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Military vet Duane Topping uses fashion to help combat PTSD – 9NEWS.com

Monday, May 15, 2017

While one saying suggests: the clothes make the man, but a better phrase to describe a local up and coming fashion designer would be “don’t judge a book by its cover.”

MBFWA: I wore my pyjamas to fashion and now I wish I’d tried the trend earlier – The Sydney Morning Herald

Monday, May 15, 2017

SHARE Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Link Photo taken by my Instagram (and regular) husband. Photo: Suppled If there are two things that I am highly susceptible to it’s glamour and also supreme comfort. You might think these two weaknesses exist on quite opposite ends of a spectrum, but I assure you they do not. I know this because I just wore striped silk pyjamas to Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Sydney…

Hands-on fashion class emphasizes diversity at City High – Iowa City Press Citizen

Monday, May 15, 2017

CLOSE x Embed x Share It won’t let me save the description without publishing, but here’s what I had in mind: Students at City High created a fashion line and learned about each others’ backgrounds during the class in spring of 2017. Holly Hines / Press-Citizen Buy Photo Andre Wright helps City High students put together a mood board for their fashion show during class on Thursday, May 11, 2017….

Dion Lee’s show echoes opera house at opening of Australian fashion week – The Guardian

Monday, May 15, 2017

For a few hours it looked dicey, but the rain held off and designer Dion Lee opened this year’s Australian fashion week with a spectacular parade of sharply cut trans-seasonal women’s and menswear across the forecourt of the Sydney Opera House. The Sydney-born New York-based designer has a close connection with the opera house. In 2010 he was the first designer to show his collection at the opera house and…

Fashion Business Leaders Convene at Tokyo Summit – WWD

Monday, May 15, 2017

The Global Summit of Women began its final day Saturday with a breakfast discussion titled, “The Business of Fashion and Design.” MCM chair and chief visionary officer Sung Joo Kim, designer Hiroko Koshino, Natori founder and chief executive officer Josie Natori, and Eve Enterprises founder and ceo Xia Hua participated in a panel, moderated by summit president Irene Natividad. The conversation addressed fashion as a topic of industry — giving the more…

Nicolas Ghesquière Taps a Japanese Fashion Design Icon for Louis Vuitton Cruise 2018 – Vogue.com

Sunday, May 14, 2017

There was a curious front row guest at today’s Louis Vuitton 2018 Cruise show at the Miho Museum just outside of Kyoto. Seated among megawatt stars like Jennifer Connelly and Michelle Williams, there was a Japanese man in a bright red suit with a beaming smile. His name is Kansai Yamamoto and he is a fashion icon. The designer served as both muse and collaborator for Nicolas Ghesquière’s latest outing…

Dion Lee Kicks Off Fashion Week At The Opera House – Huffington Post Australia

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia officially kicked off on Sunday afternoon in Sydney. Designer Dion Lee was the opening show, holding his runway under the sails of the Sydney Opera House. Lee was the first designer to stage a runway presentation at the Sydney Opera House back in in 2010 and this is the fourth show on-site at the same location for the designer. Lee is one of Australia’s most globally…

Fashion designer Carolina Herrera’s nephew is taken hostage and MURDERED by Venezuela gang despite his family … – The Sun

Sunday, May 14, 2017

THE nephew of top fashion designer Carolina Herrera has been found dead inside a truck after being taken hostage by a gang. The body of Reinaldo Jose Herrera, 34, was found on Thursday inside the HGV on a road in Venezuela’s capital city of Caracas. Top fashion designer Carolina Herrera’s nephew was kidnapped and murdered by a gang The find was confirmed in a statement by authorities yesterday with local…

7 Fashion Designers on Why Mom Is Their Ultimate Muse – Vogue.com

Sunday, May 14, 2017

As 55 countries celebrate Mother’s Day today, Vogue Runway asked seven designers whose work is informed by their mothers to reflect on how their moms shaped their lives and careers. Some, like Angela Missoni, followed in mom’s footsteps and took up the family business, others, like Diane von Furstenberg, aim to carry on the fearless legacy of the women that bore them. What is consistent: When it comes to fashion,…

