Hungarian Roma fashion designer Erika Varga says her label is about stitching together cultural traditions and snipping through stereotypes as much as it's about dressmaking. "Fashion is a branch of art that interests and connects people, non-Roma and Roma," the founder of Romani Design said. Often […]

Swedish fashion retailer Lindex has launched a new sustainability promise to “make a difference for future generations” that will focus on three areas, to empower women, to respect the planet and to ensure human rights. The sustainability promise has been developed with the fashion brand’s vision “to […]

Footwear brand Teva has launched an apparel collection and custom sandal with streetwear brand, Publish Brand for spring 2019. The collaboration features a men’s limited-edition Original Universal Premier sandal, tee and jogger combining casual and contemporary with traces of military prep, with the […]

Lebanese couturier Elie Saab has confirmed he will be designing haute interiors for a landmark beachfront property in Dubai with real estate company Emaar. The Emaar Beachfront is a new gated island destination in Dubai and will offer panoramic views of the Dubai skyline and Palm Jumeirah, and to make […]

Global fashion group H&M has launched a beta version of a new community-driven, digital fashion guide based on questions and answers, Itsapark. The concept aims to “make fashion easier” stated H&M Group in a short statement, as it creates a space where people can get “honest answers to all their fashion […]

REPORT Stockholm - "Innovation is the key to complete circularity", said the H&M Group in a recent sustainability report. Looking to find this key, the Swedish fast fashion giant created the Global Change Award five years ago. The yearly competition culminates with a prize of 1 million euro (approximately […]

Stella McCartney has been granted approval to register its term "Fur-Free Fur" as a trademark for the brand. The vegetarian luxury brand has been using the term Fur Free Fur since its launch in 2001 to label its high-end faux fur material, which it describes as a "no compromise, modern statement that […]

Vegan fashion including cruelty-free cosmetics and completely animal-free clothes, accessories and shoes - once snickered at as a short-lived fad at best - is now becoming fashionable, if not mainstream. Even top luxury brands are catching on and increasingly do without fur, angora, mohair, exotic skins […]

Shanghai Fashion Week is placing itself on the global fashion map as a stage where Chinese labels are redefining what “Made in China” could mean. Since its inception in 2003, Shanghai Fashion Week has become an appealing fashion destination by nurturing Chinese designers set to conquer the world. Not […]

Trendstop brings FashionUnited readers a first look at the womenswear apparel silhouettes essential for the Fall Winter 2019-20 season. The Trendstop team give FashionUnited readers an exclusive look at three key apparel themes that will be informing the womenswear market into Fall Winter 2019-20 and […]

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