THE BEST NEUTRAL PIECES FOR ALL AGES - IN PICTURES

Whatever you call them - beige, caramel or oatmeal - neutral shades are among the most useful in a wardrobe. Style with dark denim,...

MULLETS WE HAVE LOVED: FROM GEORGE CLOONEY TO RIHANNA - IN PICTURES

As a small Australian town prepares to stage its inaugural Mullet Fest , we look back at some of the most celebrated versions of the...

 
 
 

UMBRELLAS FOR ALL OCCASIONS BE IT WET OR FINE - FASHION ARCHIVE, 16 FEBRUARY 1956

16 February 1956 The all black design could become a thing of the past going by what's on display at the first national umbrella fashion...

WITH CARRIE AND SAMANTHA'S SPAT, WE FINALLY GET TO WATCH THE REAL SEX AND THE CITY 3

What if you want to be all feminist-y, yet Sarah Jessica Parker v Kim Cattrall is the only news story you care about? Meanwhile, uptown,...

 
 
 

THE VIEW FROM THE FRONT ROW: A HISTORY OF THE FASHION SHOW - PHOTO ESSAY

Once, photographers were banned from fashion shows, with designers suspecting they were spies. Today, fashion shows are a multimillion-dollar...

MEET SHARON CARPENTER, AN EXEMPLAR FOR WANNABE CELEBS | REBECCA NICHOLSON

She's a safe pair of hands who asks the questions and fills the airtime Hardly a day goes by without real life throwing another offering...

 
 
 

WOMEN URGED TO DITCH LOW-CUT GOWNS AND HEELS AT FILM FESTIVAL

German actor Anna Brüggemann launches NobodysDoll in push for equality on Berlin red carpet Female actors attending this year's Berlin...

MARC JACOBS GOES BACK TO THE FUTURE WITH 80S-INSPIRED POWERSUITS AND PRINTS

Designer performing his old tricks with ‘huge flourishes' and ‘gorgeous fabrics' at New York show In fashion now, real cultural currency...

 
 
 

NEW YORK FASHION WEEK AUTUMN/WINTER 2018: 10 KEY SHOWS - IN PICTURES

From the popcorn-covered catwalk at Raf Simon to Bottega Veneta's Manhattan loft, Observer fashion editor Jo Jones picks her 10 highlights...

MATTY BOVAN - FASHION'S GREAT BRIGHT HOPE

British fashion's most colourful new star ditched Paris and London to return to York and start his own studio. He explains how his...

 
 
 

TAKE COVER! THE BALACLAVA'S FINEST FASHION MOMENTS - FROM CALVIN KLEIN TO KANYE WEST

Raf Simons sent the politically charged headwear down the catwalk at New York fashion week - but he's not the first to turn it into...

FASHION ARCHIVE, 1923: HIGH HEELS ARE ‘INSTRUMENTS OF TORTURE'

8 October 1923: A medical expert implores women to wear low heels and calls for the abolition of shoes with a V-shaped toe Sir Herbert...

 
 
 

HIGH HEELS AND HAIRDOS: WOMEN'S WORST FASHION TYRANNIES

If tottering about on high heels isn't a drag on your life, consider the time you spend on primping your hair. Plus: what does the...

ARE HIGH HEELS BACK? NO, IT'S JUST LONDON FASHION WEEK

Heels were once de rigueur, but most women have grown wise to their sciatica-inducing folly - except, that is, for fashion editors...

 
 
 

THE NEW YORK UNDERGROUND - IN PICTURES

From a solemn Susan Sontag in repose to Candy Darling on her deathbed, photographer Peter Hujar's work reveals a life embedded in East...

RAF SIMONS BIDS TO MAKE CALVIN KLEIN GREAT AGAIN WITH CULTURAL POPCORN

The firm's design chief has staked a claim on its place at the heart of Americana with Fonz boots, flag colours and prairie quilting...

