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Gareth Pugh prepares for battle at London Fashion Week LONDON: British avant-garde designer Gareth Pugh sent a model army down the London catwalk Saturday, equipping them with leather armour, sweeping black gowns and Roman centurion-style headpieces to mark his label's 10th anniversary.The models' faces were painted white with red crosses, the flag of England's patron saint, Saint George, whose legendary battle with a dragon is depicted in an altarpiece at the Victoria and Albert Museum where the show was held.To a soundtrack of chanting crowds, the helmeted models strode down the runway in black leather breastplates worn over floor-trailing skirts with nipped-in waists or dresses adorned with black spikes that shimmered like chain mail -- or dragon scales.On closer inspection, the spikes turned out to be tens of thousands of hand-cut plastic drinking straws, and the chanting was the sound of Pugh's home team, Sunderland Football Club."It's nice to mix the masculine with the very feminine -- these very ...

Fashion icon Tom Ford to make second movie this year HOLLYWOOD: Fashion titan Tom Ford has revealed he plans to shoot his second movie later this year, following the critical success of his debut 2009 feature film "A Single Man."Ford wowed an A-list crowd in Los Angeles on Friday by taking the unusual step of staging his London Fashion Week fall/winter show in the heart of Hollywood as the movie industry gathers for Sunday's Oscars.The American designer made a successful foray into film-making five years ...

Aamir Khan disapproves ‘AIB Roast’, KJo reacts ‘PK’ actor Aamir Khan usually has strong opinions about freedom of speech and liberty but this time he has marked boundaries to the speech by lashing out at the AIB knockout roast. He disapproves the content presented in the controversial comedy show.According to Indian media reports, Aamir Khan said, “My opinion is that it was a violent show. Karan (Johar) and Arjun (Kapoor) are my friends and I scolded them and told them that I ...

Prince Harry dating ‘Harry Potter’ actress Emma Watson? As per the latest reports, 24-years-old ‘Harry Potter’ actress Emma Watson is secretly dating the UK’s most eligible bachelor Prince Harry. According to foreign media reports, the pair is having secret dates with each other and are getting to know each other quite well. Reportedly, Prince Harry and the ‘Harry Potter’ actress allegedly started dating after he emailed her, saying he would ‘like to get to know her’.After the actress broke off her relationship with ...

Anne Hathaway set for ‘The Burning Woman’ Scott Free Productions has been signed on to produce the drama-thriller ‘The Burning Woman’ which is expected to star Oscar-winning actress Anne Hathaway.According to foreign media report, the drama/thriller movie is based on an original idea by the scriptwriter tells the story of a 32-year-old woman who is left devastated when her teenage daughter goes missing. As a result, she is left to bring up her daughter's son on her own. Reportedly, the drama is ...

Raj Kundra, Shilpa Shetty to sell off their IPL stakes The co-owner of IPL Rajasthan Royals, Raj Kundra and Shilpa Shetty have decided to sell off their stake in the Indian Premier League team after Raj Kundra found guilty of betting in IPL games by the Supreme court of India.According to Indian media reports, The Jaipur-based team has written to both the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and the IPL governing body, informing them of Shilpa and Kundra’s decision to sever all ...

Ricky Martin to judge a music competition  International singer Ricky Martin has joined Simon Cowell’s new Spanish language music competition show, ‘La Banda’, as a judge.According to foreign media reports Martin said, “Our community needs musical projects in order to cultivate its talents, which is why I feel it's the perfect moment for a show like ‘La Banda’. There is so much talent to be discovered, and I'm sure we'll find the next musical phenomenon with the help of not only the ...


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