June 26, 2009 by admin · Comments Off
MICHAEL Jackson has died after suffering what is believed to have been a heart attack in Los Angeles.
The singer, who gave the world the best break dance and the biggest selling record in human history, was pronounced dead soon after he arrived at an LA hospital. Read more
June 26, 2009 by admin · Comments Off
Actress and incandescent beauty Farrah Fawcett, 62, died Thursday afternoon at St. John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, Calif., after a long battle with cancer.
Hers was the face that launched a million push pins. A poster of her in a red swimsuit, at once wholesome and lascivious, became required decor on the walls of boys’ bedrooms across the country in 1976. Read more
NEW YORK, June 17 /FashionNews/ — Jewelry.com today announced the addition of Helzberg Diamonds as the latest nationwide retailer to join Jewelry.com as a Diamond Partner.
Jewelry.com’s Diamond Partners include ten of the country’s leading jewelry retailers, providing Jewelry.com members with exclusive deals, discounts, coupons and savings on the jewels and watches they want from the stores they trust. Diamond Partners include: Fred Meyer, Gordon’s, JCPenney, Kay Jewelers, Kohls, Helzberg Diamonds, Littman Jewelers, Macy’s, Sears and Zales. Read more
SAN ANTONIO, June 18 /FashionNews/ — Snap your way into Fall’s hottest fashions with new styles from Chickies Cleavage Coverage(R) by Juls and Meg. The “fake tank” that snaps around your bra straps has been solving wardrobe dilemmas since its launch in early 2008. Leopard print and lace are the hot new additions for Fall, helping add a little something extra to your dresses, tops and sweaters!
Since their introduction, Chickies have helped countless women find the perfect solution to low-cut, v-neck and wrap dresses, pregnancy tops and more, helping them cover up without adding the bulk of a full-length tank top. Read more
Apparel Designer to the Stars Launches SLIMINIZER, Her Own New and Affordable Shapewear Line Available June 19th
NEW YORK, June 18 /FashionNews/ — SLIMINIZER, the new shapewear line available in 10 different skintones and at affordable prices, launches on-line this Friday, June 19th. Veteran shapewear and lingerie designer to the stars Kate Liegey and SLIMINIZER co-creator Gizelle Bryant believe their slimming, yet affordable line of shapewear will resonate among all women. “I spent years designing apparel for stars and now I’m thrilled to be making it accessible to everyday women,” says Liegey. “We’re really proud of SLIMINIZER because it combines the comfort of lingerie with the sleekness of shapewear at affordable prices.”
SLIMINIZER shapewear co-creator Gizelle Bryant, who together with Liegey created the color match system giving women 10 skintones to choose from, believes women of all ethnicities will celebrate and embrace this new line. Bryant believes, “Sliminizer is a product for every woman who wants to look and feel her best.” Read more
SHANGHAI, June 22 /FashionNews-Asia/- The 16th China-Shanghai International Wedding Photographic Exhibition & International Children’s Photography, Theme Photography Exhibition, will be held from July 2 to 5 in three venues: INTEX Shanghai (77, Xingyi Rd., Shanghai), shanghaimart (99, Xingyi Rd., Shanghai), and Shanghai Everbright Convention & Exhibition Centre (88, Caobao Rd).
