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July 14 2014
Our Couture Fashion Week Predictions | Styleblazer
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While fashion enthusiasts and the 1 percent indulge in the true art of fashion via the Fall 2014 Couture shows this week. Heavy hitters like Valentino, Christian Dior, and Armani presented ultra feminine and noticeably wearable looks for the Fall 2015 season, reminding spectators that couture is still a necessary albeit an inaccessible part of fashion. Take a look at which of our favorite celebrities we hope to see in looks from the shows. Photo: WENN 17-year-old actress Chloe Moretz stunned this past awards season in Chanel. We wold love to see her in this youthful embellished A-line dress from the Chanel Couture collection. The length would be a good change of pace from her floor length Met Gala gown. 1
Standard services include manicures/pedicures, spray tans, eyelashes, hair cuts/color/styles/extensions, even rental clothing. But no one, until now, has offered custom breast taping and shaping for special occasions. The Expert of Underneath is now launching " Honest Kim's Titty Bar " to offer services to make breasts look exactly how women want for that special dress, wedding, bachelorette party, or day by the pool. By special appointment, Kim Castellano comes to you or your group using products she has invented and manufactured for the past 15 years, as well as custom items for each situation. Some women need more lift, especially after breast feeding or getting older.
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Nothing odd or strange here at all: we all agree so far? Excellent, now, the transfer pricing rules that govern trade between subsidiaries of the same company mean that Richement has to charge its own UK subsidiary a royalty equal to, or at least similar to, what it would charge me, a truly independent organisation, for access to that same brand name. Far from charging a royalty ring settings being something naughty that theyre doing its actually essential that they do so in order to stay within the law. This is so well understood by the tax law that it is actually illegal for HMRC to try and tax such a royalty payment going to a company in another EU or EEA state. Theyre supposed to charge a royalty and they would be very naughty children indeed if they did not.
June 29 2014
Google Glass With Designer Frames Go On Sale On Fashion Websites - los Angeles Times
Designer Diane von Furstenberg and Google designer Isabelle Olsson discuss how Made for Glass came about. For $300 more than the regular price of $1,500, early adopters can buy Google Glass with designer frames Google Glass goes on sale in the U.K., for about $200 more than in the U.S. Designer-inspired frames for Google Glass for men and women go on sale Two years after she brought Google Glass to the New York Fashion week runway , fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg has teamed with Google Inc. to launch a line of designer frames for the smart glasses to hang on. Von Furstenberg-- best known for her easy-to-put-on wrap dresses -- helped reshape the $1,500 computerized eyewear into something that looks more like a normal pair of glasses.
Seacrest To Host CBS Fashion Show, Now Has Deals jewelers at All 4 Networks - Yahoo TV
Hoffman is known for her colorful prints and earthy aesthetic. Fashion designer Mara Hoffman poses for a portrait in her showroom. Hoffman is known for her colorful prints and earthy aesthetic. (Michael Nagle / Los Angeles Times) Caption Mara Hoffman Michael Nagle / Los Angeles Times Swimsuits designed by Hoffman are displayed in her showroom. Hoffman began her swimwear line in 2008. Since, it has been spotted on celebrities including Ashley Tisdale and Jessica Simpson.
Mara Hoffman brings her summertime-feel fashion brand to sunny SoCal - Los Angeles Times
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June 14 2014
Fashion Fails: Lupita Nyong'o, John Mayer, Marion Cotillard - Starpulse.com
That's enough culture for one day, but I feel my point is made. The 80s had bad clothes no question but the clothes were at least deliberate statements, from batwings to shoulder pads, and they often related to sociological and cultural issues, whether it was feminism or music. In the 90s, there were fashion trends that had connections to what was happening in the music world (well, grunge anyway. B*witched is no excuse for the 90s obsession with denim so don't even try that). Butmainly what we all wore in the 90swas inexcusable crap not fashion, not statements, just crap. Skirts over trousers?
Fight Back Against Drone Surveillance... With Fashion
"They are a statement that also protect you from the elements: Fashion meets functionality." 0 Every one-of-a-kind chapeau from western to fedora to top hats, starting at $525 is made entirely by hand of beaver felt or mixed media (for example, a felt crown with a straw brim). The intricate and labor-intensive process involves about 20 steps, including custom measuring, steaming and pressing the felt onto mahogany block forms, multiple rounds of drying, sanding to create a fine nap, conditioning, stitching and decorating. The hats are topped off with unique details, such as indigo tie-dyed accents, dirt and fire distressing, paint splatters, Fouquet's original poems hand-penned in French on the band or a few matchsticks tucked under the band. Current wait time for an order is eight weeks (add $150 for a rush). "He plays with both the Old West and the Old World, reflecting his eclectic ties with both America and France," says Loiron. "Nico's hats are not replicas of vintage pieces, however; they are his own twist and his personality is branded in each collection." Bernard and Nick Fouquet share a personal fashion aesthetic that is casual-cool a mix of technical surf wear and adventure gear, relaxed all-American sportswear a la Palm Beach and a French flair for sharp tailoring and seasonless neck scarves tied offhandedly just so.
That means we take a break from letting you know how good all of your favorite stars look to show the other side of fashion: the fails! At least Lupita Nyong'o is giving everyone else a chance to be a fashion star once a month. In May she wore that odd see-through dress with green leaves attached to it . This time she's wearing this odd tank-top and clam-diggers combination with really busy patterns. Then there's that droopy pink neckline. It's fierce and unique, but ultimately weird.
Cline dancing in Garson & Shaw's "Not Trashy" video. Garson & Shaw invited over 200 members of the textile recycling industry to Atlanta, Ga., to converse about recycling and do a remake of the Pharrell "Happy" single.YouTube/Garson & Shaw Follow: Related Photo: Author Elizabeth L. Cline autographs her book, "Overdressed: The Shockingly High Cost of Cheap Fashion," at Garson & Shaw's Atlanta conference in May 2014.Shamontiel L. Vaughn Author Elizabeth L. Cline autographs her book, "Overdressed: The Shockingly High Cost of Cheap Fashion," at Garson & Shaw's Atlanta conference in May 2014.Shamontiel L.
With Fashion reddit The drones are coming to steal your privacy, but now there's a fashionable way to tell them to butt out. Join the Stealth War Wear. Stealth Wear, which was created by Adam Harvey , was designed to " protect the wearer from drone surveillance ." While it seems like privacy has become a privilege , it can now chic Emma also be quite fashionable --Harvey has designed a scarf and hoodie that are "anti-drone," limiting the thermal- imaging technology drones use to acquire information. Harvey spoke to Wired about what prompted him to create the collection of outerwear: Total surveillance is a term I first heard from Anders Sandberg during this presentation at a Tabula Rasa conference... He predicts that by 2050 a country can execute total surveillance on a population for .01% of their GDP.
