Emerging Designers Archive

After Long Slumber, Italian Fashion Wakes to ‘Beautiful Moment’

MILAN, Italy — Italian fashion is experiencing a “beautiful” moment. That’s how many insiders are describing the attention being lavished on the country’s fashion system. But this moment is happening during a period of intense change. From slowing sales and succession planning to the rise in demand for fashion immediacy, there is much for the Italian fashion industry to sort through. That a spotlight has turned to …

5 Young London Designers You Need to Know

LONDON, United Kingdom — London Fashion Week is packed with young designers — even more so when you go off-piste. Alongside the official schedule, there’s the longstanding Fashion Scout showcase operating from Freemason’s Hall on Great Queen Street; On/Off’s showcase for emerging independent designers held at various venues across Soho and a series of static presentations at Elms Lester Painting Rooms organised by PR agency …

New New York Rising

NEW YORK, United States — In search of alternatives to the New York Fashion Week establishment, it’s not uncommon to find yourself in little Lower East Side galleries, burlesque clubs or even aboard boats, taking in the work of fledgling labels that may not even think of themselves as fashion designers in the traditional sense. The faint movement of a few seasons ago has grown, …