Video: How the girls school uniform has evolved over 100 years
With the back to school shopping season in full swing, Glamour shares how girls' school uniforms have evolved over the past century. From sailor tops and pleated skirts in the 1920s to saddle shoes and cardigans in the 1960s, take a look at the history of girls' uniforms. Source: Glamour, via YouTube
Aug 27, 2020
Back to school: The uniform debate on a global scale, part 1
New York – Traditionally one of the key shopping seasons for retailers, this year’s back-to-school is poised to be if anything, one of a kind. With the majority of countries still figuring out the best way to return to the classroom safely, many debates are taking the apparel industry by storm. In this series, FashionUnited delves deeper in how...
Aug 26, 2020
Morrisons makes flat-pricing pledge for school uniforms
Supermarket Morrisons has launched flat pricing across its school ranges, meaning that parents will pay the same price for school uniforms, whatever age. The pledge comes ahead of the launch of its Nutmeg at Morrisons 2020 Back to School range and has been extended to the wider kids’ collections. The move the supermarket states guarantees that...
Jul 15, 2020
Uniformly panned: Japan Armani school kit sparks storm
A Japanese school's plan to introduce Armani-branded uniforms for its students, at a cost of nearly $750 a pop, has sparked complaints and fierce debate, even reaching as far as parliament. The local education board confirmed to AFP that the Taimei Elementary School in Tokyo's flashy Ginza district will adopt the designer uniforms from April,...
Feb 9, 2018