Bao Bao the panda departs to new home in China from National Zoo
(Reuters) - Bao Bao, the 3-year-old giant panda who rose to fame while growing up on live video at the Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington, left for her new home in China on Tuesday under a... ...
Ski resort razed by the Taliban lifts Pakistan's domestic tourism
MALAM JABBA, Pakistan (Reuters) - Atop the piste of Malam Jabba in Pakistan's once dangerous Swat Valley skiers schuss downhill, a new Chinese-built chairlift ferries tourists to the peak, and a... ...
Burberry turns to artist Henry Moore for latest London Fashion Week show
LONDON (Reuters) - British artist Henry Moore provided the inspiration for luxury label Burberry's latest collection at London Fashion Week on Monday, with models strutting amid his sculptures in... ...
Designers offer winter romance, trip to the country at London Fashion Week
LONDON (Reuters) - British designer labels took fashionistas on dream-like escapes, to snowy mountain peaks and the English countryside at London Fashion Week on Sunday, presenting luxurious... ...
Saudi gamers get together at kingdom's first-ever Comic Con
JEDDAH (Reuters) - In a country where the use of magic is a crime punishable by beheading, it's not every day that young Saudis wander down the street dressed as the Hulk or Doctor Doom. ...
Clean cuts at Conran, House of Holland goes rodeo at London shows
LONDON (Reuters) - British designer Jasper Conran reworked classic masculine looks for his latest womenswear collection while the House of Holland label presented rodeo-inspired outfits at London... ...
Jasper Conran reworks masculine classics at London womenswear show
LONDON (Reuters) - British designer Jasper Conran reworked classic masculine looks for his latest womenswear collection at London Fashion Week on Saturday, presenting a clean-cut line of coats,... ...
Lincoln, Washington and Roosevelt ranked top three U.S. presidents
(Reuters) - Abraham Lincoln, George Washington and Franklin D. Roosevelt were ranked as the top three U.S. presidents in history respectively while Barack Obama entered the rankings in the 12th spot,... ...
Lincoln, Washington and Roosevelt ranked top three U.S. presidents
(Reuters) - Abraham Lincoln, George Washington and Franklin D. Roosevelt were ranked as the top three U.S. presidents in history respectively while Barack Obama entered the rankings in the 12th spot,... ...
After New York, London kicks off fashion week with eyes on creativity
LONDON (Reuters) - Chunky knits and frilly dresses took over the London catwalk on Friday as the British capital kicked off its leg of the autumn/winter womenswear fashion week calendar. ...
At New York Fashion Week, it's all about breaking the rules
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Fashion Week ended with a flourish on Thursday after a parade of innovative shows that gave an affectionate nod to the 1980's, with designers mixing power suits, chunky... ...
Disney plans midnight 'Star Wars' event to unveil 'Last Jedi' toys
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co and major retailers will release the galaxy's newest "Star Wars" toys at a Sept. 1 midnight event ahead of the holiday debut of the next film in the saga, "The... ...
Kanye West unveils new Yeezy line during New York Fashion Week
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Three months after being hospitalized for exhaustion, rapper Kanye West made his first major public appearance on Wednesday, turning up for his Yeezy fashion show during New York... ...
Kanye West unveils new Yeezy line during New York Fashion Week
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Three months after being hospitalized for exhaustion, rapper Kanye West made his first major public appearance on Wednesday, turning up for his Yeezy fashion show during New York... ...
Contemporary art brings life to Cairo's City of the Dead
CAIRO (Reuters) - On a winding road leading into Cairo's City of the Dead, a cartoon mouse with round ears and green eyes adorns the shop fronts and walls of the mausoleums where thousands of... ...
Rumor has it! German shepherd takes top prize at dog show
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Rumor, a German shepherd, was named best in show at the 141st Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on Tuesday, besting more than 2,800 other dogs that competed in New York this week. ...
Couples marry on Valentine's Day atop a New York City landmark
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Love was in the air atop the Empire State Building on Tuesday as two couples got married and one couple renewed their vows on Valentine's Day, the only day of the year when... ...
Rock singer Debbie Harry crowned Style Icon at Elle Style Awards
LONDON (Reuters) - Debbie Harry, frontwoman of rock band Blondie, was crowned a fashion icon at London's Elle Style Awards, and she thanked her punk influences for defining her style. ...
Vibha Krishnamurthy: A Crusader of Hope
Today am taking a little break from my travel musings and talking about someone else, just because I thank it is important. I recently came across her video, I think because someone else had shared it one Facebook. Now, Dr. Vibha Krishnamurthy is a highly decorated paediatrician who has devoted her life to work for children with developmental disabilities. I might have come across her story earlier too but I did not wait to think about it&n...
While other designers demur, Herrera offers to dress first lady
(Reuters) - Fashion designer Carolina Herrera, who has dressed five first ladies and made first daughter Ivanka Trump's inaugural ball gown, on Monday said she would happily dress the U.S. first lady. ...