Posts Tagged ‘ New York ’

Paris Menswear Fashion Week Schedule

June 22, 2012
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Paris Menswear Fashion Week Schedule

AFP Relax News – 10 hrs ago Running June 27-July 1, Paris Menswear Fashion Week presents the Spring/Summer 2013 collections from some of the top designers as well as two newcomers — Tillmann Lauterbach and Hardy Amies, whose shows open the week. Jean Paul Gaultier will not be showing on the runway for this edition, having...

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Eyelash Extensions: The Makeup-Free Answer To An East Coast Heat Wave

June 21, 2012
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Eyelash Extensions: The Makeup-Free Answer To An East Coast Heat Wave

Beauty Insider June 21, 2012  5:33 pm In case you’ve been cooped up in an overly air-conditioned New York office all day, let us loop you in on what’s going on outside: It’s hot—like, really, really hot. It’s days like today (97 degrees with 40 percent humidity) that the idea of applying makeup, mascara specifically,...

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Valentino at Pitti: Color Blocking and Camouflage

June 21, 2012
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Valentino at Pitti: Color Blocking and Camouflage

By Godfrey Deeny | Fashion Wire Daily – 13 mins ago That tired old argument that you can never really invent anything terribly new in men’s fashion died a dramatic death in the latest menswear collection from the house of Valentino, in what ultimately turned out to be an important statement about modern chic and fine...

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Swiss chemical process makes eco-friendly jeans

June 20, 2012
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Swiss chemical process makes eco-friendly jeans

AFP Relax News – 3 hrs ago It takes lots of water and chemicals to make a pair of jeans, and environmentally conscious clothing makers caught on years ago to the need to make more sustainable versions these popular pants. But a Swiss chemical company said Tuesday its process for making eco-friendly jeans could streamline those...

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Savile Row tailors open doors into exclusive world

June 20, 2012
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Savile Row tailors open doors into exclusive world

By Li-mei Hoang | Reuters – 18 mins ago LONDON (Reuters) – Michael Skinner and a tiny coterie of colleagues are intimately familiar with the physical details of rock stars, royalty and some of Britain’s most famous historical figures. But don’t expect him to start dishing out the gossip, because absolute discretion is a professional hallmark...

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Adidas cancels release of "shackled" sneakers

June 19, 2012
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Adidas cancels release of "shackled" sneakers

Reuters – 30 mins ago View slideshows Royal Ascot fashion 15 photos – 5 hrs ago WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange 10 photos – Wed, Feb 1, 2012 Firefighters honor dying boy 7 photos – 13 hrs ago NEW YORK (Reuters) – After a public outcry, Adidas America Inc, canceled the release of an upcoming sneaker model...

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Adidas withdraws ‘shackle’ sneakers in slavery row

June 19, 2012
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Adidas withdraws ‘shackle’ sneakers in slavery row

AFP Relax News – 29 mins ago Top sportswear designer Adidas Tuesday decided to cancel sales of sneakers topped with rubber ankle chains after criticism that they evoked memories of slavery. The so-called “shackle sneakers” equipped with orange rubber chains to be fixed above the shoes were to have gone on sale in August in the...

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Watch: the making-of the Louis Vuitton runway-inspired campaign

June 18, 2012
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Watch: the making-of the Louis Vuitton runway-inspired campaign

AFP Relax News – 3 hrs ago Two weeks before Paris Haute Couture week (July 1-5), French luxury accessories label Louis Vuitton has released a behind-the-scenes video for its new Fall/Winter 2012-2013 campaign. Shot by American fashion photographer Steven Meisel, the campaign seeks to capture the mood of a runway show and has a travel theme....

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Jonathan Saunders’ Thin White Duke Chic

June 16, 2012
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Jonathan Saunders’ Thin White Duke Chic

By Godfrey Deeny | Fashion Wire Daily – 29 mins ago If there is any single reason to come to London this weekend for its debut menswear season, it is to catch the latest collection from Jonathan Saunders. A Scotsman based in London, Saunders has built a successful women’s wear since he opened his business in...

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Violence shuts 300 Bangladesh garment factories

June 16, 2012
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Violence shuts 300 Bangladesh garment factories

Reuters – 39 mins ago DHAKA (Reuters) – The owners of 300 Bangladesh garments factories shut their operations indefinitely on Saturday after days of violent pay protests by workers, threatening the country’s biggest export already impacted by the global downturn. The decision to close all factories at Ashulia, one of the country’s biggest industrial zones on...

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