SLOW FASHION LEARNINGS FROM COUTURE

If we understand and if we are emotionally involved in the process of creation, we’ll learn to appreciate and treasure more what we buy. Joanne Yulan Jong explores why we need to reconnect with the beauty of fashion and how its produced. Slow Fashion Learnings from Couture As a child, I was curious enough to …

Read More

WHY MENSWEAR BUSINESS IS GROWING FAST

With politics and Brexit still firmly foremost in our minds, it’s a relief sometimes to look to the catwalk for some light relief. It has not disappointed. As London week closed and fashion week passed to Milan and then moved to Paris, we’re seeing that the interest and focus on capturing the menswear business is …

Read More

WILL UK FASHION SURVIVE BREXIT?

Brexit-is-bursting-the-British-fashion-industry-at-the-seams

Will UK fashion survive Brexit and can British brands survive and thrive despite the obstacles? Joanne Yulan Jong assesses the damage. My business revolves around helping mid to luxury fashion brands to become established and respected. A considerable part of this is helping them understand and adapt to the challenges of the market. The biggest …

Read More

THE FIT FACTOR

Joanne Jong Janice Wang e-commerce fit expertise

As we watch the decline of retail, we might be forgiven to think that all fashion sales in the future will be online. This simply is not the case. In a recent report by Bain & Company, it is been projected that e-commerce sales, especially when it comes to mid to luxury brands, will plateau …

Read More

PART 4 – HOW TO BUILD BRAND TRUST

My book’s title, The Fashion Switch, derives from the fundamental change that digital has had on the fashion business. For the last quarter-century, it’s been firmly set on “transmit”, stuck in a predictable cycle, dictating what we should wear, how we should wear it, and when. In this extraordinary age of connectivity, it’s had no …

Read More