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2020 Fiji Fashion Week launched in style along the Suva Harbour
The 2020 Fiji Fashion Week was launched in style with sponsors, partners and guests given a grand tour by Captain Cook Cruises Fiji along the Suva Harbour last night.
5 days ago
At 83, Dame Shirley Bassey Is As Fabulous As Ever
“He loves only gold!” sang Dame Shirley Bassey on Goldfinger, her title track for the 1964 James Bond film. More than half a century later, she’s proven that the
6 days ago
Why finding your favourite fragrance will make you feel better
Having a fragrance wardrobe is the opposite of finding that one perfect signature scent. The idea is that, much like having a closet that’s filled with clothes you can
6 days ago

The new converse collab is pure art
Wallpaper print has enjoyed a revival in 2020, as plisse, damask and toile de jouy prints made their return onto whimsical apparel in 2020. In retrospect, the appetite fo
10 days ago
Puma inks deal with NBA prospect LaMelo Ball
Puma has signed a long-term partnership with top 2020 NBA prospect LaMelo Ball, who will serve as an ambassador for the brand both on and off the court.Ball, 19, was born
11 days ago
Founder of Kenzo dies of COVID-19 aged 81
Paris-based Japanese designer Kenzo Takada, famous for creating the international luxury fashion house Kenzo, died in Paris on Sunday due to Covid-19 related complication
21 days ago

Fiji Fashion Week 2020 to stage its final event
Fiji Fashion Week 2020 in conjunction with Palmolive will stage its finale event, the Luxe Resort Show at the Hilton Fiji Beach Resort & Spa Denarau Nadi on 28th November
23 days ago
Kenzo debuts new tiger logo in partnership With the World Wildlife Fund
Due to illegal trade and habitat destruction, the world’s population of wild tigers has declined by 95% in the past century to just 3,200, pushing the species to the br
26 days ago
Pink Sweat$ is the new wave of R&B who's determined to take the road less travelled
Before hip hop, there was R&B. Upcoming artist Pink Sweat$ is pioneering a new velocity in R&B and encouraging an appetite from fans for something different. I
28 days ago

The Story Behind Uzo Aduba’s Inspiring Tribute to Breonna Taylor
The Emmy Awards are a celebration of televisions best and brightest, but 2020’s ceremony was marked by its focus on politics and social justice issues. Nominees use
29 days ago
Chanel issues bond for climate goals
Chanel has raised a 699-million-dollar bond with clauses linked to its environmental and climate goals. The news was reported by Reuters. As sustainability continues to b
30 days ago
Drag Superstar Shangela Turned Her Emmys Weekend Into a Fashion-Filled Extravaganza
The absence of a red carpet at this year’s Emmy Awards didn’t stop drag superstar D.J. Pierce (better known to adoring fans as Shangela) from getting glammed up for i
31 days ago

Fire in your belly: the return of men's crop tops
With Donald Trump attempting to cut funds from the US Postal Service to suppress postal votes ahead of the November election, fashion is fighting back. A £15 ($20) long-
34 days ago
Naomi Osaka Celebrates her US Open Victory with one last style statement
Over the past week, 22-year-old tennis pro-Naomi Osaka’s ascent to the grand finals of the US Open, culminating in her victory last night over Belarusian player Victori
35 days ago
Budget Fashion secrets from the Costume Designer of “2 Broke Girls”
The show’s lead characters, Max and Caroline, navigate the perils of being broke in a humorous way that we can all relate to. But they wouldn’t be able to do it in
40 days ago

Black-owned fashion brand launches luxury durags
A black-owned fashion brand has started selling a range of durags amid dismay that black hair continues to be policed and discriminated against. This week, pharmacies acr
41 days ago
Tracee Ellis Ross’s Throwback Post Couldn’t Feel More Now
Is Tracee Ellis Ross clairvoyant? It appears she is when it comes to fashion. This weekend, the Black-ish and Mixed-ish star posted a throwback photo on Instagram that
42 days ago
A Japanese Street-Style Bible Brings Its Archive Online
With fashion weeks on a pause of indeterminate length, the fate of street style hangs in limbo. Legendary street-style photographer Shoichi Aoki has a fix: Today, he i
42 days ago

