It may be that humans are responsible for design, but it is machines that are forecasting trends and informing product decisions. The fact that AI is becoming an integral part of technology in the apparel industry is substantiated by the growth of its annual spending, which is predicted to nearly quadruple […]

New York Fashion Week has been shortened, with some designers shifting what were once longtime slots, and editors now trying to figure out how they are going to get around the city with the various venues. Vaquera, CDLM/ Creatures of the Wind, and Section 8 have decided to spare everyone the trouble […]

Canada Goose is looking for help from Inuit designers fro its social entrepreneurship project. The Canadian apparel brand is currently looking for 20 designers from the four regions of Inuit Nunangat to each create a capsule collection of five parkas. This project is part of Canada Goose's ongoing social […]

Fashion and lifestyle brand Volcom has launched its ‘Water Aware’ denim collection, as part of its ongoing journey to sustainability, which will see the brand reducing its water consumption by 40 percent, an estimated 4 million litres, by the end of the year. The Water Aware collection for men, women […]

Leaning over his sewing machine in the workshop of the small Berlin-based company called mimycri, Khaldoun Alhussain concentrates as he stitches a piece of grey rubber. A border of yellow thread takes shape on the material that he works with an expert hand. The grey material from rubber dinghies, abandoned […]

Fashion Designer Sofía Sanchez de Betak, founder of ready-to-wear line Chufy, has unveiled her second capsule collection with the Luxury Collection Hotels and Resorts, inspired by the Arabian Desert. The Chufy x The Luxury Collection: Dubai is inspired by Emirati art and culture and “translates the […]

Trendstop gives FashionUnited readers an exclusive insight into the key womenswear print and pattern directions defining the 2020 Resort season. Trendstop's catwalk experts bring you the essential print trends from the international SS20 Resort catwalk events and presentations. A first indicator of […]

Manicured children strut down the catwalk at a Beijing fashion show, one of thousands of events driving huge demand for child models in China that insiders warn leaves minors vulnerable to physical abuse, 12-hour-days and unrelenting pressure from pushy parents. The kids' apparel market is growing faster […]

INTERVIEWFashionUnited publishes a series of interviews dedicated to the most requested professionals in the fashion industry, both by brands and by companies active in fashion and luxury e-commerce. We decided to hear from fashion and e-commerce companies to understand the most popular roles, how much […]

INTERVIEW The role of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the fashion industry, and the wider commerce sector, is growing rapidly. According to a January study from the Capgemini Research Institute, the technology - which Capgemini predicts could save retailers as much as 300 billion dollars (235 billion […]

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