Long derided for flashiness or faded grunge, Los Angeles and a new generation of designers are bringing a new brand of chic to American menswear. It's only the second edition of New York Men's Fashion Week, which kicked off Monday and ends Thursday. But already the capital of American fashion is recognizing […]

American leatherwoods and accessories brand Coach is to celebrate its 75th anniversary by opening a new flagship called Coach House on New York's Fifth Avenue. Reflecting Coach’s “heritage and history of craftsmanship”, the main 20,000 square feet, three-floor retail space will open with the autumn […]

New York - On day 2 of New York Fashion Week: Men's, designers displayed how traditional men's formal offerings have evolved. First off, Mr. Joseph Abboud opened up the morning shows, and he brought Milan and Paris level patterns and detailing to his exquisite suiting pieces. There were floral patterned […]

INTERVIEW Could "Manolos" come to the high street? The legendary shoe designer Manolo Blahnik told AFP he could work with retailers such as H&M and Topshop -- but only if they give him the creative freedom he needs. "If I have freedom and no kind of conditions to do that or that, I would do it, with […]

London - Mango, the Spanish high street fashion giant, has been criticised for casting Kendall Jenner as the face of its ‘African Tribal Spirit’ collection. Critics have questioned the decision to use a white model to represent a collection inspired by Africa. Xavier Tio, the head of the Udutama Association, […]

New York - Designer Loris Diran presented his fall/winter 2016 collection on Monday at the Dimenna Center, and he has ventured outside of his comfort zone for his latest line. While he usually stays within the realm of traditional luxury with things like double-breasted tailored blazers and a few knits […]

New York - Last season, at the first ever NYFW: Men's, it was clear that men's wear was falling into two camps, either athleisure or vintage glamour. It looks like the trend in men's wear is continuing with New York Men's Day showcasing the diversity of brands who still fall into either one of these […]

High-street heavy weights Next and H&M have admitted to discovering children Syrian refugees working in Turkish garment factories they source from and have taken the appropriate course of action. However, although a handful of high-street retailers are tackling the issues regarding Syrian refugees in […]

As the fashion industry prepares for the start of the Fall/Winter 2016-17 womenswear runway shows in February, discover an inspiring selection of the key print and pattern trends predicted to influence collections this season. Covering everything from Contemporary and Young Fashion to Checks & Stripes […]

OPINION London - We are so used to seeing celebrities front fashion campaigns that nobody, not even professional models, bat an eyelid when their faces are hired to sell major advertising projects or walk the catwalk during fashion week. Nor do we hear so much as a murmur when a celebrity launches their […]




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