Fashion Coverage

Alexa Chung to launch her own fashion label

Alexa Chung attends the European premiere of "The Legend Of Tarzan" at Odeon Leicester Square on July 5, 2016 in London, ...

Mary Ward   The stylish Brit has always inspired wardrobe envy.

Muslim Fashion

International Modest Fashion Week takes place in Turkey

A model sashays down the runway at Haydarpasa Terminal during International Modest Fashion Week in Istanbul, Turkey.

Kathleen Lee-Joe   Because there's so much more to modesty wear than covering up.

Morality Police

Iran is arresting women for exposing their hair on Instagram

Faizal Riza Mohd Raf via Flickr

Kathleen Lee-Joe   All part of 'Operation Spider 2' with its aim of "sterilising popular cyberspaces".

Suit Up

Lena Dunham explores LGBTQ fashion in new doco 'Suited'

Lena Dunham has tried to separate herself from Hannah from <i>Girls</i>, though there are definitely overlaps between ...

Kathleen Lee-Joe   "For a lot of people, with all kinds of bodies or identities, clothes can make or break every day of their lives."

Beauty in Diversity

Maybelline signs I-Hua Wu as first Asian global ambassador

Taiwanese beauty I-Hua Wu becomes Maybelline's newest rep.

Kathleen Lee-Joe   She joins the likes of Gigi Hadid, Jourdan Dunn and Tanzanian model Herieth Paul.

Purple Legacy

Chanel Iman pays fashion tribute to Prince

Christopher Sollinger

Kathleen Lee-Joe   The model dons some of his most iconic looks, from Purple Rain and Dirty Mind to Plectrumelectrum.

Ivy Park

Beyoncé clothing range is made by 'sweat shop labourers on $8.50 a day'

Ivy Park: Empowering women?

Beyoncé's new range of women's sportswear is made using sweat shop labourers who earn as little as £4.30 a day, it has been reported.

Magnolia Maymaru

Magnolia Maymuru is the first Aboriginal woman to represent NT at Miss World Australia

New frontiers: Magnolia Maymuru.

Jenny Noyes   "I want to do it for young people all over Australia. That means black or white."

Advanced Style

Vogue features first 100-year-old model to mark its centenary

Bo Gilbert

Kathleen Lee-Joe   "I dress to suit myself – I certainly don't dress up for boys!"

Love Bravery

Lady Gaga and Elton John collaborate on charity-driven clothing line

Covet-worthy clutch.

Kathleen Lee-Joe   We already want that piano key clutch so bad.

Ethical bride

Where to buy wedding dresses that are ethical and affordable


Kathleen Lee-Joe   Because every bride should go through her day looking and feeling gorgeous while keeping a clear conscience.

Wonder Woman

Valentino's Wonder Woman-themed collection packs a punch

A comic tribute.

Kathleen Lee-Joe   All that's missing is the lasso.

Ethical fashion

How to avoid slavery in your fashion

A child garment worker.

Esther Han   In the wake of the Rana Plaza factory collapse some Australian fashion brands have made huge leaps in stamping out exploitation from their supply chains. Others have not.


Miley Cyrus and Marc Jacobs team up to support Planned Parenthood

Miley Cyrus has teamed up with feminist artist and activist Marilyn Minter to raise money for Planned Parenthood.

Kathleen Lee-Joe   Buy T-shirts sporting the words "Miley Hearts Planned Parenthood" and "Pro Choice Miley".

Alexa Chung

Alexa Chung’s vintage-inspired range for Marks & Spencer is out now

Archive by Alexa

The 'Yes/No' white leather sneakers are everything.

Victoria's Secret

Victoria's Secret model quit after being told to lose weight

Erin Heatherton walks in the 2013 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. She agreed to be a judge on Shutterbug Millionaire.

Mary Ward   Former Victoria's Secret model Erin Heatherton has said she left the brand after they told her to lose weight, prompting other models to share their stories.

Fashion fluidity

Gucci is ending separation of the sexes on the runway

A model walks the runway during the Gucci show as part of Milan Menswear Fashion Week Fall Winter 2015/2016.

Vanessa Friedman   The move toward gender-fluid fashion shows is getting a big-name boost.

Kenzo x Disney

Kenzo x The Jungle Book creates dream clothing collaboration

Kenzo x Disney's The Jungle Book equals a marriage made in print heaven.

Kathleen Lee-Joe   For one, Shere Khan replaces the tiger on the brand's signature sweatshirt.

Solange Knowles

Solange Knowles has opened the e-commerce store of your dreams

Saint Heron's curator of cool, Solange Knowles.

Kathleen Lee-Joe   Their brand mission? "Diversity in design."

Mature Models

60-year-old model stars in stunning swimsuit campaign

Yazemeenah Rossi, 60, pulls ballet-inspired poses in the photo shoot for The Dreslyn x Land of Women.

Kathleen Lee-Joe   The portrait photographer, artist, actress, model and grandmother-of-two got her big break when she was 45.

Aerie Man

Aerie launches body-positive underwear adverts for men


Kathleen Lee-Joe   Meet Doug, Devon, Matthew and Kelvin. Let's watch them together, in all their under-clothed glory …

Brawn Beauty

The rise of the plus-size male model

The world's first "brawny" male model, Zach Miko.

