The British Fashion Council Arts Foundation and the Royal Academy Schools has announced a new fashion arts commission project that has paired graduates from the RA Schools with NewGen and NewGen Men designers. The partnerships have created arts works that will form part of an auction at Christie’s, […]

A film based on Alexander McQueen's final show before his death, Plato's Atlantis, is to commence shooting this spring, and set for release late 2017. English actor Jack O’Connell has been cast as Lee “Alexander” McQueen in Andrew Haigh’s forthcoming biopic of the legendary fashion designer’s life. […]

London - Donatella Versace, artistic director and vice president of Italian fashion house Versace, has written a book detailing the intimate history of the family-run label established by her late brother Gianni Versace and which she has been heading since 1997. Simply called Versace, the 336 paged […]

London’s Victoria and Albert museum will stage a fashion exhibition next year showcasing the work of Cristóbal Balenciaga, marking the first exhibit on the couturier’s work in the UK. The retrospective exhibit entitled ‘Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion, will coincide with the Spanish designer’s 100th anniversary […]

At 83 Miyo Maki had never manicured her nails,thickened and deformed due to leprosy, a disease she was diagnosed with when she was just 10 years old. But on Wednesday, as she marked her birthday, the former leprosy patient proudly displayed her shiny artificial nails, applied by a manicurist, ahead […]

Outerwear luxury label Moncler is set to kick off its latest project, Moncler Freeze for Frieze this Friday in support of creative talent. ​ ​ For its latest project, the Italian label teamed up with The Royal College of Arts and asked artists, fashion designers, musicians, performers, as well a number […]

He's an Instagram-era Oscar Wilde, the chronicler of fashion world follies whose little red book has become a must-have accessory as anything on the Paris catwalk. Loic Prigent's "I Love Fashion But it's Everything That I Hate" -- a collection of put-downs, witticisms and snippets of overheard conversations […]

London’s Victoria and Albert museum has acquired a number of pieces from Margaret Thatcher’s wardrobe, which will go on display in December within the museum’s fashion gallery. The six outfits mark significant moments in the UK’s first female prime minister’s life and were donated to the Victoria and […]

London - Luxury conglomerate Kering is set to open the doors of its head office at 40, rue de Sèvres, Paris - formerly the Laennec Hospital - to the public as part of the 33rd edition of the European Heritage Days. The listed Historic Monument, now home to Kering's and Balenciaga's head offices, will […]

Within an industry driven by near unattainable standards of beauty, the work of photographer Peter Lindbergh feels quite refreshing. Best known for launching the careers of supermodels Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford and Linda Evangelista, Lindbergh's work revolves around capturing the real essence and […]

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