Los Angeles - Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen have gained fashion mogul status through their various lines. Recently, the dynamic pair announced that they are bringing their Elizabeth and James label in-house for the first time since it was established. Jaya Apparel Group, the licensee for the label, has […]

London - Arguably becoming the industry's most well-followed (and documented) soap opera, the relationship between American Apparel's CEO Paula Schneider and its workers has come to a head - her head on a piñata, which was smashed apart during a demonstration in front of the company's LA head office […]

OPINIONLondon - The old debate of teaching bodies and whether students should be prepared better for the 'real' world has never been as relevant to fashion students as it is today. With saturated markets, overflowing fashion week calendars and store shelves piled to the hilt with fashion brands, it […]

London - April 24, 2013 - a date imprinted onto the industry's memory as the day the worst disaster in the history of garment manufacturing occurred on the outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh. The Rana Plaza factory collapse, which took the lives of 1,135 people and injured thousands more, inspired a film […]

London-based publication Business of Fashion has launched a new education platform on its site that includes free online fashion courses providing fashion students with insight into how the fashion industry works, how to grow fashion businesses and advice on how to advance in fashion. The platform has […]

Fast fashion giant H&M is going full circle: In a move to reduce textile waste, the Swedish clothing retailer is launching a new denim range made from recycled and organic cotton. Each item has been made using cotton recycled from clothes collected through H&M’s ‘Garment Collecting’ initiative through […]

Karl Lagerfeld has directed a new film about Coco Chanel, to be shown at the Chanel Métiers d'Arts show on December 1. Lagerfeld casted American actress Kristen Stewart to play the iconic founder, as part of a fictional biopic. The film was conceived entirely by the Chanel creative director, and shot […]

Primark is set for spectacular growth as it makes its American debut in September. The UK-based retailers could easily double sales and profits in just five years as it rolls out its first of its US stores in Boston. But it is not just expanding in the US that will spur the successful fast fashion chain's […]

Pantone, the global authority on colour, has added 210 new colours to its system, as it looks to meet the growing requirements of designers and colourists working in fashion, home and interiors. The newly launched palette, brings Pantone’s colour system up to 2,310, and focuses on areas of significant […]

In amongst the S/S16 fashion trade events taking place around the world this summer, last month also saw the Fall/Winter 2016-17 edition of Pitti Filati, Florence’s premier textile and knitwear show. Hosted at the grand Fortezza de Basso venue, Pitti Filati highlights the latest styles and technological […]

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