On May 10, the Design Museum opens its first fashion exhibition in it’s new home in Kensington, with a show dedicated to Tunisian-born master couturier Azzedine Alaïa, who died suddenly in November 2017. This isn’t however a retrospective of the designer’s life and career, instead ‘Azzedine Alaïa: The […]

REVIEW “We didn’t want to make a fashion film, we wanted to make a film about an extraordinary man who happened to work in fashion,” says Ian Bonhôte, who together with co-director Peter Ettedgui, unveils the highly anticipated McQueen documentary at Tribeca Film Festival this week. His words are fitting […]

REVIEW New York - The man, the myth, the legend that is Martin Margiela has inspired a level of fandom in the fashion industry usually reserved for musicians who’ve died too soon. It has only surged since he stepped away from his eponymous company almost ten years ago. While an exhibition in Paris currently […]

Cos just announced that it will be announcing a large-scale sculptural installation for next month. The art piece, entitled Open Sky by American artist Phillip K. Smith III, will be open to the public from April 17-22. The installation was inspired by the architecture of Milan and the sky above the […]

BOOK REVIEW There rarely is a book that, upon turning its last page, you want to read again. "Autobiography of a Wardrobe" by American author Elizabeth Kendall is just such a book especially if you are interested in fashion. The book takes the reader on a tour of the fashion of the 1950s through 1980s, […]

The Vatican will lend around 40 ecclesiastical works to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York for an exhibition focusing on the Catholic religion's impact on fashion, organisers said on Monday. Items such as papal rings and crowns worn by various popes from the 18th and 19th centuries will go on […]

France unveiled a spectacular near half-billion-euro (613-million-US-dollar) overhaul of one of its beloved buildings Monday, driving a new pedestrian boulevard through the Grand Palais in Paris to link the Champs Elysees with the River Seine. Culture Minister Francoise Nyssen said the huge project […]

Haider Ackermann has been named the new jury president of the Hyères International Festival of Fashion, Photography and Fashion Accessories. Other members of the prize juries and their respective presidents, as well as the finalists competing in the different categories have also been announced. The […]

INTERVIEW Lidewij Edelkoort presented her new art gallery to the industry on Thursday 18 January at 30 Boulevard de Saint Jacques in Paris. The inaugurating exhibition in the new gallery, named "The Gift To Be Simple”, highlighted five young designers developing in the area between the vintage and the […]

Two months after legendary designer Azzedine Alaia's sudden death plunged the fashion world into mourning, an exhibition in homage to the "King of Cling" opens Monday in his studios in Paris. The Tunisian-born designer, renowned for the way his clothes hugged the body, died suddenly in November aged […]

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