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‘Little black dress’ designer Givenchy dies at 91

PARIS: Hubert de Givenchy, the aristocratic French fashion designer famous for the “little black dress” and styling Audrey Hepburn and Jackie Kennedy, has died aged 91, his partner said Monday. Givenchy set the template for ladylike chic in the 1950s and 1960s, dressing everyone from Princess Grace of Monaco to Jane Fonda. His longtime partner, the former [...] The post ‘Little black dress’ designer Givenchy dies at 91 appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource: manilatimes manilatimesMar 13th, 2018

French couturier Hubert de Givenchy dies at 91

  PARIS --- French couturier Hubert de Givenchy, a pioneer of ready-to-wear who designed Audrey Hepburn's little black dress in "Breakfast at Tiffany's," has died at the age of 91.   The house of Givenchy paid homage to its founder in a statement as "a major personality of the world of French haute couture and a gentleman who symbolized Parisian chic and elegance for more than half a century."   "He revolutionized international fashion with the timelessly stylish looks he created for Audrey Hepburn, his great friend and muse for over 40 years," the house of Givenchy said. "His work remains as relevant today as it was then."   Along with Christ...Keep on reading: French couturier Hubert de Givenchy dies at 91.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 13th, 2018

‘Little black dress’ designer Hubert de Givenchy, 91

PARIS — Hubert de Givenchy, the aristocratic French fashion designer famous for the “little black dress” and styling Audrey Hepburn and Jackie Kennedy, has died aged 91, his partner said Monday. Givenchy set the template for ladylike chic in the 1950s and 1960s, dressing everyone from Princess Grace of Monaco to Jane Fonda. His longtime […] The post ‘Little black dress’ designer Hubert de Givenchy, 91 appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMar 13th, 2018

LOOK: Hollywood honors diva Mariah Carey

LOS ANGELES, USA – Mariah Carey joined Hollywood's elite in plunging her hands and feet into cement at the iconic TCL Chinese Theater Wednesday, a tribute to the versatile singer's quarter-century of stardom. Dressed in true diva fashion in a figure-hugging black dress and matching strappy stilettos, Carey sported designer sunglasses ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 2nd, 2017

Hollywood honors diva Mariah Carey

LOS ANGELES, United States --- Mariah Carey joined Hollywood's elite in plunging her hands and feet into cement at the iconic TCL Chinese Theater Wednesday, a tribute to the versatile singer's quarter-century of stardom. Dressed in true diva fashion in a figure-hugging black dress and matching strappy stilettos, Carey sported designer sunglasses as she addressed fans, flanked by "Empire" showrunner Lee Daniels. Carey, famous for her five-octave range, thanked supporters who have been with her through a career that has produced such smash pop hits as "Vision of Love," "Heartbreaker" and "We Belong Together." "It's an honor to be here and I hope I can walk in these shoes. This...Keep on reading: Hollywood honors diva Mariah Carey.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 2nd, 2017

Extra international: Taylor Swift’s sexy black dress by Pinoy designer

Extra international: Taylor Swift’s sexy black dress by Pinoy designer.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2016

LOOK: Coleen Garcia s beautiful wedding gown

MANILA, Philippines – Coleen Garcia married Billy Crawford in Balesin on Friday, April 20, wearing a gown by Israeli designer Galia Lahav. The blushing bride’s dress was sleeveless and had a demure v-neck cut. It was beaded from top to bottom and featured a short train. Her sheer veil trailed behind ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 20th, 2018

Fashion label dies with us, say Dolce and Gabbana

MILAN — Italian fashion icons Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana said last week that their famed Dolce & Gabbana label would die with them. “Once we’re dead, we’re dead. I don’t want a Japanese designer to start designing Dolce & Gabbana,” Gabbana, 55, said in an interview with Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera. The veteran […] The post Fashion label dies with us, say Dolce and Gabbana appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 8th, 2018

Girl dies after monks administer ‘black magic’ exorcism

BANGKOK --- Superstitions more suited to the 16th century rather than the 21st have claimed the life of a teenage girl, who succumbed after undergoing a ritual to banish a "black magic curse". Police in Chaiyaphum's Kaeng Khro district are now looking for three men identifying as monks who were allegedly involved in a ritual that required the 18-year-old to drink two large bowls of "holy water", after which she expired. The cause of the girl's death remains a mystery as the monks have fled and removed traces of the so-called holy water, while the body has been cremated. During the ritual on Sunday, the girl vomited and went into shock, after which she was taken to Krang Khro Hos...Keep on reading: Girl dies after monks administer ‘black magic’ exorcism.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 30th, 2018

