Vivienne Westwood declared her husband Andreas Kronthaler "the world's greatest designer" as he emerged from her flamboyant shadow Saturday with his first solo Paris show. The Austrian-born designer -- who says he suspects he is the basis for comedian Sacha Baron Cohen's 2009 fashion satire "Bruno" […]

Paris fashion has rediscovered its taste for rebellion with designers playing fast and loose not just with the old rules of couture but also with France's ban on the full-face veil. The mould-breaking French label Vetements -- the new darling of the fashion press -- staged a show full of teenage revolt […]

New York - First, Rihanna had her Fenty collaboration with Puma that was well-received at New York Fashion Week. However, a sporty, athletic collaboration wasn't enough for the music star who has become a fashion industry favorite. Now, the woman with 14 billboard number one hits will be collaborating […]

Five striking trends from the first few days of the Paris autumn-winter womenswear collections which run until March 9: Decadent dandies The front row guests at Dries Van Noten's sumptuous show were ready to give their (redone) front teeth for anything from what Vogue called this "spine-chillingly elegant" […]

On the day an astronaut returned to Earth after 340 days in space, Paris fashion took another small step for mankind. Behold, the self-heating overcoat. The French label Courreges announced the dawn of the "new era" Wednesday, "an era when the garment will come alive". "Who has never dreamt of being […]

London - Although the catwalks at Milan Fashion Week were awash with all shapes and colours of fur this season, research shows that fur fell out of favour and the limelight at its British counterpart, London Fashion Week. According to a poll conducted by PETA, 86 per cent of designers who presented […]

London - The hashtag #MadeinItaly says it all. Milan designers presented collections that are the last word in craftsmanship. Exquisite tailoring, extravagant embroideries and lashings of fur show that Milan's designers embrace true design offering everything from historical romanticism to youthful […]

Fat ladies tend to be thin on the ground on the Paris catwalk. But rising Dutch designer Liselore Frowijn made her ready-to-wear debut Tuesday with a colourful collection to light up autumn-winter inspired by the feminist artist Niki de Saint Phalle's proudly voluptuous "Nanas". Her show with its eye-catching […]

London - The former chairman and CEO of luxury fashion house Gucci, Patrizio di Marco, is rumoured to be making the jump for Italian luxury label Dolce & Gabbana. According to numerous media reports, di Marco could join the board of D&G anytime this month as he is pegged to prepare the fashion house […]

With Milan Fashion Week have come to an end, we take a moment to reflect on five memorable looks from the Fall-Winter 2016 womenswear collections shown on the catwalk during the event. Karl's kinky boots The most eye-catching element of Karl Lagerfeld's acclaimed wave-themed collection for Fendi was […]

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