Style

Gigi Hadid crowned model of year at Fashion Awards

By Reuters - Tuesday, 6 December 2016.

LONDON: American fashion model Gigi Hadid was crowned international model of the year and designer Alexander McQueen named best British brand at the 2016 Fashion Awards on Monday night.

Models in underwear captivate in Paris

By Reuters - Friday, 2 December 2016.

PARIS: Models wearing spectacular lingerie creations wowed fashions’ glitterati on Wednesday night during the annual Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show at the Grand Palais in Paris.

India's prize-winning designer steadies for world stage

By AFP - Wednesday, 21 September 2016.

NEW DELHI: He shot onto the world stage after winning a glittering international fashion prize previously given to design icons Yves Saint Laurent and Karl Lagerfeld.

Alexander Wang partners with Adidas on new unisex collection

By AP - Sunday, 11 September 2016.

NEW YORK: Designer Alexander Wang is, by his own description, a total sneakerhead. He once even designed a whole clothing collection around them, with dresses, tops and handbags emulating his favorite sneaks, like the classic white-and-green Adidas Stan Smith.

Ackermann takes over at Paris fashion house Berluti

By AFP - Thursday, 1 September 2016.

PARIS: French fashion designer Haider Ackermann was named Thursday as the new artistic director of Berluti, the luxury brand said.

Eager fans line up for Kanye West's 'Pablo' clothing

By Reuters - Saturday, 20 August 2016.

Rapper and fashion designer Kanye West is turning his tour merchandise into high-demand fashion, and eager fans lined up on Friday to be among the first to get their hands on the limited-edition “Life of Pablo” clothing.

Adidas, Kanye West expand clothing, footwear partnership

By AFP - Thursday, 30 June 2016.

NEW YORK: Adidas doubled down on its business ties with rap star Kanye West on Wednesday, announcing a new line of footwear and accessories to be sold in dedicated shops.

Dior tough guys hot on Paris catwalk

By AFP - Sunday, 26 June 2016.

PARIS: The boot boys are back. And they have never looked so elegant.

British hat maker turns heads with 'outrageous' creations

By AFP - Sunday, 12 June 2016.

LONDON: From racing at Royal Ascot to high society weddings, summer is the busiest time of year for British hat maker Adrian Phillip Hoard, who says he revels in the “outrageous and outlandish.”

Get ready for another dUCk craze

By Syida Lizta Amirul Ihsan - Monday, 25 April 2016.

The petals of the Blooming Duck scarves have not fully settled and tomorrow, fans of this local brand is up for another treat (or battle) as the brand releases its first Mother’s Day limited edition scarf and twilly set.

Star-power meets conquistador at Paris Givenchy show

By AP - Monday, 7 March 2016.

PARIS: Star-power met with conquistadors at Sunday as Kanye West, Ciara and Chris Brown held center stage at Paris Fashion Week’s Givenchy’s show that channeled the Spanish adventurers who sailed in search of the Cities of Gold.

The Italian driving fashion's mobile revolution

By AFP - Sunday, 28 February 2016.

MILAN: With his high-waisted jeans and sneakers, nobody could have accused Steve Jobs of being a style leader.

Prada goes handbag heavy in bid to revive flagging fortunes

By AFP - Friday, 26 February 2016.

MILAN: Prada’s answer to stagnating sales was unveiled on Thursday with a handbag-heavy Fall-Winter collection that the company’s executives hopes will spark a revival in the fashion heavyweight’s flagging fortunes.

Lady Gaga stuns in Marc Jacobs NY fashion finale

By AFP - Friday, 19 February 2016.

NEW YORK: Lady Gaga powered down the runway for design legend Marc Jacobs in a triumphant finale to New York Fashion Week Thursday, showcasing a Gothic fantasy of oversized coats, full skirts and teetering platforms.

Fashion world descends on London for McQueen homecoming

By AFP - Friday, 19 February 2016.

LONDON: The international fashion jamboree rolls into Britain on Friday for London Fashion Week, where iconic label Alexander McQueen will return to the catwalk for the first time in over a decade.

Instant gratification: the fast fashion revolution

By AFP - Wednesday, 17 February 2016.

NEW YORK: New York Fashion Week this season has put “click and buy” on the map, revolutionizing the antiquated global fashion calendar with clothes that now can be ordered straight from the catwalk.

Real men do wear pink

By Aznim Ruhana Md Yusup - Wednesday, 23 December 2015.

After decades of social conditioning, men are slowly easing into the rose-coloured hue, writes Aznim Ruhana Md Yusup

Zara owner reaps benefits of investments, expansion as profit jumps 20 percent

Thursday, 10 December 2015.

MADRID: Spanish global clothing giant Inditex, owner of the Zara brand, posted Thursday a 20-percent surge in nine-month net profits as its investments and expansion began to pay off.

Louis Vuitton brings Series 3 exhibition to Singapore

By Aznim Ruhana Md Yusup - Friday, 27 November 2015.

SINGAPORE: Louis Vuitton is presenting an immersive and interactive take on designer Nicolas Ghesquire's Fall/Winter 2015 collection with the Series 3 exhibition in Singapore.

Shades of nature

By Kerry-Ann Augustin - Wednesday, 11 November 2015.

Sunglasses designer Suki Sukma works her passion around Mother Nature, writes Kerry-Ann Augustin

Poplook Feminine Flair

By Syida Lizta Amirul Ihsan - Wednesday, 11 November 2015.

Embellishment and feminine looks make up the Poplook Premium for FV, the anticipated collaboration which will be launched tomorrow, writes Syida Lizta Amirul Ihsan

Caitlyn Jenner, Reese Witherspoon honoured at Glamour Awards

Tuesday, 10 November 2015.

NEW YORK: Caitlyn Jenner, undoubtedly one of the most talked-about women in the world, is being honoured as one of Glamour magazine’s Women of the Year on Monday in a glittery ceremony along with fellow honorees like actress Reese Witherspoon, dancer Misty Copeland and designer Victoria Beckham.

Over the moon

By Nadia Badarudin - Wednesday, 4 November 2015.

At a luxury watch exhibition in Hong Kong, high-end timepieces tap into women’s emotions, writes Nadia Badarudin

Bring on the glitter

By Aznim Ruhana Md Yusup - Wednesday, 4 November 2015.

For all of its haute couture eminence over the last seven decades, Balmain has never been as ingrained in the public consciousness as now.

The Korean connection

By Meera Murugesan - Wednesday, 28 October 2015.

To capture beauty, one must be surrounded by beauty. It’s a wonderful philosophy and one that has worked very well for Korean skincare and cosmetics giant Amorepacific.

Balmain x H&M presents accessible glamour

By Aznim Ruhana Md Yusup - Thursday, 22 October 2015.

The much-anticipated Balmain x H&M collection was unveiled to the press ahead of its worldwide release early next month, presenting a glamourous compromise of French designer style and high street practicalities.

No limit, no fear

By Aznim Ruhana Md Yusup - Wednesday, 21 October 2015.

The latest in mass-manufactured denim taps into our active lifestyle and eco-concerns, writes Aznim Ruhana Md Yusup

Fashion Week opens in Sao Paulo

Monday, 19 October 2015.

SAO PAULO: Sao Paulo kicked off the 40th edition of its Fashion Week Sunday featuring the winter 2016 collection of Brazilian designer Alexandre Herchcovitch.

Armani issues ‘legs are back’ decree

Friday, 25 September 2015.

MILAN: Time to reach for the razor: Giorgio Armani says legs are back.