INTERVIEWIt all started in 2014 at Urban Vintagers, a secondhand store in the city of Porto Alegre, in the southern tip of Brazil. Pam Magpali, then CEO of the now extinct eco-friendly shoe label MAG-P Shoes, couldn’t help but notice the pile of clothes that the store’s owner, Barbara Mattivy, had put […]

Shanghai Fashion Week is placing itself on the global fashion map as a stage where Chinese labels are redefining what “Made in China” could mean. Since its inception in 2003, Shanghai Fashion Week has become an appealing fashion destination by nurturing Chinese designers set to conquer the world. Not […]

Trendstop brings FashionUnited readers a first look at the womenswear apparel silhouettes essential for the Fall Winter 2019-20 season. The Trendstop team give FashionUnited readers an exclusive look at three key apparel themes that will be informing the womenswear market into Fall Winter 2019-20 and […]

Fashion SVP is the fastest growing apparel and accessory sourcing and manufacturing expo in the UK and takes place from 25-26 June 2019 in the heart of London. The bi-annual expo attracts sourcing teams, fashion buyers, designers and retailers who come to source their future collections, to meet potential […]

Streetwear label Supreme is collaborating with French haute couture designer Jean Paul Gaultier for a limited edition collection. Set to drop on April 11th, the collaboration follows Supreme’s creative marriages with luxury houses including Louis Vuitton, Rimowa, Comme des Garcons and Aquascutum. Photographer […]

With the attempt to improve the quality of life of rural women in Uruguay, the fashion brand Ruralanas was created in 2003 by the Gastesi Foundation Marticorena. The company produced items made by local women using traditional techniques, including weaving 100 percent wool. In 2009 the Ruralanas became […]

Canadian sportswear label Lululemon, best known for its yoga pants, is venturing into the cosmetics industry. The brand announced on its website that it will launch a line of selfcare products later this Spring. “Rooted in function, feel and format”, the products were developed with athletes’ needs […]

Since it was acquired by Gildan Activewear two years ago, American Apparel has been on a mission to changed its image following issues of size exclusivity and its founder's controversial accusations of sexual misconduct. Now, the brand has proven that its mission is to offer an inclusive base of consumers […]

Supreme founder James Jebbia has finally vented his frustrations about Supreme Italia, the Italian company using a loophole in local law to sell products bearing a strong resemblance to those offered by the American streetwear brand. “I don’t think another company has really had to deal with this like […]

Luxury auctioneers Sotheby's is to auction a rare collection of Hermès handbags. Twenty-five extraordinary examples of the finest craftsmanship from the French luxury company will go under the hammer at the company's New Bond Street headquarters on April 10th. The jewel in the crown of the collection […]

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