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- Luxury products are in high demand but finding apprentices is a challenge
High-end products are in great need all over the world but unhappily the making of wonderfully designed products is a dying art. With modern marketplaces like China and India buoyant for high-end pieces like designer clothes, delicate jewellery and artisan watches, the luxury designers are finding it complicated to keep up with requirement with the..
- Macy’s Million Dollar Makeover with Clinton Kelly
As the New Year’s high season of personal reinvention approaches, Macy’s announced the launch of its “Macy’s Million Dollar Makeover with Clinton Kelly.” Awarding one winner the makeover of a lifetime, Macy’s Million Dollar Makeover will host a nationwide call for entries throughout the month of Jan., from which eight competitors will be..
- Madame Tussauds sculpts princess-to-be Kate Middleton in wax
As if nabbing her very own prince weren’t enough of a coup, Kate Middleton is suspended to join world-famous stars like Lady Gaga, Gwen Stefani and Rihanna, with a wax figure formed in her resemblance. Madame Tussauds has announced plans to sculpt the princess-to-be Kate Middleton in wax for a statue that will join those of her fiancé, Prince..
- Madonna: To my Malawi children on Christmas and Boxing Day
Madonna wasn't competent to visit Malawi this Christmas, but she let the children in the six orphanages she sponsors there know they were very much on her mind this holiday season. Boxes of toys, chocolate, other sweets and clothes were shipped with a handwritten note from the star, which read, "To my Malawi children on Christmas and Boxing Day...
- Madonna’s Daughter Lourdes Contemplates her Mom
It might be difficult to suppose, but Madonna’s daughter, Lourdes (a.k.a. Lola) Leon, is in reality just like any other teen girl — hello, Harry Potter and Katy Perry. Of course, not every teenager already has co-created a junior’s collection for Macy’s this fall, but even she isn’t immune to the style dilemmas of adolescence! “I..
- Maison Martin Margiela redesigns Champs-Elysées
Designer label Maison Martin Margiela is directive by Parisian hotel Champs-Elysées to revive the place into a ‘Maison'. Seven suits and ten guest rooms will see to be improved by the fashion house, counting newborn interior design of the ground floor. Following the 2009 projects of interior design including Suite ‘Elle Décoration’ at..
- MandSs careful outlook
According to Marks and Spencer’s 3Q interim statement ,the company is expecting pressure on consumer spends this year. The Group's UK sales went up with 4% and like for like with 2.8%. Even though sales increased M&S remains cautious about the future. Sales were lost when severe weather took over the first days of the clearance sale after the..
- Marc Jacobs: 'Fashion And Politics Don't Mix'
Marc Jacobs thinks designers should avoid making political statements through their clothing lines because it can cause controversy. Marc Jacobs says fashion and politics don't mix. The Louis Vuitton creative director believes designers should avoid making political statements through their clothing lines because it can cause controversy. He told..
- Marchesa designs Petra Nemcova wedding dress
Petra Nemcova wore some beautiful dresses for her turn on Dancing with the Stars, but the supermodel will sport her most remarkable outfit yet when she walks down the aisle in 2012 to marry her fiancé Jamie Belman, a British actor, in the English countryside. Nemcova recently told British periodical that she has chosen fashion house of Marchesa,..
- Mariah Carey addressed the unfounded bisexuality gossip
The celebrity Mariah Carey is perplexed by long-lasting gossip she is bisexual - insisting rumour she is attracted to women is not "reality". The Hero hitmaker has long faced allegations she is secretly gay, in spite of being married twice. Now, the celebrity, who is expecting a baby with current husband Nick Cannon, has addressed the unfounded..
- Mariah Carey rang in holidays with charity Christmas concert
Mariah Carey rang in holidays on Sunday night (December 12, 2010) with a star-studded charity Christmas concert for America's First Family. The singer, who is expecting her first child with husband Nick Cannon, presented her bulging baby bump in a long red dress at the yearly Christmas in Washington concert at the National Building Museum in Washington,..
- Martin Scorsese and Robert De Niro ninth partnership
Martin Scorsese has proved he is reuniting with Robert De Niro for the first time since 1995 crime classic CASINO. Gossip the pair was in discussions to star in their ninth partnership surfaced earlier this year (2010). And, at a BAFTA's A Life In Pictures question and answer session earlier this month (Dec ember 10), the legendary filmmaker..
