Karl Lagerfeld showcases Chanel's Metiers d'Art collection

Karl Lagerfeld showcases Chanel's Metiers d'Art collection

After a year of anticipation and speculation, Karl Lagerfeld showcased his annual ready-to-wear collection in the very appropriate setting of the 15th century Linlithgow Palace on Tuesday. Joined by...

Get ready to sizzle in colourful swimwear this summer

Get ready to sizzle in colourful swimwear this summer

Finally it's time to reach for the bikinis and swimwear – after a slow and soggy start, the longed-for British summer has arrived. While the mercury rises, women across the country are rushing...

Jean Paul Gaultier inspired by 'decadent dandy' Pete Doherty

Jean Paul Gaultier inspired by 'decadent dandy' Pete Doherty

He is known for pushing the envelope, last season staging an Amy Winehouse homage just months after the singer’s death.  In Paris this week, Jean Paul Gaultier once again explored...

Franck Sorbier's high-tech fashion fairytale

Franck Sorbier's high-tech fashion fairytale

Franck Sorbier reached for the high-tech future of fashion to retell a dark 17th century French fairytale on Wednesday. The French designer used gorgeous visual effects to recount Donkeyskin, a story...

Valentino draws elegant line under French capital's couture extravaganza

Valentino draws elegant line under French capital's couture extravaganza

Eschewing the glitz and glam that have saturated other shows in the last few days, Valentino closed Paris’ couture extravaganza in refreshingly simple style. With new power couple Kanye West and...

Couture at its best: Elie Saab stuns Paris with sparkling display

Couture at its best: Elie Saab stuns Paris with sparkling display

The king of the red carpet unveiled a dazzling display of couture that elicited a collective gasp from the fashion elite once more. A superb array of black ball gowns in embroidered tulle, lace and georgette...

Kim and Kanye pick up wedding dress inspiration in Paris

Kim and Kanye pick up wedding dress inspiration in Paris

They have only been dating for a few months. But Kim Kardashian may well have picked up a few wedding dress ideas at Paris Couture Week should Kanye West pop the question. The couple were spotted eyeing a...

Georges Chakra brings high-octane glamour to Paris

Georges Chakra brings high-octane glamour to Paris

While Giambattista Valli focused on Mother Nature, Georges Chakra injected a dose of glitz and glam into the Parisian proceedings. The Lebanese designer – who is the go-to guy for like sizzling...

Kaiser Karl wows with marriage of nostalgia and modernity

Kaiser Karl wows with marriage of nostalgia and modernity

It was that time of year again, when fashion’s elite flock to the French capital to watch Chanel maestro Karl Lagerfeld's couture extravaganza. With Diane Kruger and...

Giambattista Valli's blooming brilliant couture

Giambattista Valli's blooming brilliant couture

With an enchanted woodland backdrop, Giambattista Valli took fashionistas on an exploration of Mother Nature in Paris on Monday. The designer called upon birds, butterflies and blooms to create a stunning...

Raf Simons' stunning debut collection takes Dior back to its best

Raf Simons' stunning debut collection takes Dior back to its best

In what was one of the most talked-about shows in the fashion history, Raf Simons finally debuted for Dior on Monday. The atmosphere was electric as a host of industry darlings including Marc Jacobs,...

A-list line up at Versace's super sexy couture show

A-list line up at Versace's super sexy couture show

It's been fifteen years since Gianni Versace staged his last couture show at the Ritz in Paris. But, in an emotional homecoming, his younger sister Donatella returned to the iconic hotel on Sunday to...

Donatella Versace to make 'emotional' return to Ritz for first time since death of her brother Gianni

Donatella Versace to make 'emotional' return to Ritz for first time since death of her brother Gianni

Donatella Versace is gearing up to unveil her haute couture Atelier Versace line for the second time following an eight-year hiatus in Paris this Sunday. What’s more, it’s the first...

Can Dior's new man Raf Simons live up to Galliano?

Can Dior's new man Raf Simons live up to Galliano?

He is days away from making his hotly-anticipated debut as Dior’s top designer. And the fashion world is on tenterhooks waiting to see whether Raf Simons will live up to John Galliano’s...

A-list ladies help Salvatore Ferragamo make fashion history in the Louvre

A-list ladies help Salvatore Ferragamo make fashion history in the Louvre

For the first time in its 900-year history, the Louvre has opened its doors to fashion. Italian luxury goods brand Salvatore Ferragamo staged the first ever catwalk show to be held inside the...

Fasten your Chanel seatbelts: Sky's the limit for Karl Lagerfeld

Fasten your Chanel seatbelts: Sky's the limit for Karl Lagerfeld

The fashion world was taken on a flight of fancy aboard an Air Chanel aeroplane on Tuesday, piloted by designer Karl Lagerfeld. Famed for his creative and envelope-pushing sets, the German genius...