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Lahore: Court orders tailor to pay Rs 50,000 compensation to bridegroom for ruining dress

LAHORE: Wedding is a very special event and is it either bride or groom, they tend to look perfect on the big occasion. But a bridegroom from Lahore had his day spoilt over a poorly-stitched wedding dress. According to reports, a District Consumer Court on Tuesday ordered the owner of a tailor shop to pay Rs50,000 as compensation to a man for damaging his wedding dress. A man identified as Fateh Ali, a resident of Ichhra, approached the court and filed a petition against the tailor. He said in his plea that he had…

Melania picks little-known Hispanic designer for inaugural debut

WASHINGTON: Melania Trump on Thursday picked a little-known New York designer of Hispanic descent and daughter of a wounded veteran, for her first outfit celebrating husband Donald's presidential inauguration. The choice of a knee-length, black coat from Norisol Ferrari for her visit to the Arlington National Cemetery was something of an inspired choice for Trump, who has been criticized in the past for favoring high-end European clothes. A string of designers have refused to work with the incoming first lady because…

Sri Lanka strips suit and tie from official dress code

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena on Monday overturned a 26-year-old decree that required top bureaucrats to wear a suit and tie, saying they could now opt for "more comfortable" clothing instead. "We must adopt clothing that suits our weather and climate," Sirisena said. "That is why I say that officials no longer need to wear suits. From now on, it is not a mandatory requirement." He made the announcement while speaking at a conference in Colombo and said that the 1991 decree had forced officials in…

Is that dress white or is it blue?

Cyberspace was being consumed by an acute philosophical debate on Friday over a picture of a dress many claim is obviously white and gold but others argue just as trenchantly is black and blue.