Where Sao Paulo Fashion Week goes, much of Latin America follows, and this year the message from the catwalks is to look rosy and airy -- while throwing in a metallic glint.
An event Tuesday in New York to launch the new Balmain x H&M collection turned the typical runway show up about 10 notches to a full-on party.
Sao Paulo kicked off the 40th edition of its Fashion Week Sunday featuring the winter 2016 collection of Brazilian designer Alexandre Herchcovitch.
Tokyo fashion week drew to a close at the weekend showcasing a sexy new twist on the kimono, as the Japanese classic makes a quiet comeback into women's wardrobes.
Bubblegum-pink hearts, tulle skirts and polka dots: the unapologetically feminine fashion that originated in Tokyo has exploded in the West with Hollywood celebrities earning brickbats for adopting the "girly" style.
Tokyo fashion week was set to open Monday with a show by a U.S. designer, an arrangement observers say underlines the absence of local labels on the world stage despite the city's reputation for edgy streetwear and shaping global trends.
Two dresses identical to those worn by first lady Chow Mei-ching (周美青) on National Day were put on sale at Shin Kong Mitsukoshi (新光三越) Department Store in Taipei on Sunday, with the proceeds to go to charity.
The sky was the limit for Karl Lagerfeld, who re-created an entire airport under Paris' Grand Palais in Chanel's blockbuster aviation-themed show at Paris Fashion Week -- just as violent protests by real-life aviation workers were taking place elsewhere in the capital.
Sport stars Lewis Hamilton and Maria Sharapova were the apt glitterati at Stella McCartney's kinetic show in Paris Monday, as Salma Hayek rocked Saint Laurent's Nineties-nostalgia evening show in midnight black.
From exposed breasts to Japanese origami to the ration-era Forties, Sunday's installment of VIP-filled Paris Fashion Week had it all. Here are the spring-summer 2016 collection highlights.