Kate Bosworth & Jennifer Connelly | Night of Stars in NYC

Kate Bosworth and Jennifer Connelly step out in style at the 27th Annual Night of Stars held at Cipriani, Wall Street on Thursday (October 28) in New York City.
Jennifer, 39, presented Balenciaga’s Nicolas Ghesquiere with the evening’s Superstar Award. Also celebrated were Proenza Schouler design duo Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez. Both celebs wore pieces from the designers they honored!

Jennifer was joined by her husband, Paul Bettany!

Cam Gigandet takes Everleigh Ray to pick a pumpkin.

Gotta love how Halloween brings out so many celebrities with their valuable little ones! The newest celebrity to hit the pumpkin patch is Cam Gigandet who was accompanied by girlfriend Dominique Geisendorff and their daughter Everleigh Ray at Mr. Bones Pumpkin Patch in West Hollywood, California on Wednesday, October 27th, 2010.

 One and a half year old Everleigh has just sprouted! She is the splitting image of her mommy with some nice little touches of her handsome daddy.

 You can see Cam on the big screen in the film “Easy A” co-starring Emma Stone, Penn Badgley, and Amanda Bynes. He stars in the role of Micah in the comedy about a clean-cut high school student who relies on the school’s rumor mill to move forward her social and financial standing.
Personally I’m really excited to see Cam in the upcoming film “Priest” co-starring Paul Bettany, Karl Urban and Maggie Q. Sadly that won’t be in theaters until 2011.

Crickers with light beards and mothstaches!

Sachin Tendulkar ------ India

2.TillakaRatne Dilshan ------ SriLanka

3.Muthaiah Muralidharan------- Srilanka

4. Ricky Ponting ------ Australia

5.Greme Smith ------ South Africa

6.kevin Peterson----England

7.Mitchell Johnson-----Australia

8.Yuvraj Singh----India

9.Brian Lara-----Westendies

10.Zaheer Khan----India

The trends from spring’s runway shows.

Say bye to short skirts and hello to the 1970s. Really  move away from black and get creative with color.
The spring runway shows are over in New York, Milan and Paris, it’s up to department store fashion directors and boutique owners to enclose the big ideas.

Chanel’s garden party, Balenciaga’s punk brigade and Marc Jacobs’ 1970s show were all unforgettable on the runways, but will they make it to store racks? Here, retailers offer their takeaways from the season and ideas about how the trends might drop down to you.

Ken Downing, senior vice president and fashion director, Neiman Marcus 

Big idea: The vintage Yves Saint Laurent effect, fueled by the major YSL retrospective exposition that just closed in August in Paris. On the runway, designers nodded to Saint Laurent’s rich peasant look, Orientalism and “le smoking”.

Famous and Handsome Goal Keepers from year 2000

Júlio César Soares de Espíndola (born 3 September 1979), commonly known as simply Júlio César, is a Brazilian footballer who currently plays as a goalkeeper for Internazionale of the Italian Serie A. He is also currently the first-choice goalkeeper for the Brazilian national team, having won 53 international caps.
In 2009, IFFHS named him as the third best goalkeeper in the world, behind only Iker Casillas and Gianluigi Buffon. He was also awarded the Serie A Goalkeeper of the Year title in 2009, ahead of Buffon of Juventus and Federico Marchetti of Cagliari. He was nominated for the 2009 Ballon d'Or and was voted into 21st place; Casillas was the only other goalkeeper nominated

Edwin van der Sar (born 29 October 1970) is a Dutch footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for English club Manchester United. He is the most capped player in the Netherlands national football team's history.
Van der Sar started his senior career with Ajax and remained there for nine years before moving to Italian club Juventus and then to England, first to Fulham and then to Manchester United. He is one of the few footballers to have won the UEFA Champions League with two different teams, having won it with Ajax in 1995 and Manchester United in 2008, the latter where he was named UEFA Man of the match; he also won the UEFA Cup with Ajax in 1992. Van der Sar was named Best European Goalkeeper in 1995 and 2009, spanning the fourteen-year period between his first and second Champions league victories.

