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    Prada plays with classic clothing cliches to create contemporary looks


    Italian designer Miuccia Prada played with classic elements to conjure up a clash of "extreme conservatism and a dream of freedom" in her spring-summer 2019 womenswear collection showcased on... ...

    Italian designer Miuccia Prada played with classic elements to conjure up a clash of "extreme conservatism and a dream of freedom" in her spring-summer 2019 womenswear collection showcased on...

    Fendi presents belts and pockets for practical women's daily jungle


    Pockets and practical belts were the center piece of Fendi's functional and elegant designs dedicated to women who every day cross metropolitan jungles but want to stay stylish. ...

    Pockets and practical belts were the center piece of Fendi's functional and elegant designs dedicated to women who every day cross metropolitan jungles but want to stay stylish.

    Scaly, scary lodgers: Frenchman shares home with 400 reptiles


    In an unassuming house on France's River Loire, a cobra lives on the coffee table, a 50 kg (110-pound) tortoise roams the garden and a two-meter (seven-foot) alligator sleeps in the owner's bed while... ...

    In an unassuming house on France's River Loire, a cobra lives on the coffee table, a 50 kg (110-pound) tortoise roams the garden and a two-meter (seven-foot) alligator sleeps in the owner's bed while...

    Bon appetit! French find traces of bugs in their food and drink


    From insect residues in fizzy drinks to beef gelatin in yoghurt, consumer group Foodwatch said it had found undisclosed animal-based ingredients in a dozen food and drink products sold in France. ...

    From insect residues in fizzy drinks to beef gelatin in yoghurt, consumer group Foodwatch said it had found undisclosed animal-based ingredients in a dozen food and drink products sold in France.

    Duchess Meghan joined by her mother for launch of London Grenfell cookbook


    Meghan Markle, Britain's Duchess of Sussex, was joined by her mother and husband Prince Harry on Thursday for the launch of a charity recipe book to help a community cooking project set up in the... ...

    Meghan Markle, Britain's Duchess of Sussex, was joined by her mother and husband Prince Harry on Thursday for the launch of a charity recipe book to help a community cooking project set up in the...

    Shi'ite Muslims mark Ashura amid tight security


    Millions of Shi'ite Muslims performed mourning rituals on Thursday to mark Ashura, the holiest festival in their calendar, amid heightened measures in many places to protect against sectarian attacks. ...

    Millions of Shi'ite Muslims performed mourning rituals on Thursday to mark Ashura, the holiest festival in their calendar, amid heightened measures in many places to protect against sectarian attacks.

    Alberta Ferretti's soft-toned urban explorers open Milan Fashion Week


    The curtain went up on Milan's fashion week on Wednesday with a soft-toned and feminine collection designed by Italy's Alberta Ferretti with urban safari-inspired looks. ...

    The curtain went up on Milan's fashion week on Wednesday with a soft-toned and feminine collection designed by Italy's Alberta Ferretti with urban safari-inspired looks.

    Tired Londoners rent sleep pods for some zzz's


    Exhausted Londoners hoping to take a rest from their busy schedules are being offered an alternative to coffee breaks: a sleep pod where they can grab some shut-eye for £15 ($20) an hour. ...

    Exhausted Londoners hoping to take a rest from their busy schedules are being offered an alternative to coffee breaks: a sleep pod where they can grab some shut-eye for £15 ($20) an hour.

    Yom Kippur, a children's bike festival on Israel's deserted roads


    Yom Kippur, the holiest day in the Jewish calendar, is a time when many non-regular Israeli synagogue-goers take time to pray. It is also an annual opportunity for children to ride their bicycles on... ...

    Yom Kippur, the holiest day in the Jewish calendar, is a time when many non-regular Israeli synagogue-goers take time to pray. It is also an annual opportunity for children to ride their bicycles on...

    Russian hair salon chain cuts all the frills


    A new chain of hair salons in Russia offering haircuts for just $3 by employing no staff except for hairdressers is expanding and thinks it has a winning formula for business abroad. ...

    A new chain of hair salons in Russia offering haircuts for just $3 by employing no staff except for hairdressers is expanding and thinks it has a winning formula for business abroad.

