A feminist philosopher and fitness writer challenges a mother who recently asked Notre Dame University to ban leggings on campus. Leggings allow women to move like superheroes, she says.
Prada and Louis Vuitton are just two major brand names to make a big play in the art world. But if you are looking for innovation you may be disappointed.
When small regional communities see economic value in animals like snakes and crocodiles, people are motivated to invest in their protection.
Making more sustainable fashion choices doesn't require a massive lifestyle change.
Will men ever escape the tyranny of trousers?
Karl Lagerfeld (1933-2019) was a presence in the fashion world for so long that he seemed immortal. With his passing, we look at his impact and future legacy.
Consumers are only benefitting from cheap clothes at considerable cost to the environment and by exploitation of a poor, vulnerable garment workers.
Being the media-savvy women that they were, suffragists realized they needed to come up with a meaningful, recognizable brand.
Optical illusions appear when our brains have trouble moulding raw sensory data into shapes and patterns. Designers have been exploiting this process for centuries.
Lynes was a highly sought-after commercial and fashion photographer in the 1930s and 1940s. But he had to keep his most important body of work hidden away.
Celebrities are turning away from the fields that made them famous and becoming amateur experts.
Powerful forces in Québec have long kept tabs on women's dress codes, and therefore women's bodies.
Striking 20th-century garment workers wore their best dresses and hats to send a message that they had the right to be taken seriously and have their voices heard.
Ancient Egyptians believed shaving was associated with cleanliness but Greeks were proud of their beards, which symbolised authority and wisdom.
This exhibition is perfectly timed – feminism and fashion need Mary Quant now more than ever.
The de Young Museum of San Francisco recently opened an exhibit devoted to the Islamic fashion scene. Here's how Muslim women's fashions challenge popular stereotypes.
The age of the independent fashion house is over, the luxury market is now about the big conglomerates.
Monobrow, Instabrow, Scousebrow: here's one facial feature that deserves more attention.
For a while Shoes of Prey could do no wrong. So what happened?
On the front lines were female tennis players who refused to adhere to the club dress codes that banned them.