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 […]

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 […]

INTERVIEWIt all started in 2014 at Urban Vintagers, a secondhand store in the city of Porto Alegre, in the southern tip of Brazil. Pam Magpali, then CEO of the now extinct eco-friendly shoe label MAG-P Shoes, couldn’t help but notice the pile of clothes that the store’s owner, Barbara Mattivy, had put […]

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 […]

Trendstop brings FashionUnited readers a first look at the key themes inspiring menswear print and graphics direction for Fall Winter 2019-20. The Trendstop team give FashionUnited readers an exclusive look at three essential influences from the international runways that will be influencing the menswear […]

It is impossible to deny the impact of the fashion industry on the environment. More than 16 million tons of textile waste are generated each year in the United States alone, and the amount has doubled over the last 20 years, according to the US Environmental Protection Agency. In the UK, the Waste […]

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