Category Archives: Women’s Fashion

Smart jewelry bracelet Clara reserved for Mother’s Day!

North Vancouver, BC, CANADA, 2017-Apr-27 — /FASHION TALK/ — Special price Crystal Aurora AB 10 limited offer by May 10

  • The latest smart watches packed with sensors are great for gadget freaks … but what about the rest of us?
  • A local inventor realized the starting point was to design appealing jewelry and then add smarts
  • Ken feels that to appeal to a bigger audience of women, jewelry should evolve to become useful as well as decorative
  • Why shouldn’t your bracelet tell you when you’ve left your smartphone behind?
  • Wouldn’t it be convenient if your jewelry subtly notified you that your phone was ringing unheard somewhere deep in your purse?
  • His Swarovski designs have pioneered wearable tech for non-techies and find acceptance on both sides of
    the Pacific … in his native Japan and his home in North Vancouver

What is ClaraBracetie? 

  • Clara is the World’s only smart bracelet made with Swarovski crystals
  • Clara means “bright and shiny” in Latin
  • Bracetie describes how the bracelet ties to your phone

What is Clara’s Function? 

The bracelet can alert you with a flashing LED, beeping and/or vibration, providing you with the most commonly requested notifications:

  • when receiving an incoming call
  • when leaving your smartphone (or cellphone) behind

What does ClaraBracetie cost?

Basic color CAD142.99. Two-color combinations 169.99 and 217.00. Summer (silver frame) 217.00. Rosa (a faint fragrance of roses) 287.00. Setting 4 pricing depending on Swarovski’s rhinestone and application

Who is our customer?

  • Anyone who has a smartphone or feature phone
  • Anyone who wishes to purchase a unique smart gift for parent, friends, partner and others

About Smart Linkcomm Solutions Inc.
The company was incorporated in 2009 as a pioneer developing the retail market for “stylish tech”.

Contact-Details:
Smart Linkcomm Solutions Inc.
Ken Miyanabe
Street Address: 1501 Frederick Rd.
Mobile: 604-715-8303
Email: info-clara@bracetie.com
Homepage: http://clarabracetie.com

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Model at the age of 90 – Genia Galberstadt, a holocaust survivor and one of the first jewish ghetto uprising fighters, dreams of being a model at her 90th birthday

Tel Aviv, Israel, 2016-Dec-28 — /EPR Network/ — Genia Galberstadt (Born Gittel Drebsky) celebrated her 90th birthday on December 25th. Her biggest dream for this birthday was being a model, looking “pretty and young” for her birthday.

Ms. Galberstadt is a fighter in her body and soul. She has been part of the first jewish ghetto uprising in Lakhva in 1942 and was shot in her shoulder trying to escape the Nazis. Later on she found her sister and emigrated to Israel to start her own family. In the last years she faught cancer and won the fight while raising a family of 2 daughters, 3 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.

To make her birthday wish come true, the entire family came together with a team of stylist, make up artist and professional photographer and produced a fashion photoshooting day at Ms. Galberstadt home in Tel Aviv. The photoshoot featured items from H&M winter collection.

If you want to help make Genia’s dream come true feel free to publish the photos or contact Roy Cohen for interviews, high resolution photos and further information.

Contact-Details: Roy Cohen, +353-877979103, israeltimes@gmail.com

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EiVi – innovative period panties launched on Kickstarter

Chicago, IL, 2016-Oct-14 — /EPR Network/ — Women hygiene manufacturer “Genial Day” presented new invention EiVi – patent pending organic cotton panties with double crotch with pockets on the sides to hide pad wings.

EiVi
EiVi

Finally pads and panties were united for maximum comfort, health and fashion. It became a reality because of a small family business which worked in this field for many years.

„It has been a decade since our family started sanitary napkins business. Always our goal was the combination of health and comfort. That is why we use only the most advance materials in our pads: ventilated film, biodegradable superabsorbent polymer, air laid paper or ion strip. We are seriously concentrated to fight with pesticides, fungicides, toxic paints, chemicals equilibrate the pH, cellulose and chloro. We also are OEKO-TEX® 100 certified.” – says founder Vilmante Markeviciene.

Functionality and comfort depends on small details. The biggest secret of EiVi panties is a double crotch with pockets on the sides to hide Genial Day pad wings.

“We knew that we have amazing bullets to fight with toxins in women’s body. But the gun was missing. That is how EiVi was born – a line of organic cotton underwear collection designed to ease women’s periods. On top of that, cotton is finished with silver anions to protect body from bacteria, bad odor and allergies. So, health comes first.” – Vilmante says.

Woman can wear EiVi anywhere she wants even during her heaviest days; she doesn’t have to worry about anyone noticing her pad. Since underwear contains 8% elastane, it fits body perfectly in any situation. In addition, it always keeps its shape and style even after numerous laundry cycles.

EiVi comes live on Kickstarter with different styles and colors.

More information:

Kickstarter project: http://kck.st/2e9Ntej

Vilmante Manrkeviciene
Email: eivi@genialday.com

 

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Moonbasa and ITA to Bring U.S. Fashion Brands to China

Partnership Provides New e-Platforms for Brands Interested in Selling to China

Los Angeles, CA, 2016-Aug-09 — /Fashion-Talk/ — The International Trade Administration (ITA) has partnered with Moonbasa, a large China-based e-commerce company, to support a digital platform dedicated to U.S. brands interested in selling to the Chinese market. This will provide U.S. companies with an opportunity to open a web store on Moonbasa’s e-commerce platform, and also give them an opportunity to participate in a three-day online-to-off-line (o-to-o) experience at Moonbasa’s flagship digital store in Shanghai.

According to Kim-Bang Nguyen, Director, Export Promotion and Strategic Business Alliances for the Office of Textiles and Apparel (OTEXA) at ITA, “China is a difficult market to penetrate, especially for small- and medium-size businesses. We believe Moonbasa, an e-commerce platform with a dedicated ‘U.S. Brand Mall’ and full-service commerce solutions, is an effective way for these businesses to create a new channel of distribution in China.”

