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Uniqlo launches collaboration with designer Alexander Wang

JAPANESE RETAILER Uniqlo has launched its latest collection of HEATTECH underwear, this time done in collaboration with American fashion designer Alexander Wang......»»

Category: newsSource: bworldonline bworldonlineNov 11th, 2018

Photos and prices: Alexander Wang x Uniqlo s Heattech collection

MANILA, Philippines – Uniqlo’s latest collaboration with famed designer Alexander Wang has arrived in Philippine shores. The Japanese retail giant’s partnership with the Taiwanese-American designer comes in the form of sleek, futuristic and sporty innerwear made with its propietary Heattech fabric. Reflecting the designer’s distinct, urban-influenced style, the collaboration includes bodysuits, leggings, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 9th, 2018

Alexander Wang and Uniqlo will be releasing your new favorite line of basics

isn't the only fashion collaboration we should be excited for this year. Last night it was revealed that Uniqlo will be working with Alexander Wang once again. What can we expect? According to.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsOct 11th, 2018

There’s Another Uniqlo Collab on the Way and It’s With Tomas Maier

If you're already thinking of how to spruce up your fashion looks for the summer, then you need not worry. Uniqlo just announced their newest collaboration and it's with German designer Tomas Maier, who is also the creative director of luxury brand Bottega Veneta. Tomas shared with Business of Fashion that his collection will consist of womenswear, menswear, and accessories, and is set to be launched, as mentioned, this summer. "Uniqlo has always offered their customers affordability and a designer point of view---this is just about a moment in time of getting together." It looks like a promising match because even if Tomas is not a minimalist, he still enjoys it. And he's ...Keep on reading: There’s Another Uniqlo Collab on the Way and It’s With Tomas Maier.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 20th, 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

Alexander Wang partners with Adidas on new unisex collection

NEW YORK — Designer Alexander Wang is, by his own description, a total sneakerhead. He once even designed a whole clothing collection around them, with dresses, tops and handbags emulating his favorite sneaks, like the classic white-and-green Adida.....»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsSep 11th, 2016

Canadian Journalism Innovators launches to accelerate digital media growth

Canadian Journalism Innovators , a new journalist-driven initiative supporting media innovation, is being announced on Saturday, January 26, at this year’s DemocracyXChange . Canadian Journalism Innovators is a collaboration of media outlets focused on tackling 3 of the biggest challenges facing the journalism industry: a lack ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 26th, 2019

Russian watchdog launches administrative proceedings vs Facebook, Twitter

MOSCOW, Russia – Russia's media watchdog Roskomnadzor launched "administrative proceedings" Monday, January 21, against US social media giants Facebook and Twitter, accusing them of not complying with Russian law, news agencies reported. "Today, Roskomnadzor begins administrative proceedings against both companies (Facebook and Twitter)," the watchdog's head Alexander Zharov told the Interfax ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2019

