The reformatting of global fashion weeks in 2020 was never by choice. Travel restricted buyers, press and consumers need to see collections and business must continue, hence a digital version was borne. While images and videos of fashion shows have an extended life on digital channels and social media […]

Parsons Paris, the European campus of The New School’s Parsons School of Design, an university based in New York City, expanded its campus in Romainville. The creation of the new making and studio spaces will offer students in their final year of undergraduate studies in Fashion Design (BFA) and Art, […]

Rethinking traditional womenswear codes is key to the SS21 season. Proportion, shape and silhouette are all experimented with, taking inspiration from the past to create something new. Global cultural heritage references are interwoven, bringing an international flavour to an eco-friendly artisanal […]

An 18th century Italian silk weaver, Antico Setificio Fiorentino, is using its looms to launch a new collection of contemporary footwear. The Florence-based company was founded in 1786 and provided silks to Italy’s noble families. All that history and artisanship has now crossed over to a new category, […]

Belgian designer Raf Simons has already ventured into women's fashion at the various fashion houses where he has worked, but never before has he presented a women's collection under his own name. This has changed with the presentation of the SS21 collection of his eponymous brand. The SS21 collection […]

Abidjan - The release of Beyoncé's musical film, ‘Black Is King’, on Disney +, was met with overwhelming positive reactions. As usual, the artist was able to bring the public and critics together with her praised and original work. From the music to the choreography, not to mention the fashion, everything […]

Thanks to partner Veuve Cliquot, this unprecedented year still ended in style for the cohort of Parsons MFA Fashion Design and Society program. In a virtual celebration which included musical acts from the College of Performing Arts, words of encouragement and inspiration from NYC luminaries such as […]

Luxury label Moncler has said it will go carbon neutral by 2021 as part of its new sustainability pledge. The up-market outerwear brand’s new ‘Moncler Born to Protect Sustainability Plan’ focuses on five key areas: climate action, circular economy, fair sourcing, enhancing diversity, and giving back […]

INTERVIEW Retailers and brands have had to face unprecedented challenges due to the impact of the pandemic on the global economy this year. According to consumer data tracker, PSFK Research, the fashion industry is placing new value on sustainability, circularity and efficiency. Along with these current […]

Several styles created as part of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Jeans Redesign Project have hit the market. The initiative, which promotes a circular economy within the denim industry, includes numerous leading brands including H&M, Gap, Lee, Wrangler, Triarchy, Weekday and Reformation. The Foundation […]

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