An exhibition focussing on mourning attire, Vivienne Westwood’s new uniforms for Virgin Atlantic, Nicolette Mason’s collaboration with ModCloth, and other fashion news that hit the wires this week.

Fun Fashion Fact

Did you know that football boots originally weighed half a kilo (double that weight when they were wet), and often had steel toe-caps and tacks as cleats? This type of shoe continued to be the norm for about 30 years until the game started to gain popularity outside of Europe.