Greenpeace said Monday that hazardous chemicals were "widely present" in a range of outdoor gear it tested, from clothing and footwear to backpacks, tents and sleeping bags. The environmental activist group said out of 40 products tested, only four were free of per- and polyfluorinated chemicals (PFCs). […]

The menswear Fall/Winter 2016-17 catwalks are now in full flow, with London kicking off last week and Milan doing the same this week, we are now waiting in anticipation of Paris! See here our scoop on what’s emerging so far. ICEBERG by James Long In Milan, Fall/Winter 2016-17 marks the first Iceberg […]

London - Italian police have shut down a website selling “very accurate” fake products carrying the luxury Prada label. No figures on total sales were available, but police told Reuters that the website was "very sophisticated". It ran worldwide, using 90 service providers and standard electronic payment […]

Football club Manchester United has signed a partnership with American outdoor brand Columbia Sportswear as its first official outdoor apparel partner. As part of the deal, the well-known American outdoor brand will design and create dual-branded outerwear for outdoor endeavours, including hiking, climbing, […]

Big flappy greatcoats, baggy trousers and voodoo charms... that is what fashionable men will be wearing next autumn and winter if the Paris catwalks are anything to go by. As men's fashion week wound up Sunday in the French capital, some clear trends were emerging for the months ahead, not least that […]

Hold onto your horses. French fashion is back to its swashbuckling best and the designer leading the charge is a young mixed-race man determined to give post-attacks Paris a new swagger. "I want to make all men feel like princes again," Olivier Rousteing declared Saturday after his dashing, unashamedly […]

New York - In 2016, the love affair between fashion and technology is continuing. French tech start-up The Faraday Project is launching a line of men's clothing that combines both technology and style. The line includes a patentable washable silver linen that protects the wearer from phone waves and […]

The odd-couple mix of bondage and big sizes collided on the Paris catwalk Friday, in clothing that was at once roomy and adorned with nude women who were tied up tight. Japanese label Christian Dada -- in its first official appearance on a Paris Style Week runway -- showed off models in ballooning […]

London - Over the last few seasons, the trend for elevating staple menswear clothing by upgrading their fit, fabric, trims and execution has gained momentum all across the industry. This celebration of commercial and well-recognised items now stretches beyond workwear to encompass military and sportswear […]

Although sportswear sales continue to boom and, as yet, the number of consumers who stop to consider the environmental implications of their sports shoe purchase is still relatively small, sustainability is an issue the industry would be foolish to overlook given the long-term ramifications. The global […]

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