Fashion Rider

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Is Fast Fashion Here to Stay in 2017?

The pace of the fashion world has significantly sped up over recent years to meet the demands of the new digital consumer, those who value immediacy and purchase spontaneously.

The rise of ‘fast fashion’ in the last 15 years or so has made fashion more accessible and affordable than it’s ever been before.

Trends are hard to keep up with now as fast fashion means that brands are bringing out new products and new looks quicker than ever, and as a result consumers

Posted by Fashion Rider on Tuesday, 25 April 2017 09:16 View

Why you should be entering beauty and fashion industry competitions

For fashion and beauty professionals putting together a creative entry for an industry competition may seem like a time-consuming and expensive task when you’ve got a business to run, but the benefits you could reap from entering are priceless.

You don’t need us to tell you that setting up in this industry and getting your first big break is tough. With so many other eager and budding creatives to compete against it can be difficult to get noticed.

If you don’t already participate in industry competitions and awards ceremonies then we definitely recommend you add it to your business plan, let us explain

Posted by Fashion Rider on Tuesday, 18 April 2017 07:08 View

SXSW 2017: Key Takeaways for Fashion and Beauty Professionals

Although few of us are likely to have been lucky enough to attend the highly anticipated SXSW 2017 conference, we were still excited to learn which innovative new trends and technological developments we should be watching according to some of the most successful and respected names in the fashion and beauty industry.

About SXSW

South by Southwest SXSW conference is held in America and was first founded in 1987 with the aim of helping creative people to achieve their goals. Over the years the conference has grown massively and is now a

Posted by Fashion Rider on Monday, 03 April 2017 12:21 View

Why fashion needs to respond more holistically to 2017’s wellness trend

The wellness trend has exploded and the fashion industry needs to respond to the demand for products and lifestyles that care not only for our own physical fitness and health, but also for our spiritual and mental wellbeing and the environment around us.

It’s no surprise that The Business of Fashion recently named ‘The wellness dividend’ as one of their 10 fashion trends to define the agenda in 2017.

As a nation we seem to have been striving for months now to become healthier, better and more compassionate and conscientious versions of ourselves.

Posted by Fashion Rider on Tuesday, 11 April 2017 08:00 View

What does Brexit mean for the Fashion Industry?


The Brexit vote in 2016 was perhaps one of the most surprising things to happen last year, but what it means for the fashion industry?

There has been a great deal of doom and gloom spread about Brexit and the fashion industry but so far the immediate effect has been encouraging.

The devaluation of the pound has led to an increase in shoppers with foreign currency. More tourists

Posted by Fashion Rider on Wednesday, 29 March 2017 12:18 View