Monday, November 18, 2013
English furniture design once had a reputation for being stodgy and plain, but times are changing and English design is now spoken about in the same reverent tones as interior decoration styled in Italy or Scandinavia.
Monday, November 11, 2013
Beaking an ancient fashion rule, U.S. style icons have been recently been sighted wearing socks inside high-heel shoes.
Sunday, November 10, 2013
The storied Florentine house of Emilio Pucci, which made colorful, kaleidoscopic prints world-famous and once counted Marilyn Monroe as a top client, is embarking on a new chapter.
Monday, October 14, 2013
The most preferred way of getting to the top of a ski slope is by lift. But trekking on foot to an off-piste section is also growing in popularity. “People want to experience nature more and they want to be alone in nature as well,” says Michael Spitz from Germany's Network of Fashion and Textile Designers.
Monday, October 7, 2013
A boom in sales of handbags is buoying Europe's fashion houses: among the designs decorating the most fashionable bags are kaleidoscope, animal, floral and graphic patterns.
Thursday, October 3, 2013
Marc Jacobs, the U.S. designer credited with transforming Louis Vuitton from “stodgy luggage house” to global fashion giant on Wednesday received a standing ovation as news of his departure broke.
Monday, September 30, 2013
Paris fashion this week tiptoed around the scarcity of black models on the catwalk with reaction reflecting the growing controversy surrounding the issue highlighted by models Naomi Campbell and Iman.
Medieval pilgrims that Vivienne Westwood imagined during a visit to Canterbury Cathedral were the unlikely muses for the British designer's spring-summer 2014 collection in Paris.
Sunday, September 29, 2013
Dior designer Raf Simons on Friday conjured up a tropical hanging garden as the backdrop for his spring/summer 2014 collection, as Paris fashion week reached its half-way point.
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Coats with fluorescent buttons, skirts covered in monkey prints and straw caps adorned with flowers — the designs at Milan Fashion Week often bear little resemblance to a classical Italian look.