Harlem’s Fashion Row, an arts and entertainment organization that provides a platform for designers of color, announced that it will be launching a new nonprofit in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The ‘ICON 360’ program was created to support designers of color who “are pivoting their businesses […]

Global brand agency FutureBrand has launched a 2-metre rule social distancing campaign, with a range of T-shirts and pin-badges supporting social distancing rules as the UK government begins reviewing lockdown. All proceeds from the #TooCloseforCovid charitable initiative will be donated to World Health […]

Gucci is overhauling its catwalk and seasonal programme as it embarks on a “new path, away from deadlines that the industry consolidated.” In a series of Instagram posts over the weekend, Gucci Creative Diretor Alessandro Michele said the “excessive performativity has no raison d’etre today.” This new […]

Edinburgh Woollen Mill Group (EWM) has responded to a threat by the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) to blacklist the company over its supplier negotiations. In a letter sent last week by BGMEA to EMW, the association said that EMW should stop seeking discounts with […]

What’s going on in the world of fashion this week? FashionUnited takes a look ahead at the upcoming news and events for the 22nd week of the year. Below are the main points from the editorial agenda in the period between 25 May - 31 May 2020. Ralph Lauren Q4 (27 May) Ralph Lauren reported net income […]

Some wear bags over their heads and others stylish black fedoras but all are dressed to the nines as they silently wait in restaurants and cafes across Lithuania's capital Vilnius. Seated at tables spaced four metres (yards) apart, dozens of elegant mannequins are intended to help clients dine at a […]

This time of crisis has provided a unique opportunity for creatives to reflect on the structure of the industry in ways not seen before. Critically examining current practices and long-held ethea is informing new and better working methods of thriving and surviving in the ‘new normal’ landscape. Trendstop […]

INTERVIEW Since the outbreak of Covid-19, nationwide lockdowns and travel bans have immensely altered the way influencers work. The devastating impact on the entire fashion industry and the contraction of the global economy has largely diminished brands’ marketing budgets and put an indefinite halt […]

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. has announced the election of two new independent board members, Susie Coulter and James A. Goldman, effective May 20, 2020. Additionally, the company said in a statement, James Bachmann’s term on the board of directors ended immediately prior to the company’s annual meeting […]

The British Fashion Council (BFC) and the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) have joined forces and issued an open letter calling for a global “reset” on how the fashion industry does business and presents its collections. The letter, entitled ’The Fashion Industry’s Reset’, states that […]

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