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  • Lisaa Mode fashion show or are the homeless talked about in fashion?
    by news@fashionunited.com (Florence Julienne) on 24/06/2024 at 15:27

    Eugène Larée, LISAA Mode final fashion show 2024. Credits: Lisaa Mode At the end of its 2024 fashion show, French fashion school Lisaa Mode awarded three prizes, including a special prize to Eugène Larée for a collection created in collaboration with homeless people. The homeless are everywhere, slumped on chairs in the metro, sprawled out in the street under moribund blankets, housed in makeshift tents just a stone's throw from pedestrians. And yet, apart from the few coins we are willing […]

  • Video: Dries van Noten SS25
    by news@fashionunited.com (FashionUnited) on 24/06/2024 at 14:54

    Dries van Noten SS25 Menswear, Paris Fashion Week Credits: ©Launchmetrics/spotlight Watch Dries van Noten’s last runway show before retiring at Paris Fashion Week showcasing their SS25 collection. Promotion Read more about Dries van Noten on their brandpage

  • 61.8 million Zara items are for sale on Vinted: is circular fashion struggling?
    by news@fashionunited.com (Don-Alvin Adegeest ) on 24/06/2024 at 14:32

    The figures underline the vast scale of Zara’s production capabilities Credits: Vinted Opinion With 61.8 million Zara items listed for sale on Vinted, the popular online second-hand platform, a complex picture emerges of fast fashion consumer behaviour and the sustainability efforts within the retail sector. The platform also lists 59.7 million H&M items, 21.8 million Shein pieces, 21 million Primark products and 10.2 million Mango items. The figures underline the vast scale of Zara and […]

  • Americans (re)land in Paris with A$AP Rocky debut
    by news@fashionunited.com (Florence Julienne) on 24/06/2024 at 14:25

    A$AP Rocky, American Sabotage Credits: Thomas Razzanno On Friday, June 21, 2024, on the sidelines of Paris Fashion Week, rapper A$AP Rocky, the partner and father of singer Rihanna's children, organized his first Parisian fashion show in Karl Lagerfeld's former home. In fact, "American Sabotage," the show's name, signifies the attraction of Americans to Paris, as the capital of fashion. Entering the courtyard of the Hôtel des Maisons (rue de l'Université, Paris 7ᵉ), Karl Lagerfeld's former […]

  • Shopify unveils new AI-powered commerce features
    by news@fashionunited.com (Don-Alvin Adegeest ) on 24/06/2024 at 14:17

    Shopify, the e-commerce infrastructure provider, has unveiled a comprehensive update to its platform in its Summer '24 Edition, aiming to deliver a more unified and intuitive experience for merchants. The company is refining its services to meet the evolving demands of commerce across various scales, from entrepreneurs to enterprises. Deann Evans, Managing Director, EMEA, at Shopify, stated: "The products we release each Edition are developed to meet and exceed the needs of our merchants and […]

  • L’Occitane posts FY24 net sales growth of 24.1 percent
    by news@fashionunited.com (Prachi Singh) on 24/06/2024 at 12:45

    L'Occitane en Provence store in Moscow Credits: FashionUnited L’Occitane International reported net sales of 2,541.9 million euros, exceeding the 2.5 billion euros milestone. The company said in a release that the result represents sales growth of 19.1 percent at reported and 24.1 percent at constant rates, driven by the strong performance of Sol de Janeiro and the steady performance of L’Occitane en Provence, particularly in China where it outperformed in a difficult market. Commenting on […]

  • Video: Loewe SS25
    by news@fashionunited.com (FashionUnited) on 24/06/2024 at 12:17

    Loewe SS25 Menswear, Paris Fashion Week Credits: ©Launchmetrics/spotlight Watch Loewe’s runway show at Paris Fashion Week showcasing their SS25 collection. Promotion Read more about Loewe on their brandpage

  • Skechers unveils apparel collection with Harry Kane
    by news@fashionunited.com (Danielle Wightman-Stone) on 24/06/2024 at 11:07

    Skechers x Harry Kane clothing collection Credits: Skechers In Pictures Footballer Harry Kane, the current captain of England, has launched a capsule apparel collection with Skechers. The comfort technology company states that the limited-edition capsule is the first signature collection between the two, following Kane fronting Skechers’ first football boots, which launched in the UK and Europe in September 2023. Skechers x Harry Kane clothing collection Credits: Skechers The capsule […]

  • A guide to French political fashion
    by news@fashionunited.com (AFP) on 24/06/2024 at 10:49

    Illustrative image of a suit and tie. Credits: Kayla S. via Pexels. France is in the midst of two of its favourite pastimes: political turmoil and fashion week -- two worlds that increasingly collide. Fashion writer Marc Beauge, who has advised at least one president, walked AFP through the evolving style rules for French politicians. For male politicians, he said, a simple uniform has become dominant: a navy blue suit -- fitted and generally a little too slim -- with a white shirt and thin […]

  • BARTS Menswear SS25: Back to the Roots
    by news@fashionunited.com (Partner) on 24/06/2024 at 10:23

    SS25 menswear Credits: BARTS For the new S25 collection, BARTS travels to summery Australia, the land of the vast outback, tropical beaches and unique flora and fauna. With the overarching theme of ‘Back to the Roots’, BARTS creates a collection inspired by the natural beauty, local cultures and summery colours that can only be found Down Under. Credits: BARTS Men's shorts For men, BARTS introduces a new collection of swim shorts, perfect for surfers, swimmers, artists and […]

  • Luxury brands bolster IP defences as handbag market booms
    by news@fashionunited.com (Don-Alvin Adegeest ) on 24/06/2024 at 10:06

    The RealReal counterfeit installation at 301 Canal Street Credits: The RealReal The allure of designer handbags has long attracted counterfeiters, prompting luxury brands to employ a multi-faceted approach to intellectual property protection, according to insights from the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) magazine. The global handbag market, projected to reach 68.31 billion dollars this year according to Statista, exemplifies the fusion of fashion, celebrity influence and […]

  • Olymp names Johann Trischberger as MD replacing Mathias Eggle
    by news@fashionunited.com (Prachi Singh) on 24/06/2024 at 10:02

    Johann Trischberger and Mathias Eggle Credits: Olymp Bezner KG German shirt-maker Olymp has announced that after four decades with the company, its managing director Mathias Eggle will step down in mid-2024. The company has appointed current director of production and procurement, Johann Trischberger as the new MD, who will form a new management quartet together with Mark Bezner, Kai Graf and Heiko Ihben from July 1, 2024. Commenting on the development, Mark Bezner, owner and CEO of Olymp […]

  • Top designer picks according to Karen Radley, founder and managing director of Scoop
    by news@fashionunited.com (Partner) on 24/06/2024 at 09:55

    Credits: Minnessak Scoop’s Founder and Managing Director, Karen Radley, has revealed an inspiring calibre of designers who will join the edited mix of new and emerging international talent at Scoop from 14-16 July 2024 at Olympia West, Kensington. Radley shares her top designers to look out for this season at the unmissable buying event. Radley explains, “Scoop is more than just a trade show, we offer an immersive experience that transports visitors into a world of wonderment. From the […]

