The Fashion Institute of Technology in New York has announced a collaboration with technology giant IBM to spur industry transformation with the aim to build a creative fashion workforce of the future. FIT, which is part of the State University of New York, will leverage IBM's AI for fashion capabilities […]

INTERVIEW Austrian fiber company Lenzing Group, best known for its brands Tencel, Veocel and EcoVero, joined forces with Belgian chemical group Solvay to create a new sustainable fabric combining Tencel-branded lyocell fibers and Solvay’s Amni Soul Eco, the first polyamide 6.6 yarn designed to decompose […]

The world of fashion has changed tremendously in the last decade, paving the way for new jobs in fashion. FashionUnited takes a deeper look into the role of a fashion data analyst. The responsibility of a data analyst working in fashion is to utilize all digital information collected to help retail […]

With a degree in PR, Advertising and Marketing from Madrid’s Ceu San Pablo University, Carmen Castiñeira has always been inspired by contemporary lifestyle, design and fashion. When Josep Font joined the Delpozo team as creative director and relaunched the brand in 2012, she embarked on her career […]

We’re caught in a loop: H&M, Forever 21, Target, Zara…Fast fashion is still the default setting for many shoppers. It provides a quick fix that can be hard to break free of, and the hardcore addicts know that the perfect pushback to shut well-meaning friends up is: if we stop buying fast fashion what […]

Sportswear brand Asics has reopened applications for its Tenkan-Ten global growth catalyst programme to help sports and wellbeing start-ups reach their full potential. The accelerator programme returns for a second year in partnership with IESE Business School and is looking for growth stage start-ups […]

INTERVIEWAlice Ferraz is one of Brazil’s 20 most powerful women, according to Forbes Magazine. She was also ranked by Business of Fashion among the world’s 500 most influential people in fashion. The reason for earning such accolades? She founded the world’s first network of fashion and lifestyle bloggers, […]

China Institute held its 2019 Fashion Competition at the weekend showcasing collections of 11 young designers working in NYC and inspired by Chinese traditions, art and culture. The runway show was preceded by a panel event on the topic “China Cool; How next gen designers are defining a new culture,” […]

INTERVIEW As part of FashionUnited’s Work In Fashion series, Jess Tedds, International Wholesale Senior Manager at womenswear brand Quiz Clothing, shares the ins and outs of her job and her top tips for a career in fashion wholesale. What is your background? From a young age, I have always had a passion […]

For a student fresh out of fashion school or someone changing careers, zeroing in on a job of their choice can be a daunting task, given the myriad and abundant job roles within the fashion industry. Nevertheless, navigating through a labyrinth of varied job options can be turned into a fun learning […]