INTERVIEW London - When most people think about the late Iraqi-British architect and designer Zaha Hadid, they immediately envisage slick designs characterised by flowing curves and bold lines. At the 25 October London unveiling of the new Odlo x Zaha Hadid Design Winter/Autumn 2018 collection, that […]

Italian fashion school Polimoda is launching a series of documentary videos featuring icons of contemporary culture, to published on its YouTube, Instagram TV and Facebook profiles. On each episode of “Polimoda Duets”, an influential artist will be interviewed by a select journalist, scholar or expert […]

London - The Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A), which will mark the largest and most comprehensive exhibition ever staged in the UK on the house of Dior, will feature a dress worn by Princess Margaret, as well couture gowns worn by actresses Jennifer […]

Valerie Steele, curator and director at the Fashion Museum of Technology (FIT) in New York, was in Argentina presenting her book "Fashion Theory, Towards a Cultural Theory of Fashion.” Steele, who has a Ph.D. in History from Yale University, has been conducting numerous exhibitions at the FIT Museum […]

Karl Lagerfeld is showing no signs of slowing down. At the (presumed) age of 85, the fashion designer who serves as creative director for Chanel, Fendi and his own eponymous label is having a go at sculpture. That is, after showing his talents in photography and illustration as well. “Architectures”, […]

It was the ambitious New York exhibition that brought together haute couture and Vatican treasures, treading delicately so as to keep the Catholic Church on side, and it appears to have paid off. The Metropolitan Museum of Art said Thursday that 1.66 million visitors flocked to its 2018 Costume Institute […]

London -- The Burberry Foundation, set up in 2008 by the eponymous British fashion house, is launching an in-school programme to understand how cultural and creative education can help young people to overcome challenging circumstances. The study will be conducted in partnership with researchers from […]

Comme des Marxists, an exhibition by New-York based artist Rainer Ganahl, is coming to the UK for the first time, as part of the 10-year anniversary of the Centre for Sustainable Fashion (CSF) at London College of Fashion. Ganahl is best known for his humorous criticism of consumerism. In Comme des […]

Amsterdam -- Fashion for Good, the global initiative for sustainable fashion, has opened the doors of its museum in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, today. The space aims to show visitors how clothes are made and help them to discover innovations shaping a more sustainable future for fashion. FashionUnited […]

After launching a master in shoe design in partnership with Salvatore Ferragamo in July, Italian fashion institute Polimoda has teamed up with Valentino to offer a postgraduate program in bag design. Set to start in January 2019, the 9-month course will include classes, workshops and a brand-specific […]

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