Fashion Must Read: The Rise of Adaptive Fashion, Regional Fashion Weeks Are Reorganizing

Fashion Must Read: The Rise of Adaptive Fashion, Regional Fashion Weeks Are Reorganizing

Fashion A look from the Theia Fall 2020 bridal collection. Photo: Courtesy of TheiaThese are the stories making headlines in fashion on Tuesday.The ri

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Fashion A look from the Theia Fall 2020 bridal collection. Photo: Courtesy of TheiaThese are the stories making headlines in fashion on Tuesday.The rise of adaptive fashion for people with disabilitiesAdaptive fashion — specialized clothing designed for people with physical disabilities — is expected to become a $349.9 billion market by 2023, according to Coresight Research. People in the disabled community have historically had to customize their own clothing to cater to their needs, but now companies like Target, Kohl’s, Zappos and Tommy Hilfiger are including adaptive fashion features. {Business of Fashion}Regional fashion weeks are reorganizingFashion weeks in smaller cities have allowed brands to get their work seen by industry leaders without being overshadowed by notable labels in New York, London, Milan and Paris. These smaller fashion weeks are consolidating power, refocusing on sustainability and considering strategies to stand out amongst the 600 shows that occur during primary fashion weeks. {Vogue Business}Clothes-swapping is now chicClothes-swapping used to mean borrowing your mom’s handbag or lending a dress to a friend. But now, peer-to-peer fashion rental apps are skipping personal intimacy altogether and allowing users to borrow items from strangers. Meanwhile, brands are asking customers to bring back “pre-loved” (a nicer term for “used”) garments in exchange for store credit, with sustainability in mind. {Vogue}How fashion favors the economically advantagedFashion’s class divide is widening in the United States. From the high costs of fashion school tuition and rent in New York City to the required years of unpaid internships and low-paying entry-level jobs in fashion, the industry is missing out on economically disadvantaged creatives. {Business of Fashion}Fashion can be a form of affirmation for queer peopleFor many people in the queer community, personal fashion can be used as a tool for understanding their identity and can be a powerful form of gender affirmation. “It was that freedom of my fashion expression that allowed the vocabulary around my own identity to catch up,” said model, designer and consultant Jordi. {HuffPost}Never miss the latest fashion industry news. Sign up for the Fashionista daily newsletter.
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