Aslaug Magnúsdóttir, the co-founder and former CEO of luxury fashion e-tailer Moda Operandi, is returning to the fashion world with the launch of her new made-to-order, sustainable fashion brand, Katla. The brand is said to “inject a high-fashion aesthetic into ethically sourced and produced apparel” […]

Heritage and lifestyle brand Barbour is teaming up with fashion and homeware brand Laura Ashley for an AW20 collection, marking the first time the two quintessentially British labels have collaborated. The collection sees two distinctive wildflower floral prints from Laura Ashley’s archive applied to […]

Heritage denim brand Edwin has relaunched its business in the U.S. The 59-year-old Japanese label has appointed Catherine Ryu as creative director and Kathy Kweon as president for U.S. business. Both Ryu and Kweon bring decades of experience working with iconic denim brands to Edwin. Most recently, […]

Copenhagen Fashion Week is looking to make real change within the fashion industry with its new Sustainability Action Plan 2020-2022, unveiled at the opening of its autumn/winter 2020 season, which includes a radical new approach that will require brands to demonstrate their sustainability standards. […]

French designer Agnes b. really doesn't like the fashion world of which she is one of the great survivors. "I don't like fashion. I have nothing to do with that world where everyone is in a bubble," said the veteran creator, a lifelong activist for progressive causes. "Some people like to go out and […]

BACKGROUND 52 years after the closure of the original Balenciaga couture ateliers, Balenciaga announces the revival of haute couture. In other words: Demna Gvasalia will take responsibility for the new couture line. For the occasion, Balenciaga has a new couture workshop set up based on the old Balenciaga […]

The Woolmark Company has announced that itself and Adidas are among the official technical partners for the Dark Ice Project - an expedition to the geographic North Pole by accomplished polar explorers Alex Hibbert, George Bullard and James Wheeldon. The Woolmark Company, along with Adidas Terrex, Byborre […]

Another American designer is skipping out on New York Fashion Week and decamping to Paris for the upcoming haute couture presentations in July. According to WWD, the designer’s eponymous label was scheduled to show on Feb. 7 until the brand announced the shift away from New York week of fashion month. […]

Not long after the success of its immersive art exhibitions, Louis Vuitton is getting into the restaurant business—solidifying the notion that consumer trends are focused on experiences. According to WWD, the luxury fashion house will be opening its first café and restaurant at its new flagship location […]

Texas-based footwear brand Suavs has announced the launch of its first 100 percent recycled knitwear sneaker. The first style to be rolled out using the 100 percent recycled knit is The Legacy high top, with all following shoes made by the brand to follow suit. Each pair of Suavs will be made using […]

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