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Fashion's 'click-and-buy' revolution

What used to take 6 months from runway to retail shelves is now just a tap on the mouse with designers bucking a 100-year tradition

Tommy Hilfiger's Fall/Winter 2016 collection (above) shown at NY Fashion Week on Feb 15. The designer's September collection will be available for immediate sale.

(Above) A Diane von Furstenberg creation. Ms Furstenburg is also offering items for immediate sale.

New York

NEW York Fashion Week this season has put "click and buy" on the map, revolutionising the antiquated global fashion calendar with clothes that now can be ordered straight from the catwalk.

For more than 100 years, the world of high fashion has been divided up into four...