You might think that the surreptitious collection of your personal information by retailers, social media and tech companies is undermining your value as an individual, but it actually just proves how valuable you truly are. So with the powers of choice and capital, how will you influence fashion brands?
The men’s suit used to have a clear place in the world. Men wore it to work, to dinner, and to cocktails. But times have changed. Corporate dress codes are loosening up. Regard for formality is dwindling. Can the suit remain relevant?
Tamara Mellon says luxury fashion will “be eaten by technology” as she sidesteps retailers and lowers prices with web-only company.
Coco Chanel, a smoker, made pockets popular in women’s clothing last century. She created the compartments for her cigarettes.