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 […]

Musician Sir Mick Jagger has donated a three-year scholarship programme in memory of his late partner, fashion designer L’Wren Scott for students at London’s Central Saint Martins MA Fashion course at the University of the Arts London. The scholarship, which will begin for the academic year starting […]

REVIEW Marni was the guest designer at this season's Pitti Uomo and showed its AW15 collection at the Museo Marino Marini in Florence. The Pitti guest show is one of the highlights of fashion week, especially considering the rush between shows in Milan, this is one presentation where press and buyers […]

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