Revolution: Women in Saudi Arabia will Choose how to Dress Themselves

Women in Saudi Arabia need not wear headcover or the black abaya - the loose-fitting, full-length robes symbolic of Islamic piety - as long as their attire is 'decent and respectful', the kingdom's re.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsMar 21st, 2018

Beyoncé’s Gown at the Wearable Art Gala Took 10 Days to Create

Expect nothing less when Beyonc and her family steps out for an event---this time for the Wearable Art Gala hosted by her mother Tina Knowles and Richard Lawson with the theme Waco to Wakanda (yes, that's a Black Panther reference.) Beyonc stole the show and arrived in a gold custom gown designed by Falguni and Shane Peacock. "We wanted to create an art statement, taking inspiration from the Nubian warrior queen [Amanishakheto]. We felt it was the perfect inspiration when designing for such a strong woman like Beyonc," said the designers. We couldn't agree more! The designers shared that the metallic cutouts on the body of her dress were inspired by the armor of the Nubian ...Keep on reading: Beyoncé’s Gown at the Wearable Art Gala Took 10 Days to Create.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 19th, 2018

Brides in 2018 opting for pantsuits, feathers and Meghan Markle’s favorite designers

Pantsuits, black dresses and feathered accessories are amongst the predicted bridal trends for 2018. The news comes courtesy of the global fashion search platform Lyst, whose 2018 Wedding Fashion Report identify the five key trends we can expect to see in the bridalwear industry this year. The platform found that brides are set to break from tradition in the coming months; at least, if the 113 percent increase in searches for bridal pantsuits and bridal suits over the last year is anything to go by. Wedding dress searches including the words "backless," "sexy" or "nude" have also doubled year on year, suggesting that daring styles are becoming increasingly the norm. Women ar...Keep on reading: Brides in 2018 opting for pantsuits, feathers and Meghan Markle’s favorite designers.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 15th, 2018

Dog dies in United Airlines overhead bin

WASHINGTON DC, USA – A dog has died during a United Airlines flight after a flight attendant insisted it be placed in an overhead bin. The black French bulldog was in a pet carrier during the flight Monday, March 12, from Houston to New York. United said it took responsibility for ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 14th, 2018

Stephen Hawking, British physicist who reshaped cosmology, dies at 76

FRANKFURT — Stephen Hawking, the British physicist and black-hole theorist who brought science to a mass audience with the best-selling book A Brief History of Time, has died. He was 76. Mr. Hawking died peacefully at his home in Cambridge in England in the early hours of Wednesday morning, a spokesman for his family said […] The post Stephen Hawking, British physicist who reshaped cosmology, dies at 76 appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMar 14th, 2018

Concept designer for ‘Black Panther’ raises the Philippine flag

Black Panther" continues to set and break box office records three weeks since its worldwide release. According to a post on forbes.com, the Ryan Coogler-directed blockbuster is the highest-grossing solo or nonsequel superhero drama with $501 million in North America and P897 million worldwide. The movie has since out-earned (in North America) every previous Marvel Cinematic Universe movie except for the first Avengers movie.   For many Filipinos, "Black Panther" has also become a source of pride after they found out that Anthony Francisco, concept designer at Marvel Studios, was responsible for the look of the Dora Milaje. The all-female special forces team was chosen by ...Keep on reading: Concept designer for ‘Black Panther’ raises the Philippine flag.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 10th, 2018

Student dies, 3 others seriously hurt in Isabela collision

        ALICIA, ISABELA---A 14-year-old student diedon Thursday(March 1) while three others were in critical condition following a motorcycle collision along Barangay (village) San Francisco here, police said.   Prince Justin Gundran, a senior high school student, was killed when his black motorcycle smashed into a second motorcycle driven by 28-year-old construction worker Christopher Bugaoan.   Bugaoan and his back passenger, Angelo Miguel, 24, and Gundran's 15-year-old companion, Christopher Tacadeno, were being treated for injuries at a local hospital as of posting time.   Gundran was declared dead on arrival. /jpv &...Keep on reading: Student dies, 3 others seriously hurt in Isabela collision.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2018

Stars to wear black at UK film awards: Will Kate join them?

