FFD's Weekly Reading Round Up

This week we have been taken over by NYFW with political messages and perfect street style, but as much as we would love to think only the glamour of fashion week happened there were plenty of other things going on.

Elle talks political power dressing. "In light of President Donald Trump's controversial executive orders, that have seen the imposition of an immigration ban and the barring of federal funds from organizations that promote abortion around the world, it was to be expected that New York Fashion Week would star as a platform for designers, brands and models to make subtle statements against the Trump administration, amid the political turmoil."

Army Vets return to standing rock "US veterans are returning to Standing Rock and pledging to shield indigenous activists from attacks by a militarized police force, another sign that the fight against the Dakota Access pipeline is far from over."

Amal Clooney née Alamuddin Expecting Two People "World renowned human rights lawyer Amal Clooney née Alamuddin is pregnant and this is an ode to her achievements."

Tenn Vogue cover stars get real "Feminist teen icons dish on what they think about each other, the future, and being young activists."

Tavi Gevinson Leads a Lesson on Art in the Digital Age "For the latest installment of Tiffany & Co.’s New Ways of Seeing video series leading up to the Whitney Biennial this spring, the brand commissioned writer-actress Tavi Gavinson to explore the importance of digital artists."

Boohoo acquires Nasty Gal "The Manchester-based business was waiting on court approval for the acquisition, which has now been granted. The deal will complete on 28 February."

What the closure of fruits magazine means for japanese street style "There are no more cool kids left to photograph."

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