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Givenchy designs Madonna's tour costumes for Sticky & Sweet tour

Madonna's forthcoming Sticky & Sweet tour will boast an array of designer goodies, quel suprise. Thanks to costume designer, Arianne Phillips , Madge has been hooked up with outfits from Givenchy, Yves Saint... Read more »


Newsflash: Tommy Hilfiger's engagement called off

Another fashion engagement has been called off with the news that Tommy Hilfiger and his former model fiancee, Dee Ocleppo , have split. The couple were due to get married on Friday at the designer's pad in the West... Read more »


Check it out: 'Fashion V Sport' exhibition @ Victoria & Albert museum

As the build-up to the Olympics continues, London's Victoria & Albert museum is focussing on the link between sport and fashion. Opening today is Fashion V Sport , an exhibition that showcases a collection of... Read more »


Issa Kate Middleton an unofficial fashion muse?

You don't need to be Einstein to work out that being famous (and a potential future Queen) might equal access to free designer clothing. That is why it probably comes as little surprise that the reason why Kate Middleton... Read more »


Designer Spotlight: Neurotica

You can spot new talent just about anywhere, and I stumbled across textile specialist Victoria McGrane - creator of Neurotica - while watching BBC2's Dragon's Den. The young designer (who already sells to boutiques... Read more »


Animal activists protest against Giorgio Armani's bullfighter design

Giorgio Armani's decision to dress Spanish matador, Cayetano Rivera Ordóñez , for the historic Goyesca de Ronda bullfight, has attracted protests from animal activists. The 100% Animalisti group plastered three angry... Read more »


Preen's Justin Thornton and Thea Bregazzi expecting first child

Preen may be gearing up for their spring 2009 show for New York Fashion Week in September, but one half of the design team won't be making the trip. Justin Thornton and Thea Bregazzi (pictured left, with Agyness... Read more »


A quick peek at Colette Dinnigan's summer pieces

[Images: Newspix/Rex Features - click image to have a better look] Colette Dinnigan is one of Australia's finest design exports, and her success around the globe (as well as her 'legend' status back home), is surely... Read more »


Diet Coke gets another dressing, this time from Roberto Cavalli

Forget the rich and the famous, it's Diet Coke that has our designers chomping at the bit to dress these days. Following on from Patricia Field's limited edition bottles for the fizzy sensation, are these new... Read more »


It's all in the family: Solange Knowles tapped for Armani Jeans

Beyonce's baby sister, Solange Knowles , is joining the Armani family. Following in her sibling's footsteps (she is the face of Emporio Diamonds fragrance) the 22-year-old has been recruited to represent Armani Jeans.... Read more »


No white wedding for Marc Jacobs

The old 'net was beside itself recently with rumours that Marc Jacobs had tied the knot with his partner, Lorenzo Martone , over the weekend. But it looks like that's all they were... rumours. A rep for the designer... Read more »


Peter Som staying put at Bill Blass, but for how long? UPDATE!

UPDATE: The latest news in the Peter Som/Bill Blass saga is that the designer is still working with NexCen Brands Inc. to determine the best way to present the label's spring/summer '09 collection. A source has revealed... Read more »


Is it the end of the road at Pucci for Matthew Williamson?

Is the end in sight for the creative partnership between Pucci and Matthew Williamson ? That is the word on the grapevine today, that after three years at the label, Emilio Pucci is on the hunt for Williamson's... Read more »


Halston will go ahead at Harrods, with or without Marco Zanini

Despite the early exit of its designer, Marco Zanini , and disruptions within its creative board, namely that of Rachel Zoe , it appears to be all-systems go at Halston . The revived label is still planning to hit the... Read more »


Marc Jacobs's website is a bit of a drag

If you are after a bit of a giggle today, then head over to Marc Jacobs's website , where drag queens appear to have taken over. Yes, really... Don't believe us? Then check it out for yourself . Is Marc taking... Read more »


Giles does it again for New Look - check out his fifth 'Gold' collection!

Click image to enlarge. For the CQ staffers, Giles for New Look's 'Gold' label has been a bit hit-or-miss. There have been some wonderful buys on offer, and there have been some... well, not-so wonderful... Read more »


Project 100: Giles and Jade Jagger hop on board to celebrate Lee Cooper's 100th anniversary

To celebrate 100 years of Lee Cooper , an assortment of fashion faces have teamed up to launch Project 100 , a series of one-off designs that will be auctioned off for Red Cross . Giles Deacon, Jade Jagger , and... Read more »


Snapped! Giorgio Armani and Stefano Gabbana on holiday... lovin' those budgie smugglers

Pictured from L-R: Giorgio Armani on holidays in Sardinia; Stefano Gabbana cruising in Portofino. [Photos: Olycom SPA/Fabio Piumetti/Rex Features] Okay, so it's not quite like perving on David Beckham or... Read more »


Berlin Fashion Week: Vivienne Westwood's Anglomania spring/summer 2009 show

Closing Berlin Fashion Week on Sunday was Vivienne Westwood's fun and flirty Anglomania show. The high-spirited collection, targeted towards a younger more casual costumer, was the ideal way to finish off the week. Bold... Read more »


Elie Saab to set up shop in Harrods

Red carpet frocks from Elie Saab will soon be on our very doorstep, thanks to the opening of his first boutique inside Harrods . The Lebanese designer is bringing his drool-worthy gowns to the capital, setting up shop in... Read more »