The new x-ray machines at Heathrow airport are revealing more than common modesty would allow. The newly installed machines allow a clear view through passengers' clothes. Due to the application of low-level radiation, the machine sees through clothes, depicting an anatomically detailed black-and-white […]

A former personal shopper for Selfridges has set up an internet fashion exchange. Judy Berger, who also worked for The Style Advocates personal shopping business, is the entrepreneur behind . The website allows member to buy, sell or exchange items from vintage jewellery to […]

Mastercard and Visa will focus on security for online shoppers. The credit card companies will be promoting the idea that customer card information is safe when consumers are buying products online. MasterCard will be running a series of ads in consumer magazines over the next few months, while Visa […]

UMBRO, the UK sportswear brand, has marked good results since it floated earlier this year with a deal to supply US retailer Foot Locker. Umbro clothing equipment and footwear will be sold in more than 1,000 Foot Locker stores, formalising a supply deal which has been gaining momentum over the past […]

Pop star Kylie Minogue launched her latest line of underwear in London last week. The LK Legs hosiery line was shown by models in frisky suspender belts and fishnets at 5, Cavendish Square. 36-year old Minogue proudly announced that the line, now in its fourth year, was continually improving. "LK Legs […]

New York Fashion Week opens Wednesday with Kenneth Cole in his traditional leadoff spot and other designers previewing their spring 2005 collections for retailers, editors and other fashion fans over the next eight days. Designers showing next season's creations include Carolina Herrera, Oscar de la […]

Gap Inc. has cancelled contracts with 42 of its clothing manufacturers in China this year for breaches of Gap's labour standards. Gap Inc. announced the changes in its Social Responsibility Report, which described Gap's internal investigations into the labour practices of its factories worldwide in […]

UK-based distributor Marchpole Holdings has signed a licensing deal with Emmanual Ungaro. The deal, which excludes America, will run until 2012 and covers both the tailored Emanuel Ungaro and more casual Ungaro labels. The first collections will be for autumn/winter 2005/6.

For those of you who are looking for a reason to get married, and for whom money is no object, welcome to the best bridal boutique in Britain. The fabulous Browns boutique on South Molton Street is opening a bridal shop around the corner on Brook Street later this month. The shop will offer made-to-order […]

Update your winter wardrobe with all things green. From juicy lime to elegant olive, autumn's coolest colour will turn you into a green goddess. For the most sumptuous green, head to Chloe for beautiful silk chiffon floaty dresses. Luisa Beccaria encapsulates the 50s look with green velvets and bowtie […]

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