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Vera Wang by Carter Smith

Vera Wang’s split with her husband of 23 years has become the source of intense speculation.

Joann Smalls

The supermodel has a boyfriend at the moment, but they aren’t thought to be engaged. Despite that, the 24-year-old has already started dreaming of how she’ll look on her big day.

Jason Lloyd Evans and Greg Kessler courtesy of Dolce & Gabbana

Dolce & Gabbana put on an “incredible” couture show complete with a live opera, says model Lara Mullen


Valentino CEO Stefano Sassi says he is “delighted” with the sale of the company and believes the move will help to further increase revenue.

Tomas Maier

Tomas Maier wants his customers to see Bottega Veneta pieces as an “investment” that will last.

Preen FW2012

Preen’s design duo Justin Thornton and Thea Bregazzi have said it feels great to return to their “own turf” after five years of showing in New York.

Photographed by Tom Munro for Vogue Russia, April 2010

Naomi Campbell is hoping to find a model who is a “chameleon” on her upcoming TV series.

Karlie Kloss in Paris, 2012

Karlie Kloss was a “total tourist” during her downtime at Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week.

Vera Wang and Arthur Becker

Vera Wang and her husband Arthur Becker have separated after 25 years of marriage.

Louis Vuitton’s latest collaborator artist Yayoi Kusama is happy that the label “appreciates” her art.

Louis Vuitton’s latest collaborator artist Yayoi Kusama is happy that the label “appreciates” her art.

Ralph Lauren Olympics

For the London 2012 Olympics, Lauren has evolved his classic cuts to make athletes’ uniforms which are slightly different than what is expected.

21-year-old Yves St Laurent, at a press conference, shortly after the announcement of his new role as Chief Designer of the Dior fashion house. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

Yves Saint Laurent’s Ready To Wear line is the only part of the company which will be known as Saint Laurent Paris when changes go ahead.

Anna Dello Russo

Anna Dello Russo doesn’t get any input into the hats designer Alan Journo creates for her, he says.

Mulberry Store

The creative director of the iconic British label explained how the new Bryn model was created and which influences shaped its design.

Valentino Exhibition

The Italian fashion house was bought by private equity firm Permira five years ago. The company worked hard to improve Valentino’s finances and is now selling it to an investor.

Karl Lagerfeld by Eric Guillemain for Vogue

The iconic designer is set to visit famous department store Selfridges on July 24 to launch a pop-up shop selling his sports-themed Team Karl collection amongst other concessions, British Vogue reports.

Lulu Kennedy

The designer is renowned for striking up close friendships with up-and-coming style stars, having helped the likes of Gareth Pugh and Roksanda Ilincic make it big.

Elisa Sednaoui by Inez and Vinoodh

Elisa has a laidback approach to make-up and prefers to look natural. She feels most at ease curled up at home with a good book or working out.

Lara Stone by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott for Calvin Klein

Lara Stone continues to dazzle as the face of Calvin Klein in the label’s fall campaign.

Photo by Richard Avedon

Anna Wintour was photographed sharing a meal with a male friend believed to be disgraced Dior designer John Galliano on the day of successor Raf Simons’ debut show.

Photo by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders

Donna Karan says her new scent reflects the masculine elements every woman possesses.

Jimmy Choo Fall 2012 Campaign1

Jimmy Choo’s newest campaign captures the “eclectic rock ‘n’ roll style” of the 60s.

Photo by Russell James

Erin Heatherton says it is her “responsibility” to ensure she prepares for a Victoria’s Secret fashion show.


Hugo by Hugo Boss presented iridescent and monochrome creations at Berlin Fashion Week yesterday.

Valentino Haute Couture Fall 2012 Collection 1

The first look was so telling. A fan-pleated navy blue sheer gown with a flute skirt and a blousy top, with see-through billowy sleeves, carried the spirit, the overriding silhouette, the wayward intention, and the sex of the collection to come – a perfect microcosm of the new ventures taken at the Valentino atelier.