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What To Wear: Fime 2014 - Forbes




But, the blessed thing is, it only last 9 months and when youre done your life is changed forever by the sweetest baby youll ever hold in your arms. One of the more obvious changes your body makes is your ever expanding tummy. Its adorable to see on other women, but its sometimes difficult to manage when its you experiencing it. I think every mother would love to feel great about their body even when there are some days you feel like a walrus sunning on the rocks. The amazing thing is, the market for beautiful maternity clothes has exploded in the past few years. There are great options in every price range that will help you feel less walrus and more wonderful. The standard big box stores usually have some sort of maternity selection, but those really havent gotten much better.
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New York Code and Design Academy: New York Code and Design Academy remains laser-focused on helping its students learn how to code. NYCDA continues to innovate around and expand their curriculum with new web development courses and a Summer Code Camp for teens. Notably, NYCDA is one of the first schools in the world to be teaching a program on Swift, Apple's Apple's new iOS programming language. The academy strongly believes that everyone can code and launched a scholarship program to specifically help female and minority students realize their potential as coders. Founder Jeremy Snepar said that NYCDAs most notable victory this year has been watching their students graduate and secure jobs as professional web developers. NYCDA also opened a company headquarters in downtown Manhattan. By the end of the year Snepar hopes to launch a number of online courses and expand to new geographic markets. Plum Alley: Plum Alley , an online platform designed to help female entrepreneurs raise money, completed their own outside capital fundraising this year. Plum Alley has been busy hosting workshops and speaking engagements in the U.S. and Sweden to continue fueling female innovation. With a focus free on sectors that matter to women, including women in the arts and media, Plum Alley forged a partnership with New York Women in Film and Television . Over the next few months Plum Alley has its sights set on developing projects in the areas of film, non-profit, mobile technology and fashion and consumer products. Sixty Vocab: Sixty Vocab has taken the premise that 2,000 words equals 60 percent of a foreign language and continued its quest for users to learn, retain and recall essential foreign language vocabulary at conversational speed. Since January, Sixty Vocab has added more languages to its programs, expanded its product offering and augmented its user base to include a broad range of audiences.Sixty Vocab has been recognized by the business community with a semi-finalist nomination for the 2014 Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan Competition.
Source: http://www.forbes.com/sites/carisommer/2014/07/29/startups-to-watch-where-are-they-now/







National Archives to host September opening of DC Fashion Week with 'signature styles' exhibit | Star Tribune





Here are two inspirational style guides for FIME 2014. I am a big proponent of infusing brighter colors into a conference look, especially if youre a guest speaker, even though past conferences favored neutral color palettes. However, I do recommend summers big black & white style trend. It is important to feel and appear accessible to whomever you are engaging. For example, as a guest speaker, you may wish to dress up more since youre part of the entertainment or, as an employee working an exhibit booth, it is acceptable to let your company shirt or logo colors direct the rest of your outfit. As an attendee, you will want to look more polished if you have an important meeting scheduled. If you simply plan to walk around and check things out, you can get by with more casual dress.
Source: http://www.forbes.com/sites/forbesstylefile/2014/07/29/what-to-wear-fime-2014/







Opinion: What's screwed up about America's body image - CNN.com





On Tuesday, the Foundation of the National Archives and D.C. Fashion Week will announce a new partnership to host the fashion show's opening night Sept. 24 at the National Archives. Organizers say the fashion show ties in nicely with a National Archives exhibit exploring "signature styles" from history. The exhibit "Making Their Mark: Stories Through Signatures" includes former first lady Jaqueline Kennedy's pillbox hat and President George H.W. Bush's cowboy boots.
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Morbidly obese? Of course not, which is why size designations have been massaged over time. Many women apparently don't want to know their true size, so what was a size 14 or 16 in the 1950s is an 8 today. Vanity sizing, they call it. This ridiculous shell game is how Lawley, who is a size 12, can be both a plus-size role model and on the thin side of average at the same time.
Source: http://www.cnn.com/2014/07/28/opinion/granderson-lawley-body-image/index.html


