Ankiti Bose's life changed when she chatted with a neighbour at a house party.
- by Yoolim Lee
Singer Katy Perry has apologised after shoes in her fashion line drew outrage for resembling blackface.
- by Christina Caron
A British newspaper has published details of allegations of sexual and racial misconduct by retail tycoon Philip Green, after the Topshop owner dropped a legal bid to stop the claims being reported.
Gucci has apologised after complaints that a wool jumper with an oversized collar designed to cover the face resembled blackface makeup.
Wanting to get a better sense of what makes its customers tick, the fast-fashion giant has turned to the man who set off Facebook's data privacy scandal.
- by Anna Molin & Niklas Magnusson
The design on the sole of Nike's Air Max 270 resembles the Arabic word for 'Allah', according to an online petition targeting the sportswear giant.
- by Thomas Kutty Abraham
A bitter battle is raging at high-end tailors Rhodes & Beckett between its owners and the private equity group that was supposed to be supporting it.
- by Patrick Hatch
"You're from Cootamundra - what would you know about fashion?"
- by Bree Element
Taylor Swift and Princess Mary were customers of Anna Fiori Shoes, who are closing their Brunswick store.
- by Carolyn Webb
The annual Boxing Day sales were up and running before the sun was up, but with online shopping on the rise, crowds at the stores were down on previous years.
- by Matt Bungard