Ahead of the opening of museums in Paris and Marrakesh dedicated to the work of Yves Saint Laurent, here are some milestones in the life of the fashion icon. Starting out He is born on August 1, 1936 in Algeria's Mediterranean city of Oran and named Yves Mathieu-Saint-Laurent. In his late teens, he […]

Yves Saint Laurent was one of greatest yet most private fashion designers of the 20th century. Now only weeks after the death of his partner and lover Pierre Berge, the hard-nosed business brain behind the legend and the keeper of the flame, some of the creator's innermost secrets are coming to light. […]

Rio de Janeiro - When Brazilian fashion designer Rogeria Ferreira was told to remove the turban she wears as a member of the African-inspired Candomble religion for an ID picture, she decided to fight back: the turban was her identity. "For many people, it's just a piece of cloth, or fashion," said […]

The US model and actress Emily Ratajkowski has called out a French magazine for reducing her lips and breasts in a photograph for an interview which deals with the discrimination she says she has faced for "being too sexy". "I was extremely disappointed to see my lips and breasts altered in Photoshop […]

INTERACTIVE London - Women around the world all recognize the one of kind feeling you get when you put on a pair of Manolo's. Manolo Blahnik, for those less familiar with the footwear designer, has been hailed as the 'King of Shoes' for the past four decades, as everyone ranging from editor-in-chief […]

What does fashion feel like, smell like and sound like? With "Beyond Seeing", a research and exhibition project, the Goethe-Institute Paris explores innovative ways of fashion design that brings together the students of four renowned fashion schools from Germany, France, Sweden and Belgium and blind […]

Following Belgian designer, Dries Van Noten’s 100th show at March’s Paris Fashion Week, the designer has launched a book, split into two volumes to celebrate his shows from the first to the 100th. Set to be published by Lanoo on October 1, the first volume: ‘Dries Van Noten 1-50’ features the first […]

Make no mistake -- Nigeria's "A Nasty Boy" is not a gay online magazine. In a country where homosexual acts can be punished with 14 years in prison, this provocative website featuring photos of men in mini-skirts is simply "pushing the boundaries and exploring masculinity". Richie Akuson, the 23-year-old […]

London - Luxury British fashion house Burberry is set to host a new, major photography exhibition that aims to explore ‘the British way of life and character’ at its new show venue, the Old Sessions House. The exhibition, named ‘Here We Are’ is curated by Christopher Bailey, president and chief creative […]

As one of the world’s leading brands, Nike have always been good at staying at the forefront of their customers minds. Now, as big events like New York Fashion Week and the US Open are happening, Nike are taking advantage of the public interest by incorporating their own events. “We are committed to […]

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