Meet Sisterfriend, The Fine Jewelry Brand That Will Bring You Joy

Meet Sisterfriend, The Fine Jewelry Brand That Will Bring You Joy

It started with an alien ring for Sisterfriend, a Philadelphia-based brand that offers fine jewelry in playful styles. (Hence, the Tiny Alien Ring that you can get in 10-karat gold or sterling silver with eyes made of opal, sapphire, or pearl.) Friends and now co-founders Lisa Maita and Kelli Mercado-Waldron originally created the design upon … Read more

Four governing boards, PSRC Board of Education and RCC trustees meet next week

Woman rises from humble beginnings to graduate from Ivy League school

June 11, 2021 LUMBERTON — A Lumberton native and member of the Lumbee Tribe has defied odds stacked against her to graduate from Cornell University in a quest to be an advocate for others. Kimberly Fuqua graduated in May from Cornell University with a Master of Public Administration degree focusing on social educational policy. The … Read more

Review Meet: Finance minister asks states, insurance companies to expedite settlements of claims under key schemes

Faster claim settlements have assumed greater significance in recent months, given the ferocity of the pandemic that has claimed 3.44 lakh lives in the country. Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday asked insurance companies to expedite settlements of claims under key schemes. She also directed states to take up Covid claims of health workers on … Read more

Meet the Makers Combining Marrakech’s Artisanal Past with Modern Design

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“For us it’s really important that what we offer attracts young people back into weaving,” say Tiberio Lobo-Navia, a New York transplant who founded Beni Rugs with Robert Wright in 2015. “By protecting these skills handed down through generations while addressing the needs of the global market today, it starts to look like a really … Read more

Arizona might not meet 70% vaccination goal by July 4, health official says | Local news

Dr. Cara Christ

Dr. Cara Christ, Arizona’s health chief.  Rebecca Sasnett / Arizona Daily Star Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services PHOENIX — The state’s top health official said Arizona may not meet President Biden’s goal of getting 70% of residents vaccinated against the coronavirus by July 4. “Historically, Arizona has had pockets of vaccine hesitancy, even before COVID-19,’’ … Read more

Troubled conglomerate HNA’s creditors meet for the first time

Troubled conglomerate HNA’s creditors meet for the first time

Creditors of bankrupt Chinese conglomerate HNA Group held their first official meeting on Friday, June 04, as part of the debt-laden group’s restructuring process. According to a report by Nikkei Asia, the restructuring may take several months or years more, but the meeting is a key step that will be felt by companies in Asia, … Read more

Meet the Fashion World’s Favorite Juice Pusher

Tom Wright, dressed down for the day. Photo: Christian Rodriguez Over the past year, my Instagram feed has been inundated with photos of slim, eight-ounce, jewel-toned glass jars all stickered “Tom’s Juice.” The posts weren’t just coming from any people, but rather, cool people: stylists, skaters, artists, chefs — a regular who’s who of the … Read more

“It’s Very Simple: People Want to Wear Gaultier.” Meet the Brand’s New Creative Director Florence Tétier

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In addition to the ready-to-wear and limited edition collaborations, Gaultier will also offer six one-off marinières created by the couture atelier; and there’s a curation of marine-themed vintage, as well. Tétier isn’t interested in hierarchies. All of the pieces, she explains, will be “mixed together to recreate this very Gaultier universe, where everything is on … Read more

Meet the brand behind the ‘Empathy’ sweatshirt every celeb is wearing – Glossy

Meet the brand behind the 'Empathy' sweatshirt every celeb is wearing – Glossy

In 2016, Sam Abrahart, CEO and founder of The Mayfair Group, was struggling with depression and social media was not helping. It felt like, “everyone was on a yacht, living their best life in this alternate reality.” Frankly, this is a sentiment anyone who’s ever spent time on Instagram can relate to. It felt, she … Read more

Meet the Birmingham teen who founded his own vibrant clothing brand

Meet the Birmingham teen who founded his own vibrant clothing brand

Author Cecilia Wood – May 26, 2021May 26, 2021 Read Time 2 Minutes Make life colorful. Photo via Cecilia Wood for Bham Now Your personal style is an important way to express yourself, and J’Corion Johnson helps others do that with colorful pieces. The Ramsay High School student is part of the growing fashion industry … Read more

Meet the Scots fashion boss who helps designer brands serve Hollywood A-listers and royalty

Susie Palmer, director of The Brand Hanger, saw a gap in the market

IT could be a call from a luxury fashion brand to have one of their dresses shipped to Beyonce for an awards ceremony in the USA or to deliver an item for a mystery royal at Kensington Palace – fashion business executive Susie Palmer never knows what could be next. It is little more than … Read more

Meet Come Back As A Flower, The L.A. Brand Behind The Coolest Tie-Dye Pieces

Meet Come Back As A Flower, The L.A. Brand Behind The Coolest Tie-Dye Pieces

Before tie-dye took over our quarantine wardrobes, Esper, the Los Angeles-based designer behind Come Back As A Flower, was already building a cult and celebrity following for his own tie-dyed wares. And while most of us were attempting to DIY the print from home, Esper’s signature brand aesthetic came to fruition by accident. “I was … Read more

Meet the fashion brand that’s turning grain waste into clothing

RAFFAUF has been making ethically produced clothing for 30 years, staying ahead of the curve and conscious of the environmental issues affecting the world. Its newest collection proves that fashion can be sustainable and beautiful at the same time … and these products are made from something that’s usually thrown away. Continue reading below Our … Read more

‘We are changing the narrative’: meet the new faces of Australian fashion week | Australian fashion week

Australian fashion week was ready for a change in late 2019. Before a global pandemic irrevocably changed the fashion industry, live events and just about everything else, the week’s organisers had already announced a significant shift: the public would be able to buy tickets to what was previously a trade-only event. Last year’s shows did … Read more