Petr Čech  (born 20 May 1982) is a Czech footballer who plays for Chelsea and the Czech Republic as a goalkeeper, for whom he has played since July 2004. Petr Čech has previously played for Viktoria Plzeň, Chmel Blšany, Sparta Prague, and Rennes. He was voted into the all-star team of Euro 2004 after helping his country reach the semi-finals. Čech also received the individual award of Best Goalkeeper in the 2004/2005, 2006/2007 and 2007/2008 seasons of the UEFA Champions League. In addition, he was named in the FIFPro and UEFA Champions League teams of the season in 2006.
He currently holds the Premiership record for fewest appearances required to reach 100 clean sheets, having done so in 180 league appearances. He also holds a Czech professional league record of not conceding a goal in 855 competitive minutes (he previously held a record for the most clean sheets accomplished in a single Premier League season (25), set during Chelsea’s 2004–05 title-winning campaign). He also has a club record at his former team Sparta Prague, having gone 928 minutes unbeaten in all competitions in 2001–2002, when his unbeaten run in Czech league competition was combined with his performances in the UEFA Champions League. During the 2004–05 season, Čech went 1,025 minutes without conceding a goal — a former Premier League record until it was surpassed by Edwin van der Sar of Manchester United on 27 January 2009. Čech also won the Barclays Golden Gloves in both the 2004/2005 and 2009/2010 seasons

ker Casillas Fernández ( born 20 May 1981) is a World Cup-winning Spanish goalkeeper who plays for the Spanish La Liga club Real Madrid and serves as captain for both the Spanish national team and Real Madrid. As captain of the national side, he led a young Spanish team to their first European Championship in 44 years, his first senior international honour. In 2010, he led Spain to their first ever FIFA World Cup and won the Golden Glove for the tournament's best goalkeeper.

Since bursting onto the scene as a teenager, Casillas has been recognised as one of the best goalkeepers in Europe, illustrated by the many awards he has received. He was nominated for the European Footballer of the Year award twice, ranking fourth overall in 2008 and continuing to be the highest-ranked goalkeeper again in 2009. At the end of 2009 he was voted into the UEFA Team of the Year for the third consecutive time. As of July 2010 Casillas is one of a very select group of players who have won all major club and national championship titles. In 2010, he was awarded with the Sports Prince of Asturias Award. On 19 October 2010, Casillas became the most capped goalkeeper of all time in the UEFA Champions League

New York lunch date Kate Winslet and Leo`s

Winslet have been covered enjoying lunch in New York. The Titanic co-stars hit the Carlyle hotel for a bite to eat, the New York Post reports.
The film stars have been pals since they shot the blockbuster James Cameron movie 13 years ago. In 2008 they teamed up again for the drama Revolutionary Road, directed by Winslet's then husband, Sam Mendes.
Winslet has beforehand spoken about the deep relationship they share, saying, 'Leo and I are kindred spirits, we're cut from the same cloth.'
We're like one of those old couples in When Harry Met Sally,' DiCaprio said at the time.

Famous Sports Persons with BaldHead

1.Andre Kirk Agassi -Tennis( born April 29, 1970) is a retired American professional tennis player and former World No. 1. Generally considered by critics and fellow players to be one of the greatest tennis players of all time, Agassi has been called the best service returner in the history of the game.
In singles tennis, Agassi is the only male player of the Open Era to achieve a Career Super Slam; winning all four Grand Slam tournaments, the Olympic gold medal in singles, and the ATP Tour World Championships. He is the first of two male players (with Rafael Nadal) in history to have achieved a singles Career Golden Slam, and, along with Rod Laver, Don Budge, Fred Perry, Roy Emerson, Roger Federer and Nadal, one of seven men to have achieved a Career Grand Slam—one of four (with Laver, Federer and Nadal) since the beginning of the Open Era. He won eight Grand Slam singles tournaments in fifteen Grand Slam final appearances. He also won seventeen ATP Masters Series tournaments, a record from 2004-2010. He won the 1990 ATP Tour World Championships and was part of a winning Davis Cup team in 1990 and 1992. Agassi is the last American to win the French Open (1999) and the Australian Open (2003).

