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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 fo...

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 inside...

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 Wil...

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 French luxury group LVMH, a move seen as paving the way for expanding its fashion business gl...

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 relatio...

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 Nico...

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 place...

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 inst...

Updated : 2014.07.09 20:31

Mirror, mirror: Style meets activity trackers

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 Kelly Drive loop Saturday morning, the teeny LED lights in my red Fitbit ...

Updated : 2014.06.18 20:56

Modern meets traditional at London menswear shows

LONDON (AP) ― In the world of women’s fashion, London often plays second fiddle to other style capitals ― it lacks the allure of Paris’s haute couture or the polish of Milan’s luxury labels. Yet ...

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 vete...

Updated : 2014.05.14 20:30

Brides take bouquet-making into their own hands

MINNEAPOLIS ― When Natasha Cronen got married last September, she knew exactly what her bridal bouquet would look like, down to the petal.That’s because she’d made it herself, two days earlier, alo...

Updated : 2014.05.07 20:08

Some women daring to explore shades of gray

AKRON, Ohio ― It was bound to happen ― you’ve found your first gray hair. It may remind you that the internal clock is ticking. You make a mental note to call the hairdresser for a dye job.Or do yo...

Updated : 2014.05.07 20:08