The Council of Aspiring American Fashion Designers presented the work of emerging designers in a showcase held during New York Fashion Week. Held at Pier 59, the event was co-hosted by iFashion Network and included Spring/Summer 2019 pieces from visionaries throughout the world like Bajaj-Larsen, Yufash, […]

Although the fast fashion model is considered to be the opposite of sustainable fashion, it turns out fast fashion giants Zara and H&M are the brands driving the conversation about sustainability in the apparel industry, according to a new study by data analytics platform Launchmetrics. Vegan luxury […]

The Governor of California has signed an executive order to make the state carbon neutral by December 2045. It marks one of the world’s most ambitious climate policies, that will impact consumers and business on national and international levels. The new law requires the world’s fifth largest economy […]

Seventeen students from San Francisco’s Academy of Art University, the largest private university of art and design in the U.S., showcased their graduate collections on Saturday night at NYFW. The runway communicated freedom of expression framed within a respect for technique and a focus on textiles […]

Parsons is accustomed to steering the course of fashion––its Masters program was the first in the U.S. when it enrolled Generation 1 in 2010––and Generation 7’s group showcased in Friday’s show whose front row included Donna Karan, donor of the initial endowment to help spearhead the program, did not […]

The Supima design competition officially entered its second decade with its runway show on the opening day of NYFW. Vice President of Marketing & Promotions, Buxton Midyette, revealed to FashionUnited backstage that the contest has become more high-profile than ever, not least because they have partnered […]

Levi Strauss & Co. has become the latest American fashion brand to take a political stance. The denim brand’s cause of choice is gun violence, and CEO Chip Bergh has made views clear. "You may wonder why a company that doesn't manufacture or sell guns is wading into this issue," he wrote in a Fortune […]

Last week, Lisi Herrebrugh and Rushemy Botter were announced as Nina Ricci’s new artistic directors . The duo, which is behind menswear label Botter, won this year’s Première Vision Grand Prize at the Hyères International Festival of Fashion and Photography. Did you know Herrebrush graduated as recently […]