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Friday, April 28, 2017

Picnic in the Park: How Sizdah-Bedar Marks the End of Nowruz

After 12 days of joyous festivities, Nowruz draws to a close on the thirteenth day of the New Year with a picnic in the outdoors. Known as Sizdah Bedar, and literally translated as the “Thirteenth [Day] out of doors," it is celebrated on the 13th day of Farvardin, which this year falls on Sunday, April 2, 2017.

Prelude to Nowruz: The Persian Bonfire Night, or Chaharshanbe Suri

At sunset on Tuesday, millions of Iranians around the world will light bonfires and jump over them as they celebrate Chaharshanbe Suri: the prelude to Nowruz, the Persian New Year.
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Stella McCartney’s Dancing Models Mesmerise at Paris Fashion Week

British fashion designer Stella McCartney brightened up the penultimate day of Paris Autumn/Winter 2017/18 Fashion Week with varied palettes and dancing models on Monday.
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Saint Laurent kicks off Paris Fashion Week

Saint Laurent's bold new creative designer, Anthony Vaccarello, dazzled the crowds of stars and fashionistas that flocked to the French label's evening show on the opening day of Paris Fashion Week.
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Prada’s Fringes; Moschino’s Attitude Impact Milan

Italian fashion houses Prada and Moschino unveiled their womenswear collections for Milan Fashion Week Autumn-Winter 2017/18.
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Fendi’s Rome and Movie-Inspired Designs Wow Fashionistas in Milan

Milan fashion week continues with Fendi's Autumn-Winter 2017-18 collection inspired by Rome and cinema, with models Gigi Hadid and Kendall Jenner appearing on the catwalk.
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Designers Offer Winter Romance, Trip to the Country at London Fashion Week

By Marie-Louise Gumuchian
LONDON (Reuters) – British designer labels took fashionistas on dream-like escapes, to snowy mountain peaks and the English countryside at London Fashion Week on Sunday, presenting luxurious embellished looks for women's wardrobes.
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Fashion Week Hits London Amid Brexit Fears

Fashion Week opens in London, with 51 shows and 120 designers over five days. But some in the industry are concerned over the impact that Brexit will have on their future.

At New York Fashion Week, It’s All About Breaking The Rules

By Patricia Reaney
New York Fashion Week ended with a flourish on Thursday after a parade of innovative shows that gave an affectionate nod to the 1980's, with designers mixing power suits, chunky furs and metallic fabrics into lavish new looks for both day and night.
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Ralph Lauren Shows Breezy See-Now-Buy-Now Collection

American fashion giant Ralph Lauren shows his second See-Now-Buy-Now collection with breezy gowns and pant suits for the jet-setting clientele.