Radar: Lil Lemons & Diversity in Fashion

Radar: Lil Lemons & Diversity in Fashion

The fashion industry is breaking boundaries in diversity with political statements. On the lighter side, For Love & Lemons is making clothes for kids, while Reformation is opening a new store.  Read on for this week’s top stories.  

1. Breaking Boundaries

IMG just signed Halima Aden, who spread a message about beauty and diversity by refusing to take off her hijab in the Miss USA competition.  

2. Models vs. The RealReal  

Several models, including Alexa Chung, have filed suit against the luxury resale website for using their images without permission.

3. Valentino Haute Couture Spring 2017

See Peter Piccioli’s ethereal first solo collection for the fashion house.

4. Less Is More  

Find out how the Marc Jacobs runway show caused audience members to relax and simply enjoy the collection.

5. Indie Fashion Show  

Students from Central Saint Martins and London College of Fashion collaborated to stage a fashion show in Tottenham Hale, London this past week.

6. A Political Statement Through Model Casting

 Anniesa Hasibuan cast all immigrant models, sending the message that everyone should be offered opportunities in our world.

7. Magic Wardrobe  

Reformation will be opening a store in San Francisco, and while they are staying true to their eco-friendly values, they will introduce new features in dressing rooms to enhance customer’s shopping experiences.

8. Hillary Clinton in Oscar de la Renta  

At the Oscar de la Renta stamp collection event, Hillary Clinton wore the bright pink color seen on high fashion runways this season such as Victoria Beckham and Derek Lam.

9. Lil’ Lemons  

For Love & Lemons just launched a collection for kids.

10. Gwen Stefani Launches Eyewear Collections  

The iconic 90’s singer has designed two collections of eyewear with Tura in her quest for “world domination.”

Words by Carly Walker