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OliveOilsLand®

World’s One Of The Best

Turkish Olive Oil Brands

 

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BEAUTY  / GREEN / LIFESTYLE – BOLD BLUEBERRY AND CHERRY MAGAZINE

August 09, 2020

Turkish Olive Oil – It is not only The World’s Largest Olive Oil Exporter but also world’s one of the best Turkish Olive Oil Brand, is a natural formulation from the Best Olives

 

It is not only The World’s Largest Olive Oil Exporter but also world’s one of the best Turkish Olive Oil Brand , is a natural formulation from the Best Olives

Turkey are deeply connected to Olive Oil for so many decades. It is claimed to be the earliest producers of Olive Oil. OliveOilsLand® – UMAY ZEYTINYAĞI DIŞ TİCARET LTD ŞTİ – , a Turkish company renowned for being the first Olive Oil producer. Their company has been running for so many years now. The recipe for manufacturing the world’s best olive oil brand stays in the family of OliveOilsLand for years. They have been really successful in managing the standard of their oil in the global market.

OliveOilsLand is not only the world’s largest Olive Oil Exporter but also world’s best Olive Oil Brand Producer Company. It is a natural organic formulation from the best olives around the world.

 

 

The process of milling Olive Oil continues to be the same for these thousands of years. Olives are usually concentrated in the areas which have a water source, mainly in the Mediterranean region. The world’s second largest producer of Olive Oil, Turkey, is lucky to have all these facilitations. Turkeys largest and world’s second Largest Olive Oil Exporter OliveOilsLand® continues to follow the same centuries-old organic oil milling ways.
OliveOilsLand® brings you an Olive Oil with low-fat saturation and with a burst of fresh Olives. It is credited as the world’s best olive oil brand for providing a healthy oil ideal for all types of cooking. OliveOilsLand’s oil is light keeping the food nice, fresh and crisp unlike other oils, which make the food soggy. olive oils and provides you with a nutritious meal with the goodness of antioxidants and presents you a vitamin enriched oil. The creamy, harmonious texture and a rancid taste undoubtedly make it the World’s One Of The Best Turkish Olive Oil Brands.

Want a light cooked salmon or a light yet a flavorful salad; add a dash of olive oils and enjoy the meal.

OliveOilsLand®

 

History of OliveOilsLand® – UMAY ZEYTINYAGI DIŞ TİCARET LTD ŞTİ

The owners of the company had initially moved from Skopje to Akhisar which is an area well known for the production of Olive Oil. It is quite astounding to know that remnant of Olive Oil facilities are found in Turkey in 600 B.C. Then moving to Izmir, they improved quality of Olive Oil to make it a globalized brand and chose the motto for it: From Aegean for your health. The Aegean part is due to the coast of the Aegean Sea in the Northern Geography of Izmir as Aegean Region represents the mother of Olive Oil.

Olive Oil itself has played a very important role in culture and history. Old manuscripts are often found that represent it as symbol health, beauty, and good taste. Olive Oil is also associated with immortality and ancient tales and poems of the Turks discuss a lot of Olive Oil and Olive oils as it has been the part of their heritage since the beginning.
Using the best of traditional methods, with the modern technology OliveOilsLand® brings you the world’s best Turkish Olive Oil brands that is heavily influenced by the Aegean winds.

Source : OliveOilsLand®

 

 

 

 

 

 

BOCONCEPT

OFFERS

PREMIUM DESIGN SOLUTIONS

TO PERSONALIZE YOUR HOME

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BEAUTY  / GREEN / LIFESTYLE – BOLD BLUEBERRY AND CHERRY MAGAZINE

July 30, 2020

Source photos: BoConcept

 

 

 

 

 

 

EVERY PERSON IS UNIQUE

 

Every person is unique, with their traits, quirks and tastes. And now more than ever, the home has become the best place to express that individuality. World-famous furniture brand, BoConcept helps its clients do just that through inspiration, Danish design and personalized services. And this year, the brand adds the status of Luxury Lifestyle Awards winner in the category of The Best Furniture and Homeware in Philippines to its list of accolades.

A premium retail lifestyle brand, BoConcept was founded in 1952 in Denmark by two young cabinetmakers Jens Ærthøj and Tage Mølholm. A small factory had the ambition to introduce Danish furniture to a broader audience. Its original principles of craftsmanship, simplicity, functionality, elegance, and quality materials, which the company follows to this day, have made it the world’s most global furniture retailer. The brand has a retail chain comprising more than 300 stores in 65 countries across six continents.

Today, BoConcept designs, produces, and sells contemporary multifunctional furniture, accessories, and lighting for the bedroom, living room, dining room, home-office, and outdoor spaces. The company also provides Interior Design service helping the clients create a personal home. Visitors of the brand’s furniture stores can consult its highly skilled Interior Designers, who offer flexible solutions, from simple color advice to a comprehensive home redesign, turning an ordinary space into the home of the client’s dreams.

1: Miami sofa, light green Cotton Velvet fabric 3113 2: Miami seat with back, light green Cotton Velvet fabric 3113 3: Miami cushion, light green Cotton Velvet fabric 3113 4: Miami footstool, light green Lazio fabric 3092 5: Philadelphia coffee table, matt white lacquered 6: Paris console table, dark marble look 7: Loom rug, green 8: Demand floor lamp, matt black metal 9: Shelter table lamp, chrome

 

 The company’s products are characterized by their timeless Danish design aesthetic and impeccable quality. Nearly every BoConcept design can be customized to produce a world of possibilities. Colors, materials, sizes,configurations, and more can be personalized to match the client’s unique style and create an ‘extraordinary’ home.

 

 

 

 

“We work tirelessly to bring the luxurious feeling of ‘extraordinary’ to our clients around the world; enhancing their homes and lives through our exceptional products and service. Winning the Luxury Lifestyle Award is testament to that work and one we accept with great pride,” said Paula Mc Guinness, Chief Marketing Officer, BoConcept.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PUSHING THE BOUNDARIES

OF FURNITURE DESIGN

WITH MOBI

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BEAUTY  / GREEN / LIFESTYLE – BOLD BLUEBERRY AND CHERRY MAGAZINE

July 30, 2020

Source photos : MOBI

 

 

 

 

 

CRAFT & CREATIVE NATURE OF TURKISH LAND

 

The craft and creative nature of Turkish land enhanced by strong ancient traditions and rich cultural heritage form a proper background for creating improved conditions of living. Add to that generous natural resources, apply innovative technologies, and this is a phenomenon that is ready to impress the world with exclusive high-quality furniture for more than three decades. These are the key ingredients of success of the renowned manufacturer MOBI, the winner of Luxury Lifestyle Awards in the category of The Best Luxury Furniture and Homeware in Turkey.

MOBI was founded by the award-winning designer A. Rasit Karaaslan in 1983 in the city of Bursa, where 6000sqm of production space and over 100 employees are located for now. By combining traditional craftsmanship and advanced technology, the company guarantees perfection in the quality of each piece of furniture. The rigorous management of each stage and each element of the production is the basis of the furniture’s high quality known in Turkey and throughout the world.

The combination of hand-picked materials, cutting-edge technology, top-quality hardware, and flawless craftsmanship let MOBI strive for the satisfaction and prosperity of its clients, the company’s staff, and suppliers.

 

Since the foundation of MOBI, A. Rasit Karaaslan was introducing the company’s exclusive designs and craftsmanship to the world, which have led to universal recognition of his work in different countries around the globe. A. Rasit Karaaslan prefers to apply the principles of contemporary aesthetic to natural materials and organic forms and turn them into unique works of art. His experiments with woodworking, creating unique textures and patterns resulted in various award-winning designs.

The contemporary design furniture by MOBI is mainly manufactured for residential use, but the company’s services are also delivered to the contract clients worldwide. The catalogue of the completed projects features luxury residences, 5-star hotels, corporate, and government offices.

 

 

 

 

 

 

“We at MOBI are used to competitions and challenges, and our company was excited to be nominated for Luxury Lifestyle Awards. And now we are especially honored to become the winner of LLA and share our works with new discerning audience,” said A.Rasit Karaaslan, Founder/Architect.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PRIVATE JETAWAY

PARTNERS With

ELEGANT MEXICO

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July 28, 2020

(L) Private Jet interior – (R) Luxury Villa

 

 

 

 

EMBRACING THE -NEW NORM-

Private Jetaway, a luxury travel company with private jet-to-villa turn-key packages, announced the partnership with Elegant Mexico, whose portfolio offers luxury private villa rentals at the heart of Los Cabos and Punta Mita. The luxury travel services embracing the “new norm” include wellness-vetted private jet transport, world-class villa & staff, along with ground transportation and all the amenities befitting such an experience.

– A fusion of private jet transport and luxury villa in a turn-key bow tied package.
– The “new norm” brings about wellness-vetted private jets and luxury destinations together in a safe intimate experience for families, friends, and colleagues.
– The partnership compliments flawlessly the personalized luxe travel experience being sought after.

Source : Private Jetaway

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Understandably the world is slowly beginning to rise from a place of pause. The innate desire for families, friends, and colleagues to experience life’s moments with repose is at an apex. We’re here to make that experience comfortable and convenient,” says Wayne J. Rizzi, President of Private Jetaway™.

