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Sino Jet celebrates elegance and style with La Perla

Asia’s leading private jet operator hosts the fashion community in Hong Kong with iconic brand for 65th year anniversary Hong Kong, China – Media OutReach – 29 October 2019 – Sino Jet Ltd, Asia’s leading business jet operator, partnered with fashion brand, La Perla, in celebration of the iconic fashion house’s 65th anniversary. Sino Jet’s clients were invited as the ... Read More »

Fall Fashion Forecast

A drop down on the Celsius scale and the rustling of the falling leaves – safe to say that Autumn has arrived. For us Bangladeshis, it feels like a thousand summers have passed in the last few months. Read More »

Because chuddies are forever

Sudhirendar Sharma It is a decade since unsuspecting women and men drinking at a bar in Mangalore were at the receiving end of unprovoked violence at the hands of the self-styled moral custodians, the-so-called valiant foot soldiers of Sri Ram Sena, who had held the group responsible for violating Indian values. Read More »

Putting water at the heart of sustainable fashion

LONDON, May 20 2019 (IPS) – The Copenhagen Fashion Summit celebrated its tenth anniversary last week. The summit, which is often referred to as the Davos of fashion, is a key date in the fashion diary for those businesses with a pioneering vision to highlight issues and create solutions for a more sustainable industry. And solutions are very much needed. The ... Read More »

Pahela Baishakh in fashion

Pahela Baishakh, the first day of the Bengali New Year turned out to be one of the best festivals in Bangladesh. As the Bangladeshi people began celebrating the day as their prime festival, the fashion houses of the country leave no stone unturned to make it unique one. Rang Bangladesh’s Baishakh ensemble Country’s fashion house Rang Bangladesh has come up ... Read More »

All what your jeans can (and do) hide!

ROME, Apr 5 2019 (IPS) – Paris, Milan, New York, Tokyo… These are just some of the world’s most prestigious fashion catwalks. There, and elsewhere, perfectly – and often unrealistically – silhouetted young women and men graciously parade to impress elite guests and TV watchers with surprising, fabulous creativity of the most renowned fashion designers and dressmakers. Yet… … Yet, regardless ... Read More »

Fashion needs to be sustainable – taking an X-Ray view at the challenge

By Connect4Climate Fashion comes at a huge cost to people and planet. From water pollution to toxic chemical use, the clothes and accessories we wear harm our world. The Connect4Climate program of the World Bank Group is supporting the newly-forged United Nations Alliance on Sustainable Fashion to advance eco-friendly, human-centred and low-carbon solutions in the industry. Join the #Fashion4Climate discussion ... Read More »

Victoria Beckham launches budget fashion range for women, kids

Victoria Beckham has won huge acclaim for her fashion collections, but the hefty designer pricetags make it unaffordable to most fashionistas. However fans of the former Spice Girl-turned-fashion designer can rejoice – as the star is about to launch a “budget” collection of women’s clothing priced from £11 up to £60. Her new range is a collaboration with American retailer ... Read More »

French Muslims reassured amid burqini ban controversy

The French Interior Minister has said that the burqini ban should not cause “stigmatisation” or pit citizens “against each other,” as he met with French Muslims to discuss the controversial act. The meeting follows cases of Muslim women fined for their outfits. “The implementation of secularism, and the option of such decrees must not lead to stigmatization or the creation ... Read More »

The 2016 Vladimir Putin calendar

Moscow – Fans of Vladimir Putin can now spend “the whole year with the Russian president” as a new 2016 limited edition calendar is released in Russia showing the country’s strongman leader in a variety of carefully-crafted poses. Read More »

Canadians’ response to protect freedom of choice

Rania El-Alloul, a Canadian citizen who emigrated from Kuwait 12 years ago, appeared in a Quebec court last week in a hearing to get her car back, which had been seized for 30 days by police who caught her son driving with a suspended license. In a shocking decision that appears to go against the Canadian Charter of Rights and ... Read More »

Saudi Arabia bans 50 names of children

The interior ministry of Saudi Arabia has banned 50 names including ‘foreign’ names, related to royalty that it considers blasphemous, according to local media. Quoting Saudi news sites, Gulf News reported that Saudis will no longer be able to give their children names such as Amir (prince), Linda or Abdul Nabi (Slave of the Prophet) after the ministry’s civil affairs ... Read More »

Michelle Obama: Fashion’s first lady

As Michelle Obama turns 50, Wardrobe Decoder’s Katya Foreman explains how her admirable style supports considerable substance. Blame Jackie O. Ever since JFK’s inauguration in January 1961, the occupational hazards attached to the role of first lady have automatically included being a fashion icon and stylish figurehead for the country. No matter how brilliant the mind and professional credentials of ... Read More »

Paris fashion is sometimes cruel, always fun

Paris — The fashion world can be a cruel place. No one knows this better than veteran Jean Paul Gaultier who decided to turn his spring-summer 2014 collection on its head and do the criticizing for himself. Read More »