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Featured Infographic – the Cost of Wedding

Rebecca Kennedy is an Impactful Design Journalist, and did tons of research to be able to put together this super informative infographic on the average cost of a wedding!

Featured Images – Agnieszka Sipa

Stunning, ethereal, folkloric imagery from Polish costume designer Agnieszka Osipa, who takes inspiration from the witchlike aspects of the pagan beliefs of east European culture, through music.

Featured Book – Fashion Fibers

Fashion Fibers: Designing for Sustainability by Annie Gullingsrud of Cradle to Cradle’s Fashion Positive, is an accessible reference tool for fashion students and designers who want to learn how to make decisions to enhance the sustainability potential in common fibers used in the fashion industry.

Business of Fashion History – Elsa Schiaparelli (1890-1973)

Part of the BoF’s fashion history series, Elsa Schiaparelli, Chanel’s arch enemy, who flirted with surrealism and brought the shock factor into fashion. Elsa Schiaparelli shot to fame by mixing in Parisian society’s right circles which took her all the way to Hollywood where she dressed Greta Garbo and Mae West.

ProjectJUST

The PojectJUST platform was created to tell the stories behind our clothes, and to offer the opportunity to partner with consumers and brands to shift the status quo of the fashion industry for the better.

Featured Collection – Andy Lifschutz

Andy Lifschutz holiday collection of special jewelry pays homage to our shared histories, the paths we choose and those we are born into. Descendant, as a body of work supports causes that promote equal opportunities for all living species. The collection is the artists means of confronting fear, ignorance and denial with an open heart. For December 5% of all sales will be donated to Charity Water.

Featured Artist – Sophie Digard

French crochet master, Sophie Digard, produces superior and super fine scarves, bags and jewelry. Her work is known for her incredible color palette and combinations, similar to the renowned Kaffe Fasset, as well as the fineness of her work.

Featured Collection – Viktor and Rolf Fall 16

The stunning Viktor and Rolf Fall Winter 2016 collection featuring exquisite hand weaving and lots and lots of artful buttons.

Featured Book – Global Girlfriends

Start small, dream big, change lives— how Stacey Edgar harnessed the power of fair trade to help women in poverty help themselves
by founding Global Girlfriends.

Featured Collection – VOZ SS17

The VOZ collection or Spring Summer 2017 incorporates fluid silk chiffon and slipper satin, combined as always with traditional hand woven Machupe textiles from Chile.

Business of Fashion History – Gabrielle ‘Coco’ Chanel

In the fourth instalment of BoF’s fashion history series, we meet the creator of the “little black dress,” who took her cues from a country in mourning.

Featured Fundraiser – HOPE

With a belief that clothing can only be beautiful if it is made that way, HOPE sources sustainable and eco-friendly materials, and designs are crafted under fair working conditions.

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The Book: Refashioned

Sass Brown showcases the best in cutting edge fashion with upcycled materials

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