  • Vogue World takes Paris by storm
    by news@fashionunited.com (Don-Alvin Adegeest ) on 24/06/2024 at 09:17

    Anna Wintour New York str S24 0087 Credits: Spotlight Launchmetrics In a bold fusion of fashion and athletics, Vogue World transformed Paris' iconic Place Vendôme into a spectacular arena celebrating a century of style and sport on Sunday evening. Anna Wintour, Vogue's Global Editorial Director and Condé Nast Chief Content Officer, previously unveiled the ambitious vision at a star-studded press conference at the Ritz Paris. This third iteration of Vogue World, following New York's street […]

  • NY Fashion Tech Lab's 2024 Demo Day experiential event
    by news@fashionunited.com (Partner) on 24/06/2024 at 09:15

    Credits: NYFTLab The 2024 Lab launched in March and on June 18th, the 2024 program came to a close with their annual Demo Day Experience in New York City. Attended by over 200 retailers, brands, investors, alumni and supporters of the program. The audience saw the six 2024 selected lab companies that presented their companies and solutions: FLOCK FAIRLY MADE CURATED FOR YOU NECTAR RASPBERRY AI YOFI Credits: NYFTLab The program partners for 2024 were: TJX, J.Crew, LVMH, […]

  • Webinar: The Post-Plastic Economy by Fashion Snoops
    by news@fashionunited.com (Partner) on 24/06/2024 at 08:42

    Fashion Snoops Credits: Fashion Snoops Join our team of experts on July 11th - 10am EDT (3pm BST) as they guide you through the key findings and strategies outlined in 'The Post-Plastic Economy' white paper. During this insightful webinar session, our speakers will delve into the transformative potential of the post-plastic economy, empowering you to: Gain a comprehensive understanding of the plastic-free movement's economic impact Identify untapped opportunities to future-proof your business […]

  • With 61.8m Zara items on sale at Vinted, is circular fashion in trouble?
    by news@fashionunited.com (Don-Alvin Adegeest ) on 24/06/2024 at 08:38

    Opinion Vinted 2023 Credits: Vinted The substantial presence of 61.8 million Zara garments on Vinted, the popular online secondhand marketplace, presents a complex picture of consumer behaviour, fast fashion, and sustainability efforts in the retail sector. Similarly, the platform lists 59.7 million H&M items, 21.8 million Shein pieces, 21 million Primark items and 10.2 million Mango items. On one hand, this figure underscores the sheer scale of Zara and other corporate giants’ […]

  • John Lewis unveils new circular design collection
    by news@fashionunited.com (Danielle Wightman-Stone) on 24/06/2024 at 08:36

    John Lewis circular design collection Credits: John Lewis British department store John Lewis has unveiled a new innovative circular design collection across fashion and home to target customers looking “for more thoughtfully created products which will stand the test of time”. The 20-piece collection has been developed with bespoke circular design principles, created as part of John Lewis' circular strategy alongside circular economy experts from the University of Exeter and Wrap, to be […]

  • Silas Adler departs from Soulland
    by news@fashionunited.com (Danielle Wightman-Stone) on 24/06/2024 at 08:27

    Silas Adler departs from Soulland Credits: Soulland Danish clothing brand Soulland has confirmed that founder and co-owner Silas Adler has departed from the company. In a short statement, Soulland said the departure was “mutually agreed” and would take effect from today, June 24 and Jacob Kampp Berliner, who joined the brand in 2006, will take 100 percent ownership and continue to run the company. Adler said: "Soulland has been the journey of my lifetime; more than that, it has been my […]

  • Harrys London develops new footbed with Marylebone Health Group
    by news@fashionunited.com (Danielle Wightman-Stone) on 24/06/2024 at 08:25

    Harrys London ‘Harvey’ loafer Credits: Harrys London British luxury footwear brand Harrys London has unveiled a new innovative footbed developed in collaboration with Harley Street-based Marylebone Health Group (MHG) designed to “benefit the wellbeing of the whole body, from head to toe”. Entitled the HLTSystem, the innovative technical footbed unit has been developed over the past year and a half by Graeme Fidler, the brand’s creative director with sports physiotherapy practitioners […]

  • AlphaTauri SS25: A summer of lightness
    by news@fashionunited.com (Press Club) on 24/06/2024 at 08:21

    SS25 Credits: AlphaTauri With the SS25 collection from AlphaTauri, prepare for a summer brimming with fresh elegance and technical sophistication. Embodying the essence of summer lightness, it blends modern designs with advanced textile innovations to craft a stylish wardrobe for the warmer months. Summer lightness meets functionality AlphaTauri's SS25 collection epitomizes the ideal of lightweight summer attire. Stefan Boeing, Global Head of Commercial at the label, shares with FashionUnited […]

  • Peak Performance to open first UK store in London
    by news@fashionunited.com (Danielle Wightman-Stone) on 24/06/2024 at 08:21

    Peak Performance Credits: Peak Performance Scandinavian outdoor brand Peak Performance, owned by Amer Sports, has confirmed it will open its first-ever store in the UK later this year as part of its global expansion plans. Peak Performance has selected Covent Garden in London for its debut UK store, following in the footsteps of its sister brand, Canadian high-performance outdoorwear brand Arc’teryx, which opened its biggest European store on King Street in May. Its 1,700-square-foot UK […]

  • Reebok LTD and Hed Mayner reveal SS25 collection
    by news@fashionunited.com (Press Club) on 24/06/2024 at 07:28

    Reebok LTD x Hed Mayner SS25 Credits: Reebok LTD x Hed Mayner Reebok LTD and Hed Mayner are proud to unveil their newest collaboration for the Spring/Summer 2025 season. Debuted during the Hed Mayner show in Paris, the collection proposed a mix of vibrant hues and an unfinished, relaxed aesthetic. This latest collection highlights Mayner's signature style, showcasing tracksuits and jackets that seamlessly blend worn, unfinished looks with bold colors. Additionally, the collection continues his […]

  • How Summum is leveraging Modexpress’s expertise to ‘Drive Ambition Together’
    by news@fashionunited.com (Partner) on 24/06/2024 at 07:14

    Credits: Modexpress When Jos and Jorien Wijker first founded Amsterdam-based fashion label Summum in 1998, the couple did not imagine the international success the brand would have today. Growing from a single collection to 11 stores across the Netherlands and countless wholesale partners, the self-proclaimed “down-to-earth Dutch brand with an international appeal is now sold in eighteen countries and counting. As the brand continues to scale its offerings into new international markets, […]

  • Jagermeister launches collaboration with Santa Cruz
    by news@fashionunited.com (Danielle Wightman-Stone) on 24/06/2024 at 07:09

    Jagermeister x Santa Cruz collection Credits: Jagermeister In Pictures German spirit brand Jägermeister has launched a “strictly limited” capsule collection in collaboration with Californian skate-culture icon Santa Cruz Skateboards. The Jagermeister x Santa Cruz collection takes inspiration from the 90s and the rebellion of the era’s skate scene and features the official release of a once bootleg design which the now chief executive of Santa Cruz, Jeff Kendall, once designed out of his […]

  • THG sees strong H1 trading, partners with Frasers Group
    by news@fashionunited.com (Prachi Singh) on 24/06/2024 at 06:49

