The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) has warned its members against the use of underage and unhealthy models at the upcoming New York Fashion Week, taking place from February 12 to 19. The open letter, signed with love from CFDA president designer Diane von Furstenberg and CEO Steven Kolb, […]

After years of wishful thinking, negotiations, and a decision from those who reign supreme in American fashion, or as they are otherwise known, the Council of Fashion Designers of America or CFDA for short, have decided that there will finally be a men’s fashion week. The first official men’s fashion […]

Fashion East, the non-profit designer support scheme, has revealed its lineup for Autumn/Winter 2015, which will see two new names presenting their collections during the official London Fashion Week agenda, as the fashion incubator aims to shake things up. Westminster graduate Mary Benson and Central […]

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 […]