Hair of the dogfighter: Indian pilot’s moustache all the fashion

Hair of the dogfighter: Indian pilot’s moustache all the fashion

Men across India, stirred into patriotic passion by an air force pilot shot down in a dogfight with arch-rival Pakistan, are copying the facial hair of their new hero. Tension between the nuclear-armed neighbours escalated late last month when both countries claimed they downed enemy jets, with Pakistan capturing a pilot, in an ongoing dispute over the Kashmir region. The pilot, Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, crash-landed in Pakistan-controlled territory on Wednesday. After attempting to flee on foot, firing his pistol in the air to deter stone-throwing locals, he became the…

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The 6 Best Men’s Spring Fashion Trends for 2019

The 6 Best Men’s Spring Fashion Trends for 2019

ASSORTED RETAILERS Spring is in the air and this season we are highlighting six trends in menswear to simplify your shopping and dressing dilemmas. Familiarizing yourself with the spring trends now assures that you’ll be a step ahead of the rest—making your wardrobe refresh a total breeze. From city streets, to office hallways, keeping it casual with your daily garb is the new norm. However, there’s an art to casual dressing that will keep you looking sharp, without having to forgo comfort. That’s where these six stellar spring trends come…

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Kim Kardashian’s love-hate relationship with fast fashion, explained

Kim Kardashian’s love-hate relationship with fast fashion, explained

Kim Kardashian has the power to turn just about anything into a trend. Her Instagram posts to her 128 million followers about waist training helped bring back the outdated product. Her makeup routine turned contouring into a lucrative global beauty category. Her role as a Yeezy muse helped make her husband Kanye West’s fashion line as covetable as many legacy brands, and her cachet revived the once-sleepy French fashion house Balmain. She can even drive trends in the gaming world; her video game, Kim Kardashian: Hollywood, debuted in June 2014 and made more than $70 million its first…

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Grammys fashion include sparkles, sequins and statement hats

Grammys fashion include sparkles, sequins and statement hats

Sparkly, studded and strutting in designer looks, the Grammys parade of often out-there fashion kicked off in a downpour Sunday, but that didn’t dampen spirits as the music industry’s best showed off their myriad outfits. Cardi B had a spot of trouble walking in a sculpted look that evoked a pink peeled banana or mermaid in the half shell, depending on your mood. Michelle Obama popped up in a metallic trouser outfit onstage, Jennifer Lopez donned a huge white bejeweled hat and Lady Gaga chose a silver strapless sequin gown with a…

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9 Fashion Trends That Defined The ’60s

9 Fashion Trends That Defined The ’60s

With the influence of British fashion, the rise of daring hemlines and the breakout of Twiggy, there was plenty to be inspired by in the 1960s. The ’60s saw the break from traditional fashion in favour of colourful, fresh trends characterised by the miniskirt, mod dresses and Bohemian-inspired prints. The swinging sixties were a time where traditions were broken, and self-expression was encouraged. The introduction of birth control encouraged women to seek a new kind of freedom, with the youth of the time moving away from the prim and proper ’50s…

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‘They can sell anything’: how the Kardashians changed fashion

‘They can sell anything’: how the Kardashians changed fashion

Keep on keeping up: the reality TV show Keeping Up With the Kardashians, which has run for 15 seasons. Photograph: NBC Universal On 30 September 2018, Kylie Jenner – Kardashian scion, businesswoman and owner of a world-famous pout – uploaded a photo to Instagram. In it, she posed beside a blacked-out Range Rover in a pink Katharine Hamnett jacket, cinched at the waist with a grey Chanel bumbag. Underneath, she wore black cycling shorts, white socks and chunky Joshua Sanders trainers in a silvery metallic finish. More than four million people liked the…

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Vegan Fashion Week Is Coming to L.A.—And It’s About a Lot More Than Eco Leather and Faux Fur

Vegan Fashion Week Is Coming to L.A.—And It’s About a Lot More Than Eco Leather and Faux Fur

Vegan designers like Stella McCartney (whose Fall 2018 show is pictured here) are exploring mushroom leather, cruelty-free silk, and other high-tech vegan fabrications. In the alphabet soup of Fashion Week abbreviations—NYFW, LFW, MFW, PFW, et al. —Emmanuelle Rienda is adding another: VFW. She’s organizing the first-ever Vegan Fashion Week in Los Angeles on February 1, just a few days before the Fall 2019 shows officially kick off in New York. At first blush, a Fashion Week organized around veganism admittedly sounds a little, well . . . intense. Even Rienda concedes that…

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Boohoo boss in line for £50m bonus if share price rises by 180%

Boohoo boss in line for £50m bonus if share price rises by 180%

The new chief executive of Boohoo is in line for a £50m bonus if shares in the online fashion retailer rise by 180% over the next five years. The fast-growing company has poached John Lyttle from Primark, where he was chief operating officer, and said its major shareholders had signed off on the incentive package. But the High Pay Centre, which monitors executive remuneration, said it was hard to justify rewards on such a scale, pointing to similar bonuses that have proved controversial this year at housebuilder Persimmon, gambling firm…

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Karan Johar’s kids Yash and Roohi are already fashion stars. See proof

Karan Johar’s kids Yash and Roohi are already fashion stars. See proof

Karan Johar shared this picture of Yash and Roohi on his Instagram account From an ace director to a fantastic producer, Karan Johar is everything that one needs to be successful in the industry. Though the director-producer fits in every role perfectly, there is one role that seems anything but natural to Karan – the role of being a father. Karan loves his twins – Yash and Roohi – and his Instagram account is the proof of the same. He keeps on sharing adorable pictures of his kids as he…

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Why Colette is queen of the influencers

Why Colette is queen of the influencers

Open Colette’s Wikipedia entry and – just as with one of her novels – you’re hooked right away. “She was a French author and woman of letters, also known as a mime, actress and journalist, nominated for the Nobel prize in literature in 1948.” She wrote more than 30 novels and was called “the greatest living French writer of fiction” by the New York Times, just before her death in 1954. That’s not to mention her status as the ultimate cat lover. Thanks to Colette, feline fans on Instagram have an almost endless…

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