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Spooky or sweet: choosing a theme for Halloween decorations

Posted by on 27/09/2017
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Spooky or sweet: choosing a theme for Halloween decorations

Spooky or sweet: choosing a theme for Halloween decorations

Before they even know whether the candy will be top-notch or king-size, trick or treaters are drawn to houses decked out for Halloween. “When kids are trick-or-treating, that’s the first thing they see,” says Tanya Graff, style director at Martha Stewart Living magazine. “It’s fun when they see these amazing, decorated houses. It really makes […]

Diwali festivals grow in US, from Disney to Times Square

Posted by on 26/09/2017
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Diwali festivals grow in US, from Disney to Times Square

Diwali festivals grow in US, from Disney to Times Square

The holiday of Diwali is starting to light up mainstream America. Diwali, a festival of lights celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs, Jains and others in India and other countries, has long been observed in immigrant communities around the US. But now public celebrations of the holiday are starting to pop up in places ranging from Disneyland […]

Philippines bans compulsory high heels in workplace

Posted by on 25/09/2017
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Philippines bans compulsory high heels in workplace

Philippines bans compulsory high heels in workplace

MANILA: The Philippines has banned companies from compelling women to wear high heels to work under a government order hailed by a labor group yesterday as a victory against sexism and pain. The labor department order took effect on Sunday as the government took up the cudgels for long-suffering shopping mall clerks, hotel receptionists and […]

Fly away with Trussardi in Milan

Posted by on 24/09/2017
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Fly away with Trussardi in Milan

Fly away with Trussardi in Milan

Trussardi, one of Italy’s oldest fashion houses, wants to fly you away with a collection unveiled yesterday that had plenty of abstract aeroplane motifs, clothes that billowed like parachutes and even a few re-imagined pilot jumpsuits. In her notes on the Spring/Summer 2018 designs shown in Milan, creative lead Gaia Trussardi, said the suits “are […]

Supermodel reunion at blockbuster Versace tribute in Milan

Posted by on 23/09/2017
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Supermodel reunion at blockbuster Versace tribute in Milan

Supermodel reunion at blockbuster Versace tribute in Milan

Donatella Versace authored the defining moment of Milan fashion week on Friday with a blockbuster show honoring her late brother Gianni which closed with a surprise supermodel reunion that brought the cheering crowd to its feet. Security guards had to brush back the audience when it rushed the catwalk once a white curtain at the […]

Tommy Hilfiger and Gigi Hadid stage London Fashion Week show

Posted by on 20/09/2017
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Tommy Hilfiger and Gigi Hadid stage London Fashion Week show

Tommy Hilfiger and Gigi Hadid stage London Fashion Week show

London Fashion Week has reached its giddy conclusion, the extravaganza more than meeting expectations with a string of shows, parties and presentations. The theme seemed to be a frenzied search for fun and whimsy, a shade less serious and complicated than usual as designers looked forward to next spring and summer. There were big shows […]

Metallics and feathers galore on Emmys red carpet

Posted by on 18/09/2017
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Metallics and feathers galore on Emmys red carpet

Metallics and feathers galore on Emmys red carpet

A force of red, a wealth of metallics and a strong show of feathers took the carpet at the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, led by Nicole Kidman, Tessa Thompson and Tracee Ellis Ross. And what’s a dress without hair and makeup? The winners in beauty trends Sunday night in Los Angeles included precisely executed […]

Armani, Versace add Italian glitz to London Fashion Week

Posted by on 18/09/2017
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Armani, Versace add Italian glitz to London Fashion Week

Armani, Versace add Italian glitz to London Fashion Week

London Fashion Week got an injection of Italian glamour Sunday, with Donatella Versace’s Versus and Emporio Armani joining Britain-based designers including Preen and Topshop on the show schedule. Some highlights from Day 3 of the fashion week: Armani throws a big party The 83-year-old Italian design legend, who usually stages his shows in Milan, has […]

London Fashion Week: Burberry brings back vintage check

Posted by on 17/09/2017
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London Fashion Week: Burberry brings back vintage check

London Fashion Week: Burberry brings back vintage check

Unfazed by the London subway attack, celebrities, models and fashion editors flocked to London Fashion Week on Saturday to celebrate all things stylish. Designers showcasing their latest visions included luxury heritage brand Burberry, fashion week veteran Jasper Conran and rising star Simone Rocha. Burberry brings back the check Remember the Burberry check, so ubiquitous and […]

No bride’s dress? No problem: Guard couple tie knot in Irma

Posted by on 13/09/2017
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No bride’s dress? No problem: Guard couple tie knot in Irma

No bride’s dress? No problem: Guard couple tie knot in Irma

Lauren Durham had a poofy white dress and plans for an intimate beach wedding on the second weekend of September. Instead she got married in fatigues, with no makeup, in a vast hangar filled with rescue vehicles and paramedics just hours before she would rush into a hurricane to try to save her fellow Floridians. […]

Busting the transgender barrier, one model at a time

Posted by on 12/09/2017
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Busting the transgender barrier, one model at a time

Busting the transgender barrier, one model at a time

Dusty Rose has spent an entire year trying to become a model. Thwarted at every turn, she finally got a lucky break in the form of Peche Di, founder of an exclusively transgender modeling agency. The 19-year-old trans woman born and raised in the conservative southern state of Alabama jumped for joy when she discovered […]

Fashion on upward curve: Bigger is beautiful

Posted by on 11/09/2017
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Fashion on upward curve: Bigger is beautiful

Fashion on upward curve: Bigger is beautiful

For years, images of impossibly slim, gorgeous, blemish-free women have filled fashion magazines, billboards and television screens. Now, 26-year-old British model Iskra Lawrence is waging war on unattainable beauty standards in the fashion world, flexing her might on a social media fueling diversity. She is among a growing number of plus-size models finding fame and […]