Designer Kate Spade, one of the biggest names in American fashion, was found dead on Tuesday in New York after committing suicide, police said. She was 55.
Celebrity website TMZ said the designer – especially known for her sleek handbags – hanged herself in her Park Avenue apartment.
A police spokeswoman confirmed Spade committed suicide but told AFP the exact circumstances of her death were not yet clear.
Tributes to Spade poured in – from celebrities, the fashion world... Read More
Amid so many touching moments in St George’s Chapel, two simple, whispered words seemed barely to register.
Indeed, when a visibly nervous Prince Harry turned to his father, who had just walked his glamorous bride down the aisle, and said ‘Thanks Pa’, few others would have heard him at all.
Yet when they were repeated just three days later at a Buckingham Palace garden party to mark the Prince of Wales’s forthcoming 70th birthday, the depth of gratitude rang out loud and clear... Read More
Now in its 71st year Cannes Film Festival is one of the most popular events on the social calendar. Each year the world's leading actors, directors and producers (as well as a stream of supermodels) flock to the French Riviera for the most glamorous of the year's silver screen extravaganza.
The Cannes film festival is the glitziest fine-cinema-debuting event of the year. High-dollar deals are made, rosé is guzzled, and any actor looking for press is kicking into high gear. That means... Read More
As leading ladies go, they don’t come more iconic than Isabella Rossellini. ‘Hollywood royalty’ is an overused term – almost as much as the equally misused ‘iconic’ – but Rossellini’s pedigree in both departments is beyond dispute.
The daughter of screen legend Ingrid Bergman and director Roberto Rossellini, hers is a face that has been frozen in time, countless times over the last four decades – the mournful countenance of Dorothy Vallens in Blue Velvet; the wickedly seductive Lisle... Read More
The National -- Supermodel Naomi Campbell said on Sunday that Vogue magazine should launch an African edition to recognise the continent's contribution to a global fashion industry that has been criticised for its lack of diversity.
Campbell, who was visiting Nigeria's commercial capital, Lagos, to appear on the runway at Arise Fashion Week, said there was a need for better representation of the continent.
"There should be a Vogue Africa," she said in an interview. "We just had... Read More
The dearth of water was the tragic topic trending on World Water Day on March 22. But it was also the day when Italian brand Gucci and powerhouse singer Beyoncé joined forces to work to provide clean and safe water to the people of Burundi. The fashion label has pledged US$1 million (Dh3.67 million) to support the building of 80 wells in the landlocked and poverty-stricken African country.
The BeyGood4Burundi initiative is part of Beyoncé’s BeyGood philanthropic arm and will be... Read More
Pomellato celebrated the debut of the 2018 PomellatoForWomen Campaign with a private dinner hosted by Pomellato CEO Sabina Belli and Italian Ambassador Giandomenico Magliano at the Italian Embassy during Paris Haute Couture. Shot by renowned photographer Peter Lindbergh, the new campaign features Chiara Ferragni, the new ambassador of the Maison.
The evening’s noted guests included Chiara Ferragni, Peter Lindbergh, Virginie Ledoyen, Clotilde Courau, Aure Atika, Helen Nonini, Caroline... Read More
Renowned Swiss watchmaker Longines presented the first set of Dubai World Cup Carnival races, featuring a total of seven races, at the Meydan Racecourse on Thursday, 11th of January, 2018. The inaugural event of this year’s racing season was graced by Longines Ambassador of Elegance and illustrious Indian film actress, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan who also paid a visit to the Longines flagship boutique at the Dubai Mall during her stay in the city.
As Official Timekeeper and pillar partner... Read More
For the first time in the history of Dubai, "PaRUS – International Music Fest 2017" gathered on a single stage a record number of stars from Russia and other CIS countries. Denis Maidanov, Vladimir Presnyakov, Nikolai Baskov, Svetlana Loboda, Natasha Koroleva, Zara, Denis Klyaver, Taisiya Povaliy, Maxim, Anna Semenovich and Rodriguez are just a few among many A-class performers who took the stage at the festival.
Russian Media Group organized "PaRUS – International Music Fest 2017"... Read More
Calvin Klein, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of PVH Corp. [NYSE: PVH] and Calvin Klein Fragrances, a division of Coty Inc. [NYSE: COTY], revealed the new worldwide print advertising campaign for ETERNITY Calvin Klein, featuring actor Jake Gyllenhaal.
Conceived creatively in close collaboration with Gyllenhaal and shot by acclaimed photographer Willy Vanderperre, the new ETERNITY Calvin Klein campaign also stars model and advocate Liya Kebede and four-year-old actress Leila.
Mr... Read More