FASHIONBOSS ENCORE: SUNDAY RECAP
Stella McCartney drops Ovis 21 | PETA returns with yet another bone-chilling expose on the unethical production for the fashion industry. This time a wool-farm in Argentina called Ovis 21 is under fire for inhumane treatment of sheep detailing the forcible sheering and skinning of the ungulates. Stella McCartney ends her contract with said farm after seeing the footage herself.
MOCACTIA Shoes | Franck Boistel introduces his versatile and nostalgia-inducing take of the ancient Aztec shoe. Based off of Mexico City manuscripts and sculptures, Boistel imagines a sustainable modern shoe that he creates with his 15 years of experience in design.
The Ins and Outs of Counterfeit Competition | Professor in University of British Columbia Sauder School of Business, Yi Quan discusses the presence and the importance of fast fashion knock-offs of major designer brands. Although fashion copycats is unfair competition selling mass-produced items at a faster rate with more promotion, the counterfeit products draw attention to the inspiration of the original designer (i.e. Zalenciaga, Zeline).
DKNY PR Girl leaves | After 6 years in the DKNY online game, DKNY PR Girl Aliza Licht is exiting the company to focus on her own career that involves promoting her book, Leave Your Mark. The PR girl position will be left for another but with very wide shoes to fit.by