Kinjil Mathur, Chief Marketing Officer at Squarespace, on Work Fashion

In a bi-weekly series, we’re asking female executives, founders, CEOs—basically, boss ladies—about their “power suit” a.k.a. the outfit they wear every day for easy dressing to conquer whatever the job throws at them.


what i wear to work

When you get the chance to speak to powerful leaders in their fields, you use the opportunity to learn all you can from them—how they got to where they are, their goals and values, even why they make the wardrobe choices they

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Amazon Black Friday 2020 Deals for Fashion Lovers — Savage x Fenty, Ugg, Tory Burch and More

Looking for a fashionable gift for a fashionable friend? The Amazon Black Friday sale has a ton of stylish options for you to choose from. The online retailer giant has released its 2020 holiday gift guide, and the fashion gift category is filled with clothing and accessory goodies from big brands.

With their new gift guide section, Amazon has made it incredibly easy to shop for all kinds of gifts under $50 (as well as

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Malaysian artist Poesy Liang starts Pink Yakuza fashion line with Covid-19 accessories (VIDEO)

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Three Hong Kong universities slide down global league table ranking graduates’ employability

Three Hong Kong universities have dropped down a global league table ranking the employability of graduates, leaving the city without a representative in this year’s top 20.Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) fell from 10th to 26th in the 2020 study published in the Britain-based Times Higher Education magazine, and the University of Hong Kong (HKU) slid

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How The Crown Recreated Princess Diana’s Iconic Fashion – E! Online

Any waltzing, fox-trotting or general boogying having been private up till then, news cameras first captured the Prince and Princess of Wales dancing together at a charity ball in Sydney in 1983, a trip virtually recreated for The Crown.

“I’d say actually the most challenging thing was sourcing the correct type of fabrics, specifically for Diana, on her and Charles’ Australian tour,” Sidonie Roberts said. “The reason being the dresses Diana wore here were

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The Fashion Secret Shared by Queen Elizabeth and Margaret Thatcher Revealed in The Crown

Corbis via Getty Queen Elizabeth at Margaret Thatcher’s 70th birthday party in 1995

Where Queen Elizabeth goes, her handbag is sure to follow — so it’s no surprise that her favorite style has finally debuted in the new season of The Crown.

In fact, several of the Queen’s favorite handbags from British brand Launer are featured in season four of the Netflix show, which premiered on Sunday, as it was also much-loved by the

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Prince Charles backs new sustainable fashion range

Global online fashion retailer Yoox Net-A-Porter on Thursday launched a new sustainable menswear and womenswear range, supported by Prince Charles’ charitable foundation.

Queen Elizabeth II’s eldest son and heir, who has long been known for his strong views on the environment, said he was “extremely impressed” by the 18-piece ready-to-wear collection.

The Yoox Net-A-Porter For The Prince’s Foundation collaboration gave students from Britain and Italy the chance to design and make the limited-edition line.

The

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Sustainable fashion mogul Hassan Pierre is looking to change the world one stitch at a time

For Hassan Pierre, fashion has always been married to environmental and social good. After studying at Parsons School of Design in New York City, the Miami Beach native of Haitian descent launched a sustainable fashion line that would lead him to a fortuitous meeting. With his collection picked up by iconic West Hollywood retailer Fred Segal and attention from major fashion magazines like Vogue, he also caught the eye of Amanda Hearst, philanthropist and heiress

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Meet the fashion student who showed his graduate collection on Grindr

In a time where school graduations and presentations are either cancelled or postponed, due to the pandemic, fashion students around the world are finding creative ways to make up for the lack of real-life runway shows. Cambodia-born designer Rob Tennent, who studies fashion design at Auckland University of Technology in New Zealand, refused to present his graduate collection over Zoom. Instead, he used the hookup app Grindr to create his own “gay online store,” filled

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Meet the lockdown winners, the British fashion brands who can’t keep up with demand

But it’s not all champagne celebrations for these small brands (well, maybe a glass or two) as scaling up in a year like this one – when manufacturers are under pressure, warehousing space is scarce and transport is more difficult than ever – is complicated to say the least.

“Depending on how the supply chain was configured, a brand’s ability to respond quickly to such a swift change in sales can be difficult,” says Antia

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The Newest Thing in Fashion? Old Clothes

There is no “just” about it, though. Such a development is the inverse of the former conventional wisdom, which held that if you didn’t inundate people with a constant stream of fresh products, addling their senses and saturating their judgment centers, you risked losing their attention — and wallet share.