 

“We are thrilled to create this unique partnership with Private Jetaway which will provide guests with a luxury experience from door to door. With a substantial increase in interest for private villas, especially those with luxury resort amenities, we feel this partnership will provide a vacation experience that ensures a safe and secure environment with the space and privacy that cannot be replicated at a traditional resort,” says Sean Emmerton, President of Elegant Mexico.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

#QUARANTINELIFE

WITH NO BREAK IN SIGHT

A EVACATION STATE OF MIND

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BEAUTY  / GREEN / LIFESTYLE – BOLD BLUEBERRY AND CHERRY MAGAZINE

July 11, 2020

 

Cooking a meal that reminds you of a past trip can help you achieve a vacation state of mind without physically traveling

 

Staying home has become the new norm as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the accompanying restrictions have momentarily put a stop to most nonessential travel. An Expedia® pol1 of 1,500 U.S. residents, conducted between May 4 and 8, 2020, shows 60% of people have already changed or canceled their travel plans and another 70% are worried about outbreaks impacting future trips.

Prior to COVID-19, Expedia’s annual study that examines trends and attitudes around taking time off revealed vacation deprivation levels were already on the rise in the U.S., yet the benefits of travel were widely understood and appreciated. Traveling promotes general well-being (93%), gives us a chance to hit the “reset” button on stress and anxiety (91%), improves our attitudes (86%) and helps us switch off from work (83%). Together these positive effects foster a psychological condition that could be described as a Vacation State of Mind, and it extends far beyond the trip itself.

 

The remedy parents and working adults use to curb that “I need a vacation” feeling is one we can all subscribe to right now. According to the study, these are the most effective ways to evoke a vacation state of mind without physically traveling:

1. Talk to friends and family about a vacation/vacation memory, especially those you traveled with (90%)

2. Look at photos and videos from your trip (89%)

3. Share memories with those you’ve traveled with (88%)

4. Wear clothes (76%) and use souvenirs you bought on vacation (76%)

5. Listen to music that reminds you of the vacation (66%)

6. Start planning your next vacation (62%)

7. Cook the local cuisine or a meal that reminds you of a past trip (52%)

Looking at photos from past trips, or even just talking to your friends and family is powerful enough to trigger a Vacation State of Mind.

 

Other ways to achieve a vacation state of mind

As a substitute for our favorite destinations and activities, virtual experiences have become a pillar of entertainment during the pandemic. Whether it’s a national park, museum or live performance, we’ve got you covered with Expedia’s Things To Do From Home. Another way to escape and stay inspired by travel is to listen to one of Expedia’s Travel Playlists, curated from top destinations all across the globe.

About Vacation Deprivation

Expedia first commissioned Vacation Deprivation in 2000 to examine the work-life balance of Americans. In 2005, Expedia began comparing behaviors across countries. Now in its 20th year, Vacation Deprivation has grown to encompass 19 countries. The latest survey was commissioned from October 22-November 15, 2019 on behalf of Expedia by Northstar Research Partners, a global strategic research firm. The survey was conducted online among 11,217 respondents across North and South America, Europe and Asia-Pacific using an amalgamated group of best-in-class panels.

Source : Expedia.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

“At Expedia, we’ve always believed in the power of travel to create joy, to bring people together, to enrich our hearts and minds,” says Nisreene Atassi, Senior Director for Brand Expedia. “We’re all experiencing a bit of cabin fever right now, dreaming of our next vacation, even if we don’t know when that will be. Until then, we want to help travelers achieve the same benefits of a vacation from the comforts of home and our research shows that looking at photos from past trips, or even just talking to your friends and family is powerful enough to trigger a Vacation State of Mind.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Puerto Rico Golf Courses, Resorts

Prepare For Tourism Resumption On July 15

 

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BEAUTY  / GREEN / LIFESTYLE – BOLD BLUEBERRY AND CHERRY MAGAZINE

June 25,  2020

 

 

 

 

 

 All but one of Puerto Rico’s 18 golf courses and many of its resorts have reopened in advance of July 15, when the Island can begin welcoming back visitors.

Some Island golf courses only allowed member play when they reopened on May 26. Since then, the majority now welcome public play, including Royal Isabela, Costa Caribe Golf & Country Club, Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Golf & Beach Resort, Hyatt Regency Grand Reserve Puerto Rico (home of Coco Beach Golf Club), El Legado, Deportivo del Oeste, and more. The St. Regis Bahia Beach is allowing public play on weekdays, reserving Friday-Sunday and holidays for resort guests and members.

TPC Dorado Beach and Palmas Athletic Clubs are currently limiting play to members and their guests only. El Conquistador is the only Island course not currently open. To discover specific details for any Puerto Rico golf course, call them directly at the numbers listed below.

Puerto Rico golf courses require safeguards to enhance safe recreation, including staff using personal protective gear, sanitizing golf carts and the Pro Shop common areas, and much more.

Puerto Rico’s golf courses are located throughout the Island with several in northeastern Puerto Rico near capital San Juan. The Island is an enchanting destination where history, culture, gastronomy, nightlife, beaches, and natural wonders abound. It requires no passport for American citizens, is bilingual, uses the U.S. dollar for currency, and is the air hub of the Caribbean. There are more than 4,000 restaurants, and the lodging venues range from top hospitality brands to being named a top 10 Airbnb world destination.

Source : Discover Puerto Rico

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Luxurious Property With a Chance of

EU Citizenship From

“Marr Group”

 

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BEAUTY  / GREEN / LIFESTYLE – BOLD BLUEBERRY AND CHERRY MAGAZINE

June 10,  2020

 

 

 

 

 

It is always nice to be able to kill several birds with one stone. For instance, owning property in Cyprus can mean having a great place to live in, another family home for romantic getaways or change of scenery, an investment opportunity, or even a chance to get the much sought-after EU citizenship. Buying an apartment in MARR Tower by MARR Group, this year’s winner of Luxury Lifestyle Awards in the category of The Best Luxury Real Estate in Limassol, Cyprus, is a great way to turn all those wishes into reality.

Located in one of the best spots in Limassol — 250 meters away from a picturesque Blue Flag beach and close to a lively area of luxury boutiques, elite designer shops, restaurants and entertainment — MARR Tower provides the perfect balance of serenity with magnificent views and convenient proximity to active social life. It is also great to mention that no other highrise can ever be built between MARR Tower and the coastline, thus owners will be enjoying the biggest possible return on their investments for years to come.

This iconic, state-of-the-art 24-storey building boasts 65 luxurious apartments, ranging from 85 to 600 square meters in their floor areas and featuring 3.4-meter ceilings for an incredibly commodious space. The exterior design of MARR Tower’s walls accounts for maximized, spectacular views in every direction, as well as the optimal presence of light in the room. The esteemed experts of Luxury Lifestyle Awards were amazed by the feeling of freedom and featheriness the architects and designers managed to create.

The best and the most innovative kitchen, bathroom and bedroom fittings and fixtures are included in every apartment, as well as an advanced heating and air-conditioning system, supplemented by underfloor heating. Other than that, every apartment is like a blank canvas, allowing owners to create their unique personal space. MARR Group’s expert interior designers can help turn every fantasy into reality. Each apartment also comes with a secure parking place and a storage room.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

When designing MARR Tower, the specialists of MARR Group wanted every resident to have a comfortable and happy life. That is why all residents can work out at a premium fitness club, relax at a lavish Spa & Wellness center, or enjoy a wonderful selection of therapies. A full-size tennis court, a 24-hour concierge service and 24/7 video surveillance take the living to a completely new level of comfort. Besides, an opportunity to pay bills and communicate with the operation service via a mobile app brings innovation right to the doorstep.

Purchasing an apartment in MARR Tower is a great way of obtaining EU citizenship through investment in Cyprus for the whole family, including the owner’s parents and children under the age of 28. MARR Group is happy to provide full consultations to interested investors in collaboration with KPMG — one of the world’s top professional firms. This is a unique chance that makes buying an apartment in MARR Tower a perfect decision in all respects.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“MGC720”

The Luxurious Residence that Your Family Deserves

 

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BEAUTY  / GREEN / LIFESTYLE – BOLD BLUEBERRY AND CHERRY MAGAZINE

June 10,  2020

 

 

 

 

Imagine living in the heart of a vibrant and energetic city, and at the same time, being surrounded by the green gardens and feeling sheltered within a private condominium. There are not too many places that combine close access to wonderful beaches and cultural facilities with privacy and sophisticated solitude. The unique project MGC720 by Vogue Homes is one of the rare examples of such properties with its exclusive ambience and location. Unsurprisingly, this lavish condominium became the winner of Luxury Lifestyle Awards in the category of The Best Luxury Real Estate in Porto, Portugal.

The project’s name originates from the place of its location in Porto – a noble and cosmopolitan avenue Marechal Gomes da Costa at number 720. One of the most attractive areas in the city, this avenue connects the famous seafront district Foz with prestigious neighborhood Boavista. Located between these vibrant sites, in the vicinity of the best beaches in Porto, MGC720 offers an ideal place for families to live in a comfortable environment.

The luxury condominium of MGC720 brings together 14 apartments, 13 of which are independent housing units, and 1 is a pool house. The new construction is being built from the ground up on the site of a previously demolished villa. The architects designed the building as a tree densifying at the level of the crown and leaving the maximum possible green area on the ground for generous private gardens to the apartments’ owners. Offering a new interpretation of the local traditions, condominium embodies the latest trends of spatial organization.

The future dwellers of MGC720 have the opportunity to choose among unusual housing typologies from T2+1 Triplex to T4 Triplex. The apartments’ total private area varies between 379.22sqm and 656.10sqm. There are three types of housings available: Terrace Houses (T3 and T4), Garden Houses (T3 Duplex, T4 Duplex, and T4 Triplex), and Pool House (T2+1 Triplex).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Luxury Lifestyle Awards committee highly appreciated the premium-quality finishes and technologies used in the construction of MGC720. The apartments feature marble or concrete flooring and traditional hard-maple flooring, creative contemporary lighting solutions, top-class comfort and security systems, the radiant floor heating system, and many other modern amenities inherent in high-end luxury residences. The swimming pool and Jacuzzi have interior and exterior marble finishes, as well as a water temperature control system.

