Jean-Paul Gaultier’s opulent catwalk show is one of the highlights of Paris Fashion Week. For the past few years he has concentrated largely on haute couture where he can let his imagination run wild.
German designer Karl Lagerfeld's latest ready-to-wear show for Chanel has been condemned by environmental activists who believe it included ancient trees. The French luxury brand has promised to replant 100 new oaks.
Known for its unusual presentations and star-studded catwalk shows, Milan Fashion Week may be the antidote to the Autumn/Winter 2019 doldrums. Still, some designers are questioning the tradition's relevancy.
Religious relics and Bible stories have long influenced the art world; it's no surprise then that objects of devotion have likewise sparked fashion's imagination, as the NY Met Gala and the museum's new exhibition show.
The children's tale 'Fritzi war dabei' (Fritzi was there too) by author Hanna Schott is now in German cinemas. The film uses a child-friendly approach to explain the events that led to the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Bergen is the rainiest town in Europe. Is that why it has brought forth so many famous writers? Tomas Espedal is from there; Karl Ove Knausgård, his most famous student, spent years there. We visit Norway, the special guest at the Frankfurt Book Fair.
Berlin is known for creative spaces and freedom of expression. It attracts artists, musicians, and clubbers from all over the globe. But the scene is changing. The popular club Griessmuehle and techno DJ DVS1 are trying to conserve club culture.
Innovative yet influenced by tradition: Rembrandt, who died 350 years ago on October 4, has become one of the best known painters of the Dutch Golden Age. The artist had a wide social support system.
British voters, it seems, stay polite even when they are angry: A Yorkshire man who told the British prime minister to leave his town is hailed as a hero, leading to a top Twitter trend.
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