May 14 2014
Gun-concealing Fashion Is Latest Trend In Chicago | Fashion - Yahoo Shine
"We want to show women that you can dress how you want and have all kinds of options and still feel confident in your ability to protect yourself, Smolenski told the Chicago Tribune. It seems not everyone is thrilled by these specialized garments. Carol Marin, a reporter for the Chicago Sun-Times had nothing but criticism for the local fashion show. "In a city that cant shake its carlos shoes shooting reputation, here we have a firearms/fashion show billed as a way to 'empower women.' And it comes just days after a 14-year-old girl was shot and killed by another 14-year-old girl who will never grow up to be a woman. Others took to Twitter to voice their concerns about the fashion show: @soder606 wrote: Too appalling for words.....on Mothers Day weekend?? Sick, sick, sick @ryanlwilliams wrote: Gun Enthusiasts launch fashion show to highlight the softer side of shooting one another. @DanielStrauss4 wrote: A firearms fashion showthis is just weird While concealed-weapon fashions are a relatively popular in Chicago, clearly there are mixed emotions regarding the trend.
Fashion feud: Tim Gunn can't look Anna Wintour in the eyes!
And it appears the feud is not over yet. Photo credit: Ivan Nikolov/WENN.com Tim Gunn is one of the greatest fashion consultants in the industry, but he has also made the mistake of angering a fashion heavyweight and not just anyone: Vogue editor Anna Wintour . The Project Runway: Under the Gunn host has admitted he's still terrified of Wintour, and told the The New York Post's Page Six, "I don't look her in the eyes, because I will be turned into stone." Yikes! So what started the feud between these two? Hollywood's humanitarians: How Project Runway's Tim Gunn is saving the world >> Gunn painted a rather unpleasant picture of Wintour when he wrote an anecdote about the 64-year-old fashion guru in his 2010 fashion advice book Gunn's Golden Rules. Gunn wrote that he had witnessed the U.S.
April 11 2014
Deschanel Talks Fashion, Prince And 'new Girl' - Yahoo Finance
The 1920s home was designed by the architectural firm Koerner & Gage, which also designed Beverly Hills' City Hall. Mr. Eisner remodeled the home after purchasing it, Mr. Mossler said. The gated estate has a wood-paneled library, a screening room and four wood-burning fireplaces. On the grounds, there is a pool with a tile fountain, a tennis court with a shaded pavilion, and gardens. There is a guest apartment above a three-car garage, Mr.
Thus, the items for sale on the site are guaranteed to be of higher quality, or at least from premium brands. Bib + Tuck uses its own virtual currency, which you can purchase; but when you sell items, you can only exchange your Bib Bucks for more items on the site. Bib + Tuck is available on iOS . Tradesy encourages the buying and selling of premium items by guaranteeing authenticity a far cry from the early days of rip-offs on eBay. Website Lollipuff also guarantees authenticity for certain fashion brands.
It's fitting, then, that bubbles are a theme of her new fashion collaboration with Hilfiger, To Tommy From Zooey. A self-described "fabric nerd" known for her bright blue eyes, long bangs and retro-inspired dresses, Deschanel spent two years working with the designer to create a collection of flirty frocks based on her own personal style. "It makes me so happy when people like them. And I love all the dresses," she beamed. "It's almost like I got a whole new closet full of clothes!" Wearing a cream-colored dress from the collection, the 34-year-old actress talked with The Associated Press about working with Prince, being true to herself and what the future holds for "New Girl" couple Nick and Jess. ___ AP: There are 14 dresses in your new collection. Will Jess get to wear some on "New Girl"?
Starting with a tour through the city with two top fashion models and a photographer, this month's CNNGo TV episode then ventures into the "fashion quadrangle," arguably the most fashionable shopping district on the planet, and also takes a trip to the city's most famed umbrella maker. More on Milan plus the full show can be found here: www.cnn.com/cnngo (CNN) -- Cabbies, concierges, local websites. Traditional sources all, commonly used by travelers seeking local information. But Italy's fashion capital of Milan is no common city. In a place that feels more like one big catwalk, swarming with models, the best guides to the city are those closest to the fabulous action. That's why we asked a panel of local glamour gurus to fashion a tour of the best places in Milan to get close to the beauty. Fashion model Roberta Defez has done photo shoots for Italian designer labels such as I Ragazzi del Rosso andGianmarco Rii and luxury hotel brand Belmond Hotels.
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Getthebuzz716: Describe the general process you go through to design and whats your favorite part about conceptualizing a design? Masha Ruginets: I am most often inspired by history, and I tend to read novels which focus on history. I often dreaming of a time period different from the one we currently live in, and my design work is heavily inspired by that. Since I am always thinking about what to design next, and how to design it, I end up with a collection that will be often inspired by a few different periods in history. I've also view got to say that 'The Smithsonian Fashion: The Definitive History of Costume and Style' comes in very handy with research, and inspiration, it's a good thing the book is like 500 pages long! Getthebuzz716: What matters to you most as a designer?
March 27 2014
Kim Jong-un Haircuts Required For Men In North Korea
You can try this messy hairdo with wavy unique prom dresses hair using clutcher. Chic Summer Hairstyles For 2014 11/16 Vintage Hairstyle Priyanka Chopra tried this vintage inspired hairstyle which looked chic and stylish. The side swept wavy bangs looked nice with the hair bun. Chic Summer Hairstyles For 2014 12/16 Slight Bangs Women with straight hair can get short bangs for the summer. It looks cool and chic as well. Chic Summer Hairstyles For 2014 13/16 Front Braid Instead of wearing a hair band, you can braid the front hair and get the desired look. Chic Summer Hairstyles For 2014 14/16 Swept Back Hair Emma Watson recently carried this fashionable hairstyle at Noah premiere in Berlin.
Okhai Ojeikere Artist The Beauty Page Nigerian Hairstyles Nigerian Beauty Black and White Photography Arts News We didn't think the day would come when we would be physically moved by just a hairstyle. How wrong we were. Nigerian photographer JD 'Okhai Ojeikere documented the stunningly experimental coifs of Nigerian women in his series aptly titled "Hairstyles." The results are nothing short of visually hypnotic. Capturing the intersection of cultural tradition and personal expression, Ojeikere's photographs show what happens when personal style bleeds into the realm of art. Thanks to an onslaught of coiling curls, gravity-defying braids and zig-zagging parts, the women's hairstyles featured in his images become living sculptures.
The haircut, which is called Dear Leader Kim Jong Un, looks good if a person has a round face. Previously the country has 10 different hairstyles that men can choose from when getting a haircut. A former Pyongyang resident who now lives in China said that the Kim Jong-un haircut is unpopular since it resembles the style used by Chinese smugglers. He said that Until the mid-2000s, we called it the Chinese smuggler haircut. While the men of North Korea now only have one haircut style to choose from the women are somewhat lucky as they have 18 different hairstyles to choose from. Experts who frequently travel to North Korea however say that they have not noticed any changes in the haircuts of the male citizens of the country. We were in the country last week and saw no one with said haircut. Matthew Reichel, Director of the Canadian NGO Pyongyang Project, said that Ever since the Moranbong band was popularized and the DPRKs first lady was officially announced, there has been a liberalization or the rules.
