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 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 […]

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 […]

After three years supporting up-and-coming British designers and nurturing the growth of their businesses, Boden has announced the final year of its Future British scheme, which it launched in 2015 in partnership with the British Fashion Council. The initiative, which has mentored emerging British design […]

Global Fashion Agenda and the Institut Français de la Mode to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to strengthen their ties and establish more partnership agreements to accelerate sustainability in the fashion industry. The signing will take place at the Economic Forum this morning (August 29) during […]

Hong Kong based non-government organization Redress presents a preview of eleven collections to be shown at the final of its sustainable fashion design competition, the Redress Design Award, on September 6. The photoshoot ‘In Between’ features the work of emerging designers, shortlisted from applications […]

The award by Oeko-Tex and AMD Akademie Mode & Design was presented in Dusseldorf after the cooperation between the textile labeling company and the German fashion school was launched in April. During the competition, students had the chance to learn about the procurement process of certified garments […]

Because throwing away would be a waste, German outdoor outfitter Vaude recently launched its Upcycling Community: a marketplace that facilitates the exchange between creatives and "resource producers" who want to jointly develop new recycling options for raw materials. The project is funded by the German […]