Colorful activities will be launched during the Exhibition. As a highlight and tradition, ”2009 New Wedding Dress and Costume Launch” will be held on July 2 and 3 at the Multi-Function Hall on the 7th floor of Shanghaimart. ”2009 New Wedding Dress and Costumes Launch” is led by Yumi Katsura, a world prestigious Haute Couture wedding brand, and renowned brands such as Paola Donofrio from Italia, Signorina and Hong Kong Beauty will demonstrate wedding dress fashion styles for summer and autumn and present the audience with a breathtaking visual feast. It is worth mentioning that Yumi Katsura herself will fly to Shanghai and bring the ”Dreaming Yumi Katsura” Launch Show on the afternoon of June 2. Then, the gold-thread-made wedding dress, made famous at the wedding of Olympic champion Yang Wei and Yang Yun, will come to China again and present this unparalleled luxury knitted manually from gold fiber. In addition, 60 wedding dresses and costumes of different styles such as luxury, sweet, simple and classic will be on display to fully demonstrate the perfect combination of western romance and eastern taste. The Yumi Katsura launch show is also specially arranged to celebrate the debut of the ”Yumi Katsura” brand at the China wedding photography exhibition. Read more
Kmart Design, Really? Kmart Gives the World an Inside Look Into the Innovative, Unexpected Kmart Design Center
HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., June 22 /FashionNews/ — Now frugal fashionistas have a chance to go behind the scenes of a very different Kmart and be among the first to discover the passions, inspirations, skills and challenges of the design team tasked with transforming the way Kmart approaches its products, quality and design. While Twitter, YouTube and other social media are already buzzing with curious disbelief, www.KmartDesign.com offers a refreshingly honest, unexpected peek into the worlds of the outstanding talent at the Kmart Design studios in SoHo (New York) and Chicago.
This vastly diverse group of more than 200 designers from the world’s top retailers, design and fashion schools passionately adhere to a core philosophy: develop aspirational apparel and home furnishings with a quality-first point of view, delivered at a truly affordable price. Included in this team is iconic actress, model and designer, Jaclyn Smith, who had the vision to offer high-caliber design at affordable prices nearly 25 years ago. Read more
Series of ‘Affordable to Wear’ Fashion Shows Highlighting Fashion Trends from High-End Designers Presented by The Vogue City and Partners
NEW YORK, June 23 /FashionNews/ — The Vogue City partners with Wear Today Gone Tomorrow and Savvy & Co to present a series of “Affordable to Wear” fashion shows featuring the latest fashion trends and apparel from high-end designers. The event will take place at the New York showroom of Savvy & Co. Though Spring 2010 Fashion Week and economic recovery may be months away, a new series of fashion shows featuring fashion trends from high-end designers means stylish New Yorkers don’t have to wait that long to get their fix.
On July 1, 2009, The Vogue City will host the first “Affordable to Wear” Fashion Show with apparel provided by Wear Today Gone Tomorrow at the New York showroom of Savvy & Co. The extravaganza will be the first in a series of events organized by The Vogue City, an online lifestyle magazine catering to the bargain-savvy, stylish New York woman. Read more
COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 23 /FashionNews/ — DSW Shoes is pleased to announce that it has partnered with Step Up Women’s Network on a philanthropic New York City event on September 26, 2009. DSW Presents: Step Up & Step Out is a designer shoe sale for the mind, body and sole.
DSW Presents: Step Up & Step Out will feature over 2,000 pairs of designer donated shoes sold at 50-70% off retail prices, with proceeds supporting Step Up’s charitable programs designed to empower women and underserved teen girls. The event will begin with a Champagne Preview Brunch and an award presentation for top supporters and New York’s elite. All festivities will take place at W New York, an oasis among the skyscrapers of Lexington Avenue. Read more
HONG KONG, June 23 /fashionNews-Asia/ — Bossini International Holdings Limited (HKEx: 0592) exalts the latest “bossini. be happy” brand value and announces to partner with the world’s acclaimed icon “Smiley.World” to actively promote happiness in the community and call for everyone to “be happy”, enhancing the “happy brand” image.
bossini has always been advocating the positive, enthusiastic and happy attitude. Through the brand value of “bossini. be happy”, it further optimizes and strengthens the brand image. Ms Kathy Chan, CEO of bossini remarked, “We lined with the world’s acclaimed brand “Smiley.World” to be our strategic partner to introduce bossini x “Smiley.World” apparel collection, calling on the community to “be happy”, which is the extension of our brand value.” Read more