Staging an elite fashion show in a country with an annual salary of £3,000 is rife with complications, but it’s also classic Lagerfeld
Fanning the controversy: Gisele poses before the Chanel show at Paseo del Prado in Havana. Photograph: Alexandre Meneghini/Reuters
Karl Lagerfeld likes to ruffle feathers almost as much as he likes to make…Continue
Alexa Chung can make anything fashionable: smock dresses, dungarees, tasselled loafers, even satchels but, the big question is, has the TV presenter turned style maven got enough stardust to make even Marks & Spencer sparkle? Last week, Chung seduced the fashion press with her first collection for the high street giant. The range features a handful of classic looks, including a 1950s-style trench-coat and a Princess Di-esque ruffle blouse, rebooted from the M&S archive with her…Continue
Anthony Vaccarello with the model Anja Rubik at a Paris show in 2013. He will become creative director at Yves Saint Laurent.
The fashion world’s game of musical chairs continues. Anthony Vaccarello, most recently the creative director of Versus Versace — the younger, funkier sibling brand of Versace and, of late, an incubator of up-and-coming designers — has…Continue
Banana tried to leave their classic sweaters and tailored pants behind for a more fashion forward look, but now they're bringing the staples back
When you close your eyes and think of Banana Republic, what do you see? Brand president Andi Owen hopes you see tailored pants, sweaters that fit just right, and classic outerwear that brings the whole outfit together. These are Banana’s bread-and-butter products, but if you’ve walked into a Banana Republic anytime in the past year, you’re…Continue