|Friday, February 24, 2017

Lifestyle News

Israeli models hit the catwalk for Modest Fashion Day

JERUSALEM, Feb 24: Forgoing the provocative and risque, a group of designers in Jerusalem on Thursday held Israel’s first major fashion show for Orthodox Jewish women, whose tradition requires they dress in conservative outfits. Hundreds of Orthodox women and fashionistas were in the audience for “Modest Fashion Day” as Israeli models hit the catwalk wearing long sleeves and dresses ...Full Article

Comics and music shows in Saudi Arabia draw rebuke from clerics

RIYADH, Feb 24: A comic show and a recent pop concert have drawn rebuke from powerful religious figures and social media users in Saudi Arabia this week, highlighting the ...Full Article

Moschino shows anything can be worn, as long as there is attitude

MILAN, Feb 24: “Couture is an attitude, not a price point”, read the plain white t-shirt over sturdy leather biker trousers worn by Moschino’s designer Jeremy Scott at the ...Full Article

Old loves highlight Japan and Vietnam’s new bonds

HANOI, Feb 24: “This is my husband,” said 94-year-old Nguyen Thi Xuan, holding up a pillow wrapped in a Vietnamese flag, with a Japanese army shirt pushed inside. She ...Full Article

Egyptian craftsman turns Cairo’s junk into funky furniture

CAIRO, Feb 23: In the heart of Cairo, a city all too familiar with environmental problems, Ibrahim Abougendy is doing his bit by converting discarded junk into innovative modern ...Full Article

Gucci’s magic garden kick off Milan Fashion week

MILAN, Feb 23: The curtain went up on Milan’s fashion week on Wednesday with Gucci’s enchanted garden inspired looks and Fay’s 1990s rock chick styles paraded for the womenswear ...Full Article

French artist to live enclosed in block of stone for a week

PARIS, Feb 23: French artist Abraham Poincheval embarked on a new feat on Wednesday by enclosing himself inside a block of stone for a week, adding to the two ...Full Article

Bao Bao the panda departs to new home in China from National Zoo

REUTERS, Feb 22: Bao Bao, the 3-year-old giant panda who rose to fame while growing up on live video at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo in Washington, left for her ...Full Article

Americans eating out less as menu prices climb: Reuters/Ipsos poll

LOS ANGELES, Feb 22: A third of U.S. adults are eating out less frequently than three months ago, mostly because of cost, according to a new Reuters/Ipsos survey that illustrates ...Full Article

Burberry turns to artist Henry Moore for latest London Fashion Week show

LONDON, Feb 21: British artist Henry Moore provided the inspiration for luxury label Burberry’s latest collection at London Fashion Week on Monday, with models strutting amid his sculptures in ...Full Article
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