London - It’s the start of a new year, signalling new chances, inspirations and designs to be made in fashion. However, there is nothing like being able to see fashion in real life, to be able to experience the creative process which goes into design up close and in person. Fashion exhibitions are a […]

The late fashion designer Oscar de la Renta is to be honoured with a line of stamps by the United States Postal Service, including a black-and-white portrait of the designer shot by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin. "The new year is shaping up to be exceptional as the Postal Service continues […]

London - A coffee-table book is a key side-selling product in the fashion industry, and no fashion lover’s living is complete without a tome or two. With the holidays waiting at our doorstep, FashionUnited has made a selection of this year’s latest and greatest fashion coffee-table books. After all, […]

“These invariably fashionable women were formidable characters and role models for the emerging archetype of the New Woman” states the brochure accompanying the Neue Galerie’s exhibit “Klimt and the Women of Vienna’s Golden Age 1900 -1918.” Here we are as in olden days, happy golden days of yore This […]

The son of Sex Pistols manager Malcolm McLaren and fashion designer Vivienne Westwood torched a wealth of punk memorabilia on Saturday in protest at official plans to celebrate the movement's 40th anniversary. Joe Corre burnt the items, said to be worth 5 million pounds (6.2 million dollars, 5.9 million […]

Sometimes, there is such a thing as being too popular, Tommy Hilfiger says, explaining that after his label's crazy romp in the 1990s, he had to reinvent the brand. Decked out in red trousers and a white shirt with blue stripes, and white sneakers -- poster boy for his brand's red, white and blue staples […]

London - Tommy Hilfiger has announced the global launch of his much anticipated memoir American Dreamer . The memoir chronicles the life and career of the illustrated designer, from his early start as a young entrepreneur in New York to founding his own namesake brand and creating an internationally […]

London - Donatella Versace, artistic director and vice president of Italian fashion house Versace, has written a book detailing the intimate history of the family-run label established by her late brother Gianni Versace and which she has been heading since 1997. Simply called Versace, the 336 paged […]

It's a suitable tale of metamorphosis: a tailoring shop for businessmen in Brooklyn transforms into a bespoke company in full bloom thanks to its gay and transgender clientele. The agent of change is Daniel Friedman, a 37-year-old American-Canadian -- who himself is straight. Friedman had no apparent […]

He's an Instagram-era Oscar Wilde, the chronicler of fashion world follies whose little red book has become a must-have accessory as anything on the Paris catwalk. Loic Prigent's "I Love Fashion But it's Everything That I Hate" -- a collection of put-downs, witticisms and snippets of overheard conversations […]

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