Fashion’s premiere Met Gala returns with two shows…and two parties

After a remarkably dressed-down year, New York's premiere Met Gala is back-and not one but two shows celebrating American fashion are in the works....

New York’s Fashion Week to return in-person in September

New York's Fashion Week is anticipating a return to in-person runway shows in September, after two previous editions that were largely virtual because of...

Tommy Hilfiger opens Fashion Business school

A Tommy Hilfiger Fashion Business School has opened at Elmira College. The 70-year-old fashion designer and his siblings, Andy and Betsy, have teamed up...

Syria juice vendor gears up for Ramadan as crisis bites

In a busy market in Syria's capital, 53-year-old Ishaaq Kremed serenades customers and agilely pours tamarind juice from the ornate brass jug on his...

Greek restaurants on the ropes ahead of tourism restart

In the trendy Koukaki district, a discus throw from the Acropolis in Athens, owners of restaurants that have survived the virus lockdown are trying...

Pumpkins, peas, peonies: New York exhibit celebrates Japan’s Kusama

Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama grew up among plants; walking through her grandfather's vast nursery as a child she first saw the pumpkins that would...

Scar tissue: Vietnamese women find healing with tattoos

In her tiny Hanoi apartment, tattoo artist Ngoc inks middle-aged women whose lives have been upended by divorce or illness, each of them searching...

Pakistan’s Hazara women strike back with martial arts

Hundreds of Pakistani Hazara women are learning how to deliver side kicks and elbow blows as martial arts booms within the marginalized community. Hazaras,...

Polish teen’s fake beauty site helps lockdown abuse victims

Worried about reports of rising domestic violence during lockdown, Polish teen Krysia Paszko set up a website purporting to be a cosmetics shop that...

Indigenous softball team bats away Mexico machismo

Barefoot and resplendent in traditional embroidered garments, women from an indigenous Mayan community in rural Mexico are challenging gender stereotypes and the country's machismo...

‘Mrs Sri Lanka’ regains title after on-stage fracas

A Sri Lankan beauty pageant winner who had her crown yanked off by last year's champion in an ugly on-stage fracas has been re-declared...

Don’t spoil it! Italians celebrate classic carbonara

Italian gourmets celebrating Tuesday one of the country's classic pasta dishes-carbonara-had a simple message for foreigners: keep it simple, and don't betray the tradition....

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19th April