Chanel gives tweeds a casual take in simple but wearable collection
08 March 2020 | 12:33 pm
Designer Virginie Viard, who was Karl Lagerfeld's number two and succeeded him after his death last year, presented a largely monochrome collection, heavily emphasizing black and white looks that have long been Chanel's hallmark.
12 Jan 2019
Legendary stiletto designer Christian Louboutin will turn 55 this January 7. Unmistakable due to their trademark shiny red soles, here's a close up look at some of his most famous creations, from the Pigalle pump to the So Kate model.
20 Feb 2019
Sophie Zinga, a top fashion designer in Senegal, says she will vote for Ousmane Sonko in the upcoming election because he represents fundamental change and a break from a political elite she says has failed to develop a middle class and small to medium enterprises.
19 Feb 2019
Chanel's leading designer for 30 years, Karl Lagerfeld was a brand in his own right with an unmistakable look and outrageous comments. The German-born designer has died at the age of 85.
24 Mar 2019
Tosin Oshinowo has created a Nigerian lifestyle brand which incorporates the traditional 'Aso Oke' fabric into modern designs.
17 Apr 2019
Laura Laurens, a Colombian fashion designer, and Roxana Panchi, an indigenous transgender from the Embera Carmatarrua community, come together to make aboriginal art visible and to fight for inclusion and sexual diversity.
29 Apr 2019
Models wearing weapons on helmets and contrasting colourful prints strutted down the runway as Brazilian designer Ronaldo Fraga presented his collection on Friday at Sao Paulo fashion week.
28 Jun 2019
Jony Ive helped bring Apple back from the brink of collapse in the 1990s. He was a close confidant of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs and the lead designer for various key projects, most notably the iPhone.
31 Aug 2019
As designer Sourabh Gupta pushes aside a curtain in an East Harlem apartment, lifelike paper flowers in hues of violets, pinks and reds greet the eye in his 12 foot by 12 foot studio, where he also sleeps.
6 Oct 2019
Sitraka Rakoto, one of Madagascar's up and coming designers, is hoping to transform the local fashion industry and get more people to buy clothes from the local market.
18 Feb 2020
Drake is facing a $108,000 dollar lawsuit from the designers of the hi-tech stage he used during his 2018 Aubrey & the Three Migos Tour over claims he never paid for the set-up.
12 Mar 2020
In this edition of Across Africa we take you to eastern Ethiopia where refugees from kenya's Kakuma camp are finally coming home motivated by recent political and economic reforms. We also head to Angola where the country is tempting more lovers of its romantic Kizomba dance. Finally, we speak to Thebe Magugu, South African designer and 2019 LVMH prize winner as he exhibits for the first time at Paris Fashion week.
26 May 2020
Unsurprisingly, classic French label Chanel is the most popular designer brand on the red carpet at Cannes. France's premiere film festival is also where we can expect to see masterful new designs from fashion houses including Elie Saab, Zuhair Murad, and Georges Hobeika.
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On Thursday, Stephanie Frappart will become the first female referee to officiate a men's World Cup match when she takes charge of Costa Rica vs. Germany. One of her assistants, Neuza Back, has worked in Qatar before.
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The Spanish government wants the use of gender stereotypes for the advertising of toys a thing of the past. The code of conduct, which will be enacted from December 1, aims to avoid biases toward gender roles.
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