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.
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.