London - The RealReal, the leading luxury consignment company, has launched a sustainability calculator for consignment on National Consignment Day, October 1 to celebrate the positive impact of consignment on the environment. The science-based calculator, measured the greenhouse gasses, energy output […]

"I was weaned on musicals ... totally transfixed by the plumes and the paste jewels. I told myself that one day I would stage a revue," Jean Paul Gaultier said of a childhood dream that has now taken shape at the Folies Bergeres, a landmark Parisian theatre. "The Style Freak Show", which opens to […]

London - British tailor Ozwald Boateng has been tasked with redesigning the uniforms for British Airways, following in the footsteps of Julien MacDonald, the designer of the airline’s current uniform. The new uniform will form part of the airline’s celebrations for its centenary next year and is part […]

As Paris women's fashion week heads into the final straight, we look at what we have learned so far from the catwalk collections: It's all about purity, stupid Spring-summer collections are supposed to be about throwing open the windows to a world of colour and floral fancy, but Paris shows have been […]

When Hollywood stars and some of the world's top models get together it's usually their fans who get the goosebumps. But it was actresses Elle Fanning, Andie MacDowell, Eva Longoria and supermodels Winnie Harlow and Ming Xi who had the shivers from a chill breeze as they prepared to walk down a floating […]

Despite Hong Kong's reputation for rampant consumerism, a nascent movement against fast fashion is taking root in the city, with clothes-mending workshops and pop-up swaps growing in popularity, and designers parading recycled fabrics on the catwalk. From broken umbrellas to discarded curtains, no material […]

For wunderkind designer Demna Gvasalia the search for glamour leads through his worst nightmares, with the Georgia-born creator projecting the trauma of his past onto Balenciaga's Paris fashion week show. Models -- in square-shouldered jackets and tight mini dresses -- walked through a curved mirrored […]

In a city yet to name a back alley after Coco Chanel, Parisians stepped out Sunday to do their organic shopping at a street market named after fashion designer Sonia Rykiel. Hours earlier the city's mayor Anne Hidalgo -- something of a fashionista herself -- had declared Allee Sonya Rykiel open, with […]

A fashion brand’s headquarters and location is becoming just as important as the clothing design. To foster creativity and attract top talent, companies are investing into building work environments that are inspiring, innovative and even socially conscious. From blending in with its natural surroundings […]

OPINION London - The collective goodwill and hopeful anticipation the entire fashion industry held for Hedi Slimane’s new dawn at Celine was quashed from the very first look. Outraged editors, loyal Philophiles and any one with an opinion - cue all of Instagram - collectively panned Slimane’s Celine […]