Luxury footwear label Manolo Blahnik has teamed up with German sock manufacturer Falke to launch a limited edition collection of unisex socks. The collection consists of three styles, ribbed heather grey socks with pink pompoms, light pink socks with fuchsia spots and ivory socks featuring an embroidered […]

London College of Style, University of the Arts London has announced the launch of the Style Business School, a pioneering centre for fashion business and management research, teaching and learning, which it claims will bring together the College’s existing business, management and enterprise functions […]

Stefanie Tschirky from Royal College of Art has been named as the winner of Arts Thread and Avery Dennison Retail Branding & Information Solutions (RBIS) Future of Denim Branding competition, a contest designed to challenge how the fashion industry thinks about denim. Tschirky was selected from a shortlist […]

Decoded Style has announced details for its next London Summit. Hitting the capital on May 20-21st, Future Proofing will take place at London’s new hub for creative and technological innovation: Kings Cross, and more specifically, Kings Place. If you want to discover the technologies disrupting the […]

Lads' magazines have officially met their maker. With the death of Loaded in March this year, the monthly publication whose once alluring combination of not-quite-supermodels showing more skin than clothes featuring articles about cars, boxer briefs and hair gel have lost their allure altogether. Instead […]

A parade of unknowns on the catwalks of Beijing Style Week highlights the challenges facing Chinese designers trying to break into an industry dominated by foreign brands: high production costs, excessive retail prices, and customers who still favour Western labels. Not a single international fashion […]

French deputies on Friday voted to ban ultra-thin catwalk models, despite howls of protest from modelling agencies in the world's fashion capital. "Anyone whose body mass index... is below a certain level will not be able to work as a catwalk model," according to the amendment voted in the National […]

Their creations are usually reserved for a few wealthy clients, but European museums are currently allowing the public to admire up close the works of star fashion designers Jean Paul Gaultier, Alexander McQueen and Karl Lagerfeld. The Gaultier show, which opened in Paris Wednesday as part of a global […]

Older women are fronting major fashion campaigns and one of the next Bond girls is 50 -- mature ladies are having a moment, but does it represent a change of attitudes or just a marketing gimmick? With her silver hair styled into a severe bob, clad all in black with huge sunglasses, 80-year-old US author […]

Footwear brand Clarks Originals has launched its latest campaign on social messaging platform, WhatsApp, as it looks to align its Clarks Desert Boot with youth culture. The digital campaign, called ‘Rats to Rudeboys’, centres around telling the story of the 65-year-old Desert Boot from the viewpoint […]