'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...

H&M calls in Caitlyn Jenner and the Swedish Olympic Team for new sportswear line

H&M is Caitlyn Jenner's latest product endorsement. 
18 Jun 2016
H&M has revealed the details of its new sportswear line 'For Every Victory', along with a glimpse of its campaign featuring Caitlyn Jenner.   The high-fashion collection, which was developed in collaboration with the...

Jac Jagaciak joins Frida Gustavsson to front new Nina Ricci fragrance campaign

Jac Jagaciak joins Frida Gustavsson to front new NinaRicci fragrance campaign
11 Jun 2016
TEN years after launching its iconic "Nina" perfume, the Parisian luxury label has a new scent in store, billed as an echo, a reflection of the original, sitting alongside it as a complementary facet. The blonde model Frida...

L’Oréal Paris makeup expert talks Cannes glam

L’Oréal Paris expert make-up artist Karim Rahman. 
15 May 2016
With the Cannes Film Festival in full swing since Wednesday, May 11, all eyes are on the red carpet as stars walk the steps of the Palais des Festivals each evening. While designer dresses usually grab all the attention, beauty looks also...

Yellow is the new black: the surprising new red carpet trend taking over Cannes

Australian director and President of the Jury George Miller (2ndR) poses on May 11, 2016 with jury members US actress Kirsten Dunst (L), French actress / singer Vanessa Paradis (2ndL) and Italian actress and director Valeria Golino
14 May 2016
We're only a few days into the Cannes Film Festival 2016, but a surprising red carpet trend is already emerging -- yellow gowns. Four stars show us how it's done.    The girl-next-door yellow  Kirsten Dunst managed...

Creative directors more involved than ever

04 May 2016
The role of creative director for a fashion house has changed — and it’s no small change. Today’s creative directors are as likely to be concerned by Instagram and store layout as they are by form and fabric.   Some...

Halal makeup: Muslim beauty without the beast

A new US study has shown that switching to more natural cosmetics for just a few days is enough to significantly lower the levels of hormone-disrupting chemicals in teenage girls. 
19 Apr 2016
A bearded imam may have seemed out of place at this week's In-Cosmetics expo in Paris, an annual showcase for the world's leading beauty and personal care products. But Shaikh Ali Achcar's presence points to a growing demand...

A model first: woman with Down Syndrome stars in beauty campaign

11 Apr 2016
Hair care line Beauty & Pin-ups is changing the face of beauty with Katie Meade, the first woman with Down syndrome to star in a beauty campaign. The 32-year old is the face of the company's hair rescue masque called "Fearless...