As Lidl trumpets its latest clothing bargain, we estimate just how the high street cost is made up – and who is paying a heavy price
Fashion exhibitions tend to focus on designers. But a subversive new show is turning the spotlight back to where it belongs – from Joan of Arc to Joan Collins
We know the brands – the Gap, Victoria’s Secret, Urban Outfitters – but now meet the people getting rich out of our high-street spending habits
Jack Ma must really like America. The story goes that Ma fixed on the name of his soon-to-be-floated Chinese e-commerce business – dubbed China's Amazon and eBay combined – while sitting in a San Francisco cafe.
Big business and financial investors, not consumers, will force better conditions in the world's textile factories, according to the head of an investment firm aiming to pump $500m (£306m) into creating a more ethical garment industry.
The US firm has seen waning interest in its shoes as the company falls victim to changing trends
With a cream leather lounger strategically placed under a map of the world labelled "the world is ours", the Manchester office of Boohoo founder Mahmud Kamani has the menace of a Bond villain's lair.
The 'ugly' German orthopaedic sandals are flying out the stores after a renaissance on high-fashion catwalks
Chinese shoppers could almost double the amount they spend to £3.5tn in four years with clothing offering the best opportunity for western retailers.