1. Amazon, Net-a-Porter and Matches pushing their own private fashion labels online: Major e-tailers are aggressively pushing their private fashion labels, offering everything from everyday basics to high-end garments, including collections that change regularly and aren’t tied to seasons. – Read More on SCMP
2. Barbara Kruger Parodies Supreme In ‘Untitled (The Drop)’: A pop-up shop featuring sweatshirts, hats, tops and stickers all emblazoned with Kruger’s anti-commercial slogans. – Read More on Hunger
3. The Other Way The Swoosh Logo Makes Nike Richer: The Paradise Papers reveal the true value intangible design holds for a company. In Nike’s case, having a logo that’s recognized around the world isn’t just about selling shoes and sweatshirts to consumers who want to identify with the brand; it enables the company to perform legal gymnastics in order to keep profits high. – Read More on Fast Co.
4. Balenciaga Resort 2018 is here ... complete with grapes rings, scrunchies and more enormous bags. – SEE More on Vogue Runway
5. Bernard Arnault, France’s richest man and the head of luxury goods group LVMH, said on Wednesday that assets referred to by Le Monde newspaper, in the “Paradise Papers” leaks tracking tax affairs, were known to tax authorities. – Read More on Reuters
6. How Social Media Transformed the Fashion Industry From a Dictatorship to a Democracy. – Read More on Verve