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Designers offer elegance and cool on London catwalks - 02/22/2009

London lived up to its reputation Sunday with a traditionally strong mix of classic tailoring with a twist and funky fashion with established labels and new talent battling for attention on the...

Austerity and irreverance at London Fashion Week - 02/22/2009

LONDON, February 22, 2009 (AFP) - Vivienne Westwood took her inspiration from naughty schoolgirls for her latest collection on Saturday as London Fashion Week swung into action with a mix of...

Iranian drama breaks hearts at Berlin fest - 02/11/2009

BERLIN (AFP) - An Iranian drama about an emigre who returns home looking for love joined the hunt for the Golden Bear for best picture at the 59th Berlin Film Festival Saturday. "About Elly" by...

London terror drama at Berlin festival - 02/10/2009

A drama about two very different parents brought together in grief after the London train bombings of 2005 joined the race for the top prize at the Berlin Film Festival Tuesday at the event's halfway...

Jacko sued by 'Thriller' video director Landis - 02/08/2009

LOS ANGELES (AFP) - Former "King of Pop" Michael Jackson is being sued by the director of his seminal 1983 video "Thriller" over unpaid royalties, US media reported. Several reports said Jackson...

A new ethical wardrobe for recessionary times? - 02/06/2009

PARIS (AFP) - If the trendspotters have it right, recession is helping the fashioning of a new politically-correct wardrobe, a trend labelled "Slow Wear". Much like the Italian-born "Slow Food"...

1980s blast from the past at Gaultier's show - 01/29/2009

PARIS (AFP) - In today's despondent climate, it was a reminder of heady days, when top models were fashion's golden girls. The audience at Jean Paul Gaultier's couture show on Wednesday for next...

Hard times reflected in Paris men's fashion - 01/26/2009

PARIS (AFP) - A chill wind of economic reality blew into the four-day Paris men's fashion shows winding up Sunday as designers went for the wearable to weather recessionary times for Autumn/Winter...

Asterix the Gaul to outlive his creator - 01/09/2009

PARIS (AFP) - Asterix, the pint-sized Gallic warrior and comic-book hero, is to outlive his creator under a deal with the 81-year-old illustrator Albert Uderzo announced by his publisher on Friday....

Karaoke most irritating gadget in Britain: govt survey - 01/09/2009

LONDON (AFP) - Timeless, classic songs wrecked by tuneless, howling drunks: the karaoke machine is the most annoying gadget in Britain, a survey for the government found. A TNS Omnibus poll for...
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