AirAsia has opened ticket sales for a charity flight with Virgin supremo Sir Richard Branson among the cabin crew, set to take off May 1. The Asia-based low-cost carrier announced that tickets for the much-publicized stunt, a result of a Formula 1 bet made between Branson and AirAsia chief Tony Fernandes, will be available from [...]
British fashion house Burberry is taking its runway presentations to new heights in Beijing April 13. The fashion-meets-technology extravaganza staged at the Beijing Television Center will feature British band Keane’s first performance in China, “life-like” holograms, and of course lots of coats on lots of top models. A teaser released on YouTube also states that [...]
After vowing to increase her presence in the Chinese market a few years ago, Diane von Furstenberg has brought her “Journey of a Dress” exhibit to Beijing. The display that details her fashion house’s history opened to the public at the Pace Gallery on April 4 after having traveled Moscow and São Paulo, also known [...]
Singapore‘s Merlion is a mythical beast (that’s part mermaid, part lion) — frozen in time in the shape of an eight-meter tall statue – who is supposed to keep watch over the city’s waters and bring wealth and good fortune to its citizens. As of March, though, the Merlion will play a entirely different role [...]
On the occasion of the Cosmoprof fair running in Bologna, Italy, which wraps up March 21, the Italian fragrance foundation Accademia del Profumo has announced the winners of its annual awards. Its two main prizes, best women’s and men’s perfume, are yearly chosen by consumers and were won by Gucci Guilty and Bleu de Chanel [...]
Yves Saint Laurent has released pictures from its Manifesto day on March 5, when the brand’s well-known yearly publication and limited-edition bag got distributed in the streets of fashion capitals. See some of the most stylish fans snatching up theirs in Hong Kong, New York, Paris, Milan, and London.