Giorgio Armani opened his show to the soundtrack of Downton Abbey, who's era resonated with his vision for the season. The collection was something of a tribute to Milanese masculinity, but the high waisted drop crotch trousers, four button suits and frock coats felt like a nod to the English aristocracy […]

Paris Fashion Week began on Wednesday, launching days of menswear shows that will build up to the Haute Couture main event -- all of it under high security imposed since the Islamist attacks in the French capital this month. Big-name brands Valentino, Louis Vuitton, Givenchy and Dior are to send out […]

His hand is steady and sure as it delicately traces the contours of the biggest names in the world of style: the celebrities, the magazine editors, the clients. Nicolas Ouchenir is a calligrapher, a member of a rarified profession whose ink appears on the must-have invitations of Europe's fashion shows. […]

Gucci for AW15 transitioned into a new gender-shared aesthetic, sending models down the runway clad in chiffon shirts and pussy bows. The show notes read nonconformist, romantic, intellectual, and the collection seemed a clear message to distance itself from former creative director Frida Giannini's […]

INTERVIEW Punk Queen Vivienne Westwood on Monday dedicated her new menswear collection to Prince Charles, saying the world would be a wonderful place if he been put in charge of it. Sporting a beret and a typically wry smile, the face of the heir to the British throne made a surprise appearance in Milan, […]

The global luxury goods market is predicted to be valued at 374.85 billion dollars by 2020, according to a new report by Transparency Market Research. The report suggests that the luxury goods sector is expected to experience a compound annual growth rate of 3.4 percent from 2014 to 2020, however it […]

Rahul Mehta, President of The Clothing Manufacturers Association of India, has now takenover as the new President of the International Apparel Federation (IAF) for two years (2014-16). He plans to introduce several new initiatives apart from improving connectivity between IAF members. In a tête-à-tête […]

Bottega Veneta remain one of those luxury brands who's crossover into fashion is but a small percentage of its annual sales. Perhaps because it's fashion message is a little less audible than other brands, Bottega steers clear of trends, catering to a more sophisticated and perhaps older customer. This […]

Ensure your bases are covered for Spring/Summer 2015 with Trendstop's essential Top 10 Dress Trends, the ultimate guide to the most important dress shapes of the season. This must-have report is designed to help maximise your sales by tackling today's problem of trend over-saturation, where countless […]

Security is being bolstered at the Paris fashion shows which opens on Wednesday following the deadly Islamist attacks in the French capital and European swoops on other suspected jihadists. Celebrities and others attending the event were reported to be skittish over security at the globally mediatised […]

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