Christian Dior

Who Got Richer In 2017? Here Are The Biggest Billionaire Gainers

In 2017, the U.S. stock market hit record highs, oil prices continued to inch upward and the Chinese real estate market reported a steady boom—all of which helped the fortunes of the world’s richest people grow bigger than ever.<p>Forbes tracked the net worths of more than 2,000 billionaires in 2017. …

Wealth

The stand-out fashion moments of 2017

<b>January</b><p>John Galliano takes haute couture back to its experimental best at Maison Margiela, creating a dress featuring a face crafted from netting …

Karl Lagerfeld

#TheLIST: Old Hollywood Holiday

BAZAAR’s edit of glam gifts inspired by silver screen actresses…<p>Take a note from the original squad of It-girls from the Golden Age of Hollywood. Inspired by the most fashionable film icons of the early 20th century, these gifts are both iconic and timeless for every leading lady on your list.

Fashion

7 French Girl Style Ideas for Holiday Gifting — And the Parisian Fashion Rules You Need to Know

The French girl is generally heralded as the epitome of chic – probably because she is. Just ask Parisian it girl and fashion icon Caroline de …

Fashion

Jean Paul Gaultier on His Wax Doppelgänger

Due to be unveiled at France’s Musée Grévin on Monday, a new wax figure based on the designer sports a Swarovski-embellished marinière and pieces …

Charles de Gaulle

Every month, from his home on the shores of Lake Superior in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, emeritus Words Without Borders reviews editor M. Bartley Seigel reaches out into the big wide world of books to share a handful of recently released or forthcoming titles in

Every month, from his home on the shores of Lake Superior in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, emeritus <i>Words Without Borders</i> reviews editor M. Bartley …

Books

Design books of the year

A round-up of some top tomes from 2017, by Lindsay Baker.<p>It’s been a stellar year for design books. Here are just some of the excellent publications to have appeared in 2017 on graphic design, interiors, fashion and architecture.<p><b>Androgyne: Fashion and Gender by Patrick Mauries</b><p>Gender-neutral fashion …

Culture

All the Party Hairs Inspiration From Paris's Couture Week

Show Ponies<p>The ponytails spotted on the catwalk at couture were, well, befitting of couture—elegant, intricate, and like nothing you’d find at the gym. At Chanel, Sam McKnight added extensions, then gave each tail a “double twist” before covering it in a fine net, “almost like a snood.” At Dior, …

Hair

Bikes, Basketballs, and Sex Toys: How Luxury Labels Put Their Names on Every Type of Merch in 2017

It takes a lot to impress shoppers these days. No one really gives a damn about an “It” bag or an “It” shoe, unless of course it’s been categorized as “ugly” or Rihanna posted a selfie wearing one. This year, instead of obsessing over a single sell-out piece, consumers were much more focused on …

Fashion

Fashion books that offer more than good looks

Fashion books usually appeal to the eye with zippy photographs, playful illustrations, arresting typefaces. But the best of them will offer something …

Lifestyle

9 brands the royal family has put on the fashion map

Bar the Kardashian-Jenners, there's few other families that maintain the same global style prevalence as the Windsors do. Over the years, the British Royal Family have contributed to the wild success and acceptance of many brands in the world of fashion, from the early days of Elizabeth II's reign …

Royal Family

Poinsettia: the Christmas plant with a bright future and a colourful history

In a vast rural glasshouse, remote from the public gaze, a robot is working tirelessly. Ruthless in the precision of its every movement, the automaton selects its target, seizes it, places it on a conveyor belt and proceeds to punch holes in it. A flash of crimson, and then… another potted …

Flowers

What's in a name? Everything, if you're a digital native – and fashion is following suit

by Georgina Safe<p>After years in the no-name fashion wilderness, logomania is back and it's bigger and bolder than ever. Gucci, Fendi, Balenciaga and …

Solange Knowles

The Year in Stuff

It was a year that felt like a decade: 2017 saw the arrival of a new president (and an at-the-ready resistance movement), the unsealing of long-held silences on abuse and consent, a radically new world order and a terrifying spate of natural and human-made disasters (fire, water, terror).<p>It was …