    Coggles Credits: Facebook/Coggles THG Group has announced the company made further progress in the first six months of 2024 in line with previous revenue guidance, and the second quarter is expected to represent the third consecutive quarter of year-on-year revenue growth. The company said in a statement that the performance is underpinned by positive trading within the beauty, external ingenuity and offline nutrition businesses, which have helped offset continuing FX headwinds within Asia. […]

  • From the grocery store to the gondola: Men’s SS25 street style takes on many forms
    by news@fashionunited.com (Rachel Douglass) on 24/06/2024 at 06:18

    SS25 street style trends from London, Milan and Paris. Credits: ©Launchmetrics/spotlight The menswear fashion week season has officially wrapped up, making way for Haute Couture Week, which officially begins today at an unusually earlier date in light of the upcoming Olympics. Alas, festivities in Paris appeared, from an outsider’s perspective, remarkably uninterrupted, as the impression of the city’s men’s fashion week would have us believe. The same could be said for competing […]

  • Myer proposes strategic merger with Premier’s apparel business
    by news@fashionunited.com (Prachi Singh) on 24/06/2024 at 05:39

    Myer store Credits: Facebook/Myer Myer Holdings has approached Premier to explore a potential combination with its Apparel Brands business to create one of the leading retail and apparel companies across Australia and New Zealand. Apparel Brands is a leading clothing business with a portfolio comprising the Just Jeans, Jay Jays, Portmans, Jacqui E, and Dotti brands. It has a retail network of 717 stores across Australia and New Zealand, generating revenues of 845 million Australian dollars in […]

  • Dior offers laid-back style on a feline cat-walk
    by news@fashionunited.com (AFP) on 21/06/2024 at 16:32

    Credits: Dior show SS25 Paris fashion week. Credit: Launchmetrics Dior offered a more light-hearted collection featuring giant cats at Paris Fashion Week on Tuesday, with designer Kim Jones telling AFP he wanted to counter the gloomy world atmosphere. The big cartoon cats that dotted the runway for the menswear collection were inspired by South African ceramicist Hylton Nel, a favourite of Jones, an avid art collector. Nel's artwork popped up as prints on several outfits, which overall had a […]

  • Video: Dior Homme SS25
    by news@fashionunited.com (FashionUnited) on 21/06/2024 at 14:44

    Dior Homme SS25 Menswear, Paris Fashion Week Credits: ©Launchmetrics/spotlight Watch Dior Homme’s runway show at Paris Fashion Week showcasing their SS25 collection. Promotion Read more about Dior Homme on their brandpage

  • ‘The Witness’: IM Firenze final show reimagines traditional fashion show concept
    by news@fashionunited.com (FashionUnited) on 21/06/2024 at 14:35

    In Pictures IM Firenze graduation show 2024- A look by Angela Huang. Credits: image courtesy of Istituto Marangoni Firenze Istituto Marangoni Firenze has presented the top students of its graduating class of 2024 in its annual end-of-year fashion show. This year’s show was entitled ‘The Witness’ and aimed to reinterpret the concept of the traditional fashion show. Held at Palazzo Ximènes Panciatichi in Florence, the event showcased the results of the three-year creative journey of […]

  • Video: Amiri SS25
    by news@fashionunited.com (FashionUnited) on 21/06/2024 at 14:30

    Amiri SS25 Menswear, Paris Fashion Week Credits: ©Launchmetrics/spotlight Watch Amiri’s runway show at Paris Fashion Week showcasing their SS25 collection.

  • Video: Wales Bonner SS25
    by news@fashionunited.com (FashionUnited) on 21/06/2024 at 13:25

    Wales Bonner SS25 Menswear, Paris Fashion Week Credits: ©Launchmetrics/spotlight Watch Wales Bonner’s runway show at Paris Fashion Week showcasing their SS25 collection. Promotion Read more about Wales Bonner on their brandpage

  • H&M Group invests in Rondo Energy to further strengthen their climate strategy
    by news@fashionunited.com (Vivian Hendriksz) on 21/06/2024 at 13:01

    Renewable energy Credits: Unsplash Swedish fashion giant H&M Group is partnering with Rondo Energy, a leading provider of zero-carbon industrial heat and power, to research the potential of applying heat storage technologies in its supply chain. In addition, H&M is also investing in Rondo and joining its strategic investor advisory board (SIAB) to further assist Rondo in providing clean, affordable heat to textile factories around the globe. Unlike conventional batteries, Rondo Heat […]

  • H&M partners with Ev Bravado & Téla D'Amore for a Jean-Michel Basquiat inspired collection
    by news@fashionunited.com (Vivian Hendriksz) on 21/06/2024 at 12:25

    H&M, Ev Bravado and Téla D’Amore collaborate for a collection featuring Jean-Michel Basquiat’s works Credits: H&M H&M has partnered with New York-based fashion designers Ev Bravado and Téla D'Amore for its latest collaborative collection that examines the legacy of the late Jean-Michel Basquiat and his impact on young Black creatives. Listed as semi-finalists for the 2024 LVMH Prize and finalists for the 2023 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund, Ev Bravado, and Téla D'Amore are best […]

  • Boohoo continues to battle shareholder backlash in latest AGM
    by news@fashionunited.com (Rachel Douglass) on 21/06/2024 at 12:21

    Boohoo headquarters. Credits: Boohoo Group Plc. A proportion of Boohoo shareholders have made their opposing feelings towards the fast fashion giant’s Remuneration Report known in the company’s latest annual general meeting (AGM). In the meeting, held on June 20, shareholders came together to vote on 12 resolutions, and while all of these proposals were ultimately passed, it was clear that there were some for which shareholders were struggling to get behind. The second resolution on the […]

  • Video: MSGM SS25
    by news@fashionunited.com (FashionUnited) on 21/06/2024 at 12:10

    MSGM SS25 menswear, Milan Fashion Week Credits: ©Launchmetrics/spotlight Watch MSGM’s runway show at Milan Fashion Week showcasing their SS25 collection. Promotion Read more about MSGM on their brandpage

  • Fast fashion face off: Shein hit with lawsuit from competitor Oh Polly
    by news@fashionunited.com (Rachel Douglass) on 21/06/2024 at 12:04

    Credits: Shein. Shein is, once again, facing legal troubles. This time, the Chinese fast fashion giant has been confronted with a lawsuit from a direct competitor, UK-based brand Oh Polly. The complaint, which was filed with England’s High Court, was registered on the Intellectual Property list and was issued by both Oh Polly and its sister brand Bo&Tee. This is according to CityAm, which said that the legal action is being taken out against Shein and its entities, with the claim being […]

  • Lacoste launches "Olympic Heritage" collection ahead of Paris summer Olympics
    by news@fashionunited.com (Vivian Hendriksz) on 21/06/2024 at 11:29

    Lacoste Paris 1924 Olympic Heritage collection Credits: Lacoste Lacoste has unveiled a new capsule collection that pays tribute to the 1924 Paris Games ahead of the 2024 summer Olympic Games. Named “Olympic Heritage,” the collection sees French sport and fashion brand reimagine the graphic heritage of the historic games that took place a century ago, reinterpreting vintage styles across apparel and accessories for a new contemporary range. Lacoste Paris 1924 Olympic Heritage […]

