Could be a fashion-centre in the papers (7)
I believe the answer is:
Here is my best explanation:
'could be a' is the definition.
I can't judge whether this defines the answer.
'fashion-centre in the papers' is the wordplay.
'fashion' is an anagram indicator.
'centre in' means to look at the middle letters.
The middle of 'the' is 'h'.
'hpapers' is an anagram of 'PERHAPS'.