Fashion industry, retailers and the gender binary

NEW YORK (AP) — As a transgender woman who began her transition about a year ago, Kylie Jack is still figuring out her fashion style, but she wanted one thing right away: well-fitting bras......»»

Category: topSource: yahooMar 20th, 2017

"Backbone of Britain" Richard Desmond calls on the Government to support retailers more

MORE needs to be done by government to support retailers who serve as the “backbone of Britain” according to one of the country’s foremost businessmen......»»

Category: topSource: expressMay 2nd, 2016

Publicis Groupe Executive Kevin Roberts Resigns After Gender Comments Spark Controversy

Kevin Roberts, the prominent ad-industry executive, has elected to resign from his posts at France’s Publicis Groupe in the wake of comments he made about gender diversity in the ad industry that sparked controversy on Madison Avenue. Publicis Group.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyAug 3rd, 2016

Licensing Expo: Companies Look To Sequels, Adults, YouTube To Sell More Merchandise

Those are a few of the themes propelling the entertainment industry hard-sell expected this week at the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association‘s (LIMA) annual Licensing Expo. Deals with manufacturers and retailers at the.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineJun 16th, 2014

Box Office: 5 Lessons for 2016 From Hollywood"s Record Highs and Lows

Sure, revenue hit $11 billion in the U.S. and set a global mark, but after 'Jurassic World' and 'Star Wars' are signs of trouble (and China questions). Says one studio chief, "It's a binary world."read more.....»»

Category: moviesSource: hollywoodreporterJan 6th, 2016

Stones give respect to Beatles at rock all-star fest

For many rock fans in the 1960s, the choice seemed binary: Is their band The Beatles or the Rolling Stones? Desert Trip, taking place over back-to-back three-day weekends with identical schedules near the resort of Palm Springs, is bringing out six acts f.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooDec 29th, 2016

We Know The Gender Of Rob Kardashian And Blac Chyna’s Baby!

More women in Rob Kardashian‘s life! Yes, just when you tried to forget…Rob Kardashian and fiancée Blac Chyna are still preggers, but now we know the gender…the two are expecting a GIRL! Read more on We Know The Gender Of Rob Kardashian.....»»

Category: topSource: icydkJul 20th, 2016

5 Stars Who Don’t Conform to Gender Stereotypes

Feeling that they aren’t completely male or female, these 5 stars believe they don’t easily fit into any gender and don’t conform to gender stereotypes. Seeing themselves as part male and female, these celebrities have candidly spoken o.....»»

Category: topSource: girlstalkinsmackSep 6th, 2015

Tinder just expanded to let you include more options for describing your gender

The app will now include an additional 37 gender options, including transgender female, transsexual male, agender, genderqueer, and an option to write in your own option for however you define your gender.  Yessss......»»

Category: gossipSource: thefriskyDec 14th, 2016

Amy Adams Raves about Emma Watson, Explains Why She Kept Quiet on Gender Pay Gap

In the April issue of Allure, Amy Adams tackled some hot topics, including feminism and the gender pay gap. Adams praised Emma Watson for her work with gender equality. She shared, "That's what is so great about what Emma Watson is doing. She’s not talk.....»»

Category: topSource: accesshollywoodMar 14th, 2016

5 Stars Who’ve Experienced Gender Inequality in Hollywood

Sexism and gender inequality are still everywhere – even in Hollywood. These 5 stars have all had experiences that made them see just how big the gender divide really is. Some were paid less than their male co-stars, while others just noticed how li.....»»

Category: topSource: girlstalkinsmackAug 24th, 2015

Plenty of fish in the sea? These ones change their GENDER at least 20 TIMES a day

THESE gender-bending fish have an incredible way of ensuring evolutionary success - by changing gender at least 20 TIMES a day......»»

Category: topSource: expressJul 11th, 2016

CreativeFuture Lines Up Industry Figures in Call for Ad Industry to Address Piracy

Bruce Cohen, Gale Anne Hurd, Spike Lee, Michael London, Lisa Henson, Alec Berg, Marshall Herskovitz, Ken Kamins and Dan Jinks are among the industry figures who have lent their names to a letter to representatives from the advertising industry, urging the.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJun 27th, 2014

Locarno Fest Launches Industry Academy (EXCLUSIVE)

LOCARNO – From 2010, the Locarno Fest’s ramp-up in industry activities has synched with the major trends forging the international independent industry. It has caught Latin America’s dramatic movie industry build, launching pix-in-post section Carte.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyAug 6th, 2014

The other side of the pay gap: male models paid significantly less than female counterparts

The gender pay gap continues to fuel widespread political debate, but this week the attention is focused on the fashion modeling industry, after a key industry figure shed light on the fact that when it comes to the catwalk it is men, rather than women, w.....»»

Category: fashionSource: yahooSep 28th, 2016

A challenge to the fashion industry"s body ideals

France, which prides itself as the global innovator of fashion, has decided its fashion industry has lost an absolute right to define physical beauty for women......»»

Category: fashionSource: yahooApr 12th, 2015

Could this fix inequality in the film industry?

SCREEN Australia has unveiled a $5 million, three-year strategy targeting the gender imbalance in the local film and television industry......»»

Category: moviesSource: news.auDec 10th, 2015

Film industry "not an even playing field" for women, Kidman says

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Academy Award winner Nicole Kidman has called for more opportunities to be created for women in film, describing the industry as "not an even playing field" and joining a chorus of actresses who have condemned gender inequality in .....»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 19th, 2015

Luella Bartley and Katie Hillier launch their own label

Luella Bartley and Katie Hillier are set to become fashion's latest dream team with the launch of their new womenswear line Hillier Bartley. The Marc by Marc Jacobs women's design director and creative director will be delivering to retailers fr.....»»

Category: fashionSource: yahooApr 5th, 2015

Weather exposes holes in H&M, Next clothing order chains

STOCKHOLM/LONDON (Reuters) - European fashion retailers blamed the weather for below-forecast figures on Thursday as Hennes & Mauritz sales were hit by a hot second half of August and Britain's Next discounted stock in July after a warm winter an.....»»

Category: fashionSource: yahooJan 10th, 2017

Beyoncé ‘streetwear" line to launch in 2016

Beyoncé Knowles is working with British retail tycoon Sir Philip Green on her own clothing brand. As head of the Arcadia Group, Sir Philip Green owns a host of fashion retailers including Topshop, Dorothy Perkins, Burtons and Miss Selfridge. News that Be.....»»

Category: fashionSource: yahooJan 21st, 2017