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Dubai's designer program aims to boost Mideast fashion industry

To develop the fashion industry throughout the Middle East, the United Arab Emirates (UAE)'s Dubai Design District (D3) launched the Empowerment Program through Industry Collaboration (EPIC) on August 23.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/9/2 5:03:41

Vyshyvanka craze

Fashionistas the world over are snatching up a must-have item for the "boho chic" look - an embroidered blouse or dress that is, in fact, Ukraine's national costume and new symbol of unity.
Source: AFP | 2016/9/2 5:03:41

Beauty has a price

Wearing a brightly colored wrap-around dress, Sonia ambles through the crowds at a market in a popular neighborhood of Lome, a string of tiny red beads dangling from her hips.
Source: AFP | 2016/8/19 5:03:41

The Basque beret, from peasant cap to 'emblem of France'

The beret has come a long way since its humble beginnings as the headgear of choice for pelota players in the Basque country, becoming a must-have accessory as far afield as China.
Source: AFP | 2016/8/19 5:03:40

Calvin Klein snaps up ex-Dior designer Simons

US fashion house Calvin Klein on Tuesday announced the ­appointment of former Christian Dior designer Raf Simons as its new chief creative officer, with his debut collections set for the fall 2017 season.
Source: AFP | 2016/8/5 5:03:53

Armani creates foundation as succession issue looms

Italian fashion designer Giorgio Armani said last week he would create a foundation in his name, for the first time shedding some light on succession plans for his fashion business.
Source: Reuters | 2016/8/5 5:03:53

Changing fashion

LVMH boss Bernard Arnault is considering a change of creative director at Louis Vuitton with the up-and-coming Jonathan Anderson, now at sister brand Loewe, viewed as the best candidate to replace Nicolas Ghesquiere, according to three sources with knowledge of the matter.
Source: Reuters | 2016/7/22 5:03:05

The HK start-up taking on fashion giants

Luke Grana arrived in Hong Kong with no contacts, cold-calling angel investors he'd found on LinkedIn armed with only his CV, a business plan and some big ideas to overhaul fashion.
Source: AFP | 2016/7/18 17:23:01

Men's fashion week kicks off third season in New York

Men's fashion week in New York kicked off its third season Monday with a presentation by Perry Ellis, whose athletic, casual take is expected to mark a number of spring-summer 2017 collections.
Source: AFP | 2016/7/12 18:58:01

Braided hair taking over men's fashion

Braided hair is the latest in men's fashion! Are they looking sharp or having a bad hair day? You be the judge.
Source: | 2016/7/11 16:16:22