State records and FOIA: Law allows 15 days; then real wait often … – Detroit Free Press

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Buy Photo Obtaining state records through Michigan’s Freedom of Information Act often takes much longer than the 15 business days provided for in law.(Photo: Kathleen Gray/Detroit Free Press)Buy Photo LANSING — Obtaining state records that shed light on how the State of Michigan falsely accused tens of thousands of its citizens of fraud has not been quick or easy. The state or local agency has five business days to respond to…

Of the Sunday newspaper experience – Valdosta Daily Times

Sunday, May 14, 2017

There are few things in life more comforting than a morning newspaper and a cup of coffee. In the May edition of Editor & Publisher, a professional magazine covering the media, readers will find an intriguing article under the headline “The Sunday Newspaper Experience: Why the Sunday print edition still reigns supreme for publishers.” The article was not written by some old, gray-haired man nostalgic for…

ACLU files FOIA request seeking evidence of Trump’s voter fraud … – Fox News

Sunday, May 14, 2017

The American Civil Liberties Union filed a Freedom of Information Act request Thursday seeking any facts or evidence supporting President Trump’s claims that the 2016 presidential election was muddied by widespread voter fraud. Dale Ho, the director of the ACLU’s Voting Rights Project, called Trump’s establishment of a commission to review alleged voter fraud and suppression a “boondoggle” and part of his plan to “spread his own fake news…

Newspaper headlines: NHS ‘chaos’ and council house plans – BBC News

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Image caption The Sunday Telegraph reports that it could take “several weeks” for NHS IT systems to fully recover from Friday’s cyber-attack. The newspaper says staff are preparing themselves for further problems when they return to work on Monday, as senior sources say “tens of thousands” of procedures could be “disrupted”. Image caption The Mail on Sunday also leads with the NHS cyber-attack story, reporting that the organisation failed to…

Word of Trump pick for FBI director could come within days – McClatchy Washington Bureau

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Less than a week after President Donald Trump fired James Comey, the administration has interviewed at least eight candidates to be FBI director and Trump has said a decision could come within days. Trump, who is scheduled to leave Friday on his first overseas trip as president, told reporters Saturday that it was possible he could announce his selection before then. “I think the process is going to go quickly….

South Side business incubator planned for independent fashion designers – The Columbus Dispatch

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Tim Feran The Columbus Dispatch @timferan Columbus is on the way to becoming a Smart City, but it might become better known as a city of smart fashion. At least that is the hope — and prediction — of the leaders of Fashion Week Columbus and Alternative Fashion Mob, who plan to open on South High Street later this year a fashion-business incubator to support…

State records and FOIA: Law allows 15 days; then real wait often begins – Detroit Free Press

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Buy Photo Obtaining state records through Michigan’s Freedom of Information Act often takes much longer than the 15 business days provided for in law.(Photo: Kathleen Gray/Detroit Free Press)Buy Photo LANSING — Obtaining state records that shed light on how the State of Michigan falsely accused tens of thousands of its citizens of fraud has not been quick or easy. The state or local agency has five business days to respond to…

Newspaper headlines: NHS ‘chaos’ and council house plans – BBC News

Sunday, May 14, 2017

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ACLU files FOIA demanding evidence of Trump’s voter fraud claims – The Hill (blog)

Sunday, May 14, 2017

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) this week filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request demanding any facts or evidence supporting President Trump’s claim that the 2016 presidential election was affected by voter fraud.  Trump on Thursday signed an executive order establishing an “election integrity” commission to investigate voter fraud. The commission will be chaired by Vice President Mike PenceMike (Michael) Richard PenceACLU files FOIA demanding evidence of Trump’s…

One Good Thing Donald Trump’s Presidency Has Done: Improved Journalism – Common Dreams

Sunday, May 14, 2017

When I first started thinking about this column, I was going to write about the testimony of former acting attorney general Sally Yates and former director of national intelligence James Clapper, Jr. before the Senate on Monday, May 8, 2017. I was going to discuss the details of Ms. Yates’s reports to White House counsel Don McGhan about the activities of Michael Flynn, who briefly served as Trump’s national security…