Every time young fashion designer Hawa Adan Hassan makes a new gown for a paying customer, she also makes her dreams come true. "My whole life, fashion design was a dream," says the 23-year-old university student, who last year began running a cottage business out of her family's home in Hamarweyne, […]

Polimoda’s Director Danilo Venturi has announced the appointment of Massimiliano Giornetti as Head of Fashion Design Department starting the upcoming fall semester. “Observing the crisis of large retailers, I think that fashion will soon need a new wave of creativity and well-made products. Polimoda […]

INTERVIEWIn a two-part profile FashionUnited has selected 4 standouts from this year’s CFDA Fashion Future Graduate Showcase which presented to the world 52 graduates from 12 schools across the nation. From a fashion/film collaboration on cultural identity to elevated tailored toiles, from optimism […]

INTERVIEWIn a two-part profile FashionUnited has selected 4 standouts from this year’s CFDA Fashion Future Graduate Showcase which presented onto the fashion landscape 52 graduates from 12 schools across the nation. From a fashion/film collaboration on cultural identity to elevated tailored toiles, […]

The International Talent Support (ITS), the Trieste-based design competition dedicated to supporting emerging fashion, accessories and jewellery talents, has named its 2019 winners, with the coveted ITS Award being presented to London College of Fashion menswear designer Daoyuan Ding from China. Ding, […]

INTERVIEWOpposing headlines on sustainability dominate our fashion news. There’s can-do optimism one day and apocalyptic gloom the next leaving the average consumer scratching their head in confusion. While brand after brand steps forward to boast of their latest sustainability credentials, The Pulse […]

REPORTWhile news headlines report on trade and tech wars, rising tariffs and diplomatic discord between the US and China, and American brands and retailers reel from the additional import costs of apparel and footwear, one sector is busily building bridges between both nations. Education knows no politics. […]

Many aspire to work in fashion but getting there can be hard and finding the right fit, the one perfect job description, almost impossible. Over the last few months, FashionUnited has interviewed CEOs and vice presidents of brands and (r)e-tailers , designers, recruiting managers, international wholesale […]

When Michael Kors dropped fur from his collections he explained his decision was based on the ability to create a luxe aesthetic using non-animal fur, Donatella Versace said killing animals no longer felt right, Gucci CEO Marco Bizzarri cited the lack of need for it due to the elevated quality of the […]

Public School founders Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne have won the CFDA + Lexus Fashion Initiative, an award designed to inspire commitment to transformative leadership, sustainable innovation and positive change. The New York-based brand will receive a grant of 100,000 dollars underwritten by Lexus […]