London - Pantone, the global authority on colour, has said that for spring/summer 2016 designers are gravitating towards a “calming” colour palette, inspired by art and the beauty of natural resources. The bi-annual colour report states that many designers have been inspired by the contrast of urban […]

OPINIONLondon - New York Style Week marks the month-long ready-to-wear calendar of a global showcase of fashion design. The NYC shows are generally more commercially and economically focussed than its European counterparts, but accessibility to its week long extravaganza is the same as in other cities […]

In just two short years, rising New York designer Rosie Assoulin has established her own label and won plaudits for sophisticated yet sensuous clothes that sacrifice nothing to comfort. The 30-year-old young mother from Brooklyn, who spent just months at formal fashion school, first started experimenting […]

Madeline Stuart is a beautiful, bubbly red head who at 18 is already a professional model with a handbag named after her. What is remarkable is that she has Down's Syndrome. Born and bred in Australia, she flew 28 hours across the world to take part in New York fashion week, where on Sunday she will […]

TV personality, radio presenter and model Jameela Jamil is launching her debut fashion collection with -size fashion retailer Simply Be. Launching on October 6, the 10-piece Jameela Jamil for Simply Be will feature 70s-inspired dresses and party separates, designed to “suit women of varying shapes […]

New York - Day 3 of New York Style Week rolled along, with shows from Jill Stuart, Herve Leger, Monique Lhuillier, and Francesca Liberatore just to name a few. While the public often focuses on the glamour of the clothes, it's important to remember what else clothes can tell us about the rest of the […]

UPDATE Following the reports that Jane Birkin has dropped her request to have her name taken off the iconic Birkin bag after PETA released uncovered footage the horrific treatment crocodiles under went the label's suppliers farms, PETA'a founder Ingrid Newkirk commented: "Jane Birkin is a good person, […]

New York - The shows continued to roll along at NYFW, and this season's runway trends have become increasingly obvious. For starters, we're in the era of the free flowing silhouette for woman. Bodices are becoming looser and wider cuts have been given to dresses. Of course, in the tradition of spring/summer […]

London - Givenchy's crossing the pond for New York Style Week was never going to be a quiet happening. But it wasn't solely the history of September 11 that inspired the French fashion house to make the journey, it happened to be perfect timing to open Givenchy's new boutique on Madison Avenue and […]

Swarovski, the world leader in cut crystal and fashion jewelry presents a series of unique videos to mark its proud heritage: 120 years of creative associations, craftsmanship and technical innovation. The videos feature interviews with leading designers and innovators from an incredibly diverse range […]

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