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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2017 Industry Sass Brown on Disrupting Education in Dubai A place without the inheritance of outmoded systems, and out of date structures, the Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation (DIDI) is the result of vision, commitment and investment from people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,
7 September 2017 Essay How Did the 1980s AIDS Crisis Affect Fashion? NJAL expands on Charlie Porter’s review of the inaugural New York Men’s Fashion Week where the Financial Times Fashion Editor mused on why the city falls behind London in radical menswear design and
5 September 2017 Essay Appreciation or Appropriation? Adopting elements of different cultures is a natural, human consequence of the interaction between different groups. It is indicative of a diverse and vibrant society.
21 August 2017 Industry Mexico: LA’s Fast-Fashion Resource It remains to be seen if the U.S. administration will follow through on its recent threat to impose a 20 percent tax on goods coming into the U.S. from Mexico. In the meantime, Alison A. Nieder, the
14 August 2017 Horizon Chinese Fashion: From Maoism to Individualism For nearly a decade, China consistently swept out anything old, feudal and foreign and replaced it with a mass revolutionary movement, the Cultural Revolution, tormenting a society that was reigned
21 July 2017 NJAL Projects Fashion & Fantasy | Part 7 A monthly curated fashion film selection by Niccolò Montanari: In a celebration of summer, the next Fashion & Fantasy installment features video content that let us travel without leaving our
14 July 2017 Essay Why is Berlin the Creative Capital of the World? Berlin has long boasted cheap rents, a low cost of living and a thriving creative scene, and its cultural cache only continues to beam with infectious cool. NJAL muses on why Berlin is still a city
19 June 2017 Essay New Africa: The Movement Redefining Black Masculinity in Fashion “It is a peculiar sensation, this double-consciousness, this sense of always looking at one’s self through the eyes of others, of measuring one’s soul by the tape of a world that looks on in amused
5 February 2018 Competitions Open Call for Entries: International Woolmark Prize The International Woolmark Prize celebrates outstanding fashion talents from around the globe who
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
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