Designers Team Up At Milan Fashion Week Spring 2022

milan fashion week spring 2022

Courtesy of the designers; Prada: Emmanuel Wong

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Once, a collaboration was the ultimate in cred—high married to low, luxe mingled with quotidian. But after this just-concluded Milan Fashion Week, that kind of move looks so, well, 2020. Now, designers who once existed in their own never-intersecting, competing lanes are merging, with unexpected results. Perhaps the blueprint for this was the Gucci/Balenciaga linkup we saw at the former’s Aria collection in April, whose “hacked” pieces melded Alessandro Michele’s embellished maximalism with Demna Gvasalia’s Matrix-ready edge.

milan fashion week spring 2022
Fendi by Versace

Courtesy of the designer.

“Fendace,” AKA Fendi + Versace, was the portmanteau that became the talk of this Milan Fashion Week. But as the show notes for the collection were quick to declare upfront, “This is not a collaboration.” Instead, it was a meeting of the minds, as

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Benjamin Bellwether launches as a fashion trend and education service

NEW YORK, May 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Benjamin Bellwether, a fashion trend forecasting service based in New York City, today announced the launch of its trend forecasting and business acumen service and release of its first set of insights and educational courses. Customers can explore free articles and subscribe to in-depth market shopping reports and education courses covering topics including Sustainability Basics of Fashion Business and Marketing Basics for Fashion Business.

Click here to read our latest Quick Insights trend articles.

Bellwether surveys street and runway looks, in-store and online comp shopping, social media and search engine traffic to distill market trends into actionable reports that customers can use to improve their product development and product processes. The service also uses this data to provide insights about marketing, sustainability and general business practices.

Benjamin Bellwether content includes:

  • trend alerts, industry news, shifts in consumer behavior and other quick insights 
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Giants concessions workers reach tentative deal to avoid strike

In a victory for labor, a 50-person negotiating committee of San Francisco Giants concessions workers has agreed to a tentative deal with the team’s subcontractor for food services, Bon Appetit. This news comes nearly a month after Giants concessions workers from the Local 2 union overwhelmingly voted to authorize a strike if their demands were not met.

The deal — which concessions workers will formally vote on Thursday and is widely expected to pass — guarantees Oracle Park workers a retroactive $3 an hour raise, a separate, retroactive $1.50 an hour hazard pay bonus for 2020 and 2021, additional yearly raises that will ultimately total a $7 an hour increase by 2024, as well as significant improvements to health care and pension plans. (The base hourly pay rate for Oracle Park concessions workers is currently $20.75.)

“We’re very pleased,” Local 2 President Anand Singh told SFGATE. “When you strike a

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SBI Card announces festival offer ‘Dumdaar Dus’ from October 3: Read more details



a close up of electronics: SBI Card announces festival offer ‘Dumdaar Dus’ from October 3: Read more details


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SBI Card announces festival offer ‘Dumdaar Dus’ from October 3: Read more details

SBI Card on September 29 announced the launch of of the three-day mega shopping festive offer 2021 — Dumdaar Dus, starting October 3.

During the online shopping festival, SBI retail cardholders can shop online on any domestic e-commerce site and will avail the 10 percent cashback. Apart from this, the offer will also be available on online merchant EMI transactions.

ALSO READ: BPCL, SBI Card launch co-branded RuPay contactless credit card

With festive offer 2021 ‘Dumdaar Dus’, SBI Card is willing to empower customers to shop from ‘any’ domestic e-commerce site they prefer.

Under this offer, the cardholders will be able to purchase a wide variety of products, including, mobiles and accessories, TV & large appliances, laptops and tablets, home furnishing and kitchen appliances, fashion and lifestyle, sports and fitness, among many others, and

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