After suffering from sciatica caused by two bulging discs in his back, a spondylolisthesis (vertebral displacement) and a bone spur that interfered with the nerve, Agassi retired from professional tennis on September 3, 2006, after losing in the third round of the US Open. He is the founder of the Andre Agassi Charitable Foundation, which has raised over $60 million for at-risk children in Southern Nevada. In 2001, the Foundation opened the Andre Agassi College Preparatory Academy in Las Vegas, a K-12 public charter school for at-risk children. Described by the BBC upon his retirement as "perhaps the biggest worldwide star in the sport's history", Agassi's performances, along with his unorthodox apparel and attitude, have seen him cited as one of the most charismatic players in the history of the game, and credited for helping revive the popularity of tennis during the 1990s. He is married to retired professional tennis player Steffi Graf.

2.Virender Sehwag -Cricketer born 20 October 1978, in Delhi, India, affectionately known as Viru, is one of the leading batsmen in the Indian cricket team. Sehwag is an aggressive right-handed opening batsman and an occasional right-arm off-spin bowler. He played his first One Day International in 1999 and joined the Indian Test cricket team in 2001. In April 2009, Sehwag became the only Indian to be honored as the Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World for his performance in 2008, subsequently becoming the first player of any nationality to retain the award for 2009.
Sehwag holds multiple records including the highest score made by an Indian in Test cricket (319), which was also the fastest triple century in the history of international cricket (reached 300 off only 278 balls) as well as the fastest 250 by any batsman (in 207 balls against Sri Lanka on 3 December 2009 at the Brabourne stadium in Mumbai). Sehwag also holds the distinction of being one of three batsmen in the world to have ever surpassed 300 twice in Test cricket, and the only one to score two triple centuries and take a five-wicket innings haul. In March 2009, Sehwag smashed the fastest century ever scored by an Indian in ODI cricket, from 60 balls.

Sehwag was appointed as vice-captain of the Indian team under Rahul Dravid in October 2005 but due to poor form, he was later replaced by V. V. S. Laxman in December 2006 as Test vice-captain. In January 2007, Sehwag was dropped from the ODI team and later from the Test team as well. During his term as vice-captain, Sehwag skippered the team in place of injured Dravid in 2 ODIs and 1 Test. Following his return to form in 2008 and the retirement of Anil Kumble, Sehwag has been reappointed as the vice-captain for both Tests and ODIs. By early 2009, Sehwag had reestablished himself as one of the best performing batsmen in ODI cricket

Famous Baldheaded Film Actors of the World Cinema!

1s.Walter Bruce Willis (born March 19, 1955), better known as Bruce Willis, is an American actor, producer, and musician. His career began in television in the 1980s and has continued both in television and film since, including comedic, dramatic, and action roles.

He is well known for the role of John McClane in the Die Hard series, which were mostly critical and uniformly financial successes. He has also appeared in over sixty films, including box office successes like Pulp Fiction, Sin City, 12 Monkeys, The Fifth Element, Armageddon, and The Sixth Sense.

2.William George "Billy" Zane, Jr. (born February 24, 1966) is an American actor, producer and director. He is probably best known for his role as Caledon "Cal" Hockley from the 1997 blockbuster Titanic. He is also known for his leading role in the comic book action film The Phantom and his cameo in Zoolander.