Moonbasa is a China-based fashion-only e-commerce platform with an all-inclusive turnkey service. It launched a ‘U.S. Brand Mall’ last year supporting more than 25 small-to medium-sized U.S. brands. Such brands currently on the platform include Ocean Current, Taylor and Sage, Janet Chung, Band of Gypsies, and Halo. An o-to-o operation, Moonbasa is slated to open 15 more brand stores this year.

Moonbasa will be exhibiting at WWDMAGIC in the Las Vegas Convention Center August 15-17 in booth 73500 Central Hall, and welcomes U.S. fashion brands to learn about this opportunity. Brands can also contact Barbara Graff, bgraff@moonbasausa.com or Kim-Bang Nguyen, kim-bang.nguyen@trade.gov
for additional information.

Contact-Details:
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Moonbasa/barbara graff,
2300 E. 11th st.,
p: 805-630-0585,
graff@moonbasausa.com,
www.us.moonbasa,com,
www.moonbasausa.com

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DESIGNER GIONNI STRACCIA LAUNCHES HIS FIRST FASHION COLLECTION

• SPRING 2017 COLLECTION inspired on flowers, romance and femininity
• A runway in support of WIZO Florida was the scenario for the catwalk

Miami, FL, 2016-May-16 — /EPR Network/ — Venezuelan designer Gionni Straccia (www.gstraccia.com), a well-recognized figure in the couture fashion world, debuted yesterday his first collection ever; the “Gionni Straccia Spring 2017 Collection”. The fashion show took place during the “Mother’s Day Sponsor-a-Child Luncheon and Bazaar”; a non-profit event organized by the ladies from the Women International Zionist Organization (WIZO Florida), in the ballroom of the Beth Torah, Benny Rok Campus, located in the city of Miami.

With an inspiration that blended romance and femininity, Gionni Straccia Spring 2017 set the stage for exclusive designs that revealed the richness of a flower – expressing the sweetness and tenderness that flow from it- but highlighting a touch of excitement for the subtle, elegant and tasteful woman.

More than 300 guests were entertained while fabulous models, that included one Miss Universe, showcased the new clothing collection dominated by the use of two Straccia’s favorites: crepes silk and laces. Also, Italian tulle and organza embellished exquisite dresses, most of them with artistic embroidered and hand-painted flowers. Keeping with the trending cape dress, the designer offered a complete collection of stunning short cocktail dresses, pants suits, and evening gowns, that came in white, black, red, pink, and navy colors. Responding to a woman’s dressing needs for the different occasions in her life, Straccia added to the collection an astonishing wedding dress that left attending crowd impressed by the beauty and elegance of this piece.

Known for elegance and made-to-measure inimitable styles among the most important beauty pageants, Straccia is starting a new stage in his successful career; most importantly, with the recent opening of his private atelier in the United States. The Italian-Venezuelan designer is excited with the accomplishment of his very first full collection, “I am really very happy with the outcome. I wanted to express women’s romanticism, femininity and their sweetness,” said Straccia,“and I tried to rescue a technique of hand-painted flowers, to be in tune with the latest fashion trends, but highlighting the indelible Gionni Straccia stamp”.

The WIZO Florida, “Sponsor-a-Child” event included a bazaar with an exclusive diverse group of exhibitors that showcased beautiful pieces in jewelry, decorative items, clothing and many other accessories. As part of its annual gathering, WIZO Florida honored one of its members with a ‘Mother of the Year’ award. This time the privilege went to Colombian native, Margie Szerer, for exemplifying a WIZO woman, dedicated to her family, committed to Israel and a true leader for WIZO Florida.

“We are very proud to have presented renowned designer Gionni Straccia’s spring 2017 Collection at our ‘Mother’s Day Sponsor a Child’ fundraising event” said Suzanne Berkovits Harper, Director of WIZO Florida. “This event has grown each year and has become an icon in our community and one of the premier Mother’s Day events in South Florida, honoring and remembering mothers while benefiting women and children in need in Israel.”

Recognized fashion executive, Beth Sobol, produced the event.

Contact-Details: Amarilis Zozaya/AZ Communications, Inc.
amazozaya@gmail.com
305-495-3215

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Gionni Straccia Fashion Show
Gionni Straccia Fashion Show

SecretCloset – new iOS App for fashion-twisted ladies

Must-have App already been noticed by many leading key opinion leaders in fashion, such as Kim Kardashian WestChique Le FriqueFeral Creature by Eugenie GreyBryan Boy and many more which allows users to buy & sell shoes, clothes and accessories from today’s leading luxury brands from other like-minded fashionistas in the same city.

New York City, NY, October 28, 2015 — /FASHION TALK/ — a 2-in-1 solution to every fashion-twisted lady’s problem: closet full of clothes with nothing to wear and nowhere to hang reality.

This must-have App that allows users to buy & sell various articles of clothing and accessories from the leading global and local luxury brands from like-minded people in the same locality (i.e. town or city).

These luxury brand items may have a previous owner or be entirely new. The condition of sold items is indicated by the seller on the SecretCloset App.

Prices for these luxury brand items are generally discounted, in order to provide product accessibility and affordability to fashion-oriented consumer. Nevertheless, prices for these luxury brand items can also be above market price depending on the item’s demand. Ultimately, prices can be negotiable between the seller and the buy.

Unlike many other Apps, SecretCloset does not take any commission fee or interest rate. With merely only a small subscription fee, users unlock all the important App features to become smart buyers and sellers.

SecretCloset App users can find another buyer or seller in their current or neighbouring city, set the meeting place and time convenient for both parties to complete the exchange transaction. Unlike in other e-commerce App services, SecretCloset seller has to approve the potential buyer’s profile before providing any contact details. If the seller likes the buyer, then both parties may enter negotiations and establish meeting time and place. Ultimately, the payment transaction is only between the two SecretCloset users: seller and buyer.

