A 70s faux fur backdrop by Rem Koolhaas and the design ancillary of his architect firm OMA set the scene for Prada’s first menswear collection in collaboration with co-creative director Raf Simons. The presentation, once again executed in a digital format while physical fashion remains interrupted, […]

French fashion brand American Vintage has decided to ban angora from all its future collections and has announced this on social media. Already two years ago, animal rights organisation PETA had criticised the brand’s use of angora and showed how much angora rabbits suffer when their fur is harvested. […]

The fashion industry has never been more ready for a good shake-up and a meaningful change. The pandemic exposed many flaws within the system and made it clear that fashion brands have to change the way they operate to be able to stay afloat. They should do so through sustainable innovation. Sustainable […]

Milan's Fashion Week will go ahead early next year with shows likely to continue employing virtual catwalks because of the coronavirus, organisers announced on Wednesday. While the men's shows will run from January 15 to 19, women's Fashion Week will be held from February 23 to March 1, the Italian […]

The fashion weeks for spring/summer 2021 were full of colour. Pantone's colour reports from London Fashion Week and New York Fashion Week were also on the theme of 'the joy of colour' and 'flexibility and innovation'. Pantone presented a series of colours that dominate the season with an overlap between […]

At Paris Fashion Week one of the key words summing up SS21 was ‘home made’. A renewed focus of craft, craftsmanship and traditional home making carried through from Milan and into the French capital. The natural world and human’s impact upon it were also talking points addressed by many designers via […]

Chanel went back to the timeless glamour of black and white Hollywood movies in its blockbuster show on the last day of Paris fashion week Tuesday. In its biggest catwalk spectacle since designer Virginie Viard took over the fabled French house from Karl Lagerfeld after his death last year, an army […]

Milan Fashion Week SS21 returned to something approaching pre-pandemics normalcy with shows staged in front of small audiences and unmasked models. Big names such as Parada and Versace aired on the side of caution with behind-closed-doors events and live screenings with only their in-house teams in […]

Dior swaddled its models in cocooning kaftans Tuesday to protect them from an uncertain world, in the first big fashion show staged in virus-hit Paris in nearly seven months. Three hundred masked movers and shakers braved the drizzle to worship at the "cathedral of Dior", as was dubbed the pavilion […]

Paris women's fashion week opened Monday just as the city limited public gatherings in a bid to slow rocketing virus infections in France. Like Milan -- which finished Sunday -- the vast majority of Paris shows over the next nine days will be virtual, with frustrated fashionistas watching on their phones […]