The Malta Independent 29 March 2017, Wednesday

Fashion

Large coats a mainstay for next winter from Milan

Friday, 22 February 2013, 11:19 Last update: about 4 years ago Malta Independent

Many of the fashions displayed on the Milan runway Thursday had a yesteryear appeal — but with a contemporary edge.   Coats are a mainstay for next winter, many of them oversized with...

Leather corsets, '20s shapes at Bora Aksu's show

Friday, 22 February 2013, 10:38 Last update: about 4 years ago Malta Independent

Severe-looking leather corsets, exaggerated shoulders, shades of muddy greens and gunmetal: Turkish designer Bora Aksu's latest womenswear collection may feature lots of tough design elements, but...

Rihanna brings pop star casual to London catwalk

Thursday, 21 February 2013, 14:29 Last update: about 4 years ago Malta Independent

No one went to Rihanna's Saturday night debut as a fashion designer expecting demure dresses set off with tasteful pearls.   So no one was surprised by the double-volume hip-hop music,...

Gucci woman mixes demure with daring

Thursday, 21 February 2013, 12:14 Last update: about 4 years ago Malta Independent

Milan fashion designers hit a theatrical note in women's winter collections previewed on the opening day of Milan Fashion Week on Wednesday.   Looks incorporated costume touches like...

No longer mere accessory, shoes move center stage

Thursday, 21 February 2013, 12:10 Last update: about 4 years ago Malta Independent

Shoes are having a 21st century moment as they've pushed from mere accessory to the center of the fashion stage.   Sexuality, social status, fashion IQ: The reasons for our shoe...

Issa shows Native American-influenced collection

Wednesday, 20 February 2013, 08:50 Last update: about 4 years ago Malta Independent

Fashion week kicked up a notch Saturday night as Daniella Issa Helayel — best known by her middle name — showed a series of dresses and coats influenced by Native Americans, bringing a...

De la Renta takes bow with models on his arm

Tuesday, 19 February 2013, 09:21 Last update: about 4 years ago Malta Independent

Oscar de la Renta did have company on the runway for his bow: models Karlie Kloss and Magdalena Frackowiak.   He also had famous fashion designers at his New York Fashion Week show on...

Westwood champions Assange on London catwalk

Monday, 18 February 2013, 16:29 Last update: about 3 years ago Malta Independent

Few designers so consistently mix fashion with politics, or manage to secure her fans' adoration with the same looks almost every season. But Vivienne Westwood is not any designer.   The...

Animal prints, flats and a timid cat at Tracy Reese

Friday, 15 February 2013, 15:29 Last update: about 4 years ago Malta Independent

Designer Tracy Reese's fall-winter show had a guest model, of the feline variety. The cat was supposed to be walked on a leash, but was a bit frightened, the designer explained backstage, and had...

Monique Lhuillier is ready for the red carpet

Thursday, 14 February 2013, 15:26 Last update: about 4 years ago Malta Independent

Opulent Art Deco touches and intense tones of malachite green, oxblood red and amethyst were Monique Lhuillier's red carpet calling cards Saturday at New York Fashion Week.   With the...

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