Kathleen Lee-Joe   There are already modelling agencies dedicated to larger and average-bodied female models, but there hasn't been a male equivalent – until now. Why has it taken the industry so long to catch on?

Muslim Fashion

Marks & Spencer release 'burkinis' in the UK

The three-piece 'burkini', released in the lead-up to British summer by Marks & Spencer.

Kathleen Lee-Joe   And the Daily Mail readers just can't cope ...

Diversity in Fashion

Beyonce's new merchandise is fresh and so is the disability activist who models it

Jillian Mercado

Jillian Mercado, a disability activist and model with muscular dystrophy, is the new face of Beyonce merchandise. 

Freetown Fashpack

Watch: Fashpack: Freetown, the doco series on Sierra Leonean street style

Mary-Ann Kaikai, designer of local label Madam Wokie.

Kathleen Lee-Joe   We catch up with its creator and presenter, Jo Dunlop.

Shopping Fails

Clueless clothing website advertises 'Fat Lady' dresses


Kathleen Lee-Joe   If you're a plus-size shopper, this e-commerce app has a few interesting suggestions to throw your way.

Gender Neutral

What should 'ungendered' clothing look like?


Kathleen Lee-Joe   When Jaden Smith is making men in skirts the new mainstream and Kanye's leather Givenchy kilts are taking centre stage, you need to do better than bland basics.

Pin Up

Why enamel pins are the ultimate indie accessories

A few rad picks from our go-to pin emporium, Etsy.

Kathleen Lee-Joe   From fabulously feminist words of wisdom to pop-culture memes (Kim Kardashian cry-faces, anyone?) and many an homage to trending hashtags and emojis.

Bearded Beauty

Bearded model and anti-bullying activist Harnaam Kaur opens fashion show

Harnaam Kaur, 25, flying the flag for body positivity.

Kathleen Lee-Joe   "I was laughed at when I said I wanted to model. Jokes on my bullies."

Smog fashion

Delhi turns to fashion facemasks to cope with world's worst smog

A display of air filtration masks in New Delhi in recent days.

Geeta Anand   With health-conscious Indians leading the way, many residents of the Delhi metropolitan area of 25 million people are finally taking steps to protect themselves from the health-threatening atmosphere with masks, some in wild print fabrics from this year's spring and summer collections of a top Indian fashion designer, Manish Arora.

How Australian style oracle Yasmin Sewell is influencing global fashion

Yasmin Sewell.

Rosemarie Milsom   She left school at 16 to work as a secretary, now she's become one of global fashion's most influential Australians.


This beauty site mistook Whoopi Goldberg for Oprah Winfrey at the Oscars

"We don't all look alike Jeeeze!" Whoopi Golderg (and her tatts) misidentified as Oprah Winfrey at the Oscars.

Kathleen Lee-Joe   The tweet came amid the controversy surrounding the fact that not a single person of colour had been nominated this year.

Milan Fashion Week

Feminist photographer Petra Collins storms the Gucci runway

MILAN, ITALY - FEBRUARY 24:  Petra Collins walks the runway at the Gucci show during Milan Fashion Week Fall/Winter ...

Kathleen Lee-Joe   Collins, with her cloud of fuzzy strawberry curls, played up to the youthful, bohemian, gender-fluid feel of the collection.

Beth Ditto

How Beth Ditto wants to revolutionise the 'plus' size

Beth Ditto and Jean Paul Gaultier teamed up to create a corset T-shirt.

Victoria Moss   "The market is very apologetic; there's still so much shame involved. This idea that you're bigger, but you're not supposed to be: I want this to be positive."

Rihanna x Puma

Rihanna on her Puma collection: 'I tried to push the envelope a little bit'


Matthew Schneier   "I'm on cloud nine," said Rihanna, the pop star turned brand ambassador and women's creative director of Puma, after her first fashion show for the label.

Pink Tax

New clothing study shows it's cheaper to be a man

COS Sydney

High-street stores such as Levi's, Marks & Spencers, Topshop and River Island charge more for women's garments.

Queen Bey

You can already buy Beyoncé 'Formation' merch

Formation Collection

Because every lady needs an "I TWIRL ON THEM HATERS" sweatshirt.

Underage Models

Top modelling agency signs a 10-year-old girl

At 9, Kristina Pimenova appeared in the July 2015 issue of Vogue Italia.

Kristina Pimenova is a whole 10 years and 1 month old. And she's just signed with a top modelling agency under its growing 'Youth' category.

Bridget Malcolm

Q&A with Perth model Bridget Malcolm

Photograph by Trevor King / bridget malcolm, photographed for Sunday Life fashion. Jan 31 issue

Georgie Gordon   The face of Polo Ralph Lauren and new Victoria Secret Angel reveals her love of denim, ballet, books and backgammon.

Twin Peaks

Twin Peaks inspires designers at Milan Fashion Week

Oversized cardigans and varsity uniforms on the runway. You can thank Nadine (and Raf Simons) for that one.

