Zori Makama: Nigerian designer’s works exhibited at the 2019 Arab Fashion Week

Now that you know why she got our attention, I’ll let you in on some good news. We reached out and asked if she would mind granting us an interview and she was kind to accept. So stick around for the next issue. We encourage you to comment with questions you’d like her to answer […]

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Naughty but nice: Agent Provocateur

While 10 years ago the stockings, the tincy thongs, the half-cup bras were only available here, in the past decade Agent Provocateur’s kink has gone mainstream – this year high-street chain Peacocks reports sales of “sexy lingerie” increasing by 73% on last year. Their designs no longer shock, but their customers still come – part […]

The story of Marine Serre’s crescent-moon catsuit

The 27-year-old French fashion designer Serre – who got the Karl Lagerfeld seal of approval when he described her in one of his final interviews as having “a will of steel” – made the upside down crescent the logo of her eponymous label when it launched 2017 after she won the LVMH prize (fashion’s version […]

Decline of Singapore’s famed shopping strip shows city’s pain due to coronavirus pandemic

“Everyday I come to the store feeling sad,” said the 50-year-old. Inside his account books he keeps three S$50 notes — a Chinese superstition meant to keep money flowing in, to no avail. “I can’t sleep thinking about the expenses I have to pay.” His S$6,000-a-month rent resumes this month after rental rebates provided by […]

Lord & Taylor, Men’s Wearhouse owner file for bankruptcy

FILE – In this Jan. 2, 2019, file photo, women peer in the front door of Lord & Taylor’s flagship Fifth Avenue store which closed for good in New York. New York landmark retailer Lord & Taylor has filed for bankruptcy, joining a growing list of retailers flummoxed by the pandemic. less

Hanbok Designer Grabs Spotlight with Black Pink Video

“My high school in Busan had a hanbok-themed school uniform,” she recalled. “It was so pretty and comfortable. I wore hanbok when I traveled overseas because I wanted my selfies to have something unique, and local people there raved about it. It made me think perhaps hanbok can have a global appeal. I wanted to […]

US retailers that have sought bankruptcy protection in 2020

Following is a list of retailers that have sought bankruptcy protect in 2020.

Retail rout gains pace, Lord & Taylor seeks bankruptcy

Dozens of retailers, big and small, have filed for Chapter 11 protection this year. The pace through the first half of 2020 far exceeds the number of retail bankruptcies for all of last year. About two dozen stores have sought bankruptcy protection since the pandemic started.

Lord & Taylor files for bankruptcy as coronavirus keeps hitting retailers hard

Tailored Brands, which filed for Chapter 11 Sunday in the Southern District of Texas, said it would continue to operate Men’s Wearhouse and Jos. A. Banks stores, along with K&G Fashion Superstore and Moores Clothing for Men, which it also owns. It said in a release that a restructuring plan is expected to reduce the […]