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Spanish designers in the spotlight at Madrid Fashion Week

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Madrid Fashion Week unveils rich (Francis Montesinos), singular (Devota & Lomba) and even militant (Ana Locking) collections, inspired by tradition and iconic characters who have shaped Spanish history. Andrès Sarda reinterprets the French Revolution with actress Victoria Abril, while Pepa Salazar modernizes the feminine silhouette. In the footsteps of Pedro Aldmodovar, Palomo Spain depicts a new generation. All the designs carry a message and mix art with transgression. FRANCE 24 takes a look.

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2017-12-21 fashion

High-tech fabrics and 3D printers for this winter's Haute Couture

Whether it's rebellious, classical or audacious, this winter’s haute couture offering is impressive. It's also big business: the global luxury goods market grew five percent this...

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2018-01-05 fashion

Trends in 2018, feminism in fashion and taboos

Among 2017’s fashion highlights: A growing awareness of the influence of models on young women and the role they play in shaping societal ideals. Also during the year, we saw a...

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2017-12-21 fashion

Promoting solidarity through fashion

Every year, La Friperie Solidaire (Abbé Pierre Foundation and Emmaüs) handles 400 tonnes of clothes. Raw material of the solidarity economy, they’re first sorted, and then...

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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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