Keep your friends close and your enemies even closer. This saying seems to ring true for bridalwear retailers, as a high concentration of bridal shops on just one street or neighborhood is a phenomenon to be found in several cities around the world. For this sector, the proximity to the competition […]

Swedish homeware giant Ikea has announced that it is launching a collection of homeware products with British designer Zandra Rhodes that will be an exploration of “pattern and colour” as it looks to see what happens when colourful fashion prints are put into the home context. Rhodes, known for her […]

British milliner Stephen Jones is collaborating with luxury cruise line Cunard on a hat to form part of a catwalk show during the ocean liner’s summer Transatlantic Fashion Week on board Queen Mary 2. Jones, who has designed for royalty including Princess Diana, Princess Eugenie and the Duchess of Sussex, […]

Watch brand Triwa has launched a collection of timepieces made from destroyed illegal firearms, to highlight the issues of gun-related violence and give back to conflict-torn communities. The Triwa x Humanium initiative features watches made completely of melted down illegal firearms from El Salvador, […]

More and more beauty brands are taking advantage of the front-facing cameras on smartphones. Now, Amazon is taking part. According to Reuters, L’Oreal’s virtual reality business, ModiFace, is providing its augmented reality technology — which allows consumers to try on products ­— to Amazon. Customers […]

The CFDA Awards took place at the Brooklyn Museum last night, and it was a night of celebration for top designer talent. Brandon Maxwell won the CFDA award for womenswear designer of the year, his second CFDA Award after winning the Swarovski emerging womenswear designer award in 2016. Mary-Kate and […]

Wrangler has launched the first denim collection using its new Indigood foam-dyeing technology which is said to eliminate almost 100 percent of the water typically used in the indigo-dyeing process. The US denim company's Icons FW19 collection is the first to showcase the new dyeing technology, and […]

The German AMD Akademie Mode & Design and the Italian fashion institute Polimoda offer for the first time a joint, four-week-long summer school called “Fashion Future”. Its aim, as the two fashion institutions announced in a press release yesterday, is to “develop perspectives of the future fashion […]

Marcolin Group, one of the leading eyewear companies, has confirmed the renewal of its worldwide licensing agreement to design, manufacture and distribute worldwide, Harley-Davidson Motor Company eyewear and sunglasses. The agreement for Marcolin Group to produce Harley-Davidson branded eyewear for […]

INTERVIEW Buenos Aires - Industrial designer Silvio Tinello has developed a material from the waste of yerba mate - a type of holly plant which is used as a national drink in Argentina - to create sustainable fashion garments. Originally from the province of Chubut, in Argentina, Tinello graduated as […]

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