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.
Although it has ballooned in recent years, the market for men’s cosmetics isn’t just a modern phenomenon.
There is nothing new about a shoe fetish. Fairy tales have long featured amazing, high-tech footwear: from seven-league boots to glass slippers to red shoes.
About 100 billion items of clothing are produced each year. That's not sustainable fashion.
Specific predictions go obsolete fast, but some common themes are emerging – convenience, fragmentation, intelligence, personalisation and experience.
Wearing a tie that causes slight discomfort can reduce blood flow to the brain by 7.5%, but the reduction is unlikely to cause any physical symptoms, which generally begin at a reduction of 10%.
From the loincloth to bikini brief, underpants have a fascinating history. Newer designs claim to do everything from filtering flatulence to emitting soothing vibrations.
The HBO series was a big hit in 2008, but is it still relevant two decades on?
Instagram is in fashion, literally. Brands use it in a variety of ways, but some still have significant room for growth. And they're not necessarily the ones you imagine.
The organizers of Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto gathered a group of designers and creative thinkers to present and discuss the future of Indigenous fashion last week.
Kate Spade has been found dead in New York, age 55. Her handbags, first released in the early-1990s, introduced young professional women to affordable luxury.
In the 1850s, the women's dress reform movement advocated for a return to medieval design. The practice continues today.