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Confessions of a fashion industry hairstylist: ‘In this world, it’s 100 percent who you know’ – Digiday

Monday, April 03, 2017

It’s no longer news that working in the fashion industry is not as glamorous as it seems, but certain career paths result in a harder beating than others. Hairstylists and makeup artists definitely fall into this category, often working the longest hours, but getting paid the least — and lacking the recognition and respect bestowed on other creatives in the field. Meli Dee, a Southern California native who moved to New…

Confessions of a fashion industry hairstylist: ‘In this world, it’s 100 percent who you know’ – Digiday

Monday, April 03, 2017

It’s no longer news that working in the fashion industry is not as glamorous as it seems, but certain career paths result in a harder beating than others. Hairstylists and makeup artists definitely fall into this category, often working the longest hours, but getting paid the least — and lacking the recognition and respect bestowed on other creatives in the field. Meli Dee, a Southern California native who moved to New…

Fergie has a style crisis at Fashion Los Angeles Awards – Daily Mail

Monday, April 03, 2017

By Chelsea White For Dailymail.com Published: 02:41 EDT, 3 April 2017 | Updated: 06:06 EDT, 3 April 2017 e-mail 37 View comments It was the night to pull out all the fashion stops but looks like this star overshot the mark. Fergie failed to impress in an over-the-top mini dress at The Daily Front Row’s Annual Fashion Los Angeles Awards. The 42-year-old hit the red and white spot carpet in…

Local Mexican newspaper closes citing killings of journalists – Telegraph.co.uk

Monday, April 03, 2017

A newspaper in the Mexican border city of Juarez announced on Sunday that it is shutting down because the rampant, unpunished killings of journalists in the country have made it too dangerous to go on. Norte executive Oscar Cantu Murguia informed readers of his decision in a farewell letter titled “Adios!” that was published on the paper’s front page and online. He cited the recent murder of journalist Miroslava Breach…

A Newspaper In Mexico Shut Down After A Journalist Was Killed – BuzzFeed News

Monday, April 03, 2017

View this image › Norte The owner of a newspaper in the Mexican city of Juarez announced Sunday it had published its last issue due to the risk of violence against its journalists. Oscar Cantú Murguía wrote in a goodbye letter to readers that his newspaper Norte was shutting down following the killing of one of its contributors. Journalist Miroslava Breach Velducea, 54, was shot at eight times on the…

Upcycling ‘fast fashion’ to reduce waste and pollution – Phys.Org

Monday, April 03, 2017

Recycling cotton-polyester clothes is closer to reality with a new method that can (1) dissolve the blended materials, (2) separate the cellulose and (3) spin new lyocell-like fibers. Credit: Simone Haslinger/Herbert Sixta, Ph.D. Pollution created by making and dyeing clothes has pitted the fashion industry and environmentalists against each other. Now, the advent of “fast fashion”—trendy clothing affordable enough to be disposable—has strained that relationship even more. But what if…

Penn Fashion Week combines creativity, business and the runway – The Daily Pennsylvanian

Monday, April 03, 2017

Approximately 100 students attended the Penn Fashion Week keynote speaker event, up from last year. Photo: Katie Zhao / The Daily Pennsylvanian This year’s Penn Fashion Week shifted away from its past focus on business, bringing in creatives from the industry and showcasing student talent. “The goal of this year’s theme was to follow the retail process all the way from ideating the product to actually moving it onto the…

Moscow’s Eminent Fashion Moment – Forbes

Monday, April 03, 2017

Dior before the New Look, Yamamoto before Paris, Manolo Blahnik before Carrie Bradshaw. Fashion history is built on grand before-and-after moments that change everything in a designer’s career or global sense of style. The creativity and hard work that lead up to the breakthrough often gets overlooked. Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Russia featured several designers on the precipice of international success. It is exciting to witness their rising star. Artem…

Mexican newspaper closes citing insecurity for journalists – Chicago Tribune

Sunday, April 02, 2017

A newspaper in the Mexican border city of Juarez announced Sunday that it is shutting down due to the climate of insecurity and impunity for killings of journalists in one of the world’s deadliest countries for media workers. Norte executive Oscar Cantu Murguia informed readers of his decision in a farewell letter titled “Adios!” that was published on the paper’s front page and online. He cited the recent murder of…

