Does Fashion Tech call for a revolution in Fashion Education?

You wanna be on top? Be a fashion tech start-up. Pitch to raise 3.5 million pounds. Forget about 300k LVMH sponsorship prizes, because the...

McQueen: Inside the spaces that house fashion

Considering the various challenges posed by the industry, it’s one thing to establish a fashion brand and run it successfully; it is a whole other ballgame...

The real point of difference: EDUN and sustainable fashion business

Sustainability is a paradoxical topic in fashion; at once a trendy marketing tool and the biggest economical and environmental elephant in the room, that is easiest to just ignore. It is not atypical to see brands dedicating collections to certain kinds of sustainability like global warming awareness or animal rights, advocating for green or no-fur policies while completely omitting other prevalent factors such as factory working conditions and problematic or exploitative distribution systems. Not the most sexy topics perhaps, which is why we are seeing a sort of pseudo-engagement with sustainable practice across the continents - in spite of the fact that it has never been more urgent to consider sustainability than now.

swappi won!!!

so after 2 days of developing swappi, our team had to present it to a group of industry people, venture capitalists, you know all...

A.F. Vandevorst on why you should take investors as a young...

Whenever young designers expect world fame after their brand has received good press for its first two seasons, it’s always good to keep in...

On the transformative nature of dress: Fashion in Film Festival

Fashion and time are at the heart of this year’s Fashion in Film Festival (11th- 26th of March). From Alain Resnais’ Last Year in...

Simon Horton: Building the Creative Business

In November, we went to a talk by Simon Horton at the 19 Greek Street gallery, where he taught young creatives about how to negotiate their creative fees. We thought everybody could take a leaf out his book, so we asked him to pen a piece full of advice on how to build your creative business, as we know that many students and recent graduates can use a boost about being confident and strong about their work and future. Thank you, Simon, for sharing this with us!

Studio Private shows the hidden world behind iconic fashion images

Behind the scenes of fashion is where you will find a vast amount of professions that aren’t as in your face as being a...

The art of interviewing: Sven Schumann and Johannes Bonke of The...

I meet Sven Schumann and Johannes Bonke at Katz Orange, an upscale organic food spot tucked away in a former brewery in Berlin Mitte....

NOWNESS needs you, now

Our friends at NOWNESS are currently looking for editorial interns to join their team. On Collaboration: Franca Sozzani x Miles Aldridge on Nowness.com: The Vogue...

How Kozaburo Akasaka won the Special LVMH Prize

It could’ve gone two ways for Kozaburo Akasaka. The LVMH finalist admitted that fashion wasn’t a field he had envisioned himself pursuing; instead it...

“Life is better than the alternative.” ICA Talks CultureNow! Julie Verhoeven...

"I would hate the thought that I'd have done something irrelevant. Something 'so what'." It was lunchtime and it rained. Julia (van IJken) and I...