Barcelona - If you are an industry professional who has not yet had the opportunity to attend the Valmont Barcelona Bridal Fashion Week (VBBFW), consider saving the date for next year. Not only because of the appeal of the multifaceted city of Barcelona, a city associated with culture and art, but also […]

The 2019 NewGen talents have been announced by the British Fashion Council and includes support for Ahluwalia Studio, Art School, Asai, Bethany Williams, Bianca Saunders, Paria Farzaneh, Roker and Stefan Cooke for the first time. Existing NewGen recipients A Cold Wall, Alighieri, Charles Jeffrey Loverboy, […]

LOOKING BACK As May begins, FashionUnited takes a look back at the top stories of last month. Below, we've selected a handful of our favourite April articles. Happy reading! These are the most popular ‘90s accessories in the US and UK The biggest fashion trend of 2018, hands down, was nostalgia. “1990s […]

Dior brought its 2020 cruise show to Marrakech on Monday for an evening that celebrated African-inspired craftsmanship in the city’s 16th century El Badi Palace. Dior’s creative director Maria Grazia Chiuri collaborated with world-renowned Ivory Coast-based wax specialist Uniwax for the event to reinterpret […]

Hyères Festival winner Christoph Rumpf has been invited by Mercedes-Benz to present his collection at the MBFW in Berlin this July as part of the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Talents programme. Rumpf from Styria in Austria, who is currently studying at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna, and has interned […]

TRENDS According to Zion Market Research, the global footwear market is forecasted to reach 320 billion US dollars by 2023. Footwear sales for men grew 27 percent between 2011 and 2016 while women's footwear, a more mature market, grew 21 percent. If growth continues this way, men will be spending more […]

INTERVIEW In an industry where many brands, despite efforts to move towards slow fashion, are catering to the mass market, the Artists & Fleas Market is bringing the attention back to local artisans. As a marketplace highlighting local fashion designers, vintage curators, artists and more in both New […]

The 47th edition of São Paulo Fashion Week (SPFW), the most important event in the Brazilian fashion calendar, was marked by an unprecedented tragedy which symbolizes its recent decay. 25-year old model Tales Soares died after passing out on the runway, halfway through Ocksa’s fashion show. His death […]

In the age of authenticity, brands are turning to influencers that are relatable and trustworthy. This means companies are embracing those with smaller social media followings, such as nano and micro influencers for a more genuine return on investment. Nano influencers are defined as having 800-10,000 […]

Every month, FashionUnited selects the most interesting reads about the fashion industry published across American and British news outlets. Here’s what you may have missed this month: “Can the Birkin bag survive the resale market?”, The New York Times Once upon a time, Hermès’ Birkin bag was dubbed […]

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