That was, it turned out, a short-term way of thinking that reeked of insecurity, relying on freneticism and white noise. It may have boosted sales,

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Photos: An inside look at India’s digital fashion week amid the pandemic | Fashion

Not to miss the October deadline, the Fashion Design Council of India converted parts of its office building into a studio in a bustling industrial area of New Delhi. It created a stage, screens and bespoke lighting to facilitate shooting of fashion films and videos by the designers.

It wasn’t easy to meet the strict COVID-19 restrictions. The entire building was sanitized, as were the designers’ clothes.

Models, film crews, photographers, designers and the design

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India holds digital fashion week amid pandemic

NEW DELHI (AP) — Unlike a fashion show, the models aren’t swaying on a ramp in real life. They are depending on digital technology to rescue their annual extravaganza from the coronavirus pandemic.

“Phygital Edition” is India’s first digital fashion week, held from Wednesday through Sunday. It livestreams the spring-summer collections by more than 40 designers under the banner of Lotus Make-up India Fashion Week. Ten designers showcase their work each day.

For months, designers,

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Kinetic Kouture: Fashion with a Re-Purpose | Virtual World | Events, Art

Many events have been canceled or postponed due to concerns about the spread of COVID-19.

Please check with events or venues to make sure that scheduled events are still, in fact, happening.




Kinetic Kouture: Fashion with a Re-Purpose is a fashion show combining creative reuse of materials and haute couture into runway fashion and fun, competing for the title of Trashionista Gloriosa. The “trashion” attire is created with as many upcycled materials

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These Platforms Are Putting Latinx Fashion on the World Stage

Latinx designers are making greater inroads into global fashion, and growing platforms are hoping to elevate these creatives and showcase the fresh perspectives and innovative designs many are bringing to the industry.

Here are four platforms working with Latinx designers to highlight their work, promote it and make it available for the world to witness and wear.

Latin American Fashion Summit

During her more than 20 years working in New York’s fashion industry, Estefania Lacayo,

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Fashion Designer Kenzo Takada Dies From COVID-19

PARIS (AP) — Kenzo Takada, the iconic French-Japanese fashion designer famed for his jungle-infused designs and free-spirited aesthetic that channeled global travel, has died. He was 81.

The family said in a statement to French media Sunday that Takada died from complications from COVID-19 in a hospital in Neuilly-sur-Seine, near Paris. A public relations officer for Kenzo’s brand confirmed that Takada died, but didn’t give a cause of death.

“It is with immense sadness that

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How Many Lives Can a Fashion Brand Have?

Then there is the American fashion brand Bill Blass, which was purchased in 2008 by the entrepreneurial brothers Cin and Peter Kim, who made their money producing dress shirts and neckwear for the mass market. The Kims hired designer Chris Benz, formerly of J. Crew, to reposition the brand for Gen Xers, and, like the Dayans, focused on direct-to-consumer e-commerce. The new Bill Blass hit the market in 2015 to much fanfare, but it failed

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Telfar Clemens Wins National Design Award for Fashion Design From Cooper Hewitt

ON WITH THE SHOW: The Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum planned a virtual gala for Thursday night’s 21st National Design Awards.

Instead of welcoming hundreds to the Upper East Side museum for its annual awards gala, the Cooper Hewitt took a more remote approach for the event, which doubled as a kickoff for National Design Month. To promote an all-are-welcome theme, footage of the gala and ancillary educational programs are available online at no charge

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The Incredible Whiteness of the Museum Fashion Collection

In the small group of high-culture institutions that venerate the art of fashion, Black designers have been largely overlooked.

It would have been one of the most glamorous events of Paris Fashion Week.

On Oct. 1 the Palais Galliera, the Paris fashion museum, is scheduled to reopen after a two-year and almost $10 million renovation with the blockbuster exhibition “Gabrielle Chanel: Fashion Manifesto,” the first Paris retrospective of the designer’s work (hard

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New York Fashion Week Launches Virtual Training Program to Diversify the Industry

New York Fashion Week: The Shows and Endeavor Impact will launch NYFW: NXT, a free virtual training program to support aspiring artists from underrepresented communities.

The online platform will provide the information and tools for young professionals to enter and make change in the fashion industry.

Launching on the heels of New York Fashion Week, the event will feature livestream conversations with industry leaders, as well as workshops supplemented with archival runway shows, presentations and

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Meet The Women Decolonizing Sustainable Fashion

It’s time to wake up. On Global Day of Climate Action, VICE Media Group is solely telling stories about our current climate crisis. Click here to meet young climate leaders from around the globe and learn how you can take action.

As demand for sustainable fashion grows, so does the need to navigate its myths. Misleading information is everywhere, from corporate greenwashing to the notion that all women are empowered by eco-conscious choices. One of

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