FashionUnited, the leading international B2B platform for the fashion industry, is celebrating the redesign of FashionUnited.com and the stepping up of all US activities with a billboard ad at no other place than Times Square, New York. Between 12-15 February, the 30 x 40 foot billboard will encourage […]

REVIEW Following the days of menswear fashion shows in Paris, haute couture collections took the catwalks from Tuesday to Thursday. Despite the event's overall extravaganza, the number of visitors attending the shows was less than the previous edition. Hotels in the area reported a 9 percent decline […]

Shakespeare, Dante and Marc Chagall served as the inspiration for Valentino's SS15 Haute Couture collection, which was shown in Paris on Wednesday. The romance and storytelling was evident throughout, with Pierpaolo Ciccioli and Maria Grazia Chiuri’s offering lavish details including gauzy fabrics, […]

Designer Andres Aquino will present his latest collection entitled “Gotham Nights” at Couture Fashion Week New York’s upcoming 21st season. The runway fashion show will be held at 8:00 pm on Valentine’s Day, Saturday February 14, 2015 in the Broadway Ballroom of the Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan, […]

At the end of last year Gareth Pugh announced he would be showing his 10 year anniversary collection back on the London Fashion Week catwalk. Now the designer has stated he will exhibit a retrospective to mark his label's tenth anniversary. The exhibition will take place at the Galeria Melissa Covent […]

ROUNDUP Avelon and Edwin Oudshoorn opened the catwalk programme for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Amsterdam, which took place at de Westergasfabriek in the Dutch capital. Eric Frenken, the designer behind Avelon, found inspiration for the label's five year anniversary collection in the 'freedom of the […]

Spring has sprung a few weeks early, or at least at Chanel, where its SS15 couture season was in full bloom in Paris today. Showing at the Grand Palais, each season Chanel's creative director Karl Lagerfeld and his set designers transform the space into a work of art of its own. After the Paris massacre […]

The stars were aligned at Dior's Haute Couture fashion show in Paris on Monday. T he spring-summer collection itself was all groovily "Barbarella , "with fluorescent orange boots and skintight catsuits with flower-power patterns worn by models descending from a multi-level space-opera set purpose-built […]

Military jackets, elongated blazers and high waisted trousers were just some of the looks at Lanvin's AW15 presentation. It was as utilitarian as it was rock & roll, like a Prince of Wales check versus tailored joggers. Layered knits over shirts were a 70s reference, as has been seen at several shows. […]

French fashion house Chanel is planning to stage its fashion shows in New York, Rome and Seoul this year. First up will be another staging of Chanel’s Métiers d’arts collection on March 31 in New York City. The collection first showed in an 18th century palace in Austria last month and its reprise will […]