Saturday, July 31, 2021

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Jacksonville family’s clothing line featured in New York Fashion Week

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Ripping the runway!

One local family is making strides in the fashion industry with a new clothing line.

Royal-Asher Grayson Watts is 4 years old and the owner of RAGZ LLC. His fashion line will be featured in New York’s Fashion week at the same he starts kindergarten.

“We have a 4-year-old entrepreneur. You know, you don’t have that often?,” said Tarsha Hagan, RAGZ CEO and Designer.

Watts’ Mom, Tarsha Hagan, emptied her life savings and successfully launched the clothing line last October to give little boys more clothing options.

It has now expanded to cover men,

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What Is Fast Fashion? | The Week Ahead, BoF Professional

FAST FASHION IS ALL RELATIVE

  • Zara owner Inditex reports quarterly results on June 9

  • The fast-fashion giant’s online sales soared during the pandemic, but overall sales fell last year due to stores closures in many countries

  • A new wave of even faster-fashion e-commerce players are on the rise, led by Shein

Is Zara fast fashion? It’s a silly question when looking at Gap, J.Crew, Express and countless other retailers that were left in the dust by Inditex’s speedy supply chain. But compared to Boohoo or FashionNova, the answer is less clear. Next to Shein and a bevy of other even

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First Nations fashion designers make history at Australian Fashion Week

For the first time in its 25-year history, the internationally acclaimed fashion event — Australian Fashion Week — opened with a 65,000-year-old custom: a Welcome to Country and smoking ceremony by the Gadigal people.

It was made even more special by a performance by the Muggera dance troupe and First Nations Fashion and Design (FNFD) all-Indigenous fashion showcase curated by Cairns-based Meriam Mer woman Grace Lillian Lee.

“Our team is standing on the shoulders of many that have gone before us in building up the industry,” Ms Lee, founder of Indigenous advocacy group First Nations Fashion and Design (FNFD), said.

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Best Fashion Instagrams of the Week: Lizzo, Devon Lee Carlson, Jennifer Aniston, and More

Congratulations are in order for Lizzo, who celebrated her 33rd birthday this past week. The bonafide Taurus queen wore an outfit that truly suited the happy moment, by opting for a body-skimming embroidered with a tiger’s face. Her caption set the tone: “LEMME GET THESE LOOKS OFF CUS MY BDAY WEEKEND STARTS NOW 😜” Sounds—and looks—good to us! Another star having quite a time was Jennifer Aniston. The actress posted to her Instagram an image of herself uber reclining in an office while wearing an all-black look that included a watch slid over the sleeve of a crisp turtleneck. What

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Chanel’s Last Virtual Fashion Show? | The Week Ahead, BoF Professional

VIRTUAL REALITY CHECK

  • Chanel will hold a virtual cruise show on May 4, staged in the south of France

  • Dior is planning a show in Greece in June, but has not yet said whether it will feature a live audience.

  • Fashion weeks in New York and Europe are likely to include plenty of physical events in September, after three mostly virtual seasons

Chanel’s cruise show in June 2020 encapsulated everything that was strange and a bit unsettling about the new pandemic reality, at least within the rarified world of luxury fashion. The presentation was the first by a large brand

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The Best Fashion Instagrams, Tweets, and TikToks of the Week

Photo-Illustration: by The Cut; Photos: Arcade Vintage, Fendi, Emilia Petrarca

Now more than ever, people are experiencing fashion through their phones. In “Screen Time,” fashion writer Emilia Petrarca shares all the screenshots, double taps, and swipes she made this week.

Some weeks knit themselves up into a cohesive theme. This was not one of those weeks. Still, plenty of things happened: Fendi launched a line of dog accessories; Tom Ford gave an interview about desk cocaine; I found an incredible Alaia belt. Read on for the roundup.

Fendi introduced a pet-accessories line this week that includes a

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