BACKGROUND June is usually the moment of truth for fashion students in the last year of their studies. It is the month of the longest days, the shortest nights and the last stitches, culminating in the graduation shows. However, this year is different for many students. When corona measures are announced […]

INTERVIEW For the past six years, Kent State University’s School of Fashion has invited a selection of its graduates to present their work to alumni and industry leaders in a special portfolio showcase held at the school’s NYC Studio. Each spring, a jury made up of industry alumni visits the school […]

IN DEPTH In the second of this two-part report on remote teaching in which FashionUnited spoke with three educators, Simon Ungless, Executive Director, School of Fashion at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco; Elisa Palomino, Senior Lecturer of BA Fashion Print at London’s Central Saint Martins; […]

Ten of the UK fashion industry’s innovative and sustainable small to medium enterprises, including Ananas Anam, the company that has created an innovative natural textile made from pineapple leaf fibre, and accessories brand Elvis and Kresse, have been awarded more than 1.2 million pounds by the Business […]

IN DEPTHSpring break was certainly different this year. From Parsons School of Design in Manhattan to Central St Martins in London, fashion students were instructed mid-March to remove their possessions and vacate the premises. The remainder of the semester was to be taught remotely beginning March […]

Valencia – The global pandemic in which we have been plunged has been a real big test for all of us. From the big fashion groups in the luxury sector to the designer-slash-authors. Everyone, without exception, has had to turn their strategy around and reinvent themselves. However, it is not only brands […]

With Graduate Fashion Week cancelled in June, the first time in its 29 year history, the Graduate Fashion Foundation charity which runs the biggest display of BA fashion talent has launched a series of new partnerships and support platforms to aid its UK and International member universities in response […]

INTERVIEW Everyone has a quote or a career tip that they've received, that they will never forget. What are the career tips that fashion professionals have had and what kind of tips do they have for others? In this new series, FashionUnited will share these tips with you. In this edition: Guillaume […]

Redress, the leading non-government organisation working to reduce fashion’s waste, has named its ten Redress Design Award 2020 finalists hailing from nine countries, including graduates from Central Saint Martins, London College of Fashion and Northumbria University. The competition, which challenges […]

While fashion students have transitioned to remote learning and museum exhibitions have been postponed, fashion schools’ museums from New York, California to Georgia have curated a number of online exhibitions to keep their communities inspired. Why not spend time on lockdown wisely and brush up on […]

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