Originally associated with Britain's aristocracy and gentlemen farmers, the textile is now being made a key element in the collections of major brands, including Chanel, Dior, Yves Saint Laurent and Hermes.
The fashion events calendar is struggling to get back to some sort of normality as UK lockdowns end while the pandemic rumbles on, and the menswear edition of London Fashion Week is being affected by this.
According to the Retviews analytical solution by Lectra, the Danish womenswear label has carved a prime niche for itself among other premium fashion brands thanks to its product range strategy and unique positioning.
The BFC promised a new and different experience for The Fashion Awards on Monday night and it justified the hype. Yet it was also a sad event given the news of the death of 'leaders of change' honouree Virgil Abloh.
Matthew Rugamba knew his Rwandan fashion label had arrived when Junior Nyong'o, the brother of Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o, attended the world premiere of "Black Panther" in a three-piece suit designed by him.