Victoria Beckham’s pivot from Spice Girl to fashion designer was, it turns out, just the beginning. Her next ambition sees her poised to reinvent herself a second time as Britain’s answer to Gwyneth Paltrow.
For the first 25 years of my career, I was told my gayness was my liability If I can be a walking piece of art when I show up, preferably political art art, I love it In February, Billy Porter, star of
JoAni Johnson, a sexagenarian model with a cascade of hair the colour of moonlight, arrives for our teashop rendezvous serene as a breeze, as if the humidity of a New York summer was something that inconvenienced
The contour colour – the darker shade – should be so close to your skin tone that no one can see you’re wearing it Skin is unpredictable. A lot of the models I work with have done so many shows, going
On the evening I interview Burberry’s chief creative officer Riccardo Tisci, London has an atmosphere close to boiling point. A stone’s throw away from the brand’s HQ, Boris Johnson has just entered 10
A fashion season can be defined as much by the people on the catwalk as it can by the clothes they are wearing. This time around, a key moment came at the end of Marc Jacobs’ New York show, when an almost
Our generation has been very self-centred ... now we have to take some responsibility Roland Mouret Not long ago, high drama at London fashion week meant a battle over hemlines or between designer egos.
Dominic Cummings might be best known for being found in contempt of parliament and masterminding its prorogation. But his most egregious act is possibly wearing – day-in, day-out – a gilet. French for
“A long leg, an almost 70s flare.” This was a sentence I wrote in my notebook back in January during the men’s AW19 fashion shows. These were the words of Clare Waight Keller, the designer at Givenchy
More stuff is the last thing the world needs I would love people to buy less. Even if that would put me out of a job Fashion is, as an industry, the world’s second largest polluter. It clearly has a problem
Like a dandelion in a daisy-chain, I slotted in with the fashion editors to talk to Romain de Tirtoff, dit Erté. Their sallies pealed up from the clearing among the nettles where they took wine with him
New York fashion week came to a suitably dramatic end on Wednesday night at the Marc Jacobs show. Dozens of big name models burst from a double doorway at one end of the historic Park Avenue Armory building’s
Tomorrow, 10 years after it launched, the cult Los Angeles label Reformation opens its first UK store. You may not know the brand’s name but you’ve probably seen its signature style, which has saturated
The only other pushback had to do with fit – it became the most important thing It always used to be Rachel’s wardrobe that people would ask me about. Now it is Monica’s Friends was one of the first shows
Michael Kors, a designer often cited as the beating heart of New York’s fashion scene, enticed guests out to Brooklyn on Wednesday morning for his spring/summer 2020 collection. A choir of young New Yorkers
Zara’s owner, Inditex, has reported underlying sales growth at its stores in every part of the world – with a little help from a white polka-dot midi dress which became the viral fashion hit of the summer.
Raised cameraphones have become a ubiquitous part of cultural events over the last decade, but for her Savage x Fenty lingerie show, one of the most hyped of this fashion season, Rihanna made sure that
Sartorial asymmetry is a tricky needle to thread. For every deliberately uneven Comme des Garçons showstopper, there is the one-shoulder Topshop number you forked out an ill-advised tenner for in a moment
Fashion brand Coach took over the newest section of New York’s High Line on Tuesday afternoon to present its spring/summer 2020 collection – it was an apt backdrop for a collection which took the city
Tom Ford eschewed his usual spot in the historic Park Avenue Armory building in New York, instead inviting guests downtown and underground, for his first show as head of the Council of Fashion Designers
Rahemur Rahman’s chat is rapid. He has a lot of ideas and talks quickly to cram them all in. Hailed as a breakout star from London fashion week men’s, his naturally dyed, organic fabrics, and the jackets
This is the kind of outfit that I feel comfortable in, and comfort is up there for me. I’m not big into dresses and skirts, but I love a good suit. This was taken at the Asian awards a few years ago –