LONDON --- The red carpet will be a sea of black as the movement against sexual misconduct takes center stage at the British Academy Film Awards. Many female stars and other guests are expected to dress in monochrome for Sunday's ceremony as a statement of solidarity with victims of sexual harassment and abuse. Will royalty join them? The Duchess of Cambridge is due to attend the Royal Albert Hall ceremony with husband Prince William, who is president of the British movie academy. The royal family usually steers clear of political statements, but it could be awkward for Kate to ignore the gesture and wear bright colors. In what may be a helpful precedent, she wore a black Al...Keep on reading: Stars to wear black at UK film awards: Will Kate join them?.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 17th, 2018

LOOK: Five no-frills 'OOTD ideas for your Valentine s Day date

Have a date coming up soon? Great news for the ladies, as we have the perfect set of styles you can wear in the most romantic time of the year, for whatever type of date you'll have. Whether you’re off to somewhere fancy or a simple date outside, you’ll surely be ready with looks that will make your special someone swoon. Check out this no-frills guide on how to dress for any of your Valentine's Day plan:   Stroll in the Park A day out in the sun is a date well spent. Look and feel carefree as you enjoy your day out with your beau by slipping on your best floral sundress! We suggest adding a denim jacket and a leather satchel for some texture. Finish off your look with the Keds Champion white sneaker for a classic touch to your happy ensemble!   Fancy Dinner Date We can all agree that a candlelit dinner is the quintessential activity for Valentine’s Day. Dress the part by going for the classics: a no-fail little black dress, some tasteful jewelry, and a cute clutch. Spice up your look by adding some glimmer with a pair of metallic Keds Champion sneakers in navy. Talk about chic and comfortable!   Movie Night If you’re up for a lovely night watching the city’s newest theatre and musical offerings, paint the town red with your cherry-and-white coordinates. A crisp blouse and culottes topped with a red jacket should do the trick! Finish your ensemble with Keds’ limited edition Year of the Dog sneaker for a touch of gold in your look. The golden details, luxe dog-shaped charm, and an alternate red flat laces of this sneaker is perfect to wear for a night to remember! Fuss-Free Brunch Feeling something more laidback? Don’t worry because you can always count on your good old jeans! The perfect way to make this closet staple look date-appropriate is to pair it with an eyecatching white top, and an equally attractive white sneaker. If you’re starting your day with a brunch date, make sure to arrive with a kick of lustre on your shoes. Slip on the Kickstart Shimmer in cream and gold for a shiny accent on your chic but very relaxed outfit!   Arcade Afternoon We’re still feeling pink craze! Aside from scoring points in the acrade games, make sure you also score fashion points by donning a stylishly playful look. We’re going with a pink oversized top, an a-line skirt, and the Keds Triple Kick Shimmer in blush pink for added dazzle and height!   - Visit keds.com.ph and Keds stores nationwide to buy the #OOTD that suits your upcoming Valentine's Day plans! .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2018

Pitoy Moreno, top Filipino fashion designer, dies

via inquirer.net – Foremost fashion designer Jose “Pitoy” Moreno died on Monday afternoon at the Manila Doctors Hospital, where he had been confined for the past few years for debilitating ailments. A medical source said he died of a heart attack. Even in his late 80s, Moreno was a pillar Read more ».....»»

Category: newsSource:  thepinoyRelated NewsJan 16th, 2018

Match Your Designer Wedding Dress with Your Desserts

If wearing a Vera Wang gown to your wedding isn't enough, you can now have your wedding cake designed by her too. The latest fashion and food collaboration we didn't know we needed is here. Vera Wang has teamed up with Ladure "to create a dreamy assortment of all-white, wedding-ready sweets." Vera Wang Pour Ladure includes designer desserts like coconut crme chantilly macarons, coconut and mango wedding cakes, and coconut and mango mini cakes. According to Elle, Vera was inspired by Paris, "Among my most memorable and enchanting experiences in Paris has always been Ladure, whether it was tea sandwiches, shopping with my mother, or taking my daughters for lunch in St. Ge...Keep on reading: Match Your Designer Wedding Dress with Your Desserts.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 12th, 2018

Ex-jail official dies during Traslacion of Nazareno 2018

MANILA, Philippines – A former official of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology was the first reported death from the Traslacion of the Black Nazarene of Quiapo Church, which ended before dawn of Wednesday, January 10. The BJMP said Ramil dela Cruz, a former Senior Jail Officer, died ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 10th, 2018