Global Social Media Insights and Research

Who’s Winning the Sustainable Luxury Fashion Challenge - Kering vs. LVMH

Posted on 18 August 2015

No longer reserved by erstwhile fringe “organic” brands, luxury brands, too, like Stella McCartney and parent Kering, are leading the ethical fashion discussion, as well as setting sustainability goals and benchmarks in an industry notorious for polluting and creating waste.

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Whither New York Fashion Week Men’s?

Posted on 4 August 2015

After spending a decade in the wings of women’s Fashion Week, NYFW: Men’s recently hosted its own singular event. Long overshadowed—and equally overdue by some accounts—skirted by the high profile pomp of annual seasonal global women’s catwalks, men’s collections, and their designers, are finally getting their due.

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Haute Couture - When Birds Of A Feather Don’t Flock Together

Posted on 19 July 2015

As pink ostrich feathers fetchingly took flight at Sotheby’s inaugural haute couture auction in Paris last week, featuring vintage gowns from Didier Ludot’s collection—the Balenciaga gown that plucked top dollar at auction where the entire lot sold out at triple presale estimates—birds of a like feather were spreading their plumes in sometimes phantasmagorical settings at Haute Couture Fashion Week 2015 in Paris and Rome.

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Men’s Fashion: Even Punk Doesn’t Sacrifice Tailoring

Posted on 8 July 2015

Last month’s Fashion Week flurry of Spring/Summer 2016 Men’s Collections staged in London, Paris and Milan revealed both distinct trends and divergences among presenting designers. In an attempt to unravel and decipher what some fashion pundits suggested was an ‘anything goes’ hodgepodge of trends in men’s fashion, I ran a social media analysis in NetBase.

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Men’s Fashion Trend: Cult of Androgyny?

Posted on 29 June 2015

The tectonic shift occurring in men’s fashion aesthetic, inviting a softer, textural, yet decidedly more relaxed identity, has a distinct feminine touch. In what could be called a continuation of the sixties sexual revolution, today’s questioning and redefining of sexual identity has emerged as an ambisexual expression in men’s fashion aesthetic.

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