Corporate loans rise slightly in Q1

The Korea Herald > Life&Style > Fashion

Alpaca fiber from Peru destined for luxury stores

PUNO, Peru (AP) -- The 4 million alpacas that graze on the remote slopes of Peru's southeastern Andes wear warm coats of a silky fiber highly sought in the United States, Europe and Asia. Colored i...

Updated : 2016.03.16 10:04

Isaac Mizrahi says new show a survey, not a 'retrospective'

NEW YORK (AP) -- Don’t call the Jewish Museum exhibition on Isaac Mizrahi's work a retrospective. Those, the 54-year-old designer said, are for dead people. This journey through several elegant ro...

Updated : 2016.03.16 09:50

Seoul Fashion Week expands trade show component

Be prepared to see hip and trendy Seoulites flocking to downtown Seoul as Seoul Fashion Week returns with fall-winter 2016 collections from March 21-26. The biggest fashion event of the year will t...

Updated : 2016.03.09 17:34

1980s glam makes a Paris comeback as Chanel stays classy

PARIS (AFP) - It was back to the future on the Paris catwalks Tuesday as Chanel cleverly tweaked its back catalogue only for Saint Laurent to revive a look that some thought best forgotten. In what...

Updated : 2016.03.09 11:28

On the color wheel, Jay Z has an odd bedfellow

NEW YORK (AP) -- Barbie has her own color (pink). So does Tiffany (blue), Gap (also blue), Coach (brown) and even the roly poly Minions (yellow), but rare is the individual who cares deeply enough ab...

Updated : 2016.03.02 14:18

Paris fashion looks to ‘fat ladies’ for inspiration

PARIS (AFP) - Fat ladies tend to be thin on the ground on the Paris catwalk. But rising Dutch designer Liselore Frowijn made her ready-to-wear debut Tuesday with a colourful collection to light up ...

Updated : 2016.03.02 14:13

Oscars fashion: Many of the red-carpet stars went soft

Alicia Vikander set the tone on the Oscars red carpet Sunday as she walked early in a pale yellow custom Louis Vuitton gown, her hair flowing down her back. The Swedish actress has become an "it" gi...

Updated : 2016.02.29 11:14

Seoul's Gangnam supports local enterprises for New York fashion expo

The office of Seoul's Gangnam district said Monday it is supporting local enterprises at an international fashion expo in New York this week. The Gangnam District Office said it is financially suppo...

Updated : 2016.02.22 15:15

UK design star Anderson mines influences to dazzle London

LONDON (AFP) - British design whiz kid Jonathan Anderson led the charge on the second day of London Fashion Week Saturday with a celebration of individualism that fused inspirations including the nat...

Updated : 2016.02.21 14:24

Vera Wang brings Modigliani, Giacometti to N.Y. runway

NEW YORK (AFP) -- Designer to the stars Vera Wang shored up her artistic clout Tuesday by sending models down the New York runway in towering platforms and elongated cuts inspired by Modigliani and G...

Updated : 2016.02.17 17:46

Instant gratification: Fast fashion revolution

NEW YORK (AFP) -- 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...

Updated : 2016.02.17 17:40

Hilfiger makes N.Y. Fashion Week splash with 'It' girl Gigi

Tommy Hilfiger kicked off New York Fashion Week day five by sending model-of-the-moment Gigi Hadid down an ocean-liner themed catwalk. Hilfiger, who has turned affordable but fashionable apparel in...

Updated : 2016.02.16 11:52

Western brands want in on K-beauty action

Diem Xuan Nguyen was instantly hooked on cushion foundations when a Korean friend of her mother gave one to her last year. "I love how light it felt, especially in the summer," said the 27-year-old ...

Updated : 2016.02.16 10:10

Pharrell Williams becomes co-owner of G-Star Raw jeans

NEW YORK (AFP) - Pharrell Williams, the pop culture renaissance man who is a designer, performer and hit songwriter, was named Tuesday as co-owner of jeans brand G-Star Raw. The company, based in A...

Updated : 2016.02.10 13:56

Los Angeles is new icon of menswear cool

NEW YORK (AFP) - Long derided for flashiness or faded grunge, Los Angeles and a new generation of designers are bringing a new brand of chic to American menswear. It's only the second edition of Ne...

Updated : 2016.02.04 14:58