13 Aug 2022
A North Korean tailor said it had started offering brighter and more elegant clothes for summer, in a recent video released by state media.
30 Jun 2022
We look at reactions in the French press to the verdict of the "trial for the history books" – that of the November 2015 Paris terror attacks. Also, Indian papers react after the brutal murder of a tailor sparks Hindu-Muslim tensions. Finally, Californian authorities restitute beachfront land to the descendants of a Black couple, a century after it was seized.
6 Jun 2021
Ivorian-Burkinabe tailor Pathe'O can look back on a 50-year career that has seen him rise from self-taught improviser to supplier of Africa's wealthy and powerful, including anti-apartheid torchbearer Nelson Mandela. Now he's doing his best to ensure that fashion becomes "part of Africa's wealth".
16 May 2021
Though 85 percent of French people do not go to the theatre, the Poudrerie Theatre in the Paris suburb of Sevran wants to recreate a link between the suburbs and the stage. The travelling troupe performs tailor-made shows, based on the experiences of local residents, inside people's homes.
9 Jun 2019
Tailor Leung Ching Wah and his wife Leung Fung Pui Chun opened their business selling qipaos, a type of traditional Chinese dress, in 1965. Their shop in Hong Kong has catered to celebrities and also made the dresses for Wong Kar Wai's 2000 film 'In the mood for love'. But the iconic qipao now only tends to be worn on special occasions, with just a few tailors keeping the craft alive.