Amsterdam - It almost seems unfathomable that a global industry which generated 1.5 trillion euros in revenues last year does not pay a living wage to all its workers. Yet this is the reality for a large majority of the 60 million people employed in the fashion industry supply chain. In countries like […]

Designers, buyers, and influencers have descended on Dubai for Arab Fashion Week, a five-day event dedicated to ready couture and resort wear for women, men and those who refuse a label. The show opened Tuesday night with Jordanian-Canadian sensation Rad Hourani, known for his unisex designs, Palestinian-American […]

Fact - the fashion industry remains one of the most environmentally damaging industries in the world. In 2015 alone the global industry consumed 79 billion cubic meters of water, released 1,715 million tons of CO2 and produced 92 million tons of waste alone according to data from the Boston Consulting […]

There’s no change in the top four companies in the latest Global Powers of Luxury Goods report conducted by audit and consulting firm Deloitte, which analyses the top 100 luxury companies in the world. Once again, the report ranked French conglomerate LVMH Moët Hennessy-Louis Vuitton, which includes […]

London - The fashion leaders of tomorrow are acutely aware of the problems they stand to inherit from the current industry which range from pollution to gender inequality and overconsumption. Which is why they insist on making sustainability the primary norm of the fashion industry. In order to achieve […]

London - Denim holds a special place within the fashion industry. Originally created as work wear, this solid fabric has been transformed into essential daily wear over the years and become a wardrobe staple. Industry denim trade fairs Kingpins and Denim Première Vision took place last month as FashionUnited […]

Environmental group Greenpeace has confirmed what many consumers can vouch for: compulsive shopping, even for clothes, does not make you happy. On the contrary, as respondents in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Italy and Germany acknowledged, binge shopping is followed by an emotional hangover, accompanied […]

Australian designer Dion Lee has been chosen to design the new uniforms for the Sydney Opera House’s 600 employees, including front-of-house staff and tour guides. The process will take 12-months said the World Heritage-listed building, and will see the designer bringing his architectural and sculptural […]

Trendstop's accessories team bring FashionUnited readers a first look at the key Fall/Winter 2018-19 trends impacting bags, jewellery and soft accessories categories. From the design innovation of the international catwalks to the influential style setters on the streets of Europe's fashion capitals, […]

The Ethical Fashion Forum has announced that it is launching a new online sourcing database that promotes sustainable firms. Announced at the Copenhagen Fashion Summit, the new online platform named ‘Common Objective’ aims to be an intelligent business network that matches fashion professionals with […]

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