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Premium German Brand HALLHUBER Hones in on Time-to-Value with Centric PLM™

The home of unique ready-to-wear items, shoes and accessories for fashion-loving women in Germany has chosen Centric Software as a long-term PLM partner to eliminate non-value added tasks, prioritize more strategic product-related activities and transform operational efficiency, ensuring beautiful products arrive to market quickly and efficiently. Centric Software® provides the most innovative enterprise solutions to fashion, retail, footwear, outdoor, luxury, consumer goods and home décor companies to achieve strategic and operational digital transformation goals.

HALLHUBER GmbH was founded in Munich in 1977. At the time, the concept of young, trend-conscious brands was still scarce. Today, HALLHUBER is one of the most important vertical fashion brands for self-confident and sophisticated women in Germany, with an internationally connected design team producing up to 26 new collections every year. HALLHUBER sells its range in over 380 stores and sales areas in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, the Benelux countries, Poland, Great Britain, and Ireland as well as its own online platforms in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and France. The company has consistently pursued its market position in the “Bridge-to-Premium” category over the past 40 years.

With a new collection every two weeks at HALLHUBER, the margin for production error is small in a retail world where there is a growing consumer demand to be on-trend and on-time. Felix Gross, Head of Project Management says an outdated PDM solution was creating internal inefficiencies and hindering the ability to make the strategic decisions required for fast-paced collections.

“We were mainly using spreadsheets, email and a very old-fashioned PDM. None of these systems spoke to each other, so there was a growing need to reevaluate and streamline our design processes in order to save time and minimize mistakes. We wanted to reduce the number of tools we were working with to just one. That’s where Centric stepped in.”

By incorporating information from previous collections, Centric PLM saves teams hours usually spent searching for crucial data. Increased visibility and efficiency at every stage of product development maximizes time to value, ensuring quantities and quality are on track to meet promised delivery and fulfillment commitments.

Commenting on Centric’s position as Fashion PLM market leader, Felix Gross says, “The single most important metric for us is time to value, ensuring that our teams spend more time on using their talents so we can explore new ideas and expand into new categories, while making smarter, more strategic product decisions. It’s transformational for us to build this partnership. Centric is constantly developing new product features and effective growth strategies we can benefit from.”

“We are very excited that HALLHUBER has chosen to partner with Centric,” says Chris Groves, President and CEO of Centric Software. “We look forward to supporting their progress, designing and delivering beautiful products for an increasingly dynamic and competitive female fashion industry.”

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HALLHUBER (http://www.hallhuber.com)
HALLHUBER GmbH was founded in Munich in 1977 and is now one of the most important vertical fashion brands in Germany. HALLHUBER offers a unique selection of ready-to-wear items, accessories, bags and shoes to create individual looks. The design team is internationally connected and, with great attention to detail, designs up to 25 collections that are always in tune with the current mood.

Environmentally conscious action and the continuous expansion of sustainable paths is part of the company philosophy. HALLHUBER works every day to have the products sourced and manufactured responsibly. 50 percent of the goods are already produced in Europe. The company commits its suppliers to production under ethically and ecologically correct conditions, relies on a reliable, globally established supplier network and, thanks to the vertical business model, can guarantee fast and smooth processes.

HALLHUBER sells its range in approximately 380 retail spaces (as of January 1st, 2020) in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Benelux, Poland, Great Britain and Ireland as well as on hallhuber.com in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and France. In the financial year 2018/19 (01/11/18-31/10/19), sales were 197.5 million euros. Managing directors are Rouven Angermann and Torsten Eisenkolb.

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Pop Singer Katie Belle Releases Her Latest Single ‘Love Someone’

Katie Belle, an American singer and songwriter has released her latest studio effort, ‘Love Someone’ this past Friday. The new single from the Atlanta, GA based singer is now on Spotify and all digital music platforms. 

