INTERVIEW Changing methods of consumption and educating people to recycle used goods is the main preoccupation of the H&M Foundation. Faced with a growing middle class, how can we continue to produce mass fashion whilst at the same protecting the planet? Limited resources, fragile ecosystems and climate […]

The Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS) has appointed Canadian Dr. Valérie Lamontagne as professor of the Fashion Research and Technology research group at the Amsterdam Fashion Institute (AMFI). Lamontagne will start her professorship, affiliated to the Faculty of Digital Media and Creative […]

Department store Debenhams has added Central Saint Martin’s graduate Richard Quinn to its Designers at Debenhams portfolio. Quinn, who has already captured editors and influencers with his vivid designs, will introduce his debut collection for Debenhams in May featuring 12 dresses that will range in […]

The London graduate shows are a headhunter's haven. Scouting for the next generation of talent usually starts at school level, which has seen many a designer's graduation collection snapped up, like Alexander McQueen's Jack the Ripper collection by Issy Blow for 5000 pounds, or John Galliano's Les Incroyables […]

The British Fashion Council (BFC) has announced its shortlist of designers for the BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund 2018. In addition to announcing the shortlist of designers eligible for the Fund, the BFC revealed that it is set to receive support from one of China's largest online retailers,, […]

A Japanese school's plan to introduce Armani-branded uniforms for its students, at a cost of nearly $750 a pop, has sparked complaints and fierce debate, even reaching as far as parliament. The local education board confirmed to AFP that the Taimei Elementary School in Tokyo's flashy Ginza district […]

European payments provider Klarna has announced a UK partnership with the London College of Fashion (LCF) to support the next generation of fashion tech innovators. The partnership with see Klarna joining forces with the Digital Anthropology Lab at London College of Fashion, which is one of the UK’s […]

London-based Fortie Label, founded by Central St Martins graduate Essie Buckman, has been named the winner of the autumn/winter 2018 Fashion Scout Merit Award, which will see the brand receiving 20,000 pounds across three seasons to show at London Fashion Week. The aim of Fashion Scout’s Merit Award […]