1. Telfar’s Shopping Bag is this decade’s most important accessory: It has a kind of integrity and authenticity that most brands could only dream of. “(The bag) captures the fluidity of a crowd who are not really interested in what the fashion pages are saying. They make and break their own trends.” – Read More on Dazed
2. RETRO READ: Telfar's "it" Shopping Bag Has Helped the Brand Boost Sales by More than $1 Million in 2 Years. Between 2018 and now, Telfar has sold “more than 5,000 of his Shopping Bags,” according to the WSJ, “ringing up more than $500,000 in sales at the 28 stores that carry it and by way of the Telfar website.” – Read More on TFL
3. Adidas Thinks Beyond the Craze for “Dad Sneakers.” The German giant is going back to the 1990s with some of its new product launches to capitalize on the craze for chunky “dad sneakers” (inspired originally by the high-end fashion house Balenciaga). – Read More on Bloomberg
4. What would happen if we cancelled fashion week? “We’re asking for a total revision of what ‘fashion’ means; we’re asking consumers to boycott and rebel against a system which is killing us and the natural world. We don’t think this is the end of fashion, though – more an opportunity to creatively transform it into something regenerative for society and nature.” – Read More on Dazed
5. Sequins are terrible for the environment. A greener (and sparklier) alternative is here: plant-based sequins will decompose instead of ending up in the ocean, where conventional sequins can be swallowed by fish and end up in your sushi. – Read More on Fast Co.