North Korean Men Now Required To Sport Kim Jong-un Haircuts
1, 2014, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un delivers an annual New Year's Day message in Pyongyang, North Korea. 2014-03-26 15:30:37 UTC If you are a man in North Korea, we sincerely hope you have a round face. It's the shape that will work with your new haircut. That new haircut is reportedly called the " Dear Leader Kim Jong Un ," modeled afteryou guessed itNorth Korean leader Kim Jong-un's impenetrable block of black hair atop his chubby cheeks. The style reportedly became a state-mandated guideline about two weeks ago, though experts familiar with the country have said there's no evidence a new hairstyle rule has gone into effect . See also: North Korea Fires 2 Missiles as Obama Talks With Japan, South Korea If true, this new rule would be North Korea's most stringent haircut restriction. However, it wouldn't be the first time the government has cracked down on what happens at the barber shop.
March 12 2014
Hairstyles To Rock On 2014
A recent poll has voted the 1960s as the best decade for hairstyles. Popular hairstyles from the era the beehive, the bob and the Beatles-style mop, collectively made the decade's styles the most iconic of the century. And the proof of their popularity lies in the number of modern versions they have lead to. The messy ponytail, the beach hair, the finger waves and the many versions of Audrey Hepburn's beehive are all permutations of the 1960s hairstyles. The Twiggy pixie cut, too, has found its fair share of faithful fans, including Charlize Theron, Rihanna, Natalie Portman, Anne Hathaway, Emma Watson, Jennifer Lawrence and Carrie Mulligan.
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Stylish and sexy, this haircut makes more sense especially in the summers. 2) Flow and Comb back pinterest Justin Timberlake knows his way around a good haircut and his current hairstyle stands testimony to it. Flow and comb back do is very similar to the traditional side part, however, instead of a simple comb over to the side, it kind of flows back across the head. If youve curly hair like the singer himself, then we advise you to apply some anti-frizz product before going for this hairstyle. 3) The Rebel Without A Cause Hairdo pinterest Also known as the James Dean hairstyle, this cut is one of the classics. He may have put the slicked back biker do (quiff) on the global map, but the modern men like James Franco or Bruno Mars are taking this hairstyle to a whole new level.
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Enhance your beautiful looks by changing your hairstyle. Check out the rocking hairstyles of 2014 and groom yourself with the new styles of this New Year. High Rise Quiff: Torockattitude look, give a way tohigh risequiff. This can be the right choice to depict your attitude.Longer hairwith the steps on shoulders and high rise quiff will make your expert stylish person. Give yourself rock star look. Shag: Layershave been in fashion since long time. Face coming cuts withshort layersis again in vogue. Add texture with choppy layers instead of long blunt cut style.
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From my comments above I think you have worked out that she needs to grow her hair. For heart shape faces you need to keep some fringe coming down on your forehead which Taylor has actually done, this is because you want to make your forehead appear smaller, then as soon as she grows the length (anywhere from 2-4 inches) and her layers down in proportion with the length, her fringe will then look much better suited. I wouldn't recommend growing it very long either, as this would tend to make her face appear too small vanishing amongst all the hair. What about the colour? Taylor's skin tone is quite light in complexion with piercing blue eyes, I agree with keeping her colour with-in the blonde family but I would be careful not to go to light, otherwise it may make her skin appear pale, blending into her hair a bit too much, then the colour would start to look weak against her skin tone. I prefer the last photo yet again, in this photo she has used a darker golden blonde, which makes her eyes and skin stand out so much more. What to ask for, or keep away from if you have an oval shape face My suggested cut would work perfectly.
Many of the hairstyles presented during the show and favored today by American women are not so different from those their African ancestors wore. That, in essence, is the point of the lecture series the Harrison Museum of African American Culture is presenting to coincide with its exhibit The Spirit That Knows Beauty: Black World Art from the Demerson Collection. There are aspects of history and of culture that are not discussed, said museum President Charles Price. The symbolism of what were doing [today] is just not discussed. Yes, that is something we dont focus on, the continuity, said Bamidele Demerson, a cultural anthropologist and executive director of the International Civil Rights Center in Greensboro, N.C. Demerson pointed to many of the African artifacts in the exhibit that display hairstyles that influence todays fashions. They include braids, high-standing rows and closely shaved patterns traditions carried during the African diaspora to the Americas.
And as she headed out to the BBC studios on Sunday the singer mixed things up yet again with a bouffant hairdo Dynasty style. While on first glance, the singer's monochrome attire looked to be a relatively safe choice, it was given an interesting edge with a 19080s barnet that the show's star Joan Collins would have been proud of. Eighties girl: Paloma Faith gave her trouser suit an edge by teaming it with some shoulder pads and a Joan Collins style bouffant hairstyle Joan played Blake's scheming ex-wife Alexis Morell Carrington in the 80's hit TV series which became synonymous with big hair, glamorous outfits and outsized shoulder pads. Visit the Femail Fashion Finder hub for the latest celebrity looks...and where to get your own for less Paloma 32, looked stunning in a pin-striped black trouser suit, which clung to her slim figure, as she arrived at the BBC for the Andrew Marr show. She teamed her outfit with a crisp white shirt with collars that bore the embroidered word FOOL and wore vertiginous platform monochrome boots and carried a little leather doctor's bag. Standing out: Paloma looked stunning as she arrived at the BBC studios for the Andrew Marr show and rocked a monochrome trouser suit and Dynasty hairstyle The original: Joan Collins was a fan of the big hair and shoulder pads in hit TV show Dynasty which Paloma pulled off successfully On the hair and make-up front, she went for a dramatic look and wore her tousled backcombed locks to one side with just a slick of mascara, a pair of thick eyelashes and Paloma's signature red lipstick.
February 25 2014
Franklin Jewelry Store Owner Charged With Buying, Processing Stolen Jewelry
The robbery occurred at Stuart Kingston Jewelers on Nov. 1, 2011. The three bandits, each of whom wore a mask and one of whom brandished a gun, tied up four employees, then used hammers to smash glass cases and take the jewels. Among the gems taken was the Liberty Bell Ruby, a rare 5-inch stone made from the largest mined ruby in the world. Jim Stein, the store's owner, said after the heist that he was trying to broker a deal to help the California owners sell the one-of-a-kind ruby to a philanthropist who would donate it to the National Liberty Museum in Philadelphia. None of the jewels has been recovered, officials said. The crime had been featured on "America's Most Wanted" in February 2012.
Suspects sought in smash, grab jewelry robbery in Ardmore
The state is investigating the store, authorities said.Franklin Borough Police FRANKLIN BOROUGH A jewelry-store owner was arrested and charged with improperly buying and processing stolen jewelry, authorities said. The state is also investigating the merchants business practices, police said. Stephanie Connelly, 51, of Greeley, Pa., owns North Jersey Gold and Silver, where an alleged thief sold stolen jewelry in November, said Detective Nevin Mattessich. Connelly is accused of buying the stolen jewelry from Tomasz Przybojewski on Nov. 20, 2013 and then sending it to a refinery on the same day, Mattessich said. Przybojewski allegedly used a foreign identification of a deceased relative to sell the jewelry to the store, and authorities charged him with wrongful impersonation and theft. Detectives have now charged Connelly with failing to get proper identification from Przybojewski and of failing to hold on to the jewelry for a minimum of three days after giving a record of the sale to the local police, as required by state statute approved in 2009 and amended last year, Mattessich said.
