Fashion Week struggles to compete with Adele

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Otago fashionistas chose Adele over iD Dunedin Fashion Week this year, with the show’s 18th outing struggle for ticket sales. The Grammy-winning musician played three shows in Auckland on Thursday, Saturday and Sunday nights, and with many Dunedin locals travelling…

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Strong winds postpone Cape Town Fashion Week

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  Cape Town – The Mercedes Benz Cape Town Fashion Week was postponed on Saturday after strong winds disrupted it for a third day. This was after the Cape Town Cycle Tour was cancelled on March 12 due to winds…

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From Homeless Hair Braider To African Fashion Queen

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Mariatu Turay braided hair to survive when she was  homeless and penniless after fleeing war-torn Sierra Leone at the age of 16. Now she is prominent in London’s African community as an entrepreneur with her own fashion boutique and believes…

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Clear knee mum jeans may become fashionable but that doesn’t make it right

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Jeans are usually a fairly predictable wardrobe proposition. You eventually find the shape, label and colour that usually suits you and sure, sometimes we’re overwhelmed with choice … but finally we get there and go home with a pair that…

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Isabella Springmuhl, the first fashion designer with Down syndrome, talks her budding career

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Isabella Springmuhl has faced her share of obstacles, but the 19-year-old has since become the most recognized fashion designer in Guatemala. Despite being unable to finish her fashion course at a local college and the ongoing Down syndrome discrimination she…

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Are Designers Ignoring Melania? Let’s Keep Tabs

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If there’s one tradition that hasn’t been uprooted in this Trump presidency, it’s the one surrounding the First Lady’s wardrobe. Most first ladies have historically laid low when it came to broadcasting strong political views, opting for subtle cues, instead.…

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