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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

Concept Korea shows menswear at NYFW

Two Korean fashion designers presented their menswear collection at Pier 59 Studios in New York on Monday, the first day of New York Fashion Week: Men’s. Kang Dong-jun of DBYD and Jang Hyung-chul o...

Updated : 2016.02.02 20:27

'Concept Korea' fashion show held in New York

The "Concept Korea" fashion show, a biannual event organized by South Korea's government to promote Korean culture, was held in New York on Monday, featuring menswear collections by two Korean design...

Updated : 2016.02.02 09:53

Dior creates millionaire skateboarders‘ perfect wardrobe

PARIS (AFP) - When Kris Van Assche was designing the new Dior menswear collection, he had a very specific person in mind, he told AFP Saturday as it debuted on the Paris catwalk. “It‘s a young Par...

Updated : 2016.01.24 11:42