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 […]

Banana Republic, which is currently going through a transition since it appointed Marissa Webb as creative director last April, is to showcase her second collection for the brand during New York Fashion Week. Due to take place on February 14 at 6pm, the showcase will mark Banana Republic’s first time […]

Valentinoopted for utility chic its AW15 men's presentation in Paris on Thursday. Inspired by images of the Ballet Russes in Paris and the Beat generation in San Francisco, their ideas were translated by Australian artist Esther Stewart, whose signature geometric patterns were featured on tailored overcoats, […]

Kenzo's colourful and eye-catching collection was a collage of brightly coloured separates: orange - which came in the form of a bomber jacket with matching shiny nylon trousers; fuchsia - in a wool overcoat with contrast utility pockets on sleeves; and aquamarine, which was mixed in an intarsia sweater […]

Kris van Assche presented sportswear with an urban edge. Swirling jacquards and prints on knitwear and tailoring, were offset with abstract camouflage patterns and oversized proportions. Green and grey were two key colours, and strong outerwear styles came in bomber jackets and fur-collared parkas. […]

Valentino opted for utility chic during its AW15 men's presentation in Paris on Thursday. Inspired by images of the Ballet Russes in Paris and the Beat generation in San Francisco, their ideas were translated by Australian artist Esther Stewart, whose signature geometric patterns were featured on tailored […]

ROUNDUP Men seeking inspiration from the Paris menswear shows in full swing are apt to find themselves looking at geometrical clothes with a sporty bent -- or, in one case, outfits proudly displaying their manhood. Nod to nostalgia Looking back to the 1980s and 1990s is proving something of a trend […]

Giorgio Armani opened his show to the soundtrack of Downton Abbey, who's era resonated with his vision for the season. The collection was something of a tribute to Milanese masculinity, but the high waisted drop crotch trousers, four button suits and frock coats felt like a nod to the English aristocracy […]