The 69th annual Parsons Fashion Benefit opened with, not only the glitzy arrival of guest of honor Rihanna wearing a suit by Parsons alum, Matthew Adams Dolan, but also one of its buzziest student collections, that of Ji Won Choi who has already gained international attention for her bold graphic statement […]

The Kent State Portfolio Event held in its NYC campus is an annual invite to industry professionals to come view the portfolios and talk to the top graduates of the school’s fashion design and merchandising programs. But these students are not in the habit of waiting like wallflowers to be asked to […]

The world’s biggest sustainable design competition, the EcoChic Design Award has announced that 24 emerging designers have made the semi-final including two from the UK. Founded in 2011 by Hong Kong-based NGO Redress, the EcoChic Design Award challenges upcoming designers and students to create a collection […]

ANDAM, the National Association for the Development of Fashion Artists, has named four emerging labels as finalists for this year’s prestigious Fashion Award, which will see the winner scooping 250,000 euros to develop their brand, as well as receiving mentoring from Yves Saint Laurent chief executive […]

The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) has some good news for fashion students. The university is planning to offer degree programs in Fashion Design and Fashion Business Management that will be available starting this fall at its State University of New York (SUNY) Korea in Songdo. Both degrees […]

The Fashion Futures Awards, hosted by Decoded Fashion in partnership with the British Fashion Council, announced the 2017 winners last night in London including awarding Farfetch with the highest honour, The Visionary accolade, as well as awards for Tommy Hilfiger x Slyce, Gap, and MishiPay. The awards, […]

London - The fashion leaders of tomorrow are acutely aware of the problems they stand to inherit from the current industry which range from pollution to gender inequality and overconsumption. Which is why they insist on making sustainability the primary norm of the fashion industry. In order to achieve […]

Last month FashionUnited revealed that Sainsbury’s Tu clothing brand would be expanding on its Graduate Fashion Week scholarships to include a year-long mentorship for both a womenswear and menswear graduate, now the supermarket has confirmed the mentors will be Oliver Spencer and Henry Holland. Building […]

Over the years Rei Kawakubo has addressed many of life’s big questions in her work––art, marriage, death, spirituality––and some little ones too. Here are her thoughts with images from the Met’s exhibition of her work. On Gender: “Spiritually, there are no more differences between men and women. What […]

London-based French designer Faustine Steinmetz has been named the Swarovski Collective Award winner for 2017, in recognition of her ability to “push the boundaries of Swarovski crystal in fashion”. The award celebrates creative talent, innovation and craftsmanship within the collections shown by Swarovski […]

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