The Malta Independent 24 May 2018, Thursday

Fashion

Vatican bling takes centre stage at new Met fashion exhibit

Friday, 11 May 2018, 15:14 Last update: about 15 days ago Associated Press

Tiaras encrusted with thousands of diamonds, emeralds and rubies. Papal cloaks and vestments with golden embroidery so fine they took 16 years to produce. If you're going to wield power, you need...

Inside the Met Gala: Real-life cardinal gets star treatment

Thursday, 10 May 2018, 15:12 Last update: about 13 days ago Associated Press

It was cocktail hour at the Met Gala, the most glittery and exclusive event on the New York social calendar, and celebrity guests were thronging around the imposing Temple of Dendur at the...

Holy haute couture: Divine designs grace carpet at Met Gala

Wednesday, 9 May 2018, 15:10 Last update: about 15 days ago Associated Press

Divine designs floated up the red carpet at Monday's religion-themed Met Gala in shimmering golds, reds and fuchsia, in crowns and in crosses, and even a pair of giant wings. One lesson of the...

Chanel wows celebrities with ship for cruise show in Paris

Tuesday, 8 May 2018, 15:08 Last update: about 15 days ago Associated Press

Kristen Stewart, Ralph Fiennes and Margot Robbie all craned their necks up in awe. A creaking, 330-foot (100-meter) cruise liner — with steaming funnels and gangplanks — was something...

Miss & Mr World Malta

Tuesday, 24 April 2018, 15:15 Last update: about 29 days ago

Twenty-seven female and 20 male contestants will be taking part in this year's contest for iss & Mr World Malta. The lucky winners, together with 160 other contestants from all over the world,...

Voguing revives as Paris minorities strike a political pose

Thursday, 12 April 2018, 11:18 Last update: about 2 months ago Associated Press

In garish makeup and dangerously high heels, a black male dancer's outstretched arms aggressively slice the air in time to the Paris nightclub music until suddenly, he drops "dead" on the...

Lanvin fashion designer Lapidus leaves after only 2 seasons

Wednesday, 11 April 2018, 11:16 Last update: about 2 months ago Associated Press

After just two seasons as creative director of Lanvin, the storied Parisian house has announced the departure of its designer Olivier Lapidus. Lapidus' designs for the brand since his surprise...

Fur is dead: Animal welfare groups cheer San Francisco ban

Tuesday, 10 April 2018, 11:14 Last update: about 2 months ago

San Francisco supervisors voted unanimously to ban the sale of fur, further burnishing the city's animal-loving credentials as it becomes the largest U.S. city to approve the prohibition. Animal...

Fashion show without catwalks promotes modest wear in Dubai

Monday, 9 April 2018, 11:13 Last update: about 2 months ago Associated Press

A weeklong fashion event in Dubai is being held without catwalks, models or skin-baring designs. Instead, around 30 designers of fashionable modest wear— some Muslim and others not—...

Eva Longoria weaves empowerment throughout her clothing line

Friday, 6 April 2018, 10:25 Last update: about 3 months ago Associated Press

Eva Longoria is a master of multitasking. The 43-year-old actress is producing a new pilot, continuing her work with the Time's Up initiative, launching her clothing line on HSN and preparing to...

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