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Thursday, November 02, 2017

Messi donates money won in court case against newspaper – FOXSports.com

Thursday, November 02, 2017

MADRID (AP) The company that manages Lionel Messi’s image rights says the player has donated more than 70,000 euros ($81,000) to the medical charity Doctors Without Borders after winning a court case against a Spanish newspaper. The money was awarded to Messi for an article the La Razon newspaper published implying that the player was doping. The company says Messi will continue to defend himself from accusations and insinuations against…

Beaming Jerry Hall, 61, showcases her age-defying frame as she slips into a slinky floor-length gown to attend … – Daily Mail

Thursday, November 02, 2017

Romance had blossomed following their meeting in Australia in 2015, with the duo tying the knot the following year.  And proving they are still in the throes of marital bliss, Jerry Hall, 61, and her husband Rupert Murdoch, 86, couldn’t have looked happier as they attended the WSJ Innovator Awards held at the Museum of Modern Art in New York on Wednesday night. The former model stunned as she slipped…

Olympic Fashion: Winning or Not? – New York Times

Thursday, November 02, 2017

But this year, it’s as if, in the weird circular way of fashion, sports clothing, which has been exerting its own influence in ateliers and on catwalks for the last few seasons in the form of streetwear and athleisure, has now effectively changed that game enough so that when designers move to the Olympics, their actual sportswear looks again like sportswear. Roll your eyes if you want to. It’s true….

Brand Update: Beta Launch of Our Ethical Women-Focused Fashion Brand – Forbes

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Autumn Adeigbo Cover of our Spring 2018 Lookbook It’s been a whirlwind year. As I look back on the past 12 months I can’t believe everything that has happened since securing seed investment for my ethical fashion brand. From creating a home office, designing our collection, hiring freelancers and consultants to execute everything from design to branding, traveling to Kenya to hand-bead the collection’s samples alongside Massai women, hosting 3…

Unspeakable Pursues Uneatable, Fashion Follows – New York Times

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

True, the early Pony Club advocates here tended to represent our own entrenched elites, mostly Boston Brahmins or gentry from up and down the Eastern Seaboard. Yet the ideals of horsemanship the Pony Club promulgated were both democratic and pragmatic, the overarching principle being that everything begins with the horse. If Pony Club seemed too girlie for me as a kid, it is probably justice that I’d eventually end up…

The Insane, Breathtaking History Of Dior Haute Couture – Refinery29

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

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Fashion’s interwoven relationship with nature to go on display at V&A – The Guardian

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

A genetically engineered bioluminescent silk dress, a pineapple-fibre clutch bag and a cape made from cockerel feathers are among 300 items to go on display as part of the V&A’s next fashion exhibition. Fashioned From Nature, which opens in April, will trace the relationship between fashion and the natural world since 1600 and examine the ways in which designers draw on nature for inspiration. As well as modern items such…

Artist, designer turning Flint water bottles into fashion | Crain’s … – Crain’s Detroit Business

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Tracy Reese known for designing dress for Michelle Obama Water bottles to be formed into thread and fabric and sewn in Flint Project symbolic of fulfilling potential of jobs and manufacturing in Flint, artist says FLINT — An artist and a fashion designer are planning to make clothing out of the water bottles piling up from the lead-tainted water crisis in Flint. Conceptual artist Mel Chin has teamed up with…

Poynter opens applications for the 2018 Leadership Academy for Women in Digital Media – Poynter (blog)

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

The Poynter Institute will once again offer a transformative, tuition-free leadership program to train digital media’s best and brightest women in early spring 2018. The fourth annual Poynter Leadership Academy for Women in Digital Media, offered to 28 participants, will take place the week of March 18-23 at Poynter’s campus in St. Petersburg, Florida. The interactive, five-day program will focus on critical leadership skills specific to digital media for the industry’s…