Fashion

Dimore Studio – fashion’s hottest interior design duo

December 14, 2017<p>Move over minimalism, there’s a new opulence in town. Chief architects of this changing landscape are Dimore Studio, the maverick …

Louis Vuitton

These Are the Fashion Designers You Googled the Most This Year

So long Ivanka, hello Gucci.<p>Google's annual Year in Search report is always a great opportunity to acknowledge all the weird, miraculous, and frightening stuff that transpired over the last twelve months—and the fact that we still don't really know how to spell "beautiful" or use scissors. This …

Men's Fashion

Fashion Nova, BeautyBlenders and Jeremy Lin's Hair Were Among the Top Google Searches of 2017

The search engine collected its most popular fashion and beauty inquiries for this year.<p>Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>0<p>The search engine collected …

Fashion

14 Naked dresses from 2017 that'll make you hot!

Wearing a barely-there naked dress is the ultimate test of confidence. Why? Well, it may seem obvious but they are sheer, figure-hugging, and often …

Met Gala

Here are the top 10 fashion brands people searched on Google in 2017

Before the year comes to a close, Google has revealed its top searches in the past 12 months. One of those lists is the top fashion brands searched — these brands saw the highest spike in traffic this year compared to 2016.<p>While most that made the list are high-end luxury brands — one outlier …

Business

Stars are the new stripes: why fashion is turning to the spiky side

In Europe, fashion’s ubiquitous stars are wrapped up in astronomy and tarot imagery, in the US they have a more political charge. But, from Dior to Clavin Klein, the message is one of spirituality, renewal and inspiration in our fractured times<p>Shooting through the sky, they bring good luck. In a …

UK News

Why 'Feminism' Is Merriam-Webster's 2017 Word of the Year

Feminism isn’t just a buzzword; it’s the most-searched word of 2017.<p>Merriam-Webster announced that the word was a top lookup throughout the year, as …

Feminism

Cardi B’s Favorite Fashion Brand Was Googled More Than Chanel in 2017

Fashion Nova’s prices may be low, but the women’s clothing line did big numbers this year.<p>According to Google’s Year In Search data from 2017, which …

Fashion

27 best dressed celebrity couples of 2017

Love never looked so good<p>2017 is almost about to end and this year has given us some winning celebrity looks. From coordinated street style to …

Blake Lively

Soccer Bosses' High-Flying Lives on Display at Corruption Trial

The South American soccer barons gathered at Miami Beach’s St. Regis Bal Harbour hotel in late April 2014 to gloat: they’d just made $100 million …

Corruption

STAR WARS PREMIERE: Lupita Nyong’o SLAYED Us For Our Life + John Boyega Almost Missed His Own Premiere

The <i>Stars Wars: The Last Jedi</i> LA premiere went down over the weekend and our YBF faves took over the carpet. Peep flicks of <b>Lupita Nyong'o, John Boyega</b> …

Black Culture

What to do in Toronto this week: December 11 to 17, 2017

<b>A free day at the ROM</b> <br>1This Tuesday, the ROM is reopening the historic Weston entrance on Queen’s Park. To celebrate, John Tory and other notables …

Lifestyle (Canada)

Maria Grazia Chiuri talks Dior’s past and future with Bianca Jagger - Interview Magazine

When Maria Grazia Chiuri took the reins at Dior in July 2016, there was considerable speculation about what she would bring to the brand. But after …

Fashion

Glamorous Marilyn Monroe Exhibition in Paris

Marilyn Monroe is still one of the greatest idols of all time, as the latest exhibition at the Galerie de l’Instant in Paris proves. This unique …

Marilyn Monroe

“Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion” at the Victoria and Albert Museum

The shift dress, the baby-doll, the tunic, and the sack: one man is largely responsible for how women have dressed for the last hundred years. …

Lifestyle (Canada)

Watch a young Steve Jobs explain why most professional managers are "bozos"

Nobody ever accused Steve Jobs of lacking strong opinions.<p>In a video posted to YouTube, a young Jobs talks candidly about his approach to management and leadership. As the founder of Apple, and the guiding force who transformed it from emerging upstart to one of the world’s most innovative and …

Business