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 […]

The Graduate Fashion Foundation has confirmed that it is cancelling Graduate Fashion Week 2020, as a result of the Covid-19 outbreak. The annual event was due to take place at the Old Truman Brewery in east London in from May 31 to June 3, but following a trustee meeting on Friday, March 20, organisers […]

CEO INTERVIEW For the first time in its 80-year history Istituto Marangoni, the school of fashion, design, and art, appointed its first female chief executive. With more than 4,000 students of 107 different nationalities spread across three continents, Stefania Valenti will manage the entire Marangoni […]

Given the closing of Universities in Italy the fashion, art and design schools part of GGE Italia ensured that over 7,000 students can continue their training without interruption. Due to the reorganization of teaching methodology and the use of cutting-edge technologies, it was possible to implement […]

INTERVIEW The International Talent Support has confirmed that it has found a new home within the palace of Fondazione CRTrieste, where its ITS Arcademy, a space for creativity will open to coincide with the 20th edition of ITS in July 2021. Arcademy encompasses and sums up the core elements of the mission […]

IN PICTURES On February 26, Erasmus University’s New Fashion Society (NFS) together with Erasmus Sustainability Hub's Rethink Apparel and De Vintage Kilo Sale unveiled the Vintage Fashion Show 2020. The sustainable fashion show took place in Rotterdam during the Erasmus Sustainability Days (ESD) on […]

City Hall is teaming up with the London College of Fashion to add fashion design to the school curriculum to inspire young fashion designers across the capital. ‘Fashion London’ is a free classroom resource designed to encourage the next generation of designers, entrepreneurs and technologists, explained […]

INTERVIEW Friday 28 February, in the heart of Paris fashion week on the verge of psychosis, Anna Dello Russo shines like the sun. We are at Le Bon Marché where the famous Italian journalist is giving a conference in front of a young and attentive audience. She is here as Fashion Brand Ambassador of […]

The UK Fashion and Textile Association (UKFT) is launching two new initiatives to help support future talent in the industry, as part of its mission to promote the growth of the entire supply chain across the UK. The projects aim to promote the “wealth of opportunities to young people” of either working […]

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