For the first time, the international competition for young designers has allowed anybody to apply through its website. The Woolmark Company is also launching a new prize for students in a partnership with Adidas.
"Fashion Month" -- the name given to the seasonal ready-to-wear womenswear shows taking over the catwalks of New York, London, Milan and Paris -- is upon us, and the street style circuit is about to explode.
ANDAM has revealed the name of the winners’ mentor for this year’s emerging designer prize: Pierre-Yves Roussel, a member of LVMH's executive committee, who will oversee the competition this year for the second time.
Orijit Sen of the Indian craft clothing brand People Tree has accused Christian Dior of plagiarising one of its textile designs, after it appeared on the cover of this month’s Elle magazine worn by Sonam Kapoor.
Dutch designer Martijn van Strien and his initiative The Post-Couture Collective have won a Henry van de Velde award. The Belgian prize celebrates positive impact on the economy and society through design.
Eco-Age has launched a new project connecting designers and artisans from the Commonwealth’s 52 countries. The project will see designers collaborate on a series of looks which will be presented in London in February.
Hilton McConnico, the artist and set designer who collaborated with a series of fashion houses, has died in Paris. The first American to have his work inducted into the Louvre’s Decorative Arts collection, he was 74.