Month: June 2021

Paris fashion houses make tentative return to the catwalk

Models at the Paris Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2021 Photo: AFP

France’s fashion houses are tip-toeing back on to the catwalk this week after more than a year of crisis that has upended the industry and left many wondering if the traditional calendar will ever return.

With pandemic restrictions easing, many in the Paris fashion world hope men’s fashion week, starting Tuesday, marks the start of a return to normalcy.

Still, only six of 72 brands that make up the official Paris fashion calendar will present live shows this week, though they include two big names in the form of Dior

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DIY: Upcycled Accessories – Dominion Post

By Aldona [email protected] 

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Pack Your Bags, Europe Is Reopening for Travel (This Time for Real)

It is true! The European Union is finally reopening for the majority of travellers worldwide, and trips put at a halt since March 2020 can finally happen.

The continent of Europe is set to reopen to travellers this summer, in one way or another, preventing summer 2020 from repeating itself. The Coronavirus pandemic has hit hard in particular countries that rely on summer tourism, like Greece, Spain and Italy.

Last summer, like never before, most European beaches were shut, just like the rest of the tourist attractions throughout the continent. The absence of tourists affected the economy of every single

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Say ‘Yes to the dress’ for less at Goodwill of WNY’s Bridal Sale

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Goodwill of Western New York is helping brides say “yes to the dress,” for a whole lot less. Its’ annual bridal sale is happening Saturday from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. It’s happening outside its’ location at 1119 William Street in Buffalo.

“They’ll see two big tents and under those tents we’ll have an extensive selection of brand new and gently used bridal gowns, formal wear, children’s wear and a great selection of accessories,” said Marketing Manager, Linda Maraszek.

There are more than 200 wedding dresses alone to choose from, marked down and ranging from $50

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Like an Eternal Ouroboros, Fashion Eats Itself Yet Again

Gill Linton is a writer, creative strategist and CEO/EIC of Byronesque. In this op-ed, she discusses the seemingly endless struggle between how a brand designs and how it behaves in the world.

Fashion hasn’t always been in fashion. It used to be just product. Just trousers, skirts, tops, and belts.

Then one day, designers became rock stars (if you’ve watched Halston, you get the idea), and product took on a new meaning. Clothing became fashion brands to aspire to, and the amount of product grew and grew to the point that it was out of control. Brands cashed

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Top car accessories to buy for father’s day

Choosing the right gift for your father this father’s day can be a tiring thing since the list of gifts is endless. Thankfully, we have compiled a list for you of the top car accessories to buy for father’s day. 

Car mats

Get your father’s car some new quality mats to make his car look really cool. These can be purchased from reputable vehicle spares shop across South Africa. 

Roof racks

These can be a very good gift and useful when your father

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Should Wyoming Join Colorado In Banning Plastic Bags?

The Colorado Legislature recently approved a ban on plastic bags and styrofoam containers.

While the law will be phased in over the next few years and will include some exemptions, it’s the latest in a series of state laws that target plastic bags. Fort Collins already has a ban on plastic bags in large grocery stores in place. That ban was approved by voters in April, according to the City of Fort Collins website.

According to the website, the Fort Collins law includes the following provisions:

”Disposable Bag Ordinance States:

  • Ban on the distribution of single-use plastic bags and
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