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Dior to open Asia’s biggest flagship store in Seoul

Luxury fashion brand Dior will open its largest Asian flagship store in Seoul next month, with construction nearing completion.The resplendent white architecture is designed by famed French architect Christian de Portzamparc ― known for his modern, luxurious designs ― and interiors are b...

Updated : 2015.05.22 18:01

Ferragamo, Korean artist collaborate on scarves

Italian luxury fashion house Ferragamo collaborated with Korean artist Lee Sea-hyun for its collection of silk, cashmere and wool accessories. Lee is known for the “red landscape” images that depict...

Updated : 2015.05.13 20:23

The evolution of shopping spaces

Park Jae-hun, 25, heads over to a casual menswear shop in Itaewon to buy some short-sleeve shirts for the upcoming summer season. While browsing, he notices a shelf full of bath soaps by the wall and ...

Updated : 2015.04.22 18:41

[Up & Coming] Humility and hard work make for mean designs

Up & Coming is a series of interviews with emerging artists in various fields of arts and entertainment. ― Ed. It would be easy to assume that the creator behind designs that have been called “youth...

Updated : 2015.04.14 19:32

Samcheong-dong, Garosugil emerging as hot spots for beauty shoppers

Seoul’s Samcheong-dong and Garosugil, prized for their eclectic cafes and small fashion boutiques, were relatively unknown to beauty shoppers from overseas. That may soon change. Both are rising as t...

Updated : 2015.04.08 19:37

[Herald Interview] Managing director of COS stresses timeless design, functionality

In the era of fast fashion, the life cycle of clothing is becoming shorter. People consume clothes as if they are disposable goods, driven by the supply of low-cost, trendy clothes offered by fashion ...

Updated : 2015.03.29 18:09

Calligrapher to fashion world’s inviting hand

PARIS (AFP) ― His hand is steady and sure as it delicately traces the contours of the biggest names in the world of style: the celebrities, the magazine editors, the clients. Nicolas Ouchenir is a ca...

Updated : 2015.01.21 21:05

Style (re)solutions: 6 steps to up your fashion, beauty game

Where there’s a resolution, chances are there’s a style solution to help conquer it.Before you let winter doldrums and self-defeat drown your goals for the new year, check out some of these simple b...

Updated : 2015.01.21 21:01

Gucci salutes France in first post-Giannini show

MILAN (AP) ― The fashion curtain call is part of the ritual of the runway show, with each designer’s personality reflected in that final bow.Some, like Miuccia Prada, appear in the doorway for a nan...

Updated : 2015.01.20 20:02

[Weekender] Art and fashion make perfect duo

Riding the popularity of K-pop, the new Korean fashion brand Nonagon has landed in major multi-fashion stores in Asia and the fashion hub of Milan within six months of its launch in September last yea...

Updated : 2015.01.09 20:39

Baby, it’s gold inside

PHILADELPHIA ― Gold has moved beyond deck-the-halls festive into the glitzy realm of must-have fashion.It’s the season for gleaming flecks to sparkle on fluttering eyelids and glisten on mistletoe-r...

Updated : 2014.12.29 20:50

A force to reckon with

Three out of all American luxury handbags that hang on women’s arms today are made by Simone, a Korean company.When Kenny Park started the company in 1987, naming it after a nickname he had given his...

Updated : 2014.12.26 20:32

Taylor Swift stars at Victoria’s Secret show

LONDON (AP) ― Supermodels, million-dollar bras, rhinestones and glitter galore ― it can only be a Victoria’s Secret catwalk show.The U.S. lingerie label brought its annual spectacle to London for the first time on Tuesday, dazzling guests with a high-octane mix of fashion and entertainm...

Updated : 2014.12.03 20:23

[Herald Interview] Designer Ko Tae-yong goes beyond runway

Designer Ko Tae-yong has no doubts that he is one of the hottest and busiest menswear designers in Korea.He recently held his label Beyond Closet’s spring-summer 2015 fashion show at Seoul Fashion We...

Updated : 2014.10.29 20:49

Tassels and textures: 2 style-setters create accessories collection

In the fashion world, creativity and collaboration go together like needle and thread. Ever since legendary couturier Elsa Schiaparelli and pal Salvador Dali won rave reviews for their stiletto hat in...

Updated : 2014.10.29 20:39