Latin America's most important fashion event, the Sao Paulo Fashion Week, opened Tuesday June 17th with much attention on shows due to feature supermodels Naomi Campbell, Giselle Bundchen and Raquel Zimmerman.
By Bappa Majumdar NEW DELHI, June 12 (Reuters Life!) - A year ago, Vimla Atwal eked a living by cleaning outdoor pits used as toilets in a western Indian village. Next month, she will sashay down a New York catwalk with top Indian models.
Movie star Audrey Tautou is her biggest fan, but French-born, Sydney-based fashion designer Laurence Pasquier is keeping her feet on the ground as she attempts to match Euro-chic with Aussie informality.
A striking brunette sashayed down the catwalk, showing off her simple yet elegant white robe and black headgear to the enraptured audience. Sister Lucja of the Order of the Sacred Heart of Jesus smiled as the crowd burst into applause.