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Halal makeup: Muslim beauty without the beast

PARIS (AFP) -- A bearded imam may have seemed out of place at last week’s In-Cosmetics expo in Paris, an annual showcase for the world’s leading and personal care products. But Shaikh Ali Achcar’s ...

Updated : 2016.04.19 10:57

Curvy Barbies land in Korea

Barbie doll maker Mattel’s latest attempt at embracing diversity, curvy Barbies, will exclusively go on sale at Toys R Us stores in Korea on Thursday, prior to the line’s official launch in the cou...

Updated : 2016.04.14 15:22

Brazil's midcentury modern furniture gets a new look

Brazil’s modernist architecture may be better known, but the country's distinctive midcentury modern furniture is getting new international attention. Sensuous curves, tropical woods, woven leathe...

Updated : 2016.04.14 14:24

Gucci to unify sexes in one catwalk show

MILAN (AFP) -- Gucci is taking its recent embrace of androgynous looks to its natural conclusion by combining its womenswear and menswear collections into unified catwalk shows from next year. The ...

Updated : 2016.04.07 14:30

Anthony Vaccarello named creative director of Yves Saint Laurent

PARIS (AFP) - Belgian designer Anthony Vaccarello took over Monday as creative director of Yves Saint Laurent, three days after the departure of the hugely influential Hedi Slimane. His appointment...

Updated : 2016.04.05 13:13

Fashion mogul accuses designers of 'enslaving women' with Islamic styles

PARIS (AFP) -- Former fashion mogul Pierre Berge lashed out Wednesday at designers creating Islamic clothing and headscarves, accusing them of taking part in the “enslavement of women.” The French ...

Updated : 2016.03.31 14:01

3 key pieces to make your spring wardrobe sing

Neck scarves Recently spotted: Hedi Slimane started showing scarves on the spring 2015 Saint Laurent runway. Models wore thin scarves tied around their necks in an effortless, rock ‘n’ roll manne...

Updated : 2016.03.31 13:59

Jean Paul Gaultier’s avant-garde fashion at a glance

A touring exhibition dedicated to the creations of veteran French fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier has made the final stop of its five-year world tour in Seoul. The exhibition, which opened Satu...

Updated : 2016.03.28 17:39

A peek into fall fashion

Seoulites struggled to stay comfy in the widely fluctuating temperatures this week, but boxy sweaters, oversized wool coats and chunky winter scarves did not seem at all out of place on the runways o...

Updated : 2016.03.24 15:57

[Herald interview] Luxury shopping evolves in digital era

Businesswomen are usually so strapped for time that it is hard to fit shopping into their busy schedules. Furthermore, visiting several stores to track down the perfect trench coat for spring is ofte...

Updated : 2016.03.24 14:02

Fashion king Armani goes fur free

ROME (AFP) - Say goodbye to Mink coats: Italian fashion king Giorgio Armani said Tuesday he would no longer use any real animal fur in his collections, saying there was no excuse to indulge in such “...

Updated : 2016.03.24 11:47

Time-honored hanbok attire in vogue among young

For many years, "traditional" has been a euphemism for "dull" for young South Koreans. But lately there seems one exception: hanbok, or Korean traditional attire. On Thursday's quaint cobblestones o...

Updated : 2016.03.22 09:37

Victoria Beckham reveals exclusive dresses for Korean customers

Singer-turned-designer Victoria Beckham revealed four dresses for spring and summer exclusively for Korean consumers on mytheresa.com, an online luxury brand shopping website, Monday. “I picked the...

Updated : 2016.03.21 18:35

Fashion KODE to open during Seoul Fashion Week

Fashion KODE, an annual trade show for Korean fashion designers, will run March 23-24, during Seoul Fashion Week. The fifth edition of one of Korea’s largest fashion fairs will take place at J-Gran...

Updated : 2016.03.16 14:44

Polarized luxury jewelry market

Korea’s luxury jewelry market has become polarized in terms of price, while consumers are becoming more adventurous in their purchases when it comes to design. Amid the lull in the global economy,...

Updated : 2016.03.16 14:43