3.Jerome Lester "Jerry" Horwitz (October 22, 1903 – January 18, 1952), better known by his stage name Curly Howard, was an American comedian and vaudevillian. He is best known as a member of the American slapstick comedy team the Three Stooges, along with his older brothers Moe Howard and Shemp Howard, and actor Larry Fine. Curly is generally considered the most popular and recognizable of the Stooges. He is well known for his high-pitched voice, vocal expressions ("nyuk-nyuk-nyuk!","woo-woo-woo!", and barking like a dog), as well as his inventive physical comedy, improvisations, and athleticism.

An untrained actor and natural comedian, Curly borrowed (and significantly exaggerated) the "woo woo" from "nervous" and soft-spoken comedian Hugh Herbert, but was otherwise an original and inspired performer. Curly's unique version of "woo-woo-woo" was firmly established by the time of the Stooges' second film Punch Drunks in 1934

4.Rajinikanth( Shivaji Rao Gaekwad )on 12 December 1949 is an Indian film actor, producer, and media personality. He made his debut as an actor in Apoorva Raagangal (1975), a Tamil film directed by K. Balachander, whom the actor considers as his mentor. He then worked in Tamil cinema often portraying antagonistic characters and gradually rose to acting in lead roles. Other than acting and producing, Rajinikanth also worked as a screenwriter, and playback singer. Apart from his film career, he is a philanthropist, spiritualist, and serves as an influence in the politics of Tamil Nadu.
Rajinikanth is a recipient of the Padma Bhushan, India's third highest civilian honour, for his contribution to Indian cinema.

He became known as the "superstar" of Tamil cinema and successfully held a matinee idol status among the mass media and popular culture of India. His "mass popularity and appeal is largely drawn from his mannerisms and stylized delivery of dialogue in films."] He was named as one of the most influential persons in South Asia by Asiaweek.
While acting in many Indian languages, he also appeared in films of other nations, including in those of the United States. After being paid a salary of Indian rupee26 crores (US$5.9 million) for his role in Sivaji (2007), he became the highest paid actor in Asia after Jackie Chan.

Shakira's famous quotes

"I admire a person who, for the love of art, is able to take off their clothes in front of a camera. But I'm not capable, I'm too cowardly for that."
"Everyone can know what is in my heart because I find it hard to conceal myself."
"I don't go out without make up. I'm a woman, you know. "
"I admire Madonna because she always did whatever she felt like doing. She went through some controversial periods when people rejected her, but she kept on reinventing herself. "
"Because of you, I'm running out of reasons to cry. "
"Everyone can know what is in my heart because I find it hard to conceal myself. "
"I am trying to make my accent so it won't bother anyone, but I am not going to drive myself crazy trying to pretend I am an American girl when I am from Colombia. "
"I pefer an ugly truth to a pretty lie. If someone is telling me the truth that is when I will give my heart. "
"It doesn't bother me to talk about my private life, it doesn't bother me to talk about anything. My life is like a glass of water, transparent. "
"Writing in English was a major challenge. I didn't want other songwriters to write for me. I wanted to preserve the spirit of my songs in Spanish. I am the same Shakira in English as I am in Spanish. "
"Writing songs has a therapeutic effect, and it either kills off love or wins the heart of the lover. "
"I always believed that women have rights and that there are some women that are intelligent enough to claim those rights. There are some others that are stupid enough not to. "
"You're a song written by the hands of God. "

Digital Manipulation | Fashion Industry

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The fashion industry is tarnish for it’s heavy-handed use of digital manipulation software, and has fallen under denigration for introducing ‘false images’ into the mainstream and passing them off as real. Industry big-wigs are continually blamed for intentionally misleading consumers by creating false impressions with their products, and more severely, for perpetuating unhealthy body images by ‘slimming down’ their models and concealing their imperfections.

In the last two years alone, magazines and designers alike have come under fire for this exact offense. The most recent breach has been the Crystal Renn argument. Renn is currently the most sought after plus-sized model in the industry; she famously battled anorexia before taking control of her health and speaking out against the unhealthy expectations of models in fashion and the practices that perpetuated her bad choices.

