Amazon has launched its first ever style-focused Echo in the US. The Alexa-powered Echo Look can take photos and videos without the use of a smartphone camera or mirror, tapping into Amazon's growing fashion community.
This past Sunday, hundreds of thousands of people protested against gun violence at March for Our Lives in Washington DC, with a number of celebrities from the fashion industry taking part and performing at the rally.
Barneys New York is driving innovation in visual merchandising with the launch of a new virtual reality experience. Mantle is a VR-powered runway show combining dance with fashion viewable both in store and online.
The key word of the just-finished New York season was Me Too. The founder of this movement against sexual assault Tarana Burke even sat front-row at one show, Prabal Gurung. Its influence was subtle yet truly apparent.
Michelle Obama chose a dress from Milly owner and designer Michelle Smith for her official portrait as First Lady, a telling pick of an all-American brand with strong liberal roots and clear political messaging.