London - The first feature-length documentary covering the life and career of iconic British designer and activist Vivienne Westwood is set to air next spring. Entitled "Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist" and shot by Lorna Tucker, the feature-length documentary aims to celebrate the designer's achievements […]

The Body: Fashion and Physique, the exhibition at The Museum at FIT which opened this week puts a fitting cap on a year of remarkable activity within society at large around female empowerment. One could argue that the show highlights the myriad ways fashion has oppressively wrought its misogyny on […]

London - Italian fashion label Diesel latest campaign, ‘Go With The Flaw’ was awarded the Grand Prix in Film Craft at Eurobest on Thursday. Recognising the best of Europe’s creative outputs, the award was given to Diesel campaign, which takes inspiration from everyday reality in which conformity chases […]

London - United Colors of Benetton has never been shy about integrating political and social issues in its advertising campaigns. While some fashion brands chose not to mix politics and fashion, the Italian fashion brand has carved out a name for itself thanks to its racy and provocative campaigns, […]

London - Calvin Klein has entered into a new partnership with The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, which gives the American fashion brand unprecedented access to the late artist’s life work - much of which remains unpublished. The partnership comes after Calvin Klein’s Chief Creative Officer […]

Meghan Markle says acting will take a back seat when she marries Prince Harry, following the example of screen icon Grace Kelly who abandoned Hollywood to marry into royalty. The 36-year-old has starred in legal drama "Suits" since 2011, but is likely to shed many outside interests as she joins the […]

INTERVIEW The German fashion designer Jil Sander is hosting her first solo exhibition at the Museum Applied Art in Frankfurt. FashionUnited spoke with director and curator Matthias Wagner K. about working with the designer to create the exhibition and how her clothing does not fit today's fashion industry, […]

INTERACTIVE The first solo-exhibition of German fashion designer Jil Sander opened in Frankfurt on November 4. Jil Sander worked for one and a half years developing the exhibition which strives to be more than just a retrospective. Instead, she decided to create a new piece of work using fashion, light […]

Flamboyant French fashion designer Jean-Paul Gaultier is to celebrate 50 years of pop culture seen through his eyes with a new stage musical, Fashion Freak Show that will premiere in Paris next October, before going on an international tour. Gaultier renowned for his theatrical catwalk shows, will be […]

It's the most sought after invitation in the celebrity universe -- and on Wednesday, Amal Clooney, Rihanna and Donatella Versace were named co-chairs of next year's glittering Met Gala in New York. Held every year on the first Monday in May, the black-tie extravaganza is the chief source of income for […]

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