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6 Startups Dedicated To Improving Women’s Lives

It’s no secret that women are vastly underrepresented in the world of startups. Last year, only 2.8% of all venture capital in the United States went to female-founded companies, marking little improvement from the years prior. As men continue to dominate the startup space, the needs and wants of women continue to go largely unheard.

Now more than ever, paying special attention to those startups that are dedicated to improving women’s lives is crucial. As male-dominated as the space may be, there are still a number of companies out there innovating and pushing to make the world a better place for women everywhere. Here are some of the best:

1. CureMetrix

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a poignant reminder that 1 in 8 women  will develop

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Schiaparelli’s surrealism lives for fashion week

PARIS, Oct. 4 (Reuters) – Schiaparelli showcased its third ready-to-wear collection on Sunday, featuring a sleek wardrobe with surrealist touches for next summer.

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the collection was presented via a video which showed creative designer Daniel Roseberry sketching it and filming models on the streets of Paris.

“I still feel like I’m living a dream”, Roseberry, 35, told Reuters, referring to his journey from his conservative childhood in Texas to his appointement at Schiaparelli in April 2019.

Roseberry designed a wardrobe made of both essential and eye-catching silhouettes expressing a desire to bring the brand forward while honouring the heritage of a house founded by the Italian-born Elsa Schiaparelli in the late 1920s in Paris.

“I can be a nostalgic person but here I’m not, I think it’s too intimidating. What Elsa did was so perfect and pure. I’m just trying to do what I think

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How Many Lives Can a Fashion Brand Have?

Then there is the American fashion brand Bill Blass, which was purchased in 2008 by the entrepreneurial brothers Cin and Peter Kim, who made their money producing dress shirts and neckwear for the mass market. The Kims hired designer Chris Benz, formerly of J. Crew, to reposition the brand for Gen Xers, and, like the Dayans, focused on direct-to-consumer e-commerce. The new Bill Blass hit the market in 2015 to much fanfare, but it failed to lift off. Mr. Benz left the company, and today Bill Blass only sells shoes. There is currently nothing available on its website.

Rykiel has already been through this once. In February 2012, when the Rykiel family sold the company to the billionaire brothers Victor and William Fung of the Hong Kong manufacturing firm Li & Fung, there was lots of talk of potential, with grand plans to “ensure the longevity of the brand,” as

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Why it matters when Black Lives Matter clothing is banned

Formula One has banned drivers from wearing clothing bearing messages while performing official duties. The decision came after Lewis Hamilton wore a top at the Tuscan Grand Prix on 13 September that said “Arrest the cops who killed Breonna Taylor”.

Since March, celebrities have not shied away from wearing clothing in support of Black Lives Matter (BLM) at high-profile events – but not without a backlash. The Japanese tennis player Naomi Osaka was told to “keep politics out of sport” when she brought seven face masks with the names of different victims of police brutality to the US Open. Almost 2,000 people complained to Ofcom – which has yet to decide whether to investigate – about the BLM necklace worn by Alesha Dixon on Britain’s Got Talent (only a few weeks after the programme received 24,500 complaints – later dismissed by the regulator – about a performance by the dance

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Milan fashion gives small opening to Black Lives Matter



Models wear creations part of the Joy 2021 women's spring-summer collection at the "We are Made in Italy - Black Lives Matter in Italian fashion Collection" event during the Milan's fashion week in Milan, Italy, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)


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Models wear creations part of the Joy 2021 women’s spring-summer collection at the “We are Made in Italy – Black Lives Matter in Italian fashion Collection” event during the Milan’s fashion week in Milan, Italy, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

MILAN (AP) — When asked why there aren’t more people of color in the Italian fashion industry, officials have cited a lack of candidates in homogeneous Italy. Five African-born designers in Italy want to put that view to rest with their inclusion on the official Milan Fashion Week calendar Sunday.

Fabiola Manirakiza came to Italy after her parents were killed in her native Burundi in 1972. For her Made-in-Italy Kiza label, she incorporates patterns from her Bantu tribe, as taught by an elder sister, into her Western tailored silhouette, the influence of the Italian family who raised her.



Models wear creations part of the Claudia Gisele 2021 women's spring-summer collection at the "We are Made in Italy - Black Lives Matter in Italian fashion Collection" event during the Milan's fashion week in Milan, Italy, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)


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How Does Fashion Influence the Lives of Students?

This is an era of fashion and fashion is very influential to our lives. In fact, it adds diversity to our lives by offering an aspect of enthusiasm to strive for something new and different, otherwise it would be a monotonous life if we were supposed to dress up and act in the same manner.

Fashion is an expression of a distinctive style particularly in clothing, footwear, accessories or makeup. It belongs to the style of doing something, looking different and dealing with others. It encircles a wide range of categorization like behavior, speech, actions, manners and lifestyle. There is much intellectual discussion over fashion and clothing and their importance within present day society. Fashion and clothing can be defined as many things that hold our society together. Fashion can be defined as an existing norm or style of dress, manners and way of socializing, whereas clothing is defined as … Read More

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How Does Fashion Influence The Lives Of College students?

The Teenage Years symbolize the transition period into adulthood. Therefore, there are various designing challenges for fashion designers and engineers for making most demanding fashionable wears. I like how properly they hold up after wearing them beneath tough blue jeans and wash after wash. Japan was the next market to catch on to the streetwear best and as at all times they brought their own unique types to the table.

This season’s favorites have slower prints, tulle, silk, little bows on the sides, even ruffles, all the elements and alterations made to actual fashion outfits right now, you will also be wearing them, but not exposing them as much, in your underwear.

These sketches of fashion design creations which have been presented to purchasers who in flip either made orders for his or her preferred designs or requested for modifications to some sketches to suit their type. Fashion design ought … Read More

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