Topless sunbathing is going out of fashion in France. Photo: Shutterstock

Topless sunbathing in France falls out of vogue amid harassment, ogling by men, and health concerns

  • One in five Frenchwomen under 50 said they still sunbathed topless, compared to 28 per cent a decade ago and 43 per cent in 1984
  • The current heatwave has also reignited debate around the full-body Islamic burkini swimsuit
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Topless sunbathing is going out of fashion in France. Photo: Shutterstock
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Designer Simone Rocha in opening a store in Hong Kong in July. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Fashion designer Simone Rocha on Brexit, Hong Kong protests and femininity – ‘It’s brave to stand up and have your voice heard’

  • London-based designer, whose father is Hong Kong-born designer John Rocha, readies to open her first store in Hong Kong
  • Her clothes instantly recognisable, Rocha’s label is about to hit the 10-year mark. She recalls starting out as a small design studio in east London
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Designer Simone Rocha in opening a store in Hong Kong in July. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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