“I am happy to announce that my latest single ‘Love Someone’ has been released,” says Katie Belle. My fans were ready for my first release of 2020! You can listen to my romantic track, on Spotify,  Apple Music, Youtube Topic right now! We have already shot the music video and plan to release this in the next couple of weeks.”

‘Love Someone’ is about being in a relationship where everything starts off magical. As the first specks of doubt appear, a couple ponders whether they should continue or break up. In a real relationship where couples hit such obstacles; sometimes they do break up. When it becomes obvious that being apart doesn’t feel right, they end up back together! This is real life and that’s what ‘Love Someone’ expresses with tender vocals floating over the music compostion. 

Music Link:

https://open.spotify.com/track/2zAdQrq9tcZk58I5vCNJIc?si=-QfE-0YdQtGuUWeG8sK_kQ 

https://soundcloud.com/iamkatiebelle/love-someone-by-katie-belle

Katie music has been influenced by her hometown and the music she heard as she was growing up.  She will tell you she is “a city girl with a country heart.” Music is always playing at her house. Her playlists include classic rock, country, jazz and adult contemporary music. Her growing popularity is often attributed by her fans to her raspy, sultry, clear, and energetic vocals. 

Katie has developed strong songwriting skills over her seven years in the industry. She originally started off in Country music. As her artist development and songwriting evolved Katie’s newer music has taken on a contemporary pop sound. Her single ‘Out Tonight’, released May 2019 is an electro-pop anthem with a melody and mood of pure summer essence. It received some amazing reviews from her fans and music lovers. The song has remained rock steady in ratings with streams exceeding 680k.

Katie has other popular releases from 2018-19 which include American Wild, Promises,  WAS, Down For You, and a handful of cover songs. All of these titles can be found on all digital streaming services. 

Interacting with her steady fan-base on social pages (Instagram/Facebook/Twitter are her favorites ) she posts funny and interesting aspects of her life including the things she does with her music! The multifaceted artist is also a model and has been featured on leading fashion runways and lifestyle magazines. She has landed some acting gigs as well. Last fall she traveled to LA to shoot a commercial for the wildly popular pizza chain, “Ameci’s”.  Katie is an avid traveler and shares her travel adventures with her fans through her blogs. You also may remember Katie and her “Gold Ticket” audition for American Idol’s Hollywood week when Luke Bryan literally fall out of his chair onto the floor with her rendition of “Golden Slumbers”. She got her gold ticket!!!

Fans can listen to Katie Belle’s ‘Love Someone’ on Spotify, Apple Music, and other digital channels online. Music lovers who love her style can click on her official website http://www.officialkatiebelle.com for photos, merchandise and social links.

‘Love Someone’ released just a week ago has already attracted positive reviews; here are a couple of them: 

“With the release of her new single titled “Love Someone”, Belle is back at it again with another hit track. Music fans of the genre are sure to love this song and is one that will surely be added to playlists for listeners to repeat the track over and over again. It is highly recommended for music lovers to give Katie Belle a listen with not only her new single, “Love Someone”, but also to give attention to her past work with other fantastic songs.” - Branden Leavell, Flyah Music Magazine. 

“The latest track is titled “Love Someone,” and it stands out as one of Katie’s most earnest and appealing songs to date. This song has a very special attitude, combining genres as diverse as pop and R&B. The resulting sound is personal and direct, but also incredibly powerful and appealing, reaching out to a broader audience.”  - ArtistRack

To know more about Katie Belle, please visit:

https://instagram.com/officialkatiebelle?igshid=1f70io6w6791f

https://www.facebook.com/katiebelleofficial/

https://twitter.com/KatieBelleGA

Posted in: Arts & Entertainment,Celebrity,Fashion & Beauty

Americana in Wonderland, Americana Manhasset's Spring 2020 Campaign

Photographed, produced and styled by Laspata DeCaro, Americana Manhasset's Spring 2020 campaign was shot at various locations in and around Los Angeles. Inspired by the whimsy and fantasy of "Alice In Wonderland," the setting is one of enchanted gardens and resplendent topiaries. Oversized mushrooms, blooming flowers and striking props appear in vivid, psychedelic colors alongside the season’s best looks. A quote from Dr. Seuss opens the campaign and sets the tone: “Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.”