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Ex-'Opie & Anthony' host won't apologize for rant - Yahoo News





Second, there has been epic shift in power in the marketplace from producer to consumer, from seller to buyer. In the 20th Century, the organization was in charge and could succeed by pushing products and services at customers. Now, as a result of globalization, which generated choices, and the Internet, which has given customers reliable information about those choices, customers are collectively in charge of the marketplace. This shift in power is causing a massive upheaval throughout the global economy. Yet the implications of this epic shift are still only dimly perceived by many managers. The third factor, which followed from the first two, is the tremendous stress that executives everywhere are experiencing. Old ways of managing are no longer appropriate to the very different world that is emergingsharpened competition, accelerating innovation and enhanced expectations from customers who have the power to enforce those expectations.
Source: http://www.forbes.com/sites/stevedenning/2014/07/13/the-creative-economy-in-france-givenchy-vinci/









Through the Roof Pediatric Therapy will host its Third Annual Fashion Show on Saturday, May 31 at First Presbyterian Church in Hernando, 1145 McIngvale. Donna Sularin, executive director of Through the Roof, said the event will feature special needs children and their moms as fashion models. "It's a great event and great for everybody involved," Sularin said in a recent interview. A silent auction will begin at 10 a.m. which will feature among other unique and interesting items as a six-man guided duck hunt in the Mississippi Delta, an hour in the FedEx flight simulator, a flight in a J3 Piper Cub with a FedEx pilot, along with an Annie Sloan Chalk Paint Workshop, 120 square-feet of patio stone and a signed Grizzlies jersey belonging to Mike Miller. The mission of Through the Roof Pediatric Therapy is to provide help and hope to special needs children and their families in the form of free therapy services (physical, occupational, speech, and special instruction), parent support groups, parent/caregiver workshops, and group therapy sessions. Robert Lee Long: rlong@desototimestribune.com or at 662-429-6397, Ext.
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The former co-host of the "Opie and Anthony Show" was let go on July 3 after tweeting his outrage at a woman he said punched him in the face on a New York street. Cumia responded in an interview early Saturday, July 12, 2014, on Fox News' "Red Eye." His tweets used an expletive degrading to women, and SiriusXM called them "racially charged." The woman he encountered is black. (AP Photo/ Louis Lanzano, File) NEW YORK (AP) Radio talk show host Anthony Cumia is offering no apologies for what satellite radio company SiriusXM called a hate-filled Twitter rant that got him fired. The former co-host of the "Opie & Anthony" show was let go July 3 after tweeting his outrage at a woman he said punched him in the face on a New York street. Cumia responded in an interview early Saturday on Fox News' "Red Eye." His tweets used an expletive degrading to women, and SiriusXM called them "racially charged." The woman he encountered is black.
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The possibly stage-bound actress was seen last week perching in the front row of Jeremy Scott s London Fashion Week mens presentation. While there, she was asked if she flew in specifically for the show, to which she responded: No, I dont fly [for fashion shows]. Unless its Chanel . Or Jeremy Scott! Im a little overwhelmed. I havent done this I havent really done the shows in the last few years.
Source: http://perezhilton.com/cocoperez/2014-06-24-lindsay-lohan-lives-for-fashion-jeremy-scott-london-fashion-week-show







Google Glass with designer frames go on sale on fashion websites - Los Angeles Times





