Net-A-Porter has unveiled the latest set of labels to join The Vanguard, its global programme for emerging designer talent. They include JiaJia and Artclub, both new and exclusive to the site, as well as Minjukim.
The British Fashion Council has announced the second round of recipients of the BFC Foundation Fashion Fund, supporting creative fashion businesses and individuals to help them survive the Covid-19 crisis.
Raf Simons has announced plans to show his signature collections next month, when the Belgian designer will finally debut a women’s collection some two and a half decades after launching his own label.
Italian fashion entrepreneur Claudio Antonioli has acquired Antwerp-based Ann Demeulemeester. The designer, who exited her label in 2013, welcomed the news that the New Guards Group co-founder has taken control.
A decade ago, Arkadiusz Likus opened Vitkac, realizing a dream – launching Warsaw’s one and only truly fashionable department store. And he honed his game plan from a famed fashion executive, the late Yves Carcelle.
While some men feel reticent about wearing jewelry on a daily basis, Rashid Johnson hopes to change that. The American artist has partnered with the Lizworks brand to design his first jewelry collection.
Amanda Forastieri of Drexel University has won the 2020 Supima Design Competition, one of fashion’s leading prizes for student designers. She has received a $10,000 prize from Supima to kick-start her design career.
With 64 fashion show, both physical and digital, the calendar of the upcoming Milan Fashion Week is a packed one, marked by the comebacks of Valentino and Dolce & Gabbana, while Gucci is taking a pass.