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Uniqlo removes controversial ad in Korea after backlash

Japanese retail giant’s commercial has been accused of whitewashing colonial history.

China halts shipments of black clothing into Hong Kong

Masks, bulk orders of umbrellas, sticks also barred.

Deaf people can now feel music thanks to high-tech jacket

Sensors embedded in fabric deliver different sensations to wearer’s body.

US fashion chain Forever 21 files for bankruptcy

Chapter 11 filing allows the company to keep operating while it works out a plan to pay its creditors and turn around the business.

Designer slams fashion mogul’s criticism of Greta Thunberg

Bernard Arnault is strongly against the Swedish child activist’s ‘extremely negative’ stance.

Marks & Spencer says CFO Humphrey Singer plans to step down

Humphrey Singer says it is the right time to leave the company.

Age won’t stop 60-plus model Mitchell strutting her stuff

Pioneering black model Coco Mitchell returns to runway after a decade away.

London Fashion Week opens under Brexit cloud

A survey by the Fashion Roundtable consultancy found 96% of British fashion sector professionals backed Britain staying in the European Union.

Princess Diana, sustainability inspire New York Fashion Week

American designer Tory Burch is inspired by the personality of Princess Diana rather than her wardrobe.

Fashion influencer Ferragni steals show at Venice film festival

Chiara Ferragni's story has become a Harvard Business School example of how social media fame can be monetised.

Boohoo online sales bloom, lifting shares

Online retailers like Boohoo are growing fast, often at the expense of traditional shopping outlets such as Marks and Spencer.

Malaysian fashion firm to seek Nasdaq listing

E'S Closet International wants to be listed in the US as it wants the brand to be international, says its chief marketing officer

Brexit divorce may cost British fashion industry US$1 billion

According to trade group figures, fashion contributes about £32 billion annually to the British economy,

Getting the measure of Dr M, by the man plying the...

The 94-year-old prime minister turns out to be a man of honour and a bit of a fashion dandy.

Forever 21 prepares for potential bankruptcy filing

Forever 21 operates more than 800 stores in the US, Europe, Asia and Latin America.

As Barneys struggles, fashion vendors try alternative channels

Luxury vendors prefer selling products at their own stores than at wholesale department stores.

Pyer Moss designer to helm new fashion line for Reebok

Jean-Raymond will serve as artistic director of a new division called Reebok Studies.

Playful, placid, passionate and picture perfect at Peter Hoe’s

Peter Hoe at The Row combines food, clothes and homeware in a Middle-Eastern bazaar ambience.

Michael B. Jordan and Yara Shahidi lead star-studded cast in Coach...

Hollywood star Jordan was first signed up as a Coach menswear ambassador this year and fronted the label's Spring 2019 campaign.

Kanye West wants to grow his fashion empire

The move comes months after the rapper sold hoodies and socks under the brand name during an Easter Sunday service that he held at the Coachella music festival.

Gaultier brings catwalk to the London stage in ‘Fashion Freak Show’

The 2-hour extravaganza sees actors, dancers and performance artists take to the stage as an eclectic mix of characters to recount Gaultier’s memories from his nearly 50 years in fashion.

Will Smith lands first big fashion campaign with Moncler

The Hollywood star steps in front of the camera for the luxury brand's new campaign, ‘Genius Is Born Crazy'.

Paris show gives the humble back its place in the limelight

The aim of the exhibition is to explore the relationship with the human back through history.

Burberry sales grow on demand for designer Tisci’s new looks

Riccardo Tisci’s new designs have been the reason for increased sales for Burberry.