INTERVIEWImane Ayissi, a multidisciplinary artist inspired by dance and fashion as a way of life will participate as a guest presenter in January on the official calendar haute-couture week in Paris. Native of Cameroon, and son of African boxing champion, is asserting himself as the first sub-Saharan […]

Italian luxury brand Redemption has launched its most sustainable collection to date, after enlisted the help of sustainability and communications consultancy Eco-Age to “drive substantial and meaningful change” across its business. The ‘Athletix’ line marks the brand’s first athleisure wear offering […]

H&M’s fashion and lifestyle brand Arket has launched its first Running Concept: a sportswear collection for men and women that has been designed by Arket’s design studio in Stockholm. The collection is available on and in selected Arket stores. “Running in Scandinavia is as much about finding […]

When Jean-Paul Gaultier walks away from fashion design, he will leave behind a rich legacy of men in skirts, Madonna in a conical bra and lots of sailor stripes. The famous French fashion designer said he will be bowing out Wednesday with a big party to mark his 50 years in the business after his final […]

In a tiny workshop in central Paris, Paloma Casile adding final details to eco-friendly lingerie collection that she hopes will catch on at an international show a few days hence. Below her chic little shop on the Rue du Jour, the designer pieces together bits of lace, sometimes combined with lurex, […]

Japanese fashion brand Comme des Garcons was at the centre of a cultural appropriation row Sunday after it sent out white models in what appeared to be cornrow wigs at its Paris men's fashion week show. The self-appointed fashion watchdog Diet Prada -- which has a record of pulling up labels on racial […]

Eels were once a staple dish for working-class Londoners. Now dandies everywhere will be queueing up to wear them after Dunhill's Paris men's fashion week show Sunday went off the scales. Mark Weston -- who is known for his cleverly engineered clothes -- lit up the catwalk with the ingeniously chic […]

His father was undefeated boxing champion of Africa, now Imane Ayissi is making history himself by becoming the first sub-Saharan designer to show in the elite Paris haute couture week. Not only is he joining fashion's creme de la creme, the Cameroonian couturier is shaking up the stereotype of what […]

Kim Jones injected a spot of English aristocratic insouciance into the DNA of Dior Friday, with a starry men's Paris fashion week show that riffed on British upper class eccentricity. This was the fabled French label at its most dandyish and decadent, with top coats with velvet collars, trompe l'oeil […]

Young fashion designers looking to make the industry more sustainable can now apply to the 10th cycle of the Redress Design Award (formerly the EcoChic Design Award), the sustainable fashion design competition organized by Hong Kong-based NGO Redress. The prize will have two categories this year: menswear […]

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