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Fashion professionals are reportedly “buzzing” about supposed issues between Carine Roitfeld and Condé Nast.

A host of models partied with Tommy Hilfiger at a British-themed bash to mark the London Collections: Men shows event.

Haider Ackermann says his collections are inspired by his childhood impressions of Ethiopian and Algerian women.

Domenico Dolce says his label’s new childrenswear line is practical – even though it includes a mini tuxedo.

The Victoria’s Secret model has opened up about her favorite beauty tips. She uses olive oil and lemon juice on her hair once a week.

The Victoria’s Secret star has topped a list compiled by Forbes.com, which takes in estimated earnings for the 12 months after May 1 2011.

Zac Posen says it’s vital for people to enjoy fashion and make an effort with their clothes.

Isabeli Fontana has joked she feels like the “grandmother” of models as the new flock of girls are so young.

The model knows what suits her and generally sticks to that formula. She doesn’t enjoy wearing heavy foundation as she thinks it masks her skin too much.

Marc Jacobs has discussed the “comfortingly luxuriousness” in Louis Vuitton’s new collection.

Ralph Lauren, 15th Annual DIFFA Dining By Design Dinner Gala

Ralph Lauren invited 60 of his family and staff to watch a fashion movie recently.

Narciso Rodriguez is rumored to be collaborating on a line with retailer Kohl’s.

Forget the association with strippers and low-budget fashion wear, transparent vinyl was the material of choice for a range of luxe footwear on the Spring/Summer 12 runways.

Christopher Kane wishes his late father could see the success he has achieved with his sister

Diane von Furstenberg’s new stores will create an “exceptional shopping experience”.

Stella McCartney reportedly wanted people to arrive at her latest presentation in hybrid cars.

Marc Jacobs has hinted he questioned his mother’s dress sense when he was younger.

Photographer Vincent Peters wanted to get away from the “girl-on-the-beach thing” when he shot Irina Shayk.

Perhaps what’s most impressive about Phoebe Philo’s expedient course to the tip tops of today’s fashion heap is how she’s managed to cultivate so many house staples for the resurrected house of Celine in so little time. Well, if the striped flared silk trousers and pastiches of leather and animal print weren’t already signatures, they are now.

It seems as if mega mass-retailer H&M has done it again. Bouncing back from an incredibly successful capsule collection designed by Consuelo Castiglioni, creative director of Marni, Margareta van den Bosch, creative advisor at H&M, has confirmed that the next high-low collaboration will feature none other than high-concept house Maison Martin Margiela

Marc Jacobs is not through with bombast. After a boisterous double-whammy last February and March with his eponymous line and Louis Vuitton, Resort finds Jacobs upping the quirk quotient with a colorful line inspired in part by artist Cindy Sherman’s clown series.

Anna Wintour’s representative has insisted reports she might become a US ambassador are just “rumors”.

Stella McCartney showed off her latest Resort line in New York City yesterday, with the pieces coming in mostly pastel shades.

Mulberry creative director Emma Hill says the label’s new range mixes elements of their sell-out Alexa bag with a “seasonal twist”.

Gianni Versace’s “one-of-a-kind property” is on the market for $125 million.