Survivor of acid attack hopes art can change law

Doused in acid as punishment for rejection, Patricia Lefranc is typical of the thousands of women whose lives are ruined by ex-partners armed with...

Diamond the size of a tennis ball could fetch $70 million

A London auctioneer says a diamond the size of a tennis ball that is the largest discovered in more than a century could sell...

Gaza rockers and rappers struggle to carve out a space

Khamiss Abu Shaban's band would love to wow the kinds of crowds seen elsewhere, but in Hamas-run Gaza they struggle to find venues and...

The Oscars red carpet led by Ruth Negga and Emma Stone

And the red carpet goes to ... the women in red, for one, with equal accolades for shiny and  shimmery gold worthy of the...

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 could fit in at any high-end...

Designer Gaultier to make racy theater show of his life

All the corsets, sparkle and provocation of French couturier Jean Paul Gaultier are coming to a theater near you. The 65-year-old announced Wednesday that...

India’s prize-winning designer steadies for world stage

He shot onto the world stage after winning a glittering international fashion prize previously given to design icons Yves Saint Laurent and Karl Lagerfeld....

Valentino designer in solo couture debut; Gaultier goes acid

All eyes in Paris were on the debut solo couture display from Valentino designer Pierpaolo Piccioli following the move of his design partner to...

Alexander Wang goes back to black, Siriano does desert

Alexander Wang went back to black in a crumbling old theater in Harlem and Christian Siriano provided a pop of politics in a single...

Dior strikes gold as Paris fashion makes mixed virtual debut

An employee sews a miniature dress for the recording of Dior Haute Couture collection’s presentation movie, in Dior’s sewing workshop in...

Kuwaiti wins Dubai award

KUWAIT: Kuwaiti painter Manal Ahmad Al-Shrayaan has come first in the formative arts category at the Arab level in Dubai Cultural Award the contest...

Handmade with love: Nepali takes grandma’s socks to the world

In this picture Champa Devi Tuladhar knits during an interview with AFP in Kathmandu.-AFP photosDil Hera Tuladhar stitches a handmade shawl during...

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