The condominium’s location mentioned above provides every family member with great opportunities for leisure activities, learning, shopping, and discovering Porto’s most attractive destinations. MGC720 is situated in close proximity to the beaches and gardens of Foz, Serralves, kindergartens, schools, universities, City Park, Downtown, Music House, and others.

Vogue Homes is a real estate investment management company that has been operating in the market since 2001. The company’s main occupation is creating houses covering all customers’ needs and maximizing the potential of every investment. Every construction project implemented by Vogue Homes is developed within the Fine Housing concept.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LUXURY HANDCRAFTED ITALIAN DRIVING ACCESSORIES MAKER, THE OUTLIERMAN, REOPENS FOR BUSINESS

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BEAUTY  / GREEN / LIFESTYLE – BOLD BLUEBERRY AND CHERRY MAGAZINE

June 09,  2020

 

  • Bologna-based company, The Outlierman, reopens for business after a temporary closure following the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak
  • The Outlierman is an Italian company that creates luxury automotive accessories for gentlemen drivers
  • Items include: driving gloves, weekender garment, trolley bags, scarves, ties and pocket squares
  • Exceptional quality that will be cherished for decades
  • Designed with passion and handcrafted by elite artisans – 100% made in Italy

 

The Outlierman company was formed with a mission to handcraft a range of accessories that match the breath-taking beauty, exquisite quality and timeless appeal of the world’s most iconic cars. Following the temporary closure of The Outlierman after the COVID-19 outbreak, the Bologna-based company are reopening for business, supplying gentleman drivers across the world with luxury Italian driving products.

The Outlierman was born out of a desire to create the finest automotive accessories – its designers have an insatiable appetite for creating new items and introduce fresh collections every month. Amongst some of The Outlierman’s most recent product launches, include: The Powerslide – Driving Gloves (Suede Grey/Racing Red), Gran Turismo – Driving Gloves (British Racing Green/Cognac), the Weekender Garment Bag (Lava/Black/Red) and the exclusive Tailor-Made Lab (available in 69 colour combinations).

 

 

 

Andrea Mazzuca, founder of The Outlierman, said: “After a temporary period of closure, my team and I are extremely pleased to be reopening The Outlierman and making luxury Italian driving accessories for car enthusiasts across the globe.

“The COVID-19 outbreak has been devastating for many businesses around the world, including numerous in Italy, and I wish that as many as possible can recover from these terrible circumstances. It’s been a tough period for us, especially after the cancellation of this year’s Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, which meant we couldn’t launch our 2020 collaboration. However, we are already in the process of developing next year’s design and hope to bring it to you in 2021. In the meantime, my colleagues and I are very keen to get back to what we are most passionate about, and we are excited to continue sharing our passion with other motoring enthusiasts worldwide.

“The health and safety of our colleagues at work is paramount. Our skilled artisans will have strict provisions in place to ensure they are safe whilst producing goods, including the use of face masks, gloves and observing social distancing in the workshop.” 

Source : The Outlierman

 

 

 

 

 

 

Christian Louboutin : L’Exhibition[nist]

REOPENING ON JUNE 16, 2020 !

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BEAUTY  / GREEN / LIFESTYLE – BOLD BLUEBERRY AND CHERRY MAGAZINE

June 08,  2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

A major exhibition devoted to the work and creativity of Christian Louboutin, the internationally renowned footwear designer and key figure in the fashion world.

Christian LOUBOUTIN

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Christian LOUBOUTIN said :

« L’Exhibition[niste] is a title that came to me quite quickly. It is a play on the idea of an exhibit and the act of exhibitionism. An exhibit, meaning to expose or display to the public and exhibitionism as drawing attention to oneself. Both are quite close, but I like the more subversive notion that in exhibiting my work I am exposing myself in a more intimate way. I’ve put a lot of myself in this project from both a professional and personal perspective. I reveal a lot of myself, of my inspirations, of my creative processes in this exhibition and I wanted this to be reflected in the title. »

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mayorga Organics

Opens Organic Specialty Coffee Factory in Miami

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BEAUTY  / GREEN / LIFESTYLE – BOLD BLUEBERRY AND CHERRY MAGAZINE

May 20,  2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Martin Mayorga, Founder and President of Mayorga Organics, states

“when my family immigrated into the U.S., Miami was our first home. It’s always had a special place in my heart. I knew I wanted to bring the Mayorga brand here as soon as I launched it.”

 “We exist to create market opportunities for our farmers,” states Mayorga. “The Miami market is ideal for us to bring our message of sustainability, high quality, and to be unapologetically and proudly Latino. This larger facility will allow us to evolve into other diversified products such as cacao, quinoa, and chia while proudly representing the Latino community through high quality products that are truly sustainable,” states Mayorga.

“Education and speaking openly about the realities of the agricultural industry in Latin America are hallmarks of the Mayorga philosophy,” states Clari Butman, Mayorga’s Brand Manager. “We’re excited bring a brand into the Miami market that the local community can feel proud of as we continue to grow in the national Hispanic market, offering our people the quality, transparency, and authenticity we deserve as consumers,” she continues.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nationally-recognized leader in specialty organic coffee,  Mayorga Organics , has opened a 43,000 square foot state-of-the-art organic specialty coffee facility in Miami, FL. This location will operate in conjunction to Mayorga’s facility in Rockville, MD to continue to meet national demand for the Mayorga brand of products.

 

Mayorga began his entrepreneurial endeavors when he partnered with the Plasencia family in Nicaragua to launch Mayorga Cigars in 1994. He incorporated coffee into his business in 1996 and sold Mayorga Cigars in 2001 to maintain his focus on coffee.

Since its inception in 1996 to support small coffee farmers in Nicaragua, Mayorga has evolved to work exclusively with small organic farmers throughout Latin America and has launched a crop diversification program to give farmers food stability. 

Capabilities at Mayorga’s Miami facility will include whole bean packaging, ground brick packs, a dedicated area to industrial cold-brewing and canning, as well as packaging grains and beans from the company’s producer partners.  

While Mayorga’s plans for tours are on hold indefinitely, the company is re-developing its website and social media strategy to showcase everything from the farming process all the way to preparing a cup at home.

The facility, located at 8080 NW 58th in Miami and happens to be the facility where Café Bustelo was roasted and packaged before Smuckers purchased the brand and shuttered Miami roasting operations. 

Source : Mayorga Organics

 

Mayorga’s famous organic Cafe Cubano made from specialty grade Arabica coffees sourced directly from small producers ers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts

Collaborates with

Johns Hopkins Medicine International

on Enhanced Health and Safety Program

at Properties Worldwide

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BEAUTY  / GREEN / LIFESTYLE – BOLD BLUEBERRY AND CHERRY MAGAZINE

May 20,  2020

 

 

 

 

International health care experts to validate enhanced procedures of Lead With Care, the company’s new global program, and provide ongoing guidance as part of broader collaboration

 

 Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts , the world’s leading luxury hospitality company, has entered into a collaboration with  Johns Hopkins Medicine International , the global division of health care and research leader Johns Hopkins Medicine, to validate its new global health and safety program, Lead With Care, and provide ongoing, real-time guidance on the evolving COVID-19 situation. Grounded in the principles of care, trust and service, the Lead With Care program will be reviewed and validated by Johns Hopkins Medicine experts and implemented by dedicated teams at Four Seasons properties around the world.

 

 

 

 

Four Seasons and Johns Hopkins Medicine International COVID-19 Advisory Board

Johns Hopkins Medicine International and Four Seasons have established a dedicated COVID-19 Advisory Board, bringing together Four Seasons leadership and top experts from Johns Hopkins Medicine International to inform health and safety decisions based on the latest scientific knowledge.  

Evolving in lockstep with rapidly changing discoveries, the COVID-19 Advisory Board will create, enhance and review current procedures, along with virtual and in-person training to guide implementation of Lead With Care across Four Seasons global portfolio.

This builds upon the early experience of Four Seasons Hotel New York, as well as Four Seasons hotels in Riyadh and Mumbai, in providing accommodation to high-risk medical personnel fighting on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic. Four Seasons Hotel New York was transformed into a safely zoned environment in a matter of days, implementing enhanced procedures to safely house guests, as well as properly train all employees.

Lead With Care: Four Seasons Enhanced Global Health and Safety Program

Grounded in health care expertise and enabled by access to leading technologies and tools, the Lead With Care program is focused on providing care, confidence and comfort to all Four Seasons guests, employees and residents within the new COVID-19 environment. The new program outlines clear procedures that educate and empower Four Seasons employees to take care of guests and each other.

“Along with already-commonplace measures such as more sanitizers, masks and heightened cleaning and hygiene, our collaboration with Johns Hopkins equips our property teams with access to leading international experts and real-time COVID-19 information, enhancing our tools and training to deliver an experience grounded in safety and trust,” says Christian Clerc, President, Global Operations, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts. “While the Four Seasons experience may look different in this new environment, it will ultimately feel the same – our dedicated people will continue to deliver the same intuitive service and personalized care for which Four Seasons is known and trusted for the world over.”

Four Seasons collaboration with Johns Hopkins Medicine International will ensure the review and validation of the Lead With Care program in two phases. 

Phase one of the collaboration – Review and Validation – involves a comprehensive review of Four Seasons existing health and safety procedures along with enhanced protocols in response to the current situation at a global, regional and property level.  Working closely with Johns Hopkins Medicine experts ensures Four Seasons is at the forefront of the latest research findings and recommendations.

