Sarah Musa has worked 10+ years as a designer for many famous NY brands, choosing to wear a headscarf at work and dreaming of creating her own label of modest-looking fashion for both Islamic women and a wider audience.
A new e-commerce website, the Ensign, devoted to American designers and Made in America fashion, has partnered with NYFW: Men's designers to give them a see-now-buy-now online platform for their runway collections.
Harris Tweed Hebrides has linked up with Vienna's top design school to get the heritage fabric in front of future designers as part of a wider push that will also see it publicising the fabric in Europe and Asia.
British based designers Huishan Zhang, Mother of Pearl, Osman, palmer//harding, Shrimps, Sophie Hulme and Toogood have been nominated for the 2017 BFC Vogue Designer Fashion Fund. Winners will be announced 4 April.
Adopted American designer Gabriela Hearst and English label Cottweiler, helmed by Ben Cottrell and Matthew Dainty, are the respective winners of the International Woolmark Prize 2016-17 for women's and menswear.
Those hundreds of thousands of pink "pussy hats" seen at the Women's March this Saturday in Washington DC and around the world are courtesy of the Pussy Hat Project, a grass roots fashion and maker initiative.