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Saint Laurent makes a splash on water-soaked Eiffel Tower runway

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Saint Laurent makes a splash on water-soaked Eiffel Tower runway

In the shadow of the Eiffel Tower, Saint Laurent’s models splashed along a water-soaked runway on Tuesday as part of the French fashion label’s latest spectacular to showcase its collection for Paris…

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Secret to Scrabble beatdown: 300 words added to game’s dictionary

Ew. Just when you’ve mastered enough legitimate Scrabble words to beat your bestie on the game board and twerk in victory, Merriam-Webster has released a sixth edition of The Official Scrabble…

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Annual Oktoberfest kicks off in Munich with beer, lederhosen, sausages

Thousands of visitors, many of them dressed in traditional lederhosen or dirndl corseted dresses, descended on Munich on Saturday for the start of the annual Oktoberfest, the world’s largest beer…

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Plum marmalade from the heart: Hungarian grandmas’ way of charity

The secret of the best plum marmalade is in the heart, according to a group of Hungarian grandmothers who gather each September to cook huge pots of it to raise money for the poorest families in…

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Prada plays with classic clothing cliches to create contemporary looks

Italian designer Miuccia Prada played with classic elements to conjure up a clash of “extreme conservatism and a dream of freedom” in her spring-summer 2019 womenswear collection showcased on…

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Alberta Ferretti’s soft-toned urban explorers open Milan Fashion Week

The curtain went up on Milan’s fashion week on Wednesday with a soft-toned and feminine collection designed by Italy’s Alberta Ferretti with urban safari-inspired looks.

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Bright and frilly: designers unveil Brexit wardrobe

If you have been wondering what to wear when Britain leaves the European Union next spring, here are some pointers: Hot pink, skirts slashed at the thigh and plenty of lace and ruffles.

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Art inspires Roksanda, model diversity at Tai for London fashion

Flowing lines and vibrant colors dominated the catwalk at the Roksanda fashion show on Monday, with the designer looking to art and architecture as inspiration, while the models’ diversity at Steven…

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Egyptian archaeologists find sandstone sphinx in temple at Aswan

Egyptian archaeologists draining water from a temple in the southern city of Aswan have uncovered a sandstone sphinx likely dating to the Ptolemaic era, the antiquities ministry said on Sunday.

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London goes fur-free as its fashion week shows kick off

London Fashion Week kicked off on Friday, declaring itself fur-free for the first time as an increasing number of designers seek to burnish their ethical credentials.

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