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Born to a clerk and an accountant, Gaultier never received formal training as a designer. Instead, he fell in love with fashion a child. His early inspirations were TV shows and magazines. After crafting clothes for his toys and then his family, in his late teens, he sent sketches to famous couture stylists, asking if they would work with him. Pierre Cardin was so impressed, he hired him as an assistant when JPG was 18.(jeanpaulgaultier.com)

Jean Paul Gaultier, enfant terrible of fashion, steps off the ramp

By Zara Murao & Raul Dias | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON FEB 01, 2020 09:06 PM IST
There’s more coming; a surprise project, he says. But meanwhile, here’s a look back at the work of an untrained genius, an early champion of diversity, and a 50-year career of firsts.
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The Beckhams at the Dior 2020 menswear show.(Dior/Instagram)
The Beckhams at the Dior 2020 menswear show.(Dior/Instagram)

Dior sparks mayhem with couture-infused Paris menswear show

By Associated Press | Paris
UPDATED ON JAN 18, 2020 03:59 PM IST
At the Paris menswear 2020 -2021 show, androgynous designs, 80s proportions, leather patterns stood out. Read on.
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A model presents a creation by Guo Pei during the Women's Fall-Winter 2019/2020 Haute Couture collection fashion show in Paris, on July 3, 2019. (Photo by THOMAS SAMSON / AFP)(AFP)
A model presents a creation by Guo Pei during the Women's Fall-Winter 2019/2020 Haute Couture collection fashion show in Paris, on July 3, 2019. (Photo by THOMAS SAMSON / AFP)(AFP)

Paris haute couture week review: Haute couture turns back on fur, both real and fake

By Agence France-Presse, Paris
UPDATED ON JUL 09, 2019 08:36 AM IST
Beyond the guest appearance of American designer Ralph Rucci, there was none of the luxuriantly sensual mink, fox or sable that for decades defined the autumn winter collections of the elite Paris shows.
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US singers Katy Perry (L) and Dolly Parton perform onstage during the 61st Annual Grammy Awards on February 10, 2019, in Los Angeles.(AFP)
US singers Katy Perry (L) and Dolly Parton perform onstage during the 61st Annual Grammy Awards on February 10, 2019, in Los Angeles.(AFP)

Grammy Awards 2019: Silver, silhouette, sheer and shirtless, the red carpet had it all

By Srishti Jha | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 11, 2019 01:41 PM IST
Grammy Awards 2019: The 61th annual Grammy Awards held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles celebrated innovation, style and design apart from music and artistes.
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Jean Paul Gaultier is the latest fashion designer to say no to fur(Jean Paul Gaultier/Twitter)
Jean Paul Gaultier is the latest fashion designer to say no to fur(Jean Paul Gaultier/Twitter)

Jean Paul Gaultier is latest fashion designer to stop using fur

By Associated Press | Associated Press, Paris
UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2018 10:55 AM IST
Fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier announced he would go fur-free to get to a side of creativity that will not hurt, since the way animals are killed is absolutely deplorable.
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Here’s how you can pair couture with high-street fashion stylishly. (Location courtesy: The Roseate, New Delhi, Make-up and hair: Leeview Biswas,Styling assistant: Riya Dhankar)(Farhan Hussain)
Here’s how you can pair couture with high-street fashion stylishly. (Location courtesy: The Roseate, New Delhi, Make-up and hair: Leeview Biswas,Styling assistant: Riya Dhankar)(Farhan Hussain)

Couture meets high-street fashion! Here’s how you can pair the two fashion worlds

By Drishti Vij | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON JUL 28, 2018 09:00 PM IST
Can the time-consuming craftsmanship of haute couture and casualness of fast fashion ever meet? Here are some ways to make it work.
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Grimes, left, and Elon Musk attend The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination exhibition.(Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
Grimes, left, and Elon Musk attend The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination exhibition.(Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

Of tiaras, tantrums and heavenly bodies at this hot New York exhibition

By Agence France-Presse | Agence France-Presse, New York
UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2018 02:10 PM IST
The exhibition called ‘Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic imagination’ is taking place at New York.
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Fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier poses with and record producer Nile Rodgers, who will be responsible for the music for the show.(AFP)
Fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier poses with and record producer Nile Rodgers, who will be responsible for the music for the show.(AFP)

Designer Jean Paul Gaultier’s upcoming show to fuse fashion and live music

By HT Correspondent | Agence France-Presse, Westport
UPDATED ON MAY 06, 2018 03:01 PM IST
More than a catwalk and not quite a musical, the genre-blurring “Fashion Freak Show” will bring out Gaultier’s iconic designs as well as new outfits and tell his life through actors, models and a live singer.
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When Sonam Kapoor is not wearing her extensive designer wardrobe, the Veere Di Wedding actor is often seen in Bhane, Anand Ahuja’s clothing line. Pictures below. (AP File Photo)
When Sonam Kapoor is not wearing her extensive designer wardrobe, the Veere Di Wedding actor is often seen in Bhane, Anand Ahuja’s clothing line. Pictures below. (AP File Photo)

Sonam Kapoor can’t stop wearing hubby-to-be Anand Ahuja’s clothing line

By Sanya Panwar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 03, 2018 11:00 AM IST
Sonam Kapoor showed off her love for boyfriend Anand Ahuja’s clothing line, Bhane, donning a distressed denim jacket from the label at Mumbai airport on Tuesday. We’ve rounded up the stylish actor’s most memorable moments sporting her husband-to-be’s designs, below.
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Saudi Arabian Princess Noura bint Faisal Al-Saud is the president of the Arab Fashion Council.(AFP)
Saudi Arabian Princess Noura bint Faisal Al-Saud is the president of the Arab Fashion Council.(AFP)

Meet the royal fashionista behind Saudi Arabia’s first fashion week

By HT Correspondent | Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON APR 27, 2018 12:38 PM IST
Saudi Arabian princess Noura bint Faisal Al-Saud is the new face of fashion in the ultraconservative kingdom.
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