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 […]

“We are absolutely blown away by the response we’ve gotten,” says Martyn Roberts, the Managing and Creative Director of Graduate Fashion Week, who crossed the Atlantic this week to present the work of ten graduates during a series of events including a high-profile breakfast at Ralph Lauren’s Madison […]

Ever wanted to learn more about Haute Couture techniques or explore the secret behind the patterns of legendary Parisian designer Madeleine Vionnet? The Tilburg, Netherlands-based Textielmuseum offers masterclasses from fashion writing to pattern cutting as it's holding an exhibition titled "1920's […]

Third-year fashion design students at Artez University of the Arts will show their work in Amsterdam on Jan. 30. Laboratory environment The students from the Dutch city of Arnhem collaborated to develop "Collectie Arnhem 2018" in a laboratory-style environment. They "researched and explored diverse […]

Trend forecaster Lidewij Edelkoort will open a public design gallery from Jan. 18 at her headquarters in Paris. The space at 30 Boulevard Saint-Jacques will show design as well as arts and crafts: “everything that in my eyes deserves to be shown, collected and cherished at this moment in time, illustrating […]