In this week’s news, the industry remembers designer Karl Lagerfeld, a new fashion studio assistant apprenticeship was announced during London Fashion Week, while Refinery 29 shares tips on how to succeed in a workplace as a woman and Harpers Bazaar discusses the mistreatment of models.

What the Fashion World Is Saying About the Passing of Karl Lagerfeld

The industry remembers the beloved designer, whose death was announced on Tuesday morning. From Alain Wertheimer and Bruno Pavlovsky to Claudia Schiffer and Anna Wintour - fashion figures share their memories of Karl Lagerfeld.

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Working for a New Normal in Italian Fashion’s Understanding of Race

The Gucci blackface sweater and Dolce & Gabbana’s missteps in China have the knitwear designer Edward Buchanan seeking change.

Read more on New York Times >

New Fashion Studio Assistant Apprenticeship Launches In The UK

A new fashion studio assistant apprenticeship has been approved by the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (the Institute).

Read more on Fashion United >

The 7 Insidious Ways Women Are Held Back At Work & How To Handle Them

It can be difficult to conceptualise what people actually mean when they talk about a "masculine" workplace culture. Most obviously, it means the gender pay gapmaternity discrimination and sexual harassment, but that's not all. 

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The Maltreatment of Models Is Still Rife; This Is What The Industry Needs To Do Next

Linden Staub’s Tara Le Roux explains how far the fashion world has to go before it creates even a vaguely acceptable working environment.

Read more on Harpers Bazaar > 


This Report Is Calling On The Government To Demand More Sustainability In The Fashion Industry

A cross-party Environmental Audit Committee is calling on the government to make fashion retailers take responsibility for the waste they create.

Read more on i-D >