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Latest update : 2017-02-17

Haute Coiffure: When hairdressing becomes a work of art

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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 year, French Haute Coiffure's members from around the globe gather in Paris to discover new trends in hairdressing and to master the latest techniques in cutting and colouring. Hair shows are also becoming popular in Africa. FRANCE 24 checks out the International Festival of African Fashion in Agadez, Niger.

Finally, we meet Murielle Kabile, a visionary artist who realised that hair can be used just like clothes.

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2017-12-08 fashion

Men's fashion: 'The flowers are starting to bloom'

Fashion isn't only a woman's game. In fact menswear collections are often just as innovative and eye-catching as womenswear. Especially when they provide a way of interrogating...

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2017-11-24 fashion

Death of an icon: Remembering fashion designer Azzedine Alaïa

"Women taught me everything I know". Franco-Tunisian fashion designer Azzedine Alaïa, among the most prolific and talented couturiers of his day, passed away in Paris on November...

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2017-11-10 fashion

Cultural cross-pollination at Beirut Fashion Week

Lebanon has always acted as a meeting point between East and West. Despite its political and security crises, for its 2017 edition, the "new" Beirut Fashion Week - which hadn't...

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2017-10-27 fashion

Ready-to-wear winter 2017: Cutting-edge designers steal the show

Fashion is a question of perspective. Clothes that may appear ridiculous to some are beautiful to others. You may find these collections strange, beautiful or even alarming - and...

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2017-10-06 fashion

Humour and a touch of genius at Paris Fashion Week

With intense creativity and unrestrained artistic expression, Paris Fashion Week brings a taste of freedom and impertinence to the world of fashion. Chanel showcases plastic-clad...

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