The first lab-grown leather handbags made from mushroom roots were put up for sale this week via a US-based crowdfunding website aiming to tap the embryonic but fast-growing market for eco-friendly fashion.
Harvey Nichols has launched a month-long marketing campaign called Let’s Hear It For The Girls and part of the female-focused approach at its Knightsbridge flagship store and online has been a temporary name change.
Shunned by big Swedish brands and losing ground to Copenhagen, Stockholm Fashion Week, which took place from 28th to 30th August, is hoping to relaunch itself and increase its visibility on the international stage.
The Paris Fashion Institute returns this fall, with revamped Design Studio courses, tailored to students’ specific needs. One of Europe’s best bespoke fashion courses, PFI, prepares young talent for fashion careers.