This year, the Emmy Awards come on the heels of New York Fashion Week. How does the red carpet measure up to the runway?
CNN's Alina Cho looks at the unique style of J. Crew boss Mickey Drexler, who has made the iconic brand hot once again.
Fashion designer Tom Ford talks about starting his own label and his strained relationship with Yves Saint Laurent.
The designer thanks the bride for her patronage, and wishes the newlywed couple the best
CNN's Mark Saunders on speculation that fashion house Alexander McQueen may design Kate Middleton's wedding dress.
Fashion designer John Galliano could face up to six months in jail if convicted of making anti-Semitic remarks.
Christian Dior has started proceedings to fire designer John Galliano after he was filmed making anti-Semitic comments in a Paris restaurant, the fashion giant said Tuesday.
CNN's Colleen McEdwards talks to corporate consultant Jeremy Robinson-Leon on Dior's firing of its star designer.
The layoff is underway immediately following his "particularly odious nature of the behavior and words"
Days before the fashion catwalk known as the Oscars' red carpet and right before Paris Fashion Week, Christian Dior on Friday suspended designer John Galliano for allegedly making anti-Semitic remarks.
The fashion house says it has a zero-tolerance policy regarding racial slurs
Stars hit Hollywood's red carpet as they arrive at the Golden Globe awards.
Now that Prince William and Kate Middleton are officially engaged, the fashion world is abuzz with speculation as to who will get to design the future princess's dress. Will Middleton's favorite designer, Daniella Issa Helayel, have a shot at creating the gown?
Gretchen, Mondo and Andy show their collections at New York Fashion Week
When the willowy Liu Wen stepped onto the runway at New York Fashion Week this season, she finally began to see a parade of models who looked increasingly like her: This fall, major design houses featured a number of Chinese models in fashion weeks as part of a bid by the firms to boost their sales in China.
The Devil might wear Prada, but until recently he would have had a devil of a time buying it direct from the fashion company's website.
When the fashion elite gathered this spring at the Council of Fashion Designers of America awards -- the Oscars of the rag trade -- the crowd at Lincoln Center sat transfixed as they watched Vogue editor Anna Wintour present the lifetime achievement award. Only this year, the distinction went not to a legend of European couture, like Yves Saint Laurent or Christian Dior, nor to an American icon like Ralph Lauren (though those design kings have all won in the past). It went instead to Michael Kors, at 50 the youngest recipient ever.
A dress made out of recycled waste; a collection of clothes composed of fresh flowers; a synthetic outfit that looks like wave of water around the body.
In one of his first fashion shows, designer Hussein Chalayan sent models down the runway in decomposed silk dresses that he had buried and dug up again.
Inspired by this year's Academy Awards, with its new 10 best picture nominees, we picked an equal number of unforgettable gowns from years past. Here are our 10 all-time favorites, with behind-the-seams stories from the designers who created them.
Pakistan fashion leaders parade in Lahore to show freedom of expression. CNN's Reza Sayah reports.
Bare backs, plunging necklines and high-cut hems. Western media recently reported that the bold statements made by Pakistan's fashionistas at Lahore Fashion Week demonstrated how designers were rejecting conservative dress in the South Asian nation.
Though for family only, the funeral attracted designers and models
New York Fashion Week began on a somber note as the first day of shows was marred by news of the tragic death of beloved British designer Alexander McQueen.
Find out what the fashionista ate after her presentation - and Kim Kardashian's snack of choice at Bryant Park
Lady Gaga also thanked the late fashion designer at Tuesday's Brit Awards
New York Fashion Week kicked off in a literal and figurative storm late last week, as a blizzard rolled through town and designer Alexander McQueen's death shocked participants.
Naomi Campbell and friends talk about Fashion for Relief to aid Haiti. Andrea Mineo reports.
The fashion world was Friday mourning the death of celebrated British designer Alexander McQueen as questions were raised over the future of his multi-million dollar luxury clothing brand.
CNN's Randi Kaye takes a look at the death of fashion designer Alexander McQueen.
The death of British fashion designer Alexander McQueen has drawn a veil of sadness over the first day of New York City Fashion Week.
