The British Fashion Council has teamed up with Adidas Originals and David Beckham to launch a new creative partnership called Makerlab Presents: Here to Create. The initiative sees Beckham uniting his long standing partnership with Adidas Originals, with his role as Ambassadorial President at the BFC […]

Technology has completely changed the fashion industry, once a predominantly analog business. Social media allows retailers to engage with their consumers in real-time and also collect data that enables them to tailor products to their clientele. In an era of connectivity, smartphones and e-commerce […]

Lots of interns, students and work experience students fall into some familiar traps while undertaking their internship. They can affect your confidence and taint the internship and also give an poor impression to your manager without you even knowing. Here are 5 common issues that can limit an interns […]

Charity Retail Trust has worked with 12 UK retailers including Paul Smith, Jigsaw, House of Fraser and JD Sports to develop a new Retail Leader Apprenticeship programme which will begin next year. The first in a series of supported degrees for retail, the level 6 programme will welcome at least 400 […]

Just opened at the Museum at Fashion Institute of Technology, the exhibit “Fabric in Fashion” demonstrates the journey from fiber to fabric to fashionable garment through a collection of garments, film footage and flat fabric swatches. Curated by Elizabeth Way and celebrating two and a half centuries […]

REVIEW“Before the 20th century, stylish women who consumed Western fashion were well-versed in cloth. They could easily distinguish between fibers and weaves and were knowledgeable about the origin, quality and costs of the fabrics they wore.” So reads the introductory statement in the Fashion Institute […]

The British Fashion Council has announced that British retailer Browns will be sponsoring its NewGen initiative, which offers emerging designers financial support, showcasing opportunities and mentoring. Holli Rogers, chief executive of Browns said in a statement: “We are thrilled to be partnering with […]

INTERVIEWTimo Rissanen is Assistant Professor of Fashion Design and Sustainability at Parsons School of Design and an avid cross-stitcher. He sat down with FashionUnited to explain how he’s making this ancient form of embroidery contemporary, reflecting the Trump era and addressing the future of the […]

INTERVIEW London - Adam Frisby founded Manchester based fast fashion e-tailer In The Style in 2013 with just 1000 Pounds investment and no previous experience in starting or running a business, but the firm belief in his idea to build a fashion brand that tapped into the growing celebrity and social […]

Following two years of research, Swedish label Filippa K has exhibited two new “industry-changing garments”, each with a focus on a more sustainable approach from the start to the end of the production process. The exhibition is part of the ‘Circular Design Speeds’ project, and is in partnership with […]