‘Indian, Pakistani fashion markets draw upon many similarities’

By Nivedita Lahore, April 19 (IANS) — Many associate bold cuts, colours and patterns with Indian fashion whereas Pakistani... (more...)

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Don’t want to be a model: Kylie Jenner

New York, April 19 (IANS) — Reality TV star Kylie Jenner says she doesn’t want to be a model because she has... (more...)

Pakistan fashion industry’s rising designers are true masters

By Nivedita Lahore, April 19 (IANS) — While most of the aspiring designers across the globe end up getting inspired... (more...)

Egypt seeks bigger share of India’s tourist pie

By Rahul Vaishnavi Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) — Vegetarian food, attractive holiday packages and, above all, advertising... (more...)

Fahad Hussayn at PSFW 2015: Freedom of choice to dress

By Nivedita Lahore, April 19 (IANS) — Sophisticated and elegant without any skin show — that’s how most... (more...)

Kate Winslet doesn’t want to look ‘fantastic’ post delivery

Los Angeles, April 19 (IANS) — Actress Kate Winslet has insisted she would rather not look fantastic straight after... (more...)

Sam Smith ‘happier than ever’ over weight loss

Los Angeles, April 19 (IANS) — Grammy Award-winning singer Sam Smith says he is feeling “happier than ever”... (more...)

Squirming actually helps hyperactive kids learn

New York, April 18 (IANS) — Think twice before you slam a child with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)... (more...)

Naomi Campbell makes surprise runway appearance

Los Angeles, April 18 (IANS) — Supermodel Naomi Campbell made a surprise appearance on the runway at Burberry’s... (more...)

Self-affirmations boost confidence and performance

Toronto, April 18 (IANS) — If you get terrified every time you are called in for a performance review, focus on your... (more...)

Lily Allen chooses ‘watermelon’ hair colour

Los Angeles, April 18 (IANS) — Pop star Lily Allen, who will turn 30 in May, has changed her hair colour into pink... (more...)

Sam Smith consulted Beyonce for weight loss advice

Los Angeles, April 18 (IANS) — Grammy Award-winning singer Sam Smith says he asked “Halo” hitmaker Beyonce... (more...)

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