The fashion industry has lost one of its most prolific and beloved talents. Karl Lagerfeld, whose death was announced on Tuesday morning, was widely admired for his Renaissance mind and unparalleled work ethic, creating collections simultaneously for the storied houses of Chanel and Fendi, in addition to his namesake label.
Every season sees less focus on the world’s fashion capitals – New York, London, Milan, Paris – and more on unexpected cities whose homegrown labels have influenced global trends. For 2019, Culture Trip has picked five up-and-coming scenes on four continents that offer fresh perspectives on style.
Fast fashion retailers should be made to pay a 1p surcharge on every garment sold in order to help fund clothing collection and recycling schemes, MPs on the Environmental Audit Committee have said.