In a move that would have been almost unthinkable under ousted Islamist president Omar al-Bashir, Sudanese designers have organised a series of mixed-gender fashion shows to present their new lines. The shows in upmarket Khartoum hotels saw female and male models parading down the catwalk together for […]

Burberry has announced a partnership with Honor of Kings, the flagship mobile game of Chinese tech giant Tencent. While details about the partnership are vague, the brand said it will be “introducing elements of Burberry’s house codes” into the game’s environments in 2021, perhaps indicating in-game […]

“Why are all the mannequins standing?” asks Lucy Jones, creator of wheelchair accessories brand Ffora, referring to the lack of options across retail for seated consumers. It is just one of the many perplexing observations aired during the 2-day event, “Cur8able Conversations,” on the power of personal […]

Burberry has teamed up with Manchester United and England national team footballer Marcus Rashford to support disadvantaged young people in the UK and further afield. Rashford has been in headlines off the pitch recently for his work as a youth advocate, most notably for his efforts to end child food […]

K11 Musea, the cultural-retail concept founded by Adrian Cheng, is teaming up with designer Phillip Lim on a limited-edition antiviral duffle bag. The partnership marks the latest launch for Cheng’s #LoveWithoutBorders Covid-19 charitable campaign and has brought together the two to create an accessory […]

Mulberry is feeling nostalgic for its 50th anniversary and is relaunching one of its most desired silhouettes, the Alexa, the cross-body satchel style that sparked waiting-lists when it first launched in 2010. The Alexa was named after TV presenter and designer Alexa Chung, who was a devotee of the […]

The rise of eco-consciousness and the importance placed on sustainability inspires colours that reflect these key consumer mindsets. A prevailing sense of optimism for the future, at odds with current circumstances, also comes through in these quiet yet uplifting tones. Quiet Eco Pastels As eco and […]

Taipei Fashion Week SS21 took place at Songshan Cultural and Creative Park from Oct 6 to 10 with the theme ‘Re:Connext’, which was inspired by the ambition to adopt creative energy as solutions and imagine what it means to connect and reconstruct in a post-pandemic world. Having successfully contained […]

Yoox, part of the Yoox Net-a-Porter (YNAP) group, has announced that its AI-powered virtual styling suite now offers 50,000 fully digitized products. The new upgraded tool also features a completely new layout and the entire collection of 8 by Yoox, the Italian company’s own-brand, has for the first […]

Understanding larger social and economic trends is an important part of the design process in fashion. These larger trends have a downstream effect on color, silhouette and texture from season to season. And so fashion designers and merchandisers work with their teams, and with external agencies, often […]

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