I first came across a company that trained and ultilised labour from prisons in Eastern Europe at an event at Potassium London back in 2012. ‘Jailed nine years ago for stealing lorries, Sergio is adamant he won’t join the long line of ex-offenders heading back into Mexico’s notoriously violent, overcrowded prison system. Reoffending rates in […]Read more "Inside story: the fashion labels that hire prisoners and help reform lives"
Great to see this article, as I based my final MA collection and subsequent dissertation in 2013 on the ‘ageless’ women, her difficulty in finding clothing that catered to her sense of style, aesthetic and propensity for good quality fabrics. “Prime minister Theresa May, who last night hosted a reception at Downing Street to kick […]Read more "Women over 55 present biggest opportunity for fashion"
Prada collections often divide into two categories. The sublimely perfect and unforgettable. The collections you can mention and everyone (at least everyone in fashion) remembers. Then there are those that are less enduring, that you struggle to recall. Whether one sells better than another, Prada never actually says, but with the company struggling to get […]Read more "Milan SS17: All power to Prada"
The buzz around the Burberry show in London yesterday evening was almost deafening as London fashion week geared up for what’s always its hottest ticket. And of course, the celebrities, the live orchestra, the first full see now-buy now collection, the combined men’s and women’s collections… it all added up to an ‘event’. But what […]Read more "Burberry kicks off see now-buy now: What’s the verdict?"
Burberry’s successful ‘see now buy now’ runway show on Monday is sending shockwaves down the core of the fashion industry. What had seemed impossible to execute: managing the supply chain lead times, selling the collection via wholesale channels months in advance, shooting the campaign before the show, seamlessly came together to much acclaim. All without […]Read more "‘See Now, Buy Now’ may work for Burberry, but how about for smaller brands?"
Los Angeles – Although Zara’s recently been under fire for allegations with copyright infringement, it seems the fast-fashion retailer has also been working on other ventures. Recently, the on-trend brand has introduced its newest sustainable collection: Join Life. The collection features a number of styles including contemporary designs made from sustainable materials. The apparel is […]Read more "Zara goes sustainable with new Join Life initiative"
Watch highlights from the 5 days of London Fashion Week September 2016 with designers including Burberry, Mulberry, Simone Rocha, J.W.Anderson, Erdem, Christopher Kane, Mary Katrantzou, Joseph, Marques’Almeida, Sophia Webster and many more.Read more "Overall Highlights from London Fashion Week September 2016"