Fashion

Meet the L.A.-Based Gucci Exec Empowering Fashion’s Next Generation

Meet the L.A.-Based Gucci Exec Empowering Fashion’s Next Generation

BY VINCENT BOUCHER | HollywoodReporter.Com Troy Warren for CNT Antoine Phillips is working to lift up "creatives of color" through the luxury label’s scholarship program and an impact fund supporting nonprofits in 12 cities across the U.S. “Being a male of color from Los Angeles, I can tell you it’s really about empowering the next generation of creatives of color in different cities [and] to amplify opportunities,” says Gucci’s Antoine Phillips of the initiative Gucci Changemakers North America, which he jump-started in 2019 after joining the luxury label as its L.A.-based vp of brand and culture engagement. Its focus is on increasing inclusion…
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The trend making the internet wholesome again

The trend making the internet wholesome again

Leah Dolan, CNN Troy Warren for CNT   They say the devil finds work for idle hands, but after a year of intermittent lockdowns and social starvation, the hobbies many of us have chosen to busy ourselves with are surprisingly wholesome. Lately, there has been a deluge of crafting content on TikTok, YouTube, Pinterest and Instagram, as crocheting and knitting shed the senior stereotype and emerge as fashion's newest fad among Gen Z. A cursory scroll through YouTube reveals hoards of young people clattering a pair of needles together, sharing patterns and newly acquired tricks. Teens and 20-somethings document their…
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Reebok Teases Kerby Jean-Raymond’s Vision in New Film

Reebok Teases Kerby Jean-Raymond’s Vision in New Film

By Jean E. Palmieri | WWD.Com Troy Warren for CNT Reconnect will heighten interest in the designer's first product launch next year. Kanye West’s collection for Gap is not the only one being teased this month. Today, Reebok is releasing Reconnect, a video collection featuring an early peek at the brand’s new creative direction under Kerby Jean-Raymond. The Pyer Moss designer was named vice president of creative direction for Reebok in September 2020, expanding his longtime relationship with the brand. One of his first moves was to recruit Jide Osifeso, a veteran of Sole Technology, Adidas and RVCA, as artistic marketing director. They created Reconnect to…
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