Phase two – Ongoing Guidance – provides Four Seasons with ongoing collaboration with the Johns Hopkins Medicine International team, including direct access to curated critical updates, relevant COVID-19 research outcomes, and expert advice to ensure real-time adjustments to operating procedures. Customized through on-property Hygiene Officers, this will allow Four Seasons to respond quickly and anticipate future needs, providing assurance that all appropriate infection control safety measures have been taken.

Four Seasons and Johns Hopkins will also establish a joint Response Team where senior experts in infectious diseases from Johns Hopkins will provide on-demand response and guidance to hotels facing COVID-19 situations. 

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“Within this new environment, our singular goal is to provide guests, residents and employees with the confidence and assurance that their health and safety is our first priority,” says John Davison, President and Chief Executive Officer, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts. “We are incredibly proud to work alongside the renowned experts at Johns Hopkins Medicine International, leveraging their global expertise to strengthen our already stringent health and safety measures through our new Lead With Care program.”

Continues Davison: “For nearly 60 years, Four Seasons has set the global standard for excellence in hospitality and service. Lead With Care is a continuation of this high standard, building upon the strong foundation of trust and confidence that we have established through decades of experience. This new program is about offering genuine care and the highest levels of service, enhancing procedures to protect our guests, residents and employees, while also ensuring that they feel safe and reassured.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Benson Hill Contracts 30,000 Acres

of Premium Soybean for 2020

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Production for food and feed markets to deliver superior ingredient and meal benefits

 

Benson Hill , a crop improvement company dedicated to unlocking the natural genetic diversity of plants to develop healthier, more sustainable food choices,  announced on May 14, that it has contracted 30,000 acres to advance its cutting-edge soybean varieties through partnerships in the consumer food, animal feed and aquaculture markets. Grown across a wide geography within the United States, Benson Hill’s non-GMO soybean product line combines superior nutritional qualities and oil content with highly competitive yields, offering benefits from seed-to-shelf.

Benson Hill provides its cutting-edge soybean food and feed-grade seed varieties through its Benson Hill Seeds division. These varieties meet farmer and distributor requests for product choices and transparency to fully leverage new market opportunities. By delivering quality traits like lower anti-nutrients, high oleic and low linolenic oil, and higher protein content, while maintaining competitive yields, farmers are able to diversify their operations with confidence and realize a strong profit per acre.

In addition to the premium meal and oil ingredients these acres will deliver, Benson Hill  recently announced  the first commercially available soybean varieties that can effectively replace soy protein concentrate via typical soybean crushing. Available in the 2021 crop year, this innovation will enable  food companies to eliminate costly energy and water-intensive processing steps across the consumer food, animal feed and aquaculture markets.

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“The consumer food, animal feed and aquaculture markets are demanding innovation that improves the health and sustainability profile of their ingredients,” said Chris Wilkins, Chief Operating Officer of Benson Hill. “Our portfolio of high-quality soybean varieties delivers this innovation through a full range of in-demand, premium attributes, including better digestibility, heart-healthy omega fatty acids and higher protein that benefit farmers, producers and consumers and further allow Benson Hill to deepen its relationships across the entire value chain.”

 

“More than ever, farmers are looking for new opportunities to improve the profitability and predictability of their operation beyond the traditional commodity landscape,” said  Kevin Van Trump , CEO of Farm Direction. “Benson Hill understands how to serve these markets and how to serve the farmer. Their dual focus unlocks a massive opportunity for those who want to be part of the evolution underway in food and agriculture.”

 

 

Avantgarde Properties – Crisis-proof quality of life in Vienna – the world’s most liveable city. Credit/Fotograf: Avantgarde Properties

 

Avantgarde Properties – Crisis-proof Quality of Life:

Vienna – the World’s Most Liveable City

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While the world seems to stand still, there is one safe investment: real estate. And Vienna in particular offers rare, crisis-proof reality. In a city that captivates as a perfect mixture between imperial past and modern metropolis.

 

Safe investments

Especially the high-end real estate sector in Vienna has a lot to offer and – as the current pandemic shows – survives even the most challenging times. After all, the market for high-quality real estate is absolutely the most crisis-proof asset class. Tangible assets are enjoying increasing popularity, especially in times of significant stock market slumps.

Austria proofs targeted action during the pandemic

In the prevailing corona situation, Austria stands out for its precise, well thought-out and rapid action. The low number of victims speaks for itself. Protective measures, even on entry to Vienna, are multi-layered and significantly successful. Vienna offers security on all levels of daily life.

Strong, attractive and efficient

The Viennese health care system can be explained precisely only by these three words. With 45 hospitals and around 5,300 doctors in private practice, the metropolis offers a density of highly specialized services that cannot be found anywhere else in Austria. Short diagnosis and therapy paths are a subsidiary part of the comprehensive medical care.

Avantgarde Properties – Crisis-proof quality of life in Vienna – the world’s most liveable city. Credit/Fotograf: Avantgarde Properties

 

 

You can move freely in Vienna

Even in times of a pandemic, one can move around and go shopping in Vienna almost without restrictions. Arrival by car is permitted. Even walks in Vienna’s breathtakingly beautiful surroundings are possible without restrictions and allow you to enjoy the prevailing lifestyle, far away from any restrictions. Likewise, travel to secondary residences is possible and does not require a separate application. Outdoor sports activities can be carried out without reservation and at any time.

Silent beauty

The capital is expected to break the two million mark as early as 2026. And has all the more to offer – at any time of the year! Vienna is something like the quiet beauty that you discover over time. Over half of the metropolis, which covers an area of 414 km2, is green. From numerous parks, over the Prater, the Danube Island up to the hilly Vienna Woods, you will find everything your heart desires. In the summer months, you feel like on holiday on the Danube, and the large selection of restaurants for every taste and mood complete the luxuriously eloquent life that Vienna has to offer.

Vienna attracts attention and endures…

… through its refined culture, its time-honoured traditions and its imperial past. After all, many of the most important composers in history lived and worked here: from Mozart and Strauss to Beethoven. Thus, the metropolis, which is becoming increasingly important and is constantly growing, is more than worth investing in. In rare, crisis-proof properties such as city palaces or penthouses with 700m2 living space and 600m2 roof garden. Vienna is a jewel in full splendor that is able to unfold its full (real estate) potential especially in nerve- racking times like these.

Source : Avantgarde Properties GmbH

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Southern Tide and Beneath the Waves

Partner to Create a Sustainable Future

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May 20,  2020

 

 

 

 

Coastal apparel brand supports marine conservation and research in an impactful way

 

Southern Tide, the premier apparel brand and authoritative voice of coastal style, has announced a global partnership with non-profit marine conservation and research organization, Beneath the Waves. With 2020 marking the start of a critical decade for safeguarding the oceans, the partnership marks Southern Tide as the official apparel partner for Beneath the Waves. 

The relationship between Southern Tide and Beneath the Waves has evolved organically, as both brands have our coasts embedded into their DNA. Beneath the Waves’ mission is to use cutting-edge science to improve coastal sustainability and ocean health. The partnership will focus on research up and down the Atlantic coast, with the goal of catalyzing change for oceans and inspiring conservation through content development, immersive research activities, and a collaboration collection launching on May 20th, followed by a more extensive collection launching Spring ’21, both with a give-back component. 

Southern Tide x Beneath the Waves

 

 

Recent work by Beneath the Waves researchers, published in leading scientific journals Science and Nature, demonstrated the need to create large marine protected areas to conserve threatened species like sharks, which are imperiled worldwide. The ocean provides important services to humanity such as food security, jobs, and oxygen, and coastlines are a critical buffer protecting coastal areas from storm surge. Protected areas allow for population recovery, which can also improve fisheries, tourism, and other socioeconomic and sustainability activities.  .

When partnering with Beneath the Waves, Southern Tide found Beneath the Waves’ content creation was one of the most valuable assets in building awareness. By combining authentic, impactful, and exciting research with curated content, Beneath the Waves has fostered a community of socially responsible members aligning with Southern Tide’s adventure-driven fanbase. In support, Southern Tide will be launching a social media sharing program #99percentseries.

Beneath the Waves is devoted to using science to protect the ocean, its most threatened species such as sharks, and is working toward a shared global vision for 30% of our oceans protected by 2030. Their three-pronged approach includes a focus on marine protected areas, deep-sea conservation, and coastal sustainability.

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“Southern Tide has strived to positively impact coastal and marine conservation since our inception. We are proud to truly be doing the work that we believe is at the core of our brand. Southern Tide would not be a brand without the preservation of our coasts – and we consider this the purest part of our DNA. We could not be happier to be partnering with Dr. Austin Gallagher and Beneath the Waves in our efforts to continue this great responsibility,” said Christopher Heyn, Southern Tide CEO.

 

“We’re incredibly excited about the partnership with Southern Tide, which comes at such a pivotal point for the future of our oceans. Since founding the organization, we’ve strived to create a platform for change, one that would – in addition to doing impactful conservation work – be a hub for technology, content, and an opportunity for engaging with innovative brands. The Southern Tide partnership exemplifies this vision, and is a great example of how science, business, and marketing can work together authentically, for positive outcomes across the board,” said Dr. Austin Gallagher, CEO of Beneath the Waves. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Americans Seek the Beach to De-Stress

REEF Survey Reveals Why Getting Outside is so Important to the Average American

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May 20,  2020

 

As regulations continue to change and allow for the reopening of public places, it’s no surprise that beaches were one of the first spots people flocked to after adjusting to life indoors. Why? According to a new survey, getting out into nature is the most popular way to unwind and relax from life’s daily stressors – making beaches, parks and other outdoor places an important sanctuary for many.

