15 February 2018 Essay Charting the Next Creative Capital No matter the craft or industry, every creative has—at least for a fleeting moment—had a specific mecca to set their sights on: a place that somehow represents the fulfillment of a dream, a place
23 January 2018 Industry Fashion & Fantasy | Part 13 A Monthly Curated Video Selection by Niccolò Montanari: "For my first 2018 Fashion & Fantasy installment I decided to venture into the realm of dance and movement."
21 December 2017 A Letter From Editor's Letter 2017 As 2017 draws to a close, I write my annual Editor’s Letter from LA’s Laurel Canyon – knowing I will spend my first Christmas away from my snowy Alpine hometown (…instead, waiting for my Visa). This
7 December 2017 Competitions World Of WearableArt™ Awards: Call For Entries The World of WearableArt, known as WOW, is a renowned international design competition in Wellington, New Zealand that attracts hundreds of entries from all over the world. Finalists compete for over
6 December 2017 Essay The Debate on Quality in Fashion The debate in fashion I believe, is not about what’s en vogue and what’s not. Whether you see someone in flaring jeans and you think this is very 70s, or someone wearing pearl embroidered jeans and
20 November 2017 Industry Fashion & Fantasy | Part 11 A Monthly Curated Video Selection by Niccolò Montanari. Over the past few years, fashion film has been developing as a genre and breaking away from its traditional definition of fashion in motion. As
1 November 2017 Industry Sass Brown on Disrupting Education in Dubai A place without the inheritance of outmoded systems, and out of date structures, the Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation (DIDI) is the result of vision, commitment and investment from people
24 October 2017 Industry Fashion & Fantasy | Part 10 This month’s curated film selection by Niccolò Montanari is a celebration of horror, dread and terror, an international range of films delving into the supernatural. From fashion films and campaigns
13 September 2017 NJAL Projects Authentic Radicalism | Cities and a Bold Vision for Retail How we consume, communicate, live, work and think is being transformed by technology. NJAL Founder Stefan Siegel and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti convened the brightest thinkers across retail,
14 February 2018 Competitions Open Call For Entries: Redress Design Award 2018 Do you have what it takes to rethink fashion? Redress is scouring the globe for the top emerging
20 December 2017 Industry Fashion & Fantasy | Part 12 A Monthly Curated Video Selection by Niccolò Montanari: It wouldn’t feel like Christmas without the
5 December 2017 Competitions Feeric 33 | New Talents Competition Feeric Fashion Week has since 2008 developed itself in an international fashion hub for designers
21 November 2017 Competitions Open Call: 2018 Parsons x Flying Solo Fashion Award Revolutionary industry fashion hub, Flying Solo, has announced its open call for 2018 Parsons x
31 October 2017 Designer Focus Designer Focus: Ka Wa Key London based design duo Ka Wa Key Chow and Jarno Leppanen explore the relationship between soft
18 September 2017 Horizon Fashion, Sustainability and the Misplacement of Shame Silvia Bombardini delves into the layers of fast fashion, uprooting societal attitudes,
18 August 2017 Essay Fashion's Troubled Mind The fashion world is often portrayed as a place of glitz and glamour, excess, extravagance and
7 August 2017 Essay De-Centralising London as Fashion's Epicentre | Part One For the past three years, Professor Angela McRobbie has been investigating how fashion micro-
4 August 2017 Designer Focus Black Blessed Floriana Serani founded Black Blessed, a Rome-based concept-brand only after years of honing his
28 July 2017 Essay The Status of Fashion Education in the Middle East All eyes are on the Middle East, from the cultural, political, social, and religious matters that
11 August 2017 Essay De-Centralising London As Fashion's Epicentre | Part Two For the past three years, Professor Angela McRobbie has been investigating how fashion micro-enterprises get off the ground in three cities: London
31 July 2017 Essay Can Fashion be Truly Subversive When it Comes to Gender? It’s official. Gender is in fashion. With brand behemoths like Burberry and Gucci merging their menswear and womenswear shows, John Galliano casting
7 July 2017 Designer Focus Hsu In NJAL’s latest Designer Focus, jewellery designer Dorry Hsu takes a break from crafting her delicate asymmetrical pieces to talk process and
20 June 2017 Designer Focus Verena Schepperheyn Today, success in fashion is measured by how quickly you can #breaktheinternet, but Verena Schepperheyn is the kind of designer whose disregard for
3 May 2017 Designer Focus Designer Focus: Saša Hortig Growing up in a small, conservative Balkan town; Saša Hortig always knew he was different; a black sheep of sorts. However, instead of resigning
24 April 2017 NJAL Projects Fashion & Fantasy | Part Five With Spring making its way into 2017, Niccolò Montanari's next piece focuses on how brands and film-makers have celebrated love in all its
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13 April 2017 Essay Postmodernism and Fashion Postmodernism in fashion has developed over the past twenty years with designers such as Comme des Garçons, Alexander McQueen and Vivienne Westwood
21 March 2017 NJAL Projects The Care Label Project: Designers Join The Fight Against Fast Fashion Emerging designers join forces to change the way we care for our clothes, and fight the continuous acceleration of the fashion industry
7 March 2017 Competitions Polimoda Master's Scholarship: Meet the Jury The world's foremost milliner Philip Treacy, PR-guru Kelly Cutrone, LVMH's Creative Talent Manager Manuela Brini, Polimoda's Linda
23 January 2017 NJAL Projects Fashion and Fantasy | Part Four In his fourth fashion film edit for NJAL, Niccolò Montanari explores how lifestyle-driven video content has approached womanhood and femininity