Raf Simons took the entire industry by surprise last night following the announcement of his impending departure from iconic fashion house Christian Dior. Following his three year tenure at the creative helm of the French label, the Belgium designer chose not to extend his contract due to personal reasons. […]

Los Angeles - Levi’s, premium clothing brand all about denim, just recently teamed up with a similarly denim-obsessed website. Website Jean Stories paired with Levi Strauss & Co. to create a high-end denim collaboration. The capsule collection entitled “Levi’s x Jean Stories Collection” totals 100 pieces […]

Luxury fashion company Fendi on Thursday unveiled its new headquarters in a long-abandoned, now renovated architectural folly created by the WWII fascist leader Benito Mussolini in Rome. The building, known by Italians as the Square Colosseum but officially entitled the Palace of Italian Civilsation, […]

London - Maison Margiela has produced four womenswear collections since the appointment of John Galliano last October and will soon see menswear under Galliano's direction. In a new interview for WWD, Renzo Rosso, president of the parent company of Margiela, discusses how the house has changed since […]

Alexander Bolen, Oscar de la Renta's chief executive officer, in an interview with WWD, has announced that the brand will amping up their footwear and handbag offerings. That is, if he has his way. Bolen, who is married to Oscar de la Renta's step daughter Eliza, was the one who originally told de la […]

Returned items due to ill-fitting clothing is one of the biggest problems facing online retailers, well a new portable body scanning device could make returning clothes a thing of the past. Developed by a team of scientists in Switzerland, the SizeGenie marks a new generation of body scanning technology, […]

German sportswear company Adidas has its sights set on opening its first fully automated footwear factory in Germany in 2016 as part of its plan to bring manufacturing closer to consumers in its most prosperous markets. Adidas signed an collaborative agreement with German engineering group Manz to develop […]

Apple and WME/IMG are bidding for something a lot of fashionistas have longed for, a TV channel devoted entirely to fashion. This, Made2Measure debuted exclusively on Apple TV, proving Apple continues to be the number one tech brand in fashion. Between brands like Marc by Marc Jacobs and Play Comme […]

OPINIONThe awards season is upon us, where those designers and brands who have inspired us are recognised and awarded for their contribution to the fashion industry. It's an annual event with all the excitement of a Ralph Lauren catwalk show, in that sometimes you know what you're going to get. The […]

It has been ten years since artist duo Michael Elmgreen and Ingar Dragset launched Prada Marfa, a faux Prada store in the middle of the Texan desert, creating a work of art that questions how luxury brands would look out of context from their urban store confines. It has evoked countless discussions, […]

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