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Leading Muslim fashion designer jailed

JAKARTA: An Indonesian fashion designer who shot to global fame with her Muslim-themed collection was sentenced to 18 years in prison Wednesday for a multi-million dollar fraud and money-laundering. A court near Jakarta convicted Anniesa…

Fashion label dies with us, say Dolce and Gabbana

MILAN: Italian fashion icons Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana said Thursday that their famed Dolce & Gabbana label would die with them. "Once we're dead, we're dead. I don't want a Japanese designer to start designing Dolce &…

Fashion designer Givenchy dies aged 91

PARIS: Hubert de Givenchy, the aristocratic French fashion designer famous for the "little black dress" and styling Audrey Hepburn and Jackie Kennedy, has died aged 91, his partner said Monday. Givenchy set the template for ladylike chic…

Online sales? Maybe one day, says Chanel

PARIS: France's Chanel has no immediate plans for online sales of its coveted outfits or handbags, a senior executive said on Friday, making it one of the fashion world’s last hold-outs as rivals experiment with websites to win over new…

Fashion giant Azzedine Alaia dies at 77

PARIS: French-Tunisian designer Azzedine Alaia, whose timeless gowns won an army of devotees around the world, has died at the age of 77, France's fashion federation said Saturday. Alaia, who rose to fame in the 1980s, refused to march…