Womenswear Spring/Summer 2019 shows

Our guide to the best of the new season’s collections

Tailoring was the story of the season in the French capital. Whether it’s square, soft, dropped or samurai, it’s time to show them some shoulder

At Louis Vuitton, the male wardrobe is refitted for a gender-fluid world

The legendary Factory Records designer finds himself in demand from a new generation

Chanel dives in to beachwear — Alexander McQueen is fighting fit

At Sacai, Stella McCartney and Hermès, female creative directors close in on what women really want

Pierpaolo Piccioli and Givenchy’s Clare Waight Keller find new freedoms via couture

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Whip-thin tailoring and crotch-skimming cocktail dresses were 100% Hedi

Demna Gvasalia thinks he knows how to sell tailoring to millennials. Make it feel like a ‘tracksuit’ to wear

Rei Kawakubo was ‘fumbling around in the dark’ this season. And the result was incredibly moving

Loewe and Rick Owens stretched the head. Off-White stretched the legs. And Balmain stretched credulity

Celine’s new era and the most beautiful show of the season — all the highlights from Paris

Zesty or sensible? The Italian luxury houses offered dramatically different takes on spring/summer style

The best designers make you want to join their gang

John Galliano and Dries Van Noten embraced new identities — and freedoms

Paris Fashion Week — Saint Laurent SS19 show report

At the first shows of Paris SS19, the emphasis was on the spectacular

Dolce & Gabbana’s real power? It’s in the genes

At the Italian houses, the brand reboot continues

The Italian brand is plotting a revival with archive designs — and the return of its founders

Milan Fashion Week: Prada, Emporio Armani SS19 show report

Prada finds its mojo and Fendi loses its logo — all the highlights from Milan

The first collections at Milan Fashion Week were stuck in neutral — and that’s no bad thing

Brexit may be looming but the capital’s designers weren’t playing it safe

There may be trouble ahead, but the London collections were bold, brave and beautiful

Burberry SS19 London Fashion Week show report

Roksanda, Erdem, Christopher Kane, Rejina Pyo SS19 report

Nicholas Kirkwood, Simone Rocha, Margaret Howell, Roland Mouret SS19 report: London Fashion Week

From Alexa Chung’s fashion schedule debut, delectable footwear collaborations, and mega anniversary shows, London had a lot to offer

Victoria Beckham SS19 show report: London Fashion Week

Alexa Chung, JW Anderson, Michael Halpern, Molly Goddard SS19 show report

After a stormy few seasons, fashion is looking on the bright side again. Even ‘Jaws’ is looking jolly

Despite the gloomy weather at the shows, the fashion forecast for next season was optimistically bright

Can 10 Corso Como help to revitalise Manhattan’s downtown?

The designer brought joy to his catwalk like a man with a rainbow-powered drill

Disney meets Burning Man in a sandblown desert fantasy

Raf Simons’ show was cleverly uncomplicated and highly commercial

Cult tees at Calvin Klein and Oscar de la Renta loosens up — the best bits of September’s shows

Can a new team re-establish a quintessential Eighties brand?

A star-studded show in Central Park marked a New York moment that even New Yorkers were impressed by