FFD Fashion News Roundup 24.1.18

This week we've been talking about ethical fashion, adult acne and boob ceramics. But what have we been reading about? Here are the top five fashion news headlines from around the web!

Bangladesh Textiles Union Settles $2.3m Safety Case

  • A union representing Bangladeshi textile workers has settled a $2.3m case with a multinational apparel brand, following accusations of delays in rectifying hazardous factory conditions.

  • A Powerful Alaïa Exhibition Captures the Designer’s Spirit

  • Each of the 41 looks in Azzedine Alaïa: Je Suis Couturier is unique, and together they tell a singular story. If you want to see the essence of a great career, look around the room where the exhibition is on display, at the late designer’s sprawling home in the Paris Marais.

  • Adwoa Aboah Stars in Her First Marc Jacobs Beauty Ad

  • Model and Women’s March participant Adwoa Aboah appears in her first Marc Jacobs Beauty ad. The new face of the brand, Aboah (who is also a contributing editor to British Vogue and runs the female empowerment site GurlTalk) shows off their new foundation called Shameless. There will be 29 shades and Aboah wears shade Tan Y400.

  • Grace Wales Bonner Launches Womenswear Line

  • Following an image teased on Instagram on Saturday of a female model wearing a white blazer with black trousers, the London-based menswear designer has confirmed that she is launching a dedicated 12-piece womenswear collection, to be released in June.

  • Hedi Slimane to Join Céline, Launch Men’s and Couture

  • In an announcement that took the fashion industry by surprise, LVMH announced on Sunday that Hedi Slimane is set to join Céline, starting February. The designer will take on the title of artistic, creative and image director, and expand the label’s offering into menswear, couture and fragrance. He will show his first collection for the brand in September during Paris Fashion Week.

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    Ruth MacGilp is an Edinburgh based student and blogger. She's a activist for all things ethical in the fashion industry, as well as supporting the #shopsmall and #shoplocal movements through her work.
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