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Balenciaga reveals its golden touch with surprising takes on men’s style – The Guardian

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Most representations of fatherhood in fashion fall into two camps: the musclebound, black-and-white ideal of an 1980s Athena poster, or the sartorial punchline of “Dad jeans” and the “Dadbod”. Balenciaga’s spring/summer 2018 men’s fashion show on Wednesday – inspired by office workers taking their kids to the park at the weekend – offered a more nuanced interpretation. The catwalk was a tree-lined sunlight-dappled path in the Bois de Boulogne, a…

10 Fashion Trends You Didn’t Know Were Started by World Leaders – History

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Check out 10 of history’s most fashionable world leaders. Fashion has always played a role in politics. Monarchs and heads of state have used clothing to cultivate an image, and in some cases their styles became so iconic that they filtered into the mainstream. From Julius Caesar to Nelson Mandela, check out 10 of history’s most fashionable world leaders. Julius Caesar had a reputation as a fashion-conscious dandy. The Triumph…

Fashion Week’s Dirty Little Secret: Laundry – New York Times

Thursday, June 22, 2017

If you seek to make a daily fashion statement like Alex Badia, the style director of Women’s Wear Daily and an Instagram darling, you pack the way 19th-century swells did for the Grand Tour: with oversize suitcases and outfits arranged in advance. Advertisement Continue reading the main story “Fashion Week is like an expedition, an adventure, like mountain climbing,” Mr. Badia said at a Balenciaga show in the Bois de…

10 Fashion Trends You Didn’t Know Were Started by World Leaders – History

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Check out 10 of history’s most fashionable world leaders. Fashion has always played a role in politics. Monarchs and heads of state have used clothing to cultivate an image, and in some cases their styles became so iconic that they filtered into the mainstream. From Julius Caesar to Nelson Mandela, check out 10 of history’s most fashionable world leaders. Julius Caesar had a reputation as a fashion-conscious dandy. The Triumph…

Fashion Week’s Dirty Little Secret: Laundry – New York Times

Thursday, June 22, 2017

If you seek to make a daily fashion statement like Alex Badia, the style director of Women’s Wear Daily and an Instagram darling, you pack the way 19th-century swells did for the Grand Tour: with oversize suitcases and outfits arranged in advance. Advertisement Continue reading the main story “Fashion Week is like an expedition, an adventure, like mountain climbing,” Mr. Badia said at a Balenciaga show in the Bois de…

Balenciaga reveals its golden touch with surprising takes on men’s style – The Guardian

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Most representations of fatherhood in fashion fall into two camps: the musclebound, black-and-white ideal of an 1980s Athena poster, or the sartorial punchline of “Dad jeans” and the “Dadbod”. Balenciaga’s spring/summer 2018 men’s fashion show on Wednesday – inspired by office workers taking their kids to the park at the weekend – offered a more nuanced interpretation. The catwalk was a tree-lined sunlight-dappled path in the Bois de Boulogne, a…

‘Now is not the time to rally’: Iowa newspaper told Trump to stop the rallies and focus on governing – Business Insider

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Twitter/Jeff Zeleny The hometown newspaper from the city that hosted a presidential rally had a clear message for Donald Trump on Wednesday: Skip the rallies and focus on governing. “Mr. President, the campaign is over. You won. Now is not the time to rally,” the Cedar Rapids Gazette wrote in a front-page open letter addressed to Trump. “Now is the time to sell your policies, listen to Americans with a stake…

‘You can’t shrink your way to profitability’: Jeff Bezos talks about the future of newspapers – Poynter (blog)

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Jeff Bezos has three pieces of advice for journalists: Be riveting, be right and ask people to pay. The Washington Post owner and Amazon founder dispensed this simple guidance Wednesday at a conference about the future of print news in Turin, Italy. The conference coincides with the 150th birthday of La Stampa, one of Italy’s major newspapers, which is based in Turin. Other notable U.S. media executives on the panel included HuffPost…

10 Fashion Trends You Didn’t Know Were Started by World Leaders – History

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Check out 10 of history’s most fashionable world leaders. Fashion has always played a role in politics. Monarchs and heads of state have used clothing to cultivate an image, and in some cases their styles became so iconic that they filtered into the mainstream. From Julius Caesar to Nelson Mandela, check out 10 of history’s most fashionable world leaders. Julius Caesar had a reputation as a fashion-conscious dandy. The Triumph…

Fashion Week’s Dirty Little Secret: Laundry – New York Times

Thursday, June 22, 2017

If you seek to make a daily fashion statement like Alex Badia, the style director of Women’s Wear Daily and an Instagram darling, you pack the way 19th-century swells did for the Grand Tour: with oversize suitcases and outfits arranged in advance. Advertisement Continue reading the main story “Fashion Week is like an expedition, an adventure, like mountain climbing,” Mr. Badia said at a Balenciaga show in the Bois de…