SecretCloset is an App that is entirely tailored to the needs and wants of the contemporary fashion-oriented global female market.

SecretCloset has already finalized several collaborative partnership agreements with prominent local & international key opinion leaders in the fashion & beauty industry such as digital brand influencers, fashion models & celebrities.

About

SecretCloset App was produced and developed by a multinational team of experts in digital marketing, global fashion industry and IT. Currently, SecretCloset has been introduced in North America, Europe, and the App will be soon launched in Asia. The App is now available in the following languages: English, German, French, Russian & Chinese (Simplified). The next App release will include Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Romanian, Japanese & Korean languages, as well as new features.

Media Inquires

Karl Javellana Nguyen
Global PR/Marketing Director

SecretCloset
+1-202-630-8830
Company Website: http://www.secretcloset.net/
Download App: https://appsto.re/us/JPXS7.i

SecretCloset - new iOS App for fashion-twisted ladies
SecretCloset – new iOS App for fashion-twisted ladies

FTL MODA ANNOUNCES ITS SELECTION OF DESIGNERS FOR THE UPCOMING SS2016 PRESENTATION AT NYFW

Fashion House Partners with the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation and Global Disability Inclusion for Groundbreaking Runway Shows

New York, NY, August 7, 2015 — /EPR NETWORK/ — FTL MODA has joined forces with the Christopher & Dana Reeve as a nonprofit partner for NYFW Spring/Summer 2016 (SS2016) for its presentation on September 13, 2015 at the historic Vanderbilt Hall at Grand Central Station. With a shared mission to push boundaries and challenge disability stereotypes on runways and beyond, the upcoming chapter of FTL MODA at NYFW promises to impact the global fashion scene.

In a groundbreaking event last February, FTL MODA’s finale show featured models from around the world living with disabilities, setting a critical precedent about inclusion and the importance of redefining fashion industry standards. By partnering with the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation and Global Disability Inclusion, FTL MODA will once again cast a diverse range of models, including models living with disabilities, as part of the lineup for the upcoming SS2016 catwalk.

“We are extremely proud and very excited about this alliance with the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, an esteemed nonprofit recognized for driving innovative research and improving the quality of life for those living with paralysis. We share their steadfast commitment to raising awareness for the paralysis community and together, we will break down barriers to achieve total inclusion for models living with disabilities across the most prestigious runways of the world. By challenging the stereotypes surrounding disability, we will truly create fashion free from confines,” said FTL MODA Producer Ilaria Niccolini. “We are also thrilled to confirm our partnership with Global Disability Inclusion, LLC. After our synergy for the February show in NY and fashion week in Milan, Italy we are pleased to have their participation in the September 2015 show” concluded Niccolini.

At the core of the fashion industry is a forward-thinking and ever-changing notion of beauty: a concept that should not only apply to the clothes, but to those who wear them.

For this SS 2016 presentation, FTL MODA will also proudly collaborate with renowned advocate, Madeline Stuart, the Australian teen model with Down Syndrome.

FTL MODA continues its tradition of showcasing outstanding and prestigious designers. The selection of designers for FTL MODA SS2016 includes Carmen Steffens (Brazil), Anna’s Loud (Italy), Wild (Germany), Archana Korchhar (India), Alexandra Frida (the Netherlands), and Hendrik Vermeulen (South Africa). The opening show will feature acclaimed South American brand Carmen Steffens, debuting at NYFW with world-class top models and special VIPs in attendance. The shows promise to be innovative and cutting-edge under the dramatic make-up direction of top international MUA Einat Dan and Valeria Orlando.

A two-day showroom activation will follow the FTL MODA runway presentation at the Fitzpatrick Manhattan, on September 16th and 17th, with highly renowned fashion blogger and ASVOFF Film Festival President Diane Pernet as the keynote speaker.

For more information, please visit: ftlmoda.com
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About FTL MODA
Founded in 2006 by Ilaria Niccolini Production, FTL Moda has been presenting runway shows internationally and has established itself within the Italian fashion community as a bridge for Proudly Made in Italy to showcase at an International level. FTL MODA has been recognized by the Italian government of the Region of Lombardy as the official platform to support Made in Italy in the world. After the third season with Mercedes Benz Fashion Week New York, the FTL MODA platform makes a step further as an official platform under the umbrella of the Council of Fashion Designers of America in one of the most prestigious venues in NYC.

About the Reeve Foundation
The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation is dedicated to curing spinal cord injury by funding innovative research and improving the quality of life for people living with paralysis through grants, information and advocacy. We meet all 20 of the Better Business Bureau’s standards for charity accountability and hold the BBB’s Charity Seal. For more information, please visit our website atwww.ChristopherReeve.org or call 800-225-0292.

About Global Disability Inclusion
Global Disability Inclusion, LLC is a boutique consulting firm providing disability inclusion strategies for global companies and U.S. Federal Contractors. Our work helps companies realize the business benefits of including people with disabilities in the workplace, the workforce and the marketplace. For more information visit our website at www.globaldisabilityinclusion.com, or contact us directly at info@globaldisabilityinclusion.com.
For more information:
Trish Hanson Trish@ftlmoda.com P+1.850.264.6224
For interviews, images and VIP handling please contact
Nicoletta Fuse’ at PressOfficeFTLMODA@ftlmoda.com P +1.786.232.8949

Press Europe
Katya Marletta, London katymarletta@hotmail.com

Global Disability Inclusion
Meg O’ Connell meg@globaldisabilityinclusion.com P+1 704 840-6174

#FTLMODA | #FashionFreeFromConfines | @ftlmoda | #MovingForward

Contact-Details: FTL MODA – Nicoletta Fuse’ PressOfficeFTLMODA@ftlmoda.com

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Fit By M™ Bringing Sexy Confidence To Your Work Outs

Los Angeles, CA, July 08, 2015 — /FASHION TALK/ — When you hear words like sexy fitness wear you may wonder how one can be sexy, working out, and comfortable in clothing at the gym. Celebrity stylist and designer Sarah Wallner has answered this question with her sexy women’s fitness apparel line Fit By M™. “The gym and work out training facilities have become America’s new social environment. In this environment females want to feel sexy, confident, and empowered” says Wallner. She was inspired to create Fit By M™ to support female confidence, performance, and physical fitness in the work out arena.

