Two iconic British brands, each a leader in its own respective field, have teamed up for what may seem an unlikely partnership. Wedgwood, founded in 1759 and purveyor of fine china and porcelain, is celebrating fifty years of its wild strawberry motif, one of its heritage patterns, and who better than […]

British footwear label Dr Martens has tapped one of the UK’s most established graphic artists, Mark Wigan for a collaborative collection as part of its campaign #standforsomething. The resulting collection, which includes accessories as well as footwear, features Wigan’s unique style which consists […]

On the Paris catwalk Monday, a reappearance of bandanas -- those paisley kerchiefs that were hot back in the 1970s, remember? -- proved the lesson that old can become trendy again if you just wait long enough. Japanese brand Sacai dusted off the accessory and updated it for its Spring/Summer collection, […]

London - Leading wool-supply firm Chargeurs has cut all ties with Argentinian sheep farm Estancia el Trebol following the release of undercover footage from animal rights organization PETA, which depicts extreme animal cruelty. In the film, workers at the farm are seen cutting off parts of lambs' ears, […]

IN DEPTHBuying clothes online has become such common practice today that it is hard to imagine that this was not always the case. The internet, which started to gain popularity in the late nineties, hit rock-bottom in 2000 when the dotcom-bubble burst. The endless optimism for the future of the new […]

Ten minutes. Ten minutes is the average duration of a catwalk presentation. That is the length of time in which a designer can show a collection that is meant to capture the brand's image so convincingly that its clothes will want to be worn by consumers all over the world and featured in leading editorial […]

Italian womenswear brand Pinko is adding an eyewear collection to its ready-to-wear and accessories lines, with a range of sunglasses called “The Pinko Invasion”. The womenswear brand has teamed up with Italia Independent, an Italian eyewear retailer launched in 2007 by Lapo Elkann, Giovanni Accongiagioco […]

"Save Venice" was the theme of Vivienne Westwood's latest Paris fashion show as the famed designer and eco-activist called for action on climate change. The grand dame of British fashion brought a taste of Venetian carnival to the catwalk on the fifth day of Paris fashion shows on Saturday. Masked harlequins […]

Designer Raf Simons paid homage to Christian Dior's legendary love of flowers creating a mountain of 400,000 delphiniums in the heart of Paris, the centrepiece of a stunning setting to show the house's collection on Friday. The giant lavender hill created in the courtyard of the Louvre drew A-list celebrities […]

Bucking the fashion show stereotype of tall, willowy models, Paris Style Week was treated Friday to a parade of women of restricted growth sashaying along the runway to great public applause. The only criteria for becoming one of the atypical models showing off the New York Creative Business House's […]

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