13 mai 2015

How American Indian Fashion Looks Without Cultural Appropriation

It's bigger than fashion. That's the first thing to know about Bethany Yellowtail's work, a vibrant, elegant melding of classic style and the staples of her Native upbringing. Elk teeth line the sleeves of one gown, drawn with intricate floral beadwork, that drapes, glistening black, on the body of Jade Willoughby, an Ojibwe model from the Whitesands First Nation in Northern Ontario, Canada. All of Yellowtail's collaborators are indigenous: Thosh Collins, the photographer, is Onk Akimel O'Odham, Wah-Zah-Zi and Haudenosaunee. Martin... [Lire la suite]
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08 mai 2015

The Met exhibition looks at Chinese influences on Western fashion

The Costume Institute is housed within the Metropolitan Museum of Art but exists in a separate universe, one with its own galleries, budget, press representative and aesthetic protocols. To some this fashion-world apart is a Martian oddity; to others it is a vital preserve of Venusian luxe. Either way — and for better and worse — it has never been as fully integrated with the Met as it is in the exhibition that opened this week called “China: Through the Looking Glass.” Designed to illustrate the influence of Chinese culture on... [Lire la suite]
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06 mai 2015

Aliza Licht's Tips For Finding Your Style and Dressing For a Fashion Job

Aliza Licht — better known as DKNY PR Girl — has built an entire side career off of dishing out advice for those looking to advance both inside the fashion industry and outside. The product of that work? "Leave Your Mark," in which Licht expands her 140-character quips into a 288-page guide to getting where you want in your chosen field. It covers everything from handling social media gaffes to negotiating the different personality types you're likely encounter in your career. But of course, as a fashion PR maven, Licht also has... [Lire la suite]
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01 mai 2015

Stuff's wedding of the week

They met at school before separating for university - but thanks to a mutual friend they reunited years later, resulting in a riverside Adelaide proposal, and a wedding on a cliff overlooking the Cook Strait. But we'll let Laura-Alice fill you in on all the romantic details . . . How did you meet? James and I met at a co-ed drama class between Nelson College for Girls and Nelson College for Boys. We dated for a while before breaking up to go to university, but we were reunited when a mutual friend told us that we had ended up living... [Lire la suite]
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28 avril 2015

Why we can't resist a white summer dress

 Whether it's short and sweet, long and fluid or something pretty in the middle, white dresses continue to capture the imaginations of designers and shoppers summer in, summer out. But why does the garment have such an enduring appeal? Julie Christie in Far from the Madding Crowd is one answer for why the romance of the white dress has endured Photo: cocktail dresses australia Picture Julie Christie running with abandon across the Wessex countryside in Far from the Madding Crowd , white dress wafting as she gathers speed past... [Lire la suite]
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27 avril 2015

Mercedes-​Benz Fashion Day“ am Samstag auf dem Kalten Markt war ein voller Erfolg

Am Samstag fand auf der Showbühne am Kalten Markt in Schwäbisch Gmünd wieder ein „Mercedes-​Benz Fashion Day“ statt. Rund 30Models präsentierten in zwei Durchgängen aktuelle Mode und Accessoires von acht Gmünder Einzelhändlern. Von Marcus Menzel SCHWÄBISCH GMÜND. Der von der Eventagentur GD-​Event organisierte „Mercedes-​Benz Fashion Day“ ist inzwischen ein fester Bestandteil im Gmünder Veranstaltungskalender. Am Samstag ging die erfolgreiche Eventreihe bereits in die siebte Runde. Die Besucher konnten exklusive Fashion von Casa... [Lire la suite]
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23 avril 2015

Wedding Finds At Grandma Darling's Vintage Bridal Room

Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue … Brides now can try to find the something they are looking for at Grandma Darling’s Antique Mall, which unveiled it’s Happily Ever After bridal room Saturday. The upstairs space, which has a dressing room, features more than 50 vintage and modern bridal gowns and bridal accessories, with some dresses sold on consignment. Antique wedding cards, cake toppers, tiaras, teacups, garters, clutches, jewelry and more are for sale. And, the area boasts some designer suits for... [Lire la suite]
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20 avril 2015

Oscar Isaac talks new film 'Mojave' at TFF 2015

On April 18, 2015, Examiner.com was on the red carpet for the world premiere of "Mojave" at the Tribeca Film Festival. The screening was held at the School of Visual Arts Theater in New York City. The film was directed and written by William Monahan. He is probably best known for writing "The Departed" and he also wrote "The Gambler" which starred Mark Wahlberg. The film was produced by William Green, William Monahan, Justine Suzanne Jones and Aaron Ginsburg. It was executive produced by Andy Horwitz, Nick Quested, and Jason Spire.... [Lire la suite]
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16 avril 2015

Prom fashion show to benefit Hockinson Class of 2015

Still looking for the perfect prom dress? Not sure about what accessories to wear or how to style your hair for the big event? Then you’ll want to clear your calendar on Sun., April 19, at 3 p.m., to attend the first-ever Prom Fashion Show at Hockinson High School. The show features 26 models from nine local high schools – including Battle Ground, Hockinson, La Center, Prairie and Ridgefield high schools – and will show off the latest prom fashions, hair and makeup styles and accessories. All proceeds will benefit the Hockinson High... [Lire la suite]
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13 avril 2015

Why Customers Are Calling The Shots At 'Fash-Tech' Startup Jeetly

How many entrepreneurs would hand a big say in the direction of their new business to their customers? Probably not many, yet if startups are to succeed they invariably require their owners to have an appetite for risk. It’s an approach that has paid off for Jeetly. Labelled Best FashTech startup in London, this pioneering brand for petite (under 5’3”) women has disrupted traditional retail business models by putting consumers in control of fashion design and production instead of retail buyers. Its eponymous founder is 33-year old... [Lire la suite]
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