In conjunction with the still images, Americana Manhasset has debuted a short film also entitled “Americana in Wonderland” starring He Cong and Kit Butler. Produced using stop motion animation, the piece is a wildly fun and fantastical romp through Americana’s version of Wonderland, complete with a Cheshire cat and a magical tea party.

Americana’s Spring Book is direct-mailed to 100,000 targeted households. The images and video are being featured in various print and digital media, including The New York Times and nyt.com. They are also being shown prominently throughout the season on americanamanhasset.com and on Americana’s social media channels.

“'Alice in Wonderland' was our inspiration, but the overarching idea behind this campaign is that fashion is a flight of fancy, a means of expression that can transcend reality,” said Charles DeCaro. “The collections this season have a real sense of charm, with each designer approaching that idea differently, whether it be through the use of bright color or fun prints or unexpected details and shapes. As always, while we had a clear editorial voice and a strong vision for this campaign, the fashion and the designers’ messages remain the focus. We shoot an appropriate image for each brand, from Chanel, Gucci and Celine, to Rag & Bone, Theory and Zimmermann, with each photograph also working as part of the whole.”

Americana Manhasset is a premier collection of over 60 fine shops, including Hermès, Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Cartier, Ermenegildo Zegna, Van Cleef & Arpels, Bottega Veneta, Hirshleifers, Ralph Lauren, London Jewelers and more, all within a unique outdoor environment designed by renowned architect Peter Marino and landscape designer Oehme van Sweden. Americana Manhasset offers a complimentary Personal Shopping Service, a remarkable luxury fashion and gift resource. Located on Long Island’s beautiful North Shore, Americana Manhasset is 20 miles from Manhattan and 50 miles from the Hamptons.

For more information please visit americanamanhasset.com. Follow Americana Manhasset on Instagram and Twitter, subscribe to our YouTube channel, and like our Facebook page!

Posted in: Fashion & Beauty,Lifestyle,Professional Services,Shopping & Deal,World

Celebrate Free Shipping day with SmartBuyGlasses Offers

Just a few days left on the calendar before Christmas Eve and I bet you still haven’t finished shopping all your holiday gift list, or even started yet! For those of us who always leave our shopping to the last minute, this Saturday 14th is Free Shipping Day! On this day all orders are shipped for free, no restrictions or minimum purchase required. To make it even better shops offer special discounts on selected products. 

This year, SmartBuyGlasses is one of the companies taking part in free shipping day, offering 50% off on selected eyeglasses and sunglasses from top designer brands like Ray-Ban, Gucci, Oakley, Nike and many more.

Don’t miss the chance to get the perfect gift for Christmas, whether if it is for someone special or just an occasion to treat yourself. For this holiday season, a nice pair of frames is the perfect accessory anybody would like to add to their closet. Some shiny eyewear to complement the festive outfit, a new pair of goggles for skiing, trendy sunglasses for the next summer vacation. Find the best eyewear options at SmartBuyGlasses.com and get all orders shipped for free on Free Shipping Day!

 

About SmartBuyGlasses

SmartBuyGlasses Optical Group is the world’s leading designer glasses e-commerce company. With operations across Asia Pacific, Europe, and the Americas, the portfolio of domain properties are market leaders in over 20 countries, including SmartBuyGlasses.com in the US and VisionDirect.com.au in Australia.

Posted in: Fashion & Beauty,Lifestyle,Living,Shopping & Deal,Travel

USA Audiences Love James Pratt

Australian Auctioneer Of The Year and Television Personality, James Pratt was a big hit with USA audiences when he recently appeared on the popular Texas podcast, Opinions and Beer.

