Trousers go baggy as Paris men's fashion gets supersized

© AFP / by Fiachra Gibbons | Models present creations by OAMC during the men's Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2016/2017 collection, on January 20, 2016, in Paris
23 Jan 2016
The world is about to go all baggy.   As stock markets tumble and economists talk of more tightening of belts, fashion has gone supersized, with Paris catwalks overflowing Wednesday with outsized overcoats and baggy trousers.  ...

Fashion titans clash over shake-up of catwalk calendar

© AFP/File / by Anne-Laure Mondesert and Laure Brumont | New York Fashion Week organisers are considering doing away with tradition and showing designers' catwalk collections only when they go on sale in the shops
16 Jan 2016
It is nothing short of a fashion earthquake.   The organizers of New York Fashion Week are considering doing away with a century of tradition and showing designers' catwalk collections only when they go on sale in the shops....

CNN Style: Dylan Jones -The making of a male style icon

David Beckham, British football player and  UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador 
08 Jan 2016
Perhaps it's still safe to assume that men might need a little more help than women when it comes to looking good, but we are a lot less keen on admitting it. Simply put, men don't like being told how to dress, and as someone who...

CNN:Dolce & Gabbana debuts line of hijabs and abayas

Dolce & Gabbana debuts line of hijabs and abayas
08 Jan 2016
Luxury fashion brand Dolce & Gabbana is eschewing its signature sexy silhouettes for something a little more modest -- for one special collection at least.   For the first time, designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana have...

Louisa Johnson reflects on winning The X Factor UK

X Factor victor Louisa Johnson reflects on hopes and dreams after becoming the youngest ever winner. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
19 Dec 2015
After winning "X Factor" last week and fans over with her powerful voice, Louisa Johnson is hoping to carve out a successful music career with an album and tour in sight.   "I would love to sell out arenas, make albums...

Spanish maker of Princess Charlotte dress inundated with orders

Spanish dressmaker Margarita Pato poses with a dress identical to the one worn by Britain's Princess Charlotte in the latest official photos, at her store in Madrid, Spain, December 5, 2015.
06 Dec 2015
A family-run children's clothes shop in Spain has been inundated with orders from around the world for dresses identical to the one worn by Britain's Princess Charlotte in the latest official photos - but has enough cloth to make...

Hot demand for dress worn by baby Princess Charlotte

 by Robin Millard | Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge holds her newly-born daughter at St Mary's Hospital in central London, on May 2, 2015
05 Dec 2015
A small Spanish fashion label has been swamped with demand for Princess Charlotte's floral dress, its owner told AFP on Friday, after the British royal baby was pictured wearing one of its frocks.   Charlotte, the second child of...

Rare, 25-carat pink diamond found among Imelda Marcos collection: Christie's

David Warren, a member of Christie's, appraises jewelry of former Philippines first lady Imelda Marcos during the Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG) appraisal of the confiscated jewelry collection from the Marcos family inside the Central Bank headquarter in...
24 Nov 2015
A rare 25-carat, barrel-shaped pink diamond has been found among the jewelry collection of former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos, Christie's said on Tuesday after the government asked the auction house to appraise her collection...

France marvels at class of woman who made Proust swoon

A gown is pictured during an exhibition of the wardrobe of Elisabeth, Countess Greffulhe, the 20th century's first great fashion trendsetter, at the Palais Galliera in Paris
13 Nov 2015
She was France's great high society beauty, who so drove Marcel Proust to distraction that he went to his grave begging for a photograph of her.   The crowned heads of Europe were equally in awe of her, with many dropping in on...

Alexandria Creativity Center teaches fashion design

Alexandria Creativity Center
10 Nov 2015
The Alexandria Creativity Center in the Al-Attarin district is giving a class in fashion design on Thursday evening.   The class teaches the preparation stages, the choice of appropriate colors, fashion trends, the appropriate...