Leaping from the traditional to the radical, the men's edition of London fashion week opened on Friday with shows from country gentleman label Barbour and young urban designer Nasir Mazhar.
Proving that manliness can come wrapped in a skirt, design duo Sibling on Saturday stamped their style on London Fashion Week with a bold collection inspired by boxing and 1980s pop culture.
It was smoky, alcohol-free and there was no swimsuit contest, but Saturday's party produced the first Miss Iraq in four decades and left all feeling a small victory had been won.
Spain's Mireia Lalaguna Royo was named the winner of the Miss World 2015 competition in the southern Chinese island resort of Sanya, an event dogged by controversy over mainland China's refusal to allow Canada's entrant to attend.
When Marilyn Monroe ordered pumps from Salvatore Ferragamo in the 1940s, she had a special request, the shoemaker's grandson revealed. One heel was slightly higher than the other, enhancing her famed wiggle.
Skirts made from bamboo chicken cages and billowy dresses crafted from mosquito nets -- a Thai teen is elevating everyday items of rural life to the catwalk to challenge entrenched prejudice among the Bangkok elite.
A 42-year-old unemployed man was crowned Zimbabwe's ugliest man at a pub pageant in Harare -- but the contest turned ugly when the runner-up accused judges of bias.
When winter comes, spring is never far behind. That's the impression we gained on Nov. 15 in the collections presenting the 2016 spring inspiration -- floral-print dresses as lovely as the darling buds of May. As the first step to get into the spring mood, Cheng Pai Cheng's forest-inspired one-piece is mellow, soft and feminine.
Taiwan's aboriginal designers drew inspiration from indigenous cultures and put on a spectacular show for local brand Totem's new line -- mixing traditional tribal apparel, trendy ready-to-wears, music and dance. Formal tailored suits were spiced up with aboriginal-inspired embellishments.
Saturday begins with a breath of fresh air as Chinese brand Zihan showcases its latest line. The brand held true to its "Mori Girl" spirit, presenting dynamic variations of "girl in the forest" look. Large straw hats and bohemian prints gave off beach holiday vibes, while sweaters worn casually over the shoulder and loud-colored backpacks hinted at a Tokyo influence.