Odd Mom Out Takes on Ivanka-Esque Faux Feminism

With Carrie Bradshaw and Hannah Horvath in retirement, Jill Weber of Bravo’s Odd Mom Out has ascended to her rightful place as the pre-eminent New York social diarist on television. The brainchild of creator, writer, and executive producer…

Birthday Girl Katrina Kaif’s first big Filmfare interview

(Photo:formal dresses au) "I’m madly in love with the idea of being in love" ‘No questions on Salman, please’ I’m expecting mandatory warning as Katrina Kaif slides into the settee opposite me. I wait. “What, no warning?” I ask in surprise…

Retail Details

(Photo:bridesmaid dresses australia) Ten years ago, Lori Coulter launched her eponymous St. Louis-based swimwear collection with a grand announcement of a partnership with Macy’s. The major department store deal was a surprise coup for a f…

Pull off the no mascara trend

(Photo:queenieau.com) It may be one of the go-to beauty products on the market but let's face it, mascara can be more trouble than it's worth sometimes. When it flakes, cakes your lashes together and is impossible to remove you may find yo…

The handloom queen

(Photo:www.queenieau.com) When Rajini Yarlagadda thought of turning her hobby into a business, little did she know that it was her first step into the world of entrepreneurship. The 52-year-old homemaker became an entrepreneur with ethnic …

HER FASHION TIPS TO BE WELL EQUIPPED ON THE MOUNTAIN

See the diaporamaVous have planned to take a few days of vacation in the mountain ? Marieluvpink you book his good plans to be the best equipped on the snow-covered slopes. You’re heading to the mountain for fun on the slopes or for relaxi…

How one LDS entrepreneur went

(Photo:sydney formal dress shops) In the heart of Manhattan on the 15th floor of Parsons School of Design, Whitney Cheney gazed out the window at a giant gold hand perched atop a wax museum. The perfectly manicured fingernails and lined kn…

AfDB focuses on fashion industry in Africa

Recently, at the Small Business Indaba in Gauteng, South Africa, the AfDB main objective of the Small Business Indaba was to provide small, medium and micro- enterprises (SMMEs) with the tools and network to grow their manufacturing operat…

Fresh Young ARA Designer on Top Form

He may still be studying, but third year Ara Institute of Canterbury fashion student William Roper has already worked with top New Zealand designers, and it shows. His striking black and white collection, titled My Hearts Are Beating Fast …

Wearable farmyard materials on point again

Perhaps the last place that you’d expect to find fashion students congregating is on a farm. But this year, fashion design students at Don College in Devonport chose to test the limits of their creativity, participating in Agfest’s Ag Artw…

Swiss luxury group Richemont

Swiss luxury group Richemont has sold Shanghai Tang, the Chinese fashion brand, to an Italian businessman. The owner of jewellers Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels and Piaget said it had sold the fashion group, founded by Hong Kong businessman D…

CULTURAL APPROPRIATION: THE FESTIVAL LOOK?

Music festivals are famous for their fashion, and have in a sense become the Met Gala of concert style, a place to stake out trendsetting outfits sported by “It Girls”—famous or not so famous—and reiterate them in our own, slightly more co…

Sara Donaldson on turning inspiration into an occupation

(Photo:formal dresses online) When it comes to fashion, Sara Donaldson likes to keep things simple. It is this minimalist aesthetic that propelled the Australian entrepreneur to prominence in 2008 with her style blog, Harper and Harley. Wi…

What is a humanist wedding

(Photo:www.queenieau.com) The true intimacy of a wedding shines through with a humanist ceremony, as there is no set script and it is up to the couple to decide what form their nuptials take. You do not have to be a humanist to have a huma…

Miami Fashion Week’s Rising Star

After a recent jaunt down to Miami Fashion Week this month, we discovered Peruvian designer Yirko Sivirich, who debuted a strong showing of menswear and womenswear for Resort. Sivirich, who founded his company in his native Peru, has been …

Prabal Gurung taunted for plus-size range

Diversity is the buzzword in the fashion industry at the moment, with labels dipping their toes into collections that challenge notions of age, gender and size but Prabal Gurung has dived right in with mixed results. A favourite of former …

Beauty Talk

beauty Honey Waqar, a Lahore-based designer, is known for her formal and bridal wear - laced with intricate embroideries and rich embellishments. Since its inception, the design philosophy of Honey Waqar delves into the craftsmanship of tr…