  • Does LVMH have a Kenzo problem?
    by news@fashionunited.com (Don-Alvin Adegeest ) on 21/06/2024 at 11:07

    Opinion Kenzo m S25 056 Credits: Spotlight Launchmetrics A day after Kenzo showcased its Spring/Summer 2025 collection during Paris Men's Fashion Week, fashion industry insiders' inboxes were inundated with newsletters questioning the future of the LVMH-owned brand, particularly under the current creative direction of Nigo. Kenzo, for those unfamiliar with the brand's heritage, flourished in the 1980s under Kenzo Takada, its founder, who skillfully blended Japanese design aesthetics with […]

  • Aid by Trade Foundation expands to India through Regenerative Cotton Standard
    by news@fashionunited.com (Simone Preuss) on 21/06/2024 at 10:36

    Indian farmers analyse soil conditions. Credits: Aid by Trade Foundation The Aid by Trade Foundation (AbTF), known for its cotton standards Cotton made in Africa (CmiA) and Cotton made in Africa Organic, expanded its range last year with the Regenerative Cotton Standard (RCS), the first of its kind to explicitly prioritise the knowledge and interests of small-scale farmers. The voluntary standard targets the entire production system rather than only the cotton itself. The AbTF is expanding […]

  • Trend agnosticism, honesty and AI shape SS25
    by news@fashionunited.com (Jule Scott) on 21/06/2024 at 10:28

    Womenswear-Trends for AW25 Credit: ©Launchmetrics/spotlight “We are living in this time of disposable trend culture, and it’s a really uncertain time economically and environmentally,” Melissa Moylan, vice president of womenswear at trend forecasting company Fashion Snoops, opened her spring/summer 25 trend seminar for fashion platform Mmgnet Group. Not an easy set of circumstances to design for, but fashion has long been known to mirror the cultural zeitgeist and the current climate […]

  • Dries van Noten to take on advisory role at brand following departure
    by news@fashionunited.com (Caitlyn Terra) on 21/06/2024 at 10:08

    Dries Van Noten Credits: Pamela Berkovic Belgian fashion designer Dries van Noten will take his final bow on the catwalk on Saturday 22 June. Although the designer will no longer be involved in creating the collection, he will continue to fulfill an advisory role, he confirmed in an interview with news platform WWD. When Van Noten's departure was first announced, it was already reported that he would remain involved. Yet, not much had been said about how exactly. He has now, however, […]

  • Club L London launches UAE website
    by news@fashionunited.com (Rachel Douglass) on 21/06/2024 at 09:53

    Club L London's newest Modest collection, 'Visionary'. Credits: Club L London. Womenswear label Club L London has debuted a new website dedicated to the Middle East to cater to the increased demand it has seen from shoppers in the region. The brand reported that its “accessible luxury” offering has seen a 57 percent rise in UAE trade in 2023 compared to the year prior. As such, owner of Club L, Katie Randev, said that the launch of a dedicated website was “a natural progression for the […]

  • In Pictures: Explore the V&A’s upcoming ‘Naomi’ exhibition
    by news@fashionunited.com (Rachel Douglass) on 21/06/2024 at 09:30

    In Pictures NAOMI In Fashion at the V&A, Supported by BOSS. Credits: Photo by Dave Benett / Getty Images for Victoria & Albert Museum. It’s not everyday that a model takes a singular spotlight at a retrospective exhibition, but it would be none other than Naomi Campbell herself to break this mould. The famed supermodel is to be at the centre of Victoria & Albert Museum’s next exhibition, set to open tomorrow, spanning to April 6, 2025. On the cusp of its public opening, […]

  • Bianca Saunders unveils first full footwear line at SS25 Paris show
    by news@fashionunited.com (Rachel Douglass) on 21/06/2024 at 09:15

    Bianca Saunders SS25. Credits: ©Launchmetrics/spotlight In Pictures On the back of winning this year’s 2024 BFC/GQ Designer Fashion Fund, British-Jamaican designer Bianca Saunders has unveiled her first full line of footwear as part of her latest SS25 collection. Alongside garments that aimed to evoke the feeling of “exploration and rediscovery”, Saunders took to the runway of Paris Fashion Week Men’s to exhibit her new footwear, a collection that was created in collaboration with […]

  • Save the Date: SHOES DÜSSELDORF
    by news@fashionunited.com (Press Club) on 21/06/2024 at 09:01

    Credits: SHOES DÜSSELDORF From September 1-3, 2024 SHOES DÜSSELDORF will serve as a reliable order platform for the footwear industry again. Kicking off the 2025 Spring/Summer order cycle and in the run-up to the trade shows FASHN ROOMS and Neonyt Düsseldorf Igedo Exhibitions is intensively engaged in preparations for SHOES DÜSSELDORF and decisively driving the portfolio of the Düsseldorf shoe and accessories trade fair. SHOES DÜSSELDORF stands for continuity, consistency and […]

  • Kanye West and Bianca Censori bring a wind of madness to the Prototypes fashion show
    by news@fashionunited.com (Florence Julienne) on 21/06/2024 at 08:33

    In Pictures Kanye West and Bianca Censori at the Prototypes show Credits: Prototypes The Prototypes show, held at the Consulat as part of Paris Fashion Week Men's, will likely remain the most spectacular event of this season: underground, avant-garde and fast-paced. Yet, the attraction that everyone will be talking about is undoubtedly the apparent surprise arrival of Kanye West and his wife, Bianca Censori. Such an event may not have been so if it wasn't for the incessant celebrity bidding […]

  • Rick Owens enlists Paris in a parade of all excesses
    by news@fashionunited.com (AFP) on 21/06/2024 at 08:05

    Rick Owens SS25. Credits: Credits: ©Launchmetrics/spotlight. Paris - Rick Owens outdid himself on Thursday, mesmerizing hundreds of spectators with a monumental outdoor show featuring an army of eerie, proud silhouettes clad in his signature white monochrome. Smoke cleared. A first battalion of hooded jumpsuits, space-age shoulders, descended the monumental stone steps of the Palais de Tokyo esplanade. These 12 silken boiler suits billowing in the wind stood on the designer’s signature […]

  • A look inside Erdem's new exhibition, an ode to the late Duchess Deborah Devonshire
    by news@fashionunited.com (Susan Zijp) on 21/06/2024 at 07:46

    In Pictures Chatsworth exhibition celebrates the style of the Duchess of Devonshire and Erdem SS24 Credits: Erdem Designer Erdem Moralioglu is set to showcase his craftsmanship in a new exhibition entitled ‘Imaginary Conversations’. The exhibition centres around the eponymous designer’s reimagined SS24 collection, while the late Duchess Deborah Devonshire acts as the protagonist of the display after serving as the inspiration for Erdem’s line. As the exhibition’s title suggests, […]

  • UK retail sales rise in May, clothing retailers welcome rebound
    by news@fashionunited.com (Rachel Douglass) on 21/06/2024 at 07:39

