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Sports Illustrated 2009 Swimsuit Issue cover model Bar Refaeli joined Benji and Joel Madden of Good Charlotte, Taboo of the Black Eyed Peas, Robert Buckley of Lipstick Jungle and Frankie Delgado of MTV's Bromance and The Hills at House of Blues Anaheim last night to judge Walk the Walk, a fashion design competition developed by Hurley to inspire creativity and confidence among future generations.Refaeli and the star-studded panel of judges that also included Hurley founder Bob Hurley and Rosemar
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Organized by Xtep International Holdings Limited, the 2009 Autumn Sales Fair (“Sales Fair”) was concluded last month with about 3,300 nationwide distributors attended. Despite a relatively large base of sales order revenue recorded in 2008 due to a higher sales order driven by 2008 Beijing Olympics zeal, a 10% increase in terms of revenue in new orders was achieved at this Sales Fair over the same event of last year, marking the rapid growth of China’s fashion sportswear industry. Revenue in new
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Damas the world renowned jeweller is proud to an-nounce that it was appointed by one of the most prestigious institutions, the Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Medical Sciences, Dubai UAE to create the world’s largest coin-like medallion commemorating the 10th anniversary of its found-ing.On every two years an Award Presentation Ceremony is held in Dubai and in this term of 2007-2008 awards was held on Monday 15th December 2008, 7pm onwards at Rashid Hall Dubai International Convent
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For many seasons, French brands have shown a growing interest for Latin American countries. But the season inversions, distances and local taxes have often discouraged individual initiatives. However, Brazil enjoys an exceptional economic growth and French products have been a hit. It will take place on JUNE 17th – 23rd 2009.As part of the French year in Brazil in 2009, WSN DEVELOPPEMENT has signed a partnership wit the Sao Paulo Fashion Week, the most important in Latin America, to present the
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Nebula, the exquisite range of solid 18K gold watches from Titan, has introduced Nebula Calligraphy - a collection inspired by the art of Calligraphy. Bollywood actor Raima Sen unveiled the collection in the presence of Ms. Vandana Bhalla, Marketing Manager, Titan. Calligraphy means "beautiful writing".Free spirited & uninhibited, this art form extends from alphabets to numerals to even abstract expressions using a vivid palette of colors. Meticulously crafted in 18K Gold, the Nebula Calligraphy
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Executives from award-winning U.S. designer denim label J Brand are pleased to announce their exclusive collaboration with the UK’s No.1 High Street retailer, Topshop, hits sales floors this week. The very best of America’s premium denim meets the vibrant, constantly changing UK fashion scene. The result: J Brand for Topshop.The limited-edition capsule collection will debut in Topshop’s Oxford Circus flagship store. “We see this collaboration with Topshop as a great opportunity to be part of a g
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International Women's Day - A day when you appreciate all the wonderful women in your life!Make them feel special on this day and celebrate the DIVA in them by adorning their wrist with an exquisite collection of feminine and sensuous watches – Raga DIVA from Titan Raga. (Raga is the all-women watch collection from Titan)This collection is a reiteration of Raga’s promise to be an intimate part of the Indian woman’s wardrobe and an expression of her distinct style.Revealing the essence of a woman
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When a person is at work, his corporate attire can communicate a lot about his personality, and temperament. Clothes create an image about the wearer in the minds of other people. A business suit that does not look clean and elegant will fail to make a good impression. Apart from the work efficiency, it is also important how a person is able to present himself, as a prim image is equally important for creating a good impression. Staffs who are sloppy in their dressing affect the business image b
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Nominated for a Best Actress Academy Award for her performance in "The Changeling," Angelina Jolie wore a haute couture LANA MARKS Cleopatra Clutch on the 2009 Academy Awards Red Carpet.Ms. Jolie's LANA MARKS Cleopatra Clutch - designed by Lana J. Marks - features black silk that has been hand-stitched onto a gold frame. The handbag was custom handcrafted for Ms. Jolie in Italy, and it's the first time the LANA MARKS Cleopatra Clutch has been produced in black silk.Starting in 2004, Lana J. Mark
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The international economic and financial crisis now has the global textile and clothing market firmly in its clutches. In China last month whole series of textile and clothing firm had to fold. The largest Chinese consumer goods fair in Canton posted a drop in export orders of a good 30%.The textile and clothing business in numerous high-consuming European countries has been paralysed since last summer if not before, prompting those supplying the clothing industry and large retail forms to revis
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Immediately improving how men can look and feel on a daily basis, new men"s underwear brand Equmen launched a state-of-the-art garment that delivers health and body-optimising benefits: the Core Precision Undershirt."New compression garments have been developed to help athletes perform at their peak," says Equmen Managing Director Gavin Jones. "These garments are scientifically designed to increase blood flow to and from the muscles. This improves performance, reduces the risk of injury, and acc
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Bunkhouse Debuts Denim Range

Bunkhouse, one of Delhi’s hottest fashion zone which has Delhi’s trendy youth swearing by its styles has debuted a range of fashionable denims setting the trend for 2009.In line with Bunkhouse fashions style statement of creating timeless products, the Denim designs are cool and chic with an emphasis on fit. Paying careful attention to details and clean, dark finishes, Bunkhouse has combined sexiness, style and comfort in this new range of jeans for men and women.The range, marrying the hi-churc
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Ordifen Titled Most Popular Lingerie Brand

Lingerie industry in China is huge, especially since most enterprises cater to high-end markets in the country. Even during these tough times innerwear industry has managed to stay afloat.Recently, All-China Women’s Federation, China Brand Industry Federation and other Government organizations together organized the 2008 China Brand (women) Summit.Here, election was held and Ordifen was finally awarded the title of ‘Most Popular Brand in Chinese Lingerie Industry’.The elections, which boasted ‘f
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Award winning Eternal Spirits are one of the UK’s most talked about corsetry specialists, offering a unique range of traditionally made, handcrafted corsetry, lingerie and bridal wear. Dressing international ‘A’ list starlets such as Dita Von Teese, Leona Lewis, and Sophie Dahl.Creating beautiful seasonally driven conceptual collections that appeal to women of all ages and genres, Eternal Spirits offers the wearer a bespoke essence of true feminine allure and classic styling. The diversity of in
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Valentine's Day is that one time of year where you can relive the romance, remember the first time you laid eyes on your beloved, and revisit all the funny moments you've shared. To celebrate this amorous holiday, Macy's is offering whimsical and irresistible gifts of love along with special savings from the heart.In honor of American Heart Month and National Wear Red Day on February 6, Macy's will celebrate with weekend-long savings (Feb. 4-8) for those who wear red or purchase a Go Red For Wom
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Fashion Week Virgins!!!

So, after my first day back in New York, I am definitely ready to get the ball rolling and get back to work. I've signed up for three shifts during MB Fashion Week so far (Barbie, DVF, and Matthew Williamson). I cannot wait for it to start, I could die of anticipation!For those of you who have never experienced Fashion Week, let me set the stage: On Friday, the first day of the shows, you walk up the steps of Bryant Park, what used to be a nice spot in the city for some quiet people watching but
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Hardly a month has lapsed, since the dawn of 2009. As per the adage, "Ever-changing is the unchangeable law", apparel segment is not an exemption. Whether or not, we are conscious about the fact, our everyday decision of what to wear depends to a considerable extent on the current apparel trends. Generally two basic facts fuel the change in apparel trends; novelty and conformity. Everyone likes to wear something new, and simultaneously, many of us like to keep pace with our traditional attires a
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