BTS' V is a true blue Gucci Boy: 3 looks that show Taehyung should walk the ramp for the brand
BTS today is one of the most loved boy bands in the world. With a massive fan following in every continent, RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, V, Jimin and Junkook are applauded
46 days ago
Tommy Hilfiger embraces modest fashion with launch of first hijab
Top American fashion label Tommy Hilfiger has launched its first hijab, in a move that sees a welcome shift towards embracing more diversity. It’s not the first time
53 days ago
BLACKPINK and Selena Gomez’s “Ice Cream”: 18 Best Fashion and Beauty Looks
After weeks of anticipation, including teasers, film posters, and a clip of collaborator Selena Gomez in a throwback French cut bikini, Blackpink’s latest single “Ice
53 days ago

Lady Gaga's enormous green VMA's gown was inspired by a soda
This year's Video Music Awards were never going to be just another awards show: 2020's universe flipped awards season on its head and took the red carpet with it. While m
55 days ago
Burberry brings its signature check to face masks
If wearing face masks out in public will be a part of our standard operating procedure for the foreseeable future, we might as well do it in style. We've been matching ou
60 days ago
Tommy Hilfiger’s adaptive clothing offering has arrived in Australia
Following years of designing clothing that makes dressing for men, women and children with disabilities easier, Tommy Hilfiger’s adaptive offering is now available in A
61 days ago

Kylie Jenner elevates her sweatsuit with unexpected jewelry
Whether it’s to work from home in, or to lounge from home in, the sweatsuit has become a crowd favorite in recent months. That being said, there’s ways to elevate the
63 days ago
Chain reaction: Michelle Obama’s 'vote' necklace goes viral
Former first lady shows support for Democrats and little-known African American jeweller Throughout Michelle Obama’s powerful 18-minute virtual Democratic national c
68 days ago
Every time Kate Middleton has recycled her outfit
As one of the most photographed women in the world, you’d be in inclined to think that Kate Middleton would have a brand new outfit every time she stepped out in public
81 days ago

Pharrell’s launches new line of Adidas slides
Pharrell Williams wants you to know that his latest collaboration with Adidas, a pair of PW Boost Slide sandals, is exceptionally comfortable. Not just cushy or foamy, bu
82 days ago
Artists are now making masks as merch
It didn’t take long for fashion brands to recognize that masks are the new normal: Collina Strada, Tory Burch, and countless others have designed them in playful, summe
84 days ago
J. Lo workout-top sold out almost instantly after teaching Jimmy Fallon how to Tik Tok
Jennifer Lopez was one of the first people to wear the highly anticipated New Balance x Staud collection. While teaching Jimmy Fallon how to TikTok, Lopez wore the sports
87 days ago

New fashion project which focuses on fashion mentoring and education to be launched in September
A new fashion project named ‘Wearing Fiji’ which focuses on fashion mentoring and education by connecting aspiring student designers with established designers in Fij
90 days ago
Serena Williams' new 'Unstoppable' jewelry support black business
Since its 2019 launch, Serena Williams' eponymous jewelry collection has been a celebration of strength, authenticity, and individuality. Now, Williams returns with a lim
96 days ago
Princess Beatrice’s wedding tiara has a rich royal history
Princess Beatrice’s royal wedding may have been a low-key, private affair, but both her wedding dress and tiara made an impact for their opulence and rich family histo
97 days ago

COVID-19: Female frontliners
The frontline workers who have joined the fight against the coronavirus come from all disciplines–from nurses to daycare workers and even Bondi lifeguards, the pandemic
98 days ago
6 styling tricks to try from Prada’s ’90s-tinged resort 2021 show
It feels like a lifetime ago now, but, back in February, Miuccia Prada’s announcement that she would be co-designing her namesake label with Raf Simons as of spring/sum
102 days ago
7 skincare products Chrissy Teigen actually uses
If you’ve ever wondered how model Chrissy Teigen manages to achieve the flawless, glowing complexion she’s famous for boasting all year round, then you’ll be please
104 days ago

Black-owned fashion label LoudBrand Studios sold out after Kylie Jenner’s Instagram post
If Kylie Jenner can eradicate more than $1 billion from Snap Inc.’s market value in one tweet about her lack of interest in the platform, then surely the mega-celebrity
109 days ago
This Meghan Markle-Loved Handbag Designer Dropped a New It Bag
One of Meghan Markle's go-to handbag designers has released a new style. Gabriela Hearst has teamed up with Net-a-Porter to launch the new Baez bag, available exclusively
111 days ago
Vogue Portugal defends controversial mental health cover
Vogue Portugal has responded to criticism over its depiction of mental health treatment on a recent magazine cover saying its aim was to "shine a light" on the important
112 days ago

