When it comes to elaborate catwalk sets, Paris Fashion Week always wins out, and for spring/summer 2020, Dior created its own secret indoor forest using 164 trees that it plans to replant in three different locations in the Paris region. The Dior show has always been Maria Grazia Chiuri’s platform for […]

The London Fashion Week spring/summer 2020 schedule was as packed as ever, with more than 60 on-schedule brands taking part, and for some designers the way to stand out from the crowd is to showcase their new collection in a presentation environment, allowing them to focus on the inspiration and allow […]

IN PICTURES Fifty years on from the iconic festival, Woodstock, Rixo co-founders Henrietta Rix and Orlagh McCloskey welcomed people ‘Back to the Garden’ for its London Fashion Week spring/summer 2020 presentation. Rixo has become a firm favourite on the LFW schedule, their presentations are larger-than-life, […]

Paris women's fashion week is bracing itself for climate change and animals rights protests as it starts Monday, with one of its biggest stars -- Virgil Abloh -- missing. Extinction Rebellion activists had called for London fashion week to be cancelled entirely because of the "climate emergency" and […]

IN PICTURES The mis-en-scene was a red-lit room when an aggregation of models, 21 to be exact, came dressed in straight jacket uniforms, some bare foot, and walked down a conveyor to open the Gucci SS20 show. Clad in all white, models were strapped, harnessed and sullen, raising their palms to photographers […]

INTERVIEW There has been an influx in Asian brand’s showing at London Fashion Week and this season, Korean brand YCH made its debut with an exploration of how feminism has been “accepted and expressed differently across nations, throughout eras and ultimately reflected in fashion” with slick tailoring, […]

Celebrities and fashion shows are near symbiotic. The front row seats are ubiquitously filled with leading actresses, starlets, fashion muses, influencers and other familiar faces, some paid, some not, to support brands and their creative directors, but mostly to lend premise to a worthy Instagram feed. […]

ANALISYSNew York – With the four major fashion weeks (New York, London, Milan, Paris) either in full swing or right ended, we review how they’re adjusting to better accommodate to lead on an ever-changing industry and a politically convoluted economy. Investors often wonder how relevant these expensive, […]

Dawn rays transformed the habitually grey skies of Milan Thursday as luxury fashion brand Fendi sent its latest collection down the runway under a vast rising sun. It was Silvia Venturini Fendi's first show following the death of fashion legend Karl Lagerfeld in February, and her ready to wear debut […]

Fashion weeks are no longer industry-facing events intended to pair new collections with department store buyers. As both the retail landscape and consumer interests evolve, as does the purpose of Fashion Week. Now, brands are looking to Fashion Week as a time to reach the attention of their consumers. […]