H&M Group has published an update on its sustainability efforts, announcing that it has almost reached its goal of using 100 percent recycled or sustainably sourced cotton. According to the Swedish retail giant’s 2019 Sustainability Performance Report, 97 percent of the group's cotton is now either […]

Taiwanese-born luxury fashion designer Malan Breton has added another string to his bow, he can now add singer and music performer to his long list of talents, including haute couture artisan, costume designer, actor, dancer, writer, director and model. Breton, who has become a firm favourite on the […]

Levi Strauss & Co has committed three million dollars to help Covid-19 relief efforts, with the funds focusing primarily on employees, community partners and supply chain workers. As part of the initiative, the company is working with partner organisations in a number of sourcing countries to provide […]

British heritage brand Mulberry is launching a series of virtual gigs and live in-conversations on its social channels, as it takes its ‘My Local Series’ social for 2020, as part of its ‘Take Root, Branch Out’ campaign. The initiative will kick off on Sunday, April 5, with Alan Power, a ‘My Local’ alumnus, […]

Trendstop gives FashionUnited readers a first look at three of the top womenswear innovator trends spotted during the international fashion weeks. Documenting the key influencer looks emerging on the global fashion scene, the Trendstop team of expert photographers and analysts have identified the must-have […]

INTERVIEW As a headhunter, Anja Minnerup knows the German fashion industry from the inside out. In her function as HR consultant for companies from Zara to Chanel, she has found the right people for the job, but has spoken to even more candidates who were not the right fit. "If it doesn't fit today, […]

Rocket Internet SE in FY19 reported 67 million euros (73.2 million dollars) of consolidated revenue and a consolidated profit of 280 million euros (306.2 million dollars), representing 1.90 euros (2.08 dollars) earnings per share compared to 1.28 euros earnings per share in FY 2018. Commenting on the […]

British fashion house Alexander McQueen has launched the ‘McQueen Creators’ a new community project to inspire creativity, in a time when much of the world is currently under lockdown due to the global coronavirus pandemic. ’McQueen Creators’ aims to “inspire and initiate creative conversation,” explained […]

The organisers of Copenhagen Fashion Week (CFW) have announced that its SS21 edition is still scheduled to go ahead between 4 and 7 August despite ongoing uncertainty over how long the Covid-19 pandemic will last. The news comes as scores of events both inside and outside of the fashion industry continue […]

Luxury fashion group, Capri Holdings, which includes Michael Kors, Versace and Jimmy Choo, has announced that its collective brands and their founders are donating more than 3 million US dollars in support of Covid-19 relief efforts. “Our hearts and souls go out to those who are working on the front […]

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