In a recent study 80 percent of Americans do not get enough daily exercise. “Fit By M™ was created as a tool in helping women feel better about their bodies while increasing daily activities” says Wallner. Some of Wallner’s biggest credits include magazine covers for Flex Magazine, Playboy Magazine, Fitness Rx Magazine, Oxygen Magazine and her designs and stylings have been seen on celebrities like Paris Hilton, Melanie Iglesias, Jessica Burciaga, Joanna Krupa, Shauna Sand-Lamas, Monica Brant, Kendra Wilkinson, Brooke Burke and many others.

Fit by M™ is already being accredited as the new trend in female fitness wear. The stretch flattering material and trendy colors are sure to be a national sensation making females all over the world feel better about being active. Wallner also believes fitness isn’t just for the “already” sexy. “I want this line to be available to women of different shapes and sizes.” Wallner herself went through a fitness transformation and wants to inspire girls who aren’t just a size four. “Feeling confident in my gym work out apparel made me motivated to work harder towards my own fitness goals”.

The Fit By M sexy women’s fitness line will be launched July 2015 at www.Musotica.com and www.FitByM.com

Contact-Details:
Sarah Wallner
SarahWallner.com

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THE NEW STAPLE ~ A COLLARED SHIRT REDESIGNED FOR WOMEN, FROM MY KIYA

MINNEAPOLIS, MN, September 04, 2014, MY KIYA is pleased to announce that their official Kickstarter campaign starts September 1st, 2014 and runs for 30 days through September 30th, 2014. MY KIYA set out to take the traditional collared shirt and make it into a real shirt for women.

MY KIYA’s mission is to give women better choices in professional clothing that add comfort, function and fit to her current wardrobe. Professional women need a better collared shirt than what is currently in the marketplace today as many of these shirts gape and bind.

MY KIYA is located in Minneapolis, MN and their goal is to keep the things that women love in a collared shirt: clean, crisp, professional looking, and fix the problems like being bulky, gaping, and binding. Their products give the look of a professional collared shirt, and combine the comfort and fit of a camisole, all in one! They can be worn under a sweater, cardigan or jacket. These products allow women to go to their closet and put together an outfit that is professional looking and comfortable to take them through their day.

Thank you for reading this release.

For more information, please visit:

1) Website – www.mykiya.com

2) My Kiya Facebook Page – https://www.facebook.com/pages/My-Kiya/114274362085436

3) Kickstarter Campaign – https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/88761532/the-new-staple-a-collared-shirt-redesigned-for-wom?ref=category

4) Pinterest Page – http://www.pinterest.com/jo2515/

Media Contact: K.Christensen, k.christensen@mykiya.com

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Fariba Soltani – Unique Designer Prints Now launched online with A/W 14 collection

LONDON, 2014-9-1 — /FASHION TALK/ — London based designer, Fariba Soltani this month launched online the name sake brand of Fariba-Soltani-logodesigner scarves with her first collection AW 2014 (The Atrisa Collection). The brand is a luxury line of bespoke prints inspired by elements of cultural heritage and beauties of nature. The brand stands for an unconventional approach to their design concepts and appreciation for unique and timeless elegance. The design language conveys a bold, original and experimental vision.

AW 2014 – The Atrisa is a study of the metamorphosis elements of fire. Flames, light and smoke come together to create a beautiful canvas in the air. The non re-occurring moments captured, and formed the basis of each scarf within the Atrisa collection letting one wear the frozen time beauty. The minimal and uncluttered but bold designs exude modernity and classic. The products made from finest quality materials and manufactured by some of the most eminent fashion garment producers in Italy.

The first collection caught the attention of Fenwick Bond street department store at the launch of the brand during in Jan 2014 and the entire collection has been purchased in.

Fariba Soltani has created timeless pieces that last beyond fashion seasons and compliment a woman’s distinct sense of styling to create the very bold statement.

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Note to editors:
1.For further information and photographs contact Fariba Soltani, 07787934095 or email info@faribasoltani.com
2.Fariba Soltani will be presenting her SS15 during Paris Fashion Week from 26th to 29th Sep.
3.Biography of Fariba Soltani: Fariba embraced textile design following her ambition of creating fusion between design discipline she was familiar with and her love of patterns and fashion. Her enthusiasm for the applied arts was inspired by a visionary self-taught mother who designed authentic patterns, turning her own creations into handmade Persian rugs. Having moved to UK from her Iran with an ambition to pursue a profession in the creative arts, Fariba attended design school in London and started her career with renowned architect Foster & Partners and design studio Fox Linton prior to establishing Fariba Soltani to develop a diverse range of design related projects.

the atrisa collection fariba soltani scarf
the atrisa collection fariba soltani scarf

Fariba Soltani

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Shanghai Tang celebrates its 20th anniversary as the global curator of Modern Chinese chic with series of collaborations with the visionary creative talents

A GARDEN OF VIBRANT DREAMS – Art Project by Shanghai Tang

SHANGHAI, 2014-8-22 — /FASHION TALK/ — Shanghai Tang celebrates its 20th anniversary as the global curator of Modern Chinese chic with a series of collaborations with the visionary creative talents. Inspired by the beauty of nature, this short film “A Garden of Vibrant Dreams” takes us on a mesmerizing journey through a series of six artworks by the talented Chinese artist Jacky Tsai. The video takes us on a continuous fall-through of captivating pop-art scenes that merge one into another to form a dream-like world. The mystic spiral made of round artworks imitate a hypnotic fall where one enters a world within a world (mise-en-abîme). Accompanied by original cinematic music that combines sounds of the East with a modern twist, it is a truly sensory experience that leaves the viewer with a sense of mystery.

