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Participants of the Miss 7 Continents-2014. Photo courtesy of the contest organizers.
Kazakhstan's models awarded at Miss 7 Continents-2014

Models from Kazakhstan have won two titles - the First Runner-up Photo Model of the Globe and the Second Runner-up Photo Model of the Globe - at the Miss 7 Continents-2014.

Kazakhstan's models awarded at Miss 7 Continents-2014
Disgraced Galliano reappears at Russian cosmetics chain
Disgraced Galliano reappears at Russian cosmetics chain

Disgraced British fashion designer John Galliano, little-seen since being sacked by Dior in 2011 for making drunken racist tirades, reappeared in Moscow Thursday as creative director of a Russian cosmetics chain.

Disgraced Galliano reappears at Russian cosmetics chain
Nicolas Ghesquiere. Photo courtesy of blogs.smoda.elpais.com
New Louis Vuitton designer is star of Paris fashion

Four months after Paris fashion bid farewell to Marc Jacobs, the man who transformed Louis Vuitton into a global style giant, all eyes will next week be on his successor.

New Louis Vuitton designer is star of Paris fashion
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Hope for recovery as Milan fashion week kicks off

Italy's top luxury brands show off their latest collections at Milan Fashion Week starting on Wednesday with high hopes for a recovery of the sector this year even amid the latest government crisis.

Hope for recovery as Milan fashion week kicks off
Prince William's wife Kate dazzles in queen's diamonds
Prince William's wife Kate dazzles in queen's diamonds

Prince William's wife Catherine dazzled onlookers at a dinner for London's National Portrait Gallery on Tuesday with a diamond necklace borrowed from the queen.

Prince William's wife Kate dazzles in queen's diamonds
Herrera, Hilfiger, Lim steal New York shows
Herrera, Hilfiger, Lim steal New York shows

Carolina Herrera, Tommy Hilfiger and Phillip Lim dominated the catwalk on day five of New York Fashion Week, looking to the future and delving into heritage for inspiration.

Herrera, Hilfiger, Lim steal New York shows
Kazakhstan Olympic uniform among the best, according to Sports.ru
Kazakhstan Olympic uniform among the best, according to Sports.ru

Kazakhstan Olympic team's outfit has entered the list of the best outfits at the Opening Ceremony of the Sochi Winter Olympics 2014.

Kazakhstan Olympic uniform among the best, according to Sports.ru
Beckham family front row for Victoria's New York show
Beckham family front row for Victoria's New York show

David Beckham and his brood turned out in force to support wife Victoria's runway show at New York Fashion Week on Sunday.

Beckham family front row for Victoria's New York show
NY Fashion Week unveils double-layered sexy look
NY Fashion Week unveils double-layered sexy look

Heavy woollen coats unbuttoned to reveal sexy silk and chiffon dresses, New York Fashion Week is indulging women of style with a double-layered look for fall/winter 2014.

NY Fashion Week unveils double-layered sexy look
Hermes designer Nichanian: a woman in a man's world
Hermes designer Nichanian: a woman in a man's world

Frenchwoman Veronique Nichanian, the artistic director for Hermes, stands out in the fashion world as one of the only women to create men's styles.

Hermes designer Nichanian: a woman in a man's world
Burberry says sales sparkle over Christmas
Burberry says sales sparkle over Christmas

Sales of Burberry's luxury handbags and clothing soared over the crucial festive trading period, boosted by impressive growth in Asia, the British fashion group revealed on Wednesday.

Burberry says sales sparkle over Christmas
Lebanese American designer Reem Acra. ©Reuters/Cynthia Karam
New York designer vows to kickstart Mideast fashion

Three decades after escaping Lebanon's civil war to fulfil her dream of making it in New York fashion, Reem Acra's client list reads like a who's who of Hollywood's A-list.

New York designer vows to kickstart Mideast fashion
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Clients take a licking in Malaysia 'cheese' massage: report

Dodgy Malaysian "spas" are dispensing with the massage oil in favour of cream cheese in a kinky new offering in the country's bustling erotic massage industry.

Clients take a licking in Malaysia 'cheese' massage: report
Play it again: Vinyl enjoys renaissance in Britain
Play it again: Vinyl enjoys renaissance in Britain

Vinyl records are back in fashion in Britain where they have recorded their best sales for a decade as devotees and new fans relish what they say is a livelier sound than digital formats.

Play it again: Vinyl enjoys renaissance in Britain
Polina Chepurnova. ©Yaroslav Radlovsky
Best model of Spring-Summer 2014 Kazakhstan Fashion Week selected

29-y.o. Polina Chepurnova of Andres agency has been selected the best model of the Kazakhstan Fashion Week Spring-Summer 2014.

Best model of Spring-Summer 2014 Kazakhstan Fashion Week selected
Opera House at 40 is Australia's top icon
Opera House at 40 is Australia's top icon

Sydney's celebrated Opera House was Thursday declared Australia's best-known icon ahead of its 40th birthday this weekend, in a report that said it was worth Aus$775 million to the economy every year.

Opera House at 40 is Australia's top icon
Iranians mock Israel PM's jeans remark on social media
Iranians mock Israel PM's jeans remark on social media

Iranians hit back at Benjamin Netanyahu's suggestion that they were banned from wearing jeans and listening to Western music.

Iranians mock Israel PM's jeans remark on social media
Japan's luxury fruit masters grow money on trees
Japan's luxury fruit masters grow money on trees

With melons that sell for the price of a new car and grapes that go for more than $100 a pop, Japan is a country where perfectly-formed fruit can fetch a fortune.

Japan's luxury fruit masters grow money on trees
Fantasy gowns and summer raves at London Fashion Week
Fantasy gowns and summer raves at London Fashion Week

There was something for everyone at London Fashion Week, with fantasy gowns from Temperley London, cool elegance from Paul Smith and a vision of long summer days and heady nights from Topshop Unique.

Fantasy gowns and summer raves at London Fashion Week
London Fashion Week kicks off with burst of Turkish colour
London Fashion Week kicks off with burst of Turkish colour

London Fashion Week got off to a colourful start on Friday with a sun-drenched trip to the Aegean Sea courtesy of Turkish designer Bora Aksu, who whisked trend-setters away from Britain's dreary autumn drizzle.

London Fashion Week kicks off with burst of Turkish colour