Foundry Powered by IFA Paris, a Paris-based fashion tech innovation lab, and IBM announced the launch of the Future Innovation Award. The two organisations are strengthening their ongoing partnership to pioneer fashion tech in France by offering support to startups and entrepreneurs that demonstrate […]

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has launched new guidelines to ensure that ‘vegan’ fashion items really are 100 percent free of animal products. The Voluntary Guideline on Veganism in Fashion sets out a number of questions retailers should ask themselves before labelling something as ‘vegan’. The […]

The International Talent Support competition, which celebrates and promotes emerging designers, has opened applications for its ITS 2020 event, which will culminate with a final in Trieste, Italy on July 17. For the ITS 2020 event, the competition has set the theme as ‘Here We Belong, Searching for […]

The women’s ready-to-wear catwalk season is upon us, with New York fashion week opening in just two days on February 7th. Notably absent this season is Ralph Lauren, who is neither on the official schedule nor appears to be staging a runway show elsewhere. A stalwart embedded in the roots of American […]

H&M has teamed up with Oscar-winning costume designer Ruth Carter for a limited-edition '90s streetwear-inspired collection. With the goal of inspiring “pride, connection, and personal expression”, the collection features oversized sweaters, sweatpants, t-shirts and bucket hats printed with motifs such […]

The Advertising Standards Authority has penalised fast-fashion online retailer Romwe for selling real animal fur as faux fur, following a complaint by animal charity Humane Society International/UK (HSI UK). HSI UK found two items for sale online marketed as faux fur which they had testing by an independent […]

Contemporary sustainably-minded womenswear brand Blanche presented its first design collaboration at Copenhagen Fashion Week with a capsule collection with renowned French fashion house Christian Lacroix. For autumn/winter 2020, Blanche has merged the clean lines and functionality of Scandinavian minimalism […]

Creative agency Superimpose has launched a new educational programme with a focus on sustainability for aspiring creative talent in partnership with University of the Arts London: London College of Fashion. Its non-commercial creative platform Services Unknown is looking to pioneer a new educational […]

Outdoor clothing brand Musto has signed a new long-term global partnership with Land Rover to produce and distribute a range of apparel, footwear and luggage. Launching for autumn/winter 2020, the five-year deal is an extension of the 24-piece Above and Beyond collection launched alongside the all New […]

GQ's November 2019 cover featured musician Pharrell Williams in a Moncler puffer dress with the cover line "The New Masculinity." This cover was a controversy, a conversation, and challenged notions of what qualified as menswear as we enter this decade and the concept of gender becomes more fluid. This […]

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