Modest Looks Reign At New York Fashion Week

Whether a designer debuting or a veteran of runway shows, one thing is clear: modest dressing is an important trend during this week’s New York Fashion Week. As we prepare for our Jewish New Year with food, fun and fashion, this year’s loo…

Jeremy Scott marks 20th anniversary at New York Fashion Week

Jeremy Scott’s kitschy, high-entertainment fashion shows always have whimsical themes. This time, at New York Fashion Week, the designer didn’t have to look far for inspiration: his theme was himself. It was the 20th anniversary of Scott’s…

Get Behind Us Campaign Encourages People to Protest Through DIY Fashion

These days, tuning into the news inevitably leads to frustration. From a violent Nazi “Unite The Right” rally in Charlottesville to Trump rescinding DACA, fundamental human rights in the U.S. are constantly under attack by the presidential…

Exploring the 6-yard glory

(Photo:black formal dresses) Leonardo da Vinci said, “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” And for a lot of reasons, designer Anavila Misra, who has been making quite the fashionable waves, befits the quotation. Born to a scientist …

No rules - a fashion season of extremes and contradictions

(Photo:bridesmaid dresses) What has come as a big new insight to me is how the rules of fashion have changed so much. Even as recently as 10 years ago, there were things that were 'in', which then went 'out'. Everyone who followed fashion …

Balancing Health And Beauty

In 2017, the beauty industry is bigger and brighter than ever before. In a world of picture perfect models on Instagram, successful beauty vloggers on YouTube, and nearly countless amounts of images and links to scroll through on Pinterest…

Matiza speaks on House of Hohwa designs

(Photo:bridesmaid dresses) In an interview with NewsDay from his Johannesburg base, Matiza said the need for cultural expression in modern Africa plays an important role in the creation of his garments. “The interest to venture into fashio…

Farming meets high-end fashion at Dowerin Field Days agricultural show

The eco fashion parade featured garments made from recycled wool blankets and coffee bean bags. Five Western Australians were among 14 designers to drape merino wool and recycled materials on local models who graced the runway for the laun…

Saluting fighters on ramp

(Photo:school formal dresses) Early this year, she used fashion for intensifying efforts to make our planet green. This time round for the New York Fashion Week, Premal Badiani, an Indian-American haute couture designer, is extending suppo…

The Solution to Zadie Smith’s 15-Minute Makeup Rule Is This Time-Tested Beauty Look

“Any woman who counts on her face is a fool,” wrote Zadie Smith in her 2005 novel, On Beauty. It’s an idea the British author has revisited multiple times in her work, and one she touched on again over the weekend at the Edinburgh Internat…

Esha Gupta is a true fashion queen; here’s proof

Esha Gupta is someone who has always managed to give us fashion goals and with the release of her next film Baadshaho, co-starring Ajay Devgn and Ileana D’Cruz, it’s only expected of her to put her best foot forward. It’s good to see that …

I have evolved a lot in terms of fashion: Malaika

She is one of the biggest fashionistas in Bollywood but Malaika Arora Khan said things were completely different way back in the early days of her career. The 43–year–old star, who has always impressed critics with her fashion choices, sai…

You know when you’ve been Awok’d: the ultimate seal of approval

(Photo:QueenieAu) I think you’ll find it’s spelled “Ewok”. No, although this is about a fur-draped figure of mystery and ridicule, so good guess. Go on then, what’s an Awok? It stands for “Anna Wintour OK”. That sounds like a weirdly prete…

South African Fashion Runways Should Embody What South Africans Actually Look Like

There is little representation of plus-size fashion models on South Africa's runways currently. That's the view of budding plus-size fashion designer, Daniel Lyonga. He was speaking to HuffPost SA ahead of the Johannesburg leg of Mercedez-…

Kiwi 'extreme' knitters taking on the world

Extreme knitting. It sounds like an oxymoron but it is a hot fashion trend sweeping the world, with Kiwis right at the forefront – giant knitting needles and skeins of oversized wool in hand. Devotees are taking this traditional handcraft …

