IN DEPTH This is the second in a two-part report providing insight from recruiters and human resources leaders who have been invited for the latest in a series of sold-out salons hosted by Joe’s Blackbook. Part One yesterday detailed modern demands for flexibility, the cultural/generational divide, […]

The fashion industry has reached a point where topics such as diversity and body positivity are the main focus points for brands and companies. In this new era, some brands—particularly those of the independent variety—have soared. Others such as Victoria’s Secret have experienced backlash and criticism […]

Still the undisputed hub of fashion, New York City offers companies a pool of world-class creative talent, sought-after retail spaces as well as an abundance of annual fashion trade fairs and designer showrooms. Around 900 fashion businesses have their headquarters in The Big Apple and the fashion industry […]

Worn by athletes all over the world, from the AFL to the NBA, 2XU has become a leader in performance garments, specifically known for their medical-grade compression tights. The company’s Sales and Marketing Director (EMEA), Mike Martin, tells FashionUnited, “aside from our tights providing amazing […]

INTERVIEWFrench fashion critic Pierre Alexandre M’Pelé has a voice that counts in the industry; a voice that is valued all the more as it is not caught up in advertising. The young journalist, who operates under the name of Pam Boy on social networks, has built up integrity by refusing to pander to […]

Nike has teamed up with nonprofit environmental advocacy group Ocean Conservancy to launch a new campaign protesting the use of Arctic shipping routes. The US sportswear giant has launched the Arctic Shipping Corporate Pledge, encouraging other businesses and industries to avoid travelling through the […]

Fashion careers are a very important topic for FashionUnited. With this interview series, we will showcase the versatility of this industry and learn more about the professionals who work in the world of fashion. Recently, we spoke with Nicole Cavallo, who shared with FashionUnited more about her role […]

IN DEPTH Introducing the third in his series of salons, Joe’s Blackbook founder Joe Medved, a connector in the fashion/retail/tech space, imagined the evening to be “a casual fireside chat” on all things HR and talent recruitment. But in the warmly lit minimal upper level of Lululemon Soho Loft the […]

One of the world's most expensive garments, a richly embroidered jacket by Yves Saint Laurent inspired by Vincent van Gogh's "Sunflowers", will go under the hammer in Paris next month, Christie's auction house said Wednesday. The bright yellow and orange jacket took haute couture embroiderers Maison […]

Coach and Macy's have announced a new, unique partnership: the luxury brand will be the first to participate in the retailer's annual Thanksgiving Day Parade. Macy's will host its 93rd annual Thanksgiving Day Parade on November 28 this year. The televised event in New York City on Thanksgiving morning […]

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