From giving up coffee all summer in order to hit the shore to beach-goers’ top essentials for a day spent oceanside, the results of this REEF ‘Beach Brain’ survey reveal the important place beaches have in consumers’ hearts and minds. It also delves into the aspects of daily life that ultimately cause the most stress and the ways in which people improve their mental health. Survey says…

 

Biggest Stressor?

  • Respondents reported the below situations cause them the most stress on a daily basis.
    • Financial problems: 76 percent
    • Relationship difficulties: 67 percent
    • Family responsibilities: 66 percent
    • Work stressors: 65 percent
    • Feeling isolated: 58 percent

The Great Outdoors

  • Looking for ways to clear your head? Outside is the place to be. These are the top ways Americans do something positive for their mental health.
    • Getting out into nature: 50 percent
    • Going to the beach: 44 percent
    • Taking a vacation/trip: 44 percent
    • Getting enough sleep: 44 percent
    • Eating healthy: 42 percent

Don’t Worry, Beach Happy

  • With nearly 3 out of 4 of Americans revealing that they would go to the beach to alleviate stress, it’s no wonder the crashing of ocean waves is a go-to relaxation sound.
  • In fact, once at the beach nearly four in five people admit they are in a better mood!

Would You Rather: Coffee vs. the Beach

  • The beach is such a good mood-boost that more than half of people (54 percent) said they would rather give up coffee all summer if it meant being able to go to the beach.

Playing Hooky

  • With more than two thirds of respondents revealing work causes them stress, it’s no wonder that nearly half (48 percent) would happily call out “sick” in order to head to the beach if they could.

 

The Perfect Beach Day

  • For a day well spent, these are respondents’ favorite things to do while at the beach to help de-stress and escape from the hustle and bustle of life at home.
    • Take a leisurely walk: 53 percent
    • Listen to the waves: 47 percent
    • Jam to music: 46 percent
    • Read a book: 43 percent
    • Lay in the sun: 42 percent
  • When asked what makes the “perfect beach day,” the poll uncovered that a 79-degree day in July is the setup for a dream trip.

Battle of the Sexes

  • How men and women perceive their beach experience differs, though. While both genders agree family beaches are the most preferred (28 percent for men and 29 percent for women), a very close second is a “party beach” for men (26 percent) and an empty beach for women (27 percent).

Beach Trip Essentials

  • When heading to the beach, Americans have certain essentials they wouldn’t dare leave the house without:
    • Sunglasses: 57 percent
    • A beach towel: 57 percent
    • Sunscreen: 56 percent
    • Sandals/flip-flops: 49 percent
    • Food/snacks: 44 percent

Flip or Flop

  • When choosing the best footwear for a beach trip, the flip flop comes in as the top style pick with nearly half of the vote.
  • That’s not the only fashion situation people are concerned about at the beach though, in fact, nearly a quarter of respondents (26 percent) said they’ve dealt with a dreaded wardrobe malfunction while frolicking at the shore, more specifically a broken flip flop (27percent).

In Good Company

  • Trouble in paradise? Not for these respondents. Americans would prefer to be stranded on a desert island with the cast from ABC’s ‘Bachelor in Paradise’ (27 percent) over any other beach-related show.
  • When asked which talk show team people would most like to go on vacation with, Americans ultimately chose “Good Morning America’s” Robin Roberts, George Stephanopoulos and Michael Strahan, with 28 percent of the vote.

Source : REEF

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

An Irvine Business Uses a Non-Toxic Water Solution to Disinfect Current Facilities and Those Preparing for Re-Opening

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May 20,  2020

 

 

 

 

 

Using chemical based cleaners can result in serious health problems

 

Businesses that have been closed for several weeks including restaurants, movie theaters, beauty salons, childcare facilities, gyms, assisted living homes and any business where crowds of people typically gather, need to sanitize and disinfect their environment without harmful chemicals.

Hi Definition, a superior environmental cleaning company in Irvine, California, has a specially designed reactor that uses ordinary tap water containing dissolved sodium chloride, to put it through Electro-Chemical Activation (ECA) using AQUAOX, creating a pure and safe hospital grade disinfectant/cleaner that is environmentally friendly. Technicians use state-of-the-art, highly engineered, designed electrostatic sprayer. Ultra fine droplets cling to all surface sides reaching under tables, chairs, around handrails, doorknobs and even between keys on a keyboard.

AQUAOX products have been tested to be effective against a number of contagious pathogens and pandemic level viruses, such as Pseudomonas Aeruginosa, Salmonella, Enterica, Staphylococcus Aureus, Swine Influenza Virus (H1N1).

Using soaps, and harsh toxic chemicals frequently can become a health problem as described in these studies and reports.

Hi Definition Technician Non-Chemical Deep Cleaning

 

The Mayo Clinic research reported saying “…more than 6,000 participants were studied over two decades…Women who use cleaning products regularly, particularly those who work as professional cleaners, may have a more rapid decline in lung function over time than women who do not use those products regularly. With age, the chest wall becomes less limber and the abdomen can get in the way of the ability to take deep breaths.”

CDC report titled: Effects of Skin Contact with Chemicals.

Continued exposure to chemical cleaning products over even a short amount of time will have an alarming adverse affect on human skin. “Skin damage as a result of contact with chemicals can reduce your skin’s ability to protect you.”

“…Permanent damage may also occur to body organs or systems as a result of chemical exposure to the skin…Some chemicals cause reddening, dryness, and cracking of the skin on contact. These chemicals are known as irritants.”

WebMD report: “…Constant use of any toxic chemical could have this negative affect that irritates your eyes, skin and a person’s respiratory system.”

Another study by the Environmental Working Group, funded by Rachel’s Network took two years to complete the study. It stated “Up to 48 toxic chemicals commonly used in everyday consumer products have shown up in blood and urine samples of five prominent women environmental activists, according to a study by the Environmental Working Group, a nonprofit organization devoted to protecting human health and the environment…Testing was primarily targeted toward products used in everyday consumer products that have escaped regulation under the Toxic Substances Control Act,” Anila Jacob, MD, MPH, a senior scientist with the organization, said at a news briefing.

Hi Definition provides their deep cleaning services at several Southern California facilities including Gordon Labs who manufacture and bottle lotions and creams; JP Sportswear; O’Melveny Law Firm; Harbor Day School; R&B Wire Products and several other businesses.

Imagine knowing that a facility has been thoroughly disinfected without harmful chemicals leaving an environment “back to zero”.

Source : Hi Definition

 

 

GabiFresh x Swimsuits For All Launch New Summer 2020 Campaign

 

 

 

 

 

 

GabiFresh Honors Evolution as a Swimwear Designer for her 13th Collection

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May 19,  2020

 

 

 

Leading size-inclusive swimwear brand, Swimsuits For All, and style designer, Gabi “GabiFresh” Gregg have joined forces to launch her Summer swim collection. The GabiFresh x Swimsuits For All Summer 2020 campaign pays tribute to the evolution of GabiFresh’s collections throughout the past 7 years. Beginning with the “Fatkini” that landed her on the map back in 2013, Gabi reflects on her progression as a swimwear designer, and the creative process to evolve each collection using expertise as a blogger, fashion icon, and influencer. Finding recent inspiration in minimalist styling and taking it “back to the basics”, Gabi reunited with her inaugural campaign cast of icons, Nadia Aboulhosn and Maxey Greene, to celebrate her newest collection with Swimsuits For All.

 

“I’ve been given the opportunity, through unprecedented times, to cherish aspects in my life that truly matter and ultimately led me to reflect on my seven-year partnership with Swimsuits For All,” says Gabi. “I am so proud of the designs and positive impact I’ve created for this community. I look forward to sharing my newest collection as well as continuing to spread my message of promoting self-care and purchasing items that make them feel good, especially during these times.”

 

The 11-piece swim collection is available in sizes 10-26 with cup sizes ranging from D/DD-G/H cups. The collection takes on the latest minimalist trend while accentuating modern details such as ruching and cut-outs in specialty fabrics to create classic silhouettes. Styles to highlight are the The Sunburst Bikini, The Venture Underwire One-Piece and The Momento Underwire Bikini. Retailing under $160, the GabiFresh x Swimsuits For All 2020 Summer collection

Source : Swimsuits For All

 

GabiFresh x Swimsuits for All Summer 2020

 

 

 

THE TIME-HONORED & RENOWNED ART OF PARISIAN HAUTE COUTURE Now In THE U.S.


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Sarah Palow & Pieces of new collection l’Amour Fou

 

COUTURE DESIGNER SARAH PALOW

 

Couture designer Sarah Palow is pleased just announced the 2020 launch of her debut collection in early May. Her new sustainable clothing line was inspired by the 5 years she spent living in Paris, France where she earned the honor of being certified in Haute Couture Beadwork and Embroidery. For her new collection titled “L’Amour Fou”, Sarah has imported vintage clothing from the boutique apparel shops of France and stylishly redesigned these pieces with the addition of classic couture beadwork and embellishments. This exquisite collection is set to debut in her online store (www.spcouture.com) on May 18th 2020, after which Sarah will promote her collection in smaller boutiques across the U.S. and Europe.

 

“L’Amour fou” is an uncontrollable and obsessive passion for something. It can be best translated as “crazy love”, referring to Sarah’s true passion in life. L’Amour fou pays tribute to the little-known world of haute couture that Sarah was blissfully immersed in after moving to Paris.

