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