Ashley Williams' fashion followers will be wearing leather corsets and 80s heavy metal tees, according to his offer next season. As the show commented, a voice over the sound system roared: “The key to saving the future can be found only in the past.” As was evident, Williams looked to the past to find […]

The shift toward using mobile devices for shopping online continues, with 40 percent of all UK online retail sales being completed through tablets and smartphones, according to new figures released by IMRG and Capgemini. The figures for the three months to January 2015 are up from 37 percent in the […]

Everyone’s favorite shoe designers had the lady at the alter saying her vows in mind when they came together to create a capsule collection for Dubai’s Level Shoe District. Nicholas Kirkwood, Aquazurra, Dsquared2, Gianvito Rossi, Paul Andrew, Rupert Sanderson, Sophia Webster, and Aennis Eeunis have […]

Forget rainbow knits and ruby galoshes. All the signs are that black is back in a big way as Milan fashion week kicks off on Wednesday. After Gothic trends dominated catwalk shows in New York and London, all eyes now turn to Italy to see if the likes of Prada, Gucci and Armani embrace the vampiric garlic-and-stake […]

With its frayed denim outfits, Marques Almeida is making a name for itself on the London fashion scene thanks to a sponsorship scheme that has helped half the designers showing here this season. Portuguese designers Marta Marques and Paulo Almeida have been winning rave reviews for their Nineties grunge-inspired […]

With New York Style Week leaning towards the more commercial side of the industry, favoring more sportive wear, overseas in London designers favour a more edgy and avant-garde style. Yankeemagazines listed the five main fashion trends to emerge from London Style Week. 1. Focus on the waist Emilia […]

REVIEW The collision of dates that brought the start of London Style Week and Chinese New Year apparently failed to garner everyone's attention in the industry this season, with Anna Wintour, editor-in-chief at Vogue, choosing to skip the event all together in lieu of attending the Oscars 87th edition […]

Roksanda on Monday showed a collection of stylised psychedelics. Inspired by Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s cult 1972 film The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant, the Serbian designer said backstage: "The whole mood of the movie really inspired me, so I tried to portray this emotion." What we saw on the catwalk […]

Colombia scoops the top prizes at the International Style Showcase, which presented collections from emerging designers from around the world hosted by the British Style Council and the British Council during London Style Week. The three-day exhibition held at Brewer Street Car Park, London, presented […]

Black lipstick, white neck ruffles with pearls, tailored jackets over sweeping printed skirts -- British label Giles channelled gothic romance for its autumn/winter collection at London Style Week on Monday. There were black capes and dresses, adorned with black or white bows at the arms, back or […]