Newspaper carrier kills complaining customer, German police say – Fox News

Sunday, April 02, 2017

BERLIN –  Police say a newspaper carrier in the northern German city of Lueneburg stabbed and killed a customer who had repeatedly complained about delivery problems. Police said Sunday that the 42-year-old paper man got into an argument with the 51-year-old customer outside the customer’s home Saturday afternoon, and stabbed him multiple times with a knife. A 23-year-old relative of the victim who witnessed the fight grabbed the…

Credit Suisse fights back against tax probe with series of newspaper adverts in defence of "zero tolerance" – Telegraph.co.uk

Sunday, April 02, 2017

Credit Suisse has attempted to defend itself in the wake of a series of tax raids by inspectors in five countries late last week by highlighting its “strict zero tolerance” against evasion in a series of  newspaper adverts. The Swiss bank took out a string of national newspaper adverts in the UK, France and the Netherlands this weekend in response to the raids in the trio of countries plus Australia and…

Moscow’s Eminent Fashion Moment – Forbes

Sunday, April 02, 2017

Dior before the New Look, Yamamoto before Paris, Manolo Blahnik before Carrie Bradshaw. Fashion history is built on grand before-and-after moments that change everything in a designer’s career or global sense of style. The creativity and hard work that lead up to the breakthrough often gets overlooked. Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Russia featured several designers on the precipice of international success. It is exciting to witness their rising star. Artem…

Moscow’s Eminent Fashion Moment – Forbes

Sunday, April 02, 2017

Dior before the New Look, Yamamoto before Paris, Manolo Blahnik before Carrie Bradshaw. Fashion history is built on grand before-and-after moments that change everything in a designer’s career or global sense of style. The creativity and hard work that lead up to the breakthrough often gets overlooked. Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Russia featured several designers on the precipice of international success. It is exciting to witness their rising star. Artem…

Moscow’s Eminent Fashion Moment – Forbes

Sunday, April 02, 2017

Dior before the New Look, Yamamoto before Paris, Manolo Blahnik before Carrie Bradshaw. Fashion history is built on grand before-and-after moments that change everything in a designer’s career or global sense of style. The creativity and hard work that lead up to the breakthrough often gets overlooked. Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Russia featured several designers on the precipice of international success. It is exciting to witness their rising star. Artem…

Moscow’s Eminent Fashion Moment – Forbes

Sunday, April 02, 2017

Dior before the New Look, Yamamoto before Paris, Manolo Blahnik before Carrie Bradshaw. Fashion history is built on grand before-and-after moments that change everything in a designer’s career or global sense of style. The creativity and hard work that lead up to the breakthrough often gets overlooked. Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Russia featured several designers on the precipice of international success. It is exciting to witness their rising star. Artem…

Consistency Is in Fashion This Year at Retailers – Wall Street Journal (subscription)

Sunday, April 02, 2017

Most investors will pay a premium for growth. In the volatile world of retail stocks, many are increasingly willing to pay up for consistency too. Before their 23% tumble last Thursday on downbeat guidance, shares of Lululemon Athletica fetched 26 times forward earnings estimates. That reflected expectations that sales would climb an impressive 16% this fiscal year. Now the athletic-wear maker’s sales are only expected to grow 9%, yet its…

Pathfinding for newspapers in the digital world – The Commercial Appeal

Sunday, April 02, 2017

Buy Photo Otis Sanford(Photo: Alan Spearman/The Commercial Appeal File)Buy Photo I had already prepared a lecture with a rather ominous title – “Getting Along Without Traditional Media.” But the minute I walked into my Media, Diversity and Society class at the University of Memphis last Wednesday, a student asked, “Are we going to talk about The Commercial Appeal?” “Of course,” I responded. How could we not? Practically everyone else in…

Abducted jogger’s family blasts ‘victim-blaming’ newspaper – New York Post

Sunday, April 02, 2017

The family of the California mom who claimed she was abducted during a jog blasted a report painting her as a troubled young woman — even as a top cop assured locals that there’s no need to be worried about “potential kidnappers” on the loose. The Sacramento Bee published several police reports Thursday filed by Sherri Papini’s family, claiming she had been “harming herself and blaming the injuries” on her…