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 [...]
The most expensive … Last week comparative website Hippo.co.za listed the most expensive items in a number of categories on their blog. This made me wonder about some more items we use every day, and regard as fairly expensive. How costly are they really, compared to the standards of the super-rich? Here is a [...]
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.
Not all EGAFD students wish to start their working careers immediately upon graduation, but of those who do, 100% find employment. Starting from the second year, students are trained to compile Curricula Vitae and portfolios. The Academy also co-operates closely with industry role players to prepare graduates for job hunting in the real world, inter [...]
The annual EGAFD fashion event took place at 401 Rozendal on Saturday September 5th, 2015. For those unfortunate enough to have been unable to attend, we bring selected images from the shows, courtesy of Simon Deiner / SDR Photo. The first years displayed shift dresses, as well as shorts. The second year students participated [...]
The environmental price of being fashionable The effects of logging in an Indonesian forest Monarch Butterfly Viscose and rayon are regarded as man-made fibres; but unlike nylon, polyester, spandex and acrylic, they are not petroleum-based. Cellulosic fibres, which include viscose, rayon, acetate and lyocell (tencel), are manufactured from dissolved plant material [...]