SD family business grows into jewelry design team
His sons, Thomas and Gerard , grew up in the shop. Ive been doing this since the fashion blog sixth grade, Gerard says. We learned the business from the bottom up. We learned how to appreciate jewelry and to understand how jewelry is made. Gerard officially joined the family business in 1978, and Thomas followed in 1981.With the two of them - and the other artisans Larry had trained - F&H; Repair began manufacturing its own line of custom jewelry, selling work wholesale to other jewelers. After Larry Faini died in 1995, Gerard took over the management and direction of the company as CEO. Thomas is the facility operations manager and master craftsman.
Everyone was pretty much silent, and we wanted them to do what they needed to do," said Rambo. Police rushed to the scene and scoured the area looking for clues. They found a bloody trail behind the business including a stained jewelry stand and a glove. Everything was taken into evidence. Police say the jewelry store had plenty of surveillance cameras and are hoping to gather more evidence from the video.
February 01 2014
Welcome To Salt City, Where Cars, Sidewalks, And Shoes Bear Winter?s Briny Crust
Consumer Reports On Health advises opting for a lower heel to take some of the pressure off the ball of your foot. Make sure that there is enough room in the toe, and avoid thin-soled shoes that have little or no support. The most common problem is simply wearing the wrong shoe size. One study revealed that over a third of people wore shoes that were off by a half-size. And 12 percent wore shoes that were off by one and a half sizes! So have your feet measured each time you buy and keep your emotions in check. Be aware that your feet change as you age.
Consumer Reports: Beautiful Shoes, Painful Feet
The need to wash your car after a storm is a minor trade-off for the benefit of still having a car to wash. Of course, its not just cars and clothes people wonder about. Where does all this go? asked Erika Young, a Capitol Hill resident. We see the signs on all the drains that they lead to the Chesapeake Bay. According to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, the effect of road salt on the bay is minimal. The bay, which is already salty, http://www.chicemma.com/ can absorb fluctuations in the chloride levels. But studies of freshwater streams, including some around Baltimore, have shown consistently elevated levels of chlorides, which can be toxic to aquatic life, said Beth McGee, the foundations senior scientist. She has seen no evidence of direct harm to plants or animals but worries about the potential long-term effect.
How to Care for Your Shoes in This Shtty Weather
Use a suede eraser (basically a brick of crumbly rubber) to rub away small blemishes. Then use a suede brush to restore the nap, or fuzz, of the leather. What to Do About Smelly Shoes: Prevention: Wash your feet more often and wash your socks even more often, and don't wear the same pair of shoes every day. (Ideally, have three interchangeable pairs of dress shoes.) Also, try inserting unvarnished cedar shoe trees into just-removed shoes. They'll absorb perspiration, deodorize the shoes, and straighten them out after daily wear. Cure: Change your insoles, or better, take your shoes to a cobbler to have the insoles replaced. Beyond that, contact your local exorcist.
'Sneakerheads' brave cold, lines for chance to own rare shoes
He said he came close to buying fakes, but grew suspicious when the carbon fibre on the shoe was bendable. Basketball shoes in particular have been a slam dunk with sneaker enthusiasts. They've grown more popular over the past two years, partly due to the star appeal of players' signature sneaker lines, said Matt Powell, a sneaker analyst with the market research firm SportsOneSource. The Air Jordan 5 sold particularly well last year, he said, noting one colour scheme released in November sold more than 500,000 units. Most re-releases of the Air Jordan brand sell out instantly, though the price of retro editions is set to rise by $10 this year, up to roughly $210. Resellers, however, can sometimes charge twice the retail price.
January 16 2014
Jewelry Making With Mama's Minerals
187519193 Jewelry making with Mama's Minerals Updated: 59 minutes ago Did you know January is National Hobby Month? It's the perfect time to pick up a new hobby or interest, or something to do in your leisure time. Here to give us some great ideas is Yvette Sandoval from Mama's Minerals. Explora teaches fun experiments Updated: 1 hour ago Are you or someone you know a childcare provider and always looking for ways to spruce up your skills? Or maybe you have a child who loves science? Then you need to hear about some cool stuff going on over at Explora! Here with us now is Weight loss miracles with Julie Rolando Updated: 1 hour ago Can you visualize going from one extreme to another with your weight?
Baby Teeth Jewelry Moms' Next Big Thing
She had the idea after a woman who had saved all her children's baby teeth asked her to make a piece of custom jewelry. "Once I posted the finished product, I started getting many requests for us to create different pieces of jewelry using the teeth," she said. "Most people had no idea that this was possible." The baby-teeth-as-jewelry trend was first spotted by the people at BabyCenter.com, where there are currently 30 conversation threads on the topic. official site "Moms are always on the look-out for unique and personal mementos to remember the key milestones in their child's life," said Linda Murray, BabyCenter's global editor in chief. "Losing a tooth is a pivotal moment in a child's development and symbolic of crossing the threshold from baby to big kid. It's not too surprising that parents want to preserve the teeth in some form." Think of it as a modern-day twist on bronzed baby shoes and plaster handprints, she said. Kaufman thinks the trend is just getting started.
NJ cat burglar stole jewelry, electronics from home as couple slept: cops
Chris Connolly, 35, was tracked down and cuffed Friday by New Milford police after he used the debit card at a River Edge gas station and a 7-Eleven in Hackensack Thursday, the Cliffview Pilot reported. RELATED: MAN ACCUSED OF STEALING $80,000 WORTH OF DOGS New Milford Police Department The search of Connollys Hackensack home turned up three laptops, five passports, power tools, purses and wallets, jewelry and some cash, the Pilot reported. He allegedly committed the crime early Wednesday morning. Surveillance video Thursday showed the distinctive looking burglar left the stores in a distinctive looking car -- a white, mid-1990s Toyota Camry that was missing its gas cap door. RELATED: LINDSAY LOHAN'S LAPTOP STOLEN IN CHINA AIRPORT New Milford Police Department Cops tracked the long-haired thief to a Target in Hackensack, where Connolly was found wearing a black jacket with red hood, the same one hes seen wearing in the surveillance video. Cops circulated the surveillance video among local police departments and appear to have gotten lucky -- the Paramus police had arrested Connolly, who fit all descriptions , on drug charges just a week earlier on New Years Eve. Cops tracked the long-haired thief to a Target in Hackensack, where Connolly was found wearing a black jacket with red hood, the same one hes seen wearing in the surveillance video.
December 31 2013
Tie Your Shoes In Two Moves For The Fastest Knot
O Tie Your Shoes in Two Moves For the Fastest Knot If you need to tie your shoes and haven't a second to spare, YouTube user Hank shows how to tie a workable knot so quickly it seems like magic. Strictly speaking, the above method is just a faster way to tie a granny knot which, as we've learned before, is not the most secure knot . On the other hand, the granny knot is how many of us have been tying our shoes for years, and while it's less than ideal, society seems to run on. So, if you're more interested in tying your shoes fast (and in a way that looks really cool) than perfect, this is the method for you.
