"I approach all countries through dreams," said Yves Saint Laurent. Asia and other distant lands have exerted on him - and on other European artists - an immense fascination in local customs, folklore and exoticism that is clearly reflected in his collections. The Yves Saint Laurent Museum in Paris […]

The Chair of the Environmental Audit Committee has written to the UK’s ten leading fashion retailers, including Marks and Spencer, Primark, Next, and the Arcadia Group, to submit evidence to the Committee’s inquiry into the sustainability of the fashion industry, to state what steps they are taking […]

Ted Baker has announced a global licensing agreement with Timex Group, which the brand states will allow it to “underpin its own global plans” to create watches that will “fully complement” its current apparel and accessory collections. Timex Group will launch the new collections Internationally through […]

OPINION New York - One of the pushbacks against Hedi Slimane’s Celine debut seems to be that he has effectively replaced Phoebe Philo’s grown-up, self-assured, sophisticated woman with her teenage daughter. A gawky, rebellious waif straight from central casting who stays out all night in barely-there […]

London - If there is one stand-out trend from the global spring summer 2019 catwalk season it would be the return of tailoring and dressing up. After nearly half a decade of sportswear dominated runways, the luxury houses are emphasising femininity and tailoring as streetwear begins to take a back seat. […]

London - A pop-up showroom displaying a range of custom-made mannequins is on display for the first time in the heart of Soho, London. While the pop-up showroom was initially planned to stay open until 10 October, it will now be kept open longer, with no closing date yet decided. “We are innovative, […]

Designers, product managers, and material managers continue to value PERFORMANCE DAYS for sourcing performance fabrics and accessories in sportswear and also as a top source for expert industry knowledge. Now in its 10th year and proud of the success of the recent Functional Fabric Fair powered by PERFORMANCE […]

Since its conception in 2011, Les Journées Particulières is a three day affair inviting the public to experience the craftsmanship and unique Houses under LVMH. From October 12th to the 14th, LVMH will be opening its doors to 55 brands, spread across 76 locations and 13 countries. Passed down through […]

Style Scout’s collaborative showcase, Ones To Watch, has a long reputation for propelling hot new designers onto the London Style Week scene and the three designers taking part for its spring/summer 2019 show were no exception, with Argentine brand Nous Etudions and Croatian Price on Request both […]

OPINION London - A woman with a leather wicker mask could barely see through the plastic covered eyes. Another had her mouth sewn shut a la Hannibal Lector in Silence of the Lambs, this time wearing a gold mask with holes cut out to see. A third was bound with her arm tightly sandwiched inside an elaborate […]