REPORT The fashion industry's calendar is complex, gridlocked and unforgiving. Designers, buyers, press and everyone in between are the first to admit the pace of fashion today is as exhaustive as it is unforgiving. That is perhaps why the calendar during haute couture is somewhat of a relief in comparison […]

Only a couple more days until the international fashion crowd gathers at Modefabriek, where everything revolves around the newest collections, brands, trends, product innovations, collaborations, talents, initiatives, techniques and technologies. With the new look and pay-off – ‘More Than Mode’ – Modefabriek […]

"Don't put your daughter on the stage," Noel Coward, the great chronicler of the follies of fashion, once warned in his song "Mrs. Worthington". His advice has not quite made it to the catwalk, where nearly a dozen little girls toddled down the runways of the Paris haute couture shows Wednesday. French […]

INTERVIEW Graduate Fashion Week showcases the work of more than 1,000 of the very best students across fashion and Nottingham Trent University always brings a strong selection of textile-heavy collections, and this year’s standout designer had to be Chloe Jackson. Her playful and colourful collection […]

Hiroshi Fujiwara's collection for Louis Vuitton is anticipated to be a sellout. Thousands of shoppers lined up outside the Isetan Men's store on Tuesday night and Wednesday morning to get their hands on the special capsule collection he designed for Louis Vuitton. Fujiwara is known to many as "the godfather […]

A new fashion platform, Couturissimo that aims to extend the reach of global designers by providing a bridge between couture and ready-to-wear has launched during Paris Couture Week. London-based Couturissimo was founded by three key figures from the Asian Couture Federation: Frank Cintamani, Emily […]

NikeLab and Riccardo Tisci, creative director of Givenchy, have joined forces once again with the design of a new capsule collection called NikeLab x RT: Training Redefined. This is the second time Nike and Tisci have worked together. Their first collaboration was in 2014 on the Riccardo Tisci x Nike […]

Greenpeace has praised Inditex, Benetton and H&M for “leading the industry towards a toxic-free future” in its third Detox Catwalk campaign to eliminate hazardous chemicals by 2020. The three apparel firms topped the online ranking of 19 fashion and sportswear companies, with Greenpeace stating that […]

Faustine Steinmetz and Cottweiler have been named the winners of the Woolmark Prize’s British Isles regional competition, and will go on to compete for the international 2016/17 awards early next year. The winners were announced during a ceremony at the Australian High Commission in London, with Faustine […]

Chanel pulled the curtain back on its Paris haute couture show Tuesday to reveal the secret life of its studios, where a small army of tailors, embroiderers and plumers turn out some of the world's most expensive clothes. Veteran designer Karl Lagerfeld transported 80 of his so-called "petites mains" […]

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