See now, buy now? Catwalk-to-shop retail model divides fashion houses

The recent autumn/winter 2016/2017 fashion weeks in New York, London, Milan and Paris have seen designers divided over moves some labels are adopting to put their items immediately on sale after their catwalk presentations. In an age of social media – where shows are streamed online – and competition from high street retailers regularly updating their collections, Britains Burberry and designer Tom Ford announced new see now, buy now strategies last month. Mar 11, 2016

Paris Fashion Week: Rochas winter garden blooms

A winter garden of silk and velvet florals bloomed in Paris on 2 March, as Rochas presented its Autumn/Winter 2016/17 collection at ready-to-wear fashion week. Creative Director Alessandro DellAcqua sent the models down a catwalk of flowers in delicate pussy-bow blouses trimmed with ruffles, but paired the feminine silhouette with chunky platform sandals. DellAcqua said the idea was to bring a bit of summer sunshine into his autumn/winter line. Mar 3, 2016

London Fashion Week: Behind the Topshop Unique catwalk

The Topshop Unique London Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2016 show was a celebrity-packed affair, taking place at Londons Tate Britain museum. Supermodels Karlie Kloss, Lara Stone and Suki Waterhouse were among the front row stars. Topshop creative director, Kate Phelan gave some insight in to what went in to creating the show. Feb 24, 2016

London Fashion Week: Christopher Bailey walks us through A Patchwork

Burberry showcased its Autumn/Winter 2016 collection as part of London Fashion Week on 22 February and drew in an A-list crowd. Naomi Campbell, Suki Waterhouse, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and photographer Mario Testino were all on the front row at the show which was held in Kensington Gardens. Chief Executive of Burberry, Christopher Bailey, described his latest line called A Patchwork, which featured navy military inspired overcoats with red piping, sequined mini dresses and biker boots. Feb 23, 2016

London Fashion Week: See the looks from Topshop Unique AW16

The Topshop Unique London Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2016 show was a celebrity packed event at Londons Tate Britain museum. Supermodels Karlie Kloss, Lara Stone and Suki Waterhouse were among the front row stars. Kloss said she is not used to watching catwalk shows but this one received her seal of approval. Feb 22, 2016

New York Fashion Week: Rihanna says Fenty Puma range is for every girl

Pop star Rihanna unveiled the first collection in her new line with Puma at New York Fashion Week: The Shows on 12 February. The line bares the 27-year-olds last name, Fenty Puma by Rihanna, and is described as being a mix of Japanese street wear with a gothic undertone. The singer said teaming up with the athletic company was the perfect fit. Feb 13, 2016

British Vogue celebrates 100 years at National Portrait Gallery

From Second World War photographs to shoots with famous models, British Vogue magazine marks its 100th birthday this year with an exhibition of fashion, beauty and portrait prints.Opening at Londons National Portrait Gallery on Thursday, Vogue 100: A Century of Style features more than 280 photographs from publisher Conde Nast archives that the magazine has commissioned over the decades. Feb 11, 2016

New York Fashion Week: Bloggers earn front row respect

Walkways become runways as lights prepare to shine on designers 2016 fall/winter collections at New York Fashion: The Shows. With just days away from the first look hitting the catwalk, fashion insiders are preparing to see what will be trending in the fashion world. Over the past few years technology has had a hand in changing the guest list at fashion week from the fashion elite to now include social media stars who have proven they deserve to sit front row. Feb 10, 2016

Paris Fashion Week: Valentino presents earthy S/S 16 couture collection

Valentinos Creative Directors Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli presented the Valentino Spring/Summer collection on 27 January, as Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week drew to a close. Models strutted down the catwalk barefoot, showcasing a collection with heavy Byzantine and Japanese influences, designed to promote the body, movement and beauty. Jan 28, 2016

PFW: Watch Gigi Hadid and Kendall Jenner lead Chanel couture show

Known for his extravagant runway settings, designer Karl Lagerfeld led fashionistas into a serene garden on 26 January, celebrating all things nature at the Chanel haute couture catwalk show in Paris. Models Gigi Hadid and Kendall Jenner were among those that presented the immense 73 looks that took to the catwalk. Jan 27, 2016