Los Angeles Is (Finally) the Fifth Fashion Capital

Los Angeles Is (Finally) the Fifth Fashion Capital

LOS ANGELES, United States — A few weeks ago, Tom Ford ran a classified advertisement in the Los Angeles Times seeking a “senior research designer.” The key elements of the job description? Develop and maintain the fashion library. Coordinate designer concepts. Analyse market trends. Who knows whether or not prospects read the fine print. (Yes, it ran in print.) But while Ford may have chosen an old fashioned — if entirely charming — recruitment method to get the word out, there’s nothing retro about the operation he set up in Los Angeles in early 2017….

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Worthy threads: Glastonbury’s performers’ standout fashion – in pictures

Worthy threads: Glastonbury’s performers’ standout fashion – in pictures

With the festival taking a year out, we take a moment to appreciate some of the most memorable outfits seen on its stages over the years – from Solange in monochrome PVC to Thom Yorke in an Astro Boy T-shirt Sinead O’Connor, 1990 One of the first women to headline the festival, one reviewer questioned “whether her impassioned Gaelic melodies were suited to Glastonbury”. With reviews like that to look forward to, it’s no wonder she dressed for battle (sort of). O’Connor’s look was a bit Terminator, a bit Brighton Pier. Photograph:…

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Top Reasons To Sell Your Family’s Timeshare

Top Reasons To Sell Your Family’s Timeshare

The concept of timeshares have been around for more than 60 years. It was a more affordable way for families to have a place to get away each year for the family vacation. These days, more and more people are switching up how they take their vacations and may opt to either sell or transfer their timeshares and create a new plan. If you are wanting to find information on how to get rid of a timeshare, consult with a company like the one found at goawaytimeshare.com. Below are some…

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Can job stress kill you? Yes, you are likely to die early, says this study

Can job stress kill you? Yes, you are likely to die early, says this study

Job stress can kill you, and it is now scientifically proven. According to a study published in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology journal, men working in demanding jobs with little control over their workload are more likely to die early even if they maintain a healthy lifestyle with exercise, controlled weight and blood pressure, and no smoking. The findings showed that men who experience job strain — having high work demands and low control over them — had a 68% greater risk of premature death. “Work is a common source of stress in…

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Heart attack causes and symptoms, study says it’s more deadly during winter

Heart attack causes and symptoms, study says it’s more deadly during winter

Heart attacks are more common during winter than summer months, suggests a new study conducted by cardiologists at UK’s Leeds General Infirmary on a total of 4,056 people. The study subjects received treatment for a heart attack in four separate years. The study found that the most severe heart attacks were more deadly in the coldest months, compared to the warmest. The overall number of heart attacks was roughly the same in the coldest half of the year, compared to the warmer months, with the most serious heart attacks leading to cardiac arrest and cardiogenic shock….

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From 167 to 130, India’s maternal mortality rate down by 22%

From 167 to 130, India’s maternal mortality rate down by 22%

The number of women who die during childbirth in India has come down sharply, with more women now delivering children in hospitals. The maternal mortality rate (MMR) , according to the sample registration system (SRS) data released by the office of Registrar General of India on Wednesday declined to 130 in 2014-16 from 167 in 2011-13 — a significant improvement on a parameter widely used by analysts and developmental economists to rate a country’s progress. MMR is defined as the number of maternal deaths per 100,000 live births. The 22%…

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Launch your career on the right trajectory

Launch your career on the right trajectory

Careers unfold over a lifetime. Unexpected opportunities and obstacles arise—at work and at home—that affect how a career progresses, especially for women. The same job that may eventually lead one person into the c-suite may end in a stalled career for another. There are multiple paths and no guarantees. It’s all part of the journey. But we do know that certain choices, especially early in one’s career, can set people on trajectories that increase the likelihood of long-term career success. So, a key question for gaining more gender equality in…

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What the happiest two-career couples are doing differently

What the happiest two-career couples are doing differently

Image: Shutterstock  The currently prevailing pessimism about the viability of dual-career couples may dishearten the romantic in us, but it has some basis in reality. Even for single people and sole breadwinners, work-life balance can sometimes feel like an impossibility. Two people staggering in search of their own equilibrium can easily step on each other’s toes, if not knock each other down. On the other hand, they could theoretically help each other find more solid footing than either could achieve alone. The optimistic quest for a shared, equal foothold helps…

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The Cruise Liner Career Checklist

The Cruise Liner Career Checklist

One of the most sought after job opportunities for a section of the youth with an interest in the hospitality industry are positions onboard cruise liners. The demand for such jobs has obviously created a supply of academies and institutes which train youngsters for the rigors and demands which are required to occupy such positions onboard the luxury ships. If you are gearing up for a career onboard a cruise liner, it is imperative that you check the credentials of such institutes to ensure that the training and certification which…

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Ananya Panday Is Manish Malhotra’s New Celeb Fan

Ananya Panday Is Manish Malhotra’s New Celeb Fan

The Student of the Year 2 actress absolutely loves her Manish Malhotra look Ananya Panday in a Manish Malhotra creation (Image credit: ananyapanday) A fashion designer that our Bollywood celebs absolutely love is none other than Manish Malhotra. Be it red carpet events or star-studded parties, you are sure to see a parade of Manish Malhotra’s glamorous creations every time. Remember Sonam Kapoor’s wedding reception? From Karisma and Kareena Kapoor to Katrina Kaif and Jacqueline Fernandez, he is undoubtedly the favourite pick when it comes to dressing up in B-town. And among his extensive list…

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