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  • Jan 27, 2015
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Versace's figure-hugging creations - the top picks

Racy soiree outfits in electric blues, reds and whites were the stars of the runway as Versace kicked off a week of haute couture shows in Paris.

26 Jan 2015 - 6:48pm
Paris Fashion Week shifts up into haute couture


Italian house Versace was the first to step into the prestige whirl of handmade women’s fashions collections for spring-summer 2015 as the haute couture shows kicked off in Paris.

26 Jan 2015 - 12:39pm
Paris Fashion Week shifts up into haute couture

Benoit Ams points a scanning machine at my head and slowly walks in an arc in front of me. "Stay still and kindly move your hair from your face," says the Belgium entrepreneur and managing...

26 Jan 2015 - 12:06pm
Paris Fashion Week shifts up into haute couture

26 Jan 2015 - 6:06am
Paris Fashion Week shifts up into haute couture

Cosy and warm was the overriding theme of Milan Men's Fashion Week - autumn-winter 2015.

23 Jan 2015 - 6:15am
Earn your fashion stripes with uniform-inspired looks

Earn your fashion stripes with uniform-inspired looks.

24 Jan 2015 - 10:19pm

This year started in much the same way as 2014 - cold, disappointing and with Arsenal in a rather underwhelming league position. The weather we can't do anything about; the disappointment springs...

24 Jan 2015 - 11:27pm


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While Milan is home to Italy's fashion giants, Florence is the epicentre of Italian culture and craftsmanship, and favoured by many smaller, boutique brands, including leather accessories label...

24 Jan 2015 - 10:19pm

Jennifer Loiselle created this eponymous mix-media jewellery label after a maternity leave hiatus. She had worked as a fashion stylist and writer for several newspapers in India, Australia and...

24 Jan 2015 - 10:19pm

22 Jan 2015 - 12:31pm

Those who bemoaned the skinny fit will be happy to see jackets and blazers with a more relaxed cut, while some designers moved towards baggier, longer pants.

22 Jan 2015 - 2:47pm

Those familiar with the Star Street area may have noticed the sudden disappearance of contemporary art space Galerie Huit, which opened a few years ago.

21 Jan 2015 - 9:56pm

Despite a slight decline in domestic luxury consumption last year, mainland consumers are shopping for more high-end cosmetics, leather goods, watches and jewellery from overseas through online...

21 Jan 2015 - 1:51pm

21 Jan 2015 - 10:46am

To women in the top echelons of business and politics in China, couturier Grace Chen Yehuai is one of a handful of go-to luxury bespoke designers.

20 Jan 2015 - 6:37pm

Is the skinny suit's grip on menswear fashion starting to ease? That was the question many were asking as the new autumn-winter menswear collections rolled out in London from January 9 to 12....

19 Jan 2015 - 6:00am

Sleek and simple is how we like our fashion, and few can deliver as well as Berayah. Geometric cuts and precision tailoring give the label's traditional designs a distinctive, quirky edge.

17 Jan 2015 - 10:39pm

Talk to any luxury watch executive and they'll happily tell you (off the record, of course) that the faster they can put 2014 behind them, the better.

16 Jan 2015 - 6:40am

US actress Lauren Bacall was one of the brightest stars of Hollywood's golden age. Her seductive, throaty voice and glamorous image set her on the path of a long and successful career on the stage...

16 Jan 2015 - 6:38am

Female designers tend to know instinctively what women want and Mary Katrantzou is no exception.

16 Jan 2015 - 6:30am

The parent company of Japanese clothes retailer Uniqlo has demanded its two major Chinese suppliers overhaul working conditions after a rights group exposed mistreatment of workers.

16 Jan 2015 - 5:35pm

My mother gave me a jumper by St James, a French label from Normandy that we discovered while on holiday there. I have managed to lose it, unfortunately, and wish to replace it as soon as possible...

17 Jan 2015 - 10:10pm

Creative director Danielle DiFerdinando founded the brand while interning at Bergdorf Goodman. A cosmetics buyer at the department store was bowled over by her designs, and encouraged the Maryland...

17 Jan 2015 - 10:10pm

A friend just got back from her hols and her skin looks AMAZING. Mine always gets scaly and pale in Europe's winter weather. She says her secret is "facial discs", as if everyone knows what that...

17 Jan 2015 - 10:10pm

Here’s a nugget of fashion trivia for you: hip upmarket label Theory is owned by Japan’s Fast Retailing, the people behind Uniqlo.

17 Jan 2015 - 10:10pm

Shoe designer Gianvito Rossi, son of legendary Italian shoemaker Sergio, launched his own brand in 2007. His feminine yet glamorous designs are worn by celebrities including Reese Witherspoon,...

17 Jan 2015 - 10:10pm

15 Jan 2015 - 11:08am

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