30 Black-Owned Fashion Brands You Can Support Right Now

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Protest. Donate. Speak out on social media. Speak up in real life. There’s a lot you can do right now to fight racism, police brutality and discrimination, and while you’re at it, you can also shop from Black-owned fashion brands to support the community and elevate your wardrobe in the process. Black culture is an essential part of the fashion world today, influencing myriad trends and birthing many of the industry’s top designers, models, influencers and celebrities.

Of course, you should first spend your coin donating to anti-racist organizations and other charitable funds, but if you do decide you need a little retail therapy to cope with everything that’s going on in the world, make the effort to shop Black-owned brands whenever possible. And don’t act like you’re doing them a

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5 Most Expensive Fashion Brands In The World

Below we presented the 5 most expensive fashion brands in the world. For our detailed discussion and a more comprehensive list please see 10 Most Expensive Fashion Brands In The World.

5. Chanel

Chanel is a French private fashion company owned by Alain and Gerard Wertheimer, grandsons of Pierre Wertheimer, who was an early business partner of Coco Chanel. Chanel is a high fashion house that specializes in high fashion and ready-to-wear, luxury goods and fashion accessories. In her youth, Gabriela was nicknamed Koko. As a fashion designer, Coco Chanel satisfied the female taste of elegance in clothing. The brand is most famous for its “little black dress”, the Chanel No. 5 perfume and the Chanel Suit. Karl Lagerfeld joined Chanel as its creative director in 1983. and continued until his death. The company was founded in 1910, and now it has around 20 000 employees. The Chanel logotype comprises

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The enormous impact the inauguration outfits will have on those fashion brands

Today, everybody on the Internet is breaking down some of the most stylish moments seen at yesterday’s US inauguration. From Lady Gaga’s Schiaparelli gown (a “love letter” to the US) and Jennifer Lopez’s Chanel ensemble to Kamala Harris’ purple Christopher John Rogers look and her stepdaughter Ella Emhoff’s Miu Miu coat, people across the globe are talking about these sartorial wins. But, how much of an impact do these pop-culture moments actually have on the brands themselves?

According to Launchmetrics, a leading brand-performance site which is used by fashion, luxury and beauty executives to determine marketing value, the media impact value of some of the inauguration outfits was enormous.

The company has calculated the true monetary value of the marketing brands received from online and across social media as a result of the inauguration.

According to the publication, Christopher John Rogers was the biggest winner from the

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5 Russian winter clothing brands to look out for

1. Vatnique

Since the war, every Soviet household had at least one quilted or padded jacket hanging in the wardrobe. Made of simple cotton, they symbolized the era of warm and, above all, cheap outerwear.

Today, these items are in vogue with fans of the post-Soviet style, which appears every now and then on the catwalk. 

St. Petersburg designers Kirill and Alexei (who do not reveal their last names) decided to tap the mass market by sewing universal quilted jackets of different colors in three sizes depending on height. Each new jacket is good for temperatures as low as -15°C (5°F) and individually created based on landscapes from around the world — from St. Petersburg itself to California.

“The inspiration for our new autumn palette was a trip to some friends’ dacha outside St. Petersburg. We wanted to convey, through colors and fabric textures, the sensations of fluffy moss covered

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