Designers do love the unexpected. In a major surprise, the house of Burberry has revealed it will launch a limited edition collection with iconic British designer Vivienne Westwood. It will debut in early December.
FIMA, the Festival International de la Mode en Afrique, and the continent’s largest regular fashion event, is on the move. Plans were revealed to bring the next edition of the fashion and arts festival to Morocco.
Women in Saudi Arabia are gaining more freedoms under a reform spearheaded by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who wants to transform its cloistered society, with abayas now being made to reflect the change.
Pierre Bergé, the partner of Yves Saint Laurent who passed away last fall, must be turning in his grave. After Yves retired, he spent a decade predicting haute couture's demise. Instead it has rarely looked healthier.
Tommy Now, the multi-media See Now Buy Now runway show developed by Tommy Hilfiger, has a new destination: Shanghai. Where the designer will present a clothes designed in part by Formula One star Lewis Hamilton.
First you see his runway shows; then you shop his collections for Chanel, Fendi and his own Karl Lagerfeld; now you can acquire the designer's former villa in his hometown of Hamburg. Its sticker price is €10 million.