A wealthy Vietnamese jet-setter attended several fashion shows in Milan, Italy and Paris before being tested positive for the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
Nga Nguyen, the 27-year-old daughter of a steel magnate, was present at the Gucci fashion show in Milan on Feb. 19, later attending the Saint Laurent show in Paris on Feb. 25, according to South China Morning Post.
London-based luxury fashion brand Burberry canceled its invitations to many South Korean celebrities as well as employees of Burberry Korea as a preventive measure against the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV or COVID-19).
The news was announced by an official of the fashion brand through a press release on Tuesday, according to Yonhap News Agency.
In the Fall/Winter 2016 fashion show of luxury fashion house Balenciaga, a familiar bag used in East and Southeast Asian countries was seen touted down the runway.
This bag seemed as if it was ripped straight off of the shopping bags of Bangkok, Thailand, costing 100 baht ($3.90) compared to the designer bags, which are worth about a thousand times more.
Ramzan Miah made history as the first male British Bangladeshi model to appear at the London Fashion Week (LFW) in September.
The 25-year-old from Luton, Bedfordshire has been modeling since he was 17, but only joined a fashion agency three months ago, when his agent encouraged him to audition for LFW.
In a bid to celebrate Asian individuality and highlight cultural diversity, a designer pulled off something that’s rarely done at the New York Fashion Week: feature only Asian models in the runway.
New Zealand-born designer Claudia Li made her bold statement on Sunday during her first-ever runway show at the prestigious fashion event.
One of the producers of a canceled Art Hearts Fashion Week LA event came under fire for allegedly discriminating against several models by proclaiming that “no Filipinos” were allowed to participate.
Filipina models who were invited to walk a show for designers Elie Madi, Rocky Gathercole, and Resty Lagare at the biannual fashion event were reportedly blocked by event organizer and Art Hearts Fashion International president Erik Rosete.
Los Angeles Fashion Week has come under fire for discriminating against several Filipina models, as one of the producers allegedly told them that “no Filipinos” were allowed.