Global fashion empires Michael Kors and Hugo Boss dazzled the New York runway on Wednesday, the penultimate day of Style Week, inspired by the Duchess of Windsor and industrial beauty. "It is a very cozy collection," billionaire designer Kors told AFP before his catwalk display of restrained opulence. […]

New York designer Bibhu Mohapatra is riding high since Michelle Obama arrived on a landmark visit to India wearing his dress -- his Style Week show was mobbed Wednesday. Dozens of people given standing-room tickets were turned away from a packed house at Lincoln Center, forced to watch the fall/winter […]

Day 6 of NYFW was the battle of the top designers, with Tory Burch, Naeem Khan, and Badgley Mischka fighting to see who would come out on top. It was a tough battle, but there are still two more days left of NYFW to decide who has earned their place as the most beloved collection of fall/winter 2015/2016. […]

Consumer markets are increasingly global, yet consumers continue to say they favor products made “at home.” Or at least that’s what they say. But when it comes to actual purchase decisions, this sentiment gives way to more important considerations: brand value, price, quality, features, convenience, […]

British duo Katie Hillier and Luella Bartley continued their utilitarian fashion army for Marc by Marc Jacobs, and this season were inspired by William Morris prints and retro protest slogans (‘Suffragette’ and ‘Solidarity’) as seen on blouses, dresses and jerseys. Add to the mix a combination of a […]

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is placing his support behind the city’s fashion industry with the news that he is to triple the current investment from 5 million to 15 million dollars. The fashion industry accounts for 5.5 percent of New York’s workforce, pays 11 billion dollars in wages, and generates […]

Oscar de la Renta Tuesday unveiled its first collection since the death of its founder with a beautiful debut of Latin-inspired elegance made fresh by British creative director Peter Copping. The de la Renta show was one of the most hotly anticipated of New York Style Week, with fashionistas intrigued […]

New York Style Week got a slice of pre-Oscars, red carpet glamour Tuesday with minimal chic from Vera Wang and Spanish sophistication from Duchess of Cambridge favorite Jenny Packham. In a snowy New York, the American designer showcased a modern twist on Savile Row tailoring for next winter, offering […]

Tory Burch, the mother of three who has built a fashion brand worth more than 3 billion dollar, brought rugs and tapestries of Marrakech and London's Chelsea to a snowy New York Tuesday. Guests to her Style Week show were transported to a bygone era in a Park Avenue building, covered wall to floor […]

Online spending in the Middle East is expected to grow 40 percent by 2020, with an estimated value of 41.5 billion dollars. The UAE and Gulf Cooperation Countries (GCC) has seen a surge in online shopping, and the UAE is expected to be a key market with a total market share of 53 percent across the […]