Victoria’s Secret learned a lesson other leading fashion brands and the industry at large are coming to realize: diversity sells. But when it comes to disability, brands aren’t quite there yet.
Etsy’s purchase of Depop shows that eco-conscious fashion could threaten fast fashion retailers.
Drainpipe, torn or skinny, denim jeans have a history of unsettling the powerful.
The fashion industry was already experimenting with technology on the catwalk, from drones to 3D glasses. Then along came the pandemic.
As sneakers have gone from sportswear to fashion item, the market for the shoe has exploded.
The subject of a new Netflix miniseries, Halston once ruled over New York’s fashion world. But the designer with a devil-may-care approach to his business dealings attempted too much, too quickly.
Billie Eilish received criticism for wearing an ‘oppressive’ corset on the cover of Vogue. But for centuries, the clothing gave women support in work, and in play.
A new study finds that women influencers over the age of 50 engage in style activism to combat ageist and sexist fashion and beauty industries.
Marilyn Monroe famously wore “just a few drops of No. 5″ to bed. 100 years after Coco Chanel launched her perfume, it is as popular as ever.
The sudden death of the designer at 78 is a huge blow to the industry, losing a proud feminist pioneer.
The booming activewear industry markets an idealised feminine form and lifestyle, but women have also been liberated by its functional and versatile clothing.
After an Indian politician disparaged a woman for her lack of morals because she was wearing ripped jeans, an online protest erupted, reviving the original protest-culture of the ripped jean.
Hindu gods are not attractive images to be worn thoughtlessly.
From the “goo goo” boys mocked for their love of theatre to cross-dressing troops and “trouser women”, Australia has a rich queer history.
Ties do many things. Though they express identity, they can just as readily act as a ‘uniform’ for their wearers. And they give power to some, while taking it from others.
Writers did it themselves back in the 19th-century so modern period dramas should be cut some slack for trying to prioritise modern aesthetic tastes over historical accuracy.
As online retailers like Boohoo and ASOS mop up some of the biggest high street brands, shops are increasingly under threat.
The history of men’s workwear is clothed in ideas of masculinity, style and comfort. Reforms have happened following times of turmoil in the past and business attire may be due for another shake up.
Once nimble and reactive to changing trends, Topshop failed to join the internet shopping revolution and it’s paying the price.
Black Friday sales reveal fast fashion extremes. But how does it affect the planet?