Celebrities gather on Milan’s ‘Green Carpet’ to promote sustainability

Celebrities gather on Milan’s ‘Green Carpet’ to promote sustainability

Italy’s fashion elite and celebrities such as film stars Cate Blanchett, Julianne Moore and Colin Firth gathered at a “green-carpet” event on Sunday at Milan’s fashion week to urge greater environmental sustainability in the global fashion industry. The black-tie gathering was the closing event to the city’s six-day…

South African villagers tap into trend for ‘superfood’ baobab

From before dawn, 54-year-old grandmother Annah Muvhali weaves between baobab trees that loom over her rural South African home, collecting fruit that enthusiasts worldwide hail as a “superfood”. About 1,000 women in the village of Muswodi Dipeni, in the northern province of Limpopo, earn a living by harvesting…

In striking debut, New York Philharmonic maestro embraces new

  Opening his era in charge of the New York Philharmonic, Jaap van Zweden could not have been clearer that he welcomes fresh ideas. The Dutch maestro started his tenure as the 26th music director of the leading US orchestra on Thursday with a bold statement-the world premiere…

In Milan, Fendi and Prada dress strong women, Armani invades airport

Fendi presented a jungle-themed collection aimed at the inner Lara Croft, Prada shone with its own impression of…

Virtual or real? Fashion world split over digital supermodels

The three women gazing into the camera in an advert for French luxury label Balmain look like they…

Dubai Design Week introduces new element within Downtown Design

Kuwait Times spoke to Rawan Kashkoush, Head of programming at Dubai Design Week about the upcoming event which…

Luxury Theater by Rhodes opens in Kuwait

If you are fascinated by luxury ambiance and taste, try Theater by Rhodes. This place is not a…

Cher turns back time with album of ABBA cover versions

Making a cameo in the “Mamma Mia!” movie sequel gave Cher a taste for the music of ABBA.…

U2’s Bono and Pope discuss Irish sexual abuse crisis

Bono, frontman for Irish rock band U2, met Pope Francis on Wednesday and said afterwards he is an…

All-star Mary Poppins sequel flies into view

A view across the grimy rooftops of London? A nanny descending to earth with a flying umbrella? Dick…

Iran film for Oscars stirs debate on home front

The Iranian film for next year’s Oscars has stirred controversy at home both over the choice of a…

Model with Down’s syndrome makes strides worldwide

Rosanne Stuart recalls attending an annual fashion parade with her daughter, Madeline, in their hometown of Brisbane, Australia,…

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