Ashish unveils post-Brexit London Fashion Week show

Gupta Ashishs SS17 show unveiled on 19 September at this months London fashion week, embodied all that is diversity. His Bollywood inspired gender-fluid collection adorned both men and women in jewels and draped pieces. This is the first fashion season since Britain voted for Brexit, and many designers want to show that they are open for business from around the world. Sep 20, 2016

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