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- 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 Styleed: The Pringle of Scotland Story” at the Serpentine Gallery on February 22, the same day as the label's show during London Style 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 […]

Each year to celebrate the festive period, the Victoria and Albert commissions a leading designer to create a Christmas tree for the grand entrance of the museum, and this year the installation has been designed by British fashion designer Gareth Pugh. Standing at over 4 metres high the installation […]

Department store John Lewis has commissioned world renowned composer Bob Chilcott to write a piece of music to mark the retailer's 150th anniversary. The special composition will be performed this Christmas at the Royal Albert Hall by the Partnership's orchestra, the Cavendish Ensemble, and will feature […]

"That coat has been round the world. That's when I actually started to make some money!" Pierre Cardin says, stopping in front of a flared, red design among the first exhibits at his new museum in Paris. One of the last survivors of the great post-war French fashion houses, Cardin, at 92, still heads […]

Jettisoning the corset, donning a designer gown, wearing a punk wedding dress or even trainers -- the various ways women take control of their lives through fashion are the subject of a new exhibition which opened in London on Wednesday. "Women Style Power" at the Design Museum traces key moments […]

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