Carly Rae Jepsen steps into Cinderella's shoes, and more news to note
Carly Rae Jepsen, who we can forever thank for the earworm that is "Call Me Maybe," is making her Broadway debut in the title role of "Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella." She will begin her 12 week run in February. [ THR ] Get ready to be more impressed with Beyonce: she's just revealed she recorded 80 songs for her secret album. You should be tired just reading that. [ Us Weekly ] Stephen Colbert's love of the "Hobbit" films was rewarded with a cameo in the latest movie. Hey Peter Jackson, we are fans too and available to fly to New Zealand when you need us! [ EW ] The Kennedy Center Honors Gala celebrated Shirley MacLaine, Martina Arroyo, Billy Joel, Carlos Santana and Herbie Hancock.
The day Dancing Shoes died
Records indicate that he won all but one of his 42 amateur bouts. And because of his style, he became known as Dancing Shoes. free In his book Dancing Shoes is Dead, author Gavin Evans wrote: Morake was a thin man whose body looked even more vulnerable because it was terribly disfigured through the kind of childhood burning accident so common in houses reliant on open stoves and without constant childcare. Morake turned professional as a featherweight, making his debut on November 15 1974 when he beat Jonas Sabela on points over four rounds. WORE PINSTRIPE SUITS Between fights, Morake wore pinstripe suits in his job as a clerk for an insurance company in Johannesburg. In 1975 he had four fights, losing one, winning two and settling for a draw in the other. In 1975 he moved into the junior lightweight division and beat Quinsile Boy April, Petrus Molefe and the capable Bramley Whiteboy.
December 16 2013
Hairstyles For Face Shapes
But my hair is not curly like Justin's and I can't grow a beard like Ryan (for work purposes). So, what do you recommend for someone with a triangular face shape and straight hair? Thanks for your help! Jordan L., Vancouver, BC The true testament of a barbers cred is not in his ability to fill in awkward periods of silence with that my-grandson-just-joined-the-Boy-Scouts story youve heard seven times; its in his ability to give you the cut thats best for you. What does best mean? For us, its leaving with that heightened feeling of self-assurance, like the grooming equivalent of a shot of Jameson with a pickle back, that has us convinced we couldve approached that babe last night if only we had this haircut. For the barber , its about balancing out your features.
Men's Hairstyles: jewerly tv 2013
Even though we experimented with messy hair a la Courtney Love and embraced our natural curl pattern like Mariah Carey , most of our spontaneous '90s hair changes were based on fictional characters, such as Angela Chase 's red lob and Kelly Kapowski 's big hair. We thought we were so cool... Looking back, we probably would think twice before begging our parents to switch up our hairdos. But we can always learn from and laugh at these iconic '90s hairstyles . Courtney Love's bedhead hair Rachel Green's curls (before the cut) Getty Mary J. Blige's candy curls Getty Angela Chase's fiery red lob Getty
'90s Hairstyles We Thought Were Absolutely Cool (PHOTOS)
To help you find the right one, we've listed six men's hairstyles for 2013 that offer something for everyone.Weve broken each down by both classic and trendy takes. Men's Hairstyles: 2013 Peaked Cut Classic: Inthe past year, the '90s was referenced in music (Azealia Banks), in television (a renewed interest inBoy Meets World) and in fashion (grunge came back), and it'll continue in 2013. In terms of men's hairstyles, you'll get your inspiration from late 90s icons like Fatboy Slim. One of the most popular cuts of the time was the peak cut. For a modern version, check out Channing Tatums hairstyle and ask your barber for a short cut all around with a slightly longer, piece-y front. At home, work a tiny bit of gel through your hair, concentrating on getting some lift in the front, using either your fingers or a fine-tooth comb. Keep things modern by avoiding the use of too much gel and keep it office-friendly by not letting your peaks get larger than an inch.
A tale of two black hairstyles
Yet, when it came to the TV campaign ads, liberal Bill de Blasio stole the show. But it's mostly not because of his anti-Bloomberg or I'm-for-the-small-man messages (although that matters). It was because of his son Dante, who starred in a brilliant 30-second straight no chaser ad . Displaying a fluffy 'fro, he became a symbol for progress, acceptance, diversity and freedom. Dante and his gravity-defying, nonconformist hairstyle helped signal to New Yorkers that his father, Bill de Blasio, understands equality, empathizes with the victims of systemic bigotry and is more than qualified to lead the most diverse metropolis in America. De Blasio finished first in the primary, though it is not clear whether he will have to face a runoff against Bill Thompson for the Democratic nomination. Going natural in corporate America To some black voters, Dante's afro reflected that this boy and by association his father, respected the civil rights struggle, since the afro is considered an icon for black pride and progress.
Top stories of the year: Mormons who made headlines in 2013
12 2013 9:14 p.m. MST #19 - Mormon mom inspires many with YouTube hair tutorials Next 2 of 20 Prev Cute Girl Hairstyles "Utah mom inspires braid for Prim in 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' shares stories from being on set" Mindy McKnight and her family have quickly built up their family business and their presence on YouTube. While Cute Girls Hairstyles has been growing since McKnight simply started uploading videos for friends and family to see in 2008, this year the stylish family made headlines and garnered much recognition. Most recently, the family YouTube channel announced that one of their hairstyles, the Bow Braid, was used in the blockbuster film, "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire." This year Cute Girls Hairstyles has also been featured in many Disney Style videos. "I was a stay-at-home mom before I started this," McKnight told the Deseret News.
December 01 2013
Cosplay? No, These Are Outfits You Would Normally Spot On The Streets Of Japan
There is no way that is comfortable. This wonder ensemble was also worn on a trans-Pacific flight. Can you imagine how uncomfortable her ladybits must have been after 12 hours or so? Not to mention wearing a wig. I hope girlfriend took that shiz off for a bit. Theres no way I could sleep with a wig on.
David Beckham and his fashion designer wife Victoria used to flaunt matching outfits at one point. But the former football star says he is not sure how good he looked in them. The couple was known for wearing his and hers outfits in the late 1990s which included black leather Versace jumpsuits and matching white Dolce & Gabbana outfits. But David isn't so sure if they suited him. "We have been together for 16 years, we have been married for 14.
Thanksgiving Outfits That Will Ensure You Can Have Pie And Cake
These are just outfits and styles you would be able to spot on the streets of Japan. Some people might find Japanese street fashion a bit strange or extravagant. However, such trends are very normal for Japan, as these pictures from Tokyofashion show. These people go about their daily lives dressed this way. Even the people who dress in a normal manner are used to such unusual sights, and barely bat an eyelid when they see someone dressed this way.
What bling is she wearing? Will she do a silly pose? Remember the week she posed with Sharon Osbourne and Kelly Osbourne back-stage? Literally.Ob-sessed. And this week is no obsession as the X Factor judge, who mentors the Girls category this year, wore a slinky, backless dress with a dark lippy. Nicole posted her picture alongside, Tonight Im wearing(Excuse the mic pack) Dress: Maria Grachvogel Shoes: Manolo Blahnik Jewellery: KiKi McDonough and Folli Follie. Every girl loves a Manolo, think 80s hairstyles Carrie Bradshaw, but we cant see the shoes in the picture Nic! Which of Nicoles X Factor outfits is your favourite?
