Author: Diksha Gurung

I am a Sociology Hons. graduate with a passion for writing and reading.

Spanish conglomerate Inditex and the global union federation, IndustriALL marked 15 years of the signing of the Global Framework Agreement (GFA) on Tuesday, by committing to a new protocol that will contribute to improving the textile supply chain’s working conditions. The GFA agreement which was first signed back in 2007 was renewed by Oscar García Maceiras, CEO of Inditex, and Atle Hoie, the global secretary of the Geneva-based global union.  What Does This Mean For Inditex?  This new protocol strengthens the Global Union Committee and its bodies and enforces the committee’s goal of empowering local unions and improving dialogue with…

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The 120-year-old non-profit organisation has gone online as GoodwillFinds.com, in an attempt to modernise the organisation and also keep up with the consumers’ growing inclination towards online shopping. The move to e-commerce also helps Goodwill to compete with other resale retailers like The RealReal, Poshmark, and ThredUp.  The website will offer thousands of products from different categories such as apparel, kidswear, books, home decor, collector’s items, etc. The organisation also plans to list more than a quarter million second-hand, unique luxury items by the beginning of 2023. Brands like Gucci, Prada, and Burberry can already be seen on the platform.…

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The immortal legacy of Karl Lagerfeld, the fashion industry icon, is set to be turned into a feature film by American actor and producer Jared Leto.  His demise back in 2019, put an end to his six-decade-long career and shook the fashion industry to its core. Certainly, Karl Lagerfeld is a name the fashion industry will never forget. The film will be produced by Paradox, a production company owned by Jared Leto and Emma Ludbrook and Leto is to play the designer himself.  This is not the first time that  Maison Karl Lagerfeld has been approached with a biopic pitch…

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TikTok is set to partner with Florida-based TalkShopLive to launch its live shopping feature in the USA, as per a report published by Financial Times this Saturday.  Founded in 2018, TalkShopLive is an online platform that allows creators to sell and consumers to buy via live streams.  Started by the brother-sister duo Bryan and Tina Moore, the company since its inception has worked with many famous personalities like Matthew McConaughey, Alicia Keys, and Dolly Parton.  The shopping categories on the website range from books and music to food, beauty, fashion, and sports. TikTok and Live Shopping A concept that first…

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The Capri Holdings-owned luxury house, Jimmy Choo, announced on National Consignment Day its partnership with luxury consignment retailer, The RealRealRealRealThe RealReal. RealReal is an online website for the resale of genuine luxury goods and is one of the most credible platforms for resale in the industry. With an extremely rigorous authentication process and over 28 million members from all over the world, the company is known for ensuring a safe and reliable space for buying and selling pre-loved luxury products. The British luxury fashion house’s partnership with RealReal allows its clients to give up their pre-loved Jimmy Choo items for…

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The famously known as ‘Posh Spice’ designer made her Paris Fashion Week debut on Friday this week. Founded back in September of 2008, the brand had died down over the years. Victoria Beckham had plans to bring it back to life but those plans were derailed by the Covid pandemic. The Paris Fashion Week was hence, symbolic of the brand’s second chance at survival and thus,  an extremely crucial event.  In preparation for the show, Victoria had been travelling a lot to Paris and also working with Jacobs and Talbourdet-Napoleone, the French art director duo.  She also worked with Lucien Pagès,…

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