Michael Halpern dazzles London Fashion Week with platforms and sequins | Fashion

The spotlight falls on the designer with a vision is to provide a moment of escapism in dark times Michael Halpern’s flamboyant designs on the catwalk at London Fashion Week Composite: Tabatha Fireman/BFC/Getty Images The question of where fashion sits… Read More

Marc Jacobs goes back to the future with 80s-inspired powersuits and prints | Fashion

Designer performing his old tricks with ‘huge flourishes’ and ‘gorgeous fabrics’ at New York show Marc Jacobs show at New York Fashion Week. Photograph: Swan Gallet/WWD/REX/Shutterstock In fashion now, real cultural currency comes from taking something woefully uncool – an… Read More

Loud and rebellious tartan is all set to make a statement on the catwalk | Fashion

The Scottish fabric that became a 70s symbol is back in style, used by labels from Balenciaga to rising star Loverboy From the left: tartan for spring/summer 2018 by Dilara Findikoglu, Charles Jeffrey Loverboy and Miu Miu. Composite: NurPhoto/PR/Getty Images… Read More

New York fashion week: industry faces its #MeToo moment | Fashion

The hotly debated issue will not be hemlines but whether fashion is truly addressing its problems The Tom Ford show at New York fashion week. Photograph: NameFa/Sipa USA/Rex/Shutterstock The most public moment in the fashion industry calendar has arrived at… Read More

British Vogue pulls plug on star photographers over sex abuse claims | Fashion

British Vogue has stopped employing the star photographers Mario Testino and Bruce Weber “for the foreseeable future” after multiple allegations of sexual exploitation of male models in the US. The magazine confirmed the move after Anna Wintour, the New York-based… Read More

US fashion brand Michael Kors to stop using animal fur | Fashion

The US fashion house Michael Kors has announced that it will no longer use fur in its collections. Production of current designs using fur, such as coyote and rabbit, will be phased out by the end of 2018, the brand… Read More