. Yoga pants = Turkey pants. Ebin Scarf, $36 ; Zara Jacquard Sweater, $79 ; Forever21 Colorblocked Fit & Flare Yoga Pants, $15 ; Nike Free 5.0+ Shield, $115 . What could be more foolproof than wearing overalls on Thanksgiving? You can easily stuff a few extra dinner rolls into one of the many pockets.
- he fired over from three yards. GESTURES OF THE DAY Fans at Newcastle v West Brom marked the two-year anniversary of Gary Speed's death with applause, while Cardiff's fans applauded Arsenal's "One Pat Rice" tribute. SHARPEST EXIT Before facing Birmingham, Barnsley's beleagured David Flitcroft tipped the match as the moment their form would turn. "I live for wins." They lost 3-0, and he was sacked. THEME OF THE DAY Scunthorpe fans responded to the club's request not to dress up as squirrels by dressing up as squirrels.
October 02 2013
Katie Holmes Wears Two Outfits To Wrap Up Week!
See her scandalous shoot right here! The Barbadian bombshell posted several shots of herself sizzling on the set of her Pour It Up video and her Instagram followers are raving! The set featured dozens of dollar bills, a golden throne and Rihanna nearly nude, (of course!). The songstress posed in several sexy stills that revealed all of her assets. Her love for strip clubs and dollar bills was a prominent theme and the songstress showed off her seductive side in the scantily-clad styles.
Katie Holmes is all smiles while taking a casual stroll with a gal pal on Friday (September 27) New York Citys Tribeca district. Earlier in the day, the 34-year-old actress showed her star factor while dropping off her daughter Suri at school in the Big Apple. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Katie Holmes It was recently announced that Katie has joined the cast of Meryl Streep s upcoming film The Giver . The film, which does not have a release date yet, is planning to shoot in South Africa. Stay tuned on for more details! 20+ pictures inside of Katie Holmes donning two different outfits Like Just Jared on Facebook Photos: INFPhoto Janet Jackson is looking into adopting a child- US Weekly Tyra Banks is suing wigmakers for using her name without permission- TMZ The Simpsons will kill off a character- The Hollywood Reporter When will American Idol winner Candice Glover release her album?- Just Jared Jr Read a recap for the latest episode of NCIS- Entertainment Weekly Anastacia undergoes double mastectomy after breast cancer diagonsis- Huffington Post Which actress is selling a house in London?- Lainey Gossip Check out Chanelle Hayes looking hot for a calendar shoot- Hollywood Tuna
Asda and Tesco withdraw Halloween patient outfits
Yup, the worlds http://www.chicemma.com top designers have created custom garments for Kim and Kanyes 3-month-old baby girl. Chief designer of Givenchy, Riccardo Tisci custom made a small shirt for Kimyes bundle of joy. OMG Baby Bambi custom shirt for North!!! Thank you Riccardo! #Givenchy, Kim wrote on the social media website. Her very own lab coat!
Asda dropped its "mental patient fancy dress costume", and Tesco later withdrew its "psycho ward" outfit. Both stores apologised for any offence caused and agreed to make donations to the mental health charity, Mind. The charity, which complained that such costumes "fuel" stigma, will receive 25,000 from Asda. Tesco has not said how much it will donate. The 20 Asda outfit included ragged clothing, fake blood, a mask and a fake meat cleaver while Tesco's orange boiler suit came with a plastic jaw restraint and offered to "complete the look" with a machete. Online retailer Amazon had also advertised the "psycho ward" outfit, but later said the costume was "not available". 'Unacceptable error' Paul Farmer, Chief Executive of Mind: "This really went way beyond the line of acceptability" A Tesco spokesperson said: "We're really sorry for any offence this has caused and we are removing this product from sale." In a statement on Wednesday evening , Asda, which is owned by US retail giant Walmart, said the sale had been a "completely unacceptable error".
September 01 2013
That's Some Crazy Footwear! Rita Ora Looks Stunning In Pleated Leather Skirt And Fave Over-the-knee Style Shoes At Norfolk Festival
Whenever were on tour, we always want to meet local media and do a couple of interviews. By doing that, were extending the reach of our music. We meet so many good people on the road, and they can spread the word around. In this trip to Darwin, the band got a special invitation to experience the Australian Outback by visiting Litchfield National Park, about a two-hour drive outside the city. I love the free time. Being on the road means taking lots of snapshots for my blog and video blog, said Aprilia Apsari, or Sari, the vocalist and frontwoman. Besides the national park, the band also saw a famous local attraction, jumping crocodiles. At Darwin Festival, the band played fashion corsets two warm-up gigs and a main show.
Nike Lebron 11: Shoes That Look Like Space Rock Diamonds
A judge on Thursday ordered Uri Jacobson to also pay more than $1.2 million in restitution to the Internal Revenue Service. Federal prosecutors say Jacobson and store manager Elena Falaschetti (fal-uh-SKEH'-tee) failed to report almost $2.8 million in wages paid to employees from 2003 to 2009. Wyncote, Pa.-based Bare Feet Shoes has 200 employees in 12 stores selling shoes, apparel and accessories. Authorities say Jacobson had Falaschetti and others falsify payroll reports. They say both of them underreported their own incomes for years. Jacobson and Falaschetti pleaded guilty last September.
What might not be normal festival attire, the multi-coloured shoes climbed all the way past the singer's knees as she sang at the event in Norfolk. Rita Ora performing at the Sundown Festival in Norfolk wearing a pleated leather skirt Teaming the high heels with a pleated leather skirt and black crop top, the star looked amazing as she strutted about the stage. Rita, who is dating world-famous DJ Calvin Harris, is regularly spotted in over-the-knee boots out and about in the capital. Her look was completed with signature red lips and a large gold watch. The singing sensation looked effortlessly cool in her black outfit and patterned shoes Norfolk's calling: Rita dons a small black hat for a part of her performance at the festival The singing sensation first appeared on stage in a long, red cloak before stripping off to reveal her sexy black outfit underneath The young Shine Ya Light singer wore her bright blond hair down in a bob as she made a number of small outfit changes throughout the performance.
They look like they're brilliantly cut like a diamond. They look like something Iron Man might wear in his future. They also look like something an outer space alien version of The Thing would wear on his feet. Basically, they look nothing like how most basketball shoes are supposed to look. The Nike LeBron 11 checks off all the usual trademark Nike tech you'd expect to see in one of the best basketball shoes of the year: Hyperposite material that create the main look of the shoe, Hyperfuse tech that uses a hot-melt process to fuse three layers together instead of using traditional cut and sew methods, Flywire that is made from Vectran fibers to act as a suspension bridge for lockdown and a full-length combination Lunarlon (much lighter than standard phylon foam) and Nike Zoom units to act as the shoe's cushioning. It all adds up to a much lighter shoe than the typical bulkiness of LeBron's.
August 30 2013
Bohemian fashion is back!
