What’s going on in the world of fashion this week? FashionUnited takes a look ahead at the upcoming news and events for the 26th week of the year. Below are the main points from the editorial agenda in the period between 22 - 28 June 2020. Kingpins24 (23 - 24 June) This week, denim trade fair Kingpins […]

The CFDA and Vogue have announced the second round of recipients for the new A Common Thread grant. This round will distribute a total of 2,015,000 dollars. Slightly more than half of the total donation will be divided among 36 fashion industry companies, which include 18 brands, 13 retailers, three […]

British premium brand Reiss has launched reusable non-medical face masks and is donating all profits from the items to NHS Charities Together. The unisex masks are made using four layers of a silk-blend fabric and can be reused up to 100 times, the company said. They cost 20 pounds. It comes as the […]

With the coronavirus causing disruptions to the first half of 2020, the question of trends for Spring/Summer 2021 may still seem uncertain. Nevertheless, the season will bring its fair share of major silhouettes and key aspects that consumers will look out for. Célina Bailly, head of the Promostyl agency’s […]

Polimoda has signed a framework agreement with Lineapelle, trade fair organizer dedicated to leather, accessories, components, synthetics and models for footwear, leather goods, garments and furniture, for the creation of a Research hub at Polimoda's Scandicci headquarters, which houses the manufacturers […]

In a post pandemic fashion economy, comfort and versatility will be key drivers for brands. Streetwear is in a prime position to take on the protective and functional role consumers are already seeking. Brands looking to next spring and autumn 2021 collection development will need to consider how garments […]

YKK, a global leader in the manufacture of zippers and other fastening products, has been working hard alongside its communities across the EMEA region to help stop the spread of Covid-19 by helping to supply components to produce various items of personal protective equipment. The global organisation […]

Sustainable footwear and accessories brand Allbirds is launching its first underwear range. The collection, which comprises boxer briefs, shorties, thongs and bralettes, is made from the brand’s propriety yarn Trino TM, a blend of responsibly sourced eucalyptus tree fibres, ZQ-certified Merino wool […]

Jeans for Genes Day, the annual fundraiser that encourages people to wear denim to raise funds and awareness for Genetic Disorders UK, is teaming up with Bugs Bunny for a charity T-shirt to mark its 25th anniversary. Previous T-shirts that have supported the campaign have featured Batman and designs […]

Givenchy, the French fashion house with a long-standing tradition, is opening a new chapter in its history with the appointment of Matthew M. Williams as the company’s new creative director. FashionUnited summarized the milestones of the fashion house in a timeline. “I am extremely honored to join the […]

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