Noureen Farah: a rising star heading for Fashion Week

01 Oct 2016
Egyptian fashion designer, Noureen Farah has been chosen to represent Egypt during 2017’s iconic Fashion Week in Paris. Starting in January of next year, it will feature the works of 47 world-famous designers over the course of five...

Pay gap: Male models paid significantly less than female counterparts

According to Rose, a major female model could take home up to £40,000 (approximately $50,780) in catwalk fees for an important show, compared to an average fee of £10,000 (approximately $12,950) for a man. - File Photo
29 Sep 2016
The gender pay gap continues to fuel widespread political debate, but this week the attention is focused on the fashion modeling industry, after a key industry figure shed light on the fact that when it comes to the catwalk it is men,...

Giorgio Armani’s sport photography exhibition opens in Milan

24 Sep 2016
Giorgio Armani's new art exhibition "Emotions of the Athletic Body" has opened in Milan. The fashion designer has curated a selection of photographs focusing on sport, which are now on display to the public in the city’...

Marc Jacobs sparkles as NY Fashion Week wraps up

by Jennie MATTHEW | Model Karlie Kloss displays the fashion of Marc Jacobs during New York Fashion Week
17 Sep 2016
Marc Jacobs, the creme de la creme of American designers, brought New York Fashion Week to a glittering finale Thursday, delivering a must-see show starring multi-colored dreadlocks and towering platform boots.   In keeping with the...

London Fashion Week puts brave face on Brexit

Models present creations at the Alexander McQueen catwalk show at London Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2016 in London, Britain February 21, 2016.
17 Sep 2016
British fashion put a brave face on Brexit Friday as it began its first catwalk shows since the vote, citing a surge in sales on the weak pound despite fears that leaving the EU will hit exports and increase costs.   "It might...

History made in New York as one designer shows the first-ever collection to feature hijabs in every look

History made in New York as one designer shows the first-ever collection to feature hijabs in every look
16 Sep 2016
A Muslim designer made history at New York Fashion Week by showing the first-ever collection to feature hijabs in every outfit.   Anniesa Hasibuan, an Indonesian designer, included colorful headscarves in silver, gold and pink in her...

New plastic clothing material could keep people cool

Could a new textile be the key to keeping people living in hot climates cool without using air conditioning? - AFP Relaxnews

05 Sep 2016
American researchers have created a low-cost textile made of a plastic base that could cool the body when woven into clothing.   The engineers suggested in the US journal Science that the textile could become a way to keep people...

'Burkini' bans good for sales: Australian designer

Models clad in burqini swimsuits pose for photos with Australian-Lebanese designer Aheda Zanetti (C) in western Sydney on August 19, 2016. - AFP PHOTO / SAEED KHAN

29 Aug 2016
Burkini bans in France have boosted sales and interest in the full-bodied Islamic swimsuit, particularly from non-Muslim women, the Australian credited with creating the design said on Tuesday. The burkini has sparked huge controversy in...

Get Jasmine Tooke’s girly summer look

Jasmine Tooke's summery highlights are seen in this selfie posted on her Instragram account. — Picture courtesy of Jasmine Tooke's Instagram account
30 Jul 2016
Brace yourselves for a summer of Instajealously — the fashion world has officially gone on vacation. But as the stars kick back and enjoy the good life, their social media updates are gold for updating your summer beauty look. Today...

Out of fashion: how men could fall off the catwalk

Models display creations by Japanese designer Tsukasa Mikami at the 2016 Fall/Winter collection show
20 Jun 2016
Men are in danger of falling off the catwalk in Europe.  Menswear shows, traditionally held months before the women hit the runways later in the year, are being slowly airbrushed from the fashion industry's calendar and folded...