A select group of fashion and jewelry designers just received one incredible industry opportunity. Designers & Agents and the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) have announced the winners of the first “Made in NY Collective,” an initiative that promotes New York City’s emerging creative talent. Read more on Sourcing Journal.
School’s out for the summer—almost. But for the High School of Art and Design’s (HSAD) Fashion Department, the most stressful part of the year is over. More than 125 students from 9th through 12th grades took part in “Sustainable Product Development in the Fashion Industry,” a program that kicked off in the fall of 2015 and culminated in “Concept Sustainability: The Fashion Show” on May 12 at the Brooklyn Fashion + Design… Read More
This year marks the 20th anniversary of Korean Preview in New York, better known as KPNY. Taking place July 13-14, some 70 of Korea’s leading fabric and textile manufacturers will proudly present their Fall/Winter 2017 collections in five pavilions. This event is a must-attend for any sourcing professionals, product development specialists, designers, apparel fabric buyers, or just about anyone interested or involved in the fashion industry. KPNY invites you to explore a… Read More
With a name like “Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology,” the casual observer would be forgiven for assuming that robots pay a major role in this summer’s Costume Institute exhibit at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art. In fact, apart from a few pieces by Turkish fashion designer Hussein Chalayan—molded fiberglass dresses that transform when prompted by a remote control—the exhibition is decidedly lacking in robots. Instead, Manus x… Read More
It’s been three years since the wake-up call that was the deadly Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh, and supply chain sustainability is still a hot-button issue. Among those striving to ensure that such an accident never happens again is Robert Bergmann, the founder of Responsibility in Fashion, a nonprofit working to inspire greater accountability across the industry through open-sourcing, centralization and simplification of information, innovative initiatives and international collaboration. After spending… Read More