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Naomi Campbell Will Join Vogue’s Virtual Forces of Fashion Summit

The excitement is mounting for this year’s first-ever virtual and global iteration of the Vogue Forces of Fashion summit—and as if the event wasn’t major enough already, the iconic supermodel Naomi Campbell has also signed on to participate. On November 16 and 17, industry giants and Vogue editors will join together digitally to discuss topics such as racial equality, social justice, sustainability, and the future of the industry. The lineup of speakers includes Lizzo, who will be in conversation with designer Jeremy Scott, along with Virgil Abloh, Victoria Beckham, and Alexander McQueen creative director Sarah Burton. Also participating this year will be Alber Elbaz of AZ Fashion, creative director Craig Green, Bottega Veneta creative director Daniel Lee, photographer Ethan James Green, Loewe creative director and founder of JW Anderson Jonathan Anderson, and writer and director Reggie Yates.

Campbell’s panel will be hosted by a yet-to-be-announced special guest, but the discussion

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Zendaya scoops Visionary Award at virtual Green Carpet Fashion Awards

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Zendaya was recognized with the Visionary Award at Saturday’s (October 10, 2020) Green Carpet Fashion Awards – which were held virtually for the first time amid the pandemic.

The event, which celebrates inclusive, ethical, and sustainable approaches in the fashion industry, was broadcast on YouTube and held in conjunction with Shanghai Fashion Week.

In a statement, Green Carpet co-founder and Italian filmmaker Livia Firth said of Zendaya’s prize: “By working with and championing trailblazing within the Black community, she is a leading example for younger generations and beyond, and this is why we are honoring Zendaya with The GCFA Visionary Award.”

“It’s an incredible honor and means the world to me,” added the Spider-Man: Far From Home actress.

“Throughout my career I have had the privilege of being able to showcase other different types of beauties.

“Through the work that I get to do, creating more positions of

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My family loved Chase’s virtual Sapphire Dining event

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  • Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card and Chase Sapphire Reserve® cardholders can access Chase’s exclusive Chase Sapphire Dining series of culinary events.
  • Due to COVID-19, Chase is currently only offering virtual dining events, but my family had a great experience when we tuned into a cooking lesson with Chef Alon Shaya.
  • The event included a gift set with a cookbook and ingredients, and we got to ask the chef questions after the cooking lesson.
  • Through April 30, 2021, Sapphire Preferred and Reserve cardholder can get 25% to 50% more value from their
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Ahad Raza Mir, Sajal Aly attend virtual Green Carpet Fashion Awards

The Green Carpet Fashion Awards (GCFA) went virtual this weekend. The ceremony was streamed on YouTube and honoured “the best of sustainable fashion,” celebrating brands and personalities who make use of both ethical and eco-minded practices, reported Vogue.

Ahad Raza Mir and Sajal Aly became the first Pakistani celebrities to be invited by the GCFA, hosted by Hollywood actor Robert Downey Jr, stated a press release.

“I am proud to support and be a part of the prestigious Green Carpet Fashion Awards 2020 hosted by none other than @robertdowneyjr,” Ahad wrote on his Instagram. “See you there with all your favourite international stars!” he added.

Whereas Sajal shared a similar message, “I am thrilled to be a part of the prestigious Green Carpet Fashion Awards 2020 and support sustainable fashion.”

“GCFA2020 is hosted by none other than @robertdowneyjr. See you there with all your favorite international stars!” she concluded.

Previously

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Tokyo fashion week opens with brands going virtual amid virus fears

A “tac:tac” design released online at the Rakuten Fashion Week Tokyo. (Photo courtesy of “tac:tac”/Kyodo)


TOKYO (Kyodo) — Tokyo fashion week, a major event to showcase the latest fashions for the 2020 autumn and winter seasons, kicked off Monday with the majority of shows going online to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus.


About 70 percent of some 40 participating brands refrained from holding catwalk displays during Rakuten Fashion Week Tokyo. Fashion enthusiasts will instead be watching streaming videos featuring the latest designs on their smartphones and computers through the organizer’s official YouTube channel and the labels’ own websites.


“tac:tac,” a Tokyo-based casual brand launched in 2013 by Japanese designer Takaaki Shimase, released a video online to lead off the six-day event.


