On November 14, the Institut Français de la Mode (IFM) inaugurated a new Chair aimed at creating a high-level research and teaching centre in the fashion sector by integrating all aspects of sustainable development and CSR. The "IFM - Kering Sustainability Chair", was inaugurated in the presence of […]

Female-founded accessories company Bandier has teamed up with two fellow female entrepreneurs—fine jewelry designer Stephanie Gottlieb and accessories designer Carolyn Rowan—to create a capsule of luxurious pieces just in time for the holiday season. “It’s important for female entrepreneurs to support […]

Rachel Zoe and Gap Inc.-owned childrenswear brand Janie and Jack have joined forces on a two-collection partnership. The ongoing collaboration has launched with a holiday capsule collection that brings Zoe's iconic style to children's clothing. Called the Rachel Zoe x Janie and Jack Party Collection, […]

Lycra today announced a new certification status for two of its EcoMade fibers.The fiber and technology solutions company has introduced its first lines of spandex made from pre-consumer recycled materials - the EcoMade fibers Type 166E and 162E, which have been certified to the GRS (Global Recycled […]

Hyokyoung Lee from Institut Français de la Mode, France and Hope Kemp-Hanson from Savannah College of Art and Design in America, were announced as the winners of the 2019 Adidas x Woolmark Performance Challenge. The annual competition challenges young designers to develop innovative, forward-thinking […]

Rent the Runway users are going to experience more streamlined service with product fulfillment and returns. The popular clothing rental service today announced an expansion of its existing partnership with Nordstrom, which will lead to nearly 30 Nordstrom locations serving as hosts for Rent the Runway […]

Trendstop brings FashionUnited readers a first look at the key catwalk stories inspiring womenswear print direction for Spring Summer 2020. The Trendstop team give FashionUnited readers an exclusive look at three essential print themes straight from the international runway events. Informing womenswear […]

Completing a task during the interview, or in some cases even at the application stage of applying for a new role, is a trend that is becoming the norm with hiring managers and companies. Although applicants might groan at the time and effort this takes, it is a great way for companies to compare you […]

The Mills Fabrica has invested 2 million dollars in Motif, an open knowledge and education platform dedicated to the apparel, fashion and textiles space. As a joint partnership with Alvanon as Motfif’s incubator, Fabrica’s investment will help Motif bridge the skills gap within the fashion industry. […]

ThredUp has launched a gift card service to encourage shoppers to consider secondhand shopping this holiday season. The online thrift store recognized that almost half of all shoppers would consider buying secondhand clothing as a holiday gift, according to a 2019 Accenture study, and therefore saw […]

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