fashion

Are Archival Pieces the Future of Fashion?

Heidi Klum famously intoned, “Fashion, one day you’re in, the next you’re out.” However, sometimes you might also make a comeback.

For fashion houses with a long and storied history, generations of pieces from past collections live in their archives. These archives tell a history of where the brand came from and are often a reference for designers to remember the brand DNA and create updated versions of pieces.

Lately, fashion brands have found a different use for archival fashion pieces, reissuing them for sale and featuring them in runway shows.

Storied American brand Coach recently announced that for the unveiling of its spring 2021 collection (which will take place digitally on September 22), new pieces by creative director Stuart Vevers will be paired with some of the brand’s past collections, and other items from the brand’s archives.

This is not only seen as a more sustainable approach to fashion—as

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shopping

Will there be a Black Friday this year? The future of the big shopping day is unknown

Doors bursting open at stores. Crowds spilling into the aisles. Elbows brushing up against others. Products flying off shelves. These are the hallmark images of Black Friday.

Well, they were.

That was before the COVID-19 pandemic gripped the nation. Now, the future of the biggest shopping discount day of the year is unknown.

Yes, it will still happen

For many, shopping on the day after Thanksgiving is a tradition. Historically, it’s also one of the best days of the year to save money on big-ticket items like electronics and appliances.

But with social distancing the norm, it’s hard to imagine shoppers camping out on the sidewalk next to one another this year ahead of Nov. 27. It’s even more difficult to picture stores overflowing with excited shoppers.

See:Walmart is hiring 20,000 seasonal workers — here’s how a seasonal job could affect your unemployment benefits

Retail experts believe Black Friday

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Google’s Sundar Pichai says future of office is employee ‘on-sites’

  • Google CEO Sundar Pichai says the company is “reconfiguring” its offices amid a more permanent shift to working from home. 
  • Pichai discussed the future of work at Google during an interview for Time 100 last week. 
  • While he doesn’t see office work disappearing altogether, he described the office as a space for “on-sites” — presumably, days when employees, who work mostly from home, gather in the office. 
  • Pichai also said he made the decision to have employees work from home until next summer to boost productivity and give workers a sense of certainty during an uncertain time.
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

Google’s famous offices may look a bit different for employees once it’s safe for them to begin returning to work.

Google CEO Sundar Pichai said last week that the company was making changes to its physical spaces to better support employees in a future Pichai said

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clothing

Protective Clothing Market 2020 Share, Size, Regional Trend, Future Growth, Leading Players Updates, Demand by Forecast to 2026

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Sep 28, 2020 (The Expresswire) —
Protective Clothing Market size wasUSD 12.48 billionin 2019 and is projected to reachUSD 34.31 billionby 2027, exhibiting a CAGR of 14% during the forecast period.

The global protective clothing market size is anticipated to be driven by the rising government norms worldwide to maintain workplace safety, especially in the manufacturing, food processing, construction, healthcare, and chemical industries. Also, the increasing cases of accidental injuries and mortalities would affect the market positively.

Rising Usage of Protective Clothing to Prevent Injuries will Drive the Chemicals Segment

Based on end use, the market is fragmented into oil and gas, firefighters, chemical, pharmaceutical, and others. Amongst these, the chemical segment is expected to procure the largest share owing to the increasing usage of protective clothing in the chemical industry for preventing

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