- McQueen fashion house designs Kate Middleton’s Wedding Dress
The British designer, Sarah Burton, have been honored to design the Kate Middleton’s wedding dress. So the style of the bride of Prince William will be in responsibility of McQueen fashion house. It is officially stated in mass media. The new creative director of the Alexander McQueen luxury fashion house is going to help Kate Middleton to find..
- Men, say goodbye to your bellies
Wizard Jeans make ‘nip and tuck’ men’s trousers in a bid to banish the belly. If your belly is closer to your knees than shoulders, Wizard Jeans might be your next sartorial step. The denim company, founded by former banker Sally Allen last year, has been helping women banish the dreaded muffin-top for two seasons - and now it's the men's..
- Mexican actress Salma Hayek an Illegal Immigrant?
Mexican actress Salma Hayek is set to surprise fans after reportedly declaring she entered the United States as an "illegal immigrant". The Fools Rush In celebrity moved to Los Angeles in the 1990s to pursue her acting dreams, but permits she did not have the identifiable documents to make her relocate legitimate. She reportedly tells Spain's..
- Middleton will likely choose a British designer, fashion experts agree
Who will make the wedding dress that carries Kate Middleton from regular gal to real-life royalty? It was on everyone's lips at London Fashion Week. The paparazzi have camped out on the doorstep of veteran British fashion designer Bruce Oldfield, but some fashion insiders say Middleton may have discovered her own unknown, much like her prince's..
- Milan Fashion Week has begun!
Milan Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2012 has been recently launched! This Italian week of fashion is part of the four big global fashion events, likewise Paris, London and New York. For fashionistas, victims of fashion and those who are simply fascinated, there are big TV screens broadcasting the runway shows at the Fashion Hub, nearby the Milan Cathedral...
- Million loss in income due to pre-Christmas freeze weather
The pre-Christmas freeze weather that is at present battering Europe has already left casualties at its path. The big freeze shattered some retailers' hopes of a 'Super Saturday' as treacherous conditions kept customers away in some parts of the country. Saturday before Christmas day, also known as ‘Super Saturday’, is habitually the day when..
- Model ex at centre of Ruby break-up
HAS Catherine McNeil bounced back into the arms of ex-girlfriend, Danish supermodel Freja Beha Erichsen? That seems to be the hot rumour doing the rounds following McNeil's recent split from Ruby Rose. McNeil and Beha Erichsen dated for more than a year before splitting in early 2009. Shooting Stars: Week's hottest celebrity pics Erichsen, currently..
- Model Kate Dillon welcomes her first child
Appearances like model Kate Dillon, one of the best-known faces of plus-size modeling, will no longer be the most photographed member of her family. Dillon and husband Gabe Levin welcomed their first child, son Lucas Dillon Levin, on Tuesday, Dec. 21 in New York City, her representative proves to PEOPLE exclusively. "We are thrilled and absolutely..
- Model Naomi Campbell mugged in Paris in November
British supermodel Naomi Campbell was mugged by two assailants who tried to steal her handbag in Paris in late November, the prosecutor's office and police said on Friday. Campbell lodged a complaint with police after being attacked by two men on motorbikes in the capital's trendy Marais neighborhood.The men attempted to steal Campbell's bag from inside..
- Naomi Campbell blood diamond contradiction
Actress Mia Farrow has testified that model Naomi Campbell said she got a "large diamond" from men sent by ex-Liberian president Charles Taylor. Ms Farrow's testimony directly contradicts Ms Campbell's account that she received two or three stones and did not know who sent them. Linking Mr Taylor to illegal "blood diamonds" is key to the prosecution's..
- Naomi Campbell opens a pop-up store in London
Naomi Campbell is opening a shop in London. The supermodel has joined forces with shopping centre Westfield for the pop-up store, which will open its doors between April 6 to 13 to sell designer items in aid of The Prince's Trust charity. Among the products up for grabs will be a Vivienne Westwood evening dress previously worn by the British beauty,..