THE PROJECT
“A Garden of Vibrant Dreams” by Shanghai Tang
Artwork by Chinese artist Jacky Tsai

The Jacky Tsai x Shanghai Tang collections are centered on six artworks; the Floral Play, Lotus Porcelain, Carved Dragon, Ginger Flower, Petrol Rainbow and Flying Tiger. In the video, these six artworks are smoothly blended together into one universe to form the garden of vibrant dreams. This magical dimension is filled with colorful energy, reflecting on the optimism of modern China.

The first scene Floral Play – an awaking of nature – captures attention with the opening gates of leaves, followed by acrobats and ballerinas dancing on tree branches, among a kaleidoscope of butterflies, forming a surreal universe embracing the vitality of life. The sudden splash of ink introduces the world of peaceful Lotus Porcelain inspired by Chinese porcelain. The leaves float quietly on a mirror-like river, while acrobats play energetically underneath on the stems. These contrasting actions form an unexpected sense of harmony. As if on wings, we are taken up into the mountains where Chinese motifs of wiggly tree branches and birds grow into a Carved Dragon on a glowing red sunset. We then dive into the radiant sunlight that unexpectedly leads us to the vibrant vegetal universe, the Ginger Flower universe. It takes us through a tunnel of birds, dragonflies, and koi fish coming together to form a picturesque portrait. A compelling spiral of paint swiftly takes the viewer to a colourful valley of Petrol Rainbow set in a landscape of an iceberg with dolphins and gold fish ending the journey by entering a Flying Tiger pop-art like circus. Chinese acrobats and Western performers are seen jumping and swinging up in the air to celebrate the Chinese New Year, on a festive background of Chinese lanterns and dancing lions.

The artworks of Jacky Tsai inspired a limited edition capsule collection of apparel and accessories for women and men. These include the traditional qipao dresses, box clutches, cashmere shawls, porcelain dining set, home products, iPad and iPhone cases, and even a skateboard.

Credits
Brand: Shanghai Tang
Title: A Garden of Vibrant Dreams
Artwork: Jacky Tsai
Motion design: 21-10 Agency (21-10.com)
Original Music & Sound Design: Charlie Nguyen Kim (cnkmusic.com)
Copywriting: Aleksandra Milewicz (Shanghai Tang)
Production: Sylvain Rocher (Shanghai Tang) & Pierre Blaise Dionet (Shanghai Tang)

A Garden of Vibrant Dreams by Shanghai Tang
A Garden of Vibrant Dreams by Shanghai Tang

THE COLLABORATION – JACKY TSAI X SHANGHAI TANG

Starting off the festivities, Shanghai Tang collaborates with the contemporary artist Jacky Tsai to create a series of original artworks. Inspired by the vibrant beauty of nature, the six art pieces are filled with colourful energy and reflect the optimism of modern China, in line with the core value of Shanghai Tang. Taking a fashionable twist, these artworks have also inspired a limited edition capsule collection ranging from luxurious qipao and box clutches to delicate tableware and cashmere shawls.

The collection and the artworks are representations of Tsai’s vision to create a unique marriage between traditional Eastern craftsmanship with contemporary Western pop art, as well as Shanghai Tang’s spirit of redefining traditional Chinese luxury with a modern twist.
Jacky Tsai x Shanghai Tang original artworks and the limited edition capsule collection debuted at the Shanghai Tang Mansion (1 Duddell Street) on 15th May at Shanghai Tang’s 20th Anniversary kick-off party in conjunction with Art Basel Hong Kong. The full collection was launched in-store and online starting 16th May, 2014.

ABOUT JACKY TSAI

Jacky Tsai
Jacky Tsai

Best known for his artistic creations bringing together the East and the West, Jacky Tsai was born in Shanghai in 1984 and moved to London after completing a BA at the China Academy of Art to study at Central St Martins College of Art and Design. He quickly made an impact in the fashion world with his iconic floral skull image made for Alexander McQueen.

Since graduating in 2008, Jacky has been fascinated with combining traditional Eastern craftsmanship and contemporary Western pop art aesthetic – a vision shared with Shanghai Tang in its pursuit of modern Chinese lifestyle and attitude.

Tsai’s commitment to revitalising Chinese artistic traditions is seen in the works produced for this Shanghai Tang collaboration where he utilises the traditional techniques of lacquer carving, silk embroidery and hand-painted porcelain.

His recent works include an exquisite large blue and white porcelain egg for the Faberge Big Egg Hunt in New York City, which was auctioned in Sotheby’s New York in April 2014.

ABOUT SHANGHAI TANG
Founded in Hong Kong in 1994, Shanghai Tang is a luxury fashion label that interprets Chinese heritage by bringing its richness, beauty and energy into the world. Owned by Richemont Group, Shanghai Tang combines Eastern aesthetics with relevant modernity, contemporary elegance and sophistication.

Through its womenswear, menswear, gifts and homeware collections, Shanghai Tang embraces curated Modern Chinese Chic by adding a unique touch of vibrancy, wit and creativity to everyday life.

With a worldwide presence, the company continues to expand in the world’s most cosmopolitan cities as well as online with a mission to offer affordable luxury with a gracious sense of service.

For more brand information and to shop online, please visit www.shanghaitang.com

Shanghai Tang
Shanghai Tang

OUR RETAIL NETWORK
Shanghai Tang supports an international network of 43 boutiques, including:
– The Shanghai Tang Mansion, the world’s largest lifestyle flagship – 1 Duddell Street, Central, in Hong Kong
– The Cathay Mansion in Shanghai, China. the largest flagship boutique in China – 868 Huaihai Zhong Road , Shanghai

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DESCRIPTIONS
Floral Play – The first scene – an awaking of nature – captures attention with the opening gates of leaves, followed by acrobats and ballerinas dancing on tree branches, among a kaleidoscope of butterflies, forming a surreal universe embracing the vitality of life.