"Fashion has really evolved in the last 10 years with the blog age, Pinterest and so on," Frederick said. "More and more women are seeking to achieve their own unique style and not look like everyone else." Over at Topshop, clients who sign up for the personal shopping service get first dibs on the fresh merchandise about 300 new styles a week while avoiding the hoi polloi clawing through the racks. The service books about 80 appointments a week from customers as diverse as 15-year-old girls and 50-year-old mothers, said Soulmaz Vosough, who runs Topshop's program. She likens the service to a combination of a "concierge and also your girlfriend who gives you advice." Several Banana Republic stores in San Francisco, New York and Chicago also offer complimentary stylist services. Zara is advertising free sessions with a personal stylist to help customers "navigate the collection." Bebe's stylists choose outfits based on clients' preferences, sizes and go here now purchase history.
At a party thrown by Louis Vuitton last night in Tokyo to celebrate timeless muses, timeless artist Fiona Apple was booked to play an intimate set for the very special people assembled there. And she tried. But because the party was full of wealthy, coked out socialites who probably had Mariah Carey play their tenth birthday parties, they couldnt even stop flapping their jaws long enough for the type of short performance that generally happens at these things. So Fiona did what any self-respecting artist/kindergarten teacher would do: she asked them to stop being dicks in a variety of kind and humorous ways: Via WWD : Partway through her short set, she climbed on top of her grand piano and asked the audience to be quiet so that she could perform.
Fashion trucks take style on the road across the U.S.
The rising sun set against a cover of gray skies and bright blue clouds? Bold, artful and energetic, the Bohemian trend, which was once considered an essential part of the hippie culture, has made a roaring return in the markets. From an eye watering mix of colors to trippy prints, this trend which was long labeled as 'hippie clothing' has transitioned itself into high-end fashion, with models donning it on the runway and designers showcasing it in all its richness. Feminine and mystifying, the boho chic trend has taken over and the fashion pack insists on keeping the iconic trend alive. First making its mark in the 60's, bohemian fashion perfectly blended the elements of art, fashion and music. Hugely influencing the younger generation, it soon became a part of their daily culture.
Ray will take the truck to stores she partners with to bring attention to both. (Kim Hairston/Baltimore Sun/MCT)) BALTIMORE Fresh from unveiling the new Hobo International accessories truck, Koren Ray is ready to take her fashion show on the road. In a couple of weeks, the owner of the Annapolis, Md.-based firm plans to cruise through the Mid-Atlantic to her most loyal retailers, using the truck as a mobile showroom. Inside, she displays handbags and leather accessories amid the same rustic, contemporary decor of her flagship store right down to the live-edge wood shelving and lit Plexiglas walls.
August 17 2013
19 hot hairstyles for women that will breathe life into your dull 'do
Thiswasthe '80s, after all. 'I Dream of Jeannie' High Pony Madge's 'I Dream of Jeannie' high pony, complete with a braid wrap, which she sported in the early '90s, is one of her most memorable for many reasons. What made it so appealing? Was it the flaxen, glossy color? The way the tightness pulled back her eyes and face, creating an exotic look?
Models with their short hairstyles have also inspired many celebrities to follow in their footsteps. Twiggy's signature pixie cut from the Sixties was spotted on Natile Portman, Gennifer Goodwin, Carey Mulligan, Emma Watson and others. The style of short hair also migrated into the film and music industries, with similar hairstyles being sported by Tilda Swinton, Miley Cyrus, Ashlee Simpson, Keira Knightley , Dianna Agron, Michelle Williams, Victoria Beckham and others. The cropped style, seen on Kate Moss in 2001, was also tried by Halle Berry, Anne Hathaway, Beckham, Charlize Theron, Hilary Swank, Selma Blair, Olivia Thirby and Winona Ryder. Some artists were even known for having a signature hairstyle, such as Audrey Hepburn. Nicole Richie, Hayden Panettiere, Katie Holmes, Paris Hilton, Rihanna, Kirsten Dunst and others all tried different variations of the bob.
Fashion has witnessed many transitions and has been greatly influenced by social, intellectual and philosophical movements such as the Renaissance, Conservatism, Liberalism, etc. The 1950s being the post World-War period, witnessed radical transitions in fashion, especially for women. Women's fashion in the 1950s is considered by many to be the golden era of feminine expression. The 1950s' fashion scene was inundated with a rage for extremely smart and elegant women's clothes characterized by emphasis on detailed tailoring coupled with soft, feminine silhouettes. 1950s' fashion for women is marked by revolutionary changes in the designs of, and materials used in, crafting fashion wares, viz. clothing, footwear, accessories, etc.
A new study showed that on average mentry five different hairstyles before settling on a style, while women try seven.From curled coifs to face-framing braids to bold streaks of color, theres a variety of hairstyles for womento choose from right now. Are you a laid-back, beach-loving kind of girl? Go casual with free-flowing waves. Prefer catching bands to catching sunrays? Try an edgier style, such as an undercut, which involves shaving off a section of hair.
1920s Hairstyles That Defined The Decade, From The Bob To Finger Waves (PHOTOS)
Silent Era film stars such as Louise Brooks and Anna May Wong were known for the bob and shingle cut (a bob haircut with a tapered back). Louise Brooks Colleen Moore Bessie Smith 3. Jazz Age icon Josephine Baker was daring enough to go even shorter with the Eton crop. Josephine Baker 4. Flapper girls made finger and Marcel waves http://www.chicemma.com the "It" hair. Marlene Dietrich Actress How to Style 1920s Short Hair Want to try something different with your hair and get a unique look? In this week's episode, Hollie shows you how to do a 1920s wave with pin curls.
August 15 2013
Believe it or Not: Study Shows Men Spend More on Shoes Than Women Do!
there is no chance that these shoes will be out of style for a single hour in the next sixty years. You're splurging for Bench-Made Whether or not a shoe is bench-mademeaning it's constructed by hand at a workstation by a cobbleris what separates the pros from the amateurs, the play stuff from the disco shit. The better the hand-stitching, the longer a shoe lasts. Photo by Robin BroadbentThe Penny Loafer Italy Who Does It Best:Salvatore Ferragamo Loafers are the most casual of all dress shoes. So how is it that Ferragamos hold up with five of the dressiest, most luxurious shoes around?
I just picked up shoes and sandals that had been dropped around my house. I guess the best thing about having a no-shoes rule if I had one is that the shoes would all be near the entry. eta: I do not ask guests to remove their shoes. But most people we know take their shoes off at their houses so it is rare that someone keeps their shoes on. My husband would like to ask guests to remove their shoes, but I think it is rude to ask...he thinks they are rude to wear their shoes inside. Sometimes people ask if they need to take off their shoes...I some times hesitate to answerbecause I am surprised they ask but I say 'no' because I figure if they are asking, they do not want to take them off. (Once a friend told me he hated taking his shoes off at people's houses because his feet always stink,,,I remember that and figure maybe they have stinky feet!) Edited by dbsam - Yesterday at 2:30 pm Select All Posts By This User We don't have a hard and fast rule about it, but in general we wear shoes outside, and no shoes inside. http://www.hiheelsshoes.com/the-top-10-luxury-shoe-brands/ We have a shoe basket near the door where we all kick our shoes off as we walk in, but if we're carrying stuff or something it's no big deal to us to walk through the house with our shoes on and then take them off.
