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Versace and Furla join designer labels ditching fur

Versace and Furla said they would stop using real fur in their creations, joining a growing list of luxury labels turning their backs on the fur industry......»»

Category: newsSource: interaksyon interaksyonMar 16th, 2018

Versace and Furla join designer labels ditching fur

Versace and Furla said they would stop using real fur in their creations, joining a growing list of luxury labels turning their backs on the fur industry......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsMar 16th, 2018

Versace luxury fashion house to be sold shortly - media

Italian fashion designer Donatella Versace acknowledges applause following the presentation of the Versace fashion show during the Women's Spring/Summer 2019 fashion week in Milan, on Septembe.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsSep 25th, 2018

Darren Criss first Fil-Am to win major Emmy prize

  LOS ANGELES --- Darren Criss won best actor in a limited series or movie for his performance in "The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story" in the 70th Prime-time Emmy Awards held on Monday (Tuesday morning in Manila) at the Microsoft Theater in downtown Los Angeles.   Criss, whose mother Cerina Criss is from Cebu, became the first Filipino-American to win a lead actor Emmy trophy for his widely acclaimed portrayal of Andrew Cunanan, who killed fashion designer Gianni Versace and four other men in 1997.   The 31-year-old actor bested five others --- Antonio Banderas ("Genius: Picasso"), Benedict Cumberbatch ("Patrick Melrose"), Jeff Dan...Keep on reading: Darren Criss first Fil-Am to win major Emmy prize.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 18th, 2018

Reissued Dior Saddle, Gucci GG, Fendi FF bags are influencer-hot–how effective is nostalgia?

  Archival" is the catchword these days in fashion, with retro logos and reissues of previous designs driving fashion trends. These include Gucci's GG handbags and Fendi's FF logos pulled from the '70s, Versace's Tribute collection with its ubiquitous gold Medusa head logo and, most recently, Dior's Saddle bag from the '90s. High-fashion labels have long lifted designs from their extensive in-house archives for as long as their archives have existed. So it's not surprising that many designers are feeding the obsession with new items by reviving the designs of old, rather than risking big marketing budgets to promote a new, experimental design. By tapping into custome...Keep on reading: Reissued Dior Saddle, Gucci GG, Fendi FF bags are influencer-hot–how effective is nostalgia?.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 10th, 2018

Get nostalgic and wear your favorite childhood cartoon through designer pieces

There continues to be a demand for cartoon collaborations in fashion. In the past, we've seen characters likeMy Little Pony on almosteverything, from fast fashion to major labels like Moschino. As 2018 rolled in, we saw more of our childhood favorites being highlighted by well-known brands. What's with this fascination anyway? WGSN Insider said that brands saw the growing market for items that tap into people's nostalgia. Meanwhile,Heroine theorized that fashion labels capitalize on fantasy---either making it child-friendly or going a darker route---during dismal times. Especially now that we're facing political issues and other controversies in the world. Whatever your reason ...Keep on reading: Get nostalgic and wear your favorite childhood cartoon through designer pieces.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 25th, 2018

DKNY, Donna Karan to give up fur

Fashion labels DKNY and Donna Karan have become the latest major brands to abolish the use of fur in their collections. The news was announced during their parent company G-III's 2018 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Fiscal 2018 Earnings Conference, reports the animal welfare group Humane Society International (HSI). Morris Goldfarb, G-III CEO, confirmed that DKNY and Donna Karen will be going fur-free in the year 2019, as a result of a long-standing relationship with HSI's US affiliate, HSUS. The move puts DKNY and Donna Karan hot on the heels of brands such as Versace, whose creative director Donatella Versace told the press weeks ago that her fashion empire will stop using fur a...Keep on reading: DKNY, Donna Karan to give up fur.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 25th, 2018

Versace Is Going Fur-Free, But When?

The latest designer brand joining the fur-free movement is Versace. It's following the footsteps of Gucci and Giorgio Armani who've made the same pledge in the past. But hold your applause because we have a few questions. In an interview with1843, Donatella Versace said, "Fur? I am out of that. I don't want to kill animals to make fashion. It doesn't feel right." Versace is known for using the material on their pieces ever since Gianni Versace started the brand. However,Ellepointed out that Versace hasn't pulled out their fur pieces. You can find items like a mink fur-lined coatand arabbit fur pillowon their website. There was also a fur-lined leather jacket at their recentfall...Keep on reading: Versace Is Going Fur-Free, But When?.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 15th, 2018

Revolution Precrafted, CCEI join hands on Pampanga development

REVOLUTION Precrafted has struck a deal with Central Country Estate, Inc. (CCEI) for the construction of prefabricated homes in a 70-hectare development in Pampanga. In a statement issued late Thursday, the local startup that develops prefabricated designer homes said it will be investing $115.4 million to build over 7,100 prefabricated homes in The Lakeshore in […] The post Revolution Precrafted, CCEI join hands on Pampanga development appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsFeb 24th, 2018

