The British Fashion Council (BFC) has opened applications for the BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund 2021 that aims to celebrate exceptional talent and empower businesses to play their part in positive growth.
First you had Netflix, now you have GucciFest. In the latest twist in the online direction of fashion, Gucci will reveal its next collection via its own film series in a digital movie festival named GucciFest.
Kering has awarded its Women in Motion Award for photography, presented in partnership with Les Rencontres d’Arles, to Sabine Weiss, a truly venerable photographer whose work spans an eight-decade career.
Nobody could accuse Sir Paul Smith of slowing down, even in the year he celebrates his 50th anniversary: he has still managed to produce a series of men’s and women’s collections, and has just opened his own foundation.
Graduate Fashion Foundation (GFF) has appointed 10 new Global Ambassadors to join the international charity’s line up of designers, international buyers, sustainability activists, stylists, editors and marketing experts.
Gameswear start-up Fulllife has yet to drop a collection, but the company headed by French entrepreneurs Alexandre Malsch, Bruno Maugery, Thomas Chambolle and Philippe Vial has already raised €2.5 million.
On Sunday, Tom Van der Borght, a Belgian designer whose clothes one must “dare to wear”, made with recycled materials that “no one wants any more,” won the main prize at the fashion festival in Hyères, France.
Fancy slipping into a million-dollar dress for the modest sum of £65? It doesn't sound possible, but Singapore-based luxury label Republiqe may have the solution with its virtual haute couture clothing.
The Milan fashion powerhouse has significantly expanded its Prada Re-Nylon selection, offering ready-to-wear, footwear and accessories for men and women, underlining its commitment to a sustainable business model.
Next summer’s womenswear collections showcased in New York, London, Milan and Paris – digitally and on the catwalks - were heavily influenced by life in lockdown, hankering for comfort, minimalism and inclusion.
The British Fashion Council is introducing a new format for The Fashion Awards this year with the December 3 event to be digital “in light of the restrictions imposed on large scale events and travel”.
What is your definition of luxury? Most people would have a hard time agreeing, and a cleverly eclectic exhibition in the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in the Louvre entitled Luxes, which opens Thursday, redefines the term.