Ready-to-wear is a term that might seem like sophisticated fashion jargon to some, but it's as simple as what it sounds like. The idea behind ready-to-wear, or pret-a-porter as the French call it, is that it's clothing meant to require little alteration as most standard sizes fit people. It is something […]

Hot on the heels of New York, London Fashion Week opens Friday with a cohort of young designers hoping to make their mark -- and a new venue to boot. Leaving behind the institutional luxury of its former Somerset House setting, this year's show will be staged in the urban jungle of London's famous Soho […]

Colombian designer Amelia Toro doesn't just dress elegant New York women. In her homeland, she is committed to training and employing single mothers in a bid to give back to society. During New York fashion week, she presented her latest capsule collection at her immaculate store in Manhattan, summing […]

Showman Marc Jacobs brought New York's spring/summer fashion week to a sumptuous close with a stunning catwalk display of Americana and 1940s glamour down the red carpet and through a fabled movie theater. The indoor-outdoor show allowed the public and fans to jostle with photographers for a glimpse […]

The German-born London-based design duo Felder Felder has partnered with BMW for London Fashion Week. Twin sisters Daniela and Annette Felder have taken their ‘Florida Flamingo ’ print for SS16 by printing it on a fleet of electric BMW i3 cars. It is the eco-conscious designers' first collaboration […]

Kanye West stirred up fashion controversy in New York Wednesday with a second edition of futuristic clothes and by dropping a new song, before Hugo Boss gave a master class in style. Here are the highlights of the penultimate day of fashion week before the spring/summer 2016 shows switch to Europe: […]

London - Friday marks the 62nd outing of London Fashion Week, with a schedule that can easily rival other global fashion cities for showing some of the world’s most powerful creative talent. There are the international British stalwarts that are firmly seeded on the world's fashion stage, like Burberry, […]

Oscar de la Renta closed day six of New York fashion week with a stunning display of timeless elegance that eclipsed the likes of Vera Wang, Tory Burch and Serena Williams. There were more than 70 events celebrating spring/summer 2016 on day six of the bi-annual style fest as New York sweltered in the […]

Tory Burch, who Forbes says is worth around 1 billion dollars thanks to her fashion empire, showcased different visions of beauty in her elegant spring/summer 2016 collection in New York on Tuesday. "It was a lot about contrasts," she told AFP backstage after the show at Avery Fisher Hall in Lincoln […]

Luxury label Maiyet, which partners with artisans from far-flung corners of the world, made its fashion week debut with a sensuous collection in desert hues designed for the sophisticated New York woman. Founded in 2010 by South African lawyer and post-apartheid reconciliation figure Paul van Zyl, and […]