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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

Paris catwalk dazzles as Balmain leads the charge

Paris fashion got flashy on Friday with an explosion of retina-burning reflective fabrics hitting the catwalk expressly designed to light up the red carpet.
Source: AFP | 2018/3/4 17:18:39

Hong Kong fur fair sees companies turn to S.Korea and the Chinese mainland

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times - at a time when the fur industry is suffering from decreasing demand from Russia due to the country's weakening economy and currency depreciation, the Hong Kong International Fur & Fashion Fair (February 21-24), one of the two best-known fur fairs in the world, has turned to South Korea and the Chinese mainland to look for opportunities for growth.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/1 18:13:25

Beret-mania as fashion ditches beanie for French classic

What do Rihanna, Che Guevara nostalgics, and the Kardashian clan all have in common? They are all bonkers about berets.
Source: AFP | 2018/3/1 17:38:39

Dior summons spirit of 68

Dior came out with all feminist guns blazing at Paris fashion week on Tuesday seeking to catch the spirit of #MeToo and the new wave of female empowerment.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/28 18:08:39

French luxury department store to land in Shanghai

The French luxury department store Galeries Lafayette will open a store in Shanghai, its second outlet in China.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/28 9:10:11

Gucci models carry replicas of heads at Milan Fashion Week

Gucci kicked off Milan Fashion Week in typical eccentric style on Wednesday as models carried replicas of their own heads on a runway transformed into a creepy operating room.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/22 14:53:40

Britain's Queen makes surprise visit to London Fashion Week

Queen Elizabeth II and fashion matriarch Anna Wintour sat side-by-side on the front row of the catwalk on Tuesday as the British ruler paid her first visit to London Fashion Week.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/21 17:13:39

Bailey out, balloons on top: London Fashion Week wraps up

Christopher Bailey's goodbye as the head of Burberry, Christopher Kane's prints of women having orgasms and flamboyant balloon headdresses were among the highlights of London Fashion Week, which wrapped up on Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/21 17:08:40