US sportswear giant Nike has unveiled a new AR feature within the Nike app that aims to help users find the perfect shoe fit. According to Nike, 60 percent of people are likely wearing the wrong shoe size. That’s where Nike Fit comes in. The new scanning feature uses a combination of computer vision, […]

Trendstop gives FashionUnited readers an insight into the first collections gracing the international Resort 2020 runways. Trendstop’s catwalk experts bring you a first taste of the Resort season’s most extravagant and influential catwalk events staged in Paris, New York and Marrakech. The 2020 collections […]

Microplastics have become a huge social problem. Particles that are invisible to the human eye are now present in abundance in the world’s oceans. Textiles and clothing made from synthetic fibre are among the major causes of environmental pollution. They release microfibres during wet processing […]

INTERVIEWCopenhagen-based menswear brand Les Deux was founded in 2009 by two friends; one a political refugee from the Congo and the other a Scandinavian self-confessed prep boy from the suburbs. As the name may suggest (Les Deux meaning “the two” in French) the brand has a dualistic approach to both […]

New York's Fashion Week will last no more than five days this fall, the Council of Fashion Designers of America announced Thursday, a move insiders have been urging for years to strengthen the event. The women's shows, which traditionally kicked off on a Wednesday night, will this year begin the evening […]

Careers in fashion is a hot topic here at FashionUnited. BECCA Cosmetic’s Coordinator of Product Marketing, Megan Travale tells us what she loves about her job. Upon graduation from the Fashion Institue of Technology, a contact who worked at BECCA asked Travale if she was interested in doing a marketing […]

Harry Peter studied BA Fashion Design at the University of Leeds and graduated in 2018. Whilst studying he completed two sixth month placements with fashion companies in Sweden and London. Can you tell us a little bit about your background before you came to study in Leeds? I studied Textiles at A Level […]

French luxury group Kering is celebrating the fifth anniversary of Women in Motion, a partnership formed with the motion picture Festival de Cannes with the aim highlighting women’s achievements and contribution to the cinema industry. Kering, parent company to luxury brands Gucci, Balenciaga and Saint […]

H&M has announced a capsule collection in collaboration with Netflix’s smash-hit television series Stranger Things ahead of its upcoming third season that will air in July. The collection centres around the community pool in Hawkins - the fictional town where the series is set - and features a range […]

The International Talent Support (ITS), the Trieste-based design competition dedicated to supporting emerging fashion, accessories and jewellery talents, has named the finalists for the 2019 edition taking place in July, featuring designers from 15 countries including the UK. The design competition […]

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