New York’s Fashion Act Will Reshape Retail

Legislation pending in New York has the potential to transform the fashion world. Should the Fashion Act pass, retailers and manufacturers will soon find themselves required to map the sources of at least half of their materials and products and disclose the environmental and social impacts involved in bringing the latest trends to SoHo storefronts.

Because the law would apply to any fashion company with more than $100 million in global revenue that also sells goods in New York, the Fashion Sustainability and Social Accountability Act is poised to have ripple effects felt well beyond Fifth Avenue. Large fashion companies could face new detailed reporting obligations that may prompt them to fundamentally rethink their supply chains and dramatically reshape their operations.

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Julia Fox Goes Grocery Shopping in Underwear

Julia Fox isn’t afraid of freezer burn. On May 15, Fox was spotted grocery shopping in Los Angeles, but instead of sweatpants and a messy bun, the model stepped through the automatic doors in a set of matching lingerie. As she ran her errand, Fox was dressed in a black bra with white elastic and a matching pair of underwear layered under a denim blazer. She styled the look with her signature jean purse, a pair of ruched denim boots, and black sunglasses.

As photos of Fox’s unconventional grocery-shopping look circulated online, fans were quick to express their disbelief over the risqué ensemble. “Oh sure, when Julia Fox goes grocery shopping in her underwear, she’s a fashion icon. But when I do it, I’m ‘no longer welcome in Whole Foods,'” one person tweeted on Monday.

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Celebrating 20 Years of Bead Fest | Beading

Bead Fest is back! After a pandemic hiatus, the largest East Coast bead and jewelry event is returning August 17-20, 2022, at the Lancaster County Convention Center. Bead Fest will feature the educational workshops and unique shopping you’ve come to expect, along with entertaining new events.

Shown above: Lampwork glass beads at Bead Fest 

It’s going to be a great place for the beading and jewelry community to gather together and celebrate.  

The line to get into Bead Fest
Attendees waiting to enter Bead Fest.

Past to Present 

At the first Bead Fest event, there were seven teachers offering 14 classes and vendors filling 100 booths in the marketplace. Interweave Director of Content Tamara Honaman remembers standing at the doors in hopeful anticipation that people would come. A half hour before the very first Bead Fest opened, people were lined up to get inside, and a worth-the-wait tradition was born.

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