The influence that seeing thin models on the catwalk has on young, impressionable girls of is undoubtedly an important one and in many cases does need to be addressed. But monitoring BMIs, as this legislation proposes, is not the solution. This is an issue that goes far deeper than numbers.
In addition to the objects of our desires becoming far more interested in the sharing of our suddenly precious body heat surpluses (and the acts of depravity that inevitably accompany it) we also benefit from body heat and bulk as regards our own comfort- as comedian Dara O Briain puts it, we "winter well".
So spare a thought for them and then remember our mantra. Fast fashion is like fast food. After the sugar rush, it just leaves a bad taste in your mouth. Instead of the sugar rush, consume less and commit to cherish more.
Paula Schneider was named CEO of American Apparel, Inc. in December 2014. She is a senior executive with extensive worldwide experience and diversifie...
This time of year there is little better to do that to wear that sweater- if only we could do it day in day out- which is why I've put down three of my favourite knitwear brands for you to take a look at.
On a crisp November Friday evening, I had the pleasure of visiting the jaw-dropping decadence of the Victoria and Albert Museum to see their new monthly event, Fashion in Motion.
I was 15 when I was scouted to "model" for an American fashion brand (I'll give you a hint, it's the one with the topless models that reeks of overpriced aftershave). A size six and weighing in at just over 50kgs, I also had early-stage bulimia.
London is full of nostalgia and secret treasure troves. If you are a vintage hoarder and lover like me, you will always be on the hunt for the next amazing place. Whether a local Londoner or simply visiting the city, there are always places to go to take the ultimate trip down memory lane.
As the owner of a womenswear brand one of the most important decisions I have to make is the choice of model for our marketing campaigns. Aside from the ethics of our brand, as a woman, I am forever conscious of not wanting to present unrealistic body images.
Any and all of these goals can be applied to the fashion industry; as one of the biggest employers, producers, and polluters of any global industry, fashion touches everyone - from those who make it to those who wear it. As such, we all have a part to play in ensuring it becomes a fairer, cleaner industry.
The importance of getting the consumer's heart racing; to experience, be entertained, to interact with their smartphones and to shop is a more important (and more exciting) opportunity and 'retail canvas' than ever before.
Designer and entrepreneur Kimora Lee Simmons began her career as a top model and has since evolved into a fashion icon, brand visionary and media pers...
When people ask me what I do, I am sometimes loathed to admit that I work in fashion. It is not the glamorous industry it sells itself as but rather a vast and reckless monster, bulldozing its way through the seasons.
On Wednesday 11 November 2015, we brought together more than thirty fashion designers, leading journalists and CEOs of major brands, retailers and manufacturers at the UK Houses of Parliament to discuss how sustainability can be taken to scale in the fashion and textiles industry and how the new Mysource.io platform will make that possible.
I know, I probably deserve it, anyone who willingly buys something so ridiculous probably does. But in truth it was purchased for my own entertainment, and also because I smash my iPhone as frequently as plates at a Greek wedding. Anyway, here are the 17 things people need to stop telling me about my phone case.
Lisa Hoffman is an award-winning perfumer and avid world traveler. Lisa's love for fragrance began as a child, with some of her earliest childhood mem...