This is how the royals are still influencing our fashion choices even in quarantine
It was only recently that Kate Middleton and Prince William celebrated their ninth wedding anniversary. This anniversary marked the beginning of many things, but for t
116 days ago
Prince Harry Honors Princess Diana's Legacy With Powerful Speech About Institutional Racism
Prince Harry is continuing to support causes near and dear to his heart. On Wednesday, the Duke of Sussex made a surprise appearance during the virtual Diana Awards to ho
116 days ago
A comprehensive list of all the celebrities preparing to launch beauty brands
Everyone from Rihanna, Gwyneth Paltrow, Drew Barrymore and Eva Mendes to Miranda Kerr, Jessica Alba, Salma Hayek and a number of the Kardashian-Jenners have joined the ra
117 days ago

Fashion designer Vera Wang's real age shocks fans
Vera Wang might be one of the world's most celebrated fashion designers but the 71-year-old also has another title to add to her mantle — the world's best genes. The
117 days ago
Hailey Bieber Nails the Art of Road Trip Style
Summer getaways are going to look a lot different this year. While international travel has begun easing up and some countries have re-opened their borders this month, ma
118 days ago
Chop ‘n’ change: celebrity hair makeovers
There is no denying it’s become rather difficult to keep track of chameleon Kim Kardashian West's various looks, which is why we’re here to ensure you’re always in
118 days ago

Best-selling items on Net-A-Porter from the past 20 years
If you’re a self-confessed fashion fan, then it’s safe to assume you’re well-acquainted with Net-A-Porter, the luxury e-tailer widely considered a world leader than
119 days ago
Gap announces new partnership with Kanye Wests's Yeezy
Gap and Yeezy are collaborating on a new line that will retail through Gap's channels. The partnership will bring together Gap's 51 years of retail experience, global rea
121 days ago
Emma Watson joins board of Kering, the luxury fashion giant behind Gucci
Emma Watson, the actor and activist who made her name as Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter films, has joined the board of the French fashion giant Kering, in a major c
123 days ago

Hollywood actor Steve Martin to auction off one of his trademark white suits
Comedy actor Steve Martin is auctioning off one of his trademark white three-piece suits for charity. The 74-year-old has starred in films including The Pink Panther,
124 days ago
Asata Maise’s one-of-kind Patchworked Bags are fast becoming an Instagram Sensation
If there’s one ’90s nostalgia trend that seems to be here to stay, it might just be the classic shoulder bag. The latest designer to remix the silhouette with mode
124 days ago
Supermodel Joan Smalls pledges half her wages to Black Lives Matter
While anti-racist protests continue daily around the world and online, the fashion industry finds itself in the crosshairs of controversies about offensive business and c
124 days ago

The boot that’s survived 70 years of fashion trends
We wouldn’t be surprised if the current time period, specifically the late 2010s to the early 2020s, is one day branded as the age of comebacks. From ’90s revivals to
132 days ago
Fashion industry has huge responsibility in eradicating racism - Victoria Beckham
Designer Victoria Beckham believes the fashion industry has a big responsibility to promote inclusivity and show the world the way to grow above colour, class and creed.
138 days ago
My fashion, style and performance inspired by black culture - Justin Bieber
Singer Justin Bieber has vowed to use his voice against racial injustice after admitting he has "benefited off of black culture" throughout his career. Bieber, who was
139 days ago

Cardi B's stylist calls out fashion brands for having 'nothing to say' amid Black Lives Matter protests
Celebrity stylist Kollin Carter, whose client list includes Cardi B, Naomi Campbell, and Kelly Rowland, is calling out the fashion industry for not taking enough of a sta
144 days ago
CFDA and Paper Magazine Showcase 2020 Fashion School Graduates
The CFDA and Pape Magazine will partner together to showcase the graduates of the 2020 Fashion School. This special edition of the publication aims to highlight the ‘fi
147 days ago
Paris Couture Week to Host Digital Show in July
The leading fashion event will now take place digitally in July. Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode will share images and videos of the event for two days, fe
147 days ago

