A Week in Review: March 16, 2018
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Are Vintage Stores Harbingers of Gentrification? via Racked
Racked argues that a new sign of gentrification is curated vintage stores and secondhand clothing shops. "Relatively affluent, creative young people want to search out the distinctive and the one-off but tend to gravitate towards the same kind of spaces—vinyl shops, vintage shops, boutiques, barista coffee shops. So there is a common ‘global’ idea of what is stylish and local, which tends to be the same everywhere, but does shift over time."
Versace: The Resurrection via 1843 Magazine
Twenty-one years after the murder of Gianni Versace, 1843 Magazine looks back on Donatella's rise to the brand's creative helm.
Fashion’s crippling impact on the environment is only getting worse via Vice
Vice shares a new report exposing how, despite increased awareness, the textile industry's environmental impact is only increasing. "Since 2000, global clothes production has more than doubled, and the average person now buys 60 percent more items of clothing every year and keeps them for about half as long as they did 15 years ago. In the USA, over 85 percent of those clothes end up in a landfill."
Hubert de Givenchy Has Died at 91 via WWD
WWD looks back on Givenchy's legacy and speaks to a few influential individuals who played a role in his career. Clare Waight Keller shares, "Not only was he one of the most influential fashion figures of our time, whose legacy still influences modern-day dressing, but he also was one of the chicest most charming men I have ever met. The definition of a true gentleman, that will stay with me forever."
Meet The 23-Year-Old Who Just Released A Line With Adidas via Forbes
Forbes talks to Daniëlle Cathari, a 23-year-old designer who made her debut with Vfiles in 2017, about her recent collection with Adidas.