Why Did We All Fall for Gucci's Furless Initiative?

Just last week, Gucci was showered with praise when it announced that for all future seasons, the brand would no longer work with animal furs in their clothing designs. Champions of both animal and environmental rights took this announcement at face value and heralded the company for making major steps towards bettering the world. Why did all these people fall for one of the best PR moves in recent memory? 

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Diffusion Lines: How Cheap Offerings Saved the Fashion Industry

Diffusion lines. The bane of every fashion collector and enthusiast. While some truly great and creative diffusion lines exist (Think Rick Owens DRKSHDW or MM6 by Margiela), the vast majority such as Versace Versus and D&G occupy a hellish landscape of overly branded and shoddily designed garments defecated onto the market with such ham-fistedness that even George Lucas would wince. However, the original diffusion lines...

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