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 […]

Graduate Fashion Foundation, the charity behind Graduate Fashion Week in association with UK Fashion and Textiles Association, held a reception at the Houses of Parliament to bring together fashion’s graduate talent and key policy makers last week. The event showcased a curated display of award winning […]

London Fashion Week designer Erdem has been honoured for his innovative Royal Ballet costumes at the 2018 Beazley Design of the Year, an annual award and exhibition run by London's Design Museum. Womenswear designer Erdem Moralıoğlu was named as the fashion category winner for 2018 for the 24 costumes […]

INTERVIEW The topic of what career path you might follow is one that is discussed right from childhood through to leaving school or university. Even those who have decided the fashion industry is for them, ideas about which role can often change, particularly after interning, gaining work experience […]

In today’s divided society, the old adage of never talking religion or politics in polite company no longer seems to apply. As the two tribes go to war at this week’s midterms, the question of whether brands have a responsibility to use their political voice arises. In this show-us-the-receipts era, […]

Interested in expanding your knowledge about the fashion industry and its most illustrious names? Watching documentaries is a good way to do so, which is why FashionUnited has coined a list of 10 non-fiction films every fashion student, professional or aficionado should watch. Dior and I (2014) "> A […]

Anyone looking for a career in the fashion industry should get used to the idea of considering international fashion schools. The majority of international fashion houses still sits in Paris, Milan, London and New York, so learning the language of one’s preferred location while studying can’t hurt. […]

Throughout university and school I’d never heard the term freelancer, I didn’t know what it was or what it entailed. However, in the fashion industry, the term is commonly used to describe someone who works for themself and can be hired on a casual basis for set projects or specific work based on their […]

REVIEWGiven the conversation around diversity that has ignited the fashion industry over the past several years, an exhibition examining race and fashion might seem overdue. It took a professor from Parsons who since 2016 has been teaching an elective class entitled “Fashion and Race” at at the school […]

Apparel consultancy firm Alvanon is launching an e-learning platform, after finding out the fashion industry lacks professionals with technical skills in a worldwide survey. The new company, Motif.org, provides online courses for professionals interested in boosting their knowledge amidst a rapidly […]