- Natalie Portman is expecting her first kid
The celebrity Natalie Portman and choreographer Benjamin Millepied are engaged and expecting their first kid, her representative confirms to PEOPLE exclusively. This will be the first kid for the actress who is due in 2011. The couple, Natalie Portman and choreographer Benjamin Millepied, met during the production of Black Swan. Portman's..
- Natalie Portman revealed about her engagement and pregnancy
The Black Swan actress Natalie Portman has uncovered her enthusiasm over the great news about her engagement and pregnancy. "I have always kept my private life private but I will say that I am indescribably happy and feel very grateful to have this experience," the Black Swan actress Natalie Portman revealed Entertainment Weekly in a statement Monday. Portman,..
- Natasha Skou joins fashion fairs CPH Vision and Terminal 2
Copenhagen Fashion Fairs is pleased to announce the appointment of Natasha Skou as PR and Marketing Manager for Copenhagen's leading fashion fairs CPH Vision and Terminal 2. Natasha brings more than five years marketing experience within the lifestyle industry, including product marketing, occasions communications, public relations and publicity...
- Net-a-Porter releases TV fashion station
Net-a-Porter has released a digital TV station where you can watch fashion television and shop the programme at the same time. So, watch TV & Shop! The online luxury fashion retailer will reveal programmes on four channels, called Runway, Who's Who, Trends 101 and Flashbacks. Currently the digital TV station offers an interview with Donnatella..
- New body scanner offers virtual tape measure for online shopping
British researchers have come up with a new body scanning device that gives accurate measurements and could boost online clothes shopping. Shoppers are still nervous about ordering clothes online because they often do not fit and, some say, there will never be a substitute for trying something on - one reason why the boom in online retail has not..
- New designer labels and editorial features at my-wardrobe.com
My-wardrobe.com, introducing a new Designer Room, re-worked its website for Spring/Summer 2011. The e-shop dedicated to everyday luxury presents new designer labels and editorial features. To my-wardrobe Designer Room is carefully-edited and carries brands such as Preen Line, Mulberry RTW, Milly, Moschino Cheap & Chic, 3.1 Phillip Lim, Camilla..
- New Look announces their chief executive departure
High street value retailer, New Look, has announced the departure of their chief executive, Carl Mcphail. The company has confirmed a change in leadership but wouldn’t comment further on Mcphail’s resignation. This latest departure comeson the back of John Gildersleeve’s (former non executive chairman) resignation in January to ‘focus on..
- New West End Company reports growth in sales for January
The management agency of luxury retailers on Bond Street, Oxford Street and Regent Street, New West End Company, has reported a 5.8 per cent year-on-year growth in sales for the month of January. The outcome, reported by retail trackers Springboard,is ahead of a 2.3 per cent rise across the rest of the UK in January according to the British Retail..
- Nicole Richie Explains why Paris Hilton wasn't invited
Nicole Richie explains why ex best friend Paris Hilton wasn't invited to her wedding with Joel Madden, saying ''We only wanted to celebrate with the people who we love and who care about us.'' The socialite tied the knot with long-term partner Joel Madden on Saturday (14.12.10) in front 130 of her closest friends and family, but her former best..
- NY Fashion Week infuses color into a city drowning in gray slush
New York Fashion Week infused some color into a city drowning in gray slush, waking up the basic-black fashion crowd on opening day with shades of neon pink and poppy orange. Pantone, which sets professional color standards, reported Thursday that the most requested shades for the fall collections being previewed at New York Fashion Week include..
- Online discount designer shopping Outnet celebrates its anniversary
Online discount designer shopping destination, theoutnet.com, sister to the infamous Net a porter, this year celebrates its second anniversary. To mark the occasion on the 15th April, the etailer will be selling top designer pieces for the grand sum of £2. Last year, the site received 9 orders per second, for their sale which priced goods at..
- Over half of buyers purchase less non essential clothes
Latest study has illustrated a change in customer spending over the past 12 months. R3, the trade body for insolvency professionals, noted in a new research that over half of buyers (51 percent) are now purchasing less non essential goods, such as clothes, whilst 47 percent said that they now shop around more before making a final purchase decision...
- Luxury products are in high demand but finding apprentices is a challenge