The brand also offers a wide range of contemporary menswear and playful kids clothes. RESERVEDs campaigns create impressive image worlds in every season with international top models including Freja Beha Erichsen, Cara Delevingne, Julia Stegner, Sasha Pivoravova and Spring / Summer 2014 face Frida Gustavsson. With the launch in Germany, RESERVED introduces their latest ambassador for Autumn / Winter 2014 season - Georgia May Jagger! While being photographed in London she is wearing the highlights of the brand new collection. Georgia May personalizes the feminity, effortless elegance and sensual ease of the latest trends from RESERVED. She will also be the guest of honour at the spectacular RESERVED welcome event during Berlin Fashion Week on July 10th, 2014 . For this, the brand has partnered not only with Berlins most desired DJs, but also with an unforgettable live performance of a worldwide known act and Georgia May to debut the Fall collection on the runway .
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Fashion brand RESERVED launches in Germany and reveals Georgia May Jagger as its new face





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 jessica simpson shoes $1,500 computerized eyewear into something that looks more like a normal pair of glasses.
Source: http://www.latimes.com/business/technology/la-fi-tn-google-glass-designer-20140623-story.html




reddit Let's face it -- the fashion world has gone far beyond preps and punks, or even J.Crew superfans and sneakerheads. These days, there are way more advanced fashion clubs running the streets. So, we rounded up the five new style types to know now, their wardrobe must-haves, and where to spot them in 1950 fashion their natural habitats. Get top stories and blog posts emailed to me each day.. Facebook
Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/06/07/fashion-style-type_n_5446650.html









Fashion Fails: Lupita Nyong'o, John Mayer, Marion Cotillard - Starpulse.com





Slip dresses. Slips. As evening wear. I'm not saying it was a terrible look although, let's be honest, it was kind of stupid and a bit Miss Havisham-esque but when that's the best the fashion world (an industry that is predicated on making people regularly buy weird clothes) can offer, then you know you're in a bad decade for fashion. How were the 90s terrible for fashion? Oh, let me count the ways, perhaps in a series of haikus: Look! My Hypercolour T-shirt changes colour where I sweat Like my mood ring That's what we claim, putting on our tracksuit bottoms And cropped tops.
Source: http://www.theguardian.com/fashion/2014/jun/09/90s-worst-decade-for-fashion-do-not-revive









They're flattering on almost every body type (when worn in the right length and... Family friendly or skanky?:Eagles cheerleaders debut new outfits tomorrow September 13, 2013 There has always been a little fuss over cheerleader outfits being too revealing, but year by year the outfits reveal more and more to appeal to the seemingly male dominated football crowd. The Philadelphia Eagles are the latest to go... Sixties red carpet glamour: Pamella Roland Spring 2014 RTW collection September 10, 2013 Pamella Roland presented a beautiful Spring 2014 Ready to Wear collection yesterday during New York's Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, and the collection was definitely a hit. Roland debuted a collection that was strongly inspired by the 60'... Marketplace of Mexico and garden parties: Christian Siriano Spring 2014 RTW September 9, 2013 Fashion designer Christian Siriano has definitely been making waves with his collections since winning "Project Runway".
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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.
Source: http://www.starpulse.com/news/Casey_Johnson/2014/06/08/fashion_fails_lupita_nyongo_john_mayer




Combat the drowsiness of the heat by cashing in on some fringe benefits. Nope, we arent getting into your cropped mop and blunt bangs tis the season to play with sexy tassels . Take inspiration from a recent outing of our own desi diva, Priyanka Chopra, who went fringe-hot in her deliciously blue dress. From your glamour ridden college farewell to a day spent scouring street markets for style steals you can add cascading fringes to your outfit in varied ways. Styling it right: If going for a black fringe dress, heres how to look like a diva. "Pay attention to your footwear, which should be sleek and in your accessories, go for a dash of black and platinum. Straight hair left loose and nude, clean makeup with a signature smokey eye will help you ace the look," says stylist Vikram Seth.
Source: http://www.hindustantimes.com/lifestyle/fashion/up-your-fashion-stakes-with-sexy-tassels-fringes/article1-1219110.aspx









