Beauty & Fashion

Prince William to wear famous British army redcoat

Robin Millard The Sydney Morning Herald 29.04.2011
Prince William to wear famous British army redcoat

Prince William has made a surprise choice of a military uniform for his wedding on Friday, opting for the world-famous scarlet colours of the British army.

Skin bleaching a growing problem in Jamaica slums

DAVID McFADDEN Yahoo! News 12.04.2011
Skin bleaching a growing problem in Jamaica slums

Mikeisha Simpson covers her body in greasy white cream and bundles up in a track suit to avoid the fierce sun of her native Jamaica, but she's not worried about skin cancer.

In Hong Kong, in Pursuit of the Perfect Dress

CHERYL LU-LIEN TAN The New York Times 02.04.2011
The author is fitted for a cheongsam, the traditional Chinese dress, at Linva Tailors.

CHEONGSAMS have long captivated me. Growing up in Singapore, I remember seeing sepia-toned photographs of elegant women wearing the form-fitting, high-collared traditional Chinese dress, their ears studded with pearls, their hair immaculately coif...

Abercrombie criticized for selling push-up tops to little girls

No stranger to controversy, U.S. retailer Abercrombie & Fitch has come under fire for offering a push-up bikini top to young girls. Its "Ashley" bikini -- described as "padded" and a "push-up" -- was posted on the Abercrombie Kids website earlier ...

Sotheby's Hong Kong Presents It's Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite Spring Sale

Sotheby's Hong Kong presents its Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite Spring Sale 2011. Taking place at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre on Wednesday, 6 April, the sale will highlight an array of fiery red gems led by a rare 27.67-carat Bu...

John Galliano a no-show as Dior presents his final collection

Dior's creative mastermind John Galliano was notably absent at the fashion house's pret-a-porter collection Friday, following his dismissal earlier in the week for alleged anti-semitic remarks.

Record Exhibitor Turnout for Hong Kong Jewellery Show

The HKTDC Hong Kong International Jewellery Show opened today with more than 2,800 exhibitors from 46 countries and regions - a new show record - taking part in the five-day fair, 4-8 March, at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC).

Galliano apologizes after sacking from Dior

JENNY BARCHFIELD Yahoo! News 03.03.2011
Galliano apologizes after sacking from Dior

Provocative designer John Galliano apologized Wednesday for his behavior after fabled fashion house Christian Dior sacked him as creative director over anti-Semitic remarks.

Sotheby's Announces Spring Sale of Important Watches in Hong Kong

Sotheby’s Hong Kong Important Watches Spring Sale 2011 will be held on 7 April at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Highlights include an array of highly coveted complications including Patek Philippe timepieces with unique custom-ma...

Dior Fires John Galliano After Bigotry Complaints

MATTHEW SALTMARSH The New York Times 01.03.2011
Dior Fires John Galliano After Bigotry Complaints

The French fashion house Christian Dior said Tuesday that it would dismiss its chief designer, John Galliano, after the surfacing of a video that showed his anti-Semitic outbursts at a Paris bar.

Pale and drawn: Fashion designer John Galliano, right, doesn't look too well as he arrives with his lawyer, Stephane Zerbib, at a police station in Paris today

British fashion designer John Galliano told two young women he believed to be Jews: ‘Your parents should have been gassed’, and ‘I love Hitler’, according to fresh video evidence of his bar room rant today.

‘John Galliano called me Jewish whore...with ugly eyebrows': Art historian in row with designer tells police he threatened to kill her boyfriend

British fashion designer John Galliano allegedly grabbed a respected art historian’s hair and called her an ‘ugly, disgusting whore’ with a ‘dirty Jew face’ and no dress sense during an unprovoked attack in a Paris cafe.

Hong Kong jewel fair aims to open up China's riches

Modern-day China's seemingly insatiable appetite for luxury goods will be the primary focus on Asia's largest spring jewelry fair, which kicks off next week.

Hong Kong's Strange Beauty Products

carawella StyleBistro 16.02.2011
Hong Kong's Strange Beauty Products

One of the coolest things about traveling far away? New beauty products to discover. I always try to duck into a local pharmacy or beauty specialty store when I travel. My favorites are the pharmacies in Paris. They have so many cool products to d...

Feminine twist on classic menswear at Fashion Week

In every fairytale there's a princess and a hero. Unless she comes to her own rescue. Luxe textures, sheer fabrics and fitted shapes offering feminine twists on traditional men's suiting are all over the runways at New York Fashion Week. It's stre...

Beauty Queen Stripped of Crown for "Eating One Too Many Tacos"

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder -- or in the hands of a Texas pageant judge. 17-year-old Domonique Ramirez is the reigning Miss San Antonio, but not for long. She is actually suing to keep her crown from the pageant board who wants to strip a...

Lady Gaga's Vogue cover debut

Telegraph 10.02.2011
Lady Gaga's Vogue cover debut

The cover of US Vogue is the most coveted prize in fashion. It means that you have the approval of the most powerful figure in the industry: Anna Wintour, the editor-in-chief. This morning, the March issue of the style bible was officially release...

Walmart offers new makeup line for 8-12-year-olds

Walmart is going after the tween (ages 8-12) market (and their parents' wallets) with the new GeoGirl beauty line. That 8-year-olds need lipstick is another debate, but this line will offer colorful cosmetics and "mother approved" makeup products.

Prada's Beijing show awakens the Chinese fashion tiger

MIRRORED catwalk, a front row full of fashion editors and socialites, a bunch of banana prints, quirky "baroque" sunglasses and raffia wedge brogues, 50 pale, self-contained models and a Debussy and Beethoven soundtrack, Jay Jopling sitting in the...

HK presents fall/winter fashion 2011 in spotlight

The Hong Kong Fashion Week for Fall/Winter 2011 and concurrent fair World Boutique, Hong Kong kicked off Monday at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition center, running until January 20.

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