A diamond-encrusted crocodile-skin Hermes handbag with white gold details has broken the record for the world's most expensive ever sold at auction, fetching nearly 300,000 US dollars at a Hong Kong sale. The rare Himalaya Niloticus Crocodile Diamond Birkin 30 went to an unknown phone bidder late Monday […]

Louis Vuitton creative director Nicolas Ghesquière showed his Cruise collection 2017 in Rio de Janeiro, Brasil. The show took place on Saturday May 28 in the Museum of Contemporary art (MAC) of Niterói. “Being able to show a fashion collection in such an architecturally powerful space is a sensorial […]

As the current summer retail season hots up, Trendstop's expert trend analysts have visited all the major international trade shows, compiling inspirational seasonal reports and evaluating the commercial value of each trend. This week, Trendstop bring Fashion United readers an exclusive insight into […]

REPORT „More demand for clothing means more demands on people and the planet, and the garment industry - including C&A - isn't prepared to deal with these demands in a sustainable way.“ This is how the first sustainability report by fashion retail chain C&A starts, which was published on Tuesday. Remarkable […]

Lifestyle brand Status Quo has been always ahead of competitor and this time too, it has done the same. It has introduced its first exclusive knits collection for the forthcoming Autumn/Winter ’16. The collection comprises 100 percent cotton, cotton-Lycra, structured yarn and mix yarn fabrics. The 100 […]

London - Although the plight and needs of the millions of garment workers serving in the fashion industry’s supply chain remain well documented, it seems as if concrete changes concerning labor and human rights have yet to occur. In spite of fast fashion retailers Gap and H&M social and sustainable […]

INTERVIEWAlways on the lookout for cool, organic clothing brands, FashionUnited came across Picture Organic Clothing, a French brand making organic and recycled products for outdoor sports such as snowboarding, skiing, skateboarding and surfing. Needless to say, the brand writes sustainability and eco-friendliness […]

London - The authencity of the Responsible Down Standard (RDS), an certification from the Textile Exchange which aims to ensure the best practices in animal welfare are carried out on bird farms which supply down and feathers, has be cast into doubt following an undercover exposé from PETA. The animal […]

London - Once seen as a niche part of the fashion industry, being eco-conscious has rapidly become one of the hottest 'topics' of our time. From luxury fashion houses to fast-fashion retailers, and everything in between - more and more fashion companies are responding to mounting consumer interest and […]

London - Fans of Swedish fast fashion retailer H&M annual designer collaboration will be pleased to hear the next designer brand tapped for the initiative is none other than Kenzo. “Kenzo, the vibrant and playful Parisian house that captures the energy of global culture to create its unique, youthful […]

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