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Rebellious fashion: Saudi women embrace sports abayas

Posted by on 18/04/2018
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Rebellious fashion: Saudi women embrace sports abayas

Rebellious fashion: Saudi women embrace sports abayas

‘It is no one’s business to stop and question what I’m wearing’  Colorful and oozing defiance, a sports-friendly version of the abaya gown was once considered a symbol of cultural rebellion in conservative Saudi Arabia, but it is fast becoming the new normal. Pictures of female athletes running in the garb in the Red […]

UK designer Christopher Raeburn transforms the unexpected

Posted by on 16/04/2018
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UK designer Christopher Raeburn transforms the unexpected

UK designer Christopher Raeburn transforms the unexpected

‘We only do three things. We either remake, we recycle or we reduce’ After a childhood building tree houses and robots, British designer Christopher Raeburn has made a career out of transforming unusual materials-including parachutes-into clothes ready for the catwalk. More than a decade since graduating from London’s prestigious Royal College of Art, Raeburn has […]

Fashion show without catwalks promotes modest wear in Dubai

Posted by on 08/04/2018
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Fashion show without catwalks promotes modest wear in Dubai

Fashion show without catwalks promotes modest wear in Dubai

A weeklong fashion event in Dubai is being held without catwalks, models or skin-baring designs. Instead, around 30 designers of fashionable modest wear- some Muslim and others not- from nearly two dozen countries showcased their long-sleeved and floor-length pieces on large screens. Buyers could see and touch the collections up close in one of Dubai’s […]

Barcelona’s Senegalese street vendors present own clothing line

Posted by on 07/04/2018
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Barcelona’s Senegalese street vendors present own clothing line

Barcelona’s Senegalese street vendors present own clothing line

Senegalese street vendors staged a fashion show Friday in Barcelona to present their own clothing line of “legal clothes made by illegal immigrants”, the slogan of their new campaign to get off the streets. Fifteen vendors showed their small collection of T-shirts and sweatshirts, which were created in cooperation with the Design College of Barcelona. […]

Beyonce is wonderful to work with, says designer

Posted by on 02/04/2018
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Beyonce is wonderful to work with, says designer

Beyonce is wonderful to work with, says designer

Designer Mark Zunino admits it was “wonderful” working with Beyonce on outfits for her upcoming tour. The celebrity designer has created a $20,000 beige-coloured beaded jumpsuit for the ‘Lemonade’ singer to wear when she embarks on the On The Run II tour with husband Jay-Z, and Mark revealed the star already knew what she wanted […]

Selena Gomez launches life-changing Puma collaboration

Posted by on 01/04/2018
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Selena Gomez launches life-changing Puma collaboration

Selena Gomez launches life-changing Puma collaboration

Selena Gomez’s new Puma collaboration will raise money for charity. The 25-year-old beauty – who has worked with the likes of Louis Vuitton and Coach during her career – has designed a pair of trainers, called the Phenom Lux, which will help fund important research into Lupus, an autoimmune disease the star has battled for […]

Kuwaiti models and scents wrapped

Posted by on 29/03/2018
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Kuwaiti models and scents wrapped

Kuwaiti models and scents wrapped

Kuwait International Fashion Week  Kuwait International Fashion Week, the unique event that puts Kuwait on the global fashion map, was inaugurated on Wednesday evening in a glittering event at the Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa, showcasing new styles and fashion surprises and ended on Friday with a traditional Kuwaiti touch. More than 20 […]

Kuwait International Fashion Week’s designs: Where East meet West

Posted by on 28/03/2018
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Kuwait International Fashion Week’s designs: Where East meet West

Kuwait International Fashion Week’s designs: Where East meet West

 Kuwait International Fashion Week, the unique event that puts Kuwait on the global fashion map, was inaugurated on Wednesday evening in a glittering event at the Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa, showcasing new styles and fashion surprises. More than 20 collections for spring and summer of 2018 showcased their designs, featuring 10 local […]

Shimmer and dazzle were the colors this season

Posted by on 28/03/2018
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Shimmer and dazzle were the colors this season

Shimmer and dazzle were the colors this season

Kuwait’s most awaited fashion event was hosted by Bibi Al-Khuodari, a journalist by profession, has been working with Al-Qabas newspaper from the past 12 years and is also a TV editor said, “This is my first time hosting a fashion event in Kuwait, and the journey has been quite a thrill. I got the chance […]

Kuwait International Fashion Week 2

Posted by on 27/03/2018
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Kuwait International Fashion Week 2

Kuwait International Fashion Week 2

 Kuwait International Fashion Week, the unique event that puts Kuwait on the global fashion map, was inaugurated on Wednesday evening in a glittering event at the Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa, showcasing new styles and fashion surprises. More than 20 collections for spring and summer of 2018 showcased their designs, featuring 10 local […]

Brazil museum selling prized Jackson Pollock to stay afloat

Posted by on 24/03/2018
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Brazil museum selling prized Jackson Pollock to stay afloat

Brazil museum selling prized Jackson Pollock to stay afloat

Rio de Janeiro’s Modern Art Museum is selling one of its most prized works, a Jackson Pollock painting, to help stay afloat. The private, not-for-profit museum said a sale of this type has never been done before in Brazil, although it is common in Europe and the United States. The Pollock painting in question is […]

Zimbabwe holds Miss Albinism beauty pageant to fight stigma

Posted by on 17/03/2018
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Zimbabwe holds Miss Albinism beauty pageant to fight stigma

Zimbabwe holds Miss Albinism beauty pageant to fight stigma

Oozing charm and confidence, 22-year-old Sithembiso Mutukura beat 12 other contestants in Zimbabwe’s first Miss Albinism beauty contest aimed at reducing stigma and increasing awareness about the condition. Friday’s “Beauty Beyond the Skin” pageant was held in a Harare nightclub, making Zimbabwe the second African country after Kenya to host such an event. Many African […]