Alexander McQueen will clearly be documented in fashion history as the first most awarded and socially provocative designer. […]
A ten minute catwalk? How about a ten month campaign of exposure! Why not leverage this very short […]
What does this mean for the fashion community? According to a report by Technopak, “in contrast to the increasingly aged populations […]
The future is in the hands of the consumers with a power shift away from the retailers. Shoppers […]
An industry in transition. How advanced is the textile industry in reducing the carbon footprint while implementing ethical business practices? Larry Serbin, President […]
Non-biodegradable clothes are manufactured synthetic textiles including polyester, spandex, nylon, and rayon[*]. It may take between 20 to […]
The biggest challenge for hemp has been its legality. It has been illegal to grow for the last 80 […]
Did you know as late as 1990, the United States apparel manufacturing industry employed nearly 939,000 people? In […]
The fashion industry—including retailers, manufacturers, designers and wholesalers—employs more than 1.8 million people in the United States. It […]
According to U.S. Congress JEC report, the U.S. apparel manufacturing industry currently runs a trade deficit. In 2014, […]
In ten minutes the past few months of working on something is presented to the world. The show […]
Tapping into your audience/client at key points during the design process can save you a lot of disappointment […]
Skip the landfill and discard your unwanted R.A.G.S. – Recycle Accessories Garments Shoes – responsibly. Americans discard more […]
A how-to guide from Redress and EcoChic Design Award.
Up to 80% of a garment’s environmental impact is decided in the design phase. Only a few designers […]
Fashion shows have become a media spectator sport at a high cost of entry for the designer. Is […]
Did you know Wikipedia list over 75 countries that produce fashion events? Here’s a little context of how big the […]
FashionUnited brings you this insight into the fashion industry: A senior designer, sitting in a sunlit midtown office, […]
A Quick Reference. . .
In fashion, do we produce and consume too much of the color black? Do you know why black […]
Well established big brands can start at $100,000, which can include venue, models, styling, hair and makeup, production, […]
Become fearless in your design approach. Create fashion that is unexpected, unpredictable, and uncompromised.
Don’t let Fashion Week play you.
Selling to the “Majors” may not be all that profitable for certain brands. Major department stores [‘Majors’] use […]
The states with the greatest number of fashion designers include: New York (7,190 fashion designers), California (5,750), Texas […]
We don’t know what consumers don’t buy. We know what they do buy. Walk in the shoes of […]
In developing your brand, focus on engagement, not sales. You want to engage the consumer on an emotional […]