Fashion Week’s Dirty Little Secret: Laundry – New York Times

Thursday, June 22, 2017

If you seek to make a daily fashion statement like Alex Badia, the style director of Women’s Wear Daily and an Instagram darling, you pack the way 19th-century swells did for the Grand Tour: with oversize suitcases and outfits arranged in advance. Advertisement Continue reading the main story “Fashion Week is like an expedition, an adventure, like mountain climbing,” Mr. Badia said at a Balenciaga show in the Bois de…

10 Fashion Trends You Didn’t Know Were Started by World Leaders – History

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Check out 10 of history’s most fashionable world leaders. Fashion has always played a role in politics. Monarchs and heads of state have used clothing to cultivate an image, and in some cases their styles became so iconic that they filtered into the mainstream. From Julius Caesar to Nelson Mandela, check out 10 of history’s most fashionable world leaders. Julius Caesar had a reputation as a fashion-conscious dandy. The Triumph…

10 Fashion Trends You Didn’t Know Were Started by World Leaders – History

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Check out 10 of history’s most fashionable world leaders. Fashion has always played a role in politics. Monarchs and heads of state have used clothing to cultivate an image, and in some cases their styles became so iconic that they filtered into the mainstream. From Julius Caesar to Nelson Mandela, check out 10 of history’s most fashionable world leaders. Julius Caesar had a reputation as a fashion-conscious dandy. The Triumph…

Fashion Week’s Dirty Little Secret: Laundry – New York Times

Thursday, June 22, 2017

If you seek to make a daily fashion statement like Alex Badia, the style director of Women’s Wear Daily and an Instagram darling, you pack the way 19th-century swells did for the Grand Tour: with oversize suitcases and outfits arranged in advance. Advertisement Continue reading the main story “Fashion Week is like an expedition, an adventure, like mountain climbing,” Mr. Badia said at a Balenciaga show in the Bois de…

10 Fashion Trends You Didn’t Know Were Started by World Leaders – History

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Check out 10 of history’s most fashionable world leaders. Fashion has always played a role in politics. Monarchs and heads of state have used clothing to cultivate an image, and in some cases their styles became so iconic that they filtered into the mainstream. From Julius Caesar to Nelson Mandela, check out 10 of history’s most fashionable world leaders. Julius Caesar had a reputation as a fashion-conscious dandy. The Triumph…

Fashion Week’s Dirty Little Secret: Laundry – New York Times

Thursday, June 22, 2017

If you seek to make a daily fashion statement like Alex Badia, the style director of Women’s Wear Daily and an Instagram darling, you pack the way 19th-century swells did for the Grand Tour: with oversize suitcases and outfits arranged in advance. Advertisement Continue reading the main story “Fashion Week is like an expedition, an adventure, like mountain climbing,” Mr. Badia said at a Balenciaga show in the Bois de…

Wall Street Journal fires foreign correspondent for ties to gunrunner – Poynter (blog)

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

The Wall Street Journal has fired Jay Solomon, its chief foreign affairs correspondent, after the newspaper learned he was unethically entangled in the business dealings of one of his sources. The Associated Press uncovered that Solomon was offered a 10 percent stake in a company called Denx LLC while reporting on the company’s founder, aviation magnate Farhad Azima, according to The Associated Press. The AP contacted The Wall Street Journal…

LOOK: Durant takes out newspaper ad thanking Warriors fans for title season – CBSSports.com

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

In a full-page newspaper ad taken out in Wednesday’s San Francisco Chronicle, NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant thanked Warriors nation for his “championship experience” in a nifty acrostic with the words “thank you” spelled out in all capital letters. “Thank you, everyone, for making my initial season with the Warriors an incredible and exhilarating championship experience.”  “Great accomplishments are never achieved alone and are best when shared with others.” After…

Iowa newspaper to Trump: ‘Now is not the time for a rally’ – The Hill (blog)

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

An Iowa newspaper ran a front-page editorial Wednesday telling President Trump that “now is not the time for a rally” ahead of his campaign event scheduled in the state later in the day. The editorial board of The Gazette in Cedar Rapids asked in an open letter to Trump for him to not hold his scheduled rally in the city but instead talk about his policies and how he will help…

Fashion Week’s Dirty Little Secret: Laundry – New York Times

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

If you seek to make a daily fashion statement like Alex Badia, the style director of Women’s Wear Daily and an Instagram darling, you pack the way 19th-century swells did for the Grand Tour: with oversize suitcases and outfits arranged in advance. Advertisement Continue reading the main story “Fashion Week is like an expedition, an adventure, like mountain climbing,” Mr. Badia said at a Balenciaga show in the Bois de…