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School hires guards after introducing Armani-branded uniform

TOKYO: A Tokyo school that hit international headlines for introducing an Armani-branded uniform has been forced to hire security guards after several students faced harassment over the pricey kit. Taimei Elementary School in Tokyo's wealthy Ginza district brought in professional guards this week after at least three of its pupils encountered abusive strangers who pulled their uniforms or asked if they were students of the school, a local district spokeswoman told AFP. Japan boasts extremely safe streets, and…

Armani sets his classical style against theatrical excess

MILAN: Giorgio Armani launched his new collection "Atmosphere" in Milan on Saturday, proclaiming his deep-rooted classicism against extravagant theatrical trends. "My fashion is not that of a theatre which lasts as long as a catwalk show, which serves only to create chatter and would be disconnected from what the client finds in my boutiques," the 83-year-old designer told AFP at the Fall/Winter show. "I won't talk to you about severed heads... I have never played that game, and today's show confirms the idea I have…

‘A’ is for Armani: Public grade school in Tokyo adopts expensive designer uniforms

TOKYO: A public elementary school in Tokyo’s upscale shopping district of Ginza has raised parents’ eyebrows with a plan to adopt uniforms designed by Italian fashion brand Giorgio Armani for its students, media said on Thursday. Taimei Elementary School is introducing the uniforms for incoming pupils, each costing more than 80,000 yen ($729), including optional items, or more than three times as much as current ones, the Huffington Post said. Armani’s Japan head office, located in Ginza, is just 200 meters (219 yards)…

Milan’s fashion week wraps up with Armani’s expressive colors

MILAN: Once again Italian designer Giorgio Armani stunned with bright and eloquent colors in his autumn and winter collection, wrapping up six days of catwalk shows at Milan's Fashion week. As with his Emporio line, shown on Friday, the designer brought to life his creations with ruby and deep reds, purple, orange, emerald green, turquoise, petrol and electric blue, as well as multicolored polka dots. "Color is an expressive gesture," the 82-year-old said in the style notes given to guests at the show on Monday.…