    Brighton, UK. Credits: Unsplash. One day on from the report that inflation had finally hit Bank of England’s target, dropping to 2 percent, there appears to be more good news on the horizon for UK retailers. New figures by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have shown that retail sales volumes rose by 2.9 percent in May following a slight 1.8 percent drop in April. Notably, clothing retailers were among those benefiting from the increase, rebounding during May after battling poor […]

  • Video: Rick Owens SS25
    by news@fashionunited.com (FashionUnited) on 21/06/2024 at 07:38

    Rick Owens SS25 MEnswear, Paris Fashion Week Credits: ©Launchmetrics/spotlight Watch Rick Owens' runway show at Paris Fashion Week showcasing their SS25 collection. Promotion Read more about Rick Owens on their brandpage

  • London's V&A celebrates Naomi Campbell, 'fashion legend'
    by news@fashionunited.com (AFP) on 20/06/2024 at 15:22

    Naomi Campbell press launch image for 'Naomi. In Fashion' exhibition Credits: Dave Benett / Getty Images for the Victoria & Albert Museum London - In 1987, Naomi Campbell became the first black model to grace the cover of UK Vogue in 20 years, and her trailblazing career is now being recognised by London's Victoria and Albert Museum. Campbell was such a fixture on catwalks in the 1990s that she was referred to by her first name only, just like fellow supermodels Claudia Schiffer, Cindy […]

  • Vogue World: Paris mega-party mixes fashion and sport
    by news@fashionunited.com (AFP) on 20/06/2024 at 14:20

    Paris' Place Vendome, illustrative image. Credits: Leo SERRAT, Unsplash. Paris - Vogue World, one of the major fashion events of the year, hits Paris on Sunday, bringing together top French designers for a rare joint show themed around the Olympics. The event, to be attended by 500 hand-picked guests in the glitzy Place Vendome, comes midway through Paris Fashion Week's menswear and haute couture shows. Here's what we know about the event in this summer's Olympic host city: The concept Vogue […]

  • Unveiling the Graduates 2024 collection: Polimoda
    by news@fashionunited.com (FashionUnited PR) on 20/06/2024 at 12:41

    A look by Gabriela Marie Blake, Olivia Petra Luciana Doose, Soichi Takeda Credits: PHOTOGRAPHED BY FILIPPO FIOR As the class of 2024 completes their academic journey in becoming fashion professionals, Polimoda recently showcased the graduates' final collections with huge success. Stepping into the fashion industry, those collections play a crucial role for graduates to expand their network and share their work. As the international B2B network, FashionUnited aims to promote emerging designers, […]

  • Space NK sells U.S. wholesale arm to beauty distribution giant
    by news@fashionunited.com (Don-Alvin Adegeest ) on 20/06/2024 at 12:23

    Space NK Westfield London store Credits: Space NK Space NK, the trailblazing British beauty retailer renowned for popularising niche brand curation through its pioneering gallery-style stores, has divested its American wholesale operations to The PCA Companies, a major player in global beauty distribution. The deal, finalized on June 18th according to Cosmetics Business, transfers Space NK's entire U.S. wholesale division including systems, store concepts, and employees to The PCA Companies. […]

  • Scotch & Soda e-commerce: This is what we know about United Legwear & Apparel Europe
    by news@fashionunited.com (Sylvana Lijbaart) on 20/06/2024 at 11:59

    Scotch & Soda Shanghai store. Credits: Scotch & Soda Scotch & Soda's e-commerce operations are being continued by United Legwear & Apparel Europe B.V., after the Amsterdam-based fashion brand's European retail branch went bankrupt and is not making a relaunch. The brick-and-mortar shops will close, but the online operations will be accommodated by the new licensee. But who is United Legwear & Apparel? United Legwear & Apparel Co. was founded in 1998 by Isaac E. Ash in […]

  • Galia Lahav to open boutique in London
    by news@fashionunited.com (Danielle Wightman-Stone) on 20/06/2024 at 11:28

    Renderings of Galia Lahav London flagship Credits: Galia Lahav Israeli bridal and fashion house Galia Lahav is opening its first UK flagship store in London on August 1. The opening marks Galia Lahav’s fifth flagship boutique worldwide, adding to stores in Los Angeles, New York, and Miami in the US, and Tel Aviv in Israel, and is part of the bridal brand’s expansion in Europe. Located at 66-67 South Audley Street in Mayfair, London, the 3,800 square foot two-story boutique is a […]

  • NN.07 to open a flagship store in London
    by news@fashionunited.com (Danielle Wightman-Stone) on 20/06/2024 at 11:22

    NN.07 Gammel Mønt Store Credits: NN.07 - photographed by Armin Tehrani Copenhagen-based menswear brand NN.07 will open a new flagship store in London this summer as it looks to strengthen its European presence. The move is part of NN.07’s continued international expansion plans and follows its announcement in May to open its first store in New York later this summer at 276 Lafayette Street, SoHo. The London store will open in late summer at 7 Earlham Street in Covent Garden. Anders Rahr, […]

  • 4 Questions for Patagonia's EMEA CEO Nina Hajikhanian
    by news@fashionunited.com (Caitlyn Terra) on 20/06/2024 at 10:15

    Patagonia store in Amsterdam. Credits: Patagonia Interview Standing still is not an option for outdoor brand Patagonia. In 2022, the brand transferred ownership to a non-profit trust and in April this year, opened its first store in the Netherlands. FashionUnited spoke to Nina Hajikhanian, general manager for the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region, about the brand’s mission and community. Patagonia has been owned by a trust for a while now. What has been achieved in terms of the […]

  • Paris Fashion Week: From Kenzo to Wales Bonner and LGN, men's fashion goes from laughter to tears
    by news@fashionunited.com (AFP) on 20/06/2024 at 09:55

    In Pictures Kenzo SS25. Credits: ©Launchmetrics/spotlight. Paris - Just two days in and Paris Fashion Week Men’s saw the audience swing from laughter to tears on Wednesday, from the neon brights of Kenzo, to the clowns of Walter Van Beirendonck, the poise of Wales Bonner and the sensual slickness of Louis Gabriel Nouchi. Kenzo: Tokyo ease meets Parisian gold On Wednesday evening, Kenzo, under the LVMH banner, explored what happens when Parisian gold meets Tokyo streetwear in the gardens […]

  • Never Fully Dressed opens first store in Los Angeles
    by news@fashionunited.com (Danielle Wightman-Stone) on 20/06/2024 at 09:21

    Never Fully Dressed - LA store on Melrose Avenue Credits: Never Fully Dressed In Pictures British fashion brand Never Fully Dressed has opened its first permanent store in Los Angeles, US, as it continues to expand its global presence. Located on Melrose Avenue, the LA flagship follows the success of the brand’s store opening in New York City just under a year ago and its wholesale expansion across the US with partners, including Dillard’s and Revolve. Never Fully Dressed - LA store […]

  • Inditex appoints Lucian Dorobantu as CEO of Pull & Bear
    by news@fashionunited.com (Jan Schroder) on 20/06/2024 at 09:20

    Pull & Bear Berlin storefront. Credits: Inditex Spanish clothing group Inditex announced on Wednesday a change in management at its Pull & Bear brand. José Pablo de Bado Rivas, the previous director of Pull & Bear, has decided to leave the company after more than 30 years, Inditex revealed. The group, which also owns the retail chains Zara, Bershka, Massimo Dutti and Stradivarius, thanked the veteran for his "tireless commitment" in various "high-level positions". His successor […]