 

Sarah is a Canadian citizen now living in the U.S. She completed her rigorous apprenticeship in Professional Haute Couture Embroidery and Beadwork at the prestigious Maison Lesage (an atelier owned by Chanel). Now one of a rare few in North America who learned directly from the fashion masters of Paris, Sarah is certified in the guarded art of Haute Couture.

When Sarah isn’t designing clothing, she can be found teaching the time-honored craft of beadwork and embroidery. “Lunéville” (or Tambour embroidery as it is called in the U.S.) is a meticulous hand embroidery technique that uses a small crochet-like hook to attach beads and sequins one at a time on a piece of fabric.

Since couture embroidery is normally reserved for designers such as Chanel, and usually only viewed by fashion enthusiasts at great distances, Sarah would love to see this artform expanded into the U.S. in order to share her love for this age-old European craft.

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Piece of new collection l’Amour Fou

 

 

 

 

 

ANNE KLEIN’S GRANDDAUGHTER

To Launch COVID-19 RELIEF EFFORT

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Jesse GRE RUBINSTEIN

Anne KLEIN

 

 

 

 

 

 

WHP Global (“WHP” or the “Company”), owner of the iconic women’s fashion brand Anne Klein has united with the namesake designer’s granddaughter Jesse Gre Rubinstein to provide relief during the COVID-19 pandemic. To meet the immediate need for Personal Protection Equipment (PPE), the Company announced on April 20,, the procurement of 100,000 face masks through its supply chain, which will be distributed with Jesse to essential workers and community organizations providing relief across the United States.

 

UNITES WITH ICONIC FASHION BRAND

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LONDON TRADITION Wins PRESTIGIOUS QUEEN S AWARD FOR ENTERPRISE

 

 

 

 

 

 

INTERNATIONAL TRADE 2020

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London Tradition has been honoured with a prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise for the second time within six years. The company was honoured with the award for the first time in April 2014 for its continued growth and excellence in International Trade. The Awards are considered to be a personal approval by Her Majesty The Queen following recommendations from the Prime Minister, this is the highest accolade that a UK business can receive.

The award is a recognition of the continued exceptional performance for this rapidly expanding company that has taken the British outerwear market by storm. This includes their iconic humble duffle coat and transformation into a luxury heritage brand for an international market. Founded in 2001, London Tradition designs and manufactures high quality outerwear in London and exports across the globe using a network of approved resellers.
“To have won the Award in 2014 was one of the greatest achievements by the Company and its incredibly talented staff. To win it for a second time, particularly at this time, is truly unbelievable and humbling. With the coronavirus pandemic sweeping across the world, like many other businesses London Tradition too is deeply affected. I pay tribute to all our dedicated staff, all our heroes from the NHS and other essential services. After the lockdown is over London Tradition is determined to continue its leadership in the outerwear industry, driving demand for UK manufacturing abroad. We are proud that our products are made locally, and we value that all our customers demand excellence in service and quality from a product made in England.” Mamun Chowdhury, Co-Founder and Joint-Managing Director.
London Tradition began when two former business associates came together nearly twenty five years ago with a shared passion for producing high quality outerwear. They started production in a factory on the site which has now become the landmark Olympic Park in London. Today, all manufacturing is still based in London in its spacious factory and design studio by the River Lea in Hackney Wick. Every coat is hand-cut, hand-finished and made from sustainably sourced fabrics from UK and Italian mills. The process demands exceptional skill and indepth experience of traditional methods of craftmanship alongside cutting technology.
“It was a great honour to gain the Queen’s Award in 2014 and a tribute to the whole team at London Tradition. To gain the award again in 2020 is testament to the enduring quality of our business and again, to the entire team and the hard work they have put in over this period. We are all proud to be part of the UK’s long-standing tradition in clothing manufacturing. This award is a sign of our position as a leading British heritage brand.” – Rob Huson, Co-Founder and Joint-Managing Director.
As well as attending a palace reception in the summer with Her Majesty The Queen in recognition of the Award, London Tradition will be hosting a ceremony at their premises to receive the Queen’s Award Trophy from one of Her Majesty’s Representatives.

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MOLDOVA TURNS ITS WINES INTO GOLD

 

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Wine of Moldova doubled its medal count from 2019 at the prestigious Mundus Vini Spring Tasting 2020 in Munich, Germany, taking home 72 awards, including 35 golds and two grand golds. Not only was the Republic of Moldova the undisputable leader among Eastern Europe’s wine-producing countries, but it ranked seventh over-all in a competition that included 7,500 wines from 45 countries.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MOST AWARDED EASTERN EUROPEAN COUNTRY

Moldovan wines also drew raves from competition directors, with Christian Wolf of Mundus Vini noting that judges were “impressed again with the wines from Eastern Europe, especially the front-runner Moldova. ”

With a winemaking tradition dating to 5000 BC, Moldova have long had a reputation for quality vintages. But its wines have been earning even more accolades recently, thanks to a campaign to embrace Western standards. The National Office for Vine and Wine, which manages the wine sector, has led the reform, with the support of international development partners. Now, two-thirds of Moldovan wineries are able to produce vintages that meet a European authenticity standard known as Protected Geographical Indication (PGI), which means their origin in a particular region and quality can be guaranteed.

With more Moldovan wines meeting the PGI standard, the country’s vintages earned over 800 medals in global competitions in 2019 alone – 300 of them gold. This helped spark a 9 percent surge in Moldovan wine exports in 2019. The industry sent 157 million liters to more than 70 countries.

Quote by Mundus Vini Tasting Dir. Cristian WOLF

 

A key reason for Moldovan wines’ uniqueness is that 10 percent of the country’s vineyards produce varieties that originated in Moldova. They include Feteasca Neagra, Feteasca Alba, Feteasca Regala, Rara Neagra, Viorica, plus blends of these varieties and international grapes. Of the 20 varieties that Moldova entered in the Mundus Vini competition, Feteasca Neagra wines were the biggest hit with judges, winning 16 medals.

Moldova used PGI authenticity designations to establish its first three wine routes – pathways that connoisseurs and tourists can take to visit wineries that produce various vintages.

The routes include the renowned wine cellars Cricova and Milestii Mici, which the Guinness Book of Records lists as the underground storage area with the world’s largest number of wine bottles. In addition to Cricova and Milestii Mici, the famed travel portal Lonely Planet is featuring a number of other one-of-a-kind wine tourism sites in Moldova.

 

Source : National Office for Vine and Wine

 

Earth Day Network Launches 22 Days of Earth Day

 

 

 

 

 

 

Highlights daily “micro-challenges” for individuals to take to fight climate change in the face of the coronavirus pandemic

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To count down to the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, Earth Day Network is launching 22 days of Earth Day with daily “micro-challenges” that individuals can take every day to fight climate change in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. Each day will highlight an individual action people can take, no matter where they are.

Topics will feature actions that bolster Earth Day Network campaigns like the Great Global Cleanup, Foodprints for the Future and Earth Challenge 2020, as well as specific individual asks, like switching to renewable energy, adopting plant-based diets and registering to vote.

Recognizing the ever-changing ability of individuals to move and act outside in light of the novel coronavirus outbreak worldwide, all actions in the global challenge can be either taken online or from the safety of one’s home.  

“While we collectively take action as individuals to bend the curve and reduce the spread of coronavirus, we cannot lose sight of the bigger picture — our global climate crisis. The intrinsic connections between human health and planetary health sparked the first Earth Day in 1970, and today, we must rise to meet these dual crises again as Earth Day marks 50 years,” said Kathleen Rogers, president of Earth Day Network. 

 

 

 

 

 

To count down to the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, Earth Day Network is launching 22 days of Earth Day with daily “micro-challenges” that individuals can take every day to fight climate change in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. Each day will highlight an individual action people can take, no matter where they are.

“In the face of a challenge that forces us to stay apart, we offer challenges to bring the world together. This 22-day series will allow people to connect through micro-challenges to take action right now, and every day, for our planet. Because no matter where you are in the world, we are connected by a fierce and urgent determination to overcome our shared emergencies, be it coronavirus or climate change.” said Rogers.

Each challenge will be posted daily on Earth Day Network’s social media channels (@earthdaynetwork). Participants can get involved by following the channels and adding their actions with the hashtags #EarthDay2020 and #EARTHRISE.

“Though we may be physically apart, we’re all in this together. Individual actions, when working together for a common good, can create a mass movement of change,” said Rogers.

2020 will be a monumental moment for the environmental movement. The year will see 65 major elections worldwide and countless mass mobilizations in defense of the planet.  

“The year 2020 kicks off a decade of change, and April will kick off a month of bold actions for the planet. The Earth needs us now more than ever,” said Rogers.

The challenges fit into Earth Day Network’s S.A.V.E. framework for action for the 50th anniversary: Speak up, Act, Vote, Educate.

On April 22 as Earth Day goes digital, the world will seize all the tools and actions that we have, big and small, to change our lives and change our world — not for one day, but forever. 

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British Fashion Council

Announces LAUNCH OF

BFC Foundation Covid Crisis Fund

 

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British Fashion Council (BFC) is announcing today the launch of the BFC Foundation Covid Crisis Fund, supporting creative fashion businesses and individuals to survive the Coronavirus crisis. The BFC, through its charity the BFC Foundation which brings all BFC charitable initiatives under one umbrella, is making £1,000,000 of emergency funds available with the majority supporting designer businesses and with a portion of funds also allocated to students, underpinning the future generation of creative talent.

 

This has been made possible through pooling the BFC talent support grants that would have traditionally been awarded for either early stage showcasing support or business growth and promotion. BFC would like to thank all of those that have made the funds possible and our partners in the BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund, BFC/GQ Designer Menswear Fund supported by JD.COM,INC, BFC Fashion Trust and BFC NEWGEN.

