L.A. Mayor, Reformation Partner to Organize Garment Manufacturers to Make Protective Clothing

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti at his daily coronavirus press briefing on Thursday night unveiled a partnership with clothing brand Reformation to organize the city’s garment manufacturers to make protective masks. The L.A. Protects initiative will leverage the city’s manufacturing … Read more…

Fashion Fights Coronavirus: Designers Create Masks, Hospital Gowns and More to Fight Pandemic

Many of the world’s fashion designers and brands have had to halt everyday operations due to the coronavirus pandemic — but now, several firms are reallocating resources to fight the virus’ spread. As COVID-19 cases have sharply increased, affecting 341,500 … Read more…

Bridget Foley’s Diary: The COVID-19 Impact — Amy Smilovic Invokes ‘Capitalism With Sensitivity’

Amy Smilovic has long been a standard-bearer of independent American fashion executives. She stealthily built her Tibi brand into a contemporary powerhouse with staying power, even after a dramatic shift in creative direction about a decade ago, from sweet girliness … Read more…

Coronavirus Pandemic: The NYC Museums, Cultural Institutions and Fashion Schools Temporarily Closing

The impact of the coronavirus pandemic has touched virtually every industry, leading to the closures of a number of institutions in New York City and nationwide. As COVID-19 cases continue to increase globally — the worldwide count is at roughly … Read more…

Allen Iverson and Reebok Offer to Cover the Costs of Bethel H.S. Students’ College Applications

APPLY YOURSELF: Allen Iverson and Reebok surprised Bethel High School’s class of 2021 Wednesday morning with news that the costs of their college applications would be covered. The 44-year-old former NBAer informed the incoming senior class at his alma mater … Read more…

Jonas Brothers Perform, Renée Zellweger Receives Courage Award by Women’s Cancer Research Fund

Women’s Cancer Research Fund’s annual fund-raiser — “An Unforgettable Evening” — raised more than $ 1.8 million at the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills on Thursday night. The event, hosted by Ken Jeong and featuring a performance by the Jonas … Read more…

Model Alliance Holds Protest Outside Victoria’s Secret Flagship in New York

NEW YORK — About 20 members and supporters of the Model Alliance protested near the entrance of the Victoria’s Secret Herald Square store Friday afternoon. Holding heart-stamped signs that read “WE HEAR YOUR SILENCE” and “CALL ME 1-800-RESPECT,” the demonstrators … Read more…