Lotus Porcelain – A sudden splash of ink introduces peaceful lotus flowers inspired by Chinese porcelain. The leaves float quietly on a mirror-like river, while acrobats play energetically underneath on the stems. These contrasting actions form an unexpected sense of harmony.

Carved Dragon – Chinese motif makes a reference to a traditional Chinese painting. Animated, they resemble wiggly tree branches leading to an idyllic red sunset.

Ginger Flower – The signature scent of Shanghai Tang takes you through a tunnel of birds, dragonflies, and koi fish to come together in a picturesque portrait.

Petrol Rainbow – A compelling spiral of paint swiftly takes the viewer to a colourful valley, set in a landscape of an iceberg with dolphins and gold fish.

Flying Tiger – Enter a pop-art-like circus of Chinese acrobats and Western performers, jumping and swinging up in the air to celebrate the Chinese New Year on a festive background of Chinese lanterns and dancing lions.

PRESS CONTACT
For more information, please contact
Aleksandra MILEWICZ
Digital PR | Shanghai Tang
aleksandra.milewicz@shanghaitang.com
+852 2839 0833
25/F Guangdong Investment Tower,
148 Connaught Road Central, Hong Kong

Purchase Naeem Khan Dresses for Better than Half Price at BySymphony

A range of elegant evening dresses from Naeem Khan are now available for better than half price at the BySymphony online fashion store.

BySymphony is the Middle East’s gateway to the glamorous world of high fashion. The online store offers must-have exclusives by iconic labels and much more. Right now, online shoppers can purchase dresses by some of the hottest new designers from around the world, including Naeem Khan.

Naeem Khan’s runway shows are always among the most eagerly anticipated events of New York Fashion week and this year the designer did not disappoint. The Crystal Embellished Gown is a Greek-Goddess inspired dream of layered chiffon and elegant art deco details. Meanwhile the One Shoulder Ruched Bust Gown is another candy-coloured treat to add a sense of fun and daring to even the most formal of gatherings.

After all, Khan is no stranger to the red carpet and everybody from First Lady Michelle Obama and Beyonce to Sarah Jessica Parker and Queen Noor of Jordan has called upon Khan to help them to make a lasting impression.

The New York based designer hails from Mumbai, India but the best way to purchase Khan’s work in the GCC is via the brilliant BySymphony online store.

Launched in 2013, BySymphony is the online shopping portal of the renowned Symphony store. It is the first of its kind in the Middle East and serves not only as an e-retailer, but also a much loved fashion magazine for the area.

Discover BySymphony today and add a Naeem Khan original to your wardrobe or choose something from any of the hundreds of acclaimed designers available on site.

Curated BySymphony, especially for you.

Contact Details: Noora Al Sadek
Marketing Executive
noora@bysymphony.com
050 714 5136

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Say Good-Bye to Uncomfortable Spandex! – Featured Product

With a staggering 93% of women that own spandex griddles and garments, shapewear is the one product that women hate to love. But lucky for us, this problem is now fixed: the European made, shapewear line called Babalette.

Shapeware can be a total godsend. It helps smooth everything out and give you that extra bit of confidence to wear a satin skirt or a body-hugging dress. But sometimes, the folks who manufacture shapewear get a little carried away.

After all, who doesn’t remember when Octavia Spencer recounted how Melissa McCarthy had to take her Spanx off at an award show because they were so painful!

Babalette, Inc. is a revolutionizing shapewear line that solves all the problems of the existing shapewear brands in the market. It’s genius designs are comfortable and made with patented breathable materials that will allow you to wear them all day long. “Even at the office”, according to the testimonies of customers who have tried and love to Babalette.

What is more, its European designs go beyond shaping with a hugging comfort. The designs include seamless edges, attractive lace finishes, and even a butt lifting thong-effect.

Our personal favorite is Babalette’s Anti-Cellulite Collection, which is made of a patented fabric that contains tens of thousands of microcapsules with ingredients used to target cellulite like caffeine or anti-fatty acids.

So don’t throw the towel and give up on shapewear quite yet, and get a hold of Babalette’s sophisticated garments!

Contact Details: PO Box 237204
New York, NY 10023
1 888 983 9720
info@babalette.com

 

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Joeleen Torvick – Clean, Fresh, Versatile – Women’s Spring/Summer ’14 Collection

We are proud to announce that emerging designer Joeleen Torvick is launching her Spring/Summer 2014 collection as her first crowdfunding campaign with fashion crowdfunding site Luevo.com. Fashion enthusiasts can now support Joeleen Torvick and fund the production of her new line and be the first to exclusively pre-order her delicately sophisticated Spring/Summer 2014 collection.

The S/S ’14 Collection is a blend of bright sophistication with clean, fresh, and versatile silhouettes. Torvick offers pieces that by day exude bright sunshine, and at night create a dazzling spectacle. Other pieces have a classic silhouette with a contemporary twist, shown through different inserts, overlays, draping, and textures.

The inspiration behind the S/S ’14 Collection comes from the architectural structures and bright vibe of the Museo de las Ciencias Principe Felipe in Valencia, Spain, also known as the City of Arts and Science. There is a modern refinement that makes the pieces easy to wear for many occasions for the woman who is always on the go. The silhouettes exude a stylish elegance and allows women to showcase their individual style and confidence.

Crowdfunding on Luevo is a great opportunity for Joeleen. Torvick’s decision to work with Luevo has provided her the opportunity to freely create and design unique pieces of clothing while maintaining exclusivity. By supporting Torvick and her collections through Luevo, you are providing the opportunity to fund future collections and help promote the emerging designer into a designer with a prominent presence. You truly will be shaping the future of fashion.

