1. In Mexico, Weavers Embrace Natural Alternatives to Toxic Dyes: Concerned about the health impacts of textile chemicals, traditional artisans are producing vivid colors from crushed insects and forest plants. – Read More on NY Times
2. The Fashion Version of Netflix Doubles Down on Original Content: WME-IMG’s OTT fashion network Made to Measure has experienced tremendous growth in just two years. Now the platform is digging into original content. – Read More on Fast Co.
3. Women's fashion begins to face facts: The industry's sense of "normal" has long been skewed by runway shows and high-fashion magazines filled with rail-thin women. "The fashion industry still considers a woman who's a size 12 or 14 'plus size,'" stylist and TV personality Robert Verdi said. "I call that normal." – Read More on Chicago Tribune
4. The high-stakes, high-stress reality of being a model agent during fashion month: "It takes a lot of calls and negotiations to make that final decision and everything can change at the last minute.” – Read More on the Telegraph
5. Is Fashion Relying Too Much on Hip-Hop to Stay Relevant? Many luxury brands' attempts to "do it for the culture" can seem disingenuous — or can go terribly awry. – Read More on Fashionista