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Alibaba shares soar after Jack Ma reported on European trip
20 Oct 2021 - Business
Alibaba shares surged more than six percent on Wednesday after billionaire founder Jack Ma was reported to be in Europe, fuelling investor hopes that the worst of China's regulatory crackdown for the internet giant might be over.
Uniqlo operator Fast Retailing posts record net profit
14 Oct 2021 - Business
Tokyo - The operator of Japanese casualwear giant Uniqlo reported a record annual net profit on Thursday and predicted an even better performance this year as
The Egyptian modelling agency 'decolonising beauty standards'
14 Oct 2021 - Fashion
Cairo - Between the frenzied rush of wardrobe changes and photographers readying for shoots, Iman Eldeeb's agency is slowly breaking new ground for Egypt's
Amy Winehouse belongings expected to reach 2 million dollars at auction
12 Oct 2021 - Fashion
New York - Hundreds of items that belonged to late Grammy-winning artist Amy Winehouse, including the dress she wore during her final concert, are going up for
French Vogue marks 100 years but is it still in fashion?
7 Oct 2021 - Culture
Paris - French Vogue has been setting trends for a century, from the post-war 'New Look' of Christian Dior through the sexual liberation of the 1960s to the
The future of fashion: How digital fashion has become a key trend
6 Oct 2021 - Fashion
Digital fashion, This Outfit Does Not Exist
Climate change activists invades Louis Vuitton runway show
6 Oct 2021 - Fashion
Extinction Rebellion climate demonstrators burst onto
Post-lockdown innovation dominates Paris fashion week SS22
5 Oct 2021 - Fashion
Paris Fashion Week wraps up Tuesday after nine days of innovative experiments that showed how the industry is embracing technology and new approaches for a post-pandemic future.
'I've always been a feminist': Jean-Paul Gaultier becomes curator
4 Oct 2021 - Culture
Paris - Having achieved pretty much everything there was to achieve in the fashion world, Jean Paul Gaultier is opening himself up to new horizons since
Canadian court weighing extradition of fashion exec accused of sex crimes in the US
1 Oct 2021 - Business
Fashion executive Peter Nygard, wanted in the United States