Fashion Update

Tod’s Resort 2023 Collection | Vogue

For Resort, Walter Chiapponi continued to update the Tod’s lexicon, working on a series of urban uniforms where traditional masculine codes were reinterpreted through a feminine lens, softened by a hint of sensuality and a touch of the artisanal.

Silhouettes were kept simple with an echo of ’90s minimalism and androgyny; what gave character to the exercise were the emphasized volumes and the accent on rich, tactile fabrics. Chiapponi explained that three-dimensional surfaces give depth and add a chiaroscuro effect to the perception of a shape. “There’s a spontaneous, emotional aspect to the use of a textural, imperfect material, a sense of humanity.”

Pantsuits were particularly appealing, soft-tailored in generous proportions, cut in thick linen or hemp, worn slouchy “with nonchalance,” as the designer said. Adding to the chic/relaxed feel, he used raw-edged denim spliced ​​from vertical fringed stripes for a long trench coat belted with a matching sash.

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Senator Kirsten Gillibrand Will Introduce the First Federal Fashion Bill; the FABRIC Act Seeks to End Wage Theft

Gillibrand went on to say that providing resources for start-up costs is a crucial piece of growing domestic manufacturing in fashion. “It’s important that we invest strongly in workforce development. We need to get the next generation of fashion industry leaders trained to do this work effectively.”

Ayesha Barenblat, the founder and CEO of the fashion advocacy group Remake, who helped draft the bill, explained that creating and updating garment jobs in the United States is more critical than ever due to the fractured global supply chain. “The supply chain changes since the pandemic have made business difficult for many brands, and for the first time, we are seeing interest in nearshoring products,” Barenblat said. She brought up the example of mask and PPE supplies during the early parts of 2020. The United States had to rely on imports in an emergency when they could have been made domestically if

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From Jenny Morrison’s imagination fashion choice to Toto the first dog: 10 lighter election moments | Australian election 2022

A seismic shift occurred in Australian politics this weekend, with the Coalition government swept from power by the Labor opposition and a wave of independents and Greens MPs.

But it wasn’t all serious business. Here are a few of the lighter moments from the climax of the election campaign you might have missed.

Jenny Morrison’s imagination fashion choice

As Scott Morrison conceded defeat on Saturday night, his wife, Jenny, stood beside him at Liberal HQ wearing a striking pale blue – some even suspected teal – dress.

It was an awkward choice to say the least, with a tsunami of teal independent candidates unseating many moderate Liberals across Wentworth, Goldstein, Koyoong, Warringah, North Sydney and Mackellar.

But even more imagination was the choice of designer. The $929 item was called the “Celebration” dress and sold by fashion label Carla Zampatti. Carla Zampatti was the late mother of Allegra Spender –

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Retailer Missguided on brink of calling in administrators | Retail industry

The online clothing retailer Missguided is teetering on the brink of collapse after being issued a winding-up petition by clothing suppliers who are owed millions of pounds.

The fast fashion company, which made headlines with its £1 bikini three years ago, is understood to be close to calling in administrators from the insolvency specialists Teneo as early as Monday.

Police were called to the retailer’s Manchester headquarters after suppliers turned up earlier this week demanding overdue payments be made, the i newspaper reported.

A winding-up petition was issued on 10 May against Missguided by the Manchester-based clothing supplier JKS Fashions. Creditors have applied for compulsory liquidation, and a Manchester court is due to hear the case in July.

The newspaper said three suppliers for Missguided warned they were at risk of going bankrupt because of outstanding payments.

The Guardian understands some UK and overseas suppliers have not been paid for

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Preferred bidder for Ted Baker pulls out of acquisition process

High street fashion chain Ted Baker lost as much as a fifth of its market value on Tuesday morning after Authentic Brands, the preferred bidder for the company, pulled out of the process.

The company has been in play since March, when US private equity group Sycamore Capital Partners acknowledged it was considering making an offer.

Ted Baker launched a formal auction process at the start of April and although it has not publicly named the participants, it has not been denied reports that Authentic was the preferred bidder.

The privately owned US brand aggregator, which owns Reebok, Nautica and Eddie Bauer among others, declined to comment.

With more than $21bn of annual revenue and backing from large private equity groups such as CVC, Authentic would have had the financial capacity to acquire Ted Baker.

In an update on Tuesday, Ted Baker stressed that the withdrawal was not connected to

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