January is traditionally a good month for activewear, because of all the people eager to start their fitness goals for the new year. But the category is gaining momentum, leading market analysts to predict it will move beyond the “new year, new me” boost and establish itself as a strong category the […]

Adidas has announced a new milestone in its sustainability commitments. The athleticwear brand will utilize recycled plastic waste as more than half of the polyester used in its products this year. The company's sustainability efforts aim to combat ocean pollution through avoiding plastic waste. Adidas […]

Virginie Viard finally put her mark on Chanel on Tuesday with a beautifully restrained Paris haute couture show that summoned up the convent girl childhood of the fabled French label's founder. The discreet designer, Karl Lagerfeld's righthand woman in his twilight years, shook the Kaiser's ghost from […]

American fashion and lifestyle brand Gap and unisex brand Telfar are launching a collaboration. The announcement was made during a Paris Fashion Week Men’s party hosted by Telfar at its multi-level Tronchet store in the French capital - a party that also celebrated the Gen-Z centric brand's autumn-winter […]

IN PICTURES Dior staged arguably the most startling show in haute couture history Monday inside a temple to "The Female Divine", with stars including Uma Thurman and Sigourney Weaver filing into the belly of an enormous reclining mother goddess through her stylised vulva. The 75-metre long (250-foot) […]

The International Woolmark Prize, now in its eighth year, has announced a new lineup of judges for the upcoming ceremony taking place on 17 February during London Fashion Week. The award celebrates fashion talents working with Merino wool and will see one overall winner receive 200,000 Australian dollars. […]

The 2020 edition of the European Social Innovation Competition, a prize established eight years ago by the European Commission, will be focusing on sustainable fashion innovations. Under the name Reimagine Fashion: Changing behaviours for sustainable fashion, this year’s competition is looking for projects […]

Berlin is stepping up its efforts to support fashion as the German capital will set up a green fashion hub this year. The Berlin fashion hub will receive a total of 600,000 euros throughout 2020 and 2021. The hub’s aim is “to make innovative and sustainable fashion from Berlin visible and to help strengthen […]

Balenciaga said Monday that it intends to enter the elite ranks of Paris haute couture -- more than half a century after the founder of the storied fashion house staged his last couture show. Despite being called "the king of couture," the Spanish-born designer Cristobal Balenciaga spent years feuding […]

StockX, the “fashion stock market” recently valued at 1 billion US dollars, has announced it surpassed 1 billion US dollars in gross merchandise value (GMV) in 2019, having grown its global buyer and seller registrations by more than 100 percent. These results reflect the company’s efforts to diversify […]

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