Earlier this year, Renn posed for a Fashion for Passion spread in French Vogue shot by photographer Nicholas Routzen. When the photos were released, however, Renn appeared to be a slender size 2 instead of the voluptuous size 10 that she has become known for.

Russian fashion week comes to end.

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After covering over 35 spring and summer collections from Russian and foreign designers, the most favourite times of the Russian Fashion Week have come to an end.

Throughout the week, Moscow has enjoyed the show, showing works of Russia’s most experienced designers, as well as being introduced to new names in the Russian fashion industry, and welcomed guests from Ukraine, Belarus, France, The Netherlands, Italy and other countries.

Designers offered a whole palette of possible interpretations of spring/summer themes. The week started brightly with shows from maestro Zaitsev and experienced designer Ludmila Norsoyan. Zaitsev’s collection became a signature show of rich, complicated embroidered fabrics, bright colors and impressive accessories. He played with golden yellow and bright red in women’s dresses and stunned conservative men with combinations of marine green, violet and black in men’s looks.

Wax factor revealed by Cheryl Cole

The fashion celebrity Cheryl Cole has unveiled her much-anticipated double at Madame Tussauds in London. "It's weird. I can't even explain, I don't see myself like that," she said. Cheryl was the one who work closely with stylist and outfit and Cheryl chose the outfit from one she wore to a charity fashion event in 2008. the 27 year old model accuracy is clearly visible.

Tamara Mellon proud display of OBE

Tamara Mellon proudly displaces the OBE that she picked from the Buckingham palace for her services to Britain fashion industry. Tamara founded and built up the luxury brand Jimmy Choo to make it a favorite among celebrities all over the world. Vicki Michelle, 59, the actress who played Yvette in the hit BBC series was awarded a MBE by the Queen in recognition of her charity work.

Top Model Jessica Starr Timmons and Fashion tips.

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She spends enormous time in shopping just for  the right outfit when it comes to her busy fashion and personal calendar. She finds time to balance family and fashion, not an easy order. Shopping for garments is key for Ms. Starr Timmons, and the model’s figure is a main consideration.
Most women expend an average of three years of their lives shopping, according to a recent survey by global online market researcher OnePoll.com. And a poll by MyCelebrityFashion.co.uk found that 25 percent of women only wear 10 per cent of the clothes they own, while 91 percent have an item in the closet that still has the tags on.
Lifestyle expert Amy Sewell, of Shop With Style, has some tips to help you put your shopping time to good use by finding fashion that suits your figure.

  • The Perfect Suit. Choose a jacket with small pads to define your shoulders and a waist that is slightly fitted to give you a womanly curve. Pants with a flat front and slightly-flared legs will minimize the tummy and create a longer, leaner look. A-line skirts offer good camouflage for fuller hips and thighs; skirt lengths that hit at or just below the knee flatter most figures.
  • Keep It Monochromatic. Wearing the same color from head to toe creates the illusion of one long, unbroken line, making you appear slimmer. Think neutrals:  black, camel, cream, dark brown.
  • Skim, Not Skin. Clothing should skim your curves, so look for fabrics that drape in a flattering way. Heavy fabrics will hide your shape, while super-sheer fabrics and spandex reveal a little too much. Knitwear line Ming Wang is a perfect wrinkle-free and shape-retentive clothing option.

Get creatively Inspired collection from Esprit

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Experience casual, free spirited expressions of creativity with Esprit’s Bohemian inspired collection. Celebrate being a true lover of world culture with Esprit’s bohemnian collection which draws attention from modern designs and non- conventional fashion forms to make every season a fashion extravaganza.

Bohemian inspired edc by Esprit is sheer, a classic bohemian signature. New cargo styles, used leather jackets with strong laced boots can be matched perfectly with flannel shirts, or colourful shorts. Crank it up a notch with oversized loop scarf, long tank top, white tops and shirts. Break the predictable fashion norms with sexy boyfriend jackets for a bolder more edgy look. What never fails to work is a entrancing tank tank top with boyfriend jeans.