  • SS25 with BARTS: Back to the Roots
    by news@fashionunited.com (Partner) on 20/06/2024 at 09:19

    Credits: BARTS For the new SS25 collection, BARTS travels to summery Australia, the land of the vast outback, tropical beaches and unique flora and fauna. With the overarching theme of ‘Back to the Roots’, BARTS creates a collection inspired by the natural beauty, local cultures and summery colours that can only be found Down Under. Credits: BARTS Credits: BARTS Eternal holiday vibes Besides bikinis, swimming costumes and swim shorts, the collection consists of an extensive […]

  • Marks & Spencer reverses ban on alpaca wool
    by news@fashionunited.com (Rachel Douglass) on 20/06/2024 at 09:18

    Alpaca. Credits: Unsplash. British department store giant Marks & Spencer has made a U-turn on its decision to ban alpaca wool from its offering despite possible backlash from animal activists. The retailer reportedly confirmed the move to The Telegraph, stating that the reversal came alongside the introduction of Textile Exchange’s Responsible Alpaca Standard (RAS), which it said provided the “confidence we need to start sourcing this fibre again”. Marks & Spencer first […]

  • Tommy Hilfiger and Mercedes-AMG F1 Team unveils collaboration with Clarence Ruth
    by news@fashionunited.com (Danielle Wightman-Stone) on 20/06/2024 at 09:15

    Tommy X Mercedes-AMG F1 X Clarence Ruth campaign featuring George Russell and Lewis Hamilton Credits: Tommy Hilfiger - photographed by Micaiah Carter In Pictures Tommy Hilfiger has unveiled a limited-edition capsule collection in collaboration with Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team and New York City-based artist, author and designer Clarence Ruth. The 10-piece ready-to-wear collection sees emerging designer Ruth sharing his interpretation of Tommy Hilfiger’s’ signature prep with the […]

  • Video: Kenzo SS25
    by news@fashionunited.com (FashionUnited) on 20/06/2024 at 08:54

    Kenzo SS25 Menswear, Paris Fashion Week Credits: ©Launchmetrics/spotlight Watch Kenzo’s runway show at Paris Fashion Week showcasing their SS25 collection. Promotion Read more about Kenzo on their brandpage

  • Asos claims virtual meetings are ‘detrimental’ to company performance
    by news@fashionunited.com (Rachel Douglass) on 20/06/2024 at 08:47

    Asos, Multiverse. Credits: Property of Asos British e-tailer Asos has reportedly warned its employees about the impact of virtual meetings, stating that they are “detrimental” to the performance of the company. It comes at a time when Asos is believed to be in the process of bringing its teams back to the office more days a week, with possible disciplinary action to be initiated for those who don’t adhere to its return-to-office policy, according to The Telegraph. While some teams are […]

  • Primark to invest 40 million euros in Portugal
    by news@fashionunited.com (Danielle Wightman-Stone) on 20/06/2024 at 08:29

    Primark Porto, Portugal Credits: Primark International value fashion and lifestyle retailer Primark is ramping up expansion plans in Portugal with a 40-million-euro investment in the country. In a statement, Primark said it plans to open four new stores in four new cities, alongside extending its Colombo store in Lisbon, creating more than 500 new jobs. The plans coincide with Primark’s 15-year anniversary in Portugal and will see the affordable fashion retailer growing to 14 stores across […]

  • Cheshire Fashion Week 2024 Green initiative fashion shows celebrated as a success
    by news@fashionunited.com (Press Club) on 20/06/2024 at 08:14

    Credits: Cheshire Fashion Week Cheshire Fashion Week 2024 was a resounding success, filled with enthusiasm and commitment to sustainable practices within the fashion industry. Porsche Centre Chester Cheshire Fashion Week opened at the Abode Hotel Chester, then proceeded to the stunning Chester Cathedral from the 13th - 15th of June 2024. There was great anticipation at this year's event given the focus on sustainable fashion and green initiatives. International designers and brands gathered in […]

  • These are the colors for SS26 according to WGSN
    by news@fashionunited.com (Florence Julienne) on 20/06/2024 at 08:13

    Spring/summer 2026 trend colours Credits: WGSN Blue/green (Transformative Teal), bright pink (Electric Fuchsia), blue/grey pastel (Blue Aura), amber yellow (Amber Haze), and mint green (Jelly Mint) are the five colours that trend forecasting agency WGSN, has chosen as part of its Coloro programme. According to WGSN, 2026 will be the year of reorientation. Old ideas will be overthrown and the public will demand urgent change in the way societies, industries, and the environment are managed. […]

  • Celebrating 60 years of Winnitex: a legacy of woven excellence
    by news@fashionunited.com (Press Club) on 20/06/2024 at 08:11

    Credits: Winnitex Winnitex, the leading global manufacturer of high-quality woven textile fabrics, is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year. Founded in 1964 in Hong Kong, Winnitex began as a small commission dyeing factory with just 50 employees. Over the decades, it has grown into a multi-national company with over 2,500 employees and facilities in China, Vietnam, and Central America. Innovation and Quality at the Core From the beginning, Winnitex has prioritized excellence in fabric […]

  • Morilee names Jiyup Kim its chief design officer
    by news@fashionunited.com (Danielle Wightman-Stone) on 20/06/2024 at 08:08

    Morilee SS23 Credits: Morilee New York bridal label Morilee has appointed Jiyup Kim as its new chief design officer to introduce a new era of “innovation and elegance” to the design house. Kim succeeds Madeline Gardner, who stepped down as chief design and creative officer in April after 39 years with the brand. In a statement on Instagram, Gardner explained that she was “stepping back from the day-to-day business” and is “excited to take on new challenges and opportunities.” She […]

  • Vince Q1 net sales drop but profitability improves
    by news@fashionunited.com (Prachi Singh) on 20/06/2024 at 08:07

    Vince corner at Neiman Marcus Credits: Vince via Facebook Vince Holding Corp. reported a first quarter net sales decrease of 7.6 percent to 59.2 million dollars driven by a 7.5 percent decrease in Vince brand sales and the pullback in the off-price business within the wholesale channel. The company said in a release that gross margin improved 440 basis points, gross profit rose to 29.9 million dollars or 50.6 percent of net sales, net income was 4.4 million dollars or 35 cents per diluted […]

  • UK inflation drops to 2 percent, hitting Bank of England targets
    by news@fashionunited.com (Rachel Douglass) on 20/06/2024 at 07:50

    Credits: FashionUnited New figures drawn up by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have shown inflation in the UK fell to 2 percent during May, hitting the Bank of England’s target. According to ONS, the consumer prices index (CPI) rose 2 percent in the 12 months to May 2024, dropping from 2.3 percent in the 12 months to April. Including owner occupiers’ housing costs (CPIH), this figure rose to 2.8 percent over the most recent period. ONS cited the annual rates of food as a defining […]

  • More job cuts reportedly anticipated at Clarks as losses widen
    by news@fashionunited.com (Rachel Douglass) on 20/06/2024 at 07:30

