Sustainability and ethical production has been a growing concern within the fashion industry in recent years, mainly as a response to the rise of fast throwaway fashion retailers - cheaply made garments which can't be recycled that pollute landfill as surplus textile waste.
WHIT - the cool, colourful fashion line by designer Whitney Pozgay - was one of the first brands recommended to me when I looked into who to check out whilst in the States. From friends to my hairdresser, everyone wanted to clue me in to this great new label
My design philosophy is rich, luxurious and desirable, in the sense of a woman see's it, wants it and has to have it. I want my name to associate with this feeling. I want my graduate collection to be on the same level as Haute Couture, when I design I want my clothes to be segmented with this category.
It's official - Scotland is having a fashion moment. Harvey Nichols has just celebrated its 10th anniversary, Hayley Scanlan was name Scottish Young Designer of the Year 2012, and today, fashion designer extraordinaire, Karl Lagerfeld, brings CHANEL's Métiers d'Art 2012/13 show to the capital city, Edinburgh.
Positive living - and shopping - has never been so easy, and a recent meeting with Dilys Williams from London College of Fashion proved that it's only set to get easier.
Back in 2008 Christian Louboutin sued Spanish fashion chain Zara over a pair of open-toe shoes which were of a similar design to Louboutin's Yo Yo style with its iconic red sole (which has been a signature of the brand for over 20 years).
Sophia designs completely as she sees fit; and for women such as ourselves - inspiring, busy, interested in (yet unaffected by), trends. Gone are the days of anyone's approval - and this is key.
Simeon Farrar is my kind of designer. Trained in fine art, he stumbled into fashion after exploring the lifespan of his screen prints by adding them on to T-shirts and showcasing them at London Fashion Week's exhibition.
A young British fashion designer who went solo after working for Alexander McQueen, Ada Zanditon strives to use ethical practices
Interview magazine's March issue contains a dream fashionista tete-a-tete - Sarah Jessica Parker (professional wearer of
According to WWD, Natalie Germanotta is rumoured to be making the costumes for a new Broadway show, Simon Says. After interning