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 […]

Milan Fashion Week kicked off Tuesday overshadowed by the coronavirus outbreak, with thousands of Chinese designers, buyers and journalists ditching the event. China accounts for over a third of global luxury consumption and the crisis has already cost Italy's fashion sector millions of euros. But the […]

Sometimes it takes a guest designer to show the home brigade ‘how it’s done.’ Tommy Hilfger on Monday raised the stakes for British catwalk designers, with a tour de force of models and familiar faces spanning age, race, size and gender diversity. Naomi Campbell opened the show, which was held at London’s […]

While the runways have traditionally been a place for designers to showcase their latest sole works, it has also become the platform to debut collaborations made with other labels, such as the partnership between Claudi Li and footwear brand Teva during New York Fashion Week and just across the pond, […]