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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

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

Spotify to let artists post music without labels

In a move with the power to shake up the music industry, Spotify said Thursday that it will allow select artists to upload songs directly without record labels or distributors. Spotify, by far the biggest player in the fast-growing format of streaming, said that the feature for now is only in the test phase for select US-based independent artists who have secured their own copyrights. But the feature, if eventually put to scale, could in the long run drastically change the business decisions for artists who would not need to go through a label or one of the batch of new companies, such as TuneCore, that provide uploading services for independent artists. Spotify sa...Keep on reading: Spotify to let artists post music without labels.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News36 min. ago

Darren Criss says win was ‘pretty wild’ at Emmy party

  LOS ANGELES---"It's pretty wild!" Darren Criss exclaimed, clutching the gold trophy he received earlier in the evening, when he arrived at the Fox Emmy party at Vibiana in downtown Los Angeles.   Looking sharp in a modern tux by Armani---no, not by Versace---Darren was beaming with pure joy.   Congratulated on making history as the first Filipino-American to win an Emmy lead actor award for his acclaimed portrayal of Andrew Cunanan in "The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story," Darren said, "I feel like the title is much bigger than myself. It's truly an honor. I'm so happy to be representing so many people who share my background and,...Keep on reading: Darren Criss says win was ‘pretty wild’ at Emmy party.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News12 hr. 56 min. ago

Hundreds of public servant hopefuls join Albay CSC fair

Hundreds of public servant hopefuls join Albay CSC fair.....»»

Category: newsSource:  bicolstandardRelated NewsSep 20th, 2018

Nonito Donaire Jr., Mark Magsayo join forces

Former IBF/IBO flyweight, interim WBA superflyweight, WBC bantamweight, IBF/WBO superbantamweight and WBA featherweight champion Nonito Donaire, Jr. is now training with WBO/WBC No. 1 featherweight Mark Magsayo in Las Vegas as they prepare for big fights before the year ends......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 19th, 2018

Emmys so Filipino, so is catastrophic weather news

The Emmys were so Filipino on Monday night, I thought they should have at least mentioned Typhoon Mangkhut/Ompong when co-host Colin Jost made a somber pitch for Florence. But alas, he didn't. And that's the real point of this column. Still, let us begin with dessert. You may not have noticed it because he didn't directly mention it, but actor Darren Criss' victory is thought to be a first for a Filipino, part or whole in an acting category at the Emmys. The win in the Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie was for Criss' portrayal of serial killer Andrew Cunananin "American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace." I wrote about Cunanan during th...Keep on reading: Emmys so Filipino, so is catastrophic weather news.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 18th, 2018

Fil-Am wins Best Actor at Emmy Awards 2018

"The Assassination of Gianni Versace" star Darren Criss, who is of Filipino descent, has become the second Asian-American actor to claim an acting award at the 70th Emmy Awards on September 17, after Riz Ahmed's win last year for "The Night After," a notable back-to-back outcome......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 18th, 2018

Kim Chiu talks about her fears

Even the most popular celebrities have fears and sometimes fight low self-esteem," declared actress Kim Chiu. "I am actually afraid of failure."   Kim is one of four hosts of "Star Hunt," an ABS-CBN program that aims to give people a chance to pursue their dreams by giving them opportunities to join talent competitions and reality shows.   "You always see us all dressed up and looking pretty, but we also have our struggles," said Kim. "I fear for the day that I will no longer have the audience's support, that I will not be able to stay in this business longer than I want to."   The actress said her fears never left her, "I just don't give in." Kim add...Keep on reading: Kim Chiu talks about her fears.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 17th, 2018

Fil-Am up for Best Actor at Emmy Awards

"The Assassination of Gianni Versace" star Darren Criss, of Filipino descent, could become the second Asian-American actor to claim an acting award at the 70th Emmy Awards on September 17......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 17th, 2018

Two Ilonggos join PH team in Thailand cage tourney

TWO ILONGGOS are part of Team Philippines that will play in the 2018 FIBA Asia Champions Cup in Bangkok, Thailand from Sept. 27 to Oct. 2. Representing the Meralco Bolts, Antonio Jose Caram and Kenneth Bono will face powerhouse teams in Asia. Both Caram and Bono joined the PBA ALL-STAR Visayas in May and were […] The post Two Ilonggos join PH team in Thailand cage tourney appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsSep 16th, 2018