We mixed and matched, and added sheer shifts over a dress to change its color and feel, and then added accessories such as shawls, Asante said. The director learned that being fashionable in the 18th century wasnt easy: You think that these women dressed beautifully, but they had their diaphragms pushed up [from the tight corsets] and all they can think about is breathing. We even made sure the color of the silk lining in the interior of the carriages didnt clash with the dress the girl is wearing, the director noted. She had the girls dressed more in ice cream pastels when they were younger and living in the country, and then moved to deeper shades of the same colors to reflect the grittiness of the city when they later moved to Kenwood House. The character Dido was dressed in pinks and then fuchsia and burgundy, with Elizabeth in blues and later teal. The corsets and cottons were worn at home.
Source: http://www.wwd.com/fashion-news/fashion-features/fashions-role-in-film-belle-7678861







10 Things You Can Learn About Fashion From a French Philosopher | style file | Style.com





Fashion Protege, the first fashion TV reality show in Nigeria, which will begin airing on Thursday, 15 May 2014 at 8pm on Africa Magic Entertainment Channel 15, showcases the journey of the contestants who were shortlisted from a pool of hundreds, and chronicles their struggles as they strive to put their stamps on the fashion map. The General Manager of Marketing, Mr. Martin Mabutho, explained the rationale behind embarking on the project. Since inception, we have been focused on contributing to the countrys socio-economic landscape through the creation of original African content that is uniquely African. With Fashion Protege, we have gone a step further by contributing to the development of the fashion industry in Nigeria.
Source: http://www.360nobs.com/2014/05/multichoice-presentsthe-fashion-protege-on-africa-magic-entertainment-dstv-ch151/









In the 19th century, creative fashion was the property of women, and men would only wear dark suits, some kind of non-fashion, a degree zero of fashion as Roland Barthes would have said. Mens clothing was in search of neither fantasy nor originality. Only womens fashion was gleaming. I called this period the hundred year fashion and it lasted till the sixties. Now men wear colors and various style of masculine elegance. That being said, things have changed, but there http://www.chicemma.com is still an enormous difference: In fashion, women wear pants, but men do not wear gowns.
Source: http://www.style.com/stylefile/2014/05/10-things-can-learn-fashion-french-philosopher/




In just two weeks The Cadillac Championship golf tournament will tee off in Doral. But even if you don't know what a bogey or birdie is, in tonight's Style File, 7s Belkys Nerey shows us why the tournaments is not just for golfers it's a social event for everyone. Updated: Thursday, February 13 2014 11:01 PM EST2014-02-14 04:01:26 GMT The South Beach Wine and Food Festival kicks off next week and even if you don't have tickets you can still be part of the foodie action. 7's Belkys Nerey wines and dines us in tonight's Style File. The South Beach Wine and Food Festival kicks off next week and even if you don't have tickets you can still be part of the foodie action.
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Photograph: William West/AFP/Getty Images Next year will mark the 20th anniversary of Australian fashion week and, while this impending milestone is cause for celebration, a cloud hung over Carriageworks in Sydney this year, thanks to the lack of big-name designers. A model walks the catwalk for Alex Perry at Australian fashion week. Photograph: Jennifer Polizenni Brankin/AAP/Press Association Images To make matters worse, the age-old debate about whether models are too skinny was also reignited, leading some media to dub AFW the Hunger Games . Designer Alex Perry even issued a public apology for casting thin models in his show. Despite this lack of judgement, Perry proved his sacking from David Jones is well and truly behind him he's now a shiny star at Myer. With the help of Brazilian bombshell and Victoria's Secret model Alessandra Ambrosio , Perry reaffirmed his reputation as Australia's red-carpet king with one of his best and raciest collections for 20 years.
Source: http://www.theguardian.com/fashion/2014/apr/11/australian-fashion-week-report









