OEKO-TEX, the international independent textile testing institute, has reviewed their product requirements and published new regulations for 2021 on Tuesday. The changes will affect recycled materials in Standard 100, the Leather Standard, Made in Green and STeP, audits and the OEKO-TEX limit values. […]

Last Spring, actress/model/conservationist Isabella Rossellini created a scholarship fund with Parsons School of Design. Its first recipient, Katya Ekimian, a designer focused on biodiversity with wool, has begun her residency at Rossellini’s farm in Bellport, New York, named Mama Farm because the animals […]

French fashion house Chanel said Monday it was postponing a show set for May in Beijing following an outbreak of a new coronavirus that has infected some 70,000 people across China. "Considering the current situation and following the guidance of Chinese authorities, Chanel has decided to postpone its […]

The London Fashion Week is traditionally one of the global fashion shows that attracts the greatest deal of interest. No wonder that’s the case as the British fashion spectacle is just second to its sister event in NYC when it comes to both income generated and number of visitors. The awaited British […]

Leaving behind chic gowns and catwalks to stomp in the mud in heavy work boots, Guinean former fashion model Tiguidanke Camara has made herself west Africa's first woman mine owner. In the small forest village of Guingouine, in the west of Ivory Coast, Camara runs a team of 10 geologists and labourers […]

London - The fashion industry is consistently changing and New York Fashion Week is no exception to the rule, as the fashion week is set to move its primary show location once more. The move comes as NYFW shortens its upcoming womenswear edition by one day. Since decamping from Bryant Park back in 2010, […]

For years the fashion industry has faithfully followed the cycle of the traditional, seasonal calendar for producing its latest collections. However, with the emergence of new business models, such as the fast-fashion business model, climate-change and increasing consumer demand, more and more retailers […]

Los Angeles - This year, most of the famed fashion weeks throughout international cities have seen a move in how buyers shop. A lot of the designers have moved towards a see-now-buy-now attitude, as the wait that normally happens for buyers after a collection now seems redundant. It seems that Fashion […]

With London Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2017 slowly drawing to a close Tuesday evening, the international fashion industry shifts its attention to Italy for the start of Milan Fashion Week. FashionUnited previously shared how much money bothNew York Fashion Week and London Fashion Week generates and […]

London - As New York Fashion Week slowly comes to an end, the industry's attention shifts, moving across the ocean to the capital of England for the start of London Fashion Week. Kicking off on Friday, September 16, the bi-annual fashion showcase sees over 80 designers presenting their SS17 collections […]