Models strutted the ramp with adhesive glittering rhinestones stuck around their mouths arranged in the shape of surgical face masks as the coronavirus pandemic took centre stage at a fashion week in Cape Town. Veteran South African designer Gavin Rajah on Thursday night used the stage at the African […]

At a time of worldwide social media usage and lightning fast livestreams a question arises: how do these factors impact the unchanged, traditional fashion weeks, and how is that impact made? Data research agency Launchmetrics and fashion search engine Lyst researched this issue. The conclusion: fashion […]

IN PICTURES Paris - Louis Vuitton ended Paris fashion week Tuesday with one of its most sublime shows, a "clash of epochs" extravaganza at the Louvre museum featuring a 200-person choir in period costumes that went from the 15th century to the 1950s. Designer Nicolas Ghesquiere hired Stanley Kubrick's […]

Chanel designer Virginie Viard Tuesday signalled she may put an end to the brand's themed Paris fashion week spectaculars, a year after the death of her legendary predecessor Karl Lagerfeld. The German showman spent millions turning the vast Grand Palais into his playground, building a Chanel space […]

US rapper Kanye West was at the centre of a storm Monday after a Paris show by an acclaimed transgender performer was cancelled at the last minute to make way for one of his religious services. The mercurial singer took over the Bouffes du Nord theatre in the French capital for one of his famous "Sunday […]

INTERVIEW Stella McCartney pledged Monday to try to change the world's biggest luxury fashion group from within after LVMH took a stake in her label, one of the most sustainable in the world. The British designer made a spirited defence of her decision to become "personal sustainability adviser" to […]

Since the death of the couturier Hervé Leger in 2017, the house has been mothballed. Today, however, a page turns thanks to his sister who is preparing to present the new collections during Paris Fashion Week. Launched in 2000 by Hervé Leger Leroux and Jocelyne Caudroy (sister of the latter who has […]

Trendstop brings FashionUnited readers a first look at the event highlights of London Fashion Week. Extending beyond the confines of the capital’s fashion hub, London Fashion Week hosted a City-Wide Celebration with the aim of introducing the industry to a wider audience. Over 346 activities and events […]

Milan fashion week is well underway, with 54 collections expected on the catwalks this season. In addition over 90 presentations and 32 events will make for 188 fashion happening in the Italian capital. Co-ed shows will be embraced by Antonio Marras, Atsushi Nakashima, Boss, Bottega Veneta, Fila, Gcds, […]

British style, sustainable collections and Chinese visitors on the slide: here are the takeaways from London Fashion Week, which ended on Tuesday: All fashion weeks under a dark cloud of looming coronavirus concerns The involvement of Chinese retailers and media was sharply down at LFW due to travel […]