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Bangladesh seeks revival of silk industry

Bangladesh’s silk industry is one of the oldest in the world, with farmers in the northwestern border district of Rajshahi producing some of the most sought-after silk yarns. They specialise in high-quality mulberry silk — widely known as Bengal or Rajshahi silk — produced by the larvae of moths fed on fresh mulberry leaves and […]

Fashion star Slimane reveals struggle with tinnitus

by Fiachra GIBBONS Superstar designer Hedi Slimane has revealed how he has been stricken by severe tinnitus as he makes his highly-anticipated return to Paris fashion week Friday at the helm of Celine. The reclusive French creator — one of the most influential of our times who is credited with coming up with the skinny […]

Best Met Gala Looks of All Time

Whether you’re a fashion fan or not, these Met Gala looks around are bound to impress you. They’re bold, beautiful and the celebrities wearing them truly do them justice. Keep reading and find out just what they are.

Diamond-trimmed stilettos go on sale for $17 mn in Dubai

Gold, silk and hundreds of diamonds: a Dubai-based shoemaker has debuted what it says is the world’s most expensive pair of shoes — with a whopping $17 million price tag. At a time when some major fashion houses around the world are struggling to sell their high-end clothes, Jada Dubai, a design house with a […]

The End of Plastic: Eco-fashion becomes catwalk reality

by Olga NEDBAEVA / Fiachra GIBBONS   It may have been a long time coming, but eco-fashion is no longer a hippie pipe dream. Biker jackets made from pineapple leaves and leather tanned with olive extract rather than hugely polluting chemicals are now within reach, experts say. Everyone from young avant garde designers to the […]

Five things to know about Michael Kors

REFILES FIXING GARBLE IN PAR 5 Global fashion giant Michael Kors announced Tuesday that it had agreed to buy Versace, signaling an intention to move deeper into the international big league after snapping up shoemaker Jimmy Choo last year. The company, rooted in iconic American fashion, but headquartered in London, will pay $2.1 billion for […]

Make-up on Men: Fab or Drab?

YouTube has provided an opportunity to many LGBTQ individuals the freedom to express themselves via tutorials, it has opened a gateway for those people as well who love t experiment with colours. This article discusses the recent trend of men in make-up who choose to promote themselves via make-up and skin care routine tutorial videos.

Victoria Beckham debuts at home to celebrate decade in fashion

Untested in the fashion world, Victoria Beckham launched her VB label in 2008 in New York, across the Atlantic from her native Britain. A decade on, she will exhibit at London Fashion Week for the first time on Sunday, in a triumphant homecoming of sorts for a now widely-respected designer and entrepreneur. The ex-Spice Girls […]