Global Fashion Collective II New York Fashion Week 2020 Wrap Up

The infamous Global Fashion Collective (GFC) runway shows during New York Fashion Week (NYFW) takes place bi-annually every September & February. GFC’s line-up of innovative handpicked fashion talent from across Canada and around the world get to showcase their designs during NYFW. This year for NYFW on February 10th at Pier 59 Studios The Arlo Studio, Shun Oyama Tokyo, Gigi Wang, and Alicia Perrillo collections took the stage to show their latest collections for FW2020. Below is a recap of all four shows.

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Gucci Joins The Lion’s Share Fund to Support Wildlife Conservation

Recently announced, Gucci, one of the world’s leading luxury fashion brands, has partnered with The Lion’s Share Fund, in an initiative to raise funds to support wildlife conservation. The initiative is led by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and a coalition of businesses and UN partners to tackle the crisis in nature, biodiversity and climate across the globe. 

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Pantone® Releases the Fashion Color Trend Report Autumn/Winter 2020/2021 Edition During NYFW

Announced during New York Fashion Week (NYFW), Pantone LLC, the global authority on color and provider of professional color standards for the design industries, released the Pantone® Fashion Color Trend Report Autumn/Winter 2020/2021 edition. This season’s report by Pantone features the top ten standout colors, as well as current takes on the four classic neutrals we can expect to see on the runway as fashion designers introduce their new autumn/winter collections.

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Valentine’s Day 2020 Gift Guide

Valentine’s Day is just a week away and if you haven’t found that perfect gift for your loved one, we curated a list of gift ideas. The below Valentine’s gift ideas are for either women or men and range in price.

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Global Fashion Collective Announces Show Schedule for New York Fashion Week

Global Fashion Collective (GFC) presented by Vancouver Fashion Week (VFW) has announced they will be taking part in New York Fashion Week (NYFW) on February 9th and 10th at Pier 59 Studios. GFC has established a global presence and will be presenting Canadian and International designers’ Fall / Winter 2020 collections in New York.

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Special Edition MSI Prestige 14 Laptop in Rose Pink Now Available on Amazon & Newegg

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, MSI, a world-leading gaming brand, announced the availability of its Limited Edition Rose Pink Prestige 14 laptop on Amazon and Newegg. Designed for mobility weighing less than 2.85 lbs, the Prestige 14 measures less than 0.63-inches thick with a battery life of 10 hours. It includes a backlit keyboard with 1.5mm key travel which automatically elevates the keyboard five degrees to improve ergonomics. The extra-large touchpad with a smooth surface that is more responsive and accurate even after long-term use. 

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The Coronavirus Tracking App

With the rate of those infected with the coronavirus rapidly growing the Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced on today that the coronavirus has been declared a public health emergency in the U.S. Per the announcement, starting February 2nd at 5 p.m., U.S. citizens returning from Hubei province will be subject to a 14-day quarantine. Also, other Americans who traveled elsewhere in China will be instructed to self-monitor for possible symptoms.

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Infantium Victoria Launches World Premiere of Vegan Wool

Presented at the Future Fabrics Expo, Infantium Victoria, the Peta award-winning, vegan and sustainable fashion brand unveiled their WEGANOOL or so-called VEGAN WOOL as the first brand worldwide using the new fabric. You’ve heard of vegan-friendly yarn but WEGANOOL, manufactured by Faborg, is a new type of fabric that has the properties of wool but is made from 100% plant resources. Infantium Victoria has already used the fabric in its Fall Winter Collection 2021 “TRACES.”

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Atari® Hotels May Be Coming to Your City

Atari®, a trailblazer in the gaming industry, is launching a new concept for a unique lodging experience combining the iconic brand with a one-of-a-kind video game-themed destination. Announced this week the launch of the hotels is in partnership with GSD Group, a leading innovation and strategy agency, led by founder Shelly Murphy and partner Napoleon Smith III. With this new collaboration, both companies will acquire the rights to build video game-themed Atari Hotels in the United States, with the first location breaking ground in Phoenix, AZ later this year. The initial additional hotels planned in Las Vegas, Denver, Chicago, Seattle, San Francisco, San Jose and our own hometown of Austin, Texas!

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The 23rd SXSW Innovation Awards Nominees and Hall of Fame Honoree Just Announced

Starting in  June of 2019, innovators from around the world submitted their projects for the South by Southwest® (SXSW®) SXSW Innovation Awards ceremony taking place on Monday, March 16 at the Austin Convention Center. During SXSW, the 23rd annual SXSW Innovation Awards presented by Sprinklr will recognize tech developments in the connected world across 13 different categories. From these categories five finalists were selected to showcase their projects for SXSW attendees and a panel of judges at the SXSW Innovation Awards Finalist Showcase on Saturday, March 14. The winners of the Best In Show and People’s Choice Award will also be celebrated, alongside the induction of Nonny de la Peña, CEO and founder of Emblematic Group, to the SXSW Innovation Awards Hall of Fame.

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