Ready to Return: Fashion Rental Is Back

The pandemic hit the world of clothing rental hard. Now, companies like Rent the Runway say the market is booming like never before. Credit…Lorica Supported by By Elizabeth Paton and Sapna Maheshwari It’s been more than a year since the…

A T-Shirt to Benefit the AAPI Community Fund

The graphic designer Eileen Tjan and the social media director Michael Chan have designed a T-shirt that brings attention to Asian-American and Pacific Islander-owned restaurants, while raising money for the Support the AAPI Community Fund. “There are many trendy, high-end…

Fit Tech Co. Raises $6.5M in Second Pandemic Round

The coronavirus pandemic has been a boon to technology-driven fit company 3DLook, which just raised its second fundraising round in a year. Led by Almaz Capital, a venture fund focused on software companies, 3DLook’s new Series A round came in…

Fashion Trade Groups Call for Stimulus Help

Fashion answered the call for more personal protective equipment when the pandemic had doctors and a locked-down populous scrambling last year. Now the industry wants a little help in return from Washington. A group of four key trade groups sent…

Fashion Mogul Peter Nygard Indicted on Sex-Trafficking Charges

Peter Nygard, the Canadian fashion retailer, has been indicted on charges of sex-trafficking, racketeering and other crimes involving dozens of women, some of them underage, federal prosecutors in Manhattan said on Tuesday. Mr. Nygard, 79, was accused of “a decades-long…

Fashion masks a hit as Indonesians, Malaysians seek style in safety

JAKARTA/SHAH ALAM, Malaysia (Reuters) – With no sign of the global coronavirus threat easing anytime soon, protective masks are fast becoming fashion accessories for Indonesians and Malaysians keen to add some style and humour to healthwear essentials. Bespoke masks are…