ABOUT JOELEEN TORVICK
Joeleen Torvick is a Minnesota based fashion brand that creates feminine fashion for the chic woman. The styles are contemporary with delicate details. All products are Made in the USA, whether they are made in Minnesota or New Jersey, the products are of high quality fabrics and craftsmanship. Born and raised in Minnesota, Torvick from a young age fantasized about fashion and pursuing a future in designing clothes. Listening to and revisiting her childhood dream, Torvick took her fashion aspirations to the forefront, emerging as a promising designer in the industry.

ABOUT LUEVO
Luevo is a product-based crowdfunding platform for fashion designers. The Toronto-based company is revolutionizing the creation and consumption of fashion by empowering consumers to engage and support the production of new collections. Luevo helps designers get the funding they need based on guaranteed paid in advance pre-orders, while fashion consumers receive fashion fresh off the runway from up-and-coming independent fashion designers.

Sign up on Luevo and reserve the Torvick S/S ’14 Collection. Learn more about Torvick and her collection at: http://www.luevo.com/designers/19

For media inquiries, contact:
Joeleen Torvick, 763-662-2087, joeleen@joeleentorvick.com

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Work Wear Personalisation and Embroidery now available online at Capital Workwear

Capital Workwear are proud to offer personalisation and embroidery on a huge range of work wear clothing. This can now be ordered directly online, making the whole process quicker and easier for customers throughout the UK.

From T Shirts to Hi Vis, most products can be personalised with your brand logo, slogan or other imagery.

A choice of three logo positions are available for choice online, with customers being able to select from image placement on the left chest pocket, right chest pocket, or on the back of the clothing.

Additionally, printing is also available for hats and caps, ensuring your corporate work wear can be purchased and printed all from the same location.

The Additional Benefits of Work Wear Personalisation

Market research has proven that staff who are provided with their own branded clothing ensures stronger bonds and ties with the company, and a better sense of trust and pride.

It additionally provides encouragement for customers when presented with a situation where they are in direct conversation with a member of your staff.

To see a whole work force in company clothing inspires trust and a sense of teamwork, rather than seeing a varied choice of work clothing and apparent disarray.

Advertising is an additional benefit, with your work staff displaying company logos, telephone numbers and web addresses while in the office or out at a client meeting.

Whether your company involves office work or outdoor work, there is work clothing available online for any type of business.

Easy Online Ordering

The vast majority of products which are available to buy online at are available for work wear personalisation or embroidery – these products are marked with a “Personalisation Available” banner throughout the Capital Workwear website.

Customers can simply click on that banner to start a Personalisation request for their order.

A simple form is required to be submitted, asking the customer for simple details such as name and address, but also the embroidery information, with customers able to upload their imagery directly online.

Once submitted, Capital Workwear aim for a usual turnaround of between 7-10 days between placing the order and delivery of your customised work wear.

As with all clothing sold online, quality of the product and quality of the embroidery is second to none, with plenty of big brands as well as local businesses having previously used the service.

Free Delivery is offered on orders above £75 too, with delivery across the UK; so ideal for those looking to place an order in bulk for their entire work force.

If unsure about choice of logo, slogan, colours or image placement, Capital Workwear have staff available on the phone and via email to answer your questions and provide advice based on previous orders.

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Sea of Pearls LA Unveils New Women’s Sportswear Line – Redefining Basics with Modern Luxury

We are proud to announce a new women’s Knit line, Sea of Pearls LA.

Sea of Pearls LA is launching their first collection, a beautiful selection of anything-but-basics in solid colors and simple prints.

The clothing line features wardrobe staples, like tunics, tops and maxi dresses, all meticulously made to look good on almost any body shape. The pieces are made in luxurious knits, soft wovens and jerseys that are incredibly soft and retain their shape wear after wear.

The first Sea of Pearls LA mini-collection features soft tunics and tops in solid colors that can be mixed and matched with almost any separates, from jeans to maxi skirts.

Sea of Pearls will be launching a larger collection in the coming months, including knits tops and dresses.

The first collection will debut at the upcoming Los Angeles Fashion Market from January 12-15, 2014 at the New Mart, Suite #1108. Next, it’s onto Seattle for S.W.A.G Seattle, February 2-4, 2014, Booth # 4301. Sea of Pearls will also be exhibiting at Magic Market Week in Las Vegas from February 18-20, 2014.

To learn more about the new line, please visit their official website at http://www.seaofpearlsla.com/.
Social Media:
Twitter @seaofpearlsla
Instagram: seaofpearlsla
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/seaof.pearls.9
Tumblr: http://seaofpearlsla.tumblr.com

Contact Details: Tel: 626-279-1550
Contact: Geneveive Cruz
Email: info@seaofpearlsla.com
www.seaofpearlsla.com

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New site for 50s wedding dresses launched at 50sweddingdresses.com

50sweddingdress.com is established as we wish to provide brides top quality, fantastic retro style dresses at affordable prices. We mainly provide 50s vintage tea length wedding dresses, matching petticoats, head veils, bridesmaid dresses etc. Superior customer service will be provided during your consulting and purchasing process, whether you are an individual consumer looking for your perfect gown at an affordable price or a wholesaler looking for a reliable dress supplier to boost revenue.

Brief introduction about our 50s wedding dress collections:

A breathtaking tea length wedding dress selection for the discerning brides, our wedding dress collection is created from inspiration of traditional 50s clothing, which means our dresses combines modern popular elements & charming retro style feeling together. Our designers take great effort on details so as to make those dresses seem elegant and special, such as creating new artful neckline cut & seductive hemline, using gorgeous lace fabric to achieve noble effect, different colored sash are available for brides to choose according to their wedding party’s topic color. Wedding dresses could be made in both of standard size & custom made size so as to fit brides’ body in the most perfect way. As we know an elegant dress means everything on your biggest day.

Our elegant vintage dresses series with functions from evening wear to formal wear for cute bridesmaids to consider, simple & concise appearance will make girls looks decent on different occasions. Dresses will be provided in standard size.

Why should you trust us and buying from us?

1)       Our Dress Quality & Craftsmanship: Trained and highly skilled consultants, experienced cutters, professional seamstresses are dedicated to make every vintage wedding gown elegant and artful. Our delicate workmanship can be seen from each gown we sell.

