From changing its name to Saint Laurent to bringing an air of perma-cool to the fashion house, creative director Hedi Slimane has turned the company's fortunes around.
Don’t say cheese, please.
It’s not because their clothes are too tight.
The burgers that had people lining up around the block in Sydney.
Pop-up stores allow retailers to test demand for their product, while playing on customers FoMO - fear of missing out.
The musician's shape-shifting sense of style helped him recruit new audiences.
Presidential candidate Marco Rubio dons Cuban heels at a town hall meeting in Rochester, New Hampshire.
Perhaps the 5'10" candidate felt like he needed a 'lift.'
Shades of pink and blue: for the first time, Pantone has chosen a blending of two colors.
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The global color authority seems intent on obliterating the confines of gender-color associations.
They’re back … with some iffy casting.
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Is Benedict Cumberbatch's character, All, an unwelcome stereotype?
Garment workers sew t-shirts at the American Apparel factory in downtown Los Angeles.
For the company's brand, it's crucial to figure out a way to continue making clothes on American soil.
Sport chic is dominating both the catwalk and the highstreet.
Traditional brands like Levis are suffering big set backs from the growing trend of sport fashion.
Except for Ben Carson, there’s a slate of clean-shaven candidates.
Beards are in. So why aren't politicians following suit?
Is the future now?
While fashion can be an act of defiance and subversion, it can also exploit the oppressed.
Cosplay attendees pose for pictures at the 2015 Comic-Con International in San Diego.
Cosplay involves fans dressing up as a favourite pop culture character, but it's also a way to experiment with gender. Is there a difference between the way men and women crossplay?
Trendy - but at what cost?
Seriously though - can fashion really damage your health?
What do female faculty get to read in their evaluations?
Female faculty are far more likely to be seen as less smart than their male counterparts in student evaluations. How damaging are such comments?
Evening shoe, beaded silk and leather, Roger Vivier (1907–98) for Christian Dior. 1958-60.
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A walk through some of the more extreme examples of historical shoes.
Queen Elizabeth will often wear a scarf with a triangular fold to shield her hair.
The most simple form of adornment – a single piece of cloth – can be a signifier of status and wealth.
Fearne Cotton photographed for a Wonderland-inspired magazine shoot, 2006.
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Meet four women who have lived, breathed and worked to actually become Alice.
What do you see? A photo illustration of the famous dress.
The debate over the color of "the dress," a social media phenomena, tells us a lot about how internet-wide opinions are formed and manipulated.
Possum skin cloaks are about mapping the individuals who wear them.
William Barak, 1898/ Wikimedia Commons
Australian Aboriginal dress is rarely cited as a key inspiration for contemporary clothes designers. Maybe it's time that changed.
What we choose to wear tells the world a great deal about our perceptions of ourselves.
It's easy to dismiss fashion as trivial but the clothes we wear have stories to tell. Fashion is part of everyday experience and our memories are often stitched into the seams of our favourite dresses.