The British public were invited Friday to share Margaret Thatcher's "secret passion" for fashion ahead of a sale of clothes worn by the former premier known as the 'Iron Lady'. London's Christie's auction house will put the clothes under the hammer on Tuesday. It is also selling 200 personal items belonging […]

The first part of French fashion mogul Pierre Berge's renowned library -- one of the most priceless in private hands -- goes under the hammer in Paris Friday. The lover and business partner of the late Yves Saint Laurent is putting almost his entire collection of rare books and manuscripts up for auction […]

Six years after selling off his art collection in a record-breaking "sale of the century", the French businessman and philanthropist Pierre Berge is now putting his renowned library under the hammer. The lover and business partner of the late designer Yves Saint Laurent told AFP he is putting almost […]

For the upcoming London Fashion Week, the British Council and the British Fashion Council have teamed up to present an exhibition showcasing the work of 80 emerging designers from 25 different countries around the world. Entitled ‘Fashion Utopias’, the exhibition will open on February 19 at Somerset […]

Centre for Sustainable Fashion (CSF), part of the London College of Fashion, is marking the United Nations Climate Change conference COP21 with the launch of its Dress For Our Time initiative that aims to address climate change. The initiative by Professor Helen Storey will be released in a series of […]

Margaret Thatcher's bodyguard would carry her high heels into the Kremlin and the ex-prime minister wore trousers only down a coal mine, according to an auction catalogue of her belongings. Auction house Christie's is selling off 350 belongings of the late "Iron Lady" including clothes, letters, books, […]

Muse to the world's most celebrated designers, aristocrat and international symbol of Parisian elegance, Jacqueline de Ribes is star of the latest New York exhibition that opens on Thursday. "Jacqueline de Ribes, the art of style," at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute showcases her […]

London’s V&A Museum is placing underwear under the spotlight for its next fashion exhibition, Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear, which will run from April next year until March, 2017 featuring more than 200 examples of underwear for men and women. The concept of the exhibition will be to document […]

She was France's great high society beauty, who so drove Marcel Proust to distraction that he went to his grave begging for a photograph of her. The crowned heads of Europe were equally in awe of her, with many dropping in on her Parisian salon before visiting the president at the Elysee Palace. Now […]

Its elaborate Baroque facade now sparkles in the sun, scaffold-free: Rome's Trevi Fountain will gush its emerald waters once again Tuesday after a clean-up funded by Italian fashion house Fendi. Crowds of frustrated tourists have spent months peeking at bits of the monument from a special walkway put […]

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