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Ski chic on Berlin catwalk as Fashion Week kicks off

BERLIN (Reuters) – Comfy puffer jackets, brightly printed tops and sleek goggles gave Berlin a cool start to its fashion week late on Monday, with German brand Bogner mixing ski and clubbing for its latest looks. Models strutted in oversized jackets teamed with tops printed with the logo of the brand founded by ski jumper Willy Bogner in 1932. They paired the looks with cozy hats and shiny tie up boots in the “Alpine Clubbing” fashion show, which drew inspiration from mountain sports and Berlin’s clubbing scene. “Bogner…has always been…

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Dior switches Paris catwalk date to avoid ‘yellow vest’ protests

PARIS (Reuters) – Christian Dior is bringing forward its men’s fashion show in Paris to avoid “yellow vest” protesters who have fought police, torched cars and smashed up shops over recent weekends, a source familiar with the decision said. FILE PHOTO: The Dior logo is seen on the facade of a shop in Paris, France, August 5, 2018. Picture taken August 5, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau Dior, part of the LVMH luxury goods conglomerate, wrote to guests to reschedule a menswear catwalk show initially planned for Jan. 19 – a Saturday,…

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The catwalk model who rose above the bullies

A teenager with Asperger’s who had her arm broken by bullies says catwalk modelling is where she feels most secure. Charlie Matthews, 15, from Willsbridge, Bitton, south Gloucestershire, was diagnosed with the condition aged seven. She has been through years of depression and anxiety and is now an advocate for the anti-bullying charity, Bullies Out. She chose to speak about her experiences at the start of National Anti-Bullying Week. Source link

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Model uses breast pump on London Fashion Week catwalk

Image copyright PA Image caption Mother-of-two Valeria Garcia gave birth to her youngest son Anton in June A model who recently gave birth to her second child walked down the catwalk at London Fashion Week while using wearable breast pumps. Valeria Garcia wore the portable devices while modelling at the Marta Jakubowski fashion show on Friday. The pumps were worn under a bra and a black trouser suit ensemble. It comes after model Mara Martin was praised for breastfeeding her baby while walking in a Sports Illustrated show earlier this…

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Breastfeeding model causes stir on catwalk

Image copyright Getty Images A model breastfeeding her baby on the catwalk has caused a stir among those gathered at a fashion show in Miami. Mara Martin held her five-month-old daughter Aria at Sports Illustrated’s annual swimsuit show on Sunday. “I can’t believe I am waking up to headlines with me and my daughter in them for doing something I do every day,” she wrote on her Instagram page. Many social media users praised the model as “inspiring”, but some accused her of attention seeking. Your stories: Breastfeeding toddlers Ms…

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Fendi channels shimmering scales and latticework at catwalk show

PARIS (Reuters) – Italian fashion label Fendi played with textures in its Haute Couture collection in Paris on Wednesday, overlaying see-through bodices with fur trimmings and creating shimmering, scaly skirts. A model presents a creation by designers Karl Lagerfeld and Silvia Venturini as part of their Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2018/2019 collection show for fashion house Fendi in Paris, France, July 4, 2018. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes Elaborate winter coats and dresses in apricot pink and lavendar hues melded together chiffon, mink and other fabrics such as cashmere, to create cascading effects. Some…

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Dior brings equestrian glamor to the catwalk at French chateau

CHANTILLY, France (Reuters) – Christian Dior turned the runway into a Mexican-inspired rodeo on Friday at France’s sumptuous Chantilly chateau, unveiling its latest mid-season “cruise” collection alongside a horse-riding spectacular. Under driving rain, riders decked in full white skirts put on a galloping display in the grounds of the chateau just north of Paris, famed for its equestrian traditions, from horse breeding to races. Models in full, embroidered riding skirts with sturdy leather belts later took to the runway around the ring, while some wore equestrian-style jackets, leather corsets and…

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