Fashion Blogger News Round Up: How Did Hurricane Sandy Affect The Fashion Industry?

Get your daily dose of what’s going on in fashion news today here in the fashion blogger news round up.

  • “Distancing themselves from the traditional concept of blogging as an impartial activity, they’re realising there is money to be made through advertising, sponsored content and even, in some cases, becoming the face of a brand.” [The Guardian]
  • “According to a study released Thursday by NM Incite, a social-media insights provider and joint venture between Nielsen and McKinsey, nearly half of all social-media users — 47 percent — seek customer service through social-media channels.” [WWD]
  • From Conde Nast to Hearst, how Hurricane Sandy impacted the media. [WWD]
  • Donna Karan chronicles her life, and her late husband’s life, in her new book. [The Cut]
  • The price tag of Hurricane Sandy. [New York Times]
  • See what makes Twitter and Square founder, Jack Dorsey, tick. [WSJ]
  • Sandy rocked the east coast last night, and celebrities had something to say about it on Twitter. [US Weekly]
  • See how the fashion industry got ready for #sandy. [Fashionista]
  • Garance Dore will start selling prints and posters of her illustrations (thinking outside of the box, we like it!). [WWD]
  • Go ahead and peep a day in the life of Tory Burch… yeah, it made us jealous, too. [WSJ]
  • Trial date is set for designers Dolca & Gabbana for unfaithful earnings declaration (aka tax evasion). [WWD]
  • It wouldn’t be a true storm without a little crazy, am I right? A real fashion moment from Hurricane Sandy. [Racked]
  • As luxury slows in China, what’s the next step? [BoF]

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