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5 April 2018 Designer Focus Designer Focus: Cat + King Next up in our Designer Focus series is Cat + King. Get to know the creative forces behind the New York City-based label and learn more about their beginnings in fashion, what inspires them, and
29 March 2018 Designer Focus My Favourite Piece: Young n Sang Building a collection is a very personal process for each and every designer—and many items have their own story and deeper meaning. In our new series, My Favourite Piece, we ask designers about a
22 March 2018 Designer Focus Through The Designer's Eyes: Singapore Part of what makes the Not Just A Label community so unique are the countless designers that hail from all around the globe. Tapping into this diverse and expansive network, we're featuring
1 March 2018 Industry Reexamining Our Fashion Deities Virgil Abloh. Kendall Jenner. Justin O’Shea. Alessandro Michele. Demna Gvasalia. Chances are pretty high that the moment your eyes crossed those words, a wave of recognition swept over you in an
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
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
3 July 2017 Industry What is Origin Labelling and Why Should You Care? As a designer, do you promote the origin of manufacture of your product? If you’re a savvy consumer
21 June 2017 Essay How Can Emerging Designers Beat the Fashion System? It’s no secret that the fashion industry is currently in a total state of flux. With the explosion
19 May 2017 Designer Focus (Re)Vision Society For (Re)Vision Society, clothing is more than something we wear but an essential platform to
24 May 2017 Essay Fashion Trends’ Impact on Society Defining trends nowadays is not an easy task. Trends are in essence very complex mechanisms that
9 May 2017 Designer Focus About Berlin-based brand ABOUT steals the spotlight with some sobering truths about the fashion industry
7 May 2017 Designer Focus Designer Focus: Paula Knorr German-born, London-based designer Paula Knorr has the world at her feet. Since graduating last
3 May 2017 Designer Focus Manonik Meet Manonik, the New York-based brand radicalising the trajectory of slow fashion with handcrafted
20 April 2017 Designer Focus A Moodboard Moment: Hardeman Dutch designer Hardeman is finally getting a #AMoodboardMoment. Blue jeans might be the most
Yojiro Kake model running in forest wearing lilac dress
10 April 2017 Designer Focus Yojiro Kake Yojiro Kake was born in Hyogo Japan in February 1983. After finishing high school he went to study
22 March 2018 Designer Focus Travelling Designers: Helena Bajaj Larsen As the notion and necessity of a "creative capital" becomes less prevalent, we're seeing designers and creatives of all kinds taking
10 April 2018 Industry Condé Nast International Luxury Conference: The Language of Luxury The Condé Nast International Luxury Conference kicks off next week in Lisbon, and Not Just a Label’s Founder, Stefan Siegel, will take to the stage
26 March 2018 Industry Fashion & Fantasy | Part 15 A Monthly Curated Video Selection by Niccolò Montanari: With spring timidly making its way back into our lives, I decided to look at time as the main
15 March 2018 Horizon When Fashion Gets Political From the final vote around Brexit to the Donald Trump presidency, it’s no secret that we are living in a time that will go down in history as largely
8 March 2018 Designer Focus Designer Focus: Azzi & Osta When it comes to crafting mesmerizing couture pieces, the Beirut-based design duo George Azzi and Assaad Osta surely know what it takes to bring both
28 February 2018 Industry Fashion & Fantasy | Part 14 A monthly curated video selection by Niccolò Montanari. The term luxury is something that has come to be associated with wealth, richness, and
22 February 2018 Essay Facing an Ageing Population in Fashion Today it seems as if the world of fashion is constantly in flux; changing at a rate that can only be matched by the pace of Instagram postings or
24 January 2018 Industry FASHIONALLY Collection #11 | Young Stars Shine Bright On Hong Kong Stage The biannual FASHIONALLY showcase champions Hong Kong’s up-and-coming designers. In collaboration with The Hong Kong Trade Development Council, NJAL
15 January 2018 Competitions Open Call for Entries: Fashion My Religion! The 10th edition of FASHIONCLASH Festival During this three-day festival over more than 100 emerging designers and (performing) artists from all over the world get the opportunity to show
12 January 2018 Competitions ANDAM Fashion Award Paris Created in 1989, the annual ANDAM Fashion Awards offers a financial and logistic support to fashion designers chosen after a long and in-depth