An increasing number of fashion labels are declaring their commitment to looking after the environment, many of which are available to purchase on the high street. In October 2018, the Environmental Audit Committee wrote a letter to 10 of the biggest high street stores in the UK urging the companies to take action against "fast fashion", and encourage their customers not to waste clothing. Swedish brand Weekday recently released its SS19 collection.
Female cabin crew at a popular airline are being forced to wear heels unless they have a doctor’s note. Women who work as flight attendants for Norwegian Air are not allowed to wear flat shoes on the plane unless they have a medical letter. The company’s 22-page dress code document – which states that heels must be at least 2cm high – has come under fire.
Are you scrolling Instagram and Pinterest looking for wedding dress inspo? Starting to wonder if every dress has lace sleeves and a sweetheart neckline? New York’s Bridal Fashion Week has come to a close and with it a whole bevvy of bridal inspiration – from the ultra-princessy to the outré and everything in between.
Alexa Chung has partnered with Barbour to design a collection for the British heritage brand just in time for festival season. Chung, who runs her own eponymous label, has been an avid supporter of Barbour for some time, having worn the label’s signature bottle green jackets with aplomb at several Glastonbury Festivals over the years. The It author revealed she relished in the opportunity to delve into the 125-year-old brand’s archive to find inspiration for her collection.
The first daughter posed at a weaver's loom during her trip, prompting references to accusations that her now-defunct fashion line exploited workers.
The first Monday in May is one of the most significant events in the fashion calendar. On this day, New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art hosts its annual Costume Institute Gala where fashion designers, artists, models, musicians and actors come together in celebration of art and the unveiling of the fashion institute’s blockbuster exhibition. Over the years, the event has served as the perfect platform for the likes of Gigi Hadid, Kim Kardashian and Zendaya to celebrate the mélange of creativity.
Michelle Obama has honoured British fashion by wearing a custom Stella McCartney jumpsuit while in London for her Becoming book tour. Last night, the former US first lady upped the fashion stakes by wearing a custom, black beaded jumpsuit by British fashion designer McCartney. Mrs Obama accessorised with large gold hoops by Jennifer Fisher jewellery, and finished off her look with a pair of classic, black Jimmy Choo heels.
This spring the term 'janties' entered the fashion lexicon, much to the mirth of Twitter users everywhere. Designer Y/Project - an experimental Parisian fashion brand popular with Bella Hadid and Rihanna - dropped one of its most headline-grabbing pieces yet: a pair of high-waisted denim panties which cost £255. At the time of writing, Y/Project’s Navy Denim Panties are nearly completely sold out, with just one available size remaining on retailer Ssense.