Fashion week is held in cities across the world and the one in Tokyo has become an

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How Virtual Fashion Shows Are Changing the Fashion Indudstry

Vogue chief editor Anna Wintour takes her seat in the front row for the catwalk show by fashion house Victoria Beckham during their Autumn/Winter 2020 collection on the third day of London Fashion Week in London on February 16, 2020. (Photo by DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP) (Photo by DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP via Getty Images)
Before becoming a journalist, I was on the other side of the press, working at a luxury fashion house in their public relations department. Working for a global brand was amazing and very educational. I was tasked with helping the director dress our celebrity clientele for red carpet events. I got to plan and attend extravagant events for what seemed like the most important people in the world. It was great, but the one thing I hated every year was managing the seating arrangements for fashion shows.

Every spring and winter, our team would hand select the attendees, dole out invites, and assign seating to the coveted show. The process was lengthy: divide 50-75 front row seats among top fashion editors, buyers, celebrities, athletes, models, friends and family, and influencers. We carefully made sure rival publishers weren’t sitting next to each other, or that a known scandal wasn’t visually displayed

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Oakton alum creates virtual WW II fashion exhibit for alma mater

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(Courtesy Robert Noia)

After graduating from Oakton, Noia, 27, now a fashion designer living in Chicago, went on to major in fashion design at Columbia College Chicago and continued his studies at Central Saint Martins in London.

Wendy Adele-Marie, professor of history at Oakton, recently asked her former student to help design a project for the College. The exhibition, “World War ChIIC,” debuts on Instagram on Oct. 19. The virtual exhibition captures the fashion imagery in Europe and the United States in the early to late 1940s.

“It covers the women and men’s clothing of the period, from the everyday clothing to the high

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Explore Global Business with a Single Click at the Taiwan Beauty Virtual

Interactions on virtual platforms miss no business opportunities.

Interactions on virtual platforms miss no business opportunities.
Interactions on virtual platforms miss no business opportunities.
Interactions on virtual platforms miss no business opportunities.

TAIPEI, Taiwan, Oct. 06, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — In order to assist cosmetics manufacturers from home and abroad in promoting their products on the international market in the post-pandemic period, the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) will be holding the Taiwan Beauty Virtual 2020 from November 2nd to 30th. Those who are interested in visiting the show via a personal portal may register on the Taiwan Beauty Virtual website, https://virtual.beautytw.com.tw/index.html, which is open for registration already, or learn about the show through the teaser: (https://youtu.be/2RWyEWYAirU)

The first edition of Taiwan Beauty Virtual will host exhibitors from six countries. Exhibition sectors comprise cosmetics, skin care, hair care and containers and packaging. Leading cosmetics brands such as Forest Beauty, PureArt, O’right, Yuan Care, DFON Biomedical Technology, Mei

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11 virtual fitness brands vying to compete with Peloton amid pandemic

  • On-demand and virtual fitness has never been more popular, as the pandemic drastically changes the way Americans stay fit. 
  • While Peloton continues to dominate the at-home fitness market, several digital fitness programs — both new and existing — are looking to cash in on the on-demand exercise boom. 
  • We took a closer look at 11 of the most popular virtual fitness membership programs. 
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

 

Gone are the days of traditional gym memberships, as Americans enter the era of the virtual, at-home fitness movement buoyed by the pandemic.

On-demand fitness platforms have never been so popular, nor so ubiquitous. Though digital fitness has been on the rise in recent years, the coronavirus outbreak has put fledgling virtual companies on the map while prompting the rise of a slew of new platforms designed to help Americans stay fit while cooped up at home. 

These programs vary

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Debate Scoring; No Surprise; Bert’s Gift; Tune In at 10:30 A.M. to Our Virtual Briefing

Good morning, it’s Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020. On this date in 1891, Stanford University opened its doors. On the first day of school, the incoming class of 555 students received a pep talk from David Starr Jordan, Stanford’s first president.

“It is for us as teachers and students in the university’s first year to lay the foundations of a school which may last as long as human civilization,” he said. “It is hallowed by no traditions; it is hampered by none. Its finger posts all point forward.”

Inspirational words, to be sure, although the speaker had a problematic career, as I’ll reveal some other morning. For today, let’s concentrate one of the 555 students in that pioneer class on the sprawling campus that would become known affectionately as The Farm. Herbert Hoover was an orphan with a bent for the sciences. Innovative and decisive, he succeeded at a variety of

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