It is news of today that Prada created a Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Council co-chaired by director Ava DuVernay and artist Theaster Gates. “Prada is committed to cultivating, recruiting and retaining diverse talent to contribute to all departments of the company,” Miuccia Prada, CEO and Lead Creative Director of Prada said in the statement. “In … Leggi tutto

Would you ever make such a request at a restaurant? Probably not. It’s a nonsense, isn’t it? So, why do you look for “young and experts” for C-level roles? Is the fashion industry so blind to believe in an entire generation of Mark Zuckerbergs available in a click? As a consultant I can increasingly see … Leggi tutto

The True Story of Facebook A very interesting CNBC report unveils what is really like to work at Facebook. And it’s not good. “I was reticent to speak, Sheryl (Sandberg, Facebook COO), because the pressure for us to act as though everything is fine and that we love working here is so great that it … Leggi tutto

Raf Simons, Calvin Klein and the Voldemort factor Calvin Klein and Raf Simons “amicably” parted ways. A press release said “Calvin Klein, Inc. decided on a new brand direction which differs from Simons’s creative vision.” After just two years. And million of dollars of investments. Key learnings still ignored: – Creative Directors don’ t have … Leggi tutto

We increasingly read about the importance of kindness in the working environment. Kindness. Respect. Unselfishness. The Duchess of Sussex recently presented the award to Givenchy designer Claire Weight-Keller saying:”As all of you in this room know, we have a deep connection to what we wear… for me, this connection is rooted in really being able … Leggi tutto