Fashion

Sculpted simplicity: Givenchy designs Markle’s wedding dress

    WINDSOR, United Kingdom (AFP) — Meghan Markle wore a boat-necked, sculpted white dress for her wedding to Prince Harry on Saturday, designed by Clare Waight Keller for French fashion house Givenchy. Here are some of the key details of the dress and accessories seen at the wedding: – Designer – Clare Waight Keller is a British designer who last year became the first female artistic designer of Givenchy, but has also worked for […]

Presidential granddaughter in her glitzy grad ball gown

(Eagle News) — Isabelle Duterte once again surprised the public with her glitzy Michael Leyva silver gown on her graduation ball at San Beda Alabang. Presidential granddaugther @isabelleduterte in custom #michaelleyva for Graduation Ball ❤️❤️❤️ make up by: @winnramos hair by: @mamabongga #michaelleyvamanila ❤️❤️❤️ A post shared by Michael Leyva (@michaelleyva_) on May 15, 2018 at 6:29am PDT On Tuesday, Isabelle shared a photo of her look on her Instagram account where she wrote “grad […]

Canadian style takes center stage at Toronto Fashion Week

  TORONTO (Eagle News) — For two weeks, Toronto, or more specifically, “One Yonge” will become the heartbeat of Fashion in Canada as iconic and emerging designers showcase their latest collections. The event shines the spotlight on both men’s and women’s fashion with Toronto Men’s Fashion Week running from March 5 to 11 and then at the same venue at 1 Yonge Street in Tornonto, Women’s Fashion Week runs from March 12 to 17. Toronto […]

Barbie plays muse to French fashion designers

PARIS, France (Reuters) — French fashion designers have given Barbie a makeover, transforming her into a fashionista sporting a collection of miniature outfits, hairdos and accessories on display in a Paris gallery on Friday (October 20). Some 15 designers were given free rein by Barbie to style the iconic doll, resulting in a wardrobe ranging from Brazilian-inspired bohemian swimwear, traditional African dress with an urban edge, and a classic, comfortable Parisian style. Swimwear and lingerie […]

Korean K-fashion dreams of emulating K-pop on the catwalk

by Anne-Laure Mondesert Agence France-Presse PARIS, France (AFP) — With insults being traded almost daily between Washington and Pyongyang, Koreans could be forgiven for feeling they are dancing on the edge of a geo-political volcano these days. Yet South Korea could not be more hip. The political tension on the peninsula has done nothing to dull the huge international success of South Korean K-pop singers who dominate the charts in much of Asia and beyond. […]

Dolce & Gabbana’s queen of hearts and vegetables take center stage in Milan

MILAN, Italy (Reuters) — Dolce & Gabbana, Italian fashion’s most famous duo, played their trump card on Sunday (September 24) with their Spring/Summer 2018 collection themed around the queen of hearts in one of the final shows at Milan’s Fashion Week. Wearing glittered, embroidered or chiffon dresses, with eye-catching crowns on their heads or red roses in their hair, Dolce & Gabbana’s queens of hearts came in all colours, shapes and textures. Models opened the […]

Innovation and style shine at London Design Festival

LONDON, England (Reuters) — Innovative design and sustainable products are some of the styles dominating this year’s London Design Festival, as designers from around the world showcase some of their most innovative and ambitious projects. The festival, which was established in 2003, is made up of hundreds of events and exhibitions scattered across the British capital, including at the iconic Victoria & Albert Museum and Somerset House. As part of the program, a special show […]

Tommy Hilfiger ‘Rock Circus’ closes London Fashion Week

by Edouard Guihaire Agence France-Presse LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Designer Tommy Hilfiger closed London Fashion Week on Tuesday with a “Rock Circus” night marking his first catwalk show outside the United States. The much-anticipated showcase of Hilfiger’s Spring/Summer 2018 collection brought a touch of sportswear chic to Fashion Week, closing the five-day event with a high-profile bang. The 66-year-old American designer, king of a fashion empire that last year saw sales of $6.6 billion, […]

Carolina Herrera gets playful with color for Spring 2018

NEW YORK CITY, USA (Reuters) — Fashion designer Carolina Herrera, known for her timeless designs, debuted an electric, multi-color Spring 2018 collection at the Museum of Modern Art’s Sculpture Garden for New York Fashion Week on Monday (September 11). Herrera, who has dressed five first ladies, stayed true to her glamorous and feminine silhouettes, bright hues of red, iris and yellow added a playful twist to the veteran designer’s latest collection who called it a […]

Lebanon hair salon uses chocolate to treat hair

BEIRUT, Lebanon (Reuters) — An unusual new hair treatment is being used in a Lebanon hair salon in an attempt to move away from chemical masks. At the Abed & Samer beauty salon in Beirut, hairdressers are applying chocolate to renew damaged hair. “A woman would come from the beach with her hair damaged, we tried to come up with a treatment with no chemicals and we found out chocolate is very good. It covers […]

US retailer Michael Kors to buy luxury shoemaker Jimmy Choo for $1.2 billion

LONDON, United Kingdom (Reuters) — United States retailer Michael Kors has agreed to buy luxury shoemaker Jimmy Choo for $1.2 billion, snapping up a British brand launched in the east end of London and made famous by celebrity fans including Princess Diana. Founded in the 1990s by shoemaker Jimmy Choo, the brand is known for its stiletto heals and accessories and sells in cities from London to Paris, New York and Tokyo. It put itself […]

South Korean grandmother become Youtube sensation for her makeup videos

SEOUL, South Korea (Reuters) — The granddaughter of Park Mak-rye, 70, now South Korea’s YouTube sensation, first uploaded videos of her five months ago on YouTube to help her preserve her memory in case she contracted dementia, which runs in the family. But they soon exploded in popularity amongst South Koreans in their 20s and 30s who are lapping up Park’s videos of her doing makeup, recreating looks of famous celebrities as well as travelling […]