Reuters : lifestyle
Stars flaunt Gaultier creations for designer’s ’funeral’ finale in Paris  09h54 23 janvier
Jean Paul Gaultier bade farewell to the catwalk on Wednesday in typically riotous style, as models performed jigs at his show, an actress sauntered down the runway smoking a cigarette and singer Boy...
Armani pairs stern tailoring with vibrant colors for Paris show  08h58 23 janvier
Italian designer Giorgio Armani kept faith with his signature stern tailoring for the haute couture collection he unveiled on Tuesday in Paris - but he added a dash of color.
Valentino adds subversive twist to classic gowns for Paris show  19h50 22 janvier
Italian fashion label Valentino subverted classic evening wear for its Paris Haute Couture show on Wednesday, displaying traditional gowns with unexpected twists.
Play it again, Barry: Davos ’Piano Man’ gets new gig  18h29 22 janvier
For 25 years he had the ear of world leaders, CEOs and even rock stars at Davos, but the Swiss ski resort’s most-listened to man has moved on.
Duchess Kate embarks on UK tour for childhood survey  16h39 22 janvier
Britain’s duchess Kate, the wife of Prince William, embarked on a short tour of the country to launch a survey on people’s views on bringing up children, as the royals carry on with official duties...
Nigerian artist makes dark skin prosthetics to boost patients’ confidence  18h38 21 janvier
Michael Sunday is delighted, if a little stunned, as he admires his new right hand: a silicone glove-like prosthetic meant to help him return to normal life after he lost three fingers in a car...
Vuitton’s diamond as big as a tennis ball steals the show in Paris  16h31 21 janvier
Louis Vuitton made a splash as it showcased its latest purchase on Tuesday: the world’s second-biggest rough diamond.
China’s ’mermaid descendants’ weave final garments from skin of fish  13h13 21 janvier
You Wenfeng, who belongs to China’s tiny Hezhen ethnic group, is one of the few people in her community who can still make clothing from the skin of fish.
Dior’s Grecian goddesses kick off Paris fashion extravaganza  18h38 20 janvier
Christian Dior took the fashion world back to ancient Greece on Monday with vaporous peplum-style gowns and shimmering golden numbers at its Haute Couture show, part of a twice-yearly showcase of...
Female Icelandic ’Joker’ composer makes film awards history  11h48 20 janvier
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Elegant Kim Jones collection stars on Dior menswear runway  21h37 17 janvier
Sleek double-breasted suits, luxurious patterns and silky fabrics mingled to celebrate tailoring in a timeless menswear collection at the Christian Dior catwalk in Paris on Friday.
Three pre-Columbian sculpted faces returned to Mexico from Germany  15h59 17 janvier
Three centuries-old pre-Columbian sculptures that since the 1970s had been in Germany have been returned to Mexico voluntarily, officials said Thursday, the latest repatriation of cultural...
Young Afghan woman teaches Sufi dance in Kabul for ’inner peace’  14h23 17 janvier
Fahima Mirzaie set up a dance school for women in the Afghan capital last year, hoping to help her students fight depression and find inner peace in a war-torn country where dancing is widely...
It’s a boy Paternity leave looms for Japanese minister Koizumi  12h16 17 janvier
Japanese environment minister Shinjiro Koizumi, who has said he will take paternity leave...
France’s Bocuse restaurant loses third Michelin star after chef’s death  11h53 17 janvier
The flagship restaurant of celebrated French chef Paul Bocuse, who died nearly two years ago, has lost its coveted Michelin three-star rating for the first time in over five decades.