Dries Van Noten — Paris Fashion Week AW15 show report

Dries Van Noten AW15 at Fashion Week
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The Belgian designer offers a mash-up of influences

Dolce & Gabbana AW15 at Milan Fashion Week
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Dolce & Gabbana — Milan Fashion Week AW15 show report

It was a yummy-mummy love-in but the look was as lithe as ever

Marni AW15 at Milan Fashion Week
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Marni — Milan Fashion Week AW15 show report

Dense, intense — and swaddled in fur. Marni travels well with a woman for all seasons

Jil Sander, Milan Fashion Week, AW15, autumn winter 2015
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Jil Sander — Milan Fashion Week AW15 show report

Rodolfo Paglialunga’s tidy take on the interior trend informs a highly covetable second collection

Models display looks from the Emilio Pucci autumn winter 2015 show at Milan Fashion Week
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Emilio Pucci — Milan Fashion Week AW15 show report

What’s the future for Pucci’s outgoing designer Peter Dundas? It’s all in the stars

Models display looks from the Bottega Veneta autumn winter 2015 show at Milan Fashion Week
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Bottega Veneta — Milan Fashion Week AW15 show report

The Wes Anderson effect strikes again with a show of quirky, colourful insouciance by designer Tomas Maier

Models display looks from the Versace autumn winter 2015 show at Milan Fashion Week
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Versace — Milan Fashion Week AW15 show report

It’s hashtags and emojis at Versace, as Donatella seeks to engage with the #modernwoman

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Etro — Milan Fashion Week AW15 show report

Splendour meets sofa — in wallpaper prints, leathers, geometric textiles and tapestries

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Emporio Armani — Milan Fashion Week AW15 show report

A subtle, cross-cultural collection in a gemstone palette

Moschino — Milan Fashion Week AW15
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Moschino — Milan Fashion Week AW15 show report

The kitsch is all right — well, commercially anyway

Prada — Milan Fashion Week AW15 show report

After androgyny comes princess prom dresses, pastels and diamond pins — the Prada paradox strikes again

Fendi — Milan Fashion Week AW15 show report

Karl Lagerfeld kept the ubiquitous handbag “monsters” under lock and key

MaxMara — Milan Fashion Week AW15 show report

Marilyn Monroe is the inspiration for a commercial, sophisticated collection

Alberta Ferretti — Milan Fashion Week AW15 show report

Milan’s love affair with the Seventies appears to be over. Unless you’re talking about the 1570s

Jo Ellison’s London Fashion Week round-up

A longtime crucible for original talent, London’s designers have turned creative flair into commercial success

Gucci — Milan Fashion Week AW15 show report

New creative director Alessandro Michele kicks off the week with a gender-bending show

Christopher Kane — London Fashion Week AW15 show report

Sex and sensuality underscore an unusually human show

Burberry — London Fashion Week AW15 show report

The tech-savvy giant of luxury fashion comes over all folksy

The Oscars 2015: what the stars wore

It was mostly about black and white on this year’s red carpet. But who won the FT’s Oscar for best dressed?

Jonathan Saunders — London Fashion Week AW15 show report

Colour, colour and more colour: the Glaswegian designer paints a rainbow of Op Art with an ‘unbalanced’ palette

ABOUT JO

Jo EllisonJo Ellison is the FT’s fashion editor. She was educated at Edinburgh University where she read history. Prior to joining the the paper, in August 2014, she was the features director of British Vogue. Her column appears on the style pages. Follow Jo on Twitter @jellison

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