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French Lacroix fashion house is put in administration - 06/03/2009

PARIS - French fashion house Christian Lacroix was placed under administration on Tuesday after filing for bankruptcy protection last week because of the global financial crisis, the company's lawyer...

Blonde therapy lifts spirits in crisis-hit Latvia - 05/31/2009

RIGA - Several hundred blondes marched through the Latvian capital Riga Sunday in a bid to cheer up the crisis-hit Baltic nation, suffering the worst recession in the 27-member EU. Led by an...

Porcupine, python strut catwalk for Russian zoo - 05/25/2009

SAINT PETERSBURG - Leggy models shared the catwalk with a porcupine, a python and a yak on Sunday at a fashion show to raise public awareness of animal welfare and Saint Petersburg's zoo. About a...

Tunisian designer unveils world's longest trousers - 05/24/2009

TUNIS - Tunisian fashion designer Larbi Boukamha beamed with pride Saturday as he sent out his latest creation -- the world's longest pair of trousers -- at a football stadium near Tunis. At 50...

Bob Dylan's teen poem to go on auction - 05/20/2009

NEW YORK - A poem Bob Dylan wrote when he was a teenager about a dead dog is to go on the auction block next month. The handwritten poem called "Little Buddy" is the earliest by the singing legend...

Plasticine 'paradise' stars at low-key Chelsea Flower Show - 05/19/2009

LONDON- A garden fashioned entirely from plasticine was the novel star attraction as the Chelsea Flower Show, Britain's annual display of gardening excellence, opened to a selected few visitors...

Lack of blacks on Brazil's catwalks prompts protest - 05/13/2009

SAO PAULO - Brazil's top catwalk shows to be held next month could be disrupted by a rogue fashion event featuring only black models unless a perceived racial bias towards whites is overturned, a...

British model-author Jordan, Australian star Andre to split - 05/12/2009

LONDON - British glamour model and best-selling author Jordan and her Australian pop star husband Peter Andre are to separate after four years of marriage, their management company said Monday....

Iowa town claims to be future birthplace of Captain Kirk - 05/04/2009

RIVERSIDE, Hieu Pham - Family ties run deep in small town America, and no more than in Riverside, Iowa, where residents each year toast its most beloved -- and fictional son -- Captain James T....

Beyonce skives off Vienna art museum tour - 05/02/2009

VIENNA- US pop star Beyonce has angered a high-brow art museum in Vienna by sending a look-a-like to her own special personal tour of the museum, while she went shopping, according to newspaper...
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