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Fashion TV International will broadcast live Turkey’s world famous fashion designer Atıl Kutoğlu’s show on Sept 14 at the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in Istanbul. Top model Maria ‘Masha’ Adam will take the podium in the show.
ISTANBUL- Hürriyet Daily News
When Hamid Karzai took office as president of Afghanistan, the Western world praised his fashion sense. It was a calculated task. He took elements from every corner of his country to blend into his wardrobe.
Turkish model Sevcan Yaşar was crowned the 23rd Miss Model of the World in the Chinese city of Shenzhen on Nov. 26. A total of 66 models from 66 countries participated in the final contest
GENEVA - Agence France-Presse
A 110-carat yellow jewel called the Sun Drop Diamond, thought the biggest of its kind in the world, sold for a record 10 million Swiss francs ($10.9 million) at auction in Geneva, Sotheby’s announced Tuesday.
ISTANBUL - Anatolia News Agency
Sultanahmet’s Hagia Sophia Hürrem Sultan Bath is maintaining traditional Turkish hamam customs with services like bridal and groom baths. The hamam, which reopened on May 19 after a long restoration process, mostly serves foreigners on weekdays and Turks on weekends, receiving more than 2,000 guests a month
AN CITY - The Associated Presse
The Benetton clothing company quickly withdrew an ad featuring a fake photo of Pope Benedict XVI kissing a top Egyptian imam on the lips after the Vatican denounced it as an unacceptable provocation.
LONDON - Agence France-Presse
Miss Venezuela, Ivian Sarcos, was crowned the 2011 winner of the Miss World beauty pageant on Sunday at a glittering final ceremony in London.
Hürriyet Daily News
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London’s Christie’s auction house is preparing to sell works from its ‘Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds’ collection. The auction includes works like manuscripts, Qurans, examples of calligraphy, album pages, and Persian and İznik pottery.
BERLIN - Agence France-Presse
A Berlin museum is coupling haute couture with haute cuisine, spotlighting models draped in octopus tunics, seaweed miniskirts and chocolate dresses.
ISTANBUL – Hürriyet Daily News
Akmagaza.com is a new discount website that sells hijab fashions. The site offers products with luxury tags as well as products that suit everyone’s needs, both
BUDAPEST - Agence France-Presse
Budapest’s fashion world was treated Saturday to a display of Roma couture, intended not just to present new creations but to help combat prejudice against the minority group.
PARIS - The Associated Press
Turkish designer Arzu Kaprol, whose Paris debut last March provided the season’s unintentional comic relief, was back with a more polished display Wednesday this time, without the audience or models breaking into laughter.