What’s going on in the world of fashion this week? FashionUnited takes a look ahead at the upcoming news and events for the 34th week of the year. Below are the main points from the editorial agenda in the period between 19-25 August, 2019. TJX Companies Q2 (20 August) Net sales for the first quarter […]

INTERVIEW As brands within the fashion industry work to become more inclusive—whether it’s focused on sizing, ethnicity, or gender — creating garments designed to fit a diverse range of bodies becomes one of the main focal points. For Poplinen, it’s the top priority. The direct-to-consumer Los Angeles-based […]

New Look has launched a range of around 500 shoes, bags and accessories, and has become the first high street retailer to register products with The Vegan Society’s Vegan Trademark. Registered educational charity The Vegan Society’s said its team has ensured that New Look’s registered products are free […]

Trendstop gives FashionUnited readers an exclusive insight into the key events, runway shows and presentations from the SS20 edition of Copenhagen Fashion Week. Copenhagen Spring Summer 2020 Fashion Week opened to an international contingent of buyers and press, with a strong sustainability message. […]

INTERVIEWAmbassador Retail is a consulting agency that specializes in training retail staff and turning them into ambassadors for brands. Clients have included brands such as Lee and Zimmerman. In today’s evolving retail landscape, the customer experience can be enhanced by the relationship established […]

The British Fashion Council has confirmed that House Of Holland and Self-Portrait will stage public-facing shows at London Fashion Week in September, as part of its announcement in July to open the fashion event, traditionally only for industry and press, to the public for the first time. The two designer […]

One in ten retail workers in the UK have experienced "inappropriate touching of a sexual nature" in their current role, according to a new survey by British law firm Foot Anstey. The survey, which polled 1,031 workers aged 18 years or older working in the UK retail sector between 30 May 30 - 5 June, […]

Future Fashion Factory has announced nine fashion brands and textile mills to be awarded a total of 645,000 pounds of investment in new, industry-led research and development as part of the first Future Fashion Factory innovation funding call. The list of brands, which vary from bespoke tailors to fashion […]

Sustainable accessories brand Millican is looking to re-home old, unwanted bags as part of a new initiative to support social projects and communities locally and globally. The Keswick-based brand is asking the public to send their unwanted bags, from backpacks to messenger bags, to them, where they […]

Karen Walker has delved into the bridal industry. The New Zealand-based fashion designer, best known for her clothing, eyewear, jewelry and accessories, has launched Karen Walker Atelier to offer her customers bespoke wedding day outfits and jewelry. The designs within the Atelier dress section is based […]

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