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President Zuma plans to sack finance minister Pravin Ghordan

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Party Over? France's Socialists and the crisis of the Left (part 2)

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Under EU rules, asylum seekers may be uprooted a second time

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FRENCH CONNECTIONS

French: Much more than just the language of love

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INSIDE THE AMERICAS

Jared Kushner: From son-in-law to top Trump advisor

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Black Lives Matter: Using the arts to change the world

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BUSINESS DAILY

US marijuana industry is smoking hot

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All the best of the Parisian catwalks and a look behind the scenes at the big names in Haute Couture. Every Friday at 10.20 am Paris time.

Latest update : 2012-04-16

REYKJAVIK Fashion Festival

It’s time for the third edition of the Reykjavik Fashion Festival

Iceland, the land of geysers, volcanos, northern lights and... fashion. A capital where top luxury brands take a back seat to clothing created by homegrown designers.
The man behind the festival is Jon Olafsson, current head of Icelandic Glacial Water. Before selling the pristine element, Jon founded Iceland’s first media and communications group...he also dabbled in real estate, banking, and music distribution. Now, the fashion industry is the latest venture for this Jack of All Trades.
His name is Mundi. He’s 25 and he’s considered the most talented designer in Iceland. But clothing isn’t his only passion. The young artist also writes and directs films...blending his fashion creations with sublimely decorated scene settings.
Not caught up in the hectic pace of the fashion world, Mundi has a zen approach to the creative process.
Wise words from such a young designer..It’s a breath of fresh air for the fashion industry.
 

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2017-03-24 fashion (programme)

When fashion meets technology

When it comes to technology, fashion designers need to find ways to use tech that make sense. Today, technology needs to be invisible, and it needs to enhance elegance, rather...

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2017-03-10 Paris Fashion Week

Paris Fashion Week embraces feminism and multiculturalism

Paris Fashion Week is embracing feminism and multiculturalism like never before. Haider Ackermann opens his show with three black models striding down the catwalk, while Dior...

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2017-03-03 fashion

Paris Fashion Week: Next winter's ready-to-wear collections celebrate diversity

It's Paris Fashion Week and the hotly anticipated ready-to-wear Autumn/Winter 2017/2018 collections don't disappoint. Johanna Senyk names her latest offering for Wanda Nylon "In...

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2017-02-17 fashion (programme)

Haute Coiffure: When hairdressing becomes a work of art

When we talk about cuts in the world of haute couture, we're usually talking about clothes. But there's another type of cut that's integral to high fashion: haircuts! Twice a...

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2017-02-03 fashion

Haute Couture, summer 2017 collections: From fantasy to experimentation

Haute Couture is a fantasy, but it’s also about the art of creating one-off pieces and a lab for research and experimentation. FRANCE checks out the latest runway shows....

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