Hyères Festival winner Christoph Rumpf has been invited by Mercedes-Benz to present his collection at the MBFW in Berlin this July as part of the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Talents programme. Rumpf from Styria in Austria, who is currently studying at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna, and has interned […]

TRENDS According to Zion Market Research, the global footwear market is forecasted to reach 320 billion US dollars by 2023. Footwear sales for men grew 27 percent between 2011 and 2016 while women's footwear, a more mature market, grew 21 percent. If growth continues this way, men will be spending more […]

INTERVIEW In an industry where many brands, despite efforts to move towards slow fashion, are catering to the mass market, the Artists & Fleas Market is bringing the attention back to local artisans. As a marketplace highlighting local fashion designers, vintage curators, artists and more in both New […]

The 47th edition of São Paulo Fashion Week (SPFW), the most important event in the Brazilian fashion calendar, was marked by an unprecedented tragedy which symbolizes its recent decay. 25-year old model Tales Soares died after passing out on the runway, halfway through Ocksa’s fashion show. His death […]

In the age of authenticity, brands are turning to influencers that are relatable and trustworthy. This means companies are embracing those with smaller social media followings, such as nano and micro influencers for a more genuine return on investment. Nano influencers are defined as having 800-10,000 […]

Every month, FashionUnited selects the most interesting reads about the fashion industry published across American and British news outlets. Here’s what you may have missed this month: “Can the Birkin bag survive the resale market?”, The New York Times Once upon a time, Hermès’ Birkin bag was dubbed […]

Graduate Fashion Week (GFW) has confirmed that Gap will sponsor the coveted International Fashion Award catwalk show for 2019. The International Fashion Award started with four universities just six years ago, and for the 2019 edition students from 40 international universities including leading design […]

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British musician Sam Fender has been named as the front of Topman’s new ‘Suit Your Self’ campaign. The winner of the Critics’ Choice Award at this year’s BRITs showcases some of the brand’s most popular tailored looks in the campaign, including the Topman Skinny Suit, the Check Three-Piece and the Classic […]

Sports Illustrated's annual swimsuit issue, best known for its racy covers of scantily clad bikini models, will feature for the first time a Muslim model wearing a hijab and burkini, the magazine said Monday. Somali-American model Halima Aden's rookie spread will be set in Kenya, where she born in a […]

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