Deirdre Clemente In The News

Profile: Deirdre Clemente

December 8, 2020
A pandemic-driven obsession or a category set to define fashion's future? We peel ourselves off our couch-desks and investigate.
December 8, 2020
Angela Gahng started her direct-to-consumer contemporary womenswear brand, Almina Concept, out of necessity. While working as a brand merchandiser in New York City, she encountered a conspicuous gap in the broader apparel market. So with a giant leap forward into the choppy entrepreneurial waters, she did as so many resourceful creatives do: Fill it herself.
November 16, 2020
When Vice President-elect Kamala Harris called to congratulate Joseph R. Biden Jr. on winning the election last Saturday, she was wearing what women everywhere in the United States seem to be wearing during the pandemic: leggings.
October 30, 2020
In 2001, a young, upstart brand called Juicy Couture introduced its tracksuit, and the world was never the same. Dramatic? Yes. But entirely hyperbolic? Not exactly. In the years just after Juicy’s 1995 launch, the U.S. was enjoying a prolonged period of unprecedented economic growth. It was the era of excess, and Juicy’s plush zip-ups and matching sweatpants became the bedazzled picture of a new kind of luxury.
October 29, 2020
In 2001, a young, upstart brand called Juicy Couture introduced its tracksuit, and the world was never the same.
August 28, 2020
The coronavirus outbreak’s huge impact on business, education and sports continues to be felt, but what about the effect the pandemic is having on the way we dress?
August 20, 2020
On June 1, L'Oréal Paris posted on Instagram a black square with white text that read, "Speaking out is worth it." The brand, like countless others, expressed solidarity with the Black community amid widespread protests calling for police reform in the wake of the killing of George Floyd.
July 13, 2020
Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE) has felt the brutal impact of the novel coronavirus pandemic in 2020. During the worst of the March market meltdown, Nike stock was down as much as 40% from its January highs. However, it has since staged a steady recovery, due in no small part to its strong e-commerce performance. Now trading at over $97 per share, Nike is on track to start posting growth for 2020.