Top 6 reasons for choosing 3D designs
A realistic fit, a more efficient and sustainable way of working, saving costs and gathering valuable data: These are just a few of the many benefits digitisation provides the fashion industry with. According to Alvanon, the global leader in fashion technology, 3D design is the next necessary and logical step towards professionalising the...
14 Nov 2019
Timberland- Designing a brand with global appeal and local expertise
One of the most recognisable and popular brands in the world, premium outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland has truly universal appeal, with many people across the globe having owned a pair of its iconic yellow boots at some point in their lives. Recently, the brand has undergone an intensive Creative Vision project in which it looked back at its...
7 Nov 2019
Inside Selfridges Duke Street, London
The luxury retail chain has a new entrance, uniting Selfridge's two historic buildings. This project creates a new continuous floor plan for the new accessories hall, while preserving the original building's neo-classical architectural elements. ‘Selfridges has a deep understanding of the architectural heritage and urban presence of the...
22 Oct 2019
Video: What Pantone Book to Use for Fashion Designers (TCX vs TPX?!)
If you work in fashion, you have to use Pantone colors. But how do you know what colors to use? And what's the difference between TCX & TPX codes? This video will tell you what you need to know. Source: Youtube, Sew Heidi, Pantone
1 Apr 2019
Redress Design Awards proves that fashion doesn’t have to be wasteful
An exhibit featuring pieces from the Redress Design Awards 2018 opened at Fashion for Good Experience in Amsterdam. The diverse array of collections were made entirely from waste, ranging from the usual suspects of dead stock textile and surplus materials from manufacturing, to more unusual contributors such as furniture offcuts and sofa...
23 Jan 2019
Video: Victoria's Secret 2018 | Set Design
A look at the set design process of the Victoria's Secret show.
26 Nov 2018
"The Crazy History of Design" collection unveiled at the Museum of Decorative Arts
From Le Corbusier's kitchen to digital creations that mix furniture, fashion, and decoration: Paris inaugurates one of the most important spaces dedicated to design in the world. The Museum of Decorative Arts (MAD) unveiled today "the Crazy History of Design", a permanent collection that creates a dialogue between design, graphics, fashion and...
19 Oct 2018
Vans to launch Design Assembly Collection for Women
London - Vans is set to release a new directional collection of women’s apparel, accessories, and footwear under the name Design Assembly Collection next month. The new 25 piece collection, which blends Vans heritage elements with streetwear inspired silhouettes, offers numerous styles for spring/summer 2018. Vans designers combed their archives...
28 Feb 2018
Mayan weavers oppose corporate theft of their patterns
Indigenous women weavers in Guatemala take action against a fashion industry that has been exploiting their culturally significant and often sacred patterns and symbols by copying them and using them for their own commercial purposes. The National Movement of Maya Weavers is made up of around 30 organisations from 18 linguistic communities in...
23 May 2017
Hussein Chalayan tries his hand at contemporary-dance with Sadler's Wells
Two-time winner of the British Designer of the Year Hussein Chalayan is taking a leap from fashion design into the world of contemporary dance with creation of a new production named "Gravity Fatigue." Returning to the London dance theater Sadler's Wells for a second time, the British-Turkish designer has been working with choreographer Damien...
8 May 2015
J&M Davidson to set up shop on Mount Street
J&M Davidson, premium British accessories, leather goods and ready-to-wear label is set to open up a shop in Mayfair. The label is leasing a former Mackintosh store, located at 104 Mount Street, which is expected to open its doors this autumn. The 850 square foot store, which will be J&M Davidson's second store in London, marks the label's...
23 Apr 2015
G-Star Raw moves footwear production in house
Dutch denim label G-Star Raw is set to bring the design and production of its footwear collection in-house. From November 1, 2015 onwards, the brand will take over the shoe collection for both men as well as women from license holder Overland Shoes Limited. The decision is part of the label's move to strengthen its footwear category by ensuring...
20 Feb 2015