BACKGROUND All colleges and art academies in the Netherlands and Belgium are necessarily closed due to the corora virus. Fashion students receive only digital education. But how exactly does this work in this field, where everything revolves around the tactile experience and communication through materials? […]

Trendstop gives FashionUnited readers a first look at the key accessory directions from the womenswear Fall Winter 2020-21 season. Trendstop’s catwalk experts bring you the essential themes inspiring accessory design into Fall Winter 20-21 and beyond. Across the international designer collections, new […]

It is not only freelancers, who are usually in the spotlight, who feel the economic impact of the coronavirus crisis; those "behind the scenes" are also affected. FashionUnited asked several individual entrepreneurs from the fashion industry - from a safe distance, of course - what the current situation […]

As Covid-19 continues to cause shifts in shopping behaviours due to store closures and product shortages, new data reveals that one in two consumers are now prioritising availability over quality, price or brand when making purchases. Shoppers now prioritise availability, then price, then quality, whereas […]

INTERVIEWAs the UK and countless other countries across the world remain in lockdown and people continue to get accustomed - as much as possible - to the new working-from-home reality, consumer shopping behaviours are changing and the fashion industry is feeling the effects. Some fashion categories […]

H&M has just announced a collaboration with London-based luxury pyjama brand Desmond & Dempsey. The collection, which will be available for purchase on April 23, includes dresses, kaftans and other warm weather essentials, and will be Desmond & Dempsey’s first foray into daywear. “We are thrilled to […]

StockX and Reese Cooper are sharing a behind-the-scenes look at how his womenswear and menswear collections came together in a collaborative documentary. The 30-minute film, ‘We’re Not Particularly Talented, We Just Try Hard’ offers unprecedented access to 2019 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund nominee Cooper […]

The apparel sector is one of the most heavily impacted by Covid-19, with fashion firms facing a potential 20 percent drop in brand value, new research reveals. According to business valuation consultancy Brand Finance, the brand value of the world’s 500 biggest companies could fall by up to 1 trillion […]

Trendstop invites FashionUnited readers to a complimentary online session aimed at helping fashion professionals navigate the current climate. Covering actionable topics, from how consumer demands and product expectations will evolve to building trend awareness when you’re not able to travel, and case […]

Womenswear brand Baukjen and maternity label Isabella Oliver have partnered with one of their Portuguese manufacturers to make non-medical masks for personal use during the Covid-19 pandemic. The sustainably conscious online womenswear and maternity wear brands are working with Vermis, one of their […]

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