(Making) sense of fashion in 2021

By Ajai V Singh – Founder & Managing Director, Colombo Fashion Week The fashion industry needs a hard reset, and in my view, 2021 could give the industry the opportunity for that reset, realignment and recalibration Fashion was slowly losing relevance over the past decade, until the global pandemic in 2020. The lockdown of cities, […]

The Rise of Fashion NFT’s

By Alanna Fairey – Commonwealth Fashion Content Editor   When the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) was first declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO) in March 2020, the world changed –– seemingly forever. Businesses were shut down, employees were required to work remotely, families and friends were not permitted to gather, and major events […]

Embracing Different Socioeconomic Backgrounds in Fashion

By Alanna Fairey – Commonwealth Fashion Content Editor   Fashion has long had a reputation of elitism and classism, which has created a disconnect with the working class. According to the 2011 Census from the UK Government website, people from the White ethnic group made up a lower share of those classed as ‘never worked […]