Kathleen Lee-Joe   David Lynch's 70th birthday just happened to coincide with the very Lynchian showings at Milan Fashion Week. Coinkydink?

Fashion exports

Five Aussie fashion designers the world is finally noticing

Go to Zimmermann for bohemian chic with a Victoriana vibe - like this 'Mischief Rosette' dress.

Georgie Gordon   The world is finally paying attention to these Aussie luminaries. Here's the lowdown on our best fashion exports.

Vogue Veteran

Grace Coddington steps down as Vogue's creative director

Grace Coddington

Kathleen Lee-Joe   74-year-old Coddington's departure is "effective immediately", though she will continue to contribute "at large".

Ab Fab

Everything we know about the Ab Fab movie so far

Ab Fab

Kathleen Lee-Joe   Fans of the Gucci-wearing, Lacroix-loving, pill-popping, gin-downing Eddy (Jennifer Saunders) and Patsy (Joanna Lumley), listen up!

Harmful Ad

You can probably see why this corset ad was banned

Velform Miniwaist

Kathleen Lee-Joe   File this corset commercial under 'Ads that surely belong in the pages of The Onion.'

Gemma Ward

Gemma Ward models menswear for Calvin Klein

Oversized outerwear has never looked sexier.

Kathleen Lee-Joe   Leave it to fashion to destroy gender stereotypes at every turn.

Age Diversity

Does age matter less in men's fashion?

Nick Wooster provides a convincing case for grown men in shorts.

Kathleen Lee-Joe   Women have had to contend with diktats on age appropriateness for years, but men are noticeably less constrained by age-related sartorial rules.

Swim Fan

GabiFresh's hot new swimwear collection has cup sizes that go up to a 'H'


Kathleen Lee-Joe   Gabi Gregg, the plus-size blogger better known as GabiFresh, has just released her fourth collaboration with

Face of Courage

Indian retailer casts acid attack survivor Laxmi Saa in fashion campaign


Kathleen Lee-Joe   Viva N Diva went out in search of a woman who encapsulated bravery, strength and perseverance, to tie into the campaign's theme, 'Face of Courage'.

Fashion Face Palm

What's with Valentino's 'Africa' inspired ad campaign?


Kathleen Lee-Joe   Another week, another culturally tone-deaf campaign delivered up by the fashion industry.

Trans Visibility

Marc Jacobs casts transgender director Lana Wachowski in new campaign

Lana Wachiowski

Kathleen Lee-Joe   We didn't think he'd be able to top his Zoolander re-enactment from last week, but this just did.

Courtney Love

Get a sneak peek of Courtney Love x Nasty Gal

Courtney Love x Nasty Gal

Kathleen Lee-Joe   Time to dig out the hair bleach and ripped fishnets – Courtney Love has just released a clothing collection with nostalgia-loving retailer Nasty Gal.

Haute Hijab

Dolce & Gabbana debuts fabulous new line of hijabs and abayas

D&G focuses its decorative Sicilian spirit into a new range of hijab and abaya.

Kathleen Lee-Joe   The range features veils and outer garments in a palette of "luxe black and sandy beige", bearing typical D&G markers like rich lace accents and bold bursts of Sicilian-inspired florals.

Trans Models

A Delhi-based LGBTI charity is launching India's first transgender modelling agency

Trans is beautiful: The first of the campaign imagery released by Mitr Trust.

Kathleen Lee-Joe   The dream? A modelling agency "run by transgender people, for transgender people."

Louis Vuitton

Louis Vuitton casts Jaden Smith in its latest women’s campaign

Jaden Smith

Kathleen Lee-Joe   Jaden Smith is first male star to front women’s campaign for Louis Vuitton.

On the runway

What were the defining fashion moments of 2015?

Kim Kardashian's sparkly see-through Met Gala ensemble reminded us of a princess ice-skater.

Vanessa Friedman   What stood out amid this year's silk-draped, star-spangled carnival?

Body Positivity

Armpit hair, birth marks and tattoos appear in bold new lingerie campaign

& Other Stories provides a refreshing break away from Victoria's Secret. #FreeThePits

Kathleen Lee-Joe   Lingerie has long been about feeling sexy in your skin – and these women epitomise that, appearing comfortable, confident and natural.

Ditto x Gaultier

Beth Ditto and Jean Paul Gaultier team up on plus-size fashion line

Beth Ditto

Kathleen Lee-Joe   Two legendary artists joining forces to create some kick-arse clothes? Now that's something we can get behind!

Tina Fey

Tina Fey talks first-time bra shopping with Graham Norton

Tina Fey

Kathleen Lee-Joe   If anyone else had a mother who managed to find you painfully embarrassing ways to try on undergarments before members of the public, find solace.

Christian Louboutin casts 'plus-size' model for first time

Clementine Desseaux

Kathleen Lee-Joe   Christian Louboutin has revealed that Clementine Desseaux, a French plus-size model, will be the face of its newest lipstick.

Ugly Ads

Sexist ad campaign uses women's bodies as props

I Love Ugly

Kathleen Lee-Joe   New Zealand label I Love Ugly has come under fire for a sexist holiday campaign in which male models place their hands around a woman's naked breasts, buttocks and genitalia.