Irina Shayk

Another Year Another Faux British Fashion Awards ‘Sham’

Nominees for the 2017 Fashion Awards were “chosen from hundreds of international names and they represent the most creative talent…
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The FBI’s Half-Secret Relationship With Hollywood

Government documents reveal the relationship between the FBI and filmmakers. by Ariane Lange and Jameson Leopold When director Henry-Alex Rubin…
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Fashion Journalism is About Advertising Budget, Not About Style or Inspiration

It probably won't come as surprise to readers that the majority if not all of women’s and fashion magazines are…
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'Macron Antoinette' Amidst Makeup Scandal

Emmanuel Macron in Le Pickle After Spending €26,000 on Makeup

French president Emmanuel Macron spent €26,000 (£24,000) on makeup during his first three months as president of France, it has emerged.…
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Gender Pay Gap: Fashion Industry is Harsh Towards Male Models

While the BBC may be in hot water for the gender disparity highlighted in its recent salary report, there has…
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The Real Cost of Faux Fur Fashion

Dazzlingly colourful and irresistibly fluffy, faux fur is taking over the High Street. Luxury retailers like Selfridges and Harvey Nichols…
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The Real Extent of Diamond Ring Markups Exposed

While working seven years in the diamond and jewelry industry, Jacob Worth from I Want What It’s Worth has learned…
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Brands Still Fail to Ensure Disclosure of Sponsored Content on Social Media

The rise of fashion industry influencers has been accompanied by a surge in advertising law violations, from left, right and…
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Let’s Talk Synthetic Wigs, And Prevailing Ignorance Within the Industry

As the disposable income of western consumers is growing, so is the share of the beauty industry. While new beauty…
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World Health Organisation Spends More on Travel Than on Efforts to Combat Diseases

The World Health Organization spending scandal: the WHO spends about $200 million a year on travel expenses — which is…
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The Journey of a Couture Dress

With recent comments of the disappointment of maestro Karl Lagerfeld on Meryl Streep's decision to pass on the couture dress by…
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Online Fraudster ‘Editor of Fashion Publications’ Defrauded Designers

An individual referring to himself as Arnaud Henry Mensan posed online as an editor of numerous glam and fashion publications…
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Lottie Moss Elle Style Awards 2016 © Joe Alvarez

UK Model Agencies Fined For Breaking Competition Law

The CMA has imposed fines totalling £1,533,500 on 5 UK model agencies and their trade association for breaking competition law…
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Has Anna Wintour Crossed The Line

Or how marrying politics and fashion is not a great idea. We can all agree that the unsuccessful presidential candidate…
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Elite Matchmaking Industry – Intrigues, ‘False Accusations’ And Cash

The City of London admittedly is the international financial capital of the world and it is no surprise that cities…
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Who invented the Piano Key Necktie: Intellectual property rights in fashion knockoffs

Who Invented The Piano Key Necktie? intellectual Property Rights In Fashion

The ugly reality of intellectual property rights within the fashion industry. Isn't it heart-breaking that every designer entering the highly…
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Ikon London TV is here. By now, you probably already know what to expect from us int he coming days and weeks. Here is our short intro to give you a flavour while you wait.

Ikon London TV is here! What to expect

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