The US consultant, an acknowledged expert in the fashion and retail fields, has joined forces with the London-based service platform for emerging designers, strengthening Tomorrow London’s consulting branch.
The market has evolved greatly in recent years, transforming the design process and the way fashion start-ups are created. FashionNetwork.com looks at the advantages emerging designers have, and the hurdles they face.
The 34th Hyères Fashion Festival begins on Thursday, with a busy programme of exhibitions, shows, competition and conferences, with Natacha Ramsay-Levy as guest of honour and the Chanel-sponsored Métiers d’art Prize.
FashionNetwork.com examines how diversity and inclusivity have now become strategic issues, as shown by the policies adopted by many labels, at a time when faux pas, notably about racism, are no longer tolerated.
The 2014 edition of the Andam Fashion Award will be led by François-Henri Pinault, CEO of the Kering group, which recently became one of the fashion prize’s sponsors. M.A.C. and Tomorrow showroom also signed on.