And when they got us together last year, I knew that they had to break up. But I knew that once we got them together, you need to pay your dues and have them together long enough that for evermore it will be the ghost that haunts these people. I think that makes for a really interesting fourth season and I'm really excited to get into that, because http://www.chicemma.com I think now is where it gets interesting. AP: Now you're working on a film called "Rock the Kasbah." What can you share about it? Deschanel: It's a movie with Bill Murray and Bruce Willis that Barry Levinson is directing.
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Henry Navarro Designs: I would like to have a proper studio and develop more my art and creative direction for fashion practice. Also, It would be great if I could consult for some local brands or labels in the near future. In the meantime, I am coordinating two upcoming site-specific fashion projects in Havana and Manoa, Hawaii and writing a monograph about site-specific fashion for Intellect, a UK publisher. Getthebuzz716: What other experience do you have in the fashion industry (stylist, retail, marketing, etc.)? Henry Navarro Designs: I used to ran an accessories business alongside my freelance design and costume design practice back in Cuba.
Source: http://www.examiner.com/article/fashion-art-toronto-2014-henry-navarro-designs









Bay is the director of "Transformers: Age of Extinction," slated to be released in June. The news was previously reported by the Hollywood Reporter. Screenwriter Loeb Lists for $1.999 Million Screenwriter Allan Loeb has thrown numerous parties and written scripts for films like "Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps" and "Just Go With It" at his Los Angeles bachelor pad, a 2,300-square-foot, three-bedroom, 2 bathroom home in the Hollywood Hills. But the writer said he is looking for a mellower lifestyle near the beach. The home will go on the market next week for $1.999 million.
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Hilfiger's designs were, and still are, a staple of American clothing and here are five looks that shows Tommy Hilfiger's versatile brand. TLC, 1995 Loading Slideshow A Dapper Yearbook Photo "Even back then, a skinny tie and herringbone blazer reminds me of the old world preppy style I see so much in London today." The Long-Haired Tommy Days "In the winter of 1970 I wore my dad's reindeer sweater (with my shag haircut trying to look like a rockstar!)" The Hilfiger Men "Me, my dad + his buddy Bob Dekalb." Bell-Bottoms Back In The Day "It was all about vintage bellbottoms. I'm hitchhiking my way out of London to see Stonehenge." Tommy's First Store "The People's Place" "Me standing in front of the store in one of my favorite coats." The Young Man Becomes A Mogul "A photo by Douglas Keeve in New York in '86 featuring my classic Tommy Hilfiger trench coat. It's a staple that has never gone out of style. We have updated styles and new variations on the runway every season." A Lasting Love "Dee http://www.chicemma.com + me in Mustique in our most relaxed beach style." A Family Man "Worn-in loafers and a pop of color - this is the ultimate style for a relaxed, preppy vibe." Celebrating The All-American Look "Patriotic red, white and blue to honor one of my all-time heroes, MLK, at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Dedication in D.C.
Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/03/24/tommy-hilfiger-outfits_n_5021196.html









2:02pm Its this week! Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F 2nd will finally be available in Japan, but before it does, theres still a few more reveals left to go. This one might be the sauciest yet, with a female ninja module for Miku to accompany the song, Knife. Meanwhile, Meikos own Lorelei looks more fitting for a fancy dinner-and-drinks date. And not to be outdone.
Source: http://www.siliconera.com/2014/03/26/cat-ears-skimpy-ninja-outfits-abound-latest-project-diva-f-2nd-costumes/









Man outfits neighborhood watch with surface-to-air missiles





I know, it's SHOCKING news, but now you know. In the past three days alone, her street style has involved more costume changes than the average pop star's entire world tour. Does she just have racks of clothes and platform boots hidden all over the city/world? Or does she pull a Superman and speedily switch outfits in telephone booths? Therein lies the enigmatic magic of Mother Monster's style. In an attempt to bring human logic to Lady Gaga's recent sartorial choicesI know that seems impossible, but just bear with mewe decided to turn each outfit into a simple mathematical equation. So without further ado, here is the "fashion math" of Gaga's street style.
Source: http://style.mtv.com/2014/03/25/lady-gaga-fashion-math/









