fashion

February 18, 2019

Just when we thought Beyonce couldn't get any more fabulous, she has once again upped her style game, supporting not one, but two emerging labels.

As singer, fashion icon and all-round superstar, Beyonce is used to having her pick of the latest high fashion when deciding what to wear.

Yet it seems she is happy to embrace emerging labels, too, as she proved last weekend when she stepped out in Beverly Hills alongside husband Jay Z and Alicia Keys's spouse Swizz Beatz.

Donning a striking"...

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February 14, 2019

Victoria Beckham has become the latest fashion designer to ban the use of exotic skins in her collections.

Beckham’s label already adheres to a strict no-fur policy, but the ban on using animal skins is another step forward in ensuring her designs are cruelty free.

'Victoria Bekham will cease the use of exotic skins in all collections as of autumn/winter 2019,” the brand said in a statement released on Tuesday. “The Victoria Beckham brand has never used fur in its clothing or accessories collections and confirmed last year that the brand will"...

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February 13, 2019

Some of India's most renowned fashion designers will display their creations at the Aza x Numaish trunk show, being held at the Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai, on February 15 and 16.

Bollywood favourites Manish Malhotra, Tarun Tahiliani, Anita Dongre and Anamika Khanna will showcase ethnic wear alongside outfits by Sukriti & Aakriti, Urvashi Joneja, Myoho, I Am Design, Kunwariniritu, Aksh, Zeel Doshi, Gopi Vaid, Priyanka Singh and Kisneel By Pam.

At the show, bridal finery will share space with embroidered occassionwear and more casual designs, in the form of embellished"...

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February 5, 2019

A rare razzmatazz — that’s what Bollywood star Ranveer Singh brought to the closing day of a fashion extravaganza here by amalgamating his reel avatar as a rapper from his forthcoming film ‘Gully Boy’ with his real exuberant self.

Singh brought the house down at the Lakme Fashion Week summer-resort 2019 on Sunday as he rapped live while walking the ramp with his ‘Gully Boy’ gang to showcase a new fashion line, GullyGen.

The actor, along with rapper Naezy and other artists, sang ‘Asli Hip Hop’ and ‘Apna Time Aayega’"...

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February 4, 2019

Actress Kangana Ranaut says walking the ramp for Anushree Reddy made her feel sexy again.

The actress had been busy filming ‘Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi’, out now in the UAE, which is packed with stunts.

Ranaut got dolled up in a feminine and elegant lehenga choli by Reddy at the Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) summer-resort 2019 on Saturday.

“I love walking the ramp, and for Anushree... I love her clothes. I was telling her that for a while when I was doing this warrior film,"...

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February 4, 2019

Design company Alessi, famous for household items with a modernist twist, said it was cutting over a quarter of its workforce in Italy and was looking for an outside investor.

Some 80 jobs out of a total of 315 in Italy are to go, the firm said, blaming changing consumer habits and falling demand, especially in its home market.

Alessi's worldwide staff is 360.

The family business, which has used some of the world's top designers including Philippe Starck and Ettore Sottsass, saw sales"...

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February 3, 2019

As pontiffs go, Pope Francis is fairly low-key, seemingly preferring a quiet approach to ecclesiastical attire, and content to leave the more ostentatious papal robes behind in the Vatican.

maAlthough Pope Francis may prefer the plain white cassock and zucchetto (skullcap), there is little doubt that the Catholic Church has had the idea of gold and glory at its heart for centuries, creating cathedrals and clothing to strike awe among onlookers, complete with lavish gold altar pieces, ­ceilings painted by ­Michelangelo and priceless papal robes ­painstakingly adorned with golden threads.

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February 3, 2019

The first month of 2019 has gone by and we have entered the month of love with Valentine's Day just around the corner. While most gentlemen spend their time planning where to make dinner reservations, what gift to get their lady love and where to buy flowers, one thing that should not be ignored is planning what to wear. it can create a lasting and memorable impression on your lady love, thus making it a memorable day for you both. This, however, can get confusing since not only do you need to keep the theme of Valentine's in mind when you dress, you need to also be mindful of your age and personality to make the right impression and not be sartorially misunderstood. Don't worry, we are here to cut through"...

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February 2, 2019

As the sun set on Abu Dhabi yesterday evening, some of the UAE’s most influential women joined together to celebrate the culture of South East Asia in an event that was the first of its kind in the region.

Crazy Rich Asean, a name organisers admit they came up with by “shamelessly” jumping on the bandwagon of one of the year’s most popular films, was a fashion show held in the stunning grounds of the Residence of the Singapore Ambassador.

The show celebrated designers and traditions from seven of the ten Asean countries including Singapore,"...

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January 31, 2019

Just months ago, Gigi Hadid lamented the paparazzi culture after being threatened with legal action by a photographer – and now that lawsuit has landed.

The half-Palestinian model is being sued for copyright infringement after posting a paparazzi image of herself to her Instagram account in October 2018.

Hadid, 23, deleted the post in question after being contacted by photo agency Xclusive, but the business is now seeking an injunction, statutory damages and any profits made from the use of the image on the model's social media page.

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