Amazon

In honor of Juneteenth, we’re taking cues from the #NewBlackFriday initiative, which encourages shopping Black-owned businesses for your product and service needs to tactically address systemic economic inequality. 

We’re dedicated to this cause across both our fashion and beauty verticals, and while we encourage you to buy Black now and forever, we’re prompting you to take a pause from shopping other huge retailers today, in particular. Instead, we invite you to explore, discover, and support the amazing shops and stores founded by some of the coolest Black innovators in the industry. Here, you can check out eight Black-owned boutiques and vintage shops for all of your fashion needs, and below, we’re highlighting three of our favorite Black-owned beauty retailers offering everything from makeup to haircare to wellness necessities. 

Oh, and if you’re curious for even more retail opportunities to support, we suggest perusing our features on Black-owned 

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