Communicating hope

(Photo:year 10 formal dresses) Born in Claverty Cottage, Portland, Dyce told All Woman that she became acquainted with Jamaica at the age of 21 after her birth mother made contact with her. It was then that she learnt of the fateful transa…

LFW Winter Festive 2017 ramp to feature four new models

(Photo:formal dresses) The Lakmé Fashion Week (LFW) Winter/Festive 2017 will give wings to four new talents who are ready to take their first step as models on the platform. LFW organisers held the model hunt in partnership with TRESemmé f…

How Bollywood is dressing for weddings in-between seasons

While Mumbai’s monsoon grows stronger by the day, Bengaluru is all chilly winds and Delhi’s afternoons are blazing at best. With the whole country tentatively switching from one climate to another, now’s the most confusing time for a baraa…

How to refuse a family heirloom for your wedding

(Photo:bridesmaid dresses) Q: Your mom’s wedding dress. A ring that belonged to your partner’s grandma. They’re beautiful but not your style. How do you politely decline family heirlooms for your wedding? You want to consider your family’s…

Fashion Forward

(Photo:formal dresses adelaide) Halima Ousseïni is just 16 years old. The world should be hers. Yet, living in the village of Tanout, Niger, where climate change impacts, political instability, gender inequality and poverty are commonplace…

Banstead fashion student Tara O’Donovan’s 1970s

(Photo:celebrity dresses) A Banstead fashion student has said she is in shock after her design for retro lingerie was picked for an exclusive catwalk show. Tara O’Donovan will have her work showcased at an event to celebrate the 70th anniv…

The Innovative Cruelty-Free Materials That Will Replace Leather

(Photo:bridesmaid dresses online) “Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable, we must alter it every six months”, said Oscar Wilde. And change has become synonymous with the fashion industry: nowhere do things change as swiftly as they …

Kauai Fashion Weekend ends on high note

(Photo:bridesmaid dresses online) Jeanne Russell was more than thrilled Saturday night during the 5th annual Kauai Fashion Weekend red carpet signature event at the Kauai Marriott Resort and Beach Club. “She bought an Ahmadcourture!” gushe…

A stylish uprising

(Photo:school formal dresses) If one traces the life and journey of khadi — the crown jewel of Indian traditional fabrics — the one sentiment it triumphantly conjures up for every Indian is that of freedom. Political freedom then and freed…

Fashion designer shifts into gear for car-themed runway

(Photo:formal dresses online) What could clothing and cars possibly have in common? Just ask fashion designer Kari Bare who will return to her Southwest Virginia home to showcase her antique automobile-inspired apparel in the sixth annual …

Weddings of Downton Abbey

Love is in the air as PBS gathers a bridal bouquet of the greatest weddings from six seasons of “Downton Abbey.” The romantic relationships at Downton riveted viewers as they followed the twists and turns of some of the most beloved — and …

Girls State columnist notes fashion trends

Hundreds of girls started packing for ALA South Dakota Girls State a few weeks ago, and others started the day before arriving. One thing they may all have in common is the thought, ‘What clothes should I bring/wear?’ This question may hav…

York fashion students join with North Yorkshire Moors Railway

(Photo:queenieau.com) FASHION students are designing clothes inspired by the swinging sixties for a festival being staged by the North Yorkshire Moors Railway. The heritage railway works with a variety of educational organisations and when…

How African Textiles Have Influenced The Fashion Industry

The way one dresses can express their heritage, culture, style and so much more. African-print textiles, which were actually inspired by batik or wax-resist cloth from Indonesia, have been used to dress the people of Central and West Afric…

High on fashion

(Photo:formal dresses) Want something to pair up with beach wear, shorts and jeans or just wear it as a one piece. Now-a-days, there is only one thing that comes to our mind and also it is the one that is trending in online portals, brand …

Spring into warm-weather fashion

(Photo:www.queenieau.com) Outside the fanciest affairs and the largest cities, runway fashion, á la the New York and Paris fashion weeks, doesn’t really work in the Golden Isles. The islands have always had a fashion sense that’s more Palm…

Local labels showcase their menswear in Sydney, Florence

Fair to say Australia hasn’t made a huge splash with its men’s wear before now, but perhaps that’s all about to change. At last week’s Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia there was a handful of men’s wear designers in the mix, an improvem…

