The fashion industry innovation organization, which brings together groups like Adidas, C&A, Kering and PVH, has picked the seven start-ups it will support as part of the Asia Innovation 2022 programme.
Tel Aviv, a high-tech capital as well as a beachside city that recalls elements of Miami, Jersey shore and Munich, is caught between two generations as designers here work to gain recognition on the international scene.
Lisbon saw five emerging brands present their avant-garde collections during the last edition of the ModaLisboa fashion week. Local creators Maria Clara and Filipe Cerejo were crowned the winners of the competition.
The Sandbox virtual world has joined the Arianee consortium (whose members include Richemont and Paris Fashion Week) to enable consumers to access the NFT equivalent of the physical products they buy from labels.
Fashion is often a powerful metaphor for change in a society, rarely more so than in Tel Aviv on Sunday night, where Mona Almansouri became the first ever designer from the Gulf to show at Israel Fashion Week.
Few designers will be as much the focus of attention this year as Thebe Magugu, the brilliant young South African talent picked to be the first designer to create an Amigo collection for AZ Factory, post Alber Elbaz.
British-American fashion designer Harris Reed is collaborating with finance company Klarna in a competition to find emerging fashion talent. The winner will get a “mentoring lunch with the revolutionary creator”.