Yes, Breitbart News Has a Fashion Critic – New York Times

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Nicole Kidman, who, in his phrase, “rocked Hollywood” with her vocal postelection support for Donald Trump, gets similar treatment, soaring to the top of Mr. Binder’s best-dressed list. She “stunned” at the Emmy awards, he writes, “in a red gown cut at the ankle with the most exquisite silver roping around the neckline.” Advertisement Continue reading the main story He reserves his barbs for the likes of Jane Fonda, ”the…

Fashion went to the movies – and took them over: archive, 1997 – The Guardian

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

There is a scene at the beginning of John Woo’s spectacular new film Face/Off in which Nicolas Cage strides down a runway. His eyes are covered in designer shades, his long black frock coat is blowing in the breeze. His boots gleam and the wind flicks around the elegant hemline of his jacket. We haven’t quite worked out who he is. We don’t know where he’s going. We don’t know…

China’s JD.com leads $19M investment in Southeast Asian online fashion brand Pomelo – TechCrunch

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

This year has seen unprecedented interest in Southeast Asia’s startups from Chinese tech firms, and today we can add another deal to the pile. JD.com, the close rival to Alibaba, has led a $19 million investment in Bangkok-headquartered online fashion brand Pomelo. The deal, which is the largest Series B for a Thai startup to date, is co-led by Indonesia’s Provident Capital Partners with participation from PE firm Lombard Investments. The round…

Spotify for fashion: does renting clothes signal the end for our wardrobes? – The Guardian

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Like many, I laboured under the misapprehension that Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater was the most beautiful house in the world until the day Mariah Carey opened her home to MTV Cribs. From that day onward, there was no contest. Now, that is what I call a palace. Never mind requesting 20 white kittens on your rider, never mind the off-colour penchant for sexy-elf costumes, Mariah will forever be a pop-culture…

Cox Media Group To Sell Its Daily Newspapers In Texas And Florida – Forbes

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Shutterstock Cox Media Group this morning announced plans to sell the Austin American-Statesman and related community newspapers in Texas. The company also will sell its daily newspapers in Florida, The Palm Beach Post and The Palm Beach Daily News. Kim Guthrie, president of Cox Media, said in a statement that the company’s “strategic business focus is changing.” The company made the decision that it will focus on its newspapers in…

‘Hyphens are important!’ Newspaper implies something VERY dirty after a glaring grammatical error dramatically … – Daily Mail

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

A newspaper’s editorial team learned the importance of proofreading the hard way when a simple grammatical error turned an innocent headline into a very naughty innuendo.  While printing a story about high schoolers visiting local businesses for job opportunities over the weekend, The Pratt Tribune, a tri-weekly newspaper out of Pratt, Kansas, used the cringe-worthy headline, ‘Students get first hand job experience.’ Firsthand should be written as one word or hyphenated,…

Alan Dershowitz: Why is a Jewish-American newspaper defending an anti-Semitic cartoon? – Washington Examiner

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

When the official newspaper of the University of California, Berkeley published a color caricature of me as a spider-like creature with one leg stomping on a Palestinian child and another holding an Israel Defense Forces soldier spilling the blood of an unarmed Palestinian, there was universal condemnation of what was widely seen as a throwback to the anti-Semitic imagery of the Nazi era. The chancellor of the school condemned the…

Newspaper headlines: Westminster sex claims and Bake Off ‘gaffe’ – BBC News

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Image caption The focus of the Westminster sexual harassment scandal moved to Labour after it was claimed party officials “hushed up” the rape of a young activist, the Daily Telegraph reports. Bex Bailey, 25, said senior Labour figures told her not to report the attack because it could damage her political career. Image caption The Times also leads on the claims that Labour tried to cover up the rape of…

Cox to sell newspapers in Texas, Florida – Dayton Daily News

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Guthrie, who met with Post and Daily News employees Tuesday, recently announced plans to converge CMG’s newspaper, TV and radio outlets in Atlanta, mirroring an operation already in place in Dayton.