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Gucci is going Lenny Kravitz's way

Not many musicians can claim that their concert costumes are designer-made. Sure the Spice Girls had Cavalli and Madonna can have just about any designer she fancies, but I think Lenny Kravitz has to be one of the few... Read more »


Stella McCartney goes greener by expanding organic range

She already is a great pioneer of ethical fashion , as a vegetarian she refuses to use fur and leather in her collections, so it comes as little surprise that Stella McCartney wants to continue her green efforts by... Read more »


Karl Lagerfeld gets game-a-fied for Grand Theft Auto

Look out gamers, Karl Lagerfeld is headed to a game console near you! The designer will feature in the highly-anticipated fourth installment of Grand Theft Auto , due out 29th April. If you're not that excited about... Read more »


Graeme Black will stick with London Fashion Week, thanks!

Are you tired of hearing about our talented designers up and leaving us for greener pastures? I, for one, are still mourning the loss of Preen. It's just as well then that Graeme Black doesn't have any immediate plans to... Read more »


Miuccia Prada's Office Rules

Nothing stays secret in fashion, too many badly treated assistants and low ranking staffers get drunk and talk (sometimes without even getting drunk at all). The latest news is that Miuccia Prada has an interesting set of... Read more »


CQ Discovers: Stella McCartney launches first online store

While she continues to develop her business on the ground , Stella McCartney also wants her presence on the web known. The British designer has just launched her first online store , but for us UK fans we'll have... Read more »

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H&M announce collaboration with Comme des Garçons

The closest I've come to being this excited about an H&M collaboration is the forthcoming Marimekko collection, but the news that Comme Des Garçons are planning a collection with H&M surely tops them all. The collection... Read more »


Louis Vuitton combats counterfeiters with new Takashi Murakami design

Last night at the preview of Takashi Murakami's new exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum, Louis Vuitton unveiled its new plan to combat counterfeiters. But instead of the usual speech-giving or handing out of leaflets,... Read more »


Daks pulls the plug on Giles Deacon's luxe line

It's all over red rover for Daks's luxury line and therefore its working relationship with head designer Giles Deacon . Deacon confirmed that he was leaving the brand after it decided to axe its high-end catwalk line to... Read more »


The Gucci Cruise 2009 fashion show heads to Rome

Frida Giannini (pictured right) is taking Gucci home for the Cruise 2009 season - to Rome to be exact. It's not the 'meet the parents' affair most boyfriends would experience, instead Fashion Week Daily are reporting... Read more »


The hunt for the next New Generation designers begins... again!

London Fashion Week feels like it was only yesterday and yet the British Fashion Council (BFC) is on the hunt again for the next group of talented designers for its New Generation initiative , which is sponsored by... Read more »


6267 designers named as new Gianfranco Ferré creative directors

The design duo behind 6267, Tommaso Aquilano and Roberto Rimondi (pictured), have been named as the new creative directors of Gianfranco Ferré . The pair will take over the top job, replacing Lars Nilsson who... Read more »


Stuart Vevers settles in at Loewe: "I have given myself entirely to Madrid"

The always-sunny Stuart Vevers seems to be settling in well at Loewe. The former Mulberry chief designer has chronicled his first few months as creative director at Loewe for the Telegraph. In his diary entries,... Read more »


Salvatore Ferragamo celebrates 80th anniversary in Shanghai

Florence-based label Salvatore Ferragamo celebrated its 80th anniversary over the weekend not in Italy, but in China. The medieval Palazzo Spini Feroni, where the Ferragamo headquarters are located, was recreated... Read more »


Psst... Could a Beth Ditto for House of Holland range be on the cards?

Whether or not you agree, Beth Ditto has fashion admirers. There was even those rumours about a Topshop collaboration, then a range for New Look , but all remained just that - rumours. Now it appears that quite... Read more »


PETA disrupts Alexander McQueen's New York show

PETA protesters have crashed a special catwalk show in New York on Wednesday night, hosted by Alexander McQueen . McQueen's show was disrupted by two PETA members who ambushed the catwalk with placards with blood-red... Read more »


Designer Alert: Halston headed for UK

There is great news for all you British-based Halston fans who recently missed out on snapping up a piece on Net-a-porter.com - the label is headed for Selfridges! The newly revived Halston has landed a deal with the... Read more »


The Scene: Henry Holland's club night attracts the fashion glitterati

With her big sister belting out the tunes the night before at Rodnik's private view bash , we couldn't expect Pixie Geldof to miss out on some party action this week. The pint-sized it-girl was seen last night at... Read more »


Stella McCartney secures six new stores in India

Busy mama, Stella McCartney is headed for India, with six new store openings planned for the next three years. The distribution deal with TSG International Marketing will see two standalone stores open by the end of this... Read more »


Marchesa moves into the bridal market

Designing her own wedding gown for her marriage last December, Marchesa's Georgina Chapman (pictured right) is now turning her skills toward a capsule bridal collection. Chapman married film executive Harvey Weinstein... Read more »