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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

Tonymoly opens shops in Saudi Arabia

South Korean cosmetics maker Tonymoly said Thursday it has opened two shops in Saudi Arabia, tapping into the Middle Eastern market for the first time. In December, Tonymoly opened its first shop in...

Updated : 2016.01.21 11:15

Drew Barrymore‘s sets new sights for beauty brand

NEW YORK (AP) -- Hollywood actress, director and author Drew Barrymore may soon add a new title to her resume: international retailer. Barrymore launched her Flower brand of affordable cosmetics exc...

Updated : 2016.01.20 16:08

Splashes of color at Milan runways

MILAN (AP) -- The worlds of music, fashion and art continued their long collaboration on the menswear runways of Milan Fashion Week on Sunday. Missoni creative director Angela Missoni says collabo...

Updated : 2016.01.18 13:26

Pop culture moments that scream love

NEW YORK (AP) -- Fashion and style have forever been in bed with film, television and music, especially the moments that scream love. We all have our top pop memories of romance, lust, marriage, h...

Updated : 2016.01.14 11:26

Burberry gets close to the audience at London Fashion Week

LONDON (AP) -- The Burberry showcase is the highlight of any London Fashion Week, and with good reason. Guests and journalists alike can always expect an impressive production, a well-chosen live mus...

Updated : 2016.01.12 16:22