Young Detroit designers head to New York Fashion Week to showcase Afrofuturistic looks

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Youth designers are pictured alongside design mentors.

Young designers from Detroit are headed to New York Fashion Week to represent the city with two Afrofuturism-inspired looks created under the guidance of experienced design mentors.

The Boys and Girls Club of Southeastern Michigan made this possible with its signature Industry Club program, launched in 2020 to help prepare young people for careers in various fields. The Fashion Industry Club was the first of now eight industries available for local youth to gain experience in.

In partnership with Black-owned New York-based retailer Maison Black, the Boys and Girls Club will host its second runway show at New York Fashion Week this season, which runs from Feb. 9-14. Spearheaded by Detroit native Tori Nichel, Maison Black not only spotlights Black designers but also extends its reach through the Maison Black Foundation, dedicated to nurturing Black youth in

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Lulu’s Fashion Lounge: Increasing Revenues But Inefficient Operations (NASDAQ:LVLU)

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Lulu’s Fashion Lounge Holdings (NASDAQ:LVLU) has filed for an IPO during some of the most volatile times in the past few decades. Additionally, the fragmentation and volatility in the fashion industry is widely known. The huge cash

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Gigi Hadid Every Single Time Shows Us Her Ultimate Fashion Style In A Photoshoot, See Pics

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Gigi Hadid is a stunning American fashion model and television personality. She was born in Los Angeles, California. She has become one of the fashion industry’s most successful and recognizable models, working with some of the biggest names in the industry.

Gigi Hadid began modeling at two and grew to fame in the 2010s. She has walked the catwalk for several high-profile fashion labels and appeared on various fashion publications’ covers. Gigi Hadid has appeared on television in addition to modeling, notably as a co-host of the reality singing competition show “The X Factor” and as a special guest on “RuPaul’s Drag Race.”

Gigi Hadid is well-known for her fashion taste and has been a fashion industry influencer for many years. Her look is trendy and stylish, combining

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GUEST COMMENT Does fashion have a future in the metaverse?

Michael Colarossi, vice president, innovation, product line management and sustainability, Solutions Group, Apparel Division, Avery Dennison

Michael Colarossi explores metaverse opportunities for apparel and footwear brands 

Honestly, I didn’t get it.  And then, I started to hear a common refrain from my thirteen year old, “Hey dad, can I have $15 to buy a skin for my character?” on any number of gaming platforms on which he is active.  

The fashion industry “gets it” and is sizing up opportunities in the metaverse. While the potential for commerce and brand-building has yet to be proven in Web3 spaces, the world’s ongoing love affair with technology suggests it will become a revenue-generating channel in the not-too-distant future. In fact, the digital fashion industry could be worth $50 billion by 2030[1], according to figures from investment bank Morgan Stanley. Unquestionably, the metaverse and its potential cannot be ignored.   

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Indonesia’s children fashion hypes up with young models – Lifestyle

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Indonesian fashion designers aspire to revive the local kids’ fashion industry despite its many challenges.


Kids’ is one of the least developed sectors of the local fashion industry. While international children’s fashion brands flood the market, Indonesian fashion designers have been reluctant to create this niche segment.

“Kids’ fashion has a large potential, and yet the local industry is still underdeveloped,” Hannie Hananto, chairperson of the Indonesian Fashion Chamber (IFC) Jakarta chapter, said during the press conference in Soehanna Hall in Jakarta on Jan. 12.

To encourage more Indonesian fashion designers to delve into the industry, IFC Jakarta presented the first Jakarta Kids Fashion Trend Show at the Soehanna Hall on Jan. 12.

The event was part of the Jakarta Fashion Trend (JFT), an annual IFC Jakarta Chapter event

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Meet Tall Size, The Platform Taking Up Space for Tall Women

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Tall Size marketplace

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“Dear Tall women, we are you, we see you, and we are here for you,” says the founders of Tall Size, the first ever marketplace for tall women to shop for clothes and shoes that actually fit. 

A year ago this month, the founders Kayla Alexander (6’4), Kesia Alexander (5’10), and Nicole Murphy (6’0) celebrated their dreams of becoming the go-to destination for tall women to shop for all their clothing, shoes, and accessories needs. “We want to help tall women find their personal style, feel confident in the skin they’re in, and continue growing the beautiful community we have.”

Statistics say about 10 percent of the female population in the United States is over 5 feet 7 inches. The founders of Tall Size share the love of basketball, which is how the universe brought them together. Their desire

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