 
 
 

SEEING SCARLET: CLOTHES YOU CAN WEAR AFTER VALENTINE'S DAY

Red is the hue du jour, but that doesn't mean it can't live on in your wardrobe. From tops that will aid that tricky work-to-date transition...

PERFECT FIT: LUELLA BARTLEY JOINS CALVIN KLEIN

British designer Bartley will blend her trademark London cool with the US brand's progressive ideals and minimal aesthetic Just when...

 
 
 

HIGHLIGHTS FROM RAF SIMONS' DEBUT COLLECTION FOR CALVIN KLEIN - IN PICTURES

Athletic stripes, slip dresses overlaid with vinyl, varsity knits and everything American: the highlights from Raf Simons' debut collection...

CALVIN KLEIN REWRITES SCRIPT TO GIVE A VISION OF A TURBULENT AMERICA ON THE CATWALK

New York fashion week runway featuring balaclavas and hi-vis jackets reflects what an all-American icon looks like in a world of fire...

 
 
 



Based On The First Group Of Presenters, The Oscars Are Going To Be Historic...

Based On The First Group Of Presenters, The Oscars Are Going To Be Historic This Year

Going into this awards season, all eyes have been on the 2018 Oscars to see how Hollywood's biggest night will address these serious challenges. And it looks like the Academy... Read more ...

Interscope Records Launch Limited Edition Air Jordan 3

Interscope Records Launch Limited Edition Air Jordan 3

Interscope Records and Jordan Brand have collaborated on a limited-edition Air Jordan 3 sneaker in celebration of this year's NBA All-Star Weekend. The kicks highlight... Read more ...

Watch Kanye West's Surprise Performance With Kid Cudi At All-Star Weekend Event

Watch Kanye West's Surprise Performance With Kid Cudi At All-Star Weekend Event

Kanye West is on a comeback tour! Following his Valentine's Day return to Instagram , the rapper hit the stage with Kid Cudi at an Adidas event in Downtown Los Angeles on... Read more ...

Lil Uzi Vert Has a Bentley Bentayga

Lil Uzi Vert Has a Bentley Bentayga

Lil Uzi Vert is one of many successful rappers coming out of a hip-hop dominated 2017. As one would do, I of course did some digging to see what kind of rides he splurged on... Read more ...

All-Red Outfits Are a Street Style Favorite at London Fashion Week

All-Red Outfits Are a Street Style Favorite at London Fashion Week

From London Fashion Week! As we continue to cover the shows in Europe, we can't help but notice a common outfit choice among the fashion crowd: head-to-toe red. The monochrome... Read more ...

Going Behind the Scenes at Christopher Bailey's Final Burberry Fall/Winter...

Going Behind the Scenes at Christopher Bailey's Final Burberry Fall/Winter 2018 Show

Christopher Bailey held his final ever show for Burberry on February 17, hosting his joint men's and women's 2018 fall/winter collection during London Fashion Week. The... Read more ...

Chalayan: Ready-to-Wear AW18

Chalayan: Ready-to-Wear AW18

Hussein Chalayan named this collection, “Peripherique.” Whatever Hussein Chalayan was thinking about (borders, edges, society, that French ring road etc) it had propelled him... Read more ...

Trolls are claiming white people were assaulted at Black Panther screenings

Trolls are claiming white people were assaulted at Black Panther screenings

All in all, Marvel's Black Panther movie has been one of the most positive things to ever come out of Hollywood for black people. We have been to Wakanda and back and are still... Read more ...

Why We Loved Preen By Thornton Bregazzi's Eco Feminist Collection

Why We Loved Preen By Thornton Bregazzi's Eco Feminist Collection

Preen by Thornton Bregazzi kicked off day two of London Fashion Week with a spectacular runway at the Topshop show space this morning. Keep reading to discover everything you... Read more ...

Burberry's Greatest Style Hits Over 17 Years

Burberry's Greatest Style Hits Over 17 Years

Last night, Christopher Bailey serenaded London Fashion Week with his swan song for Burberry after 17 years at the helm. His final message was one of unity, creating a rainbow... Read more ...