from The Great Debate:

Want a helping hand? Try wearing high heels.

By Chloe Angyal
December 1, 2014

A participant runs during a high heels race in Tbilisi

A new study out of France's Université de Bretagne-Sud in finds that men are more likely to lend a helping hand to a woman wearing high heels.

from India Insight:

Forever21 sets sights on Indian cities, but please hold the hot pants

By Karen Rebelo
November 27, 2014

Reuters spoke to Timmy Sarna, managing director of DLF Brands, which runs the operations of "fast-fashion" clothing store Forever21 in India. Sarna discussed the recent opening of Forever21’s first store in Bangalore, why store shopping beats online shopping for now, and the company’s expansion plans for Hyderabad, Pune and other cities. (An earlier version of this interview contained a reference by Timmy Sarna to "Forever.com," which is not the correct website address. The correct site address is Forever21.com. The India site is here.)

from Breakingviews:

Adidas can’t afford to be sentimental about Reebok

October 20, 2014

By Olaf Storbeck

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own. 

from Breakingviews:

UK retail fails to weather the patently obvious

September 30, 2014

By Robert Cole

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Blogs Dashboard:

Fashion Lookout: NYFW Spring 2015 Coverage, Social Media

September 9, 2014

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from jharonnemartis:

DESIGNERS KORS AND KATE COMPETING FOR FANS ON SOCIAL MEDIA

September 9, 2014

New York Fashion Week featured a new runway star – glamorous, trendy and not affiliated with any one designer. Social media arrived as a marketing tool, with the potential to boost the bottom line of design firms that get it right. We look at two players to see who might pull ahead in the race for online dominance.

from Blogs Dashboard:

DESIGNERS KORS AND KATE COMPETING FOR FANS ON SOCIAL MEDIA

September 9, 2014

New York Fashion Week featured a new runway star – glamorous, trendy and not affiliated with any one designer. Social media arrived as a marketing tool, with the potential to boost the bottom line of design firms that get it right. We look at two players to see who might pull ahead in the race for online dominance.

from Breakingviews:

Reality yet to cut into ASOS valuation

June 5, 2014

By Quentin Webb

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Photographers' Blog:

Bissau: fashion, flair and hip-hop

April 24, 2014

Bissau, Guinea-Bissau

By Joe Penney

If you drive through the Mistra neighborhood of Bissau - the charming, ramshackle capital of Guinea-Bissau - signs of peoples’ love for American hip-hop are everywhere.