Initially the prospect of teaching fashion sketch remotely filled me with dread. I thought longingly about the wooden horses and easels of past classrooms in which I had taught drawing for fashion. The live models, and the suitcase of vintage garments they would generously bring to wear while they posed, […]

Ben Barry will assume his new role as Dean of Fashion at Parsons School of Design this summer. In his former role as Chair of Fashion at Ryerson, he established himself as a leading voice of social change through the medium of fashion education. FashionUnited caught up with him to hear what he hopes […]

Westfield London is collaborating with the Royal College of Art to launch a sustainable design competition to promote local talent.  The ‘Future Fashion’ competition is looking to discover emerging creatives in London who are prioritising sustainability to be featured in an exhibition celebrating sustainable […]

“I am a unicorn. I should not be here,” says Randy Cousin, SVP of Product Concept and People’s Place program at Tommy Hilfiger, of being a Black creative in the fashion industry. During last summer’s Black Lives Matter uprising while in conversation with friend Joe Medved, founder of recruiting firm […]

Teen retailer, Hollister Co., has partnered with TikTok stars and the mental wellness podcast Teenager Therapy to surprise select US high schoolers with virtual pop-up mental wellness discussions. Additionally, Hollister will donate one million dollars across 20 organizations in the US to support teenagers […]

London-based Fashion Retail Academy is expanding its reach to Scotland for the first time through Fuse, an exclusive partnership with St James Quarter and Edinburgh College to help boost the country’s retail industry. Fuse, which is currently recruiting more than 450 retail jobs within St James Quarter, […]

American fashion brand Tommy Hilfiger is partnering with online learning platform, FutureLearn to launch a series of social impact educational courses covering sustainability, LGBTQIA+ allyship, body confidence and community building. The courses, running from February 15 until summer 2021, forms part […]

Supporting emerging designers and promoting creativity inspired by Chinese culture and aesthetics remained a priority even during a pandemic year. But, this year, China Institute’s Fashion Design Competition introduced a sustainability component to promote socially conscious and environmentally friendly […]