London - The British Fashion Council Fashion Arts Foundation and the Royal Academy Schools are set to collaborate with five new pairs for the second edition of the Fashion Arts Commissions, an innovative project which brings together the worlds of fashion and art. The new project sees five of the most […]

The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) and Vogue have named their designers for the fourteenth season of the Americans in Paris showcase presented during Paris Fashion Week. The event will be from March 3 to 5. The selected designers named include Ahlem Manai-Platt of Ahlem, Becca McCharen-Tran […]

Italian luxury fashion brand Gucci on Friday followed a slew of US celebrities in announcing a donation of 500,000 dollars to next month's student march on Washington demanding tougher gun controls. The donation, first reported by Women's Wear Daily and confirmed by a Gucci spokeswoman in the United […]

Now in its 7th year, the aim of the CFDA Education Summit is, according to its promotional material, “to foster unity between education and industry, and activate dialogue around relevant issues.” To this end faculty members from twenty of the most prestigious fashion programs nationwide converged on […]

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 […]