“Margiela, the Hermès years” runs at the Museum of Decorative Arts (Musée des Arts Décoratifs) from March 22 to September 2 in Paris. Article here: http://uk.fashionnetwork.com/news/Margiela-and-Hermes-are-together-again-at-Paris-Museum-of-Decorative-Arts,961031.html#.WrvIIMgh0Wo Image from: Fashion NetworkRead more "One to see…“Margiela, the Hermès years”"
I first discovered the impact of mixed fiber clothing on the planet when I was studying for my Masters degree in Fashion & The Environment at the London College of Fashion between 2011-2013. It seems it as taken along time for the media to pick up on what scientists had discovered, that in all the […]Read more "California Bill Would Require New Label With Polyester Pollution Warning"
I have just discovered this website and the article written by Carrie Davis that sheds some light on the probelms with using plastic in the fashion industry. “This piece is a two-part piece on the issue of Plastics that is a crucial conversation and we were keen to talk about it here at RangeRoom. At […]Read more "The problem with plastic…"
London – Pineapples, bananas, apples, coffee, hemp and stinging nettles – the list may sound like someone’s shopping list but these items are actually natural resources which have been used to create innovative, sustainable textiles within the fashion industry. In light of the industry’s dwindling resources, in particular, resource-intensive natural fibres, such as cotton and […]Read more "Key Sustainable Textile Innovations Set to Transform the Industry in 2018"
Design Museum to launch retrospective on late Tunisian couturier ‘who expressed timeless beauty of the female form’ The Paris-based designer who died last month of heart failure, was widely celebrated for his ability to cut, fit, drape and tailor in a traditional way, an art form considered to be dying out as fashion houses became […]Read more "London to host self-curated Azzedine Alaïa exhibition next spring"
I first discovered biotechnology when studying for my MA in Fashion & the Environment (now known as Fashion Futures) in 2011 at UAL and in fact I had wanted to focus my final collection on the subject matter. At the time I didn’t have any links with scientists that I could collaborate with. Although I […]Read more "IS THE FUTURE OF FASHION IN BIOTECHNOLOGY?"
“Women are driving a huge increase in demand for sex toys which are ergonomically designed and beautiful,’ says Stephanie Alys, co-founder, Mystery Vibe. The percentage of female leaders working in technology is notoriously low and the sex tech industry fares no better. But there has been a surge in the number of sex tech businesses […]Read more "Female sex tech pioneers are turning pleasure into empowerment"
From the hood that knows when it’s raining to the digitised wardrobe, tech innovation is transforming and challenging fashion Gap, that champion of laid-back US style, wants to make buying its designs online a cinch. At 2017’s CES – the annual Las Vegas showcase for all things tech – it debuted DressingRoom by Gap. The […]Read more "Intelligent design: eight ways that tech is changing fashion"
This is such an exciting project. I first met this very talented tailor and lovely lady Brita when we both exhibited at the Best of Britannia a couple of years ago. Its amazing that she has been on this journey to develop British made wool. Please support if you can. THE BACKGROUND Not many […]Read more "The Great Northern Cloth"
Earlier this month, WGSN’s Sarah Owen was invited to have a sneak peek of the new Yves Saint Laurent Museum in Marrakech, which is now open to the public. This must-see visit, offered a chance to see how the landscape and culture of Morocco inspired one of the most prolific fashion designers of our time. […]Read more "One to see | The Curated Cool: Yves Saint Laurent Museum in Marrakech"