Networking Fashion event for models

(Photo:www.queenieau.com) The BBMA Open House is a fashion networking event for the fashion & beauty industry including visual arts. The super networking event will be for all Models, Fashion Stylists, Personal Shoppers, Hair Stylists, Pho…

Natural remedies for common skin disorders: the natural way

(Photo:beautiful formal dresses) Skin is one of the important presentable organ of the body. It has a definite role in one’s personality. Hence skin diseases (twacha rogas) affect not only on somatic level, but also on a psychological leve…

Winter, Indian style

The recently held Bangalore Fashion Week, this year, witnessed winter collections with a contemporary twist on ethnic wear. The 17th edition of the four-day event featured celebrity showstoppers including Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Pallavi Shard…

Meet the Danish Design Duo Helping Imprisoned Peruvian Women Find Their Independence

There’s hope inside the women’s prison in Cusco, Peru. Though the inmates (mostly poor and desperate pawns in the widespread drug trade) are more often than not in their teens or early 20s and locked up for 17-plus years, they’ve found sta…

7 steps to weeding your fashion garden

Those minutes standing in front of your closet add up. Studies show women spend 16 minutes each weekday morning and 14 minutes on weekend mornings deciding what to wear, according to The Telegraph. Holidays, vacations and weekend nights ta…

Dressmaker Elevates Beautiful

With a creative eye for traditional textiles and unexpected color-matching choices, Malacia Anderson boldly goes where few designers dare. She skips the trendy nude palettes for bright, colorful fabrics that command attention — and people …

The new face of David Jones

As much as I hated the thought of moving to another country I knew that this was what's best for me and my family's future. This was the first time I was ever forced to see the bigger picture. As much as I don't want to leave behind the li…

It's a cover up

(Photo:queenieau.com) It's the situation every bride-to-be dreads - waking up the day of her wedding, looking in the mirror to be greeted by a giant spot. Regardless of whether you are planning to walk down the aisle or strut to the dance …

Fashion and lifestyle creatives gear up for SYM awards

(Photo:formal dresses online) The magazine is hosting its first ever lifestyle and fashion awards on 2 September where some of Namibia's less celebrated creatives will walk away with awards for outstanding work in their respective sectors.…

Consumers opting for apparel subscription services

(Photo:www.queenieau.com) Apparel consumers are subscribing to a new way of shopping and apparel subscription services like Stitch Fix, Trunk Club and Amazon’s Prime Wardrobe are examples of the new shopping channel in the evolving $217.6 …

Kangana Ranaut’s sari look reminds us of Indira Gandhi

Kangana Ranaut has a long-standing love affair with saris. She is probably the only actress in Bollywood – other than Vidya Balan – to be seen rocking the six-yard wonder on many occasions, whether it’s at a promotional event or simply at …

Here are 5 Things You Should Keep In Mind When Dating A Fashionista

So your girl’s hair is always set, her clothes always look beautiful and trendy and her makeup is on point. Is this how your girl is most of the times? Well by now we are sure you might have realized that you are dating a woman who is an a…

Flights of fabric fancy

(Photo:australian formal dresses) Last week, Ms. Andrada presented a fashion show called Transcendence at the Edsa Shangri-La. While ostensibly a welcome-home show for the London-educated Ms. Andrada, who had just finished presenting at bo…

Rachel Hunter returns to modelling 30 years after she first appeared on the cover of Vogue

THIRTY years after she appeared on the cover of Vogue Australia as a teenager Rachel Hunter has returned as the face of women’s fashion brand Jacqui E. The former supermodel, who shot to fame in the late 80s and 90s and was married to rock…

Juun.J launches Spring 2018 menswear collection

Juun.J recently launched its Spring 2018 menswear collection. The collection has oxfords and pinstriped blousons meant for both men and women. Models were found wrapped, draped, and spun into something that was, sort of surprisingly, quite…