The leather jacket is an all- timer. Esprit brings you the edc collection in ravishing tones of neutrals, grey shades and black accents and in teal, blue tones, red, berry tones. Trendy footwear civility of classic and vintage inspired edc shoes will do the magic. Mix and match is the key, so accessorize all you want with edc’s simple yet wildly styled leather bags, belts and scarves to complete the look.

Kanye West`s sad story, after Swift incident

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Kanye West has exposed the personal journey he set out on after last year's infamous incident at the MTV music Video Awards during Taylor Swift's speech.
The 33-year-old rapper says he embarked on a global trip and took a break from his profession in the wake of the MTV Awards.
'It's a pretty bugged out story. I left America. I stopped doing music all together. I just took some time. I went to Japan just so I could get away from paparazzi all together. Then, in November, I moved to Rome and just lived there and when I came back to the states I moved to Hawaii. I lived there for about six months and just worked on music
,' West said.
The chart topper's travels also helped him deal with the grief of his mother's death.
'What was good about going away it was the first time that I got to stop since my mum had passed. I had never stopped and never tried to even soak in what all had happened. It was the first time I had stopped since I had made it. Since I had started,' he said.
'For your whole world to totally crash off of a moment of sincerity or alcohol or whatever it is,' he said while appearing on the Ellen DeGeneres show. 'I feel like in some ways I'm a solider of culture. I realise that no one wants that to be my job and I'll never go on stage again. I'll never sit in an award show again.'

All about Favorite fashion apps!

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It is incredulous that the consumers by year 2015 will download 25 billion mobile apps to their smart phones. A recent survey by YouGov and Lady Geek has proved that even amongst 18-24 year olds, women were nearly twice as likely to never have downloaded a single app, compared with their male counterparts. That’s right, not a single app. hangs head in shame.

It is going to change and Grazia Daily may be about to change all that. We will soon be launching a weekly online fashion series of Lady Geek’s The App Show hosted by our very own Web Editor Angela Buttolph, who will be showcasing the hottest beauty/fashion/designer/shopping and style apps on offer, and trying them out to decide which the best are and whether they are worth downloading.

'Mad Men' Designers – It's All About 'Shapewear'

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Also from Gossip Girl -- Sean Connery: Too old to travel to court... The Oscars – Still the real deal in awards shows.

"But the real story is Red State America’s reserved fascination with sex that lashes out at any leaving from an Ozzie and Harriet dream world at the same time it forces the desires of its own representatives into the shattering contortions entailed by the closet."

This is from one of the best spy thriller novels I’ve ever read. Banquo’s Ghosts was written in 2009 by Rich Lowry and Keith Korman for Vanguard Press. I don’t know these guys but what have they done for us lately. Hey, fellas, how about a new book?

I’ll be using more quotes from Banquo’s Ghosts in the future.

Tyra banks starve for attention

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It’s a fact that some celebrities will starve for median and public attention and in that way Tyra banks the fashion model joins in this list. Banks will do just about anything to make sure she is front and center on our television screens and in the tabloids. Banks makes the same announcement shortly afterward that Oprah announces that she is going to cancel the TV show. The tabloids call her fat and Banks uses this as a platform to speak out against "fat prejudice" every chance she gets. In the meantime, she loses all her extra weight and keeps choosing models for "America's Top Model" who are size zero.

Kim Kardashian Celebrates Birthday

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Kim Kardashian celebrated her birthday on Friday at Tao in Las Vegas. Then  Kardashian moved the party to New York on Saturday and celebrated again at Tao New York. 

Kardashian celebrated her 30th birthday coast-to-coast over the weekend, first in Las Vegas before Kardashian flew to New York to celebrate again with such celebrities as Ciara and Adrien Grenier at Tao New York’s tenth anniversary bash.

