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?
We interviewed consumers about ethical fashion choices - they were well intentioned but overwhelmed. There are, however, some good sources of information for conscious shoppers.
Fast fashion is far from green. But the rapid expansion of online clothing resale platforms could help shrink the garment industry's negative impact on the environment.
Conglomerates like LVMH, Richemont and Kering are the masters of supply chain control.
Some horror films explore women’s struggles for empowerment, sexual freedom and self-fulfilment. Six movies show the ghost, bride, mother, vampiress, witch and monster as guises of vengeful women.
According to new research, the demand for products with cultural connotations can result from an appreciation of the culture in question, a desire for discovery... and its simple omnipresence.
From red berets to full-on cosplaying, leaders across the continent have a robust relationship with fashion.
In the 1910, the ready-made blouse market was booming and Leicester's knit giants tried their hand at manufacturing easy to launder, practical blouses.
From hunger strike medals to brooches shaped like serpents and spiders, women's jewellery can speak volumes.
Masks have a chequered history in western fashion. Some silenced women in the name of beauty, others provoked sexual desire.