New York - Just opened at the Museum at Fashion Institute of Technology, the exhibit “Fabric in Fashion” demonstrates the journey from fiber to fabric to fashionable garment through a collection of garments, film footage and flat fabric swatches. Curated by Elizabeth Way and celebrating two and a half […]

REVIEW“Before the 20th century, stylish women who consumed Western fashion were well-versed in cloth. They could easily distinguish between fibers and weaves and were knowledgeable about the origin, quality and costs of the fabrics they wore.” So reads the introductory statement in the Fashion Institute […]

After Paris, Tokyo, Seoul and New York, Louis Vuitton has brought its exhibition “Volez, Voguez, Voyagez” to Shanghai. Curated by Olivier Saillard, the expo tells the history of the label from 1854 to the present, from trunk maker to fashion house. It occupies 15 rooms, each dedicated to a chapter in […]

A new exhibition at Moscow’s Kremlin Museum is celebrating Bvlgari’s jewelry creations over more than a century. Founded in 1884 in Rome, the jeweler is now owned by French luxury conglomerate LVMH. More than 500 Bvlgari pieces ranging from the late 19th century to the 1990s are on display in the Assumption […]

Oscar-nominated filmmaker Gus van Sant is set to adapt and direct a movie called Prince of Fashion, according to cinema news website Deadline Hollywood. Starring Will Ferrell in the main role, the movie is based on Michael Chabon’s GQ article “My son, the Prince of Fashion”, which follows the journalist’s […]

Interested in expanding your knowledge about the fashion industry and its most illustrious names? Watching documentaries is a good way to do so, which is why FashionUnited has coined a list of 10 non-fiction films every fashion student, professional or aficionado should watch. Dior and I (2014) "> A […]

Italian fashion school Polimoda is launching a series of documentary videos featuring icons of contemporary culture, to published on its YouTube, Instagram TV and Facebook profiles. On each episode of “Polimoda Duets”, an influential artist will be interviewed by a select journalist, scholar or expert […]

London - The Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A), which will mark the largest and most comprehensive exhibition ever staged in the UK on the house of Dior, will feature a dress worn by Princess Margaret, as well couture gowns worn by actresses Jennifer […]

Valerie Steele, curator and director at the Fashion Museum of Technology (FIT) in New York, was in Argentina presenting her book "Fashion Theory, Towards a Cultural Theory of Fashion.” Steele, who has a Ph.D. in History from Yale University, has been conducting numerous exhibitions at the FIT Museum […]

Karl Lagerfeld is showing no signs of slowing down. At the (presumed) age of 85, the fashion designer who serves as creative director for Chanel, Fendi and his own eponymous label is having a go at sculpture. That is, after showing his talents in photography and illustration as well. “Architectures”, […]

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