Fashion Makeover: UK fashion bible Vogue turns serious for September

LONDON (Reuters) – Misan Harriman hopes to encourage employers to cast the recruitment net more widely with his Vogue cover portrait of influential Black activists in place of the usual pouting stars. Footballer Marcus Rashford, who helped force a UK government U-turn on children’s meal vouchers, and Adwoa Aboah, a model and mental health campaigner…

Fashion Snazzy face mask fashion reaches Nairobi neighbourhood

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Most of us have accepted COVID-19 face masks as an inconvenient, albeit necessary, safety measure. For the style conscious like James Maina Mwangi, however, they are an unmissable fashion opportunity. Mwangi’s brightly coloured suits and hats made him stand out even on the busy streets of Nairobi’s Umoja neighbourhood, where nobody ever…

Fashion Trendy face mask style reaches Nairobi neighbourhood

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Most of us have accepted COVID-19 face masks as an inconvenient, albeit necessary, safety measure. For the style conscious like James Maina Mwangi, however, they are an unmissable fashion opportunity. Mwangi’s brightly coloured suits and hats made him stand out even on the busy streets of Nairobi’s Umoja neighbourhood, where nobody ever…

Fashion Initial Material podcast: Netflix’s ‘Say I Do’ uses a wedding-focused twist on the ‘Queer Eye’ formula

Parts of “Say I Do,” a new reality series on Netflix, will feel pretty familiar to fans of the streaming service’s popular reboot of “Queer Eye.” Like “Queer Eye,” “Say I Do” stars gay men who are experts in a particular field — in this case, interior designer Jeremiah Brent, fashion designer Thai Nguyen and…

Fashion SoftBank-backed Zozo shares up 21?ter first-quarter earnings dive

TOKYO (Reuters) – SoftBank-backed online fashion retailer Zozo Inc’s (3092.T) shares closed up 21% on Friday in their largest single-session gain, a day after reporting a 34% jump in first-quarter operating profit as Japanese consumers embrace online shopping. The results are a bright spot in a fashion industry hammered by the coronavirus outbreak as consumers…

Fashion SoftBank-backed Zozo shares untraded after Q1 earnings dive

TOKYO, July 31 (Reuters) – SoftBank-backed online fashion retailer Zozo Inc’s shares were untraded with a glut of buy orders on Friday, a day after reporting after a 34% jump in first-quarter operating profit as Japanese consumers embrace online shopping. Shares look set to close up 21% at their daily limit high of 2,860 yen.…

Fashion Uniqlo’s July same-store sales up 4%on stay-at-home need

TOKYO, Aug 4 (Reuters) – Casual fashion brand Uniqlo’s Japanese same-store sales rose 4% year on year in July as consumers stocked up on comfortable “stay at home” clothes amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, its owner, Fast Retailing Co Ltd , said on Tuesday. The 4% rise in domestic same-store sales, including online purchases, followed…