Related on HuffPost Style: Michelle in her wedding dress March 2004 At the 36th Annual NAACP Image Awards. January 2008 At the South Carolina primary. February 2008 At the Super Tuesday primary vote results rally in Chicago. August 2008 At a rally in Springfield, Ill. August 2008 At the Democratic National Convention. November 2008 At a rally in Springfield, Miss. November 2008 On election night in Chicago.
Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/03/23/michelle-obama-china-tour-style-print-outfits_n_5016433.html









This is the Mark 10 Twin Arm Guided Missile Launcher, said, Ulmer. The very first one was put on ships in 1959, and they ran these all the way out until the 80s. Ulmers entire property pays tribute his love of everything Navy, World War II in particular and veterans of Pearl Harbor. I really feel they are the greatest generation. So I started building this in their honor. I just wanted to do something for them, he said. Along with 15 friends, it took Ulmer 8 months to build the pilots house. Everything is original and is built exactly like a 1943 Navy Destroyer.
Source: http://fox2now.com/2014/03/26/man-outfits-neighborhood-watch-with-surface-to-air-missiles/?share=email




Georgia was spotted on many a catwalk during London, Paris and Milan fashion weeks respectively, but it seems she was keen to sit out modelling at Istanbul Fashion week preferring to watch from the VIP area in style. Coming through: Georgia May Jagger, 22, arrived at Istanbul Fashion Week with gordon jewerly a throng of security and assistants on Tuesday As she arrived, with a slick of red lipstick brightening her make-up, the star was surrounded by bodyguards and security. One member of staff carried an umbrella over the young model as she climbed a flight of stairs. Entering the central location Georgia was greeted by a sea of flashbulbs and fashion fans screaming her name. A sea of flashbulbs: The star proved to be very popular as she strolled through the Turkish venue A perfect portrait: The 22-year-old posed for pictures in the VIP section of the fashion show Keeping her cool, the 22-year-old wore her phenomenal pout perfectly and carried herself with great ease and style. Clutching a small pill-box bag, the star wore a black velvet dress with a slit up the centre.
Source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-2578441/Georgia-May-Jagger-gives-runway-miss-preferring-sit-VIP-section-Istanbul-Fashion-Week.html









This edition of the event will take place between the 10th and 13th of April. It will be set in Madinat Jumeirah and ticket registration will kick off later this month. The new aim of the organizers of Fashion Forward will be to expand the events reach across the Middle East. The designers and brands which will make a comeback on Dubais Fashion Forward runway, include Zayan Ghandour, Ezra Santos, Essa, as well as local talents Yago Goicoechea and Riccardo Audisio. It is expected that the total number of the designers who will return for FFWD Season 3 will be more than 10. Also, there will be many designers who will showcase their collections on Fashion Forward for the first time.
Source: http://www.dubaichronicle.com/2014/03/11/fashion-forward-comes-back-dubai/









Los Angeles Fashion Week is ready for its close-up





Pictured are looks from the W Dallas Showcase featuring Reece Hudson. (CFDA) Also By Adam Tschorn March 9, 2014, 6:00 a.m. With the olive now firmly in the martini that is Paris Fashion Week , it's L.A.'s turn to showcase style for the upcoming fall season. Notable additions to the calendar for this season's Los Angeles Fashion Week include a 10-designer showcase organized by the Council of Fashion Designers of America and the U.S. debut of Istanbul-based designer Ozgur Masur. Most events are for the trade only, designed to allow designers to show their wares to store buyers and the media.
Source: http://www.latimes.com/fashion/la-ig-0309-la-week-20140309,0,1024112.story

