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Nail Lacquer for Lads Latest Beckham-Inspired Trend

NEW YORK, Jul 12, 2002/  — Leave it to David Beckham, the champion of sarongs and diamond studs for men, to now make it cool for boys to sport pink nail polish. Spotted at a christening last Sunday wearing the girlish lacquer, the soccer stud and British Marie Claire cover-boy …
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Yohji Yamamoto Announces Mega-Deal with Adidas

PARIS, Jul 12, 2002/ — Japanese design great Yohji Yamamoto on Wednesday announced a long-term deal with Adidas, in what’s set to be the biggest alliance ever between fashion and sport. Under the terms of the agreement, Adidas will create a new third division called Sports Style, for which Yamamoto …
Fashion Designers

Zuhair Murad: Passion for Fashion

PARIS, Jul 12, 2002 (Updated Jan 27, 2011)/ FW/ — A native of Beirut (born 1971), Zuhair Murad studied art and design before opening his first atelier in his home city in 1995.   “Ever since I was a child, I used to imagine designs for imaginary client. I have …
Runway Shows

Georges Hobeika Haute Couture Fall 2002: Initiales

PARIS, Jul 10, 2002/ FW/ — In a sign that bodes well for the future of Couture, there have been two simultaneous sets of shows this week in Paris. One is the official list, the calendar organized of the Fédération Française de la Couture, which includes the main houses, as …
Runway Shows

Georges Chakra Haute Couture Fall 2002: Over the Top Chakra

PARIS, Jul 10, 2002/ — Along with Elie Saab, Lebanese designer Georges Chakra is one of a new breed of media-savvy Middle Eastern designers with huge domestic businesses and an ever-growing client list. But while Saab’s work has adapted easily to the Western world – Hale Berry’s Oscar dress being …
Fashion Designers

Thierry Mugler: Iconography & Drama

PARIS, July 7, 2002 (Updated Jun 26, 2009) / FW/ — A dancer, designer and photographer, the creative genius of Thierry Mugler lies in iconography and drama of his designs.   Born in Strasbourg, Alsace, France in 1948, Thierry Mugler studied at the Strasbourg School of Fine Arts. He started …
Fashion Designers

Masatomo by Rynshu

PARIS, Jul 2, 2002 (Updated Jul 1, 2009) FW/ — The tradition of good tailoring, the refinement in the finishings declined by Masatomo on items of the male wardrobe which ally high elegance with a casual feel, have been the signature of this designer’s brand since it has started, nearly …
Runway Shows

Miu Miu Menswear Spring 2003: Arty Innovations

MILAN, Jun 30, 2002/ — Anyone who says that you can’t invent anything new in menswear — and a lot of people, even critics, do — should have gone to the Miu Miu collection shown in Milan Thursday. Not to suggest that the collection was revolutionary, but at least designer …