Nike launches the most scientific basketball shoe ever made

Say goodbye to the common shoelace. On January 16, 2019 at the Nike Headquarters in New York City, the world’s most iconic sportswear brand presented a new platform called Nike Adapt which aims to deliver digitally powered adjustable footwear across both performance and lifestyle categories. Michael Donaghu, VP of Nike Innovation “Our vision for the future is called ‘Powered Athlete’ - A world in which products are intelligent. I’m pleased to say that the first chapter of intelligent Nike products and experiences begins today,” said Michael Donaghu, VP of Nike Innovation. Imagine a shoe that delivers the precise fit you need, when you need it with a push of a button or the swipe of a phone. That’s the kind of revolutionary technology that Nike Adapt presents to athletes and consumers. The first chapter in this innovation of Nike Adapt will feature the game of basketball. “We chose basketball as the first sport for Nike Adapt intentionally because of the demands that athletes put on their shoes. During a normal basketball game, the athlete’s foot changes, and the ability to quickly change your fit by loosening your shoe to increase blood flow and then tighten again for performance is a key element that we believe will improve the athlete’s experience,” explained Eric Avar, Nike VP Creative Director. Eric Avar, Nike VP Creative Director During the process of creating the shoe, the Nike Adapt BB underwent various tests including using the underfoot lacing to lift 32 pounds of force. It’s as strong as that of a standard parachute cord. “This was the most tested shoe in the history of Nike Basketball,” revealed Ross Klein, Senior Designer of Basketball Footwear Innovation. Ross Klein, Senior Designer of Nike Basketball Footwear Innovation Owners of the Nike Adapt BB will have the ability to customize the fit of the shoe and select not just one setting, but different situations be it warming-up or engaging in the heat of the game via an app which controls the FitAdapt tech embedded in the sole of the shoe. “The app makes the shoe that much easier to use and allows you to evolve and update your shoe over time,” explained Michael Martin, VP of Nike Direct Product. “But, that’s just the beginning of an incredibly rich robust roadmap of additional improvements.” Michael Martin, VP of Nike Direct Product Aside from the power-lacing feature, the app also allows you to change the color of the two lights at the base of the shoe to fit your mood. There are 14 colors to choose from. Now, of course, part of the meticulous process of releasing the Nike Adapt BB to the world was getting elite athletes to test it out. That is exactly what Nike did when they brought the likes of Kyle Kuzma, Luka Doncic, De’Aaron Fox and Jayson Tatum to the Nike World Headquarters in Oregon to take the Nike Adapt BB for a spin. It was one intense workout that Tatum, the sophomore star of the Boston Celtics thoroughly enjoyed. “We might have played 5 or 6 games and everybody was going hard. At first, everybody was just going up and down and breaking a sweat, but then, things started to get serious and we’re all competitors, so, we went at it,” said Tatum. Jayson Tatum, Boston Celtics Tatum will be the first NBA player to wear the Nike Adapt BB in an actual NBA game when the Boston Celtics play the Toronto Raptors in their upcoming match-up. The twenty year old forward has been known for wearing Kyrie Irving and Kobe Bryant signature sneakers but he already considers the Nike Adapt BB as his new favorite pair. “They’re now my favorite basketball shoe of all-time,” said Tatum with a smile. The Nike Adapt BB will be available in the Philippines in February at Nike Park Fort, Titan BGC and titan22.com at Php 17,495.00.  .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJan 16th, 2019

Want to look like Federer?

LOCAL tennis fans and practitioners in search of quality replica game wear items may want to check out the latest items at UNIQLO as it launches the Roger Federer Game Wear collection......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJan 13th, 2019

Nonprofit launches ‘United Against Cancer ‘19 Swimwear Calendar’

SAN BRUNO, California -- A non-profit dedicated to breast and ovarian cancer awareness will the "United Against Cancer 2019 Swimwear Calendar" for its annual fundraiser and awareness drive on Dec. 1, at 5 p.m. in Burlingame Masonic Hall at 145 Park Road, Burlingame.   Share+Give Initiative's calendar features breast and ovarian cancer survivors, models and advocates from Mexico, Puerto Rico, Colombia, Japan, USA and the Philippines.   Share+Give Initiative is a non-profit founded in 2017 by fashion designer Gia Galicia-Carrascoso, who produces fashion shows and other projects to help organizations raise funds for breast and ovarian cancer patients, children in f...Keep on reading: Nonprofit launches ‘United Against Cancer ‘19 Swimwear Calendar’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 1st, 2018

How collaboration of 40 Filipino artists gave life to a baby pawikan

An animated video of a baby pawikan created in 39 different artistic styles earned the praise of various social media users. Several Filipino artists hailing from different advertising industries—most of them being freelancers—decided to collaborate and create a “passion project” in a span of six days. According to Niccolo Anacleto, a freelance motion graphic designer and […] The post How collaboration of 40 Filipino artists gave life to a baby pawikan appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsOct 25th, 2018

Tweetie de Leon Gonzalez, swimwear fanatic, designs her own ‘classic, classy’ line

