On Style

Yes, style. The magic word for magazine editors straight out of The Devil Wears Prada, Man Repellers with millions of Instagram followers and the entire fashion sphere. Showcasing your personality? Hot trends fresh off the runway? Timeless or Ephemeral? The concept of style today is triumphally democratic and we’re in love with it. Who said…

The Magnitude of Winter Holiday Shopping

In many parts of the world, the conclusion of Halloween celebrations signifies not an ending, but the start of an even more exciting holiday season: Christmas! The merriment that accompanies the holiday is not reserved for children and families, because for most retailers, the winter holidays represent a significant proportion of their sales. It’s a…

The magic business of Holiday Windows

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, from the twinkling lights and the holiday decorations all over the city, to most importantly, stores window displays. A perfect holiday window display is a great way to to draw customers who are in a festive, spending mood into stores they might not have stopped by otherwise….

The Ultimate Discussion of Fashion: Fur

On October 12th, the fashion world woke up to huge news: Gucci announced they are going fur-free. The chief executive’s own words were “It’s not modern, it’s a little outdated”. So how did Gucci take this huge U-turn and decided to leave their infamous fur-lined loafers behind? The fur discussion in the fashion world has…

Are wearables taking over the fashion industry?

Since the blast of Apple Watch launch in the market, wearables, as kinds of avant-garde intriguing devices, have caught the world’s attention. Gartner, Inc. forecasts an increase of additional 16.7% sales from 2016 in the wearables market in 2017, meaning 310.4 million be sold worldwide. Sales will generate revenue of $30.5 billion in 2017, within…

Eyewear: a vision with vision

  Report from the event “Eyewear: la montatura perfetta” that was held on November 8th in Università Bocconi. Iconic, timeless, the ultimate accessory, a must-have. Eyewear is a thriving business of 82 billion dollars with incredible growth potential and the world of fashion has its eye on its changing dynamics at the dawn of a…

Black Friday: let the shopping begin

Have you ever heard about Black Friday? Most of you certainly have. But do you know where this recurrence comes from? This is an American tradition related to the day after Thanksgiving which spread out all over the world few years ago. It has become a trend adopted by many companies attracting customers with incredible…

Creative Director: Instagram

Instagram. The first app you open after pressing snooze and the last one after throwing yourself in bed. It’s a reality, we’re all addicted to the magic of Instagram and its continuous thread of satisfactory images. However, Instagram is not merely a guilty pleasure we indulge on a daily basis by posting ego-boosting pictures and…

Turmoil for Glossies

Is this the End of the Print Magazine Era? It is no secret that the past couple of years have been increasingly rocky for publishing companies. Any statistics aside, the individual consumer can likely attest to gradually purchase fewer and fewer print magazines over the past 10 years, as digital access has increased exponentially. While…

The rise of the mobile retail

Over the years, with the non-stop advancement of technology, firms in different industries have been doing their best to keep up. Almost every brand has an online store now, but that’s just scratching the surface since the main focus has shifted from desktop to mobile. But when it comes to the fashion industry, especially luxury…

Amazon’s growth potential and its lack of “fashion authority”

In recent years Amazon has increasingly tried to gain market share in the online retail-business. One key step in this process was the launch of their ‘Prime Wardrobe’ service which allows customers to try on items at home before buying them. The launch of the e-commerce giant’s latest service lead to a slump in shares…

H&M x Erdem Collaboration

H&M has been doing successful collaborations with high-end designers for more than ten years. Starting off in 2004 with Karl Lagerfeld, the high-street giant’s works with the fashion industry’s biggest names never failed to impress. This year, H&M announced that the next exclusive collection will be with ERDEM, collaborating with a London-based designer for the…