Twelve innovative entrepreneurs who are keeping their industry rigorous and relevant in changing times
Here are the best and brightest in environmentally conscious design from around the globe
In a changing world, what's next this spring in design, retail and e-commerce
Style & Design editor Kate Betts is blogging the shows and so far at least the weather is good compared to the mood
A complete guide to the people, places and products that are changing our perception of luxury while influencing and inspiring savvy consumers around the world
Stylish jet setters dish their best tips, from a chef's preferred city for food (Bologna) to Claridge's most loved concierge (Martin)
New, exciting designers like Tom Ford take inspiration from their own sartorial needs rather than an idealized fantasy of what they should be wearing
The Women who are reinventing the business of style
Great design is no longer reserved solely for museum-worthy products, as designers turn their attention to everything from books to artisanal food, from lighting to transportation
You thought the Boomers were conspicuous consumers? Here comes the next generation of luxury consumers
Inspired by everything from horror movies to Maggie Smith in The Pride of Miss Jean Brodie, London designers took a few risks for Fall, 2008 and came up with some inventiveif rough-edgedcollections.
When recession looms in an election year, fashion tends to reflect the more conservative national mood. For fall, 2008, New York designers played it safe, offering buttoned up looks, classic sportswear, and a new emphasis on the waist.
By Kate Betts