Back in 2011, the Dutch National Opera & Ballet had a problem: it couldn’t find any local talent when looking for high-quality tailors. This realisation gave birth to Meesteropleiding Coupe

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Fashion brands are increasingly under pressure to make manufacturing practices more transparent, and brands like Nike are making their data available to industry watchdogs and the general public alik

The ex-CEO of Victoria's Secret Sharen Jester Turney is making a new move, with her appointment as the CEO of the Russian apparel company, Gloria Jeans. She transformed herself from a farm girl from

It’s safe to say that we all love a good fashion trend, and it seems like their popularity varies widely in different countries and regions. Now, with the help of Google, we can map out exactly

Laura Ashley, the designer known for her eponymous brand’s trademark floral prints with their subdued and soft tones, is perhaps less known for her fascinating life and fiery personality. Take

Which countries make the most ‘Black Friday’ online searches? Although the Americans invented the Black Friday shopping bonanza, it’s not in the US that the discount event has recei

"> Doughnut-and-coffee chain Dunkin' Donuts has released an advertising campaign poking fun at competitors which have released apparel collections recently, such as KFC and Taco Bell.

Catwalk to Creation is the journey or two sustainable garments, in reverse. Source: Global Sustainability Film Awards, Youtube

It’s hard to believe that the Brexit referendum, which took place way back on 23 June, 2016, has been a staple topic for rowdy pub chats and friendship-ending Facebook statuses for over two yea

Last week, the Jakarta Fashion Week took place at Senayan City, Jakarta. As various brands and designers turned their focus to preserving their cultural heritage in timeless pieces, traditional batik

Jeans are the quintessential clothing of the modern world. How much do you know about it? Test out your knowledge on the legendary garment with this quiz. Sources: Encyclopedia.com, History Of Jeans

Hema is coming home. After eleven years under British investment company Lion Capital, the discount retail chain has been acquired by Dutch firm Ramphastos Investments for an undisclosed amount. With

Following the filing of bankruptcy by Sears Holdings, 142 Sears & Kmart stores across the US will be liquidated. Here is a map showing their locations. While bankruptcy of Sears means havoc for

Take FashionUnited's quiz to check your understanding on issues of staffing & skills in the fashion industry. What is the impact of onshoring on your local HR strategy, and what skills are in big

In a metropolis notorious for streets lined with luxury flagship stores, Joyce has set itself apart as a select high fashion destination. The Hong Kong multi-brand boutique has also opened two stores

The fashion industry faces a lack of suitable talents; previous decades of offshoring have created a skills gap, as universities stopped teaching technical and production skills. Along with the const

German fashion brand Marc Cain launched its first pop-up store in Miami as it hopes to grow further in the United States. Marc Cain, will open its 131-square-meter store in the Brickell City Centre

Levi’s invited Justin Timberlake to reinvent some of the brand’s iconic pieces, including the 501 jeans. The collaboration resulted in a collection of classics with a twist titled “

Shop Direct, operator of multi-category stores Very.co.uk, Littlewoods.com, VeryExclusive.co.uk and LittlewoodsIreland.ie, in its full-year results statement for the 52 weeks ended June 30, 2018 said

For the second quarter ended August 4, 2018, Tailored Brands reported GAAP diluted earnings per share of 0.97 dollar and adjusted diluted earnings per share of 1.07 dollars, compared to 1.19 dollars

Oxford Industries, Inc. reported consolidated net sales increase of 6 percent to 302.6 million dollars compared to 284.7 million dollars in the second quarter of fiscal 2017. The company said, earnin

In the world of fashion Hong Kong played, for the most part, a role centered on the production and sourcing of garments. Yet as manufacturing continues to shift south, the city hopes to nurture loca

English fashion designer Stella McCartney, daughter of former Beatles member Paul McCartney, is turning 47 today. She is one of the most influential voices in defense of sustainable fashion in the in

During the second quarter, Hudson’s Bay Company (HBC), which announced a plan to sell its controlling interest in HBC Europe and to form a strategic partnership for its European businesses yest

In 1H2018 Inditex said that the its net sales reached 12 billion euros (13.9 million dollars), 3 percent higher than in 1H2017, while sales in local currencies increased by 8 percent. The company add

For the first six months of this fiscal year, Hermès International reported consolidated revenues of 2,853 million euros (3,306.6 million dollars), up 11 percent at constant exchange and 5 per

This week was shaken by several news coming from Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba. To start, the company’s founder and CEO, Jack Ma, announced his plans to retire in 2019. Daniel Zhang is set t

German designer Karl Lagerfeld is celebrating one more birthday today. While the Kaiser's age is a controversial subject (he celebrated his 70th birthday in 2008 and his 79th birthday in 2012), he is

For the full year, Primark, part of Associated British Foods expects sales to be 5.5 percent ahead of last year at constant currency, driven by increased selling space offset by a 2 percent decline i