British department store group Harvey Nichols is searching for an injunction from the High Court of England and Wales to restrict anti-fur campaigns occurring at its stores across the UK. The high street department store group is said to be making a formal application to the High Court of England and […]

Stella McCartney on Wednesday launched an exclusive range for Brazilian consumers at Sao Paulo Style Week, saying she was targeting a "cool and sexy" market. "For me, Brazilian women are cool and sexy I have to say, and they are definitely aware when it comes to fashion," the 43-year-old designer […]

What would we do without our smartphones? Over one billion will be purchased globally this year, according to the latest data from Euromonitor International. Small wonder, then, that many in the fashion industry are keen to grab a bigger piece of the “smart” action by developing their own […]

Style stars Stella McCartney and Donatella Versace this week will launch collections with two department stores in Brazil -- a country with consumers hungry for top brands despite an economic downturn. The daughter of the Beatles legend is launching her second collection, this time just for Brazil, […]

British designer John Galliano -- sacked three years ago by fashion house Dior over a drunken anti-Semitic rant in a Paris bar -- has lost his case for unfair dismissal, lawyers for both parties said on Tuesday. A Paris labour court rejected his claim and ordered him to pay a symbolic one euro each […]

Denim giant Levi Strauss said this week it would provide financing to its supplier in order to facilitate upgrading their working conditions. With over 500 suppliers, a pair of 501 jeans could easily be made by workers in some of the world's poorest nations. The announcement will be a boost to the company's […]

As the hectic month of global fashion weeks has come to an end, universities across the country have begun opening up their doors for the start of a new year, prepared to mold the budding textile and fashion designers who will led the future of the industry. It is up to the fashion lecturers, professors […]

High street retailer Whistles has pulled a series of T-shirts which features pro-feminist slogans from its shelves, after an investigation from the Mail on Sunday claimed the 45 pound shirts were produced by women working in sweatshops in Mauritius and earning 62 pence per an hour. The T-shirts, bearing […]

A new report examining the use of wool in the 21st century as a key textile fibre has now been released by industry intelligence source ReportBuyer. The production of wool textiles plays an integral part in history even before fashion became a business some centuries ago. Surprisingly, wool makes up […]

Sao Paulo\'s fashion week opened Monday with three dozen domestic designers parading exotic tunics and a generous hint of silk, before Stella McCartney and Donatella Versace unveil one-off collections for Brazilian consumers. Proceedings at the Candido Portinari exhibition park in Sao Paulo opened with […]