Author: HearthstoneYarns

Spring Summer 2020 Pitti Filati Material Show Overview

Trendstop brings FashionUnited readers a first look at the latest trend directions from the Spring Summer 2020 edition of Europe’s biggest yarn and knitwear showcase, Pitti Filati. The Trendstop materials team give FashionUnited readers an exclusive insight into the key trends from Pitti Filati in Florence. Located at the historic Fortezza Da Basso, the specialist…

By HearthstoneYarns March 22, 2019 0

In pictures: London College of Fashion partners with Cartoon Network for student project

London College of Fashion (LCF) students were challenged to design garments which capture the essence of Powerpuff Girls, the American animated series about three superpowered sisters Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup. The project stems from a partnership between the school and Cartoon Network, the television channel which exhibits the series. The ten best designs, chosen by…

By HearthstoneYarns March 22, 2019 0

Saitex revamps impact of denim with U.S.-based production

Responsible for the production of denim lines for 18 brands including Everlane, G-Star Raw, Polo Ralph Lauren and Target, Vietnam-based factory Saitex recently made headlines when J.Crew and Madewell announced its introduction of fair trade lines produced through the facility. The “world’s cleanest denim factory,” as Everlane describes Saitex on its website, is bringing its…

By HearthstoneYarns March 22, 2019 0

V&V launches free Fashion Footprint Tool

Ahead of London Fashion Week, new consultancy firm, V&V, which offers practical and tailored support to the fashion and jewellery industries, has launched a ‘Fashion Footprint Tool’ to help provide brands, designers and suppliers understand and improve their sustainability. V&V, the brainchild of fashion supply chain traceability expert Vanessa Brain and Victoria Waugh, formerly the…

By HearthstoneYarns March 22, 2019 0

Minimalism is back thanks to Moon Choi

Minimalism is coming back at full-speed. Where the past couple seasons collections have been grandiose, over-the-top, and rebellious, this season at New York Fashion Week the understated was back in play. Moon Choi, whose brand is only in its second year, has begun developing quite the following of minimalist lovers. Her latest fall/winter 2019 was…

By HearthstoneYarns March 22, 2019 0

Baukjen launches charity T-shirt

Premium womenswear brand Baukjen is launching a series of charity T-shirts in collaboration with Princess Diana’s legacy charity, ‘The Diana Award’. Baukjen will launch three T-shirts, each named after a young Diana Award ambassador that has instigated monumental change within their communities, to support The Diana Award as part of the charities 20th anniversary. 50…

By HearthstoneYarns March 22, 2019 0