12 novembre 2013

Good Fit for Change in Western Sydney

QueenieAustralia formal dresses | QueenieAustralia cheap formal dresse A fashion-based social enterprise model that has proven a massive success in Melbourne has landed in Sydney and is proving a success in its own right. Started by CEO Jackie Ruddock about six months ago, The Social Outfit is social enterprise which provides education, skills, on-the-job experience and employment in fashion for new migrants and asylum seekers. It’s a "replication" of the Melbourne’s The Social Studio - started in 2009 - and like the Melbourne... [Lire la suite]
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01 novembre 2013

Philadelphia trader gets 10 years for investment schemes

The 10-year sentence imposed by U.S. District Judge Deborah Batts was 2.5 years less than the minimum recommended by the U.S. Probation Office under federal sentencing guidelines. Gilliams, 46, came to the federal courthouse in lower Manhattan with about two-dozen family members and friends, including his father, a Philadelphia-area minister. Gilliams and his attorney Everette Scott were convicted in February following a jury trial of stealing money from investors, including a scheme involving a purported investment in U.S. Treasury... [Lire la suite]
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11 octobre 2013

Rancho Bernardo High grad’s fashions in San Diego show

The Oct. 19 fashion and art event at the Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier, 1000 N. Harbor Drive in San Diego, will benefit Susan G. Komen for the Cure San Diego, a charitable group that since 1995 has raised more than $11.9 million to fund free diagnostic mammograms, treatment and services for local uninsured and underinsured women and their families, plus breast cancer research. Whitney Francis — who designs under the name Whitney Nicole and owns Creative Fashionista — said she will have more than a dozen designs for women and men... [Lire la suite]
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08 octobre 2013


During this fall’s New York Fashion Week, history was made. No, I don’t mean Marc by Marc Jacobs officially bringing back the blue eyeshadow or evenOscar de La Renta making a dress look like a beehive and making us all want to wear it. I’m talking about the fact that the first ever plus-size designer was able to show her collection at the Fashion Law Institute’s multi-designer presentation. If you haven’t already, meet Eden Miller and Cabiria Style, self-described as “whimsical, sensual style in sizes 12-24.” As a plus-size woman,... [Lire la suite]
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25 septembre 2013

Cuban-American In Miami Becomes The Man Behind Beautiful Women's Hair

Like Penélope, Salma, and JLo (sort of), Cuban-American hair superstar Oribe Canales is famous enough to go by his first name only. Indeed, those first-name-only types are all clients of the South Florida-based 57-year-old with the dazzling smile, infinite tattoos, tireless creativity, and drop-dead bombshell-gorgeous cover-girl hair results. “Sexy hair works anytime,” says Oribe about his unapologetically glam philosophy. “Glossy hair with personality, exaggerated, luxurious, fastidious but a bit undone – that’s what’s modern,... [Lire la suite]
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23 septembre 2013

Runway beauty: Think bold and raw

Natural, raw and fresh were some of the words used by hair and makeup artists who created the beauty looks for New York Fashion Week's spring-summer 2014 collections earlier this month. "Overall, there's a very happy look to the makeup, with pops of color on the eyes, lips and cheeks," said Gregory Arlt, director of makeup artistry for MAC Cosmetics, who was backstage leading makeup teams for several shows this season. Some designers opted out of makeup altogether. Moisturizer and an eyelash curler seemed to be the extent of what... [Lire la suite]
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21 septembre 2013

North Queenslander with designs on success

Designer Jason Chetcuti, of Mackay, made it to the finals with a “dream dress” for Australia's Miss Universe representative Olivia Wells, and hopes to see his work on the Moscow catwalk. A labour of love, Mr Chetcuti spent over 250 hours creating the pure silk and chiffon gown, adding intricate beadwork, feathers, shells and jewels to capture the beauty of one of Australia's natural icons. Mr Chetcuti appeared earlier this week on Seven's Sunrise with his fellow finalists, to show off his creation and encourage competition voting.... [Lire la suite]
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18 septembre 2013

Livia Firth, Designers Create for AIDS

Livia Firth, Natalie Massenet and Anna Wintour joined forces at London’s historic Apsley House, the home of the first Duke of Wellington, to raise awareness for the Global Fund — an international financing institution dedicated to raising funds to prevent and treat AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis — and to launch Firth’s Green Carpet Challenge (GCC) collection. Firth, wife of actor Colin Firth, enlisted five British brands to create dresses designed to meet social and environmental benchmarks developed by the GCC. Christopher Bailey... [Lire la suite]
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06 septembre 2013

Alexa sweaty in leather

Alexa Chung sometimes worries she won't get out of her leather clothes, leaving her "half human, half cow". Alexa Chung feels "clammy" in leather shorts. The British fashionista is known for being fearless when it comes to rocking the latest trends and often shows off amazing style combinations at events. However, the things that are in vogue might not always be the most comfortable or easy to wear. "They're so clammy; I can't take them off!" she laughed to BBC Radio 1 when asked about her leather shorts. "They're stuck to me... [Lire la suite]
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04 septembre 2013

Kerry Washington’s ‘Glamour’ Cover: See Her Stunning, High-Fashion Shoot

There’s nothing scandalous about this gorgeous shoot! The actress shows off a slew of fall styles all while opening up and explaining her red carpet style. Kerry Washington looks amazing on the October 2013 cover of Glamour, where the 36-year-old star is clad in a vibrant Dior dress. Inside, she shows off one fashionable look after another and opens up about her evolving red carpet style. Kerry Washington’s Red Carpet Style: “It started out as, like, Good-Student Kerry. OK, I’m going to admit this: There were a couple of... [Lire la suite]
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