Asos and LGBTQ charity Glaad have joined forces to launch a second capsule collection in celebration of Pride month, following the success of last year’s collaboration. Launched today, the collection includes 22 pieces of apparel and accessories featuring all colors of the rainbow and the ampersand […]

Rapper Kanye West and his friend and muse Virgil Abloh cried in each other's arms Thursday after the US designer made his Paris debut for Louis Vuitton. The pair embraced after Abloh -- who worked hand in glove with West for more than 15 years as his creative partner -- showed his first menswear collection […]

The outrageous post-Soviet rapper and conceptual artist Tommy Cash -- best known for his wacky hits "Leave Me Alone" and "Winaloto" -- made his catwalk debut Thursday as a model in Rick Owens' dramatically apocalyptic outdoor Paris show. The Estonian, who has built up a huge following thanks to his […]

Instagram has launched a new app for watching long-form, vertical video. In addition to a new stand-alone IGTV app users can also watch from within the Instagram app. Videos are full screen and vertical but unlike the Instagram video posts are not limited to one minute but can be up to one hour long. […]

Fashion's designer of the moment Virgil Abloh channelled James Dean and the graffiti legend Dondi White at his Off-White Paris show Wednesday. The American creator's hype machine has pretty much hijacked the first three days of Paris men's fashion week, with Kanye West's former sidekick and muse about […]

After the untimely death of their brilliant founder due to a suicide, Kate Spade New York has committed 1 million dollars for charitable causes for mental health awareness and suicide prevention. The news first broke on WWD. The donations will begin with 250,000 dollars to the Crisis Text Line, and […]

Once upon a time the meaning of luxury was part aspiration, part exclusivity and part too expensive for most to afford. It was the Hermès bag, the Cartier watch and cashmere designer coat that equalled status, good taste and most of all exuded wealth. Brands communicated their campaigns through magazines, […]

TIMELINE Long gone are the times when people would only wear sneakers to practice sports. Now they are the footwear of choice for millions of people around the world. The international sneaker market grew 40 percent between 2004 and 2016, according to Forbes. Nike’s revenue alone reached 35.4 billion […]

United Colors of Benetton is best known for its advertising campaigns celebrating diversity. Previous campaigns, usually shot by Italian photographer Oliviero Toscani, depicted models from different ethnicities holding hands, leaders from different religions side by side, or classroom with children […]

BACKGROUND When the sports and business worlds collide, fashion is never far off. The World Cup, currently taking place in multiple Russian cities, has cost eleven billion dollars and comes with a blend of patriotism, folklore, and familiar aesthetics of the hosting country. Sportswear remains one of […]