Every season at New York Fashion Week is an exploration in designers trying to figure out what they can get women to buy next. This September, designers have been working on trying to juxtapose comfort with luxury as the overwhelming consensus for what women want is comfortable clothes that still look […]

A homage to the late Princess Diana and a collection made almost entirely of sustainable clothing were among the breathtaking shows that lit up the second full day of New York Fashion Week Sunday. American designer Tory Burch, a paragon of Bohemian chic style, wowed a star-studded audience with soft […]

ANALYSIS New York - Over the past months, the Chinese e-commerce giant has ramped up its investments in artificial intelligence (AI) and big data. Alibaba has used AI to create customer service chat bots, improve the recommendation of products to its shoppers, and power the brains of drones and robots […]

Tom Ford, Rihanna, and the return of big names including Tommy Hilfiger herald a promised new era for New York Fashion Week which kicked off Friday September 6 after a run of underwhelming seasons. American designer Tom Ford is credited with reviving Gucci in the 1990s and has quickly set about trying […]

The Elizabeth Purpich Collection, founded by Elizabeth Younger Purpich, will be launching its new collection of custom-made, luxury leather handbags during New York Fashion Week on September 10 at the Four Seasons Hotel New York. Paying homage to her alma mater, Auburn University, part of Purpich's […]

Size inclusive bridal wear has made its way to the New York Fashion Week runway. Iconic New York bridalwear retailer Kleinfeld and wedding planning service The Knot have partnered to host a wedding fashion show focusing on size inclusive styles. Rather than taking place during next month's NYFW: Bridal […]

Alibaba’s Tmall has become a major platform for both local Chinese and international brands looking to capitalize on the Chinese market. Tmall’s influence on the fashion industry in China has been recognized by major industry players, including Tory Burch, who recently launched her collection there […]

Hip Hop’s newest star Saweetie will debut her collaboration with PrettyLittleThing on the catwalk during New York Fashion Week, marking a first for the British e-tailer. Described by PrettyLittleThing chief executive Umar Kamani as a “huge milestone” for the brand, the New York Fashion Week showcase […]

Fast-fashion e-tailer PrettyLittleThing has confirmed on Instagram that it is to host its first catwalk show during New York Fashion Week on September 8. Founder and chief executive Umar Kamani made the announcement on his personal Instagram, saying: “This is a dream come true for me. I’m so excited […]

On|Off, the innovative talent support platform established in 2002 by Lee Lapthorne, has named five designers who will take part in its on-schedule collaborative showcase during London Fashion Week. Now in its 17th year, the programme that nurtures UK and International emerging designers, will introduce […]