    Clarks storefront Credits: Clarks Footwear specialist Clarks is seemingly continuing to face a tricky financial period that could put at risk more jobs, this time across its global offices. It is believed that 150 roles are facing possible redundancy after the group’s losses widened further in the year to December 31, 2023, according to Drapers. The media outlet reported that over the period Clarks saw its operating loss amount to 20.3 million pounds, compared with a 54.5 million pound […]

  • Key returning brands and new exhibitors line-up for July show
    by news@fashionunited.com (Press Club) on 20/06/2024 at 07:21

    Credits: Jack & Jones INDX Man, the industry’s national menswear show, has unveiled plans for an exciting summer edition when it returns to Cranmore Park on 14 - 16 July 2024 and online registration is open Bringing together design trends and market insight, the upcoming 3-day show is set to inspire and delight visiting retailers, who can look forward to exploring an expertly curated exhibitor list featuring over 150 brands. Unveiling an inclusive menswear offer spanning apparel, […]

  • In Pictures: A look inside Authentic's new London headquarters
    by news@fashionunited.com (Rachel Douglass) on 20/06/2024 at 07:12

    In Pictures Authentic London headquarters. Credits: Authentic. Following a formal opening event, global brand development firm Authentic Brands Group has given outsiders a glimpse into its freshly opened London headquarters. Located on the city’s prestigious March Arch street, the site serves as the flagship for the company’s European business, offering visitors insight into each of its portfolio labels, including among others Reebok, Hunter and Juicy Couture. Amid the 25,000 square […]

  • Vinted Impact Report 2023: Second-hand replaces new clothes in Europe
    by news@fashionunited.com (Heide Halama) on 20/06/2024 at 06:55

    Vinted presents its 'Impact Report' 2023. Credits: Vinted Second-hand fashion is becoming increasingly important to European consumers. In its latest ‘Impact Report’, second-hand platform Vinted has analysed the place that used clothing is taking up in people's wardrobes and gives insights into consumer behaviour in the second-hand category. These are based on a survey of around 100,000 members of Berlin-based climate tech company Vaayu and 13,000 Vinted users. Large part of wardrobe […]

  • Grey Denim is one of 2025’s hottest trends
    by news@fashionunited.com (Jayne Mountford) on 20/06/2024 at 04:03

    Grey Denim 2025 main image Credits: Grey Denim 2025 main image/©Launchmetrics/spotlight As we look towards trends for 2025 it is apparent that when it comes to denim, grey is the new blue. It’s a neutral color that works year-round, fresher than blue but softer than black, it pairs well with numerous colors and items. Grey denim was all over the streets of New York and Europe last runway season, from bootcut, slim, and low-rise jeans, to skirts, dresses, and jackets. Designers showed how […]

  • Scotch & Soda e-commerce activities now part of United Legwear & Apparel Europe B.V.
    by news@fashionunited.com (Sylvana Lijbaart) on 19/06/2024 at 18:34

    Credits: Scotch & Soda United Legwear & Apparel Europe B.V. is the new licensee for Scotch & Soda’s e-commerce activities. The company will take over Scotch & Soda’s European online activities, Bluestar Alliance announced in a press release on Wednesday. Bluestar Alliance, the company that relaunched Scotch & Soda in 2023, still owns the brand rights. The American company appoints United Legwear & Apparel Europe as licensee for the e-commerce activities in order to […]

  • PFW menswear SS25: IFM bachelor students present collections
    by news@fashionunited.com (Veerle Versteeg) on 19/06/2024 at 15:28

    In Pictures A group picture taken at the IFM bachelor graduation show, June 2024. Credits: image courtesy of Institut Français de la Mode. The final-year students of the bachelor programme in fashion design at French fashion school Institut Français de la Mode (IFM) kicked off the latest edition of Paris Fashion Week (PFW) menswear on Tuesday, June 18. IFM presented its graduating bachelor class in a show featuring collections that consisted of six accessorised looks each. A ‘jury of […]

  • Milan Men's Fashion Week Round-up
    by news@fashionunited.com (Don-Alvin Adegeest ) on 19/06/2024 at 14:33

    Gucci Menswear SS25 Look 49 Credits: Spotlight Launchmetrics Milan men's fashion week has cemented itself as one of the most important platforms for designers and brands, where fashion, as an entity of creativity, and commercialism, are equal brothers. There is nothing quite like a tailored suit, handcrafted in an Italian atelier, with fabrics from one of the country's formidable weavers or mills. Zegna This was the case at Zegna, where artistic director, Alessandro Sartori, celebrated the […]

  • Fashion Week Awards UK recognise businesses in the fashion and creative industries
    by news@fashionunited.com (Press Club) on 19/06/2024 at 14:33

    Credits: Cheshire Fashion Week It was a celebration of the most innovative and creative businesses in the fashion, beauty, and media industries that opened Porsche Centre Chester Cheshire Fashion Week on opening night. An exciting prestigious awards event was held at the Abode Hotel Chester on the opening night, honoring emerging and established businesses in Chester as well as the media, beauty, fashion, and creative industries for their significant contributions to the industry. Fashion key […]

  • Discover Fashion Internships Worldwide with FashionUnited
    by news@fashionunited.com (FashionUnited PR) on 19/06/2024 at 13:54

    Credits: Photo by Ron Lach via Pexels Are you ready to dive into the vibrant world of fashion? Whether you're looking to gain experience locally or globally, FashionUnited is your go-to platform for finding the perfect internship to kickstart your fashion career. FashionUnited offers thousands of internship opportunities with top fashion companies and designers across the globe. From fashion capitals like New York, Paris, Milan, and London to local opportunities in your area, our platform […]

  • Amazon to invest extra 10 billion euros in Germany
    by news@fashionunited.com (AFP) on 19/06/2024 at 13:37

    Amazon Pickup & Returns on South St. in Philadelphia. Credits: Unsplash Amazon said Wednesday it will invest an additional 10 billion euros (10.7 billion dollars) in Germany, most of it in cloud computing, the US tech giant's latest major investment in Europe. A total of 8.8 billion euros will come from Amazon's cloud computing division AWS and will be invested in southwest Germany by 2026, with the rest going into logistics, robotics and company offices. The investment comes on top of 7.8 […]

  • Anthropologie announces winners of YoungArts x Anthropologie 'Leading with Creativity' 2024 Awards
    by news@fashionunited.com (Vivian Hendriksz) on 19/06/2024 at 13:08

    Anthropologie store, Devon, PA Credits: Business Wire Lifestyle brand Anthropologie has revealed the winners of the YoungArts x Anthropologie 'Leading with Creativity' Awards, an annual event that celebrates young artists from diverse backgrounds. Five young artists were chosen as the recipients of the YoungArts 'Leading with Creativity' Awards and given a 10,000 USD grant each. The 2024 winners include Tiarra Bell, a Philadelphia furniture designer whose work narrates spiritual stories; Andie […]

  • No relaunch for European retail branch Scotch & Soda
    by news@fashionunited.com (Sylvana Lijbaart) on 19/06/2024 at 12:59

