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Fashion priestesses get holy at New York Met Gala

Posted by on 08/05/2018
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Fashion priestesses get holy at New York Met Gala

Fashion priestesses get holy at New York Met Gala

Madonna and Rihanna stunned as fashion high priestesses on the red carpet at New York’s Met Gala on Monday, headlining the most sought after invitation in the celebrity universe. Madge, the Catholic girl from Michigan and queen of pop whose 1989 hit “Like a Prayer” remains a dance-floor classic 30 years later, presided over the […]

Russian Embassy in Kuwait organizes ‘costumes in focus’

Posted by on 07/05/2018
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Russian Embassy in Kuwait organizes ‘costumes in focus’

Russian Embassy in Kuwait organizes ‘costumes in focus’

 The Russian Embassy in Kuwait recently organized a unique theatrical show entitled ‘Cultural Diversity’ at Abdulhussein Abdulredha Theater in Salmiya. The jam-packed venue witnessed performances from the Russian State Kostroma Drama Theater Group, who demonstrated and paraded the biggest collections of their national costumes in a concert. Several dignitaries were among the capacity crowd […]

Freak out: Telling a fashion life, Gaultier taps Nile Rodgers

Posted by on 06/05/2018
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Freak out: Telling a fashion life, Gaultier taps Nile Rodgers

Freak out: Telling a fashion life, Gaultier taps Nile Rodgers

  Deciding how to tell his story as one of fashion’s edgiest designers, Jean Paul Gaultier knew there had to be music. And he knew it had to come from Nile Rodgers. The designer who has brought playful and provocative clothes to the world’s runways for four decades is turning the focus to himself with […]

Chanel wows celebrities with ship for cruise show in Paris

Posted by on 05/05/2018
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Chanel wows celebrities with ship for cruise show in Paris

Chanel wows celebrities with ship for cruise show in Paris

Kristen Stewart, Ralph Fiennes and Margot Robbie all craned their necks up in awe. A creaking, 330-foot (100-meter) cruise liner – with steaming funnels and gangplanks – was something Chanel’s celebrity guests never imagined they’d see moored on the dry land of the French capital, let alone inside the city’s Grand Palais. It was the […]

Diamond city of Antwerp now has a sparkling diamond museum

Posted by on 05/05/2018
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Diamond city of Antwerp now has a sparkling diamond museum

Diamond city of Antwerp now has a sparkling diamond museum

Antwerp has long been known as the world’s greatest diamond city. Now it has a new museum to go with a vibrant diamond trading scene that goes back six centuries. The DIVA museum opened its doors in the Belgian city Friday to highlight the beauty and dazzle of the precious stones and the jewelry and […]

Royal wedding dress: Will Meghan go trendy or classic?

Posted by on 30/04/2018
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Royal wedding dress: Will Meghan go trendy or classic?

Royal wedding dress: Will Meghan go trendy or classic?

  A dramatic ball gown, or a classic, simple silhouette? Sleeves, or bare shoulders? With less than a month to go until she marries Prince Harry at Windsor Castle on May 19, Meghan Markle most likely has already chosen her wedding dress – though what it looks like is expected to remain a top secret […]

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 […]