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 […]

The Fashion Debates have returned for another round of bi monthly events that discuss ethical issues in the fashion industry. This month they tackled an issue that affects so many young people trying to get a foothold in fashion - unpaid work and its effects on the industry. Founded by journalist Olivia […]

INTERVIEW Christina Dean, the founder and president of Redress (an environmental NGO based in Hong Kong) took on the mission to reduce the impact of textiles on the environment. En route to Paris, Christina Dean to moment to talk Fashionunited about their sustainable goals, Redress and the EcoChic Design […]

Sainsbury’s Tu clothing line has launched its first Graduate Fashion Week collection designed by Genevieve Devine, winner of the 25th Graduate Fashion Week anniversary Tu Scholarship Award. Devine, a fashion design graduate from Northumbria University, was awarded a year’s scholarship and paid employment […]

Nike has selected a handful of students from some of the world's premier fashion and design schools to translate the thematic concerns of the shoe into their unique designs. Azar Rajabi, Liam Johnson, Paula Canovas, Wanbing Huang and Shize He - students from Central Saint Martins, Domus Academy and […]

London-based emerging designer platform Fashion Scout has opened its applications for its spring/summer 2018 London showcase. Fashion Scout is calling on emerging and established designers to apply for multiple showcasing options including catwalk, presentations, and installations, as well as the chance […]

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