Think embroidered papal mantles inspiring a John Galliano masterpiece for Dior, Joan of Arc armor refashioned as sexualized corsetry by Jean Paul Gaultier or the monk habit re-styled as eveningwear by Valentino.
The Fragrance Shop saw net sales rising 14% to £121 million in 2017 as the success of new products and the ongoing popularity of big name brands such as Chanel, Jean Paul Gaultier and Emporio Armani drove revenue up.
What’s the attraction of working in fashion if you are not a designer? That was the question at Hyères Festival for Camille Bidault Waddington, Leaf Greener, Frederic Sanchez, Etienne Russo and Stéphane Marais.
A new London exhibition will look at fashion's complicated relationship with the natural world, with a cape of cockerel feathers and a Calvin Klein dress made from recycled plastic bottles among the more than 300 obje...