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Saudi women embrace sports abayas

Colorful and oozing defiance, a sports-friendly version of the abaya gown was once considered a symbol of cultural rebellion in conservative Saudi Arabia, but it is fast becoming the new normal.
Source: AFP | 2018/4/20 5:03:42

Arab Fashion Week begins

Jean Paul Gaultier and Roberto Cavalli are in Saudi Arabia - headlining the kingdom's first ever Arab Fashion Week, an event that opened on Tuesday to equal parts excitement and controversy.
Source: AFP | 2018/4/11 16:23:39

Styles from Turkish designers shine during Istanbul fashion week

Dozens of models on Wednesday presented the latest collection of Kadir Kilic, a Turkish fashion designer, on a runway at Zorlu Performance Art Center in Istanbul.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/29 19:03:33

Chinese designers look to change Chinese fashion industry

Dressed in a white and red floral gown designed by Chinese fashion designer Christopher Bu, Spanish actress Paz Vega earlier this month was selected as wearing one of "The Most Gorgeous Looks" for the 2018 Oscar red carpet by some Western media outlets.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/29 19:03:32

Kanye West's muse Abloh takes over Louis Vuitton menswear

US designer and celebrity DJ Virgil Abloh is to take over menswear at Louis Vuitton, the brand said on Monday, in a dramatic shake-up at the top of men's fashion.
Source: AFP | 2018/3/27 17:23:39

Lisbon Fashion Week reaches stylish conclusion

The 50th edition of Lisbon Fashion Week came to a close on March 11 with catwalk shows in two venues located inside the Eduardo VII central park.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/15 18:35:38

Versace to stop using fur

Donatella Versace has said her family's luxury fashion label will no longer use real furs in its products, according to an interview with a British magazine.
Source: AFP | 2018/3/15 16:08:39

'Little black dress' designer Givenchy dies aged 91

Hubert de Givenchy, the aristocratic French fashion designer famous for the "little black dress" and styling Audrey Hepburn and Jackie Kennedy, has died aged 91, his partner said on Monday.
Source: AFP | 2018/3/13 16:53:39

Chanel attacked for felling trees

Karl Lagerfeld created a spectacular mid-winter wood for his Paris catwalk on Tuesday, but immediately fell foul of environmental activists who accused him of felling century-old trees for the show.
Source: AFP | 2018/3/7 16:53:39

German leader becomes source of inspiration for latest Paris fashion trend

Angela Merkel's very particular sense of style got some major catwalk cred on Sunday on the day the German chancellor was guaranteed her fourth term in office.
Source: AFP | 2018/3/5 17:38:40