How to Choose Athletic Shoes
25-year-old Hilary Duff coordinated her outfit with her one-year-old son Luca for a play date in Los Angeles on Wednesday Wearing a sporty outfit, Hilary - who is often seen in her gym gear dashing to workout sessions - proved her hard work is paying off. Skintight black leggings showed off gym-honed legs, while the Lizzie McGuire actress opted to wear three different tops. A long, tight grey vest peeked out from under the bright blue number, while an orange and grey checked shirt hung casually around her waist. All smiles! Hilary and her little man are often seen laughing and smiling together as they attend play dates around the city Duff wore a cap advertising her loyalty to the LA Dodgers baseball team, and toted Luca on her hip.
Blue is the colour! Hilary Duff matches her top to son Luca's cobalt shoes as she gushes about her love for husband Mike
"Men's fashion items are often investmentsa good suit, a great overcoat, and a decent pair of shoes have never been cheap to buy but were built to last season upon season," Colin Chapman writes in The Guardian . "Perhaps men spending more on their footwear is a sign that quality is being appreciated, part of a revived interest in buying into traditional skills." So is this newfound consumer interest in shoes simply an indication that men are investing more money in timeless piecesor, perhaps, are men's shoe purchases aligning more with women's trend- and season-driven shopping habits? Have you noticed that guys you know are spending more on shoes than ever before? Do you think that you spend more on shoes than men? Pop culture tells us that women are shoe-obsessed, but are we really more shoe-obsessed than guys?
Do you wear shoes inside?
All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. ROSEMONT, Ill., Aug. 14, 2013 -- Get the right fit with tips from orthopaedic foot and ankle MDs ROSEMONT, Ill., Aug. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Whether you play on a court, run on pavement or exercise in a gym, you need the best athletic shoe for your favorite activity.
July 31 2013
'The Fashion Fund,' Little-Watched CFDA/Vogue Reality Show, Returns This December
You may not have heard of the coveted prize, but surely you've heard of the designers who have benefitted from it: Altuzzara, Alexander Wang, Proenza Schouler and rag & bone, to name a few. A partnership between Vogue and the Council of Fashion Designers of America pares down America's promising young talents to find one designer worthy of a $300,000 cash prize and a one-year mentorship with an "industry titan." Sounds like a high-stakes "Project Runway" spin-off? It seems Vogue's parent company Conde Nast thinks so, too, as they're producing "The Fashion Fund," a behind-the-scenes series to demystify the process by which the Council chooses a prestigious winner. We viewers can expect to come along on studio visits, watch the New York Fashion Week presentations and, of course, see the winner announced. Seems like a radical idea for the little-known competition, now in its tenth year -- until we remembered the CFDA aired this show three seasons ago on Hulu. This time around, Vogue's parent company Conde Nast is pairing with Ovation TV for the series' second installment.
Both councils stage annual award ceremonies in their respective countries recognizing influential fashion talents. Categories for the CAFAs will include designer of the year honours for womenswear, menswear and accessories and an outstanding achievement award to celebrate the career of an established designer. The International Canadian Designer award will honour someone who has achieved success abroad and brought attention to Canadian talent on go here the world stage. The Canadian Style award will recognize a recipient who embodies the spirit of the country and serves as an unofficial ambassador for homegrown fashion and culture. The Image Maker will be presented to a Canadian photographer or filmmaker who has made a significant impact within the Canadian industry. Awards will also be handed out to the model and stylist of the year.
Fashion director: industry must step up for full-figured women
Its such a slight, considering that plus-size fashion is big business, generating some $8 billion annually in sales, according to market research firm IBISWorld. The average clothing size of American women is 14. Its just a flat-out farce that plus-size fashion catalogs routinely feature models who are sizes 6 and 8. Consumers from the young, curvaceous diva to the mature mother should continue to be more vocal about their expectations of fashion representation. But with an industry that is entrenched in its ways, is it just wishful thinking to expect that size diversity will become common on runways and in editorial spreads? Achieving a balance may take time, but its not a stretch, Cooke, the CEO of Rogues Gallery Presents, said. The revolution will be plus-sized. Jamesetta M.
July 27 2013
WA fashion label One Fell Swoop uncovers hidden part of Perth for show
Not sure which clothes fit the bill? Here are five pieces to invest in, and four you should buy inexpensively. Photo by GettySplurge 1: Leather Jacket You can pretty much wear it with anything, says Holevaand in any season. The versatile piece tops a flowing dress andfeminine blouseas well as it pairs with jeans. Low-quality leather can tear and get discolored easily, so getting a high-quality jacket, which starts at about $300, is worth the investment. Pick a neutral color, such as black or brown, in a classic style.
How to Get a Job in Fashion: 5 Industry Insiders Share Their Success Secrets
Known for their seemingly endless uniform combinations with accessories such as liquid metal helmets and blur cleats, the Ducks have issued a primer for appropriate game-day attire. Heading to Autzen Stadium for the season opener against Nicholls State on Aug. 31? Youll want to wear white. Hitting the road for the game at Stanford on Nov.
No one tells an authentic African story better than the Africans themselves. Through our designers, the West and the East embark on a beautiful journey of our various cultures and heritage, says David Tlale. As an ambassador for Vlisco, it gives me great pleasure to showcase at Kinshasa Fashion Week to promote the African design aesthetic. I am also excited to share my knowledge and skills with emerging designers in the Congo. I use African prints throughout my collection including accessories such as matching handbags and believe that the ladies of Kinshasa will be lining up to buy it! says Alain Naiva. Sought-after Namibian-born, international show producer, Jan Malan of Umzingeli Productions has been tasked with producing Kinshasa Fashion Week.
Its easier to find fast fashion than it is to find something more luxurious, Ergic says. I knew that when we set out to do this we wouldnt be an overnight success. We knew that we would have to be very patient. Says Romanin: It is hard looking at other designers who have started on a lot less than us now in better positions, but we just have to have the belief that we are on our own road. It has been a long time coming but I think we are mature enough in our designing, and comfortable in knowing who our client is. At the Carillon City cinema show, Romanin hopes people see their designs exactly as we want to be seen. So much of One Fell Swoop is Perth simple and elegant, but at the same time complex, he says.
Moderating the discussion was the stylishBenjamin Le Hay, a fashion editor at the New York Observer.Read below for some key pointers on how to land a fashion joband succeed at it, from the smart, successful and straight-shooting panelists. Natasha Huang, President, NH Media When Huang moved to New York from L.A. to pursue a career in fashion marketing and public relations following a stint as a physical therapist, she didnt know anybody and had to relay on some serious networking to land a job.Her advice for networking like a pro is to never be fake, and to form connections with people by saying something honest and meaningful, rather than simply stating what you think the other person wants to hear. Huangs also a staunch believer in having an original business card that stands out from the pact. Once youve got the job, she says you should be prepared for more tough days than easy ones, and for plenty of rejection this website that you should learn to not take personally. Rishi Magia,Copywriter, Ralph Lauren Magia worked in advertising before he landed his first fashion gig in the public relations department at Oscar de la Renta, where his boss was none other than Erika Bearman, aka Oscar PR Girl.
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