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AP EXPLAINS: Why burkini swimsuits are causing controversy

Tuesday, 30 August 2016, 16:21 Last update: about 6 months ago

France's top court has ruled that banning burkini swimsuits violates people's fundamental rights, setting a legal precedent after a swimsuit crackdown that elicited shock and anger in other countries....

Cannes bans full-body 'burkini' swimsuits from beaches

Saturday, 20 August 2016, 12:43 Last update: about 6 months ago

The French resort of Cannes has banned full-body, head-covering swimsuits from its beaches, citing security reasons - a measure some are decrying as a discriminatory anti-Muslim move that only worsens...

Department stores hope to recapture appeal, be destinations

Friday, 19 August 2016, 12:42 Last update: about 6 months ago

Department stores trying to recapture their appeal to consumers are making plans to provide more experiences like spas and restaurants, and offer exclusive selections to transforms the store into more...

'From trails to cocktails,' active wear hot at outdoor show

Thursday, 18 August 2016, 12:42 Last update: about 6 months ago

Once an afterthought in the historically male-dominated outdoor retail industry, women have become a sought-after force with companies vying to tap into a market that has grown to $4.6 billion in...

Peter Copping to leave Oscar de la Renta, return to Europe

Thursday, 28 July 2016, 14:11 Last update: about 7 months ago

Less than two years after joining Oscar de la Renta and following in the footsteps of its late, legendary founding designer, Peter Copping is leaving his post as creative director to return to...

Style or sexism? Female leaders face focus on appearance

Wednesday, 27 July 2016, 14:10 Last update: about 7 months ago

The new British prime minister likes to wear boldly patterned kitten heels, and the media isfascinated. May's footwear has been analyzed, photographed and satirized. Photojournalists have captured her...

Trump, by Trump: Ivanka Trump's dress in the spotlight

Tuesday, 26 July 2016, 14:09 Last update: about 7 months ago

It was a moment the head of any fashion label hopes for: A presidential candidate's daughter wears the brand's dress as she introduces him to accept the nomination. The speaker was Ivanka...


Saturday, 23 July 2016, 16:15 Last update: about 6 months ago

Varvatos was groovy, as always, but his sexy calm of Provence reimagined for urban romantics was rocked by the real-life news of many dead in Nice after a truck ploughed through crowds of Bastille Day...

NY Fashion Week: ARTISTIX

Friday, 22 July 2016, 16:14 Last update: about 6 months ago

Andy Hilfiger is a star brander, rock dude and the brother of Tommy. Greg Polisseni is a painter, Rochester, New York, dude and doesn't play the guitar. So how'd these two come together...

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