As New York City continues to fight Covid-19, the state’s governor, Andrew Cuomo officially pleaded to businesses last month to pitch in as there is a critical need for PPE (personal protective equipment). In response, Fashion Institute of Technology’s alumni, faculty and students have united together […]

INTERACTIVE Shanghai Week was probably the first fashion week to be held entirely digitally. Initially cancelled after the coronavirus outbreak in China, the event took place on Tmall, the online marketplace of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba. Born out of necessity, the 'fashion week on the cloud' […]

INTERVIEW As a headhunter, Anja Minnerup knows the German fashion industry from the inside out. In her function as HR consultant for companies from Zara to Chanel, she has found the right people for the job, but has spoken to even more candidates who were not the right fit. "If it doesn't fit today, […]

British fashion house Alexander McQueen has launched the ‘McQueen Creators’ a new community project to inspire creativity, in a time when much of the world is currently under lockdown due to the global coronavirus pandemic. ’McQueen Creators’ aims to “inspire and initiate creative conversation,” explained […]

H&M Foundation has named the five winners of its annual Global Change Awards, an initiative launched in 2015 which aims to find and support companies driving sustainable innovations in the fashion industry. The winners were selected from a total of 5,893 initial entries from 175 different countries […]

As the impact of Covid-19 escalates worldwide and lockdowns are enforced from London to New York City, fashion and design schools have postponed graduate showcases and are continuing the challenging process of transitioning to remote learning while students relocate. London College of Fashion (University […]

Woolmark has open the search for the “brightest rising fashion stars” to follow in the footsteps of Richard Malone, Edward Crutchley and Teatum Jones, for its 2021 International Woolmark Prize. The prestigious talent programme is calling on emerging designers “looking to shape a positive future for […]

INTERVIEW Buenos Aires – The postgraduate coordinator at the Marangoni Institute London, Abdullah Abo Milhim, was in Buenos Aires giving a masterclass about the fashion value in the era of big data, analytics and intelligence artificial. With a strong background in finance, economy and luxury products, […]

For most apparel brands and retailers, “where do we start?” is an important question on their way to circularity. In 2017, the Global Fashion Agenda provided important pointers as to where the industry should go with the 2020 Circular Fashion System Commitment. For some, setting these goals was just […]

INTERVIEW Fashion students have been left reeling as the coronavirus shuts down their schools and wipes out all promise of graduate fashion shows and portfolio presentation events. As a snapshot of the larger global picture, FashionUnited interviews four students from Ohio’s Kent State University whose […]

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