The word "fashion" refers to popular trends, especially in the area of clothing. Fashion is an important social factor, but also a major economic one.
Although fashion can also refer to changing styles of furniture or social practice, it is most often used for clothing and footwear. Fashion designers often achieve considerable renown. Trends in fashion can be influenced by political, economical, social and technological factors. Here is an automatic compilation of DW content about fashion topics.
Britain's Burberry says it will stop the controversial practice of burning millions of dollars worth of overstocked textiles and other products to preserve its high prices and upmarket image. It signals a growing awareness of social responsibility and other ethical issues in the luxury products industry. Burberry also says it is phasing out real fur from its fashion collections.