While £1 million is a great start, the scale of the need is much greater and BFC has called on both Government to step in to work with them on significant industry stimulus, and on the industry and individuals to support the Covid Crisis Fund through donations, so that more businesses can be supported at this time.

As a not for profit, the BFC can act as a vital resource during these uncertain times. Since the beginning of the crisis, BFC has worked tirelessly to brief Government on the challenges facing the industry but also to keep all stakeholders up to date through letters, social media updates, digital Town Hall meetings and newsletters*. With this new fundraising campaign, the organisation seeks contributions that will be crucial to the survival of designer businesses led by creative talent who inspire the global industry.

The crisis has seen creative businesses fighting on several fronts. BFC calls for support for liquidity in the form of grants or long-term low risk loans that address retail cancellations and sell through guarantees and in turn will help businesses address disruption to supply chain and a potential domino effect of failure. BFC also asks for rent holidays for office and retail stores to further protect employment. As a member of the Creative Industries Federation, BFC has also campaigned for additional financial measures to protect the income of creative freelancers who play such a significant role in the fashion industry.

 

Caroline Rush, Chief Executive BFC said: “Now more than ever, we are committed to support the businesses and people that make up our industry. With the BFC Foundation Covid Crisis Fund and the donations raised, our hope is to support those British businesses that need additional subsidies, beyond Government stimulus available, to address their most urgent challenges.”

Applications and mechanics for funding from the new BFC Foundation Covid Crisis Fund will open within the next 7 days, with applications closing on April 10th. A guideline to criteria for businesses to apply are:

 

  1. Applicants should have an established designer fashion business
  2. The applicant’s collection should consist primarily of womenswear, menswear, accessories, millinery or fine jewellery – not bridalwear of childrenswear
  3. The applicant’s company should be based in the UK and be registered with Companies House or a sole trader
  4. The applicant’s company should be majority-owned by the Designer / Creative Director & not have had outside equity funding in any material amount
  5. Grant money requested should relate to a clear purpose to support the business survive over the next year

The generosity and commitment of our partners is more vital than ever. Please help us by acknowledging their support for the BFC Foundation Covid Crisis Fund: ARCH & HOOK, British Vogue, Browns, Burberry, depop, GQ, JD.COM,INC, Label/Mix, Paul Smith, Rodial and Value Retail.

 

New Fantasy Candle Brand Launches Featuring

‘Lord of the Rings’ Candles

 

Mythologie Candle Co. announced today the official grand opening of its online store,

selling fantasy-themed candles for immersive experiences.

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Leah McHenry, a Folk-Metal songwriter and mother of five, is proud to launch the new candle brand with six ‘Lord of the Rings’ themed scents and three general fantasy scents, completely selling out during this past February’s pre-order. The new round of pre-orders is now open as they prepare for the official online launch. More scent collections are in the works, including scents for mythical creatures, monsters, fairies, D&D, games, and historic fiction.

Fans of the works of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Role-Playing Games and tabletop games such as Dungeons & Dragons, Magic: The Gathering, and shows like “Game of Thrones,”Outlander,” and “The Witcher” are some of Mythologie Candles’ top customers.

 

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    “King of the Wood Elves” in 10 oz

 

 

“Lord of the Rings” 2 oz Sample Pack

 

 

After months of testing and formulating unique scents to create more immersive experiences for reading, gaming, or to simply create the perfect home ambiance, Mythologie Candles is ready for the world.

 

Mythologie Candles Details:

  • Key ingredients include eco-friendly coconut wax, crackling wooden wicks, and phthalate-free fragrances
  • Considered “clean-burning” and non-toxic
  • 10oz candles burn for 50+ hours
  • Unique custom-formulated scents designed to create a specific ambiance
  • The Mythologie Candle online community play an integral part of scent ideas and feedback

Source :  Mythologie Candle Co.

 

 

Coco + Lala’s “Spread Love Not Germs” #WashHands4Grands Clean Hands Movement

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Six-year-old Leontine Doherty and her brother 4-year old Colton Doherty’s tie dye t-shirts inspire us to: Spread Love Not Germs … Wash Your Hands to help grandparents and loved ones stay safe.

 

Everyone is encouraged to post pics wearing ‘Spread Love’ t- shirts and/or washing your hands to help keep your grandparents and loved ones safe. Use #WashHands4Grands

It’s hard for little children to understand why they haven’t seen their grandparents, aunties, friends, and teachers while social distancing.

Shannon Doherty, of Darien, Connecticut and mother of four young children explains, “My children miss their grandparents and aunties. I want my children to know that little actions today, like washing hands, can make a huge difference for their grandparents and loved ones to help keep everyone safe.”

Shannon’s children Leontine (Lala), Colton (Coco) and their little sister Peaches wanted to make t-shirts for all their friends and family to spread the message to wash your hands. The Doherty children’s inspirational ‘Spread Love’ t- shirts quickly gained popularity, sold out within the first two days and are now restocked, available for purchase online at www.cocoandlala.com and on Instagram @cocoandlalawatchhill

The sale of ‘Spread Love’ t-shirts not only spreads the inspirational Clean Hands message “wash your hands to help keep grandparents and loved ones safe”, it allows this small family run shop, forced to close its doors during this global pandemic, to be sustainable. And, for every 1 “Spread Love” t-shirt sold, Coco + Lala supports Share Our Strengths #NoKidHungry to give 10 meals for kids at home from school in need of food.

Spread Love Not Germs #WashHands4Grands is a Clean Hands movement to help keep grandparents and loved ones everywhere safe. They need us now more than ever!

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Macy’s, Inc.

Temporarily Closes Stores Nationwide

in Response to COVID-19 Outbreak

 

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In response to the widespread COVID-19 outbreak, Macy’s, Inc. (NYSE: M) today announced that it will temporarily close all stores by end of business today, March 17, 2020, through March 31, 2020. This includes all Macy’s, Bloomingdale’s, Bluemercury, Macy’s Backstage, Bloomingdales the Outlet and Market by Macy’s stores. Macy’s, Inc. will provide benefits and compensation to its impacted workforce.

All three Macy’s, Inc. brands – Macy’s, Bloomingdale’s and Bluemercury – will continue to serve customers through macys.com, bloomingdales.com and bluemercury.com and through its mobile apps.

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“The health and safety of our customers, colleagues and communities is our utmost priority. As a result of the recent COVID-19 developments, we have decided to temporarily close our stores. We will work with government and health officials to assess when we will reopen our stores and safely bring our colleagues back to work,” said Jeff Gennette, chairman and chief executive officer of Macy’s, Inc. “During this closure, we will continue to serve our customers through our e-commerce sites.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Introducing Canada’s First Organic Kids’ Drinkable Yogourt from Stonyfield

 

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Whether they’re playing outside or building a couch fort, kids have infinite imagination to keep themselves entertained with organic, spontaneous play. To help fuel this creativity, parents seek snacks with the taste their kids will love and ingredients they can feel good about. Offering convenient nourishment for busy lifestyles, Stonyfield is thrilled to provide Canadians a first in the kids’ yogourt category – Stonyfield Organic Kids Drinkable Yogourt – a portable snack that parents can feel good about and that kids enjoy.

Manufactured by Lactalis Canada, new Stonyfield Organic Kids Drinkable Yogourt is made right in Canada with 100% Canadian organic milk and real organic fruits, with only 4 grams of sugar per bottle – lower than any other Canadian kids drinkable yogourt on the market today. Now available in the yogourt aisle at many grocery retailers throughout the country.

 

 

Stonyfield Organic Kids Drinkable Yogourt 6-pack Strawberry Source : Lactalis Canada

 

 

 

 

Product Availability
The initial Canadian product launch will include three varieties of Stonyfield Organic Kids Drinkable Yogourt in six packs of convenient 93 mL bottles including: Strawberry, Strawberry Banana and Very Berry.

Stonyfield Organic Kids Drinkable Yogourt is currently available at the following major grocers: Metro Ontario, Food Basics, FreshCo, Longo’s, Walmart Ontario and Metro Quebec, IGA and Federated COOP. A store locator is available at stonyfield.ca.

Organic Roots
Stonyfield was started back in 1983 in New Hampshire, U.S. by co-founders Samuel Kaymen and Gary Hirshberg who were running a non-profit organic farming school. They were on a mission to help family farms survive, keep food and food production healthy and help protect the environment. When the school needed funding, they started using organic milk from the farm’s cows to make and sell really good yogourt. When the yogourt became a big hit, Samuel and Gary decided to run with it as they realized that a successful organic company could make a bigger difference for farms, people and the planet.

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MONICA BELLUCCI GUEST OF HONOR ON INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

 

EVENT ORGANIZED BY CHINESE BUSINESS CLUB

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Chinese Business Club, created in Paris by Harold PARISOT, aims to develop and strengthen economics and friendly link between China and France and increase bilateral investments. Most Chinese companies are present during these official lunches of the Chinese Business Club.All areas are concerned: tourism, agribusiness, pharmaceutical, aerospace, heavy industry, luxury, … Moreover, french Ministers, influential journalists, ambassadors from Africa, Chinese investment funds, CEO’s and leaders, diplomats and many advisors of Chinese Ambassador are also present.

 

 

 

 

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY


According to UN WOMEN, International Women’s Day 2020 is about “Women’s rights and gender equality are taking centre stage in 2020. Twenty-five years since the adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action—a progressive roadmap for gender equality—it’s time to take stock of progress and bridge the gaps that remain through bold, decisive actions.This year’s theme for International Women’s Day (8 March) is, “I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights”. The Generation Equality campaign is bringing together people of every gender, age, ethnicity, race, religion and country, to drive actions that will create the gender-equal world we all deserve. Together, we want to mobilize to end gender-based violence; we are calling for economic justice and rights for all; bodily autonomy, sexual and reproductive health and rights; and feminist action for climate justice. We want technology and innovation for gender equality; and feminist leadership.”

