The largest exhibition ever staged in the UK on the House of Dior opens at the V&A Museum on Saturday, February 2, featuring more than 200 rare haute couture pieces from 1947 to present day, including couture gowns worn by Princess Margaret and Jennifer Lawrence. The ‘Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams’ […]

Dozens of models took to the runway in Boston over the weekend, and all of them shared a common thread: all had lost relatives to gun violence. Several local designers showed their work at the Sunday event aimed at maintaining awareness of rampant mass shootings in the United States. Some 48 people […]

Not everyone has access to runway shows, but luckily more and more museums are making it possible for the public to see designs by the world’s most talented fashion designers up close. Here are seven fashion exhibitions not to miss in 2019. Gender Bending Fashion Fashion designers often defy the boundaries […]

The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology is hosting a retrospective of its own history. For the museum’s 50th anniversary next month, its celebratory exhibition will be a recap of some of its most popular exhibits in its history. Titled “Exhibitionism: 50 Year of the Museum at FIT,” the exhibit […]

It's only three words on a T-shirt or embroidered on a denim jacket in Palestinian designer Yasmeen Mjalli's collection, but they carry a powerful message: "Not your habibti", or darling. She sees the clothes as helping empower Palestinian women facing unwelcome male attention in public. "When a woman […]

Dior by Gianfranco Ferré, the fourth volume in the series of coffee table books dedicated to Dior’s past Creative Directors, is set to hit American bookstores on January 15. Published by Assouline, the book features photographs of the designer’s most iconic creations shot by Laziz Hamani and commented […]

American fashion photographer Bruce Weber, who was accused of sexual harassment by a former model last year, faced five more accusations on Friday. Weber, who worked for Vogue and helped forge the image of such brands as Calvin Klein, Ralph Lauren and Abercrombie & Fitch, had been accused of molesting […]

Five hundred years after the death of Leonardo da Vinci, a silk mill incorporating one of his designs is still shuttling some of the finest threads in the world across its looms. Tucked away in the historic San Frediano neighbourhood in Florence, L'Antico Setificio Fiorentino was founded in 1786 and […]

From soul diva Aretha Franklin to astrophysicist Stephen Hawking and former UN chief Kofi Annan, here are some of the notable figures who passed away in 2018: - January - - 15: Dolores O'Riordan, singer-songwriter of Irish band The Cranberries, drowned accidentally in a hotel bath aged 46. - 27: Ingvar […]

New York - Just opened at the Museum at Fashion Institute of Technology, the exhibit “Fabric in Fashion” demonstrates the journey from fiber to fabric to fashionable garment through a collection of garments, film footage and flat fabric swatches. Curated by Elizabeth Way and celebrating two and a half […]




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