The supermodel is shocked by the "tragic loss of her dear friend"
Dita Von Teese, Kirstie Alley, and Rachel Zoe are among the tweeting musicans, reality stars and fashionistas
"We are devastated and are sharing a sense of shock and grief," his company tells PEOPLE
Heidi Klum knows that modeling is a young woman's game. In the latest issue of InStyle magazine, the supermodel claims that models, like food, spoil after a certain age.
Karl Lagerfeld, the creative force behind fashion house Chanel, tells Talk Asia why he's still thriving on new ideas.
He is perhaps the most recognizable man in fashion, almost never seen without his dark glasses, a silver ponytail and fingerless gloves.
Detroit's auto industry trained generations of workers in design and manufacturing. As that business fades and its jobs disappear, city planners are hoping to redeploy the city's creative minds and craftsmen toward a new and growing field: fashion.
For "Coco Avant Chanel" director Anne Fontaine, there was only one actress who could play Coco Chanel in her biopic about the legendary couturier -- French actress Audrey Tautou.
The Screening Room talks to "Coco Avant Chanel" star Audrey Tatou about about portraying a fashion icon.
In Focus -- Israeli Real Estate
She helped create the supermodels of the 1980s, but now Donatella Versace is taking on the challenges of China.
As recognizable as the brand itself, Donatella Versace is adamant about one thing in fashion: "Fashion is not frivolous," she told CNN.
British designer Paul Smith says the fashion industry must change to suit the economic times.
The economic crisis cast a long shadow over London Fashion Week, with designers holding their catwalk shows in smaller venues or skipping the catwalk in favor of low key presentations.
Fashion designer to the stars shows us around Florence, the world's most cultured city.
Never one to follow the crowd, fashion designer Roberto Cavalli's clothes are bright, sexy and fearless. His innovative techniques, especially with leather and silk, and his love of adornment -- embroidery, applique, patchwork and diamante -- have made him the A-list's red-carpet darling.
CNN's Hala Gorani reports on the death of famed fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent at the age of 71.
A funeral will be held Thursday for international fashion icon Yves Saint Laurent, who died Sunday night at his home in Paris, his longtime friend and business associate Pierre Berge told CNN Monday.
From the get-go it was one of the odder pairings in the fashion world. One is a high-end designer famous for making Carolyn Bessette's wedding dress. The other is a mainstream apparel manufacturer that sells sportswear and career clothes. Now after just 16 months, Fortune has learned, Narciso Rodriguez and Liz Claiborne are taking steps to end their partnership.
Last season's Project Runway winner, Christian Siriano, showed his debut collection Thursday at Fashion Week
Is thin still in? CNN's Alina Cho reports as New York Fashion Week gets under way.
Young fashion designer Ali Khan made his debut at New York Fashion Week with male models strutting down the runway in his avant-garde menswear designs.
When the world's top fashionistas make their biannual pilgrimage to the Milan shows, Miuccia Prada, the house's oracle-like designer, is the one they come to see above all others. Known for her minimalist designs - embodied by her iconic black nylon bags - Miuccia, or Mrs. Prada, as her staff calls her, sets the pace of fashion.
The 71-year-old fashion powerhouse passed after a long illness in Paris
Arguably the most influential and copied fashion designer of his generation, he always knew how to reflect the moment, to capture the spirit of the present
Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen can now add author to their growing list of professions.
She's been making headlines lately for what she hasn't been wearing. But on Thursday, Lindsay Lohan turned heads in a Dolce & Gabbana dress at the fashion house's runway show in Italy. There as part of Milan Fashion Week, Lohan posed up a storm for photographers. Of course, the actress has been dabbling in high-fashion lately, especially after a recent New York magazine nude pictorial spread which recreated Marilyn Monroe's famous 1962 shoot.
Three months after Robert Polet took over as chief executive of Gucci Group in July 2004, he gave his new colleagues a glimpse of the self-confidence and single-mindedness that landed him the job in the first place - and that have contributed to the company's stellar performance ever since.
Karl Lagerfeld lamented the decision by Valentino to retire next year, saying Wednesday that he feared the 75-year-old Italian would find life after fashion a bore
The eternal enfant terrible of fashion photography, Oliviero Toscani, has roiled the fashion world with a revealing ad
It's Fashion Week season. Last week was New York Fashion Week, and this coming week it's London's turn, before the traveling bandwagon of models, designers and celebrities visit Milan and Paris.
