Precisely two years ago Bosideng, a Chinese manufacturer of down jackets, closed its store on London’s South Molton Street and ceased UK operations. At the time the Shanghai-based company cited a lack of return on investment leading it to rent out the property, at least the ground floor, to an unassuming […]

OPINION New York Fashion Week has come and gone. While there was a lack of heavy hitters on the calendar with the absence of Ralph Lauren and Tommy Hilfiger, and CFDA chairman Tom Ford opting to show in Los Angeles, this New York Fashion Week was quieter than usual. The celebrity presence wasn't as […]

Trendstop gives FashionUnited readers a first look at the key colour directions emerging from the menswear Fall Winter 2020-21 season. Trendstop’s catwalk experts bring you the essential menswear colour stories hitting the international catwalk scene. The elevation of staple menswear hues brings a heightened […]

From recycled cashmere and protective clothing for uncertain times to singer Debbie Harry and tennis star Maria Sharapova, AFP takes a look at the latest highlights from New York Fashion Week. Dressing responsibly Gabriela Hearst cemented her reputation as the flag-bearer of high-end responsible fashion […]

Shanghai Fashion Week will not be held in the Chinese metropolis from 26th March as planned. The reason is the spread of the coronavirus, as the organisers announced on Monday. For the time being, the event has been postponed indefinitely. “Shanghai Fashion Week is an important brand within the fashion […]

Madrid- Spanish Custo Barcelona celebrated its 40 years of design last Saturday with a parade at the synagogue of the "Angel Orensanz Foundation" in New York. Custo Barcelona presented its Autumn/Winter 2020/2021 collection in the Big Apple under the title "Thank you, next". The collection looks to […]

INTERVIEW What would a fashion catwalk show be without music? Each season, fashion designers not only curate a collection of clothing, but they have to consider the venue, backdrop, model casting, styling, and what soundtrack they want to animate their collections. As part of FashionUnited’s new ‘Fashion […]

Adding color to an increasingly dark world and porn stars strutting their stuff on the catwalk. Here are the latest highlights from New York Fashion Week: Herrera AW20/21 collection shows no lack of color Sweeping gowns in bright monochrome colors, including blues, greens and yellows, were the order […]

IN PICTURES The pro-fur versus anti-fur arguments continue to rage on. As cities attempt to ban the sales of fur (even New York City tried to pass a fur ban), and designers including Michael Kors, Prada, and Versace have stopped using fur in their collections, it is a wonder what the future of fur is. […]

While fashion week has always been a place for designers to reveal their latest creations, it’s also a time for purveyors in all areas of the industry to determine the next set of trends to rise to the surface. Last year, shoes inspired by the hiking and camp culture appeared on runways everywhere, […]