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At 86, legendary personal shopper still has style and customers

The original personal shopper, Betty Halbreich, continues to help customers of all shapes, sizes and bank accounts with their wardrobes. Working at Bergdorf Goodman in New York City since 1976, she i...

Updated : 2014.09.17 20:41

Berlin passion for ’40s fashion untempered by WWII hue

BERLIN (AFP) ― With her blotted red lipstick, perky coiffed curls and fitted 1940s skirt suit, Constanze Pelzer looks like she’s stepped off a World War II film set. From head to toe, the 49-year-...

Updated : 2014.09.17 20:40

Gaultier to wind up ready-to-wear fashion

PARIS (AFP) ― Jean Paul Gaultier, showman of Paris fashion, is to bow out of ready-to-wear later this month after nearly 40 years of over-the-top, sometimes provocative collections. The 62-year-old...

Updated : 2014.09.16 20:36

Style goes digital at London Fashion Week

LONDON (AP) ― What to wear to London Fashion Week? The hottest designer heels, the latest fall jacket ― or perhaps a tech accessory like Google Glass. Hundreds of models, stylists and fashion insi...

Updated : 2014.09.14 20:17

N.Y. Fashion Week blends celebrity, sophistication

NEW YORK (AP) ― New York Fashion Week was equal parts celebrity and sophistication Tuesday, with runway shows that included a collection by red carpet favorite Naeem Khan and a new line by Serena Wi...

Updated : 2014.09.10 20:48

YG Entertainment to sell $60 mln shares to LVMH-sponsored capital

YG Entertainment, South Korea's high-brand entertainment agency who has Psy as its client, said Wednesday it will sell new shares worth 61 billion won ($69.7 million) to the investment fund arm of Fr...

Updated : 2014.08.20 19:59

Listen to what your bag has to say

Bags are more than simple carriers. In an exhibition underway at the Simone Handbag Museum, bags are the source of inspiration for artists, who presented works exploring the meaning of bags in relati...

Updated : 2014.07.30 20:46

Fashion campaign with artistic touch

Luxury fashion houses have recently begun inviting renowned artists to add artistic sophistication to their style. Louis Vuitton launched an advertisement campaign under its new creative director Ni...

Updated : 2014.07.30 20:44

Fashion KODE kicks off Wednesday

Fashion KODE, an annual trade show for Korean fashion designers, kicks off Wednesday at the AT Convention Center in Seoul. It is one of the largest fashion fairs in Korea with more than 400 local and...

Updated : 2014.07.15 20:07

Cork: It’s not just for wine and bulletin boards

NEW YORK (AP) ― Cork. It’s not just for wine stoppers and bulletin boards anymore. Embraced by some progressive furniture makers decades ago and a staple in housewares, cork has found a larger pla...

Updated : 2014.07.10 20:39

For brides, it’s all in the details

This season’s nuptial fashions fall on opposite sides of the aisle: ethereally sweet and rustic chic, or softly structured and urbane. Yet despite the different silhouettes ― Vera Wang boho, for i...

Updated : 2014.07.09 20:31

Mirror, mirror: Style meets activity trackers

The Sensoria sports bra, which has a heart-rate monitor. (MCT) Eight kilometers equals approximately 10,000 steps. How do I know this? Because just as I made it to the 8-kilometer mark on the Kell...

Updated : 2014.06.18 20:56

Modern meets traditional at London menswear shows

A model wears a creation by Margaret Howell as part of a Men’s spring-summer fashion collection 2015, in central London on Monday.(AP-Yonhap) LONDON (AP) ― In the world of women’s fashion, London...

Updated : 2014.06.18 20:56

First lady’s fashion raises question: Who pays?

WASHINGTON (AP) ― Michelle Obama’s fashionable clothing has become something of a given in her five-plus years as first lady. Yet her wardrobe still is the subject of endless public fascination and...

Updated : 2014.06.04 20:29

[Herald Interview] Florist Audrey Oh on haute world of flowers

In her newly minted shop in Seoul’s Cheongdam-dong, florist Audrey Oh starts arranging marigolds, blue delphiniums, shepherd’s purse and stonecrop into a vibrant, spring-appropriate bouquet. The v...

Updated : 2014.05.14 20:30