Chanel reveals eyewear campaign with Kristin Stewart

Hollywood actress Kristen Stewart is the new face of Chanel's eyewear campaign
27 May 2015
Chanel presents the Spring Summer 2015 Eyewear ad campaign starring Kristen Stewart and shot by Karl Lagerfeld. For the new campaign, the American actress was photographed by Karl Lagerfeld in black and white wearing a variety of...

Fashion doesn't stop at 50: Industry celebrating older women

Celine's Spring/Summer 2015 campaign features 80-year-old author Joan Didion
17 May 2015
Older women are fronting major fashion campaigns and one of the next Bond girls is 50. Mature ladies are having a moment, but does it represent a change of attitudes or just a marketing gimmick? With her silver hair styled into a severe...

Rihanna's 25 kg Met dress thrusts Chinese designer Guo Pei into spotlight

Rihanna arrives at the Costume Institute Gala Benefit at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, in New York, on May 5, 2015
16 May 2015
Among the opulent outfits on display at last week's Met Gala, one dramatic design stole the show. Singer Rihanna's canary yellow cape dress, trimmed with fur the color of egg yolk and embroidered with flowers, swept behind her in a...

Fashion shows come to Cairo's streets

Fashion Walk, the first series of street fashion shows in Egypt .
13 May 2015
If you are looking to get a glimpse of the latest fashion trends, the capital’s busiest high streets are bringing style to your doorstep. Off the runway, Fashion Walk is the first series of fashion shows to be held in Egypt’s...

Somaya al-Khashab wears world's most expensive wedding dress

11 May 2015
The dress that Somaya al-Khashab wore in a fashion show will be entered in the Guinness Book of World Records as the most expensive wedding dress in the world. It was designed by Lebanese designer Walid Atallah.   Khashab wore the...

Chinese turn Paris suburb into Europe's biggest fashion market

 by Francois Becker and Valentin Bontemps | A view of the CIFA -Fashion Business Center at the "Sentier Chinois" in Aubervilliers, on April 10, 2015
10 May 2015
The rows of upmarket sedans look out of place parked in the working-class Paris suburb but this is Aubervilliers, Europe's made-in-China clothing capital where traders recently opened the continent's biggest garment centre.  ...

East meets West in exhibition showing Chinese influence on fashion

Designers elevate Chinese culture at Beijing Fashion Week
05 May 2015
 East meets West in a new exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art that juxtaposes the influence of Chinese art, imagery and culture, from Imperial China to the present day, on Western fashion and design.   With 150 dresses,...

Armani fetes 40 years in fashion with VIP gala, new museum

Special fashion ambassador for Milan's Expo 2015 Italian designer Giorgio Armani poses during a photo call before his fashion show to celebrate the 40th anniversary
01 May 2015
Italy's Giorgio Armani celebrated 40 years in fashion with a star-studded gala and opening of a museum dedicated to his designer business. The 80-year old designer, known for his clean cut and elegant collections, was joined by...

'Granny hair' vogue: women embrace trend by going many shades of gray

Lady Gaga At 2015 Vanity Fair Oscar Party
30 Apr 2015
 While many people try to hide their gray hair, spending hours eradicating the signs of advancing age, going gray may no longer mean reaching out for the dye bottle as "granny hair" is in vogue. Fashion designers such as...

In fashion first, Google shows what's hot and not

28 Apr 2015
Tulle skirts are in. Jogger pants are hot. But high-waisted shorts? You don't want to go there. In its first fashion trends report, Google analyzed billions of searches dating back to 2009 to provide a detailed analysis of what's...