During the podcast Pratt spoke on his success in auctioneering and acting and in particular his new upcoming film Malibu Crush, which he says is a passion project for him. "It’s crucial for people to make the most of what you have now and not procrastinate waiting for the perfect time. Something he says has helped with his auctioneering and acting success.

Pratt describes Malibu Crush as a throwback to the 80s and 90s comedies such as National Lampoons Vacation with Chevy Chase. In the film, Michael and Duey are two best friends from Pasadena on a hopeless quest to find a long-lost love now living in Sydney Australia. “You miss 100 percent of the shots you don’t take, he said when asked why he was making the film now.

During the podcast Pratt also spoke on the benefits of being Australian overseas and how you can get away with a lot more being Australian, especially if you get into some trouble. When told by host of Opinions and Beer, Adam Lee Morgan that he was only the second Australian to appear on the Texas-based show, Pratt joked, I think there is a gap sometimes when you say you’re from Australia and in another country, he said laughing, despite the fact we have 70 story skyscrapers and very modern tech cities, people overseas often think we ride Kangaroo’s to the airport and wrestle crocodiles, when they ask me about this, I tell them, "yes, I do, in return, you feed the Kangaroo for taking you to the airport.

Adam joked it’s similar being from Texas sometimes when I mention I'm from Texas people still feel it’s cowboys, beer and guns and this lawless place. 

Later on in the show Lee, Morgan commented on James being multi-talented, including winning ,The 2019 Australian Auctioneer Of The Year Award, he said  "In the US auctions for Real Estate is not such a common form of selling however you must be good because you got the attention of everyone here especially celebrities.  Pratt commented I'm very thankful for being able to hustle in different industries and keep on learning,

To listen to the full interview with James Pratt visit 

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/james-pratt-interview-black-cat-baltic-porter/id1439934301?i=1000454435006

?https://opinionsandbeer.podbean.com/e/james-pratt-black-cat-baltic-porter/

 

Posted in: Arts & Entertainment,Australia,Celebrity,Fashion & Beauty,U.S

Vision Direct Offers Huge Discounts for Black Friday & Cyber Monday 2019

Australia, November 20, 2019 — Only a few days left before the biggest sale of the year and Vision Direct is offering huge discounts on designer eyewear this Black Friday. Save up to 70% on selected frames and get 12% off site-wide on all eyewear products. The offer continues all weekend into Cyber Monday with additional offers the following week, such as 50% off on mirrored lenses and blue block lenses, to name just a few.

Save the date(s) from November 29th until December 6th to find fantastic deals on more than 200 designer brands, including Ray-Ban, Oakley, Versace, LMNT, Tom Ford, Gucci and many more.  

Vision Direct’s Black Friday and Cyber Monday sale include these amazing discounts:

  • Up to 70% off on selected designer eyewear.
  • Save 12% site-wide on all eyewear products (not including contact lenses) with the code: BF12OFFC
  • 50% off on Blue Block Lenses, Polarized Lenses and Mirrored Lenses with the following codes: BLUEBLOCK50C, POLARIZED50C and MIRRORED50C 
  • 20% off on Arise HD Summit Lenses with the code: ARISEHD20C
  • 10% off on all our ski goggles with the code: SKIGOGGLES10C

Find out more about the best eyewear products and deals at Vision Direct this Black Friday and Cyber Monday!

All orders come with additional:

  • Free shipping
  • Free returns within 100 days
  • No minimum order value
  • Exclusive 24-month warranty

Don’t waste time standing in line. Vision Direct takes your online shopping experience to another level with the latest eyewear technology : 

  • With the 3D Virtual Try-On, you can try on your eyewear before buying it.  
  • Not sure what your prescription is? No problem! Vision Direct’s cutting edge Lens Scanner App - the first of its kind available in Australia - allows users who already have prescription eyeglasses to extract their prescription directly from their phone, anywhere and anytime. 

Whether you are buying the perfect Christmas gift, or simply treating yourself to some stylish new frames for the new year, with Vision Direct’s Black Friday and Cyber Week Deals, you are sure to find the perfect pair for you! 

