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Show must go on: NY Fashion Week weathers #MeToo storm

Posted by on 06/02/2018
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Show must go on: NY Fashion Week weathers #MeToo storm

Show must go on: NY Fashion Week weathers #MeToo storm

New York Fashion Week kicks off the global fall/winter 2018 season fighting to stay relevant blighted by sexual harassment scandals, an industry in chaos, and designers jumping ship. More than 230,000 people flood the US financial capital to attend the style fest that generates nearly $900 million a year for the city. It is currently […]

Fashion industry sets new guidelines to fight sexual misconduct

Posted by on 03/02/2018
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Fashion industry sets new guidelines to fight sexual misconduct

Fashion industry sets new guidelines to fight sexual misconduct

Ahead of New York Fashion Week the industry is unveiling new professional guidelines to combat the kind of sexual harassment and assault allegations plaguing some of the world’s most renowned fashion photographers. Designers, show producers and photographers are asked to provide spaces “where models can change in privacy” at runway shows, according to recommendations sent […]

Model Kate Upton accuses Guess exec of sexual harassment

Posted by on 01/02/2018
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Model Kate Upton accuses Guess exec of sexual harassment

Model Kate Upton accuses Guess exec of sexual harassment

Supermodel Kate Upton has accused fashion giant Guess’s co-founder Paul Marciano of sexually harassing women. Upton, 25, did not cite a specific incident in her criticism Wednesday of Guess co-founder and creative director Marciano, who is 65. Upton, who was once the face of Guess, became the latest star to add her voice to the […]

American Artist Jackie Kazarian exhibits art collection in Kuwait

Posted by on 01/02/2018
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American Artist Jackie Kazarian exhibits art collection in Kuwait

American Artist Jackie Kazarian exhibits art collection in Kuwait

In collaboration with National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters (NCCAL) and the US Embassy in Kuwait, American Artist Jackie Kazarian exhibited his art collection at the Modern Art Museum in Sharq on Wednesday. In his opening speech, Ambassador of the United States of America to the State of Kuwait Lawrence R Silverman said, “On […]

Colorful makeover puts Mumbai slum on tourist map

Posted by on 30/01/2018
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Colorful makeover puts Mumbai slum on tourist map

Colorful makeover puts Mumbai slum on tourist map

‘Colors gives residents a sense of pride and dignity about their homes’  A colorful paint job has transformed one of Mumbai’s drab hilltop slums into a tourist destination, even prompting comparisons with Italy’s picturesque Amalfi Coast. During a recent journey on a Mumbai metro train, Dedeepya Reddy was struck by the grim appearance of […]

Grammys red carpet: White roses for equality

Posted by on 29/01/2018
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Grammys red carpet: White roses for equality

Grammys red carpet: White roses for equality

  After the “blackout” on the Golden Globes red carpet to draw attention to sexual harassment in showbiz, the music industry’s hottest stars wore white roses to the Grammys on Sunday in support of gender equality. From Lady Gaga and Kelly Clarkson to Sting and Khalid, the A-listers sported or carried the flowers. “A white […]

‘Soviet Dior’ vows to keep Russian fashion colorful

Posted by on 25/01/2018
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‘Soviet Dior’ vows to keep Russian fashion colorful

‘Soviet Dior’ vows to keep Russian fashion colorful

At almost 80, Russia’s most famous fashion designer Slava Zaitsev is far from finished fighting “the greyness of everyday life” with the rich colors of designs inspired by his homeland’s folk costumes. Dubbed the “Soviet Christian Dior” in the 1960s by the French press, the designer achieved global success with bright dresses adorned with the […]

Dior gets surreal as stars talk Time’s Up at Paris couture

Posted by on 23/01/2018
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Dior gets surreal as stars talk Time’s Up at Paris couture

Dior gets surreal as stars talk Time’s Up at Paris couture

Dior designer Maria Grazia Chiuri projected a ludic mood at the Rodin Museum as top actresses weighed in on the Time’s Up movement against sexual harassment at the start of Paris couture week. Here are highlights from Monday’s spring-summer 2018 collections: Magic and illusion at Dior Chiuri channeled surrealism for her predominantly black-and-white Dior show […]

Fashion superstar Slimane to take over at Celine

Posted by on 21/01/2018
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Fashion superstar Slimane to take over at Celine

Fashion superstar Slimane to take over at Celine

Hedi Slimane, the designer who pioneered the skinny look at Dior and Saint Laurent, is to take over at Celine, the brand’s owners said yesterday. The 49-year-old French-born creator is one of fashion’s biggest and most enigmatic names, and his future has been surrounded by speculation since he walked away from Saint Laurent last year. […]

Galliano bares his scars in return to Paris men’s catwalk

Posted by on 20/01/2018
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Galliano bares his scars in return to Paris men’s catwalk

Galliano bares his scars in return to Paris men’s catwalk

John Galliano made a regal comeback to the Paris men’s catwalk Friday with his first men’s show for Margiela since he took over the brand three years ago. With minions in white coats ushering fashionistas to their places, he chose the Turenne gallery in the Invalides, the enormous military hospital that Louis XIV built for […]

Contested Versace murder drama hits US television

Posted by on 18/01/2018
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Contested Versace murder drama hits US television

Contested Versace murder drama hits US television

Dismissed as “fiction” by the Versace family and met with mixed reviews, a controversial new drama depicting the 1997 murder of Gianni Versace makes its US television debut Wednesday. “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story” is the second edition of a crime story franchise whose first iteration won rave reviews and a bevy […]

British designer Jones quits Louis Vuitton

Posted by on 17/01/2018
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British designer Jones quits Louis Vuitton

British designer Jones quits Louis Vuitton

British designer Kim Jones is to quit Louis Vuitton after he shows his final men’s collection for the label on Thursday, the brand said yesterday. His departure from one of the plum jobs in men’s fashion is likely to set off a fresh round of musical chairs, with speculation mounting that he may be on […]