REVIEW“Before the 20th century, stylish women who consumed Western fashion were well-versed in cloth. They could easily distinguish between fibers and weaves and were knowledgeable about the origin, quality and costs of the fabrics they wore.” So reads the introductory statement in the Fashion Institute […]

The British Fashion Council has announced that British retailer Browns will be sponsoring its NewGen initiative, which offers emerging designers financial support, showcasing opportunities and mentoring. Holli Rogers, chief executive of Browns said in a statement: “We are thrilled to be partnering with […]

INTERVIEWTimo Rissanen is Assistant Professor of Fashion Design and Sustainability at Parsons School of Design and an avid cross-stitcher. He sat down with FashionUnited to explain how he’s making this ancient form of embroidery contemporary, reflecting the Trump era and addressing the future of the […]

INTERVIEW London - Adam Frisby founded Manchester based fast fashion e-tailer In The Style in 2013 with just 1000 Pounds investment and no previous experience in starting or running a business, but the firm belief in his idea to build a fashion brand that tapped into the growing celebrity and social […]

Following two years of research, Swedish label Filippa K has exhibited two new “industry-changing garments”, each with a focus on a more sustainable approach from the start to the end of the production process. The exhibition is part of the ‘Circular Design Speeds’ project, and is in partnership with […]

Asos, Burberry, and Dr Martens are among the winners of Peta Fashion Awards 2018, which celebrates the luxury labels, fashion moments, and forward-thinking brands that have made "big statements for animals”. The animal rights charity named Asos as the Most Progressive Online Platform, after the e-commerce […]

Creative arts in education should be compulsory, says Lucy Noble, artistic director of the Royal Albert Hall. Noble argues that GSCE students should take at least one creative subject, such as design, art or music, to help boost future talent for the UK's creative industries. In an open letter to education […]

Montreal’s McGill University has officially opened the Bensadoun School of Retail Management, named after Aldo Bensadoun, founder of footwear company Aldo Group. The school aims to act as a hub for students, researchers and practitioners to address the challenges retailers face, according to the university’s […]