Uniqueness in Common A common characteristic among fashion designers and those employed within the fashion industry is their uniqueness. That sounds strange, doesn't it? But think about it: those in the fashion industry are unique individuals, and the top fashion design colleges recognize...

In recent seasons, the relentless pace of the fashion industry has almost certainly contributed to the retirement, the downfall, and even the death of some of the industry's greatest creative talents. But is anyone asking questions that might lead to change? Today on the eve of his...

MyFDB has talked to many established players in this crazy fashion world and with it being graduation season, we wanted to round up some of their thoughtful advice for all of the aspiring fashion industry hopefuls out there. You don't necessarily have to be a grad, as this advice is meant for...

SeriesPart 3: The fashion industry is emerging from its cocoon post-recession, a changed sector where consumers are more cautious, manufacturers are on their toes and designers are struggling to stay afloat doing business as usual. In this five-part series, we take a hard look at the fashion...

" Marc Jacobs's longtime business partner Robert Duffy: "You cannot blame the industry. The majority of actors are not drug addicts, the majority of designers are not drug addicts." Theory founder Andrew Rosen: "I don't see fashion as an industry being ahead of the world in terms of this...

It slows the design of fashion down and forces many parts of the fashion chain to think about waste and material use from a design and production perspective. Many of the problems that exist in the fashion industry begin with ideas of separation, both geographical and hierarchical. Whether...

in place since ancient times, and is certainly becoming a fixture of the modern fashion industry, in an attempt to provide fashion that is both friendly to the economy and to the consumer since organic materials are ones which are, for the most part, renewable. Humane and Environmental...

The Italian fashion house, Dolce & Gabbana have launched an online store. Product information is available in seven languages via computer, mobile and social network. The e-store sees them partner with YOOX, their global e-commerce partner. According to press release, the site which takes a...

SeriesPart 4: The fashion industry is emerging from its cocoon post-recession, a changed sector where consumers are more cautious, manufacturers are on their toes and designers are struggling to stay afloat doing business as usual. In this five-part series, we take a hard look at the fashion...

"As we try to move the fashion industry towards a more sustainable future, the most pressing issues are ones that affect all aspects of the movement (environmental, social, and economic) equally. Whether we're striving towards cleaner water, more efficient use of resources, less waste,...

 

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