1. Acne Studio's Jonny Johansson: His influence within fashion has been building over the years. For one, he was early to the power of the influencer, with the brand initiallmaking 100 pairs of jeans which they distributed among “creative kids” in Stockholm. Then there are the bestsellers, such as the Acne Studios Pistol boot, a black zip-up style which spawned a thousand copies. Acne Studios put us in straight jeans when the world was in bootcut. – Read More on the Guardian
2. Designer Johannes Boehl has fans that include Solange Knowles and his name on the Paris Fashion Week schedule: “Being pushed and criticized is necessary, but it is much better to accept it as something intended as help or honest advice rather than as a direct critique of your creativity or ego.” – Read More on 1Granary
3. Everyone’s Making Money Using Nasa Logos Except Nasa: Anyone can use NASA’s logos – for free (there is no licensing process or licensing fee). They just have to clear the designs with NASA. “We don’t discriminate,” says Bert Ulrich of NASA’s office of communications. “Everyone from Walmart to Target to H&M to Heron Preston [who released a NASA-themed collection this summer with a launch that saw him send one of the garments into space] to Vans, anyone can basically make a request. And then we review it and make sure that the identities are being used correctly. We work with the merchandisers on that and the designers.” – Read More on Quartz
4. How Meghan Markle Made a Case for Sustainable Fashion on Her Royal Tour: Since becoming a royal, Markle has demonstrated a keen understanding of how her fashion choices carry significance. “For the average consumer, the impact of fashion on the environment feels abstract and not part of our day-to-day life,” says Yael Aflalo, founder and CEO of Reformation, whose sundress sold out soon after Markle was spotted wearing it, adding that choosing eco-conscious styles is “a small change that adds up to make a big difference.” – Read More on Times
5. Designing people’s Instagram Stories is now a $2.6 million business for the company behind the Unfold app: Unfold has evolved into one of the biggest players in Instagram Story design, with 11 million users, growing at a rate of 100,000 app downloads per day. The app – which is used by celebs, such as Selena Gomez and Shay Mitchell, and Topshop, Four Seasons Hotels, the Arsenal football team – features seamless UX that lets you build a story out by electing individual page templates from five different series, each with a different aesthetic, and then add photos and text. – Read More on Fast Co.