OVERVIEW London - Paris Fashion Week, often seen as the pinnacle of the global fashion week has come to an end. Leading fashion houses ranging from Dior to Louis Vuitton presented their vision for Autumn/Winter 2017-2018, simultaneously and perhaps even unwittingly setting a number of trends for the […]

OPINION The fashion industry has long been one of the pillars of women's empowerment. It is an industry that is built upon the genius, innovation, consumerism and gravitas of some of the most impressive women in history. While the obvious expectation would be that women would be on top in every aspect […]

During the Collaborative Unit Project Fashionclash works closely with students of the University of the Arts London (UAL), London College of Fashion. The theme of this year’s Fashionclash Festival is ‘Fashion makes Sense’. Students Caroline Zaidan, Isabelle Violet Thibault, Susanne James and Eleftheria […]

Enigmatic like the star of an arthouse movie, the heroine of Dries Van Noten’s Fall/Winter 2017 collection meanders to the sound of traffic, snippets of music, snatched conversations, with one hand nonchalantly in pocket, her hair loosely tucked behind her ears. If I were people-watching over an outdoor […]

On the occasion of the 70th Anniversary of the Fashion House, founded in 1947, Dior has entrusted seven works to seven fashion designers who had a part in constructing its history: Christian Dior, Yves Saint Laurent, Marc Bohan, Gianfranco Ferré, John Galliano, Raf Simons and Maria Grazia Chiuri. Each […]

Klaudia Stavreva and Lotte van Dijk, who both graduated from ArtEZ fashion academy in Arnhem, The Netherlands, presented their collection in Paris at the Atelier Anglais during Paris Fashion Week. Both presented their highly personal visions on the future of fashion and femininity. Klaudia Stavreva, […]

A new textile printing studio, Design Me Textiles, has opened in London to provide an affordable place for students, graduates, and textile designers to print anything 24-hours a day. Launched by design graduate Michelle Smith following her experience at university, where the lack of access in the textiles […]

London - The Pantone Color Institute has identified the top colour trends from the latest New York and London fashion weeks for autumn 2017. The bi-annual report used to just cover the New York Fashion Week colour trends but this year the global authority on colour extended its research to London to […]

A senior designer, sitting in a sunlit midtown office, knows her interview is going well. She can feel it. Her portfolio is appealing to the interviewers who have pored over it. She has talked them through the highlights of her resume. She seems to be saying all the right things, and the two executives […]

For the sixth edition of the International Fashion Showcase, an event hosted by the British Fashion Council and the British Council to give emerging international designers the chance to show during London Fashion Week, the theme was ‘Local/Global’. Fashion the organisers say finds its origins in many […]

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