The British Fashion Council hosted its annual The Fashion Awards last night (December 2) at the Royal Albert Hall in London and luxury Italian label Bottega Veneta was the big winner of the evening, scooping four awards. 2019 certainly belongs to British fashion designer Daniel Lee, who was named Accessories […]

Parsons Paris, the European campus of The New School’s world-renowned Parsons School of Design, today announced a new online course for high school students, Inside the Business of Fashion and Luxury, a dynamic behind-the-scenes learning journey into the fashion industry. Exploring the compelling history, […]

H&M has released the pre-drop of its “flirtatious and feminine" collaboration with the Colombian designer Johanna Ortiz. The vibrant print-fuelled collection features a “flamboyant colour palette, exotic floral prints and glamorous silhouettes that have become synonymous with Ortiz’s brand of feminine […]

Today, Ralph Lauren announced a new plan to reach sustainable goals within the next five years. The American ready-to-wear brand has pledged that 100 percent of its offices, distribution centers and stores around the world will use renewable electricity by the year 2025. Ralph Lauren will pursue virtual […]

H&M has officially joined the clothing rental game. The fast fashion brand has reopened its Stockholm Sergels Torg flagship after a major refurbishment, and with it, the pilot of the company's clothing rental service. Members of H&M's customer loyalty program can rent selected skirts and dresses from […]

The Parsons School of Design will offer a new online program out of its Paris campus. This course is different from existing Parsons programs as it is designed for high school students looking into a future in the fashion industry. Titled Inside the Business of Fashion and Luxury, the new course takes […]

For spring 2020, Alice + Olivia will be introducing a new range of Classics. The new Classics collection will feature day-to-evening workwear staple pieces including suiting, signature jumpsuits, tailored trousers, outerwear and slipdresses. The color palette includes off white, taupe, light heather […]

The fashion industry is becoming increasingly conscious about sustainability issues, but one particular fashion category seems to be going in the opposite direction: outdoor wear. Polyester and polypropylene are consistently marketed as the ‘ideal technical layer’ but both fabrics are petroleum-based […]

TALK Antwerp - What about diversity and sustainability in 2020? During the Fashion Talks Flanders DC organised last Thursday in Antwerp, futurologist Lucie Greene made some predictions about trends and consumer behaviour for the coming year. FashionUnited noted six trends: British-born Lucie Greene […]

Edmund Hillary Brands, a premium outdoor apparel brand inspired by the mountaineer’s 1953 Mt Everest Expedition, has launched its first womenswear range, following what the label calls “strong demand” from female consumers worldwide and an investment boost. The collection of women’s jackets, like the […]

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