Monthly Digest: January Fashion News Round-Up

We compile the fashion news making headlines this month from around the web.

Alexander Shulman

Alexandra Shulman

“ALEXANDRA SHULMAN, editor-in-chief of British Vogue for more than 25 years, is stepping down. Shulman intends to leave her role this summer.”

Read more on Vogue

Peta buys stake in Louis Vuitton

Louis Vuitton Bag

“Animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (Peta) has snapped up a stake in French luxury goods retailer Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy (LVMH), bolstering its efforts to stop makers of high end leather goods and clothes from using exotic animal skins in production.”

Read more on The Independent

Donald Trump vs The Fashion Industry

Donald and Melania Trump

Détente and Defiance: Designers Sort Out Their Reactions to Trump – Read more on The New York Times

Designers can refuse to dress the Trumps. Other artists should have the same freedom. – Read more on The Washington Post

American Apparel

American Apparel Store

American Apparel Goes Canadian as Gildan Buys Assets at Auction- Read more on The Business of Fashion 

Does Sex Sell? – Read more on Nerve Online Fashion