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1. Sex rebranded: It’s arguably underwear that has seen the biggest change post-#MeToo. See Kim Kardashian’s brand, Skims, and Rihanna’s Savage X Fenty line, which both feature underwear in a range of sizes and muted colors, alongside Heist, another hip new name in the underwear game, which goes one step further with a call to arms: “Shapewear is anti-feminist, right?”. Wrong! Almost half their sales come from shapewear. – Read More on the Guardian

2. The Freewheeling, Copyright-Infringing World of Custom-Printed Tees: Print-on-demand companies allow anyone to upload designs for T-shirts, mugs, and other items. But many images violate intellectual property rights. – Read More on Wired

3. Is Artificial Intelligence Good? Clothing Companies Say Yes. Beyond the fashion industry, global spending on AI systems overall is expected to reach $49.2 billion in 2020, a 31% increase over last year. With AI creeping into more facets of our lives, a category of fashion has also emerged to battle these potentially invasive technologies. – Read More on WSJ

4. Retail store closures in the US could explode because of the coronavirus: There could be more than 15,000 store closures announced by retailers in 2020, in large part because of the pandemic, according to Coresight Research CEO and founder Deborah Weinswig. – Read More on CNBC

5. How Fashion In Hollywood Benefits From Diversity: Greater diversity of ideas and experiences will create a fruitful ground for more interesting and democratic takes on fashion that actually reflect the diversity and vibrancy of everyone who cares about movies and clothes. – Read More on Forbes