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What Will It Take for Fashion to Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions? | BoF Professional, News & Analysis

In late August, a group of protestors from climate action group Extinction Rebellion gathered outside Selfridges on London’s Oxford Street, carrying banners with slogans including “fashion is addicted to dirty oil” and “code red for fossil fuel fashion.”

The protest reflects mounting pressure on the industry to address its role in the climate crisis as awareness grows among consumers, policy makers and investors of both fashion’s environmental impact and the need for urgent action.

Selfridges has made prominent commitments to drive more environmentally friendly approaches to fashion, but was singled out for stocking polyester-heavy brands and because its owner,

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What #BamaRush Says About Fashion’s Future on TikTok | BoF Professional, News & Analysis

This summer, TikTok users around the world received a crash course in how to apply to an elite sorority.

Panhellenic hopefuls from the University of Alabama with handles like “whatwouldjimmybuffetdo” and “dollypartonwannabe02” flooded the short video app with their “OOTD” — outfit of the day — the mimetic dresses and skorts they would be donning for cryptically named events: sisterhood, philanthropy, pref and the all-important bid day, when houses accept or reject sorority hopefuls.

It was an unusually public glimpse into a cloistered world, where the trials and tribulations of rush week are more typically discussed in country club hallways

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How a Professional Landscape Photographer Creates an Image From Capture Through Editing

Landscape photography is a challenging genre that takes the confluence of a lot of techniques, creative ideas, and more to bring an image to fruition, but it is quite rewarding when you see the finished photo. This awesome video tutorial will show you how a professional landscape photographer shoots an image, from choosing the right focal length all the way through the edit. 

Coming to you from Landscape Photography iQ with Tom Mackie, this great video tutorial will show you how he shoots a landscape photo from start to finish. One thing that I have always loved about landscape

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Can Fashion Start-Ups Cash In on the Tennis Boom? | BoF Professional, News & Analysis

Back in 2014, Marguerite Wade launched Full Court Sport with the now-defunct downtown New York retail temple Opening Ceremony. For Wade, a recreational tennis player, birthing her brand was a labour of love, full of ups and downs, but it turned out to be one of the first in a growing wave of fashionable niche tennis lines to hit the market.

By 2016, with the wider activewear market heating up, the still-fledgling Full Court Sport found itself competing with venture-backed darlings like Outdoor Voices. The brand “was running on fumes,” recalls Wade, who used earnings from her day job designing

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The Delta Variant and Fashion’s Postponed Post-Pandemic Future | The Week Ahead, BoF Professional

It’s Not Over

  • Officials are reintroducing mask mandates in some places as the Delta variant drives Covid-19 infections higher

  • The new wave of cases, plus uneven progress toward vaccination, create uncertainty around consumer confidence and potentially the ability to hold live events this fall

  • Corporate earnings this week, and US employment data on Friday, will offer guidance about the Delta variant’s impact to date

Retailers are starting to have flashbacks to 2020, even as luxury brands report their sales are soaring past pre-pandemic levels, and more consumers return to in-store shopping. The worrying spread of the highly contagious Delta

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The best used professional DSLRs to take your photography to the next level

Most beginner photographers are often confused about equipment. Naturally, with so much choice, it is easy to get lost. However, you can replace all this confusion (and the high $$$ budget) with something simpler: an old but professional camera.

There is a lot to love about a new camera, don’t get me wrong—live-view, video specs, and perhaps even less weight. Naturally, there are great mirrorless cameras out there that make it all that easier to take pictures. An older DSLR may have a much more complex menu system and, for sure fewer features. Still, an old DSLR is a great

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