Years after establishing herself as a versatile accessories designer, style icon Tweetie de Leon Gonzalez now designs swimwear. "I've been wanting to do swimsuits for the longest time. It's always been in the back of my mind and I just didn't know how to go about it," says Gonzalez, former model, actress and host of "Project Runway Philippines." The opportunity presented itself when she met Patti Manuel Go, owner of the homegrown activewear brand theshapeshop. Gonzalez asked if they could manufacture swimwear. Go said yes, and a collaboration was born. Launched today and available at Aura Athletica at Power Plant Mall, Makati, TDLG x theshapeshop is a collection of six s...Keep on reading: Tweetie de Leon Gonzalez, swimwear fanatic, designs her own ‘classic, classy’ line.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2018

Khavn retro in Europe

  Europe is virtually staging a Khavn dela Cruz film festival in the last quarter of the year.   Quick on the heels of his recent trip to Venice, where "Happy Lamento" (his collaboration with German cinema stalwart Alexander Kluge) was presented, the Filipino filmmaker has been invited to different festivals abroad.   His award-winning historical treatise, "Balangiga: The Howling Wilderness," will have its international premiere at the 47th Montreal Festival du Nouveau Cinema, in Canada from Oct. 3 to 14.   Next, "Balangiga" will be screened at the Geneva International Film Festival in Switzerland (Nov. 2 to 10) and at the Exground Film Festiv...Keep on reading: Khavn retro in Europe.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 18th, 2018

Making a living from love

Talking with fashion designer Rosa Clara, the “Vera Wang of Spain.”.....»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2018

The Philippines is the inspiration for this new Uniqlo collection

via CNNPhilippines – Wherever she may be, it seems that Paulina Ortega never loses her connection to home. Throughout her eight-year career, the Sydney-based visual artist and designer has worked with both local and international clients like Bench, Barbie, Samsung, and HaagenDazs, among others. When we last spoke to her Read more ».....»»

