An outfit in the collection Current Memoir inspired by the ocean's purity by Lương Thúy Ngọc. VNS Photo Minh Thu HÀ NỘI — Young designers will present their collections inspired by life, modern society, memory and imagination at a fashion exhibition and showcase to be held on August 8-10 at Melia Hotel Hanoi. The graduation event of the London College for Fashion and Design (LCDF) will introduce 25 collections with the theme of In:Visible. Well-known designers Lâm Gia Khang and Nguyễn Chí Nghĩa will open the shows with their latest collections on August 9 and 10. Senior lecturer Gary Wilson said the theme is based around the idea that what can start as an initial idea in one’s imagination can be brought to life by a designer’s creativity, talent and skills. As always, LCDF aims to reach new limits this year, with young and talented designers making their mark in the fashion industry like never … [Read more...] about Young designers to present collections inspired by society
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Following the news today that the UK is set to become carbon neutral by 2050, we're feeling inspired. The announcement will be an amendment to the Climate Change Act and makes Britain the first major economy to legislate an end date for its contribution to global warming. To celebrate, we've come up with a definitive list of all the best sustainable fashion brands Britain has to offer, so you can do your bit to live more sustainably too: 1. Antiform Antiform is a British brand from Bristol, producing women’s clothes and accessories in a progressive, sustainable fashion. Describing themselves as a ‘community fashion lab’, the Antiform team use recycled materials to create classic pieces with fashion-forward craftsmanship. Patchwork, tassels and woven silk make up these unique items, using 100% reclaimed materials. 2. Mother of Pearl Mother of Pearl is a beautiful label based in East London, producing high-end sustainable womenswear. In terms of style, they strike the … [Read more...] about The 12 greenest UK clothing brands to have on your radar
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Politics Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Politics | Dance Video by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Inspires Delight. Condemnation? Not So Much. Supported by ByTiffany May Jan. 4, 2019 The day before Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, 29, officially took office in Washington as the youngest woman ever elected to the House of Representatives, video footage from her college days suddenly appeared on the internet. If the video showing her dancing and twirling barefoot on a rooftop was meant to be an embarrassing leak, it backfired badly. The dance video — a mash-up of 1980s dance moves from the movie “The Breakfast Club” and the music of “Lisztomania,” by the French band Phoenix — proved to be too endearing to many social media users. Some also saw a right-wing effort to undermine Ms. Ocasio-Cortez, a liberal Democrat known as … [Read more...] about Dance Video by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Inspires Delight. Condemnation? Not So Much.
A group of residents from Chichester and Bognor took donations and services to a refugee camp in Calais. A van-load of items donated by residents have been gratefully received in Calais.Donations of tents, sleeping bags, blankets, warm and waterproof clothing, footwear and toiletries were taking to France by Linda Wooding, her daughter Lucy, Sue Gilson from Chichester and Dave Barton from Bognor.Items were donated to Transition Chichester's Swap Shop and collected from individuals and businesses.After receiving the donations, the group spent four days lending a hand at the Help Refugees warehouse alongside dozens of volunteers from all over the world, working in the Refugee Community Kitchen, in the warehouse sorting clothes and in the wood yard breaking down wooden pallets for firewood.The group also helped out by dishing out curry, rice and salad to the hundreds of refugees in the Calais camp and Dunkirk Camp.Sue Gilson said: "It is shocking how hundreds of people have only tents for … [Read more...] about Donations from Chichester residents taken to Calais refugees
Meira Gebel Detroit Free Press Published 10:02 AM EST Nov 14, 2018 Get ready. This Friday is the kickoff of downtown Detroit holiday chaos — starting with the 15th annual tree lighting at Campus Martius Park and Beacon Park. And you’ve probably already got a whiff of it: 320 decorated light poles lining Woodward Avenue and Jefferson, animated to resemble the hand of the Spirit of Detroit, and the nearly 20-foot gold and white gift box downtown. This will also be the first year the Downtown Detroit Partnership has broadened its “lighting program” according to Robert Gregory, public spaces officer for DPD. There will be half a million holiday lights, illuminating everything downtown — from the streets to eight large-scale, interactive installations ranging from a flickering light canopy and a giant, shiny star that just scream Instagram-ready. There will also be a sleigh, with accompanying reindeer, from French lighting company … [Read more...] about Detroit Tree Lighting ceremony 2018: What to know