Lara Intimates, a new sustainable lingerie brand headed up by two Fashion Contour students from the London College of Fashion, is set to launch a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter next month. Co-founders Cindy Liberman and Faith Leeves are looking to raise 22,500 pounds to pay for fabrics, specialist […]

Eminently qualified for the editorship of British Vogue, Edward Enninful will take up the position when current editor Alexandra Shulman leaves in June. Having met him, I would add that he’s a terrific person too. The industrywide goodwill towards him speaks to his character and talent. The New York […]

INTERACTIVE PICTURES Innovation within the fashion industry is often done in the pursuit of finding better solutions to tackle the problems at hand. However, more often than not, the present issues at hand call for solutions which are bigger than the problems themselves. The manufacturing process has […]

INTERACTIVE 360° TOUR House of Denim is the first platform of its kind, dedicated craftsmanship and innovation in the denim industry. The headquarters of this Dutch knowledge institute, Denim City, is located in De Hallen: a hotspot in the Western part of Amsterdam. Denim City houses its own jean workshop, […]

The British Fashion Council has named 15 emerging designers who will receive NewGensupport for 2017/2018, as part of the new format that is now awarded annually to both menswear and womenswear designers who will show at either London Fashion Week Men’s or London Fashion Week. NewGen aims to nurture […]

NYU Tandon School of Engineering Assistant Professor Miguel Modestino recently has discovered a game changer for the textile nylon. Used widely in the fashion industry, Modestino is proposing a method that eliminates using oil in the equation, which can ultimately help shift towards an overall more […]

For anyone who might argue that fashion is trivial or frothy, its weight in literature cannot be underestimated. I have just attended the Franco-Irish Literary Festival where journalists from Vogue and Elle discussed with novelists and screenwriters the importance of clothing in storytelling. Clothes […]

Graduate Fashion Week has announced a new award the ‘Hilary Alexander OBE Trailblazer Award’, which will see the winning student awarded 1,000 pounds and their university 250 pounds. Taking place from June 4-7 at the Old Truman Brewery in London, Graduate Fashion Week has said that the new award has […]

A waste-free fashion industry is the goal of H&M Foundation’s Global Change Award and the second edition saw innovative vegetal leather called "Grape Leather” as the winner of the public vote to win the top prize of 300,000 euros. The initiative, launched in 2015 by non-profit arm of retail giant H&M, […]

London - Mother of Pearl and palmer//harding are the winners of this year's BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund. The winners were announced at a reception hosted at the Hotel Café Royal Monday evening. "I am delighted that Amy and Levi and Matthew will be beneficiaries of this year’s award," commented Alexandra […]


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