Trenches to rainbows: the story of the Burberry check | Fashion

Burberry head Christopher Bailey will bow out this weekend, unveiling an LGBTQ+ iteration of the company’s famous pattern The Burberry rainbow check. Photograph: PR Company Handout On Saturday, Burberry’s chief creative officer, Christopher Bailey, is bringing the curtain down on… Read More

Vogue criticised for unpaid internships | Fashion

Vogue has been criticised for using unpaid interns in month-long placements despite the new editor Edward Enninful’s commitment to increasing diversity at the fashion journal. The Condé Nast title told one potential applicant that the “workplace shadowing” role would involve… Read More

Christian Louboutin faces setback in fight to trademark red sole | Business

ECJ advocate general says combination of colour and shape may be refused trademark protection The classic red sole of a Christian Louboutin shoe was apparently invented when he painted his assistant’s nail varnish on the sole. Photograph: Isa Foltin/Getty Images… Read More

M&S one of UK retailers yet to renew safety deal in Bangladesh factories | UK news

John Lewis, Debenhams, Next and Sainsbury’s have yet to join international rivals in deal The legally binding Bangladesh accord on fire and building safety was set up after the fatal collapse of the Rana Plaza textile factory in 2013 which… Read More

How Oxfam became the rising star of UK’s online fashion industry | Business

Trade director hopes to double size of web operation after it reported 33% sales growth over Christmas Oxfam’s online shop manager, Holly Bentley (left) and e-commerce and festivals manager, Holly Rothwell. Photograph: Lorne Campbell/Guzelian It’s one of fashion’s best kept… Read More