Istanbul Modest Fashion Week focuses on Islamic Dress Modest fashion represents a growing market with worldwide spending on Muslim clothing projected to grow to $327bn by 2020, and Turkey, with its Islamic traditions and booming textile industry, is uniquely placed to benefit both creatively and commercially. By establishing this Fashion Week, the country seeks [...]
Do you love to be stylish, but feel a little bit guilty about the effect your consumption of fashion is having on the planet? We as consumers can also contribute towards diminishing ecological harm by making small changes to our sartorial habits.
The Copenhagen Fashion Summit is the world’s largest event on sustainability in fashion. The theme for 2016 is Responsible Innovation. By assembling key players from the global fashion industry to share their knowledge and ideas on new and sustainable solutions, the aim is to inspire, motivate, and give tools to implement a sustainable mind-set in the fashion industry.
Spring has finally arrived in the Western Cape and with it the first rock festival of the season. This weekend music lovers are flocking up the west coast to Darling for the annual Rocking the Daisies outdoor event. So what does one take along? Obviously a hat, sunglasses and a blanket to sit on (or [...]
Designs from the MaXhosa range Fresh from having been announced African Fashion Awards’ Emerging Designer for 2014, the founder of knitwear label MaXhosa by Laduma, has won the inaugural Vogue ‘Scouting for Africa’ award. He was one of eleven finalists from across the African continent. Laduma Ngxokolo was born and raised in Port Elizabeth, [...]
Adidas uses a pop-up shop to great effect, strengthening brand identification Like mushrooms, they spring up overnight, and just as mysteriously vanish from sight. Now you see them, now you don’t. We are talking about the Pop-up shop, a growing trend first spotted in Tokyo, London, and New York City in the 1990’s. [...]