Can Fashion Help Bring About Change?

When people surged backstage to ask Miuccia Prada about her New Wave mashup of a spring collection, there was only one point she wanted to speak about. “I am suggesting militant women in a very practical way, through clothes. That’s what I do,” she announced. All her thoughts and feelings were driving towards “just wanting to change the […]

Fashion on Facebook and Instagram from top to toe

With about 13 million monthly mentions of the hashtag #fashion on Instagram globally1 and hundreds of thousand of fashion-related Facebook groups across the globe,2discussions about what we wear and how we wear it have never been more immediate, immersive and international. In the first in a series of Facebook IQ articles focused on fashion, we’ve looked […]

The price of fast fashion

The fashion industry has changed rapidly in recent years with the increased prevalence of fast fashion, impacting the environment. Efforts to green this polluting industry require action from businesses and consumers. When individuals are considering how to minimize their carbon footprint, thoughts often turn to air travel with its large emissions, while some small day-to-day […]