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Armani sees airy spring for Emporio line, Fendi picks earthy tones in Milan

Armani sees airy spring for Emporio line, Fendi picks earthy tones in Milan

MILAN (Reuters) – Italian designer Giorgio Armani chose a light breezy silhouette for his Emporio Armani line at Milan Fashion Week on Thursday, picking soft colours and loose cuts for the brand’s spring line. Armani, a veteran designer affectionately called “King Giorgio” in Italy, called the Spring/Summer 2020 collection “Air” underlining More...

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French auctioneer defies Mexico with sale of pre-Columbian artifacts
By asif On Thursday, September 19th, 2019
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French auctioneer defies Mexico with sale of pre-Columbian artifacts

A stone kneeling figure of Aztec water goddess Chalchiuhtlicue, one of pre-Columbian artefacts, is presented to the press at Drouot auction house in Paris, France, September 18, 2019. REUTERS/Benoit TessierPARIS More...

Style trumps fashion at Prada, Pilotto goes to the beach at Milan shows
By asif On Thursday, September 19th, 2019
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Style trumps fashion at Prada, Pilotto goes to the beach at Milan shows

MILAN (Reuters) – Prada chose personal style over fashion while Peter Pilotto merged the beach with the ballroom at their catwalk shows on Wednesday, kicking off the first day of Milan Fashion Week. Miuccia More...

Style trumps fashion at Prada, Pilotto goes to the beach at Milan shows
By asif On Wednesday, September 18th, 2019
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Style trumps fashion at Prada, Pilotto goes to the beach at Milan shows

MILAN (Reuters) – Prada chose personal style over fashion while Peter Pilotto merged the beach with the ballroom at their catwalk shows on Wednesday, kicking off the first day of Milan Fashion Week. Miuccia More...

Chilean start-up, 'Wheel the World,' broadens horizons for disabled
By asif On Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
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Chilean start-up, ‘Wheel the World,’ broadens horizons for disabled

SANTIAGO (Reuters) – A Chilean start-up has been launched to open up some of the world’s most iconic tourist attractions to disabled visitors. The idea for Wheel the World was borne out of an expedition More...

Facing redundancy in New Zealand? Send in the clowns
By asif On Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
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Facing redundancy in New Zealand? Send in the clowns

SYDNEY (Reuters) – An employee of a New Zealand advertising company hired a professional clown to sit with him as his support person at a redundancy meeting in which he was fired, the Stuff New Zealand reported. More...

Tisci takes Burberry's Victorian past to the future in spring show
By asif On Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
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Tisci takes Burberry’s Victorian past to the future in spring show

LONDON (Reuters) – Italian designer Riccardo Tisci looked to Burberry’s Victorian roots for the luxury British brand’s latest line at London Fashion Week on Monday, mixing delicate lace with edgy street More...

Korean hangover? South Korean pub takes down North Korean trappings after complaints
By asif On Monday, September 16th, 2019
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Korean hangover? South Korean pub takes down North Korean trappings after complaints

SEOUL (Reuters) – The owner of a North Korea-themed pub being renovated in South Korea took down a North Korean flag and portraits of the isolated country’s late leaders on Monday after complaints from More...

With frills and tulle, volume reigns at Molly Goddard fashion show
By asif On Sunday, September 15th, 2019
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With frills and tulle, volume reigns at Molly Goddard fashion show

LONDON (Reuters) – British designer Molly Goddard focused on volume for women’s spring wardrobes at her London Fashion Week show on Saturday, presenting a colorful collection of puffy smock dresses, frilly More...

Fire and thread: Bayeux-inspired 'Game of Thrones' tapestry unveiled in France
By asif On Saturday, September 14th, 2019
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Fire and thread: Bayeux-inspired ‘Game of Thrones’ tapestry unveiled in France

BAYEUX, France (Reuters) – The French town of Bayeux has been home for nearly a millennium to a tapestry depicting a bloody battle for power. Now it has another. An exhibition featuring a tapestry illustrating More...