2)       Our service: Professional and sweet service will accompany customers during the whole consulting and shopping process. Custom measurement, rush and super rush orders, plus size gowns, mix and match different top and bottoms on selected styles are workable. Our friendly and patient consultants will always answer your questions timely.

3)       Our Value: We are founded on the belief that each bride deserve to own a gorgeous wedding gown. Your smile and satisfaction is the best feedback for our team’s work.

We are proud to make your dream wedding gown on your biggest day. No matter who you are, no matter where you are, creating an elegant vintage wedding gown which could be part of your unforgettable memory is our dream as well. Please view site:http://www.50sweddingdresses.com/

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Online Fashion Retailer Gains Success Through Social Media

A growing UK based fashion company offering the latest styles and classic pieces in women’s clothing; WearAll provides access to the newest trends with exceptional value for money. They source their clothing directly from the manufacturer, both in the UK and further afield, allowing big savings to be passed on to the customer. Proud of their efficient service and quality customer care policies, WearAll are quickly becoming a popular name for making the newest catwalk styles and cutting edge design available to everyone, especially those wanting to look good on a budget.

With a strong presence on social media sites, WearAll are steadily creating a loyal network of fans promoting their business by recommending them to friends and family. Word of mouth has always been the best way to build a reputation: WearAll are using this to great success, as their items and service standards speak for themselves. In a very competitive industry, interaction with clients is essential to maintain repeat custom and to drive sales. Particularly on Twitter, where their network is growing on a daily basis and is approaching 1000 followers, the quick and free advertising provided by customers ‘tweeting’ or ‘retweeting’ images and positive reviews spreads the word about WearAll to an ever increasing number of people. In addition to this, regular promotional discount codes offered to those who are fans of the site on Twitter or Facebook and a series of prize draw giveaways continue to keep the name at the top of the list for the latest fashion choices. WearAll are also one of a growing number of new businesses using Pinterest, an online collage and pinboard website fantastic for collating ideas and inspiration, to spread imagery of their products and build excitement surrounding their activities.

On top of all this, they are also one of a small network of UK clothing companies offering the same styles of fashion conscious clothing in a wide range of sizes. WearAll is starting to come to the attention of plus size fashion bloggers, who applaud its variety and size diversity without compromising on style. Too many plus size retailers are criticised for abandoning trends, whereas WearAll have a wide selection clothing in a range of sizes which will appeal to the younger and more fashionable plus sized woman, as well as those less concerned with what is on-trend and simply searching for attractive clothing which is to their personal tastes.

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Create Three Looks from One Piece with the Original Top Tunic Dress from Roland Mouret

The best fashion is versatile, so if you are looking for a piece that can be worn in various different styles, creating many looks that are ideal to be worn from daytime though to the evening, then Roland Mouret might just have the answer.

A Roland Mouret Original, the TTD (Top, Tunic, Dress) can, as the name suggests, be worn in three different ways. In the daytime, you can choose to wear it as a top with some flattering trousers or a skirt, or perhaps you could team it with some leggings to create the tunic fit. When the evening rolls in, why not wear the Top Tunic Dress on its own for a statement dress.

With its sleeveless cut, twisted neck panel, fitted body and metallic zip fastening at the rear, the Top Tunic Dress flatters your shape, however you choose to wear it.

The SOL TTD is available from Roland Mouret in four different shades (fern green, white, black, red) so you are sure to find the perfect shade to co-ordinate with the rest of your Spring/Summer wardrobe.

His unconventional approach to fashion design, preferring to shape his fabrics directly onto the models rather than working from sketches, has seen Roland Mouret establish a reputation as one of the modern masters of structure and aesthetics. The now famous Galaxy dress, a firm favourite of Victoria Beckham and other A List celebrities, was widely proclaimed amongst fashion critics as the Dress of the Season in 2005.

To view the full collection of Top Tunic Dress pieces, as well as other highlights from theSpring/Summer ’13 collection, be sure to visit the Roland Mouret website atwww.rolandmouret.com.

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MyBeautifulDressing.com Announces The Launch Of Interactive Video Fashion Sales

MyBeautifulDressing today announced the launch of a new way of buying designer clothing online. While most websites only offer the equivalent of paper brochures transferred to the web, you can now choose items of clothing and shop for them directly using interactive videos – either live or after fashion shows.

The first e-commerce website to offer this technology, MyBD enables you to watch a fashion show just for you, giving you the possibility of experiencing something truly unique and immersive, browsing around the fashion show (you can focus on a particular model, have them re-show the clothes on the catwalk when you want, and place orders without having to wait for the official unveiling of the clothes in stores seven months later).

For this launch, MyBeautifulDressing is working with JC de Castelbajac and broadcast the Foxy Lady collection fashion show live on its website on 5 March – a collection available for pre-orders the following day on the website.

MyBD has already negotiated a number of other collaborations for live shows and pre-orders following shows with major names for the upcoming Fashion Week.

MyBeautifulDressing currently offers its customers “Watch, Click and Buy” sales for its Autumn/Winter 2014 collections from

•  Vivienne Westwood
•  Thierry Mugler
•  Jean-Charles de Castelbajac
•  Alexis Mabille
•  EDUN
•  Francesco Scognamiglio
•  Richard Nicoll
•  Veronique Branquinho
•  Marios Schwab
•  House of Holland
•  Vera Wang
•  Tibi
•  Justicia Ruano

Most of these collections will be available for pre-ordering on the website from 20 March 2013.

During Fashion Week, MyBD is working alongside international blogger Chiara Ferragni, The Blonde Salad in a video showing off her MyBeautifulDressing experience: “Shop like you were there!”

Watch the video at  http://www.mybeautifuldressing.com/content/66-chiara-ferragni- and read about her experience at  http://www.theblondesalad.com/2013/03/my-beautiful-dressing-exciting-experience.html

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