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Boy George talks politics at Paris menswear, Dior goes dark

Posted by on 22/01/2017
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Boy George talks politics at Paris menswear, Dior goes dark

Boy George talks politics at Paris menswear, Dior goes dark

Music maestro Boy George got political at Paris Fashion Week as Dior Homme went to the dark side, creating a hard, brooding fall-winter collection. Here are the highlights of Saturday’s menswear shows. Dior pulls in the stars, Boy George defends Melania A demure and relaxed Paris Jackson dodged journalists as she arrived at the Dior […]

Melania Trump stuns in First Lady fashion stakes

Posted by on 21/01/2017
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Melania Trump stuns in First Lady fashion stakes

Melania Trump stuns in First Lady fashion stakes

First Lady Melania Trump stunned fashion watchers by donning a sleek, off-the-shoulder cream dress with a daring thigh-high slit to dance with President Donald Trump at the inaugural balls. Her column dress, finished with a sculpted ruffle that cascaded down the front of the gown and cinched at the waist with a red ribbon, won […]

Trump waxwork replaces Obama at Madame Tussauds London

Posted by on 19/01/2017
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Trump waxwork replaces Obama at Madame Tussauds London

Trump waxwork replaces Obama at Madame Tussauds London

A Donald Trump waxwork was unveiled on Wednesday at Madame Tussauds museum in London, complete with his signature suntan-and yak hair. Dressed in a navy suit, white shirt and red tie, the wax figure of Trump was placed in a mock-up of the White House’s Oval Office.  With a United States flag lapel pinned to […]

Al-Jothen launches ‘The One & Only Original ‘Brazilian Blowout”

Posted by on 18/01/2017
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Al-Jothen launches ‘The One & Only Original ‘Brazilian Blowout”

Al-Jothen launches ‘The One & Only Original ‘Brazilian Blowout”

Al-Jothen continues to acquire the best of the renowned international brands and welcomes Brazilian Blowout to its portfolio; the number one  hair smoothing treatment in the world by a long shot! Al-Jothen has always been at the helm of the beauty industry in the region for the past 25 years. Its Silver Jubilee year is […]

Impish, boyish looks permeate Milan’s menswear runways

Posted by on 17/01/2017
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Impish, boyish looks permeate Milan’s menswear runways

Impish, boyish looks permeate Milan’s menswear runways

Impish, boyish looks are permeating the Milan menswear runway this season, and the mood seems to be a search for a simpler past. Hooded parkas with contrasting color panels, straight trousers, boxy jackets and slightly oversized knitwear bely a nostalgia for the 1970s – a time when, more than one designer has recalled, there was […]

First lady Melania and the political fashion police

Posted by on 16/01/2017
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First lady Melania and the political fashion police

First lady Melania and the political fashion police

She may be tall, slim and a former model, but incoming first lady Melania Trump faces a new kind of fashion police designers refusing to dress her because of her husband’s politics. She has posed nude for GQ, modeled in Paris and graced the cover of Vogue, yet what Melania wears to the inaugural balls […]

Dolce & Gabbana, Versace and Giorgio Armani kicks Milan Fashion week

Posted by on 15/01/2017
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Dolce & Gabbana, Versace and Giorgio Armani kicks Milan Fashion week

Dolce & Gabbana, Versace and Giorgio Armani kicks Milan Fashion week

If turmoil brings innovation and renovation, Italian menswear is in for a creative burst. Fashion houses are continuing their reboot of Milan Fashion Week menswear offerings, with notables like Bottega Veneta and Gucci sitting out this round, preferring to combine menswear and womenswear previews next month. That is making room for a plethora of newcomers. […]

London Fashion Week shake up tradition with mixed catwalks

Posted by on 10/01/2017
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London Fashion Week shake up tradition with mixed catwalks

London Fashion Week shake up tradition with mixed catwalks

Men and women are sashaying down catwalks together at London Fashion Week, in a shake-up of tradition backed by celebrated designers including Vivienne Westwood.  The 75-year-old style icon is no stranger to challenging fashion formats-turning a 2015 London show into an anti-austerity and climate change march-and deemed her latest move a response to the unisex […]

Lots of pink-and women in tuxes-on Globes red carpet

Posted by on 09/01/2017
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Lots of pink-and women in tuxes-on Globes red carpet

Lots of pink-and women in tuxes-on Globes red carpet

Hollywood’s A-listers basked in the afternoon sun as they strode up the red carpet in Los Angeles for Sunday’s Golden Globes ceremony. Here are a few key takeaways from the first major fashion parade of Tinseltown’s awards season: Pretty in pink Pink was definitely one of the colors of the night. Emma Stone, who took […]

Egyptians throw parties to save in ‘money pools’

Posted by on 08/01/2017
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Egyptians throw parties to save in ‘money pools’

Egyptians throw parties to save in ‘money pools’

As belly dancers sway to the music of an Egyptian band playing at a young girl’s birthday party, the guests count their cash to add to the pot. Microphone in hand, master of ceremonies Hassan El-Agami announces that one of the attendees has contributed 5,000 Egyptian pounds (260 euros, $274), an unusually large amount. But […]

Topman Design the rave at London Fashion Week

Posted by on 07/01/2017
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Topman Design the rave at London Fashion Week

Topman Design the rave at London Fashion Week

British clothing brand Topman Design revived the country’s 1990s rave culture for its London Fashion Week show on Friday, dazzling the catwalk with fluorescent colors, psychedelic prints and underground attitude. Celebrating the anarchic house music scene that spontaneously swept the country and shocked the authorities, the High Street giant transformed the stately Selfridges department store […]

Hair salon? Library? Novel time for Ivory Coast women

Posted by on 04/01/2017
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Hair salon? Library? Novel time for Ivory Coast women

Hair salon? Library? Novel time for Ivory Coast women

As many African women spend much of their spare time in hair salons, Ivory Coast’s chief librarian, also a woman, came up with a brainwave scheme to help them read and learn to read. Crammed on shelves between hair extensions, untangling creams and straightening lotions, a total 23 hair salons now offer customers a range […]

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