Victoria's Secret to close a quarter of stores across US and Canada
Victoria's Secret will shut a quarter of its stores in Canada and the US in the next coming months. L Brands, the parent company who owns the lingerie brand, says that mo
152 days ago
Gucci slashes 'stale' seasonal fashion shows
Gucci has announced it will cut the number of fashion shows it holds every year in an effort to reduce waste. The company says the concept of seasonal clothes has beco
152 days ago
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s Best Couple Fashion Moments
Today marks two years since Meghan Markle and Prince Harry got married in an instantly iconic and gorgeous ceremony at Windsor Castle. That day cemented the two as fashio
159 days ago

Italian designer's trikini, pandemic-friendly swimwear 
When high fashion meets the ocean during an international pandemic, you get the trikini. According to the New York Post, an Italian fashion designer's colourful bikini
162 days ago
US Speaker of House of Representatives, Pelosi proves personal style is still important with her face mask
Nancy Pelosi is taking the global pandemic very seriously as the US Speaker of the House of Representatives and a congresswoman. Americans, by and large, look to her for
163 days ago
Priyanka Chopra's bold fashion has made her a global style icon
Priyanka Chopra is an actress, producer, philanthropist, singer and former Miss World. And, as has become evident in recent seasons, she is also a style icon. Chopra's ae
165 days ago

London Fashion Week to go gender neutral
London Fashion Week will become gender-neutral for 12 months as the British Fashion Council abandons binary shows starting this June. The move, announced by the counci
166 days ago
Michael Jordan's signature Air Jordan shoes from 1985 are going up for auction
A pair of Jordan's game-worn and autographed Nike Air Jordan 1 shoes from 1985 will be up for grabs this weekend on auctioning site Sotheby's. Sotheby's estimates the
167 days ago
5 athletes who designed fashion brands
Over the years celebrities have leveraged their star power to launch their own brands especially in the activewear category — given their global fan base and knowledge
171 days ago

The TikTok Fashion Starter Pack
video-sharing social networking service, Tik Tok has seen an increase in app downloads and new accounts over the past 2 months amid restrictions and lockdowns happening
171 days ago
Fashion designer opens up about working with Meghan Markle to create her iconic Givenchy bridal look
Meghan Markle is one of the most talked-about women in the world, with the most commonly asked questions surrounding her involving what she is like behind closed doors.
171 days ago
FJFW starts the Upcycle Design Competition
Fiji Fashion Week says it is taking its program online until the end of June as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic which has delayed the annual runway show from May until
173 days ago

'FAMILY KALA VATA' theme of Fiji Fashion Week Style Challenge
That's the theme of the Fiji Fashion Week Style Challenge this week. Through the Fiji Fashion Week Style Challenge members of the public are asked to style an outfit
178 days ago
Fiji Fashion Week starts weekly Style Challenge
Fiji Fashion Week is now running a weekly Style Challenge where members of the public are asked to style an outfit to a theme and share their photo for a chance to win gr
179 days ago
FEATURE NEWS
All teachers that are civil servants must uphold the values and abide by the Civil Servants Code of Conduct - Akbar
Minister for Education Rosy Akbar has released a statement saying all employees of the Ministry have a duty to conduct themselves at all times, whethe...
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LTA arranges alternative transport for 4 schools
The LTA has arranged alternative transport for 4 schools after their transport providers’ vehicles have been seized, pending investigations into ...
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Parking lane on Pratt Street, Suva will be closed today for sealing works
The parking lane on Pratt Street in Suva is closed until 6pm today for sealing works. Pratt Street is located beside Reserve Bank of Fiji and Sacred ...
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Wheelchair-bound man who raped granddaughters to be sentenced tomorrow
An 83-year-old wheelchair-bound man who raped his two granddaughters and a neighbour in Gau will be sentenced by High Court Judge, Justice Daniel ...
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Focus on your deeds and not material life - AG
“Do not let the material world get to you and what matters are your deeds.” Attorney-General and Minister for Economy, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum ...
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Council refers matter to OHS Dept where a child was seriously injured at a children’s play centre
The Consumer Council of Fiji has referred a matter to the Occupational Health and Safety Department where a child sustained serious injuries at a ...
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