Fashion

British tulle artist Benjamin Shine launches New York exhibit

British tulle artist Benjamin Shine launches New York exhibit

Published 26/07/2017

Artist Benjamin Shine hopes the launch of a new installation featuring his signature tulle fabrics in a New York department store window display at Bergdorf Goodman will inspire passersby to pause and self-reflect.

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Winning toilet paper gowns offered to brides-in-need

Winning toilet paper gowns offered to brides-in-need

Published 20/07/2017

A toilet paper wedding dress with 1,500 hand-cut butterflies made by a mother of two in her spare time won the $10,000 first prize in a quirky New York fashion competition on Thursday and a bride-in-need may have the chance to wear it down the aisle.

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With materials scarce, Cuban designers master recycling chic

With materials scarce, Cuban designers master recycling chic

Published 12/07/2017

A child tries a school uniform at a recycling store in Havana, Cuba, July 5, 2017.

Olaff Alejo's salt lamps are eerily beautiful and designed to purify the air.

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French fashion house Lanvin names Olivier Lapidus as new artistic director

French fashion house Lanvin names Olivier Lapidus as new artistic director

Published 11/07/2017

A woman walks past a Lanvin store in Paris, France, January 12, 2017.

Lanvin, France's oldest fashion brand, named on Tuesday Olivier Lapidus as its new artistic director, following the departure of Bouchra Jarrar.

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New York menswear event showcases rising designers

Published 11/07/2017

A four-day parade of men's fashion has kicked off in New York, showcasing the 2018 Spring/Summer collections of rising designers, several making their debuts on this closely watched global stage.

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Lagerfeld parades Chanel models under mini Eiffel Tower

Lagerfeld parades Chanel models under mini Eiffel Tower

Published 04/07/2017

A giant replica of the Eiffel Tower is seen at the Grand Palais before the German designer Karl Lagerfeld Fall/Winter 2017/2018 collection for fashion house Chanel in Paris, France, July 4, 2017. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Karl Lagerfeld presented Chanel's haute couture collection under a scaled-down version of the Eiffel Tower on Tuesday.

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Soaring `Hive` exhibit blends intimate details into its giant scale

Soaring `Hive` exhibit blends intimate details into its giant scale

Published 04/07/2017

A man enters Studio Gang's 'Hive', the latest Summer Block Party interactive installation, at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C., U.S., July 3, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

A soaring exhibit of stacked cardboard tubes shaped into three hive-like interconnected structures will make its debut on Thursday at a Washington, D.C., museum as part of its annual interactive art installation series.

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Dior fashion show celebrates 70 years of traveling spirit

Dior fashion show celebrates 70 years of traveling spirit

Published 03/07/2017

Actress Kirsten Dunst poses before Dior fashion house Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2017/2018 show in Paris, France, July 3, 2017. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

French fashion house Christian Dior marked its 70th anniversary on Monday with a show staged outside the Invalides museum in Paris and inspired by its founder's travels around the world.

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What does a CEO look like? New female `Foundation 500` list challenges stereotypes

What does a CEO look like? New female `Foundation 500` list challenges stereotypes

Published 08/06/2017

H&M Foundation Global Manager Diana Amini poses with portraits of women on its Foundation 500 list of female entrepreneurs in emerging markets in Stockholm, Sweden, June 2, 2017. Picture taken June 2, 2017. REUTERS/Anna Ringstrom

From a Peruvian trout farm manager to the head of an Indonesian meatball company, a list of 500 women entrepreneurs in emerging markets was launched on Thursday to challenge the stereotype of a typical company boss and inspire women globally.

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Pace of Gulf tech deals heats up as Emaar buys Namshi stake

Pace of Gulf tech deals heats up as Emaar buys Namshi stake

Published 24/05/2017

A logo of Emaar is seen near the Dubai Mall March 16, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Emaar Malls will buy a 51 percent stake in e-commerce fashion website Namshi from Global Fashion Group, a firm backed by Rocket Internet, for $151 million, a sign of growing demand for tech deals in the Middle East.

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