Parisians do not exactly have a reputation as impulsive early risers who like to queue up to buy a rug. But that is exactly what happened on Saturday morning when hundreds of people crowded into a pop-up store on Quai d'Austerlitz to buy one of four models of rugs, designed by none other than Off-White’s […]

Retired from the runways since 2011, French designer Thierry Mugler took to Instagram to accuse Balmain’s Olivier Rousteing of plagiarism. Using the app’s ‘Stories’ feature, Mugler compared several pieces from Balmain’s Spring/Summer 2019, showcased last week at Paris Fashion Week, to his own designs […]

Karl Lagerfeld took Chanel for a paddle in the sea Tuesday, creating a huge beach with real waves for his joyously zingy Paris fashion week show. The 85-year-old produced a winningly youthful collection to lift the spirits of jaded fashionistas on the last day of the packed nine-day schedule, which […]

OPINION If Hedi Slimane had crushed a kitten under the heel of one of his studded boots he might have provoked less indignation than his debut show for Celine. The howl that went up after the hottest show of Paris fashion week on Friday night has since turned into a civil war on social media between […]

London - Following Michael Kors Holding’s announcement that it was acquiring Italian fashion house Versace, Donatella Versace has been receiving criticism across social media, about how the designer label could still be Italian as well as how she could still be heading up the creative direction of the […]

London - The RealReal, the leading luxury consignment company, has launched a sustainability calculator for consignment on National Consignment Day, October 1 to celebrate the positive impact of consignment on the environment. The science-based calculator, measured the greenhouse gasses, energy output […]

London - British tailor Ozwald Boateng has been tasked with redesigning the uniforms for British Airways, following in the footsteps of Julien MacDonald, the designer of the airline’s current uniform. The new uniform will form part of the airline’s celebrations for its centenary next year and is part […]

"I was weaned on musicals ... totally transfixed by the plumes and the paste jewels. I told myself that one day I would stage a revue," Jean Paul Gaultier said of a childhood dream that has now taken shape at the Folies Bergeres, a landmark Parisian theatre. "The Fashion Freak Show", which opens to […]

As Paris women's fashion week heads into the final straight, we look at what we have learned so far from the catwalk collections: It's all about purity, stupid Spring-summer collections are supposed to be about throwing open the windows to a world of colour and floral fancy, but Paris shows have been […]

When Hollywood stars and some of the world's top models get together it's usually their fans who get the goosebumps. But it was actresses Elle Fanning, Andie MacDowell, Eva Longoria and supermodels Winnie Harlow and Ming Xi who had the shivers from a chill breeze as they prepared to walk down a floating […]

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