A trademark law scholar explains why the impossible-to-apply standard, dating back to the early 20th century, is ineffective and needs to be abolished.
Making more sustainable fashion choices doesn't require a massive lifestyle change.
The humble zipper has some profound things to tell us about innovation, competitive advantage and international trade.
Will men ever escape the tyranny of trousers?
Your identity changes when you move house and, if that's to a different community, your clothes change along with you.
If you would like to assist from afar, let the professionals procure goods and services.
As the Wettlaufer inquiry wraps up for the summer, an international research team offers suggestions on how to make nursing homes as good as they can possibly be.
About 100 billion items of clothing are produced each year. That's not sustainable fashion.
World Cup jerseys have to please players, national officials, FIFA rulemakers and – perhaps most importantly – fans who buy them to show support for their teams.
In Asia, human hair is sold and recycled into products, but in the West it is treated with either disgust or veneration. A new exhibition explores our bizarre attitudes to hair.
In the 1850s, the women's dress reform movement advocated for a return to medieval design. The practice continues today.
For centuries, men’s fashion has been part of dynamic social change. Hairstyles, fabrics and suit styles have carried a political charge.
The cultural appropriation debate has flared after an American teenager wore a qipao, a Chinese-style dress, to her prom. But the meanings around the dress are complicated.
This speed read explores why it’s hard to stop manufacturers in specific countries from dodging trade barriers by pretending that their goods come from somewhere else.
A century ago, utopian thinkers and practitioners predicted the coming of a nude world of liberated bodies.
The principle argument as to why women should remove the niqab in court seems compelling, but it is based on flawed assumptions.
Summer may have come to an official end, but the plastics from your bathers might still be at the beach!
No longer in fanciful coats or button-down shirts with neckties, Olympians compete in uniforms specially designed and engineered for maximum performance.
As Coco Chanel said: 'You can be gorgeous at 30, charming at 40, and irresistible for the rest of your life.'
We may imagine Jesus in long robes with baggy sleeves, but this is far from how he would have dressed.