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NY fashion week wraps up with Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein and Marc Jacobs
NY fashion week wraps up with Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein and Marc Jacobs

New York Fashion Week ended Thursday with Ralph Lauren exploring sexy schoolgirl chic, Calvin Klein offering up a study in geometry and Marc Jacobs heading to a gothic beach wasteland.

NY fashion week wraps up with Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein and Marc Jacobs
Herrera hypnotizes as Hilfiger brings the beach to NY
Herrera hypnotizes as Hilfiger brings the beach to NY

Carolina Herrera on Monday unveiled a hypnotizing collection for next spring with multidimensional geometric motifs.

Herrera hypnotizes as Hilfiger brings the beach to NY
Victoria Beckham shows new hip, boyish spring look in NY
Victoria Beckham shows new hip, boyish spring look in NY

Victoria Beckham unveiled a more laid-back look for next spring in New York on Sunday, as Diane von Furstenberg's jungle-inspired collection included a rare appearance from supermodel Naomi Campbell.

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Victoria Beckham shows new hip, boyish spring look in NY
Obama favourite Jason Wu 'loosens up' at NY fashion week
Obama favourite Jason Wu 'loosens up' at NY fashion week

Designer Jason Wu, who shot to stardom after dressing Michelle Obama for two inaugural balls, unveiled a light, fluid spring collection with the occasional sparkle at New York fashion week.

Obama favourite Jason Wu 'loosens up' at NY fashion week
Plus-size women in focus, in NY fashion week first
Plus-size women in focus, in NY fashion week first

Full-figured women had their day on the catwalks of New York on Friday when hometown designer Eden Miller unveiled her plus-size collection -- a fashion week first.

Plus-size women in focus, in NY fashion week first
New York fashion week frenzy kicks off
New York fashion week frenzy kicks off

The fashion world takes over New York from Thursday, as industry heavyweights and several newcomers unveil their lines for next spring, and one designer stages the first show for plus-sized women.

New York fashion week frenzy kicks off
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Kazakhstan's Dos Mukasan songs go 'Harlem Shake' style

Chick Flick band from Kazakhstan released a new music video called Mukasan Shake that is a mix of famous songs of the legendary Kazakh band Dos Mukasan and Harlem Shake.

Kazakhstan's Dos Mukasan songs go 'Harlem Shake' style
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Full beards make style comeback in France

Learned and serious like the ancient Greeks or casual like 1950s "Beats"; the full beard is back in fashion in France to the delight of the nation's barbers.

Full beards make style comeback in France
Naomi Campbell comes undone at Paris fashion week
Naomi Campbell comes undone at Paris fashion week

Naomi Campbell drew cheers on the catwalk at Paris fashion week when the 43-year-old supermodel opened the first haute couture show of the season for Versace.

Naomi Campbell comes undone at Paris fashion week
Facebook adds Twitter-style hashtags for topics
Facebook adds Twitter-style hashtags for topics

Facebook on Wednesday added Twitter-style hashtags to help the more than one billion members of the social network tune into topics of interest at the leading social network.

Facebook adds Twitter-style hashtags for topics
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Kazakhstan girl awarded Miss Glamour at Miss 7 Continents-2013

Astana’s Leila Assanova represented Kazakhstan at the Miss 7 Continents-2013 and won the Miss Glamour title.

Kazakhstan girl awarded Miss Glamour at Miss 7 Continents-2013
Brazilian bikini wows the world with cheekiness
Brazilian bikini wows the world with cheekiness

Much like football, played on beaches with passion and flamboyance, the Brazilian bikini captures the essence of the country, with its colorful designs, cheeky cut and undoubtedly sexy style.

Brazilian bikini wows the world with cheekiness
Paris's landmark Crillon hotel closes for makeover
Paris's landmark Crillon hotel closes for makeover

The Hotel de Crillon in Paris, one of the world's oldest luxury hotels, is closing this weekend for a two-year-long makeover that includes a new spa and sweeping renovations.

Paris's landmark Crillon hotel closes for makeover
Wang goes for 'modern elegance' in Balenciaga debut
Wang goes for 'modern elegance' in Balenciaga debut

New York fashion star Alexander Wang presented his much anticipated first show for Balenciaga with a collection praised as "elegance, modernity, structure".

Wang goes for 'modern elegance' in Balenciaga debut
A history of couture in 100 dresses
A history of couture in 100 dresses

From Worth and Balenciaga to Yves Saint Laurent, Christian Dior and John Galliano, a landmark exhibition due to open in Paris on Saturday traces the history of haute couture through some of the most exquisite dresses ever made.

A history of couture in 100 dresses
Old-school glamour, pale hues on Oscars red carpet
Old-school glamour, pale hues on Oscars red carpet

Tinseltown's A-list stars on Sunday offered up a healthy serving of old-school Hollywood glamour on the Oscars red carpet, with strapless gowns and pale colors most definitely in vogue.

Old-school glamour, pale hues on Oscars red carpet
Versace goes wild with dominatrix punk in Milan
Versace goes wild with dominatrix punk in Milan

Italian fashion icon Donatella Versace brought her own spin to punk on Friday, unveiling a collection dominated by fierce outfits in shiny black, white, or lipstick red vinyls and deadly accessories.

Versace goes wild with dominatrix punk in Milan
New York sniffs hint of Galliano comeback
New York sniffs hint of Galliano comeback

New York Fashion Week on Tuesday revealed its ultra-feminine side for next winter, from Vera Wang's chic floral silk dresses to an Oscar de la Renta show with a distinct John Galliano flair.

New York sniffs hint of Galliano comeback
Marc Jacobs puts color back into NY Fashion Week
Marc Jacobs puts color back into NY Fashion Week

Colors at this New York Fashion Week have often seemed tuned to the stormy weather outside, but Marc Jacobs is among those who've decided to bring sunshine -- even if only onto the catwalk.

Marc Jacobs puts color back into NY Fashion Week
'Gulf princesses' hold key to lingerie firm revival
'Gulf princesses' hold key to lingerie firm revival

Gulf princesses. The key to success holds in two simple words for Maison Lejaby, a historic lingerie maker rescued from collapse 10 months ago, and newly revived as a purveyor of "Made in France" luxury.

'Gulf princesses' hold key to lingerie firm revival