The principle argument as to why women should remove the niqab in court seems compelling, but it is based on flawed assumptions.
Sustainable swimwear shopping means that you don’t have to worry about the sea soaking in plastic from your bathers while you soak in the sun!
Summer may have come to an official end, but the plastics from your bathers might still be at the beach!
What is the right outerwear for top competition?
U.S. Ski & Snowboard Team
No longer in fanciful coats or button-down shirts with neckties, Olympians compete in uniforms specially designed and engineered for maximum performance.
Stop Fucking The Planet: Debbie Harry telling it how it is.
As Coco Chanel said: 'You can be gorgeous at 30, charming at 40, and irresistible for the rest of your life.'
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We may imagine Jesus in long robes with baggy sleeves, but this is far from how he would have dressed.
Hendrick Avercamp’s ‘Ice Scene’ (c. 1610).
While today we sweat, early modern Europeans froze. Furs to the rescue.
Unless you live near a disaster area, sending money may do more good than a mountain of toilet paper.
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If you want to do the greatest good, send money.
The Hermès building in Tokyo, designed by Renzo Piano (Ginza 5, Chuo-ku, Tokyo).
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Case analysis of Hermès and its four strengths: a real identity, the creativity and skills of its artisans, innovation, and the fact that it remains an independent family company.
Machines by Rahul Jain reveals how some industries turn bodies into commodities.
Two High Street titans look like they are travelling different paths, but watch out for trouble in 2017.
Dita in 3D.
While other industries stride ahead with 3D printing, clothing still has a few hurdles to overcome.
How we can change the business model of a £50 billion industry to make clothing work better for everyone.
Trade incentives and more inclusive union leadership could improve working conditions in the garment industry – particularly for women.
Hillary Clinton takes the stage at a campaign rally in Cincinnati.
A fashion historian describes the controversial history of the pantsuit – and how Clinton transformed her signature ensemble into a rallying cry for female empowerment.
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The growth in popularity for larger, supportive underwear has, in turn, led to huge amounts of innovation in the sector and a 70,000 mile supply chain.
A spate of French towns have banned burkinis. It’s the latest move in a long history of unease over women’s (and sometimes men’s) clothing.
The burkini bans, now overturned by a French court, are selective and ridiculous. But controversy over women’s clothing, and competing cultural notions of appropriate garb, are nothing new.
A dress by designer Iris van Herpen, who, with her runway designs, challenges common fashion norms and beliefs.
Fast fashion is the second most wasteful industry on Earth. But with the creation of dresses that charge cellphones and clothes made from recycled bottles, we could be on the verge of a green fashion revolution.
The association of female underclothes with fashion and seduction owes as much to the advertising and film industries as it does to technical innovation.
Beyonce’s new activewear clothing line, Ivy Park, is selling consumers a better lifestyle.
Screenshot from promotional video.
Activewear is a booming industry and Beyoncé is the latest celebrity to launch a new line of fitness apparel. But there is a difference between looking gym-ready and being active.
New York Fashion Week has grown from its humble second world war roots into a cultural juggernaut.
New York Fashion week starts today and the world will watch outrageous designs strut down the runway. How did New York become one of the great fashion centres of the modern world?