Winter is all about making the most of the cosy factor

(Photo:queenieau.com) I'm sitting in a deep armchair with the fire roaring, my dogs are tucked up beside me in a woolly beanbag and it's gloomy outside. Winter has started and I couldn't be happier. Don't get me wrong, I love a good sunny …

Sofía Sanchez de Betak’s New Book Shows

Sofía Sanchez de Betak—“Chufy” to those who know her best—is a multihyphenate art-director-fashion-consultant-designer who is known for both her taste in style and in travel. Having grown up in Argentina, Chufy divided her time between the…

Arab Fashion kicks off today in style

(Photo:beautiful formal dresses) The fourth edition of Arab Fashion Week will start today at the Meydan Hotel and Grandstand with the participation from leading designers across the world. Taking part in this regional fashion week are Marc…

Gala Fashion Evening 2017

At the event Aarong showcased the very best in design from their latest grand addition 'Her Story' to the up-to-the-minute chic 'Taaga' wear. This show was one of its kind in Bangladesh, introducing only the very best in designs. Each piec…

A night of fashion brilliance

(Photo:queenieau.com) Aarong, the country's prime fashion brand held a Fashion Gala Evening at Radisson Blu Dhaka on May 13, proving again why it is the pioneer in the field of fashion and styling. With a restricted, invite- only schedulin…

African fashion brings colour and culture to Sheffield Moor Market

(Photo:QueenieAu) Tanzania-born Nengarivo opened her stall, called MHACAGI, at the market two years ago. She said: “I have been in the UK for 10 years, I came to study. I considered going back, but my son – Nathaniel Kalombo, now aged eigh…

Hundreds of Guests Attend the Annual Otis College

(Photo:formal dresses online) A fashionable collection of 800 people crowded into a large ballroom at the Beverly Hilton for the annual Otis Scholarship Benefit and Fashion Show, which raises money for students and highlights the fashion c…

Fashion show embodies diversity

On May 5, the fashion department at American River College presented its diverse Annual Fashion Show, “Fluent” where a diverse body of fashion students created varying and unique garments that represent their style and backgrounds. The des…

What's the hottest summer fashion

(Photo:formal dresses australia) Summer--it’s all about fashionable apparels. Get ready to wear the hottest trends and flaunt your bold shoulders and sexy abs. If you have missed them last year, take your own crazy twist this season. From …

Anthea in Graduate Fashion Show

(Photo:cheap formal dresses) The event, will take place at St Anne’s Cathedral on Friday May 19, and will showcase some of the most creative and innovative flair of the University’s fashion and textile design students. Anthea said: “Ulster…

When a woman crops her hair, it can send a powerful message

Shaved heads are having a moment. Cara Delevingne’s silver scalp was the talk of the Met Ball last week, following Kristen Stewart sporting a bleached buzzcut in March for a new film role. In the fashion world, Adwoa Aboah and her grade-on…

Student designers, models step up to the runway

(Photo:bridesmaid dresses) Taylor McGee’s fingers have been bleeding a lot in the past few days. She’s been hand-embroidering five of her 11 original fashion pieces. The third-year psychology student joined the Fashion and Student Trends c…

Put people over profit to stop fashion slavery, says campaigner

The struggle against modern-day slavery in the fashion industry is being hampered by public relations spin and companies that still put profit, not people, at the heart of their business models, said a leading ethical fashion campaigner. B…

Transparent threads: so much more than sweaty knees

The current trend for clear plastic as a material for clothes, shoes and accessories is an odd one, for sure. It’s not ‘aesthetic’ in a traditional or expected sense, but it is subversive, interesting and even witty – bags are supposed to …

Famous fashion designers showcase designs at fundraiser in Rochester

(Photo:formal dresses australia) Grace Centers of Hope presents the 19th Annual “Women Helping Women” Luncheon and Fashion Show from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, May 6 at the Royal Park Hotel, 600 E. University Dr., Rochester. The event wi…

Pierced and proud

(Photo:QueenieAu) Whether you choose the subtlety of small nose-hugging palakkas and mukuthis, the bold statement of a nathni, or the rebellion of a septum, nose rings are the accessory of the moment. Jewellery powerhouse Bunty Bajaj of Kr…