Posted in: Arts & Entertainment,Australia,Celebrity,Family & Parenting,Fashion & Beauty

3DM Lifestyle makes Affordable Luxury Dress Shoes for Men

                                                                           

 

It’s a lucky time for discerning men’s footwear fans. 3DM Lifestyle, one of the hottest new brands for men’s dress shoes and boots, is offering a can’t-miss event this Black Friday. For a limited time, 3DM Lifestyle is offering a factory price sale on all models to help upgrade men’s outfits just in time for the holidays. There’s never been a better time to get your feet in the best shoe styles of the season. You’ll want to act quickly before this deal on fine leather footwear runs away.

Dhruv Bhalla established 3DM Lifestyle in 2013, fed up with no good solutions for a gentleman seeking fashionable footwear in a reasonable price range. Founded on the principles of meticulous craftsmanship in men’s footwear, 3DM Lifestyle makes high-quality dress shoes in small batches at their factory in India. This removes excess inventory costs, keeping the price low and minimizing any waste. Make no mistake, even at these low prices the shoes look and feel fantastic. 3DM Lifestyle continues to dream up classic shoe models that never go out of style plus more unique versions with design flourishes always in line with the most up-to-date trends. 

Until now, similar types of men’s shoes cost close to 0 simply because of the luxury brand names. 3DM is changing the game with its direct-to-consumer model -- slashing normal retail markups to offer luxury quality dress shoes starting at just 0. 3DM Lifestyle cuts no corners whatsoever to construct its premier footwear. Skilled artisans construct each extraordinary model with only the finest full-grain leather. Every pair has a sumptuous, full-leather lining and is hand-painted and finished with the utmost care. Argentinian leather soles provide the comfort and durability you deserve.

3DM Lifestyle sets itself apart with a curated collection of men’s dress shoes you’ll actually want to wear and the variety to cover you for every occasion. The brand pushes the fashion envelope by providing truly elegant models and not just the same boring looks like the other guys. Also, these shoes are not fast fashion. Each pair of 3DM shoes is created using Blake construction -- the Italian production method resulting in the most lightweight, flexible, and comfortable leather soles. Now you can walk alongside the most sophisticated men in the world, drawing envy to 3DM’s exceptional workmanship and styling. 

Jump online now to pick up a pair or two before it’s too late! https://3dmlifestyle.com/

You can also check our Instagram profile

https://www.instagram.com/3dmlifestyleshoes/?hl=en

Posted in: Fashion & Beauty,Lifestyle,Shopping & Deal,U.S

SmartBuyGlasses Offers Huge Discounts for Black Friday & Cyber Monday 2019

Only a few days left before the biggest sale of the year and SmartBuyGlasses is offering huge discounts on designer eyewear this Black Friday! Save up to 70% on selected frames and get a 12% sitewide discount on all eyewear products. The offer continues all weekend into Cyber Monday with additional discounts during the following week, such as 50% off on blue light blocking lenses and 50% off on mirrored lenses, to name a few. 

So save the date from the 29th of November until December 6th to find fantastic deals on more than 200 designer brands like Ray-Ban, Oakley, Versace, LMNT, Tom Ford, Gucci, and many more.  

SmartBuyGlasses Black Friday and Cyber Week sale includes these amazing discounts:

  • Up to 70% off on selected designer eyewear.
  •  Save more with 12% off sitewide on all eyewear products (contact lenses not included) with the code: BF12OFFC
  • Get 40% off on your prescription lenses with the code: BF40OFFC
  • 50% off on Blue Block Lenses, Polarized Lenses and Mirrored Lenses with the following codes: BLUEBLOCK50C, POLARIZED50C and MIRRORED50C
  • 20% 0ff on Arise HD Summit Prescription Lenses with the code: ARISEHD20C
  • Get 20% off on progressive lenses with the code: PROGRESSIVE20C
  • 10% off on all our ski goggles with the code: SKIGOGGLES10C

Get the best deals on designer eyewear products at SmartBuyGlasses this Black Friday and Cyber Monday!

