Tuesday, 5 March 2019
Chanel observed a minute’s silence ahead of its Paris show on Tuesday in honor of legendary designer Karl Lagerfeld, who died two weeks ago. The models stood silent on the catwalk, wearing designs from Lagerfeld’s last collection, at the Grand Palais in Paris, which had been turned into an Alpine winter wonderland, and many fashionistas wore black. After the minute’s silence, they played Lagerfeld’s voice talking about his shows. He could be heard describing how Queen ...
Wednesday, 20 February 2019
Karl Lagerfeld will be cremated without ceremony and his ashes are likely to be scattered with those of his mother and lover, his fashion label said Wednesday. “His wishes will be respected,” a spokeswoman for his Karl Lagerfeld brand told AFP a day after the death of the legendary designer at the age of 85. The “Kaiser” – who was known for his rapier wit – had long insisted that he would “rather die” than be buried.
Monday, 13 November 2017
Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has sparked outrage by evoking the Holocaust as he attacked German Chancellor Angela Merkel for opening the country’s borders to migrants. “One cannot -- even if there are decades between them -- kill millions of Jews so you can bring millions of their worst enemies in their place,” he told a French television show. “I know someone in Germany who took a young Syrian and after four days said, ‘The greatest thing Germany invented was ...
Friday, 20 June 2014
Imran Amed’s blog ‘Business of Fashion,’ created in 2007, was listed by The Times as one of the best 50 websites of 2013
Sunday, 15 June 2014
International designers and fashion icons have been keeping a close eye on Middle Eastern fashion for style inspiration
Friday, 7 March 2014
On May 13, the luxury brand juggernaut that is Planet Chanel lands in Dubai to present its SS14 Cruise Collection
Friday, 21 February 2014
Yves Saint Laurent and Karl Lagerfeld were first to receive the prize in 1945
The Front Altair was on fire in waters between Gulf Arab states and Iran after an explosion that a source blamed on a magnetic mine. The crew of the Norwegian vessel were picked up by a vessel in the area and passed to an Iranian rescue boat. (ISNA/Handout via Reuters)
A member of Manbij Military Council gestures at a car in Manbij city, Syria, December 29, 2018. Some 20 miles from the Turkish border, Manbij occupies a critical spot in the map of the Syrian conflict, near the junction of three separate blocks of territory that form spheres of Russian, Turkish and - for now - US influence. (Reuters)
People stand near the civil administration building of Manbij city, December 29, 2018. ISIS was dislodged from Manbij in 2016 by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a militia force spearheaded by the Kurdish YPG and backed by the US-led coalition. (Reuters)