Ronald van der Kemp is something of a national treasure. On Monday he will receive Holland’s highest accolade awarded to a luminary in the fashion industry, the Grand Seigneur, a prize which recognises exceptional service to The Netherlands and beyond. Since its inception in 1984, the prize has been […]

Francesca's is looking to close quite a few of its stores. After reporting a 13 percent decrease in its net sales compared to last year for its first quarter results, the womenswear boutique retailer announced that it will shutter at least 30 stores this year. The company reported a loss of 10.1 million […]

With a distribution close to 1,000 doors in over 30 countries, Moose Knuckles Canada forecasts a business growth of 70% worldwide in 2019 (compared to 2018), establishing itself as one of the main global players in premium outerwear and as the only street-meets-luxury outerwear brand. Growth, expansion […]

Trendstop brings FashionUnited readers a first look at the key shows and presentations from the Spring Summer 2020 Men's season. Trendstop's catwalk experts bring you the latest menswear collections from the global Fashion Week events. From Shanghai to Los Angeles and on to London, exhibiting designers […]

On 6 June 2019, brand-leaders and innovators from across fashion, beauty, retail, technology and marketing came together at Decoded Future London, held by trend experts Stylus, to tackle the biggest trends affecting brands today, with sustainability emerging as the day’s crucial topic. The summit opened […]

INTERVIEWLondon-based womenswear brand Hide The Label was launched last year when brother and sister duo, Ryan and Shereen Barrett, set out to make a truly sustainable fashion brand; one that considered its social and environmental footprint at every stage of its supply chain. The brand’s philosophy […]

The 2019 BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands saw its total value increase 7 percent to 4.7 trillion dollars. While Amazon, Apple, Google and Alibaba are the usual contenders as the world's most valuable brands, it is the luxury sector that is outpacing all categories. The Brands top 100 index […]

Zoo York is taking a trip to Korea. Its parent company, Iconix Brand Group, has signed a four-year licensing agreement that allows Sparks Glencoe Korea Co. exclusive rights to design, manufacture and market the brand's apparel, footwear, underwear and accessories lines for the Korean market. Based in […]

Netflix sci-fi series Stranger Things has inspired Nike’s new collection of apparel and footwear, set to be released in two drops on June 27 and July 1. The new season of Stranger Things is set in the summer of 1985, so shoppers can expect lots of 1980s nostalgia in the collection, Nike said on its […]

Dressed in a flowing long robe adorned with beaded floral embroidery from a bygone era, stylist Xiao Hang looks like she surfaced from a time machine as she strides across the bustling Beijing metro, attracting curious glances and inquisitive questions. China has embraced Western fashion and futuristic […]

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