Fashion Fiesta Held At Chittagong




Being the youngest of Kathy [Hilton] and Kim [Richards], Id watch them and how theyd dress, and then find my own style and what works for me. It was really trial and error and just playing. Ive always loved to have fun with fashion and try different things. Where did you pull inspiration from for the HSN collection? Well, people will always sayor tweet me pictures and writeIm channeling you today or, Ive got my Kyle look going on. And its always a very specific look. Some people call it boho-chic, but I dont really see it like that. I feel like it looks more like relaxed glamour.
Source: http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/02/24/fashion-secrets-of-a-real-housewife.html









The collection is for "a free-spirited woman," designer Angela Missoni said. She wants to be comfortable with masculine outerwear like parkas, a hunting jacket or gilet, but the "the silhouette underneath is close to the body," Missoni said. The knit-work was bold and graphic, rather than the traditional tight Missoni zig-zag, and the colors were soothing pastels contrasted by flashes of turquoise, mustard and orange. Colored booties, and sometimes berets with a crochet lining, finished the looks. A FAMILY AFFAIR Rosita Missoni watched her daughter Angela's creations from a seat near the runway entrance accompanied by her grandchildren. She said she felt "the pride of having created a business, a job, which my children enjoy to continue. I think this is a privilege." The presence of three Missoni generations was a touching show of familial strength, following the death of CEO Vittorio Missoni, Angela's brother, in a plane crash in January 2013 followed four months later by the death of family patriarch and company co-founder Ottavio Missoni at age of 92.
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Fantasy and furs draw Milan fashion week to positive end





Lawrence, 23, who is nominated again this year in the best supporting actress category for "American Hustle," is a Dior brand ambassador, wearing the Paris fashion house's designs to all her public events. While Christian Dior group has not disclosed how much it paid for its deal with Lawrence and doesn't discuss her impact on its sales, the high-end couture label is on the rise. In 2013, couture's profits totaled 165 million euros ($226 million), up 26 percent from 2012. HARD TIMES FOR EMERGING DESIGNERS While the Oscars has launched newcomer designers such as Olivier Theyskens, worn by Madonna in 1998, and Elie Saab, donned by Halle Berry when she won best actress in 2002, the big names in fashion don't leave much room for new talent anymore, said Hollywood fashion publicist Marilyn Heston. Heston, the founder of publicity firm MHA Media whose success stories include introducing Jimmy Choo shoes and Lebanese designer Saab to Hollywood, said the Oscars red carpet is today dominated by established luxury brands.
Source: http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/02/23/us-oscars-fashion-idUSBREA1M0GH20140223









Hence, for this event, we paid homage to Ahmed Nawaz, who was born and brought up in Chittagong. The night started off with a concert by the band Millennium. There were also traditional dance acts performed by Swapan Barua and his team. A fashion show, featuring the collections of the five designers was also held. The first queue was a joint effort of all the five designers, with the theme of International Mother Language Day -- which was reflected by the check this out background music and the attires (mainly saris, panjabis, shalwar kameez sets), having black and white as dominant shades with some portraying Bangla alphabets. Five other queues followed, featuring the designs of the five designers, with a focus on 'deshi' attires, designs and fabrics, and also a fusion between eastern and western.
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I think (the new government) can do some of these things, and I hope they do them quite quickly." Beppe Angiolini, head of the Italian Chamber of Fashion Buyers, said he found the mood during the fashion week, which ends on February 24, "quite positive". "The (CNMI) is making an enormous effort to ensure the Made in Italy brand is valued," Angiolini said. "We have so many companies that produce amazing things, such craftsmanship." Salvatore Ferragamo creative director Massimiliano Giornetti said the "clinical" white setting for his show was chosen to emphasize the expertise behind the pieces. "The artisanal workmanship behind the collection is the focus," Giornetti said. He said the fusion of different furs like beaver and fox created "a fantastic animal". Greenpeace protesters hoisted a banner reading "Toxic Lies" outside Dolce and Gabbana's show, after saying last week they found harmful chemicals in the brand's clothes. Inside the venue, British socialite Tamara Beckwith said the show, which also featured metallic knitted helmets recalling the Norman conquerors of Dolce's native Sicily, was food for the imagination.
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There were shoppers in the store and the neighborhood filled with pedestrians at the time of the heist, which took place at about 12:30 p.m. on Thursday. The thieves smashed a glass display case to grab the watches, police said. Police said they did not have an exact value for the watches, but timepieces at Cartier, one of the most exclusive jewelers in the world, range from $2,500 to over $60,000, according to the store's website. Local newspapers said the timepieces are valued at more than $700,000. Two men, both in their 30s and living in the city's borough of Brooklyn, were in custody on Friday and charged with robbery, according to New York Police Department spokeswoman Karen Anderson.
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Two arrested after brazen heist at Fifth Avenue jewelry store





