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For two days last week Lai Chi Kok was the unlikely location for the hip and happening in fashion. Designers, buyers, and retailers descended on the warehouse district in Kowloon for the third...

1 Sep 2014 - 10:39am

In the four decades since he left Hong Kong, John Rocha has seen his share of ups and downs. Having announced his retirement from the fashion circuit, the Dublin-based designer is going out on a...

31 Aug 2014 - 9:37am

It has been a slow burn for designer Chitose Abe, who started her label Sacai back in 1999, after spending eight years as a pattern cutter and designer at Comme des Garçons.

1 Sep 2014 - 12:03am

Designer redefines the Bar jacket for label's autumn-winter collection.

30 Aug 2014 - 10:22pm

Alberto Scaccioni is the general secretary of Centro di Firenze, the group that owns the Pitti Immagine fashion trade fairs and Enta Moda Italiana export trade group.

29 Aug 2014 - 3:04pm

High fashion menswear labels are putting a fresh spin on old-school chic for autumn-winter. Abid Rahman goes trendspotting.

22 Aug 2014 - 1:32am

Peng Liyuan's sense of style has made her an international sensation. But will other powerful women on China's political scene follow her sartorial lead? Jing Zhang reports.

29 Aug 2014 - 2:33pm


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In 2010, the world consumed a record 69.7 million tonnes of clothes. That's up from 47.4 million tonnes 10 years earlier, according to statistics from the United Nations Food and Agriculture...

17 Aug 2014 - 9:47pm

The boss of Rubinacci talks about Neapolitan suiting and the Pitti Uomo trade show.

15 Aug 2014 - 12:27am

Some of the world's most talented fashion designers have been discovered at shows held at fashion schools worldwide, such as Antwerp's Royal Academy of Fine Arts and Central Saint Martins in...

11 Aug 2014 - 5:54pm

Christian Wijnants has established himself as an up and coming force in the fashion industry. The Antwerp-based designer, famed for his knitwear, was awarded the prestigious International Woolmark...

11 Aug 2014 - 9:39am

Recent reports that retail sales in Hong Kong fell for a fifth consecutive month in June, down 6.9 per cent year on year, have cast a pall over the sector.

8 Aug 2014 - 9:03am

Spotlighted by London's Fashion Scout as a rising star, the talented young Chinese designer discusses mentorship and moving between China and Britain for her label.

8 Aug 2014 - 8:58am

A fortuitous moment 20 years ago, when Louboutin saw his assistant paint her nails red, inspired him to create the Rouge collection, writes Vivian Chen.

7 Aug 2014 - 11:35pm

Generations who inherit the family business have to keep the brand legacy alive while bringing additional strengths, writes Kavita Daswani.

7 Aug 2014 - 11:34pm

It must be tiring to be a designer today, as there are so many different notes to hit. Designers are under constant pressure to create collections that are on trend, but are different enough to...

4 Aug 2014 - 10:29am

Naomi Campbell, the British supermodel as famous for her hot temper as her arresting beauty, says her campaign to counter racism in fashion was inspired by Nelson Mandela.

4 Aug 2014 - 10:29am

Men looking for luxury goods that are truly exclusive and personalised, and out of reach of most customers, are increasingly turning to bespoke services.

1 Aug 2014 - 12:10am

 "I was raised and educated in London. When I was at school I really enjoyed art, but I hated anything academic. Even my teachers encouraged me in my creative subjects but I was unsure how art and...

1 Aug 2014 - 12:10am

When it comes to connecting with customers, shoe designer Edgardo Osorio takes his cues from old-school couturiers such as Dior and Saint Laurent - albeit with his own technological twist.

28 Jul 2014 - 9:44am

Guangzhou isn't exactly China's fashion capital, but the city earned some serious fashion cred after home-grown brand Mo & Co celebrated its 10th anniversary in the futuristic Guangzhou Opera...

28 Jul 2014 - 9:44am

Softly spoken French designer Christophe Lemaire has parted ways with powerhouse luxury label Hermès after four years.

28 Jul 2014 - 9:47am

One of the biggest stories in the watch industry this year was Graff Diamonds, the London-based jewellers, releasing the US$55 million "Hallucination".

25 Jul 2014 - 1:49am

"My fate in fashion was sealed the day I was accepted into the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York. Although my degree was in advertising and marketing communications, every course,...

25 Jul 2014 - 1:49am

Blurring the gender lines wasn't always as hip as it is today. Back in the 1930s and '40s, when Hollywood starlets such as Marlene Dietrich and Katharine Hepburn first pulled on wide-legged...

21 Jul 2014 - 10:22am

She's already been hailed a "jewellery prodigy" by W magazine, but to meet the head designer of De Beers Diamond Jewellers, Hollie Bonneville Barden, is to realise just how youthful she is.

21 Jul 2014 - 10:22am

One particular runway show at last week's Hong Kong Fashion Week attracted a lot of attention. It wasn't due to outlandish design, but rather for an unusual accessory.

21 Jul 2014 - 10:22am


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