Here's what caught our eye in this week's headlines.
- Angelina Jolie is launching a fashion business built on co-creation, per Vogue.
- Culture is the new luxury, at least according to Golden Goose, per the Business of Fashion. From the streets to the big screens, high fashion labels are finding inspiration where culture waves are strong.
- Business Insider reported that Target is letting parents return used or outgrown children’s clothing and swap it for new items: is sustainable, regenerative fashion stretching beyond luxury?
- This summer promises droughts in Europe per Reuters, and the BBC reported that global warming is set to break the 1.5 degrees C limit this year, possibly pushing new terroirs further from their historical ecosystems.
- New York City’s first luxury cannabis store is now open per the Robb Report, as bud’s retail goes full-mainstream.
- More than half of gen Zers and millennials are concerned about starting families while living from paycheck to paycheck, per Business Insider. New form families are growing and evolving as young people find connection through new communities and connection.
- Cell-cultured salad is served: the first Crispr-edited greens have arrived, per Wired.
- Target is trying to sell “affordable joy” in the current economic climate per The Wall Street Journal, where consumers find joyful retail a breath of fresh air.
- A digital twin of the Titanic may provide clues to what happened on the ship in 1912, per The New York Times, a new benefit from the rising duplicate technology.