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The Istanbul Fashion Week connects fashion designers with the public. During a week, several tents are put up to allow locals to view and purchase the new fashion collections.
Why it matters
This street approach allows the public to have easier access to what is usually a very exclusive industry. Are there other business categories that would thrive by relaxing the barrier of exclusivity?
The latest wave of GenYers and Millennials getting hitched are reevaluating the pomp and circumstance around their Big Day. Traditional notions around a big wedding are being downscaled into intimate gatherings and low-key celebrations. This sentiment is reflected in bridal fashions and influencer sites. Starter rings, promise bands and grandma’s vintage jewelry have all become meaningful alternative options in lieu of the standard engagement ring, while women are looking to cocktail attire and easy gowns that can be re-worn and repurposed beyond their day in white.
Portuguese denim brand Salsa has launched ‘One’, a new style of jean that is truly unisex. The style features a special cut which adapts to the shape of both the male and female body and is designed to offer a loose and casual fit.