In the showy world of look-at-me fashion, the quiet elegance of Jeanne Lanvin -- a hardworking couturiere who was a contemporary of the much racier Coco Chanel -- has often been overlooked. But now a new exhibition in Paris, which opened at the height of the city's Fashion Week, is bringing attention […]

Designer Tom Ford is to follow up his directorial debut with a second Hollywood motion picture. Following his Oscar-nominated 2009 debut film A Single Man, the former Gucci creative director designer revealed he is in the "early stages" of casting a new thriller, which he has personally adapted from […]

This May will see the opening of a new theatre production inspired by Alexander McQueen that will explore “the visionary imagination and dark dream world” of the designer. Written by British playwright James Phillips, of The Rubenstein Kiss, the new play will be set over one night in London and will […]

This month marks the five year anniversary of the tragic passing of famed British designer Alexander McQueen, who robbed himself of his own life at the tender age of 40. It also happens to be the month when two novels concerning the rise and fall of Alexander McQueen will hit the shelves. Despite his […]

Tommy Hilfiger is set to publish a memoir with Ballantine Books, an imprint of Random House, which chronicles his personal stories, his past and his rise within the fashion industry. “Reflecting on my experiences in the fashion industry over the last 30-plus years has been a wild ride, filled with milestone […]

The Victoria & Albert museum has extended its forthcoming Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty exhibition for a further two weeks and released an additional 50,000 tickets to meet the huge public demand, taking its run to August 2. The exhibit, which opens on March 14, has now sold 30,000 advanced tickets […]

In a novel way, German choreographer Helena Waldmann explores the subject matter of sweatshops and worker exploitation in the apparel industry through a 70-minute dance performance called "Made in Bangladesh", using the Indian classical dance form of Kathak. The piece even draws parallels to the "sweat […]

Harper's Bazaar Germany and Berlin fashion label Abury have started an international design competition for fashion students and emerging designers. Its theme "It's in your hands" wants to awaken the faded handicrafts spirit among new designers and powerfully urges them to revive the world’s dying artisanal […]

Pringle of Scotland is set to celebrate its 200th anniversary this year by honouring its Scottish heritage in an exhibition dubbed “Fully Fashioned: The Pringle of Scotland Story” at the Serpentine Gallery on February 22, the same day as the label's show during London Fashion Week. The unique exhibition […]

Not their skill with needle and thread was called for but their vocal skills: Bangladeshi garment workers once more took on the challenge of finding the greatest voice among them. The heavily televised and popular event, titled “Gorbo” (meaning pride), was organized for the second time by […]

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