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Haute-couture, designer, fashion icon, Karl Lagerfeld, 85

Haute-couture designer and fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld dies at 85

02 February, 2019 8:52 pm 8:52 pm

PARIS (Reuters) – German haute-couture designer Karl Lagerfeld, artistic director at Chanel and an icon of the fashion industry with his extravagant outfits and striking catwalks, has died aged 85. Instantly recognisable in his dark suits, pony-tailed white hair and sunglasses, Lagerfeld was best known for his association with Chanel but delivered collections for LVMH’s … Read More

London kicks off menswear fashion week

01 January, 2019 11:05 am 11:05 am

LONDON (Reuters) – From tailored suits to stylish leisure wear, designers unveil their latest creations for male wardrobes this weekend at London Fashion Week Men’s, kicking off three days of runway shows and presentations. While a smaller event than its womenswear counterpart, the bi-annual men’s fashion week attracts its share of fashionistas to the British … Read More

In Paris, historic ties and designer takes on basketball

08 August, 2018 9:35 am 9:35 am

PARIS (Reuters) – France may have won the World Cup and be a football-obsessed nation, but it’s the US game of basketball that has some surprisingly old roots and expanding niches in Paris. The world’s oldest still-in-use basketball court is tucked away on a quiet street in the heart of the city’s 9th arrondissement, not … Read More