In February 2007, Robert Duffy sensed something was wrong with his longtime business partner, the fashion designer Marc Jacobs. "Something was going on in his personal life, but I wasn't 100% sure he was back on drugs," says Duffy, who was overwhelmed with work at the time and hoped his intuition was off.
Alessandra Facchinetti, a former designer of Gucci, will replace the legendary couturier as creative director of the Valentino women's collections
Haute couturiers get a lot of mileage out of wedding dresses, especially Christian Lacroix. The designer celebrated his 20th year in business Tuesday with a concise and painterly collection that included a patchworked bridal dress that harkened back to Lacroix's rustic Southern roots and a short embroidered coat inspired by Watteau. Although the palette was predominantly black, Lacroix wowed the crowd with some pretty amazing color combinations -- the kind that only he can get away with in an haute couture collection. My favorite was a long draped chiffon dress shaded in plum, praline, and lime and topped off by violet fur sleeves. Another Lacroix signature -- the mixing of rough and fine materials -- appeared early on in the show in the form of an oxblood red dyed fox and goatskin coat worn over a slinky black cocktail dress. He definitely deserved the standing ovation.Feathers seem to have replaced fur on most couture runways here this week. At a press conference this morning, Giorgio Armani explained t
The soggy weather at the fall 2007 haute couture collections hasn't dampened fashion inspiration
Apparel designer Liz Claiborne, who founded a namesake sportswear label for women that grew into a multibillion-dollar global empire, has died at age 78, the company said Wednesday.
The world's first ban on overly thin models at a top-level fashion show in Madrid has caused outrage among modeling agencies and raised the prospect of restrictions at other venues.
We're not the only ones excited that Bravo's Emmy-nominated "Project Runway" is back for its third season. On the widely popular reality TV show, 15 up-and-coming designers compete in weekly challenges for the chance to show their collections at New York's Fall Fashion Week.
The Scene catches up with the godfather of Italian style, Giorgio Armani, in Milan and hears about his lifetime in fashion.
Synonymous with Italian style, Giorgio Armani is one of the most successful and influential designers of all time, and a dominating presence in the fashion industry for the best part of three decades.
As New York winds down its bi-annual turn as the world's fashion capital, fashion designers, magazine editors, apparel industry insiders and, of course, celebrities, depart from the billowing white tents in Manhattan's Bryant Park with a look ahead to the fashion trends for fall.
Like most London fashion weeks, British veteran designer Julien Macdonald stood out on the catwalk this year, but he also shared the limelight with rising star and compatriot Giles Deacon.
Airdate: February 12th, 2005
Italian fashion house Gucci has shaken up its design team again, just two seasons after star designer Tom Ford left, handing the brand-building womenswear pen to its accessories stylist Frida Giannini.
It's been described as a dying art, but the biggest name in fashion has just given haute couture his vote of confidence at the Paris Fashion Show.
They've been making suits on London's famous Savile Row since the 18th century.
On the night before Louis Vuitton opened its new boutique in Tokyo this month, chairman Yves Carcelle guided visitors on a giddy tour. Past customers already queuing at the front door, past the dan...
'Am I volatile?" Patrizio Bertelli asks, getting up from a table at Prada's Milan headquarters to adjust the air conditioning and bawl out construction workers drilling in the office next door. Sit...
Like some sort of dark daffodil, camouflage is popping up all over. But even when coming from a chichi fashion house--and many have surrendered to the trend--it gives off a welcome whiff of insurge...
If you want to impress the CEO of a European fashion house, tell him (and they are mostly hims) that you're going to meet Patrizio Bertelli, the CEO of Prada. Eyebrows climb skyward, eyes widen, mo...
Asia's economic troubles have caused the world's biggest market for luxury goods to all but fall off the map. American and European makers of expensive liqueurs, haute couture, and other pricey ite...
It's hard to resist the temptation to buy when you see the fancy fakes sidewalk vendors display. But pick the wrong thing, and you will look like a phony--or a fool--to those who know the genuine a...
TOP FASHION DESIGNERS are discovering it's tough to live off the carriage trade in the automobile age. In order to grow they have had to reach down to the many who aspire to haute couture but don't...
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