Gay men are winning this year’s Winter Olympics – and making it a joy to watch | Fashion

You mentioned London fashion week last week, but have totally ignored the major cultural event happening right now. What have we learned from the Winter Olympics? James, by email Ah, the Winter Olympics! That giant paean to ancient sports you… Read More

‘It’s not just about abusive photographers’: fashion and feminism in the world of #MeToo | Fashion

The Saturday afternoon of London fashion week saw Christopher Bailey’s final show for Burberry, after 17 years designing for the label. The scene outside was post-apocalyptic – the flyovers of White City in west London looming over the aircraft hangar… Read More

Women urged to ditch low-cut gowns and heels at film festival | Film

Berlin film festival 2018 German actor Anna Brüggemann launches #NobodysDoll in push for equality on Berlin red carpet Anna Brüggemann attends the premiere of Er Ist Wieder Da , a satirical film about Hitler, in Berlin. Photograph: Franziska Krug/Getty Images… 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

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

Haute furore: Japanese public school criticised for $700 Armani uniforms | Fashion

A public elementary school in Tokyo’s exclusive shopping district of Ginza has raised eyebrows with a plan to adopt uniforms designed by Italian fashion brand Giorgio Armani for its students. Taimei elementary school is introducing the uniforms for incoming pupils,… 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

Tiara saved from Lusitania to go on show at V&A in London | Art and design

The diamond and pearl Cartier headpiece escaped the sinking of the ocean liner in 1915 The Cartier tiara that once belonged to Marguerite Allan. Photograph: Cartier/V&A/PA A dazzling diamond and pearl tiara with a tragic history, saved from the sinking… Read More