How the Bea Valdes touch works with furniture

Consoles are accented with magical semiprecious stones, chairs are brightly blotted in spring colors, and pillowcases glisten with fastidious beadwork. Philux is pushing the envelope. For the furniture maker known for elegant simplicity born out of Swiss precision and Filipino artisanship, Stephanie Kienle-Gonzalez, vice president and COO, and her sister Jessica Kienle-Maxwell, VP and head designer, join forces with accessories designer Bea Valdes and her own sister Marga Valdes-Trinidad, head of sales, marketing and business development, for Valdes' eponymous brand. The collaboration, titled "Hearth," is a limited-edition collection of Philux's signature furniture featurin...Keep on reading: How the Bea Valdes touch works with furniture.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 6th, 2018

Versace family slam TV series on the designer’s murder

MILAN — The Versace family on Wednesday slammed a new television series on the murder of fashion giant Gianni Versace, saying it was based on nothing more than “work of fiction.” The show, filmed largely at Versace’s Miami waterfront mansion where the stylist to the stars was gunned down in July 1997, is set to […] The post Versace family slam TV series on the designer’s murder appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJan 12th, 2018

Versace family slam TV series on designer’s murder

The Versace family on Wednesday slammed a new television series on the murder of fashion giant Gianni Versace, saying it was based on nothing more than "work of fiction". The show, filmed largely at Versace's Miami waterfront mansion where the stylist to the stars was gunned down in July 1997, is set to be released next week in the United States and Europe. "The Versace family has neither authorized nor had any involvement whatsoever in the forthcoming TV series... which should only be considered as a work of fiction", it said in a statement. "The company producing the series claims it is relying on a book by Maureen Orth, but the Orth book itself is full of gossip and specu...Keep on reading: Versace family slam TV series on designer’s murder.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 11th, 2018

Everyone is welcome at Startup Weekend Bohol Tourism Edition

We often get questions about who exactly can join Startup Weekend Bohol but the answer is always the same: everyone! May you be a designer who likes to create logos and graphic designs, or a developer who likes coding for web applications or mobile apps, or a business owner hoping to test out his/her newest [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  boholnewsdailyRelated NewsSep 9th, 2017

Golden State Warriors named Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of Year | Inquirer Sports

The three-time NBA champion Golden State Warriors are the fourth team to be honored as Sports Illustrated'sSportsperson of the Year. The Warriors join the 1980 U.S. hockey team, the 1999 U.S. Wome.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated News7 hr. 47 min. ago

Lumad Protesters

Manobo Lumads from Pantaron Range in Bukidnon join the International Human Rights Day rally in Cagayan de Oro City on Monday, 10 December 2018, to protest the alleged militarization of their ancestral territory. The UN General Assembly passed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on 10 December 1948. MindaNews photo by FROILAN GALLARDO.....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated News19 hr. 34 min. ago

Diverse participants join Allianz Conquer Challenge

Diverse participants join Allianz Conquer Challenge.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated News20 hr. 34 min. ago

In Beijing, newsstands face battle amid changing times

BEIJING---Zhang Fan, 33, stopped by a newsstand one recent Sunday morning near his home in Beijing to buy a magazine, only to find the stand had been shut down.   Zhang, a designer living on the Guangqumenwai street in Chaoyang district, used to visit a stand just 500 meters from his residential community to buy newspapers and magazines.   But since he started to read news and other material on his phone, he can count on one hand the number of times he has visited the stand in the past year. He had not even noticed it had been closed for the past four months.   Due to falling demand for newspapers and magazines, newsstands in many cities have been clo...Keep on reading: In Beijing, newsstands face battle amid changing times.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 10th, 2018

Woodland, Hoffman join three-way tie for shootout lead | The Manila Times Online

MIAMI: Gary Woodland and Charley Hoffman had eight birdies in their eight-under 64 on Saturday (Sunday in Manila) to join a three-way tie for the lead after the modified alternate-shotREAD The post Wo.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsDec 10th, 2018

Art and design combine in jewelry installations by Wynn Wynn Ong

Exquisite jewelry by renowned designer Wynn Wynn Ong were exhibited and auctioned off at the Metropolitan Museum of Manila during the KaLIKHAsan Ball recently to mark Bantay Kalikasan's 20th anniversary. Gracing event were Bea Zobel Jr., Carla and Joel Del Prado, Fernando and Kit Zobel, Fred and Ina Ayala, Joanna Preysler-Francisco and Raul Francisco, Karen Davila, Lulu Tan Gan, Marianna Vargas-Morada, Mia Borromeo, Marc Nelson and Pops Fernandez. The KaLIKHAsan Ball saw the performance by Sofia Zobel-Elizalde's Steps Dance Studio -- Steps Dance Project and Rama, paying tribute to Wynn Wynn's "Sa Dagat At Bundok" collection. Art installations were exhibited, built around...Keep on reading: Art and design combine in jewelry installations by Wynn Wynn Ong.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 9th, 2018

Rappler Talk: Mel Sta Maria on judicial independence and the Supreme Court

Bookmark this page to watch and join the discussion live on Monday, December 10, at 3 pm MANILA, Philippines – The appointment of Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin on November 28 led various people to question the independence of the Supreme Court. Bersamin, the third most senior ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 9th, 2018

WOMEN’S FRONT | Urge the PH Government to be accountable for HR violations

In light of the recent and escalated attacks against women human rights defenders in the Philippines, Innabuyog-Gabriela is inviting everyone to join the global action in time for the International Human Rights Day on December 10. The group also encourages everyone to endorse the appended letter urging the Philippine government to stop the attacks against human rights defenders in the Philippines......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsDec 9th, 2018