LFW: Mark Fast - “The show must go on”
For a London Fashion Week to have just three traditional catwalk showcases taking place with an audience is unheard of, but for some designers, like Mark Fast it was essential. “The show must go on,” expressed Mark Fast to FashionUnited. “When it comes to fashion and creating fashion/being part of a movement, contributing to culture, we aren’t...
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The first collection by Raf and Miuccia for Prada: what can we expect?
In February it was announced that the Belgian designer Raf Simons was appointed as creative director at Italian fashion brand Prada. It became clear from the press release at the time that he was going to share creative direction of the brand with permanent chief designer Miuccia Prada. On Thursday during Milan fashion week Spring/Summer 2021,...
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BFC announces second round of fashion fund recipients
The British Fashion Council (BFC) on Tuesday announced the second round of recipients of its Fashion Fund, which sees 30 UK designers receive a shared sum of 500,000 pounds, with a maximum payout of 50,000 pounds. Over 350 applications were made for financial support. At the start of the pandemic the BFC launched an emergency fund of one million...
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LFW: Eudon Choi brings the Mediterranean to fashion week
Eudon Choi returned to London Fashion Week after a two-season break to showcase his spring/summer 2021 collection with a series of socially-distanced presentations to show his laid-back summer staples. Taking inspiration from a longing to escape the city for a summer holiday in Italy, Eudon Choi’s ‘Fuga Estiva’ collection offered the perfect...
Sep 22, 2020
Saks Fifth Avenue launches "Register to Vote" initiative
Saks Fifth Avenue has partnered with nonpartisan organizations HeadCount and Vote.org to promote voter registration. The luxury retailer is launching a new initiative, "Register To Vote At Saks," which utilizes space in its flagship store to allow visitors to register to vote. Individuals may visit the second floor of the Fifth Avenue location...
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Kingpins to launch digital denim sourcing platform in October
Denim trade show Kingpins is set to launch Kingpins Exchange, a new digital hub for denim sourcing professionals. Created in partnership with leading sourcing platform Material Exchange, Kingpins Exchange is a digital showroom platform and material marketplace looking to bring together denim mills, buyers and brands. The Kingpins Exchange will...
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