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  • Mar 3, 2015
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The secret life of a fashion model: rampant exploitation, scant rewards

Sara Ziff, formerly the face of Tommy Hilfiger, founded the Models Alliance to fight for the rights of fashion models in America. In three years she has signed up 400 members.

28 Feb 2015 - 10:50pm
Milan Fashion Week: Versace thrills with thigh-high boots

Donatella Versace offered up a riot of colour at Milan Fashion Week, with red, yellow and green thigh-high boots, and cocktail dresses bedecked with vivid crystals.

2 Mar 2015 - 12:00pm
Milan Fashion Week: Versace thrills with thigh-high boots

Lunar New Year and the Oscars were clearly going to be major distractions over London Fashion Week as the biannual catwalk parade moved from New York to London, but British fashion benefits from...

2 Mar 2015 - 6:16am
Milan Fashion Week: Versace thrills with thigh-high boots

From the dainty to the bold, the latest florals are a blooming spring affair.

28 Feb 2015 - 10:50pm
Milan Fashion Week: Versace thrills with thigh-high boots

Hong Kong is by and large a safe place for fashion models to work, even though the industry relies on self-regulation.


2 Mar 2015 - 10:30am
Intimissimi seduces, Armani offers understated glamour

Stretch your wings In Chinese culture, butterflies signify love and, with that in mind, local brand Uber Tunique has launched a range of jewellery adorned with the dainty motif.

28 Feb 2015 - 10:50pm

What’s the story? After graduating in design from the University of California, Los Angeles, in the United States, Taiwanese-born Christina Lu was unsure of what to do next.

28 Feb 2015 - 10:50pm


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After all those Lunar New Year parties you’re probably going to need new neckwear. Why? Well, because if you’re anything like us you’ve either lost your bow-tie, stained your silk tie or ended up...

28 Feb 2015 - 11:33pm

The Fendi show impressed Italy’s fashion world with its sumptuous suede and leather creations and bird of paradise bags.

27 Feb 2015 - 12:15pm

We may have just entered the Year of the Goat, but if the recent high jewellery presentations in Paris are anything to go by, 2015 looks like it's going to be all about the snake.

27 Feb 2015 - 6:11am

The freelance creative director has worked with the likes of Kanye West, Fendi, Nick Knight, Riccardo Tisci and Giuseppe Zanotti on a wide array of projects.

27 Feb 2015 - 6:08am

AlessandroMichele, a relative unknown before his appointment as Gucci's creative director in January, makes a confident start, relaunching the brand with romantic flourishes and restoring a...

26 Feb 2015 - 11:05am

Hollywood turned out  to watch models power down the runway wearing Tom Ford in the designer’s first Los Angeles show, which coincided with Oscars weekend.

25 Feb 2015 - 6:05pm

London Fashion Week drew to a close on Tuesday after five days that have showcased an eclectic range of talent, from luxury brands to rising stars.

Here are five themes from the autumn/...

24 Feb 2015 - 2:37pm

Global fashion's focus turned to the London autumn/winter 2015 shows after New York Fashion Week, and the British capital showed it is still the place where designers take the biggest risks,...

24 Feb 2015 - 2:14pm

London Fashion Week rolled out the big guns this week, with British design powerhouse Burberry hosting the glitziest catwalk show of the season.

24 Feb 2015 - 2:35pm

Fashion editor Jing Zhang finds Oscars fashions more conservative chic than daring this year, with whites, natural hues and lots of sparkle predominating. 50 Shades of Grey actress Dakota Johnson...

23 Feb 2015 - 1:47pm

Hollywood’s A-list actresses oozed old-school elegance in white and glittering silver on the Oscars red carpet.

23 Feb 2015 - 6:37pm

Rapper turned fashion designer Kanye West showed a collection of men's and women's athletic-wear with an urban, gritty edge at New York Fashion Week. "I want to create something better for you,"...

16 Feb 2015 - 4:09pm

Local fashion designers look set to benefit from this year's budget, with the government expected to offer the sector at least HK$200 million in promotion and scholarships in the hope of nurturing...

23 Feb 2015 - 12:27pm

Trainers aren't the only comfortable shoes being embraced by fashion insiders this spring, as espadrilles continue to fly off the shelves.

23 Feb 2015 - 6:13am

 Ralph Lauren once again showed his gift for giving the American public what they want a season before they know they want it,  with a collection of wrapped-up winter polish.

20 Feb 2015 - 4:27pm

For four decades Oscar de la Renta, who died last year aged 82 , helped define the very image of America. So there was keen interest in New York this week in how his anointed successor, Peter...

20 Feb 2015 - 4:01pm

Hot on the heels of haute couture shows in Paris, the fashion glitterati flocked to New York this month to admire the best and brightest in US design, where young talent rubbed shoulders with...

20 Feb 2015 - 6:29am

New York Fashion Week got a slice of pre-Oscars, red carpet glamour on Tuesday with minimal chic from Vera Wang, autumnal flash from Rodarte and Spanish sophistication from Duchess of Cambridge...

20 Feb 2015 - 12:42pm

Fashion editor Jing Zhang chooses her favourite looks from the runways in New York.

17 Feb 2015 - 1:58pm

"Seasonless" dressing has become a necessity for the modern-day fashionista. "As our lives become increasingly busy we look for clothes that work hard across a multitude of scenarios. It has...

16 Feb 2015 - 10:15am

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