London - A catwalk show presented by a luxury fashion house steeped in heritage is more often than not a proposition to a way of dressing. It is not advisable to take each look as literal. At Gucci, with its layers of styling tinged with 70s references and Woodstock, it is about dissecting these layers, […]

OPINION Reading the tributes these past few days to David Bowie, in particular those extolling his fashion icon status, it occurs to me with sadness how little he features in my classroom. Or, more to the point, how little a presence he seems to have in my students’ lives. (I will refer to Bowie in […]

Hermès may be more than its weight in gold, but other luxury houses in Europe can equally expect their stock to rise over the next year, according to Goldman Sachs. “We see 20 percent upside over 12 months for the luxury sector,” after underperforming the Stoxx Europe 600 index, and following a recent […]

Los Angeles - Pamela Skaist-Levy and Gela Nash-Taylor have gained reputations in the fashion industry due to their creation of the Juicy Couture brand. After selling the brand off to Liz Clairborne in 2003, Skaist-Levy and Nash-Taylor still remained prominent names in fashion for the legacy they once […]

Fashion companies are pouring a lot more money into their digital campaign endeavors nowadays. This year, DKNY has allocated 40 percent of their spring ad campaign budget towards digital, versus just 5 percent the previous year. Salvatore Ferragamo has hopped on the digital train by unveiling a short […]

London - Most conscious shoppers already know that the manufacturing of fur is both cruel to the animals being abused and slaughtered for their skins and more harmful to the environment than its faux counterpart. However, a new study has unearthed another very troubling issue within the fur industry: […]

The second week of January has ushered in the start of the new trade show season, as directional designers and brands prepare to showcase their Fall/Winter 2016-17 collections at international industry events. Kicking off the 2016 trade show calendar is Pitti Uomo, an influential fashion and lifestyle […]

London - Hermès Birkin bags are more valuable than gold or stocks, according to a recent study that found that in the last 35 years, the iconic French handbag has increased in value by more than 500 percent. In Baghunter’s study, the online handbag consignment marketplace compared three different types […]

It was always going to be an opulent affair, Peter Dundas debuting his menswear collection for Italian designer Roberto Cavalli. Italian fashion houses are rotating their Creative Directors as much as in Paris, with Gucci, Pucci and Cavalli all appointing new designers in the past year. Whether it is […]

American R&B singer Rihanna has been named as the world's most marketable celebrity, outranking other A-list celebrities such as Angelina Jolie, Beyoncé and the Kardashians, according to global information provider The NPD Group. “Rihanna is the most marketable of all big-name celebrities, with fans […]




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