The ancient perfumes of Cyprus

May 15, 2019

Yiannoula Lazarou tends to a fire boiling perfume inside a second millennium BC distiller discovered in Cyprus at the ancient perfume theme park and museum in Korakou, Cyprus. (Photo: AP) Korakou: Before Cyprus gained fame as the mythical birthplace of the goddess of love Aphrodite nearly three millennia ago, Cyprus was known around the Mediterranean for […]

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‘Upskirter’ who used shoe camera in Colwyn Bay sentenced

May 14, 2019

A man who used a tiny shoe camera to film up women’s skirts has been handed a 12-month suspended sentence. Kevin Bacchus, 64, targeted hundreds of women and girls. He admitted five counts of outraging public decency at an unknown location in 2015 and Colwyn Bay in April last year. At Mold Crown Court, Bacchus, […]

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Nike’s app will use augmented reality to determine your shoe size

May 13, 2019

Do you know your own shoe size? You might think you do, but there’s a good chance you’re walking around in shoes that aren’t actually a perfect fit. Nike thinks it can change that with a new addition to its smartphone app that leverages the power of augmented reality to perform a super-accurate scan of […]

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Why Rihanna’s New Luxury Fashion Line Is Such a Groundbreaking Moment for Fashion

May 11, 2019

Rihanna confirmed on Friday the launch of her much-rumored new luxury fashion brand in partnership with LVMH Moët Hennessy (LVMH), the largest luxury goods conglomerate in the world. The new deal makes Rihanna the first woman of color to lead an LVMH label, and cements her position amongst the fashion industry’s biggest names. The fashion […]

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Akshaya Tritiya gets off to a good start after three bad years; gold coins, lightweight jewellery most sought-after items

May 10, 2019

At 9 pm there is a long line of customers at Waman Hari Pethe Jeweller’s store at Bhandup in Mumbai waiting for their turn to get into the store and make a token purchase as Akshaya Tritiya, celebrated on Tuesday across the country, is considered to be an auspicious day to buy jewellery. Like this […]

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Haute Beirut: Lebanon Reinvents Itself As A Fashion Destination

May 8, 2019

“Live. Love. Lebanon.” This is a bold tourism motto for a visionary nation tucked into the most volatile corner of the Mediterranean. Lebanese sense of style has been forged by centuries of cultural exchanges between the Arab, Hellenic, Roman, Ottoman and Western civilizations. Now its designers engage in fashion diplomacy to reposition the country at the economic […]

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Summer’s Coolest See-Through Shoes Aren’t Just for the Club

May 7, 2019

Kim Kardashian West is often credited with starting the transparent-shoe trend, having first worn her infamous Yeezy heels way back in 2016. A see-through heel is the ultimate “nothing shoe,” a step beyond simply finding a sandal or heel that matches your skin tone, but Kardashian West isn’t the only celebrity who’s into the look. Kristen Stewart […]

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