Since 2000, Ohms Consulting has been placing executives and specialists in the fashion, lifestyle and creative industries and through Ohms Retail Services, specialises in services and talent searches in premium and luxury retailing. With these many years of experience, CEO Jutta Ohms can easily ans

New York’s LIM College, a school focused exclusively on the study of business and fashion, has announced its plans to offer a master of science degree in Consumer Analytics in 2019. The program, which will be the first in the US to focus specifically on data analytics in the fashion industry,

Good Morning America speaks with Gisele Bundchen on how she rose up from 'rock bottom'. Source: Good Morning America Channel, YouTube.

In this full-length version of the Vogue Special edition, Alexa Chung goes behind the scenes of the fashion bible itself to examine just how to get a job at a magazine like British Vogue. Alexa talks to Vogue’s editor Alexandra Shulman, creative director Jaime Perlman, fashion director Lucind

The fashion industry is in dire need of professionals with technical skills, as universities stopped providing students with skills related to functions which are usually outsourced. Now, technologies such as 3D design, big data and artificial intelligence are widening the gap even more, because it

In a capitalist economy, mergers and acquisitions are the key to success and this is more relevant than ever for the global fashion industry. When it comes to multinational luxury companies, Kering, LVMH and Richemont dominate the sector. In recent years, Capri Holdings (previously known as Michael

A fashion brand’s headquarters and location is becoming just as important as the clothing design. To foster creativity and attract top talent, companies are investing into building work environments that are inspiring, innovative and even socially conscious. From blending in with its natural

In today’s world, fashion is not just a trillion dollar business, but also a heavyweight on the global market permeating numerous industries. Whether you are drawn to luxury brands steeped in tradition or the tech innovation of fashion e-commerce, there are more opportunities than ever for th

With the ever-evolving landscape of fashion retail, the way customers shop continues to shift due to the rise of e-commerce and the influence of social media. That doesn’t mean the apparel industry is losing its luster. More than ever, it’s a sign of exciting times, the forefront of how

The Olsen twins, the Rodarte sisters, Kendall and Kylie Jenner... Several successful fashion companies are run by siblings. But how is it, really, to mix family and business on a daily basis? FashionUnited Belgium spoke to four pairs of sisters who set up fashion companies together to find it out.

The fashion industry has changed a lot in the last decade. The omnipresence of smartphones and social media has deeply affected the way people shop for fashion. At the same time, technologies such as artificial intelligence, virtual reality and 3D printing are altering the way our clothes are made,

Berlin - Luxury brands follow particularly strict, exclusive rules - even when selling online. Traditional shoe retailer mybudapester.com took the plunge and stepped into online marketing and sales with a web shop in 2015. Today, the Berlin-based company is one of the leading retailers for luxury

Times are changing in retail office space: inflexible tasks in tiny, uninspiring offices are now a thing of the past. The contemporary working environment demands flexibility and self-innovation of employees. The Hugo Boss campus in Metzingen, Germany, which employs 2500 people, has been designed s

New York - As New York City’s preeminent fashion institutions, Parsons and FIT, prepare to open their studios and sewing labs to a new batch of bright-eyed freshmen for the fall semester, a slightly different fashion school is gaining notice. And while images of children operating sewing mach

Emerging designers are faced with countless hurdles as they climb to the top: connecting with clients, gaining publicity, and of course, increased pressure for sustainable practices. FashionUnited asked several experts to provide their tips on these three challenges for designers during a fashion

CDMX - Fashion careers used to be seen as an artistic utopia, where only a few managed to gain success while many others lacked of job opportunities. However, fashion has become one of the most promising industries for those willing to take a chance on it. More and more jobs that satisfy an ever-ev

Looking for a job? Then beware of what you post on social media. 70 percent of recruiters do check applicants’ social media profiles, according to a survey with over 1,000 hiring managers and HR professionals across the US. Among the recruiters who do social media digging to find out more abo

Influencer marketing is in full bloom. As traditional media outlets shut their doors or struggle to make ends meet, a growing number of companies opt to advertise on popular social media profiles. A staggering 78 percent of American and European marketers worked with influencers last year, accordin

Alexa Rodulfo began her career as a makeup artist in Mexico until 2006 when she decided to move to New York City with the hopes of expanding her career internationally. After a lot of hard work, she built enough of a reputation to begin being hired to work with celebrities, such as Carolina Herrera

Once upon a time it was a young girl's dream to be stopped in the street like Kate Moss and be asked to model in a fashion show. Now fame comes via a message on Instagram. Last week Leya Ljaz, a 17-year-old Pakistani-American who lives in Switzerland, jumped on a train for Paris with her sma

The modern designer does not operate alone. When he is poached from one house by another, he installs a coterie of friends around him in his new workplace, but those bold headlines trumpeting his arrival rarely mention the importance of this traveling entourage. The recent case of Raf Simons’

The fashion industry is vast and apart from opportunities for designers, models and buyers, offers many more areas of expertise that may not be in the limelight as much but certainly require creativity and skill. After our list of weirdest jobs in fashion last year, don't miss this year's list of

What should I wear? This question arises often but with particular urgency when working in the fashion industry where one has to dress to impress. Be it for a job interview or a particularly busy day at the office: FashionUnited knows the no-go criteria and how to make a good impression. The usua

An outsider might assume that the creative visionaries heading up our favorite fashion houses make decisions with singular focus. At the start of the season, decrees on themes, color palettes, silhouettes are swiftly issued and it’s off to the races. That’s what separates them from us m

During the month of August FashionUnited focused on Work in Fashion. Discover our editor’s selection of must-read articles. 1. Ten Tips for Designers to Excel in the Fashion Industry Maybe you’re a few years into your career in the fashion industry and the relief at being one of the

Kristopher Fraser joined FashionUnited in 2015, and serves as the publication's New York Editor. Based in New York City, he handles the content for the entire New York City market. He's one of our many international editors who helps make FashionUnited run. Describe a day in your life: I'm usually

As we wait to see what Raf Simons, one of Europe’s brightest talents, will bring to his role as Creative Director of iconic American label Calvin Klein, and shrug with resignation at the news that LVMH, unable to deliver results, has sold that other American institution, Donna Karan, it begs

Maybe you’re a few years into your career in the fashion industry and the relief at being one of the few from your graduating year who got a job is beginning to fade. Maybe you’ve been entrenched in a job for too long but when you peek outside your cubicle, you no longer see the forest

Couple a graduate’s need for professional validation with the cutthroat, high-stakes, revolving-door culture of the US fashion industry which attracts designers from all over the globe in search of the big salaries, and the pressure to become a success and live the dream can be overwhelm