It’s safe to say that digitisation has well and truly arrived in the fashion industry. New and innovative ways of designing clothes using 3D software don’t only save money, it also gets products on store shelves faster. Hugo Boss is no stranger to this tech-savvy designing approach, with the German […]

Ted Baker’s founder Ray Kelvin has found himself under fire after staff launched an online petition to stop a culture of “forced hugging” at the company. The petition, launched by the UK brand’s employees, accuses the 62-year-old of making staff feel “uncomfortable” through his “forced hugs and kisses”. […]

Heineken is releasing one more collaborative fashion collection, following its partnership with Italian sportswear label Kappa earlier this year. This time, the brewer has teamed up with American retailer Union to develop “elevated workwear for the global creative”. Named “Green Collar”, the collection […]

Gap has launched its latest limited-edition collection with GQ, featuring Balmain, Dsquared2, MSGM, No Vacancy Inn, Officine Générale, Opening Ceremony, Stampd and Surf is Dead, as part of its “coolest designers on the planet” initiative. The Gap and GQ collaboration started as an initiative recognising […]

Cyrill Gutsch, founder of Parley for the Oceans will be honoured with the Special Recognition Award for Innovation at this year’s The Fashion Awards taking place at the Royal Albert Hall in London on December 10. The Special Recognition Award for Innovation celebrates the contribution of a brand or […]

It will take more than spring florals to excite consumers next season--- spring 2019 will see a complex array of trends needed to keep shoppers engaged. Net-a-Porter has revealed the top five trends it is following, from influencer marketing tactics to strategically selected brands, to reach its shoppers […]

Just two weeks after the departure of its chief executive officer, J.Crew is making changes. The brand is shutting down its two budget-friendly lines, Mercantile and Nevereven. When former chief executive officer James Brett stepped down, he alluded to disagreements with J.Crew's board of directors […]

Prada will be returning to New York City for its 2020 resort runway show. The show will take place on May 2, and was announced right after a 15-second save-the-date video that debuted on British Vogue's website on Thursday. While many designers like Gucci and Louis Vuitton go for more ostentatious locations […]

Payless Shoesource proved that pricing is all about how an item is marketed. In a part-advertisement campaign, part-prank, part-social experiment, the budget footwear retailer convinced shoppers to pay luxury prices for bargain shoes. Payless created a fake luxury brand, which it called Palessi, and […]

Every Friday, FashionUnited selects the most interesting reads about the fashion industry published across US news outlets. Here’s what you may have missed: This week was shaken by the news that Cambridge Analytica may have used Facebook users’ fashion preferences to send them pro-Trump messages during […]




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