Following in the footsteps of Christopher Kane who launched a capsule ‘Beauty and the Beast’ collection dedicated to Disney’s Belle, students from Central Saint Martins’ BA Performance Design and Practices course have collaborated to create conceptual costumes based on the live-action adaption. Supported […]

17 third-year fashion design students of ArtEZ University of the Arts in Arnhem, The Netherlands, presented the nineteenth edition of ‘Collectie Arnhem’. In addition to designing the collection they gain experience in all the different aspects of the fashion industry. The collection was made completely […]

When I wrote the exposé on the practice of companies asking designers at interview to do a free project for them, I never expected it would receive the attention it did. The article has since gone viral, widely read not only in the U.S. but also in the U.K. and has been translated into French and German. […]

INTERVIEW London - Today it is virtually unthinkable to launch a fashion brand without taking sustainability into account. The increasing challenges faced by the global fashion industry range from natural resource depletion to environmental damage and degradation and increasing social inequality amongst […]

It is increasingly common to see giants in the world of fashion such as H&M, Topshop, Zara or Mango, among others, jump onto the bandwagon of sustainability and ecology through capsule collections that they claim to be more respectful at environmental level, with clothing made from recycled materials, […]

OVERVIEW London - Paris Fashion Week, often seen as the pinnacle of the global fashion week has come to an end. Leading fashion houses ranging from Dior to Louis Vuitton presented their vision for Autumn/Winter 2017-2018, simultaneously and perhaps even unwittingly setting a number of trends for the […]

OPINION The fashion industry has long been one of the pillars of women's empowerment. It is an industry that is built upon the genius, innovation, consumerism and gravitas of some of the most impressive women in history. While the obvious expectation would be that women would be on top in every aspect […]

During the Collaborative Unit Project Fashionclash works closely with students of the University of the Arts London (UAL), London College of Fashion. The theme of this year’s Fashionclash Festival is ‘Fashion makes Sense’. Students Caroline Zaidan, Isabelle Violet Thibault, Susanne James and Eleftheria […]

Enigmatic like the star of an arthouse movie, the heroine of Dries Van Noten’s Fall/Winter 2017 collection meanders to the sound of traffic, snippets of music, snatched conversations, with one hand nonchalantly in pocket, her hair loosely tucked behind her ears. If I were people-watching over an outdoor […]

On the occasion of the 70th Anniversary of the Fashion House, founded in 1947, Dior has entrusted seven works to seven fashion designers who had a part in constructing its history: Christian Dior, Yves Saint Laurent, Marc Bohan, Gianfranco Ferré, John Galliano, Raf Simons and Maria Grazia Chiuri. Each […]

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