With a series of high-fashion partnerships, UGGs exemplifies the pandemic-era pivot. As people settle deep into comfort wear in lockdown, UGGs is getting a reboot with an approach that shows how a brand can shift from everyday essential to cult item with a few considered collaborations.
Social media platforms have become the home of consumer-led fashion week events with TikTok hosting its own month-long program. Once exclusively for industry insiders, fashion weeks have become more consumer-inclusive, giving young shoppers greater access to high-end brands.
For luxury fashion brands that have long relied on their prestige and exclusivity to court new customers, change is afoot. As they face up to a pandemic-induced recession and young shoppers who are digitally-savvy and socially conscious, how are they adapting to earn and maintain loyalty?
As COVID-19 has forced people to spend more time at home, one of the parts of daily life impacted has been office style. How might Zoom meetings and remote working reshape workwear in the long term? And what role can fashion play in creating a sense of normality post-lockdown?
From athleisure to streetwear, fashion is undergoing a shift toward the casual – and future-proof activewear has hit luxury shelves. As people grapple with climate change and a global pandemic, Salomon’s hyper-functional Advance shoe range is giving them the high-performance protection they crave.