This is Major: IMG Says Many Bloggers Will Not Be Invited to Fashion Week Next Season

Hola peeps! Things that make you go hummmm. I get where they are coming from but aren’t bloggers a part of the next generation of getting the fashion news out there quickly? What your are thoughts? Sound off!


Here’s some news that may not surprise but probably does delight actual fashion editors and buyers: Catherine Bennett, senior vice president and managing director for IMG (the company that heads up Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week), recently gave an interview to the Wall Street Journal in which she revealed that as of next season, many of the surplus fashion bloggers currently being invited to shows will not be invited to return.

“Fashion Week was becoming a zoo,” Bennett told them. “What used to be a platform for established designers to debut their collections to select media and buyers has developed into a cluttered, often cost-prohibitive and exhausting period for our industry to effectively do business,” according to a press release.

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Another spokesperson for IMG told the Journal that individuals with a “tenuous connection to the fashion industry” will not be…

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