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McQueen, suicide and the dark side of the celebrity fairy tale

When celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain and fashion icon Kate Spade killed themselves within the space of three days in June, many couldn't fathom the tragedy of two people who seemed to have it all.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/19 19:03:39

Vintage boom buoys RealReal and jolts luxury labels

Second-hand fashion, once confined to thrift stores, is outstripping sales growth in the primary luxury goods sector, helping market leader The RealReal expand its business and prompting international labels to look at tie-ups.
Source: Reuters | 2018/7/19 18:36:51

Cambodia earns Guinness Record for longest woven scarf

Cambodia won a place in the Guinness book of World Records on July 1 for a 1,100-meter-long version of the country's popular krama scarf.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/5 19:11:09

Dior bans Instagram bling at Paris haute couture week

Fashion powerhouse Dior brushed aside the whims of the Instagram generation with its deliberately low-key new haute couture collection on Monday, arguing that the world's most expensive clothes don't need to shout about it.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/5 19:11:08

Givenchy homage on first day of Paris haute couture shows

Clare Waight Keller, the Givenchy stylist who grabbed the global fashion spotlight by designing Meghan Markle's wedding dress, paid homage to the storied house's late founder in her latest haute couture collection.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/3 18:03:40

Paris fashion star Abloh reaches out to Kanye West

Virgil Abloh paid tribute to his friend and longtime collaborator Kanye West as the US designer took star billing as Paris men's fashion week began on Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/22 0:03:39

Fashion's new black prince reigns over Paris shows

Fashion's designer of the moment Virgil Abloh channelled James Dean and the graffiti legend Dondi White at his Off-White Paris show on Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/21 15:28:40

Guess co-founder resigns

Paul Marciano, co-founder of the Guess fashion brand, resigned on Tuesday in the wake of an investigation into sexual assault claims.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/14 14:53:39

Fashion fans in China react to US designer Kate Spade's death at 55 in apparent suicide

Designer Kate Spade, one of the biggest names in US fashion known especially for her sleek handbags, was found dead on Tuesday in her New York apartment. She was 55.
Source: AFP-Global Times | 2018/6/6 17:43:39

Chinese student wins Int'l Competition for Designers and Fashion Enthusiasts in Poland

A work by Chinese designer Chen Jing, entitled "Yin and Yang", has won the 20th edition of International Competition for Designers and Fashion Enthusiasts "Off Fashion", held in Kielce, Poland.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/3 21:40:26