    Breaking Scotch & Soda store in London's Covent Garden. Credits: Scotch & Soda Scotch & Soda's northern European retail branch, S&S Europe B.V., will not be restarting its operations, as per Dutch online news platform nu.nl who spoke to the administrators. The physical shops are reportedly closing 'immediately'. The website will be taken forward by 'another company'. The northern European retail branch was declared bankrupt on June 12 due to logistical problems and ongoing […]

  • Between heritage and rupture, how the young generation is redefining luxury
    by news@fashionunited.com (Diane Vanderschelden) on 19/06/2024 at 12:50

    Valentini Spose - Bridal fashion made in Italy. Crédits: Valentini Spose In a world dominated by social networks and immediacy, how is the notion of luxury transmitted to younger generations? What values do they cherish and how do they differ from their parents in their approach to luxury? To answer these questions, a study was carried out by Sociovision and Brain Value (subsidiaries of the IFOP group), at the request of the Comité Colbert and Media Figaro, among 400 young people aged 20 to […]

  • Shein partners with Ntx Group to leverage AI capabilities for even faster speed to market
    by news@fashionunited.com (Vivian Hendriksz) on 19/06/2024 at 12:50

    Shein factory Credits: Courtesy of Shein Chinese fast-fashion giant Shein has partnered with Ntx Group to further accelerate its design and production processes by leveraging artificial intelligence (AI). A global textile innovation and solutions company, Ntx has implemented AI into its design, planning, and production capabilities and is among the preferred suppliers for sports and denim brands. By utilizing Ntx AI driven-technologies and methods, Shein can introduce new fashion items to its […]

  • Survey finds consumers want fashion from sustainably managed forests but find brands lacking
    by news@fashionunited.com (Simone Preuss) on 19/06/2024 at 12:05

    Forest. Credits: Pexels The PEFC or Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification has revealed the results of a new consumer survey today that explored consumer awareness, attitudes and expectations towards forest fibre use in fashion collections such as viscose and lyocell. “Fashion from Sustainable Forests” was conducted in four key markets across Europe — France, Italy, Spain and the UK — and revealed significant gaps between consumer expectations and perceived brand […]

  • Dean of fashion at Parsons seeks societal change with new book, Fashion Education, The Systemic Revolution
    by news@fashionunited.com (Jackie Mallon) on 19/06/2024 at 11:50

    Ben Barry Credits: Kendall Meleski Interview Parsons School of Design has been making strides in promoting inclusivity in fashion education, expanding course offerings and providing students with access to diverse perspectives. Upon his arrival as Dean 3 years ago, Ben Barry made it his mission to emphasize the influence of educators on the next generation of fashion professionals, highlighting how small-scale changes in the classroom can trickle up into larger institutional change. […]

  • Ba&sh achieves B Corp certification
    by news@fashionunited.com (Danielle Wightman-Stone) on 19/06/2024 at 10:16

    Ba&sh B Corp certified Credits: Ba&sh Parisian womenswear brand Ba&sh has become a B Corp-certified company after obtaining an “outstanding” score of 98 points for its social and environmental standards. Pierre-Arnaud Grenade, chief executive of Ba&sh, said in a statement: “Ba&sh is a staunchly optimistic brand with an eye on the future. As we all know, obtaining this B Corp certification is an important step in the right direction, but it’s by no means the end of […]

  • Video: Louis Vuitton SS25
    by news@fashionunited.com (FashionUnited) on 19/06/2024 at 07:43

    Louis Vuitton SS25 Menswear, Paris Fashion Week Credits: ©Launchmetrics/spotlight Watch Louis Vuitton's runway show at Paris Fashion Week showcasing their SS25 collection. Promotion Read more about Louis Vuitton on their brandpage

  • Authentic Brands partners with Cart.com to streamline operations
    by news@fashionunited.com (Danielle Wightman-Stone) on 19/06/2024 at 07:32

    Cart.com, which provides commerce and logistics solutions, has announced a strategic partnership with Authentic Brands Group (Authentic), the global brand development, marketing and entertainment platform, which owns brands such as Reebok, Champion, Ted Baker, Quiksilver and Hunter. The partnership aims to support Authentic’s evolving needs across its e-commerce properties as it continues to expand. Cart.com will provide scalable, omnichannel customer support and merchant-of-record services […]

  • Pharrell Williams kicks off Paris Fashion Week for Vuitton
    by news@fashionunited.com (AFP) on 19/06/2024 at 07:20

    Pharrell Williams at the Louis Vuitton show at Paris fashion week. Credits: Geoffroy Van Der Hasselt/AFP Paris Fashion Week kicked off on Tuesday with hip-hop mogul Pharrell Williams playing on the language of one-world unity as he staged his latest branding event for Louis Vuitton at the UNESCO headquarters. The show celebrated "global dandies", with lots of diplomat-style double-breasted suits, pilot-inspired bombers and lots of takes on the label's iconic luggage for the ultra-rich leisure […]

  • Authentic Brands partners with One World Brands for Tapout
    by news@fashionunited.com (Danielle Wightman-Stone) on 19/06/2024 at 07:20

    Tapout Credits: Authentic Brands Group Authentic Brands Group (Authentic), the global brand development, marketing and entertainment platform, has inked a licensing deal for fitness brand Tapout with wholesale apparel company One World Brands. Through the partnership, One World Brands will design, manufacture and distribute Tapout sportswear, activewear and swimwear for men, women and children. Scott Orenstein, vice president of heritage brands – lifestyle at Authentic, said in a statement: […]

  • Saucony appoints new global chief marketing officer
    by news@fashionunited.com (Danielle Wightman-Stone) on 19/06/2024 at 07:07

    Saucony sneaker Credits: Saucony Running and lifestyle brand Saucony, a division of Wolverine World Wide, Inc., has appointed Joy Allen-Altimare as its global chief marketing officer, effective immediately. The seasoned veteran has been brought on to help expedite the brand's transformative growth and further “cultivate a winning culture,” while developing and executing Saucony's global branding initiatives. Allen-Altimare’s responsibilities include brand positioning, direct-to-consumer […]

  • Kleinfeld Bridal launches resale marketplace
    by news@fashionunited.com (Danielle Wightman-Stone) on 19/06/2024 at 07:03

    KleinfeldAgain.com Credits: Kleinfeld Bridal/KleinfeldAgain.com Famed ‘Say Yes to the Dress’ retailer Kleinfeld Bridal has launched an online marketplace for brides to sell and buy pre-owned wedding dresses. KleinfeldAgain.com aims to address the “growing consumer movement toward circular fashion,” the bridal retailer said in a statement, as it looks to serve the bride “who doesn’t seek the traditional bridal experience in a salon with family and friends” while providing a […]

  • Celebrating the industry at INDX Intimate Apparel’s summer show
    by news@fashionunited.com (Partner) on 19/06/2024 at 06:49

    Credits: INDX Intimate Apparel Bringing together the UK’s biggest selection of intimates’ brands, INDX Intimate Apparel will be supported by over 130 labels when it returns to its West Midlands venue Cranmore Park this summer. Running from Sunday 28 July to Tuesday 30 July 2024, the show will bring together trends, insight, industry icons and market leaders across lingerie, swimwear, nightwear, and legwear, and visitor registration is now open. This season’s show highlights Shining a […]