Ethiopia bets on clothes to fashion industrial future

KOMBOLCHA, Ethiopia (Reuters) – Checkered shirts for American chain Gap. Slate leggings for Swedish store H&M. Twill shorts for Germany’s Tchibo. They are among a growing list of clothes being stitched together for big brands in Ethiopia. Workers sew clothes inside the Indochine Apparel PLC textile factory in Hawassa Industrial Park in Southern Nations, Nationalities … Read more Ethiopia bets on clothes to fashion industrial future

Khadi: Breaking historical shackles, the humble fabric now belongs to the future

For Mahatma Gandhi, khadi was symbolic of self-reliance, sustenance and hardwork. And, almost a century after his swadeshi movement propelled the nation to stand on its feet, the handspun and handwoven fabric continues to capture the zeitgeist of the generation. With the rise of everything handcrafted in fashion, khadi, too, has seen a new lease … Read more Khadi: Breaking historical shackles, the humble fabric now belongs to the future

Get tickets to see some of London’s brightest future fashion stars

Supported by Burberry’s Christopher Bailey, fashion royalty Vivienne Westwood, and the astronomically successful Victoria Beckham, Graduate Fashion Week has gone from strength to strength. And this year’s celebration of young fashion talent looks like it’ll be the best yet. Set over four days, 22 catwalk shows will showcase work from over 60 of the UK’s top fashion universities. … Read more Get tickets to see some of London’s brightest future fashion stars

Meet the Young Designer Who’s Already Been Co-Signed by Future and the Jenners

Up-and-coming menswear designer Alexander Digenova, 19, is making waves in the New York City fashion scene. Born and raised in Laguna Beach, California, Digenova has always been immersed in the world of fashion. When he was 16, he started screen printing long sleeve shirts, which featured parody logos of well known designers with his own … Read more Meet the Young Designer Who’s Already Been Co-Signed by Future and the Jenners