The interesting part about the Kim Kardashin parties is the fact that Kardashian's actual birthday isn't until October 21.

Mobile web shopping experience for Redcats’ plus-size brands provide customers much joy

Plus-size brands in the portfolio of Redcats USA’s OneStopPlus.com® division,Woman Within®, Roaman’s®, Jessica London® and KingSize®, continues its commitment to innovation, selection and convenience with the launch of four iPad applications – one for each of these plus-size apparel leaders. Customers who need to hurry in purchasing in WomanWithin.com, Roamans.com, JessicaLondon.com and KingSizeDirect.com websites can now search the latest styles and trends and purchase directly from their mobile device.

“The Woman Within®, Roaman’s®, Jessica London® and KingSize® teams are excited about these iPad applications as they offer ease to our regulars who are looking for easy-to-use mobile technology to browse our e-catalogs and purchase plus-size apparel from some of the most well-known brands in the industry, 24/7,”

 said Stephanie Sobel, President of the OneStopPlus.com® division. “We are creating a mobile shopping experience that is simple, fast and enjoyable.”

Elizabeth Hurley in Breast Cancer awareness programme.

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Elizabeth Hurley looks fabulous in pink color dress.

The model and longtime Estee Lauder spokeswoman slipped into a nice fuschia bandage dress to attend a Glasgow, Scotland photocall in support of Breast Cancer Awareness on Thursday.

Hurley was there to uphold the Elizabeth Hurley and Evelyn Lauder Pink Lip Collections. The pink ribbon products raise awareness and funds in the fight against breast cancer.

Beach Bunny Swimwear promoted by Jayde Nicole.

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It figures they'd get a Playboy bunny to model a swimwear brand called Beach Bunny. Jayde Nicole modeled in a fashion show for the bikini brand yesterday at the Colony in LA.

It's currently LA fashion and market week and many brands are hosting events for celebrities and buyers to check out the latest fashions.

Hong Kong Fashion giant Prada

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HONG KONG — Italian family-owned fashion giant Prada could be poised to float its shares at an initial public offering in Hong Kong, hoping for a toe-hold in China's massive market, a report said Thursday.

The luxury chain, majority owned by the Prada family, is considering whether to list in Europe or Hong Kong, with questions of liquidity and volatility the key factors, Hong Kong's South China Morning Post said.
"If I have to make a decision right now, I will choose Hong Kong," Prada's deputy chairman Carlo Mazzi told the newspaper. "It's likely to become the world's biggest stock market in 10 to 15 years."

Prada plans to open 28 new stores in Hong Kong and mainland China and expects its Asian sales to exceed those in Europe in the next three years, the report said. A final decision will be made in the next two months.
About 40 percent of the company's investment so far this year has gone to China and Southeast Asia.

The Milan-based company hopes to raise up to 2.1 billion US dollars from the capital market to help expand its retail network and production lines and pay off its debts.The group had planned to list several years ago but put the process on hold to wait for more favourable market conditions, a spokesman told AFP on October 6.

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RetroFittings Fashion Show

Obsessed with Project Runway and their challenges that have aspiring designers using garbage or grocery store finds to create ball gowns and swimsuits? Well, the fashion design kids from UC’s DAAP program were put to this test for the eighth annual RetroFittings Fashion Show.

Students were given $10 to spend at a St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store. From curtains and clothes to bed sheets and tablecloths, these students made it work and created one-of-a-kind looks.
The Cincinnati Bengals' Dhani Jones will host the fundraising event Thursday. Known for his signature bow tie, the linebacker will design a custom bow tie to benefit St. Vincent de Paul as part of his “Bow Ties for a Cause” program.

RetroFittings will also feature a boutique stocked with vintage and high-end accessories found at St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Stores, a VIP section, a live action, raffle, light food and a cash bar. The fashion show takes place at 6 p.m. at the Hilton Netherland Plaza Hall of Mirrors downtown.

fashion models poses along hillstations

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