NEW PLATFORM: Curated Crowd has launched a crowdfunding and e-commerce platform for emerging designers, WWD has learned. The concept was led by chief executive officer and cofounder Ada Yi Zhao and Kristina Kuzmina, who believed that there was another avenue for new labels to launch globally.
Curated Crowd's Ada Yi Zhao wants website to help emerging designers break into the fashion industry, with people who invest rewarded not in cash but by gifts of fashion and privileged access to shows
As the last day of Paris Fashion Week draws to a close, the official Fashion Month ends. To many people Fashion Month is a month of splendour: glitzy shows, intimate dinners, spectacular people watching and of course, Instagram extravaganza. But, where are the creators of all these splendours during New York, London, Milan and Paris Fashion Week?
As London celebrates the best of British fashion at London Fashion Week, the next generation of designers face challenges to make their way in a demanding industry.