Haute spots of Paris

Haute couture is quintessentially Parisian. It was founded in the quarter around rue de la Paix where Charles Frederick Worth established a dressmaking salon in 1858. His workshop was among a host of small businesses dedicated to the art of dressmaking and fashion, from embroiderers and feather workers to makers of buttons, shoes and gloves. […]

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Exclusive interview with couturier Ziad Nakad

From his early teens, Lebanese-born designer Ziad Nakad knew that he wanted to work in fashion. Fascinated by eclectic fabrics, sheer embroidery and unconventional beading, Nakad designed gowns for his family and friends to wear. Encouraged by this genuine success, the talented young man decided to explore and embrace the art of dressmaking, and went […]

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The essential eyewear brands guide

From Linda Farrow’s ground-breaking 1970s styles, which made eyewear truly fashionable, to today’s modern and bespoke labels, such as Ace & Tate and Cubitts, chic opticals have become essential accessories. Take a look at our guide to the must-have brands and their new collections for this season.

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Top five must-have Spanish brands

The thriving fashion scene in Spain has gifted the world with luxury names such as Loewe and Manolo Blahnik, as well as newer brands carving out a niche of their own such as Bimba & lola. Take a look at our guide to the must-have Spanish fashion brands to have in your life (and in […]

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MILAN FASHION WEEK: AW17 TREND REPORT

Milan joined in with the call for unity this season; from Missoni’s pink pussy hats marching down the catwalk, to Dolce & Gabbana’s multi-generational parade, and Gucci’s eclectic styling and celebration of 119 individuals made for a perfectly felt nod to the current state of the world, something which Milan fashion week is rather exclusive […]

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LFW AW17 Trend Report

London Fashion Week followed hot on the heels of NYFW’s political statement shows, with a strong message for self-care. Designers notably used soft swathes of fabric, oversized knitwear and child-like nostalgia for Autumn/Winter ’17 – what better way to protect oneself from these tumultuous times…

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