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Victoria Beckham debuts at home to celebrate decade in fashion

Untested in the fashion world, Victoria Beckham launched her VB label in 2008 in New York, across the Atlantic from her native Britain.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/17 16:38:39

Calvin Klein puts 'Jaws' bite in runway collection in New York

Calvin Klein took a bite out of the New York runway on Tuesday with Belgian designer Raf Simons inspired in his latest exploration of the US by Jaws, its glistening surface and dark underbelly.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/13 17:18:40

Russian carmaker seeks to find niche in luxury vehicle market

A new state-owned Russian carmaker launched on Wednesday a Soviet-influenced luxury vehicle it hopes will lure the domestic super rich away from brands such as Rolls-Royce.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/6 18:44:40

Romanian dressmakers revel in Dior folk coat vogue

They may feel aggrieved at not obtaining an official seal of approval, but traditional Romanian dressmakers are riding a wave of demand for their folk designs after a top fashion house inadvertently showcased their craft.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/16 18:56:49

French luxury giants dive into Silicon Valley

French luxury titan Hermes has launched its 34th US store in Palo Alto, the ultra-rich beating heart of the world's technological behemoths.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/2 18:40:11

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