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Kazakhstani designer Kamila Kurbani releases tenge sweatshirts

Kazakhstani designer Kamila Kurbani has released a new collection of sweatshirts with tenge prints.

Kazakhstani designer Kamila Kurbani releases tenge sweatshirts
British singer Robbie Williams. ©Reuters
Singer Robbie Williams launches clothes collection

British star Robbie Williams is to launch a 30-piece clothing collection with retailer Primark.

Singer Robbie Williams launches clothes collection
McCartney, Versace bank on 'fast fashion' in Brazil
McCartney, Versace bank on 'fast fashion' in Brazil

Fashion stars Stella McCartney and Donatella Versace this week will launch collections with two department stores in Brazil.

McCartney, Versace bank on 'fast fashion' in Brazil
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A rediscovered sonata, as Mozart intended

Balazs Mikusi's heart started racing when he realised what the papers he held in his hand were: the famous Mozart sonata scribbled by the composer himself.

A rediscovered sonata, as Mozart intended
Jean Paul Gaultier to wind up ready-to-wear fashion
Jean Paul Gaultier to wind up ready-to-wear fashion

Jean Paul Gaultier is to bow out of ready-to-wear later this month, after nearly 40 years of over-the-top, sometimes provocative collections.

Jean Paul Gaultier to wind up ready-to-wear fashion
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Exclusive collection of masks presented in Astana

An exhibition of the world's only mask collection, the World Exhibition of Masks (WEOM), is taking place at the Schoolchildren's Palace of Astana.

Exclusive collection of masks presented in Astana
Versace struts its stuff as investment looms
Versace struts its stuff as investment looms

Versace showed off a bold collection on Friday with red fur coats, knee-high lace-up boots and military epaulettes as a decision nears for the sale of a minority stake in the family firm.

Versace struts its stuff as investment looms
Schiaparelli makes whimsical couture comeback in Paris
Schiaparelli makes whimsical couture comeback in Paris

Sixty years after Elsa Schiaparelli's last runway show, the house on Monday made a highly-awaited comeback with an elegant collection studded with whimsy, in a nod to the Italian fashion legend.

Schiaparelli makes whimsical couture comeback in Paris
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Aya Bapani presents semitransparent dresses at Kazakhstan Fashion Week

Kazakhstan designer Aya Bapani has presented her new revealing semitransparent dresses with Kazakh national ornaments on the second day of the Kazakhstan Fashion Week.

Aya Bapani presents semitransparent dresses at Kazakhstan Fashion Week
At the Smithsonian's American Art Museum in Washington. ©REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
Smithsonian adds Irving Penn images to collection

The Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington said Friday it's ramping up its photography collection with the acquisition of 100 images from the late Irving Penn.

Smithsonian adds Irving Penn images to collection
Kazakhstan designer demonstrates collection at Tbilisi Fashion Week
Kazakhstan designer demonstrates collection at Tbilisi Fashion Week

Ainur Turisbek said that her collection was more then clothes, but a concept that reflects her philosophy and world-view.

Kazakhstan designer demonstrates collection at Tbilisi Fashion Week
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Franz Liszt letters to go under hammer in Geneva

A collection of 14 letters written by 19th-century Hungarian composer Franz Liszt go under the hammer in Switzerland next week, shedding light on his ties with his musical peers and his ire at cultural ignorance.

Franz Liszt letters to go under hammer in Geneva
World record price for rare Australian 'Holey Dollar'
World record price for rare Australian 'Holey Dollar'

A private collector has paid a world record Aus$495,000 (US$508,000) for one of Australia's first coins, known as the "Holey Dollar".

World record price for rare Australian 'Holey Dollar'
Fashion faves win new customers with second lines
Fashion faves win new customers with second lines

New York fashion world darlings Zac Posen and Marchesa are the latest designers to launch secondary "contemporary" collections, giving customers a bit of glamour at more affordable prices.

Fashion faves win new customers with second lines
Nazi air raid bunker hosts new Berlin art show
Nazi air raid bunker hosts new Berlin art show

Art patrons Christian and Karen Boros have thrown open the doors this week to their own personal World War II air raid bunker in Berlin, showing off gems from their 700-work collection.

Nazi air raid bunker hosts new Berlin art show
 Fashion grads from Asia have their New York moment
Fashion grads from Asia have their New York moment

There's nothing glamorous about ironing your own collection before a show at New York fashion week, but if that's what it takes for Jie Jessie Liu to break into the business, she'll do it.

Fashion grads from Asia have their New York moment
People-smugglers 'using' Australian navy
People-smugglers 'using' Australian navy

People-smugglers have begun using the Australian navy as a collection service with asylum-seeker boats issuing distress calls even when they are not in trouble.

People-smugglers 'using' Australian navy
A painting of Mahatma Gandhi as part of Independence Day celebrations. ©REUTERS/Babu Babu
India buys Gandhi archive to halt auction

The Indian government has stepped in to buy a collection of thousands of letters, papers and photos relating to Indian independence icon Mahatma Gandhi ahead of its planned auction in London.

India buys Gandhi archive to halt auction
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PHOTO: Petropavlovsk pensioner collected a quantity of rare coins

Pensioner Vladimir Baranov, a Petropavlovsk citizen, has collected a quantity of rare coins.

PHOTO: Petropavlovsk pensioner collected a quantity of rare coins
Aygul Kassymova's 2012 spring-summer collection in 2011 KFW. ©Vladimir Dmitriyev
Designer Aygul Kassymova was inspired by upward trend

Kazakhstan designer Aygul Kassymova will show her new collection based on the idea of going up in Kazakhstan Fashion Week.

Designer Aygul Kassymova was inspired by upward trend