“Why should I stop working? If I do, I’ll die and it’ll all be finished”, Karl Lagerfeld once said. Today, the iconic fashion designer also known as "Kaiser Karl" passed away aged 85, in Paris. He remained active until the very end, indeed: two Chanel runway shows took place in Paris three weeks ago […]

IN PICTURES Canadian-born, London-based Mark Fast opened London Fashion Week autumn/winter 2019 with a magnificent collection inspired by the Golden age of Hollywood to mark a glamorous return to the catwalk. A decade ago, Fast made his London Fashion Week debut as part of the On|Off platform, it was […]

IN PICTURES Sportswear giant Adidas Originals brought colour to London Fashion Week to unveil its debut collaboration with New York-based designer, Ji Won Choi, an emerging designer who was previously awarded the ‘Ones to Watch’ award by Fashion Scout, for her work revolving around “investigating human […]

World leader in luxury goods LVMH announced Monday it would boost measures to ensure a "responsible supply" of crocodile skins. The giant French retailer said in a statement it would follow new standards for crocodile leather based on criteria "developed and validated by a committee of technical experts". […]

The dreamlike elegance of Roksanda, earthy shades of JW Anderson and a rubber-inspired collection from Christopher Kane were among the highlights of the fourth day of London Fashion Week on Monday. Serbian designer Roksanda Ilincic, a growing force in the British fashion world since her 2005 debut, […]

Art, conceptual fashion and creative form have been seen in abundance on the London Fashion Week catwalks this season. While so many British designers are struggling to build their fledgling labels into commercially viable brands, they haven’t gone all New York, where the catwalks are primarily filled […]

Responsible for the production of denim lines for 18 brands including Everlane, G-Star Raw, Polo Ralph Lauren and Target, Vietnam-based factory Saitex recently made headlines when J.Crew and Madewell announced its introduction of fair trade lines produced through the facility. The “world’s cleanest […]

After last week's controversy over its high-necked balaclava sweater that evoked blackface imagery, Gucci is taking measures to ensure a similar mistake does not happen again. Both CEO Marco Bizzarri and creative director Alessandro Michele spoke out following the incident, calling it a "mistake" and […]

INTERVIEW Tottenham-born fashion designer Ricky Wesley Harriott has been hailed as one to watch amongst Britain’s emerging talent, for his namesake label ‘Wesley Harriott’ and he returned to London Fashion Week today, February 18, to showcase his autumn/winter 2019 collection ‘Sixth Rank’. Harriott, […]

IN PICTURES The “Pronounced and powerful" color trends for fall/winter 2019/20 highlighted by the Pantone Color Institute were easy to spot on the runways at New York Fashion Week that concluded last week. Collections of designers presenting during the 7-day event reflected “an emergence of confidence” […]

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