The Malta Independent 25 July 2017, Tuesday


Sporty hijabs help Muslim girls keep up pace in athletics

Sunday, 18 June 2017, 15:43 Last update: about 2 months ago

Muslim student athletes at one U.S. high school no longer have to be slowed down by worries that their headscarves might fall off. Deering High School in Portland, Maine, is providing sport...

Opening Ceremony show features live fight scene, Rza music

Saturday, 17 June 2017, 15:43 Last update: about 2 months ago

A fight broke out at the Opening Ceremony fashion show Friday night, but it was all part of the plan. A model tripped during the runway show and shoved another before an all-out brawl...

New Google project digitizes world’s top fashion archives

Friday, 16 June 2017, 15:41 Last update: about 2 months ago

Anyone who has waited on a long, snaking line to get into a fashion exhibit at a top museum knows just how popular they've become - and more broadly, how fashion is increasingly seen as a form of...

Ivanka Trump's brand distances itself from China shoemaker

Thursday, 15 June 2017, 14:39 Last update: about 2 months ago

Ivanka Trump's fashion brand sought to distance itself from a Chinese manufacturer that has come under scrutiny after activists investigating labor conditions there were detained, saying the...

Raf Simons wins both top fashion honors at CFDA awards

Saturday, 10 June 2017, 16:21 Last update: about 3 months ago

Designer Raf Simons of Calvin Klein scored a rare double win at fashion's glittery awards ceremony on Monday, winning both womenswear and menswear honors at the annual Council...

Move hatmaking into a US factory? Easier said than done

Friday, 9 June 2017, 16:21 Last update: about 3 months ago

If home is where you hang your hat, Kangol is struggling to afford its pricey new U.S. digs. When the famous hat brand worn by celebrities like Samuel L. Jackson, Brad Pitt and Gwen Stefani moved...

Elton John, Kirsten Dunst indulge in Gucci's Renaissance

Thursday, 8 June 2017, 16:20 Last update: about 3 months ago

Alessandro Michele's midseason Cruise 2018 collection was as artistically eccentric as the portraits hanging in the Medici's private Vasari Corridor that guests took to arrive at the exclusive runway...

Don't let swimsuit anxiety suck the fun out of summer

Wednesday, 7 June 2017, 16:19 Last update: about 3 months ago

Farewell spring and hello bathing suit season, for some an anxious time that sucks the fun out of summer. Not everybody frets over their beach bodies, celebrating instead. For others, it's a...

Covered-up chic: Big brands wake up to 'modest fashion'

Tuesday, 6 June 2017, 16:18 Last update: about 3 months ago

When Ruba Zai uploaded her first video online, the Netherlands-based Afghan student just wanted to share with other Muslim girls and women how she styled her headscarf. She had no idea her "hijab...

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