Category: newsSource:  thepinoyRelated NewsJul 14th, 2018

Russia talks LGBT tolerance for WCup but locals have doubts

By James Ellingworth and Iuliia Subbotovska, Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) — Tolerated during the World Cup, Russia's LGBT communities face a return to widespread discrimination when the FIFA circus packs up and leaves the country in mid-July. As head of Russia's LGBT Sports Federation, Alexander Agapov says he can't advertise sports events without hiring security and he's been attacked on public transport. Still, he predicts foreigners arriving for the World Cup won't notice a thing. "In the stadium and around it will be quite safe, I believe," to display symbols of gay activism like the rainbow flag, he told The Associated Press. That echoes the tolerant line from Russia's government-run World Cup organizing committee. "All visitors to Russia in 2018 - regardless of race, gender, religion, ability or sexual orientation - can expect a warm welcome," it said in a statement. "Persons will not be fined for expressing their feelings. The display of rainbow flags in the stands or at public celebrations will be allowed." Rainbow flags are generally seen by Russian authorities as banned "gay propaganda". Under Russian law, anyone who displays a rainbow flag in a public setting where children are present — such as a stadium — could be fined. Jonny Dzhibladze of the "Coming Out" organization in St. Petersburg suggested foreign LGBT fans will be treated better than locals. During the tournament, "if there's some kind of attack or abuse, then maybe the authorities will even start to investigate it or publicly condemn it as a demonstration case," he said. "But, knowing Russian media and the homophobic rhetoric that they use, it will probably be framed as: 'These crazy rainbow people have come from Europe. Let's forgive them and put up with them while they're here. They're guests. But as soon as they leave, we return to our Russian traditional values.'" A 2013 law bans so-called "propaganda" of homosexuality to under-18s. In practice, it's been used to stifle debate in any public context or to prevent protests in any public context where a child could conceivably see or hear. Russian anti-gay rights groups have used social media to out LGBT teachers and have them fired. Some criminals, Dzhibladze says, use gay dating apps to find targets to rob, assuming their victims won't trust the police. The law puts a financial burden on Agapov's sports federation. A football competition might only require two fields in a sports complex, he says, but the organization has to hire a third nearby, just to block it from being rented for a children's event. If that happened and children could see the LGBT competition, it could be breaking the law. Vitaly Milonov, a lawmaker who played a key role in passing the "gay propaganda" law, has called for a harder line on World Cup fans. Comparing gay people to chimpanzees, he said "sodomites" flying the rainbow flag had no place at the tournament. "I want to remind them that, no matter how much they try lobbying, their hideous way of life is condemned all over the world," he told the AP. "They do not have the right to propagandize their hideousness." Last year, reports emerged from the predominantly Muslim region of Chechnya in southern Russia that men were tortured and killed on suspicion of being gay. Chechnya will be home to the Egyptian team during the World Cup. Dozens spoke about torture at secret prison facilities overseen by allies of Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov, who has claimed there are no gays in Chechnya. A Russian government investigation said there was no proof. Russia's World Cup is also a test for FIFA's image ahead of the 2022 tournament in Qatar and a possible 2026 World Cup in Morocco, both countries where gay sex is illegal. FIFA says it has a "zero-tolerance approach to discrimination" and has discussed gay rights issues with Russia. "We are absolutely aware of discriminatory concerns and have always addressed them in close collaboration with the (local organizing committee), the Russian Football Union and the Russian authorities," FIFA's head of sustainability and diversity, Federico Addiechi, told the AP by e-mail. Russia has no openly gay professional athletes. However, Agapov says he's had messages of support from closeted athletes and knows of one well-known male footballer who dates men. "We will be happy if one day a gay footballer will come out in Russian football because we know that there are gay footballers," he said, recounting how he found the player using a gay dating app in a World Cup host city. "It works in Russian football like 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'. He's open to date with guys, but he's not open to speak about his sexuality in public." The World Cup is unlikely to change much, Agapov predicts. "The World Cup is over, we are still here, and the persecution of LGBT people in Chechnya and other regions is still going on." ___ Subbotovska reported from St. Petersburg, Russia......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJun 2nd, 2018

Bacoor launches comprehensive clean-up for Zapote River

Bacoor City, Cavite May 22 (PIA) -- The city government of Bacoor in collaboration with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Region IV-A, CALABARZON and the Provincial Environmen.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2018

PNP-HPG launches war on ‘wang-wang’

THE Philippine National Police Highway Patrol Group (PNP-HPG) yesterday launched “Oplan:Tokhang versus ‘wang-wang” as part of its stepped-up campaign against unauthorized users of sirens, blinkers and other banned motor vehicle devices in the country. “Through this campaign, we will identify users of sirens and blinkers with the help of the….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMay 4th, 2018

WATCH: The New Teaser of Alexander McQueen’s Documentary

The life of another fashion designer is being turned into a documentary and we can't wait to see it. McQueen is going to be a "visual masterpiece" about the life of Alexander McQueen. It was directed by Ian Bonhte and produced by Peter Ettedgui. According to Nylon, the two "explored the brilliant life of the designer, who suffered from anxiety and depression, up until he took his own life in 2010." The documentary will include interviews with friends and family of the designer that will give an in-depth look on his personal life. McQueen is set to premiere on April 22 at the Tribeca Film Festival but until then, you can watch the 30-second teaser below and let us know what you...Keep on reading: WATCH: The New Teaser of Alexander McQueen’s Documentary.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 18th, 2018

LVMH taps ex-Vuitton designer Kim Jones for men’s collection at Dior

PARIS — French fashion house Christian Dior said last week that Kim Jones, formerly of Louis Vuitton, would replace Kris Van Assche as its menswear designer, as parent LVMH seeks to revamp some of its biggest brands with new appointments. Jones designed men’s collections at Vuitton for seven years and developed a hit collaboration in […] The post LVMH taps ex-Vuitton designer Kim Jones for men’s collection at Dior appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMar 25th, 2018