 

 

 

 

  • Monica BELLUCCI Guest Of Honor

 

 

  • Monica BELLUCCI Guest Of Honor

 

 

  • Monica BELLUCCI Guest Of Honor

 

 

 

  • M. Harold PARISOT President CBC

 

  • M. Harold PARISOT President CBC

 

 

  • Raffaella GIRAUDI – ORLANE Paris

 

 

 

  • Harold PARISOT & Raffaella GIRAUDI 

 

 

  • Monica BELLUCCI

 

 

  • Monica BELLUCCI

 

 

  • Chantal THOMASS

 

 

  • Ruby BIRD & Chantal THOMASS 

 

 

  • Clémence BOTINO Miss France 2020

 

 

 

  • Monica BELLUCCI

 

 

  • Alexandre DESSEIGNE

 

 

  • Monica BELLUCCI Guest Of Honor

 

 

Monica Bellucci began modeling at age 13 by posing for a local photo enthusiast. In 1988, Bellucci left the Faculty of Law at the University of Perugia, and moved to one of Europe’s fashion centers, Milan, where she signed with Elite Model Management. By 1989, she was becoming prominent as a fashion model in Paris and across the Atlantic, in New York City. In that year, Bellucci made the transition to acting and began taking acting classes. Bellucci’s film career began in the early 1990s. She has since played in many films from Europe and Hollywood.

In 2004, while pregnant with her daughter Deva, Bellucci posed nude for the Italian Vanity Fair in protest against an Italian law that restricts the provision of fertility treatment to heterosexual couples and excludes single women or same-sex couples, restricts surrogacy and research using human embryos, forbids sperm and egg donation, and limits the number of embryos created with in-vitro techniques to three. She posed pregnant and semi-nude again for the magazine’s April 2010 issue.

The “2020 Women’s Day Award” was handed to Monica Bellucci by Raphaella Giraudi, Brand Manager of ORLANE (French Haute Cosmétique Company). The House of Orlane has been creating legendary cosmetic care since 1947. Valuable skin care with extraordinary textures contain the most recent and innovative discoveries in anti-aging cosmetics. Ever since the firm’s creation, thanks to the expertise of its research laboratories near Orleans, it has been producing the skin care formulas based on a truly scientific approach to beauty, one that perfectly matches the reputation of the French manufacturing label.

 

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Violeta by Mango launches its new spring/summer campaign under the slogan “This is Power”:a direct message to woman to recover their original power, the power they possess by simply being women.It is a universal message and therefore one that connects with women all over the world.

 

Violeta by Mango launches its SS20 campaign under the slogan #ThisIsPower

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On this occasion, the brand has turned to internationally-famous models such as Georgia Pratt, Sabina Karlsson, Chloé Vero, Olivia Wilson, Eva Kay, Lovisa, Sabey and Lorena Durán. Each one, in their own style, represents the aforementioned values.

The new collection includes floral prints in multiple variations where the star garment of the collection is once again the dress.It going to be a summer full of vibrant colours in fabrics such as poplin, linen and taffeta, combined with batiste, georgette and Swiss embroidery.The suit takes on special importance, given that it appears in numerous colours, including pastel tones.

As a new feature this season, the brand will offer on its website the option to customise a t-shirt and a denim jacket with the campaign slogan.

Violeta by Mango aims to dress fashion-conscious curvy women.The secret to the brand, launched in January 2014, lies in the care taken in the technical pattern details from size to size and in being able to offer a high quality collection for any moment of the day, with garments designed to be comfortable, feminine and modern.

 

 

 

Christian LOUBOUTIN , Famous French Shoes Designer, regarding his New Exhibition called “L’Exhibitioniste (Palais De La Porte Dorée in Paris – From February 26 To july 26, 2020) said :
« L’Exhibition[niste] is a title that came to me quite quickly. It is a play on the idea of an exhibit and the act of exhibitionism. An exhibit, meaning to expose or display to the public and exhibitionism as drawing attention to oneself. Both are quite close, but I like the more subversive notion that in exhibiting my work I am exposing myself in a more intimate way. I’ve put a lot of myself in this project from both a professional and personal perspective. I reveal a lot of myself, of my inspirations, of my creative processes in this exhibition and I wanted this to be reflected in the title. »

 

From 26 February 2020, the Palais de la Porte Dorée presents a major exhibition devoted to the work and creativity of Christian Louboutin, the internationally renowned footwear designer and key figure in the fashion world. Designed as an invitation to discover Christian Louboutin’s rich universe, the exhibition explores every facet of his multi-referential work, in an institution that has played an important role in inspiring his vocation.

Built for the 1931 Colonial Exhibition, the Palais de la Porte Dorée, with its iconic architecture, frescos and bas-relief facade, is recognised as a masterpiece of the Art Deco period. The monument represents a collaboration of the great artists of the time – architect Albert Laprade, sculptor Alfred Janniot, painter Pierre- Henri Ducos de la Haille, and interior designers Jacques-Émile Rulhmann and Eugène Printz, among others. Since its creation, the exotic design has fascinated visitors and stimulated their imaginations. Among these visitors was Christian Louboutin. Growing up in the 12th arrondissement he enjoyed spending his Sundays visiting the Palais galleries and aquarium. His ties to the monument are as much artistic as they are emotional.

 

CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN EXHIBITION AT PALAIS DE LA PORTE DOREE IN PARIS

February 26 TO JULY 26, 2020

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Official Launch @ Palais De La Porte Dorée (paris) on February 24, 2020

 

From the beginning, Christian Louboutin infused his designs with a great wealth of motifs and colours ins- pired by his love of art and di erent cultures. Flamboyant, daring, open to the world, generous and at times caustic, the designer’s creativity is informed by a passion for travel and references from the worlds of pop culture, theatre, dance, literature and cinema. In revealing Christian Louboutin’s inspirations and creative processes, the exhibition showcases the designer’s vision through a selection of the most precious works from his personal collection and loans from public collections. A large selection of shoes are on display, some of which have never been exhibited before.

 

These historic and artistic pieces are shown alongside a number of exclusive collaborations which pay tribute to Christian Louboutin’s admiration for craftsman’s know how. Some examples include stained glas panels created by the Maison du Vitrail, a Sevillian silver palanquin and a cabaret sculpted in Bhutan. The exhibition also unveils collaborations, never seen before, with artists who are important to him: the director and photographer David Lynch, the New Zealand multimedia artist Lisa Reihana, the British designer duo Whitaker Malem, the Spanish choreographer Blanca Li, and the Pakistani artist Imran Qureshi, amongst others.

Born in the 12th district of Paris, close to the Palais de la Porte Dorée, Christian Louboutin was fascinated from an early age by the architectural beauty and ornamental richness of the institution, which was one of the earliest infuences feeding his love of art and applied arts. He borrowed a whole repertoire of forms and motifs from the Palais for his rst designs, including the Maquereau shoe-made of metallic leather and directly inspired by the iridescence of the sh in the Palais de la Porte Dorée’s tropical aquarium. It was also at the Palais, a masterpiece of Art deco, that Christian Louboutin, then a young adolescent, noticed a sign forbidding visitors to wear high heeled shoes. This sign subsequently inspired the iconic Pigalle shoe which has been reinvented over the course of the seasons.

 

 

 

GLOBAL YOUTH CLIMATE ACTIVISTS UNITE IN DAVOS
TO TAKE MESSAGE TO WORLD LEADERS

 

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Youth climate activists from around the world will come together in Davos to deliver their message to world leaders at the World Economic Forum on Tuesday, January 21, starting at 2pm CET.

Campaigners from Brazil, China, Greenland, the Marshall Islands, Uganda and the USA have travelled to Switzerland as Youth Delegates at  Arctic Basecamp , a unique science-solution outreach platform demanding urgent action on climate change from political and business leaders.

The six delegates are leading youth voices in the #fridaysforfuture climate strike movement and will join scientists and researchers from Lancaster University and British Antarctic Survey at the Arctic Basecamp in the first Arctic Basecamp Youth Tent. In addition, two youth volunteers from UK/Netherlands are helping with camp logistics.

“We need to unite the voices of these youth climate activists with scientific voices to ensure the message on climate change is heard loud and clear by all those leaders from business and politics attending Davos,” said Professor Gail Whiteman, Director of the Pentland Centre for Sustainability in Business at Lancaster University, and founder of the Arctic Basecamp.

 

 

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Co-organised with Dr Jeremy Wilkinson, from British Antarctic Survey, Arctic Basecamp at Davos will highlight the global dangers associated with the changing Arctic region. Last year, climate change activist Greta Thunberg and superstar singer/songwriter Ellie Goulding both attended the Basecamp, along with global business leaders and climate policy expert Christiana Figueres. Greta and her father also camped with the Arctic Basecamp team for a night. This year, Rainn Wilson, star of the US version of The Office, blockbuster action movie The Meg, and sci-fi TV series Star Trek: Discovery, will be among those attending.

 

 

The Arctic Basecamp Youth Delegation’s participation at Davos is facilitated by a generous donation by Novatug to cover the youth tent and expedition sleeping. Berghaus provided outdoor gear for the youth.

Arctic Basecamp is only possible through sponsorship contributions from some of the world’s most innovative and responsible organisations. This year, BNP Paribas, X (The Moonshot Factory), WWF and The Fort Foundation are all major sponsors.