The variety of beads inspires women to create beautiful pieces that express their unique personality and versatile style, and its a great way to add colour to any silver bracelet. More Photos View all 5 photos Currently Persona features a jewelry collection dedicated to Valentines Day a collection of love themed beads and charms, just in time for the most romantic holiday of the year! The Valentine collection from Persona features a range of designs crafted and set in 925 sterling silver; the Italian glass, Austrian crystal, cubic zirconia and hand painted enamel add exquisite sparkle and color to this romantic collection including rich reds, deep purples and pretty pinks. Not to be missed the new Candy Heart beads each Candy Heart bead includes a message of love in colourful bright enamel making them a perfect token of love for ones sweetheart. As gift ideas for Valentines Day, you can create a personalized, fun and fashionable bangle with the new Valentines Day beads and charms. Adorn with beads on either end for a cuffed look or in the center for a classic romantic look. Another gift idea could be a single Valentines charm on a silver chain, a sweet memento and stylish gift.
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Kara Ross' Natural Jewelry Finds the Beauty in the Flaws





Ross designed her first piece after that tripa square cut tourmaline ring on a diamond-trimmed 18kt gold band. After graduating from Georgetown University, Ross worked in advertising, trying her hand in business before ultimately deciding that her true passion lay in jewelry design. She went back to school at the Gemological Institute of America to obtain her certification before going on to design pieces exclusively for private clients. In 2003 she founded Kara Ross; originally a fine jewelry line, the brand has grown to include accessories, handbags and two sub-brands, Kara by Kara Ross and 10021 Kara Ross. Known for her signature stye of raw beauty, the collection uses moonstone, topaz, quartz and even concrete both in their rough and polished forms for a beauty that marries the natural and luxurious into one compelling piece. Using 18kt yellow, rose and white gold, the metals are used not as a focal point, but as the framework in which to house each gem and rock. Ross is continually inspired by environmental elements such as lava, wood and titanium, and one shoulder dress consistently finds ways to incorporate these elements into her jewelry.
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Valentine's Day candy jewelry projects for kids





Older children might like to use colored, hollow licorice that has been cut into pieces. Use a piece of fruit leather to wrap around the base of the licorice rope. This will prevent the candy from falling off the end of the string. Then, thread the candy onto the licorice. Finally, stick the ends of licorice together using the heat from your hands.
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Two suspects nabbed in Midtown jewelry store heist





Grant had a $75,000 Cartier watch on his wrist and was still in the coat and skull cap he wore during the heist, officials said. Williams, who confessed to being the teams getaway driver, said he received a $42,000 Cartier timepiece as a gift for his participation in the heist, according to court papers. Andrew Savulich / New York Daily News Cartier jewelry store was victim of 'smash and grab' robbery in Manhattan. The robbers reportedly smashed a glass case inside the store and grabbed expensive watches. We recovered some of the property, and our anticipation is well be able to solve a number of New York City cases as a result of that, NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton said Friday. Grant and Williams were both ordered held without bail on charges of robbery, grand larceny and criminal possession of stolen property at their arraignment Friday. Andrew Savulich / New York Daily News Cartier jewelry store robbed of $700,000 in goods, according to reports.
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