Week in Review: Life After Project Runway, History of Social Media and Halloween’s Textile Waste

1. Dmitry Sholokhov just won “Project Runway” and describes it as winning the American Dream. Read about his plans for what’s next and his thoughts on building a fashion business. (via WWD)

2. The first email was sent in 1971. Since then, our world has seen an influx of digital platforms. Check out this INFOGRAHPHIC that shows the history of social media. (via Marketing Pilgrim)

3. For any brand, the type that’s used makes a difference in how the brand is perceived. Take a look at how these famous logos would look if they were written in comic sans and think about what that would mean for their image. (via PSFK)

4. Halloween is about costumes, fun and treats, but did you ever think about the implications of this one holiday on the United States? Here’s an informative INFOGRAPHIC on how much textile waste comes from Halloween. (via Ecouterre)

5. Are you involved in creating quality content for your Facebook fans? This article says engagement is key and being responsive matters while the number of likes is becoming less important. (via Inc.)

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