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Fashion takes London by storm with Preen, Topshop, Mulberry

Posted by on 20/02/2017
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Fashion takes London by storm with Preen, Topshop, Mulberry

Fashion takes London by storm with Preen, Topshop, Mulberry

London Fashion Week neared its climax Sunday with shows by Preen, Topshop, Mulberry and others taking place at many sites in the more-chic-than-usual British capital. A fleet of Mercedes-Benz sedans is ferrying VIPs from venue to venue as buyers, bloggers and wannabes gauge each show for that elusive dash of something special and off the […]

Dorothee Schumacher in Kuwait

Posted by on 19/02/2017
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Dorothee Schumacher in Kuwait

Dorothee Schumacher in Kuwait

KUWAIT: In a romantic warm celebration, the German women’s wear designer Dorothee Schumacher launched its new Resort 2017 collection at the at Salhia Mall on Feb 15, 2017. This event was attended by the social media influencer Ahood Alenzi, singer Carol Souki, fashion consultant Musaed Al-Mutairi, and other personalities. The designer’s playful tailoring and feminine […]

Kanye West puts hijab-wearing model on catwalk

Posted by on 16/02/2017
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Kanye West puts hijab-wearing model on catwalk

Kanye West puts hijab-wearing model on catwalk

Rap superstar turned designer Kanye West broke boundaries by putting a hijab-wearing Somali-American model on the New York catwalk Wednesday, unveiling a new, more adult Yeezy Season 5 collection. Halima Aden, 19, made her runway debut on day seven of New York fashion week at one of the hottest and most exclusive tickets in town-West’s […]

Tunisian fashion designers look to past for inspiration

Posted by on 15/02/2017
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Tunisian fashion designers look to past for inspiration

Tunisian fashion designers look to past for inspiration

Traditional embroidery on modern dresses, men’s robes turned into women’s jackets-Tunisian designers are making their mark with outfits inspired by their country’s heritage. Drawing on a diverse range of regional styles, designers like Zeineb Chiboub are adding modern touches to the North African country’s traditional garb. Wearing a hooded coat inspired by the kachabiya, a […]

Free hairdos to boost confidence of displaced Iraqi women

Posted by on 14/02/2017
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Free hairdos to boost confidence of displaced Iraqi women

Free hairdos to boost confidence of displaced Iraqi women

Twice a month, beautician Chnoor Khezri takes her equipment to a camp near Mosul and gives displaced Iraqi women who have lost everything a proper pampering and some fresh confidence. In a small room inside the camp, the young Iranian Kurd takes out her brushes and scissors and puts blue wax to heat up in […]

Grammys red carpet: Red, cutouts, pantsuits and… Trump?

Posted by on 13/02/2017
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Grammys red carpet: Red, cutouts, pantsuits and… Trump?

Grammys red carpet: Red, cutouts, pantsuits and… Trump?

The music world’s hottest stars strutted their best stuff down the Grammys red carpet at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday. Here are the top moments from the A-list fashion parade: Ladies in red Nothing makes a statement like fire-engine red. Beyonce avoided the red carpet spotlight but later sat in the audience […]

Alexander Wang goes back to black, Siriano does desert

Posted by on 12/02/2017
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Alexander Wang goes back to black, Siriano does desert

Alexander Wang goes back to black, Siriano does desert

Alexander Wang went back to black in a crumbling old theater in Harlem and Christian Siriano provided a pop of politics in a single T-shirt that read “People are People,” choosing instead to focus on a dreamy copper-colored collection of velvet and satin at New York Fashion Week on Saturday. Among the day’s highlights: Wang […]

Russian tattoo artist turns abuse scars into butterflies

Posted by on 09/02/2017
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Russian tattoo artist turns abuse scars into butterflies

Russian tattoo artist turns abuse scars into butterflies

‘They will be talking about their beautiful tattoo, not a scar’ Flowers and butterflies are what a Russian tattoo artist gives to victims of domestic violence to help hide the physical scars from abusive relationships they want to put in the past. Yevgeniya Zakhar posted an ad on her social media page last year offering […]

TOMMY HILFIGER models sport white bandanas for unity

Posted by on 09/02/2017
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TOMMY HILFIGER models sport white bandanas for unity

TOMMY HILFIGER models sport white bandanas for unity

Tommy Hilfiger’s decision to unveil his spring collection in Los Angeles instead of New York wasn’t the only difference about his show this year. Among the Americana-inspired designs on the boardwalk at Venice Beach on Wednesday, all the models wore one item in common: white bandanas around their wrists, which they highlighted raising their arms […]

Leaked emails tarnish golden-boy Beckham

Posted by on 06/02/2017
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Leaked emails tarnish golden-boy Beckham

Leaked emails tarnish golden-boy Beckham

David Beckham’s squeaky-clean image as a British cultural icon has taken a battering following the leaking of expletive-strewn emails in which he apparently raged about not receiving a knighthood. The former England football captain is said to have sworn in emails to his PR team after being told he would not be made “Sir David” […]

Transgender Nepali has her big moment on Indian catwalk

Posted by on 05/02/2017
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Transgender Nepali has her big moment on Indian catwalk

Transgender Nepali has her big moment on Indian catwalk

It was her big moment. Anjali Lama sashayed down the catwalk in the swanky Mumbai auditorium. A fitted, cream dress highlighted her tall, slender frame. Her pulled-back hair showed off her high cheekbones. Modeling at Lakme Fashion Week often seemed like a dream far beyond her reach, but Lama has become the first transgender woman […]

NY museum protests Trump travel ban through art

Posted by on 05/02/2017
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NY museum protests Trump travel ban through art

NY museum protests Trump travel ban through art

A famed New York art museum has joined the throng of protests against President Donald Trump’s travel ban by replacing Western art with pieces by Iranian, Iraqi and Sudanese artists. The Museum of Modern Art said works by Sudanese painter Ibrahim El-Salahi, Iraqi-born architect Zaha Hadid and five artists with Iranian backgrounds replaced seven Western […]

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