The catwalk parades at Paris Fashion Week and similar events might steal the global media limelight, but street style on the sidelines is the real star for a group of increasingly influential fashionista bloggers. These amateur snappers and writers hang on the periphery of the big shows in Paris, Milan, […]

Junya Watanabe's autumn/winter 15 collection will be challenging to those who cannot see beyond wearability. Watanabe said he was “exploring dimensionality through clothing,” executed in cut, fold and construction. Circular Chinese paper lanterns or 3D incarnations of Victor Vasarely paintings started […]

Italian eyewear creator and distributor Safilo and luxury fashion label Givenchy have announced their new worldwide licensing agreement for the Givenchy eyewear collections of sunglasses and optical frames. The new deal will see the licensing contract run from January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2021, and […]

Normally the action at Paris fashion shows is provided by the models -- but at Kenzo's event Sunday, towering monoliths danced a technical ballet that literally overshadowed the collection on the catwalk. Seven giant two-storey-high blocks moved around on hidden wheels, apparently guided by computers, […]

Punk is Vivienne Westwood's leitmotif, and the 73-year-old British fashion designer showed her radical roots are intact at her latest show at the Paris Fashion Week. To a screechingly loud live band in a tinsel-adorned commercial basement on Saturday with front-row celebrities Solange Knowles and Naomi […]

Whatever else one might say about John Galliano, the sacked Dior designer who has returned as Maison Margiela's creative force knows how to put on a show. Paris Fashion Week attendees were treated to Galliano's taste for over-the-top theatricality in a display that featured models smeared with make-up […]

Loewe's London-based creative director Jonathan Anderson looked to the 80s for inspiration as he had done with his own namesake label during London Fashion Week last month. In Paris he showed modernist geometric prints patterned across dresses layered over metallic trousers. Leather jackets, a Loewe […]

Roland Mouret is not a label that will propose an exciting new movement in fashion. But not every designer needs to chart of path of distinctiveness, sometimes it's about knowing what works, who the customer is and what flatters a women's body. And that applies to Mouret. Best known for his dresses, […]

Margherita Maccapani Missoni Amos, granddaughter of the founding father of the Missoni fashion house, is set to unveil a new children’s wear today in Paris, during Paris Fashion Week. The launch of the new line, which is entirely separate from her family’s fashion house, comes a few weeks before the […]

Frustrated over the cancellation of Rio Fashion Week, several young models took their runway strutting to the streets, defiantly showing off the creations they had planned to wear on the catwalk. The models -- students at a local fashion school -- paraded in cropped tops and flirty pencil skirts in […]

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