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Plus-size actresses are getting front-and-center roles

Long relegated to providing comic relief or playing supporting parts, plus-size actresses are finally getting their due with juicy front-and-center roles in a sign of shifting attitudes towards diverse body types.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/18 16:43:40

On the horizon

Google is looking to transform internet-age game play, with an expected launch of a streaming service which uses the tech giant's power in the internet cloud.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/17 16:28:40

Zara to open denim customization pop-ups in three stores

Zara will launch a service to embroider names onto denim clothing in Europe this month, latching onto a customization trend which has seen shoppers able to create their own Levi's jeans or design their Nike sneakers instore.
Source: Reuters | 2019/3/14 18:33:40

Meghan's rise to a royal fashionista

Her jackets and jeans, bangles and bags can instantly send tongues wagging and designers' sales soaring.
Source: Reuters | 2019/3/14 18:23:40

Young Chinese artists to premiere ensemble inspired by Qipao

Four young Chinese artists are to premiere a new and unique ensemble work inspired by Qipao, a classic one-piece, figure-fitting dress for women, on Tuesday in New York City.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/10 7:27:56

Teeny tiny fashion

It's so small wags joke that it can only hold a Tic Tac.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/5 18:28:40

Vogue's new Asian model arouses controversy in China

US fashion magazine Vogue's post of a Chinese model on Instagram got slammed by some Chinese netizens, who claimed the magazine is denigrating the Asian model. However, others called for understanding and to respect diversity.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/4 19:21:56

Rise of social media marketing in China has unexpected consequences

Nowadays, many companies have turned to social media to promote their products or stores due to the media's huge influence, especially among young consumers. This is no truer than in China, where advertisements and pop-up windows abound on every webpage and app in an effort to bring in young internet savvy consumers, who end up chatting with friends about the latest cool product. For many of these young netizens in China, checking out the restaurants and shops that everyone is talking about online has become something of a lifestyle in and of itself.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/28 18:08:41

'Glamorous tragedy'

French fashion designer Thierry Mugler presented on Tuesday at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts the first ever retrospective of his 35-year career, including outfits and sketches.
Source: AFP | 2019/2/27 17:18:40

Enduring influence

Paris women's fashion week started late on Monday with fashionistas in a sombre mood following the death of legendary designer Karl Lagerfeld last week.
Source: AFP | 2019/2/26 17:18:40