    Los Angeles, city of fashion and glamour, moves to ban fur products


    The city of Los Angeles, a leading center of the world's fashion industry, moved on Tuesday toward becoming the largest U.S. metropolis to outlaw the sale and manufacture of most fur products within... ...

    The city of Los Angeles, a leading center of the world's fashion industry, moved on Tuesday toward becoming the largest U.S. metropolis to outlaw the sale and manufacture of most fur products within...

    Bright and frilly: designers unveil Brexit wardrobe


    If you have been wondering what to wear when Britain leaves the European Union next spring, here are some pointers: Hot pink, skirts slashed at the thigh and plenty of lace and ruffles. ...

    If you have been wondering what to wear when Britain leaves the European Union next spring, here are some pointers: Hot pink, skirts slashed at the thigh and plenty of lace and ruffles.

    Che Guevara poster artist looks back on 50 revolutionary years


    Fifty years after creating the Che Guevara poster that still adorns student bedrooms around the world, Irish artist Jim Fitzpatrick is delighted at its ubiquity, but concerned at its exploitation for... ...

    Fifty years after creating the Che Guevara poster that still adorns student bedrooms around the world, Irish artist Jim Fitzpatrick is delighted at its ubiquity, but concerned at its exploitation for...

    With metal skulls and horns, Turkish artist re-interprets ancient stories


    In a disused hangar in Istanbul, Turkish artist Ahmet Gunestekin uses thousands of metal human skulls and twisting, spiky animal horns to re-tell some ancient myths in a towering, fearsome... ...

    In a disused hangar in Istanbul, Turkish artist Ahmet Gunestekin uses thousands of metal human skulls and twisting, spiky animal horns to re-tell some ancient myths in a towering, fearsome...

    Model with Down's syndrome makes strides worldwide


    Rosanne Stuart recalls attending an annual fashion parade with her daughter, Madeline, in their hometown of Brisbane, Australia, in 2015. In the midst of the high-energy glamour on the runway,... ...

    Rosanne Stuart recalls attending an annual fashion parade with her daughter, Madeline, in their hometown of Brisbane, Australia, in 2015. In the midst of the high-energy glamour on the runway,...

    Sunny yellows shine on gold carpet at TV's Emmy awards


    Hollywood's top TV talent stepped out in bright yellow and sparkling white gowns, jumpsuits and tuxedo jackets that complemented a gold carpet as they arrived for a too-close-to-call Emmys race on... ...

    Hollywood's top TV talent stepped out in bright yellow and sparkling white gowns, jumpsuits and tuxedo jackets that complemented a gold carpet as they arrived for a too-close-to-call Emmys race on...

    Renovated cemetery shows Armenians' history in Cairo


    Renovation work is nearly complete on an Armenian cemetery in Cairo whose graves reflect a 100 years of the community's history in the Egyptian capital. ...

    Renovation work is nearly complete on an Armenian cemetery in Cairo whose graves reflect a 100 years of the community's history in the Egyptian capital.

    Art inspires Roksanda, model diversity at Tai for London fashion


    Flowing lines and vibrant colors dominated the catwalk at the Roksanda fashion show on Monday, with the designer looking to art and architecture as inspiration, while the models' diversity at Steven... ...

    Flowing lines and vibrant colors dominated the catwalk at the Roksanda fashion show on Monday, with the designer looking to art and architecture as inspiration, while the models' diversity at Steven...

    Fashionistas give their take on London Fashion Week


    Fashionistas from around the world have gathered in London for the biannual Fashion Week, where trends are set on the catwalk, celebrities are snapped on the front row and key players mingle at... ...

    Fashionistas from around the world have gathered in London for the biannual Fashion Week, where trends are set on the catwalk, celebrities are snapped on the front row and key players mingle at...

    Model Alexa Chung's brand takes off at London Fashion Week


    British model and television host Alexa Chung used an airport theme for her London Fashion Week debut on Saturday, while Gareth Pugh honored the British capital's creativity and Alice Temperley... ...

    British model and television host Alexa Chung used an airport theme for her London Fashion Week debut on Saturday, while Gareth Pugh honored the British capital's creativity and Alice Temperley...