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Yeezy shoes still stuck in limbo after Adidas split with Ye

Adidas saw operating earnings dwindle in the first three months of the year as the German sportswear company’s breakup with the rapper formerly known as Kanye West and his popular Yeezy shoe brand cost it 400 million euros ($441 million) in lost sales.

Following a 3-year-pause: Egypt to participate in Miss Universe pageant

A Dubai-based company announced that it won a bid for the franchise of hosting Miss Egypt this year in order to choose a representative to the pageant held in El Salvador.

Inside the Met Gala: A furry feline star, a tardy Cinderella

Here are some moments and scenes from inside Monday’s Met Gala:

First Barbie with Down syndrome

Toy company Mattel revealed its first Barbie doll representing a person with Down syndrome on Tuesday.

It’s Met Gala time again — here’s what we know so far

Last year, it took 275,000 bright pink roses to adorn the Metropolitan Museum of Art for the Met Gala, the biggest night in fashion and one of the biggest concentrations of star power anywhere.

Mary Quant, mastermind of Swinging ’60s style, dies at 93

Mary Quant, the visionary fashion designer whose colorful, sexy miniskirts epitomized London in the 1960s and influenced youth culture around the world, has died. She was 93.

Like diamonds in the sky: New rules cement inclusivity in Egypt’s beauty pageant

Miss Egypt Bent Masr beauty pageant announced a change in their admission rules, allowing married, divorced and veiled women to take part in this year’s prestigious beauty contest.

Love, poetry and emotions evoked from Azza Fahmy's latest Mother's Day innovations

As millions of Egyptians wait to mark Mother's Day on 21 March, acclaimed Egyptian jeweller Azza Fahmy launches her latest collection adorned with words and motifs of love for mothers.

Oscars fashion: Fan Bingbing, Angela Bassett regal in 2 ways

Fan Bingbing made a regal entrance in sparkling silver and emerald green on the champagne-colored carpet Sunday at the 95th Academy Awards.

A network of confessions: Saying what's not said

Ahram Online talks to Zeinab Al-Ashry, founder of Confessions of a Married Woman Facebook community and Entaleqi platform

Michael Kors channels ’70s New York chic for latest line

Michael Kors channeled classic ’70s style for his latest collection, drawing inspiration from powerful women of the era like Tina Turner, Jane Fonda, Gloria Steinem and even his mother.

Lauded rebel fashion designer Paco Rabanne dies at age 88

Paco Rabanne, the Spanish-born designer known for perfumes sold worldwide but who made his name with metallic space-age fashions that put a bold, new edge on catwalks, has died, the group that owns his fashion house announced.

African countries lack 'immediate access' to cholera vaccine

Africa's public health agency says countries with deadly cholera outbreaks on the continent have no ``immediate access'' to vaccines amid a global supply shortage.

Sabato De Sarno named new Gucci creative director

Italian designer Sabato De Sarno has been named the new creative director of Gucci, and will unveil his first collection during Milan Fashion Week next September, Gucci and parent company Kering announced.

Controversy, frivolity mark day one of Paris Fashion Week

The pioneering Black performer Josephine Baker — who left the United States to find global fame in Paris in the 1920s — was Dior’s muse for an old school spring couture collection of archetypal classicism.

Paris couture season kicks off with frivolity, seaborne life

Schiaparelli kicked off haute couture season Monday with plenty of glamorous frivolity and exaggerated silhouettes ahead of the highly anticipated show by powerhouse Christian Dior.

Kabul’s mannequins, hooded and masked under Taliban rules

Under the Taliban, the mannequins in women’s dress shops across the Afghan capital of Kabul are a haunting sight, their heads cloaked in cloth sacks or wrapped in black plastic bags.

Arab styles: The many colours of life

The ongoing Beit Al-Aarab exhibition of crafts in Cairo is revealing the diversity and evolution in culture across a large number of Arab countries

Farwell to Vivienne Westwood, influential fashion maverick

Vivienne Westwood, an influential fashion maverick who played a key role in the punk movement, died at age 81.

Eye of Horus Bustier sees collaboration between Balmain and Azza Fahmy

Renowned Egyptian jewelry designer Azza Fahmy announced on Thursday a collaboration with French fashion house Balmain to produce a stunning bodice crafted with Egyptian symbols: the Eye of Horus Bustier.

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