In a quiet workshop in Taipei, three young women meticulously sew and iron under the watchful eye of a master dressmaker with decades of experience in creating the classic "qipao". Lin Chin-te, 74, is among a handful of craftsmen in Taiwan who still specialise in handmaking the high-collar, figure-hugging […]

INTERVIEW Not all women can be models, Dior designer Maria Grazia Chiuri said Tuesday after a show inspired by the feminist artist Niki de Saint Phalle, who is famous for her fat ladies. The Italian designer, who has made much of her own feminist credentials since becoming the first woman to head the […]

New York - Gap has released the new exclusive menswear collection of GQ's Best New Menswear Designers featuring the "Coolest Designers on the Planet." The program, which recognizes young menswear designers, has expanded to feature international talent from Paris, Tokyo and Brooklyn. Gap is hoping this […]

The Green Carpet Fashion awards ceremony took place Sunday night in Milan, at the La Scala theatre. Tiziano Guardini, awarded by Naomi Campbell, was the winner among five finalist stylists announced a few weeks ago. "The woman in this dress is like a muse emerging from the sea to protect the environment. […]

INTERVIEW Paris fashion week began with a zing late Monday with an ode to the kind of effortlessly sexy French woman who can stop hearts and traffic by just wrapping herself in a shawl. Simon Porte Jacquemus, the farm boy from the south of France who has bewitched fashion editors and pop stars alike […]

Earlier this year, style blogger Chiara Ferragni partnered with Sant and Abel for an apparel pajama collection. Now moving forward with her designer career, Ferragni is planning to open stores with a new collection. The designer is planning to debut her spring 2018 collection at Milan Fashion Week. […]

Milan Fashion Week closed on Monday after six marathon days of powerful women, flashy sequins and frequent nods to the past, but near total avoidance of the world's current messy state. The global fashion circus now heads to Paris, where it kicks into full swing on Tuesday. Here are 10 top trends from […]

Fashion giants Zara, Next and Mango are being called on to step forward and take responsibility for the pay of Turkish factory workers. Former garment workers of Bravo Tekstil factory complex in Istanbul, Turkey are campaigning for their lost wages and severance pay after working for three months with […]

A fragmented digital world is forcing the beneficiaries of Milan's trade show and glitterati gathering, better known as Fashion Week, to peel back the curtain ever so slightly on the invitation-only party. Gone are the days when a few public-relations firms and editors sitting through the shows in pitch […]

Paris fashion week begins on Monday with all eyes as much on the models as on what they are wearing. French fashion's two biggest players, LVMH and Kering, said this month that they were banning ultrathin and underage models from their catwalks. The two companies -- which between them control a raft […]

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