Don’t waste time standing in line. SmartBuyGlasses takes your online shopping experience to another level with the latest eyewear technology : 

  • With the 3D Virtual Try-On, you can try on your eyewear before buying it.  
  • Not sure what your prescription is? No problem! SmartBuyGlasses’ cutting edge Lens Scanner App allows users who already have prescription eyeglasses to extract their prescription directly from their phone, anywhere and anytime. 

Whether you are buying the perfect Christmas gift, or simply treating yourself to some stylish new frames for the new year, with SmartBuyGlasses’ Black Friday and Cyber Week Deals, you are sure to find the perfect pair for you! 

 

About SmartBuyGlasses

SmartBuyGlasses Optical Group is the world’s leading designer glasses e-commerce company. With operations across Asia Pacific, Europe, and the Americas, our portfolio of domain properties are market leaders in over 20 countries, including SmartBuyGlasses.com in the US and VisionDirect.com.au in Australia.

Posted in: Fashion & Beauty,Finance,Lifestyle,Shopping & Deal,U.S

“Naomi Sarna: Stone in Motion” Debuts Carved Gemstone Jewelry at Wilensky During New York Jewelry Week

In anticipation of New York Jewelry Week, Wilensky brings the marvel of sinuous gemstones to Chelsea. Evocative and ethereal, Naomi Sarna debuts original works at the gallery from November 20th-December 20th, 2019. The award-winning designer will showcase hand carved jewels, inspired by the drapery of fabric and flow of water—a homage to motion in precious gem material. Sculptural and wearable, Sarna’s work complements Wilensky, where breathtaking aesthetic meets exquisite minerals.

“Naomi Sarna is not a stone carver. She is a poet, crafting stories with deep literature through stone. Each piece possesses its own spellbinding personality. I fell in love with a jadeite bracelet I tried on. It felt as if this amulet had chosen me, and not the other way around. There is truly something magical about the Naomi Sarna collection,” says Troy Wilensky, Managing Director, Wilensky.

During “Naomi Sarna: Stone in Motion,” the emotive power of colored gemstones is unleashed. Viewers follow meticulous curves throughout the cases, enraptured by each complex carving. Sarna’s citrine and pink sapphire “Solar Flare” ring evokes the vibrancy of the sun, conjuring the fiery red of flares erupting on the surface. Her amethyst and diamond cocktail ring is reminiscent of rippling water, calming and fluid. Both bespoke cocktail rings sit along the hand’s natural shape, with Sarna’s signature comfort fit. “Feather,” a 91.64. ct. unheated, carved, winged aquamarine brooch is masterfully crafted, creating an intricate play of light and color throughout the gemstone…a jeweled tour de force.

With twenty-three American Gem Trade Association Spectrum Award wins, and pieces in the Smithsonian’s National Gem Collection, Naomi Sarna is internationally renowned for her carving, setting, and design. Her journey involves impassioned activism for the Maasai of Tanzania, promoting female entrepreneurship, and giving back proceeds from select pieces to support eye health in the local mining community.

Sarna says of her exhibition at Wilensky, “I see my jewels as a transition from their natural origins as crystals from the earth, to their completed journey for the person who wears them. My hands compose their story. The fortunate wearer treasures both their existence, and their story in the same way Wilensky mineral origins are treasured. To see them in that context is a reunion of spirit, art, and nature.”

Exclusively featuring original hand-carved pieces in the contemporary gallery space, “Naomi Sarna: Stone in Motion” will run from November 20th-December 20th, 2019, Monday through Saturday, from 11:00 AM-6:00 PM at Wilensky, 173 10th Avenue, New York, NY, 10011.

On November 20th, from 6:00 PM- 8:00 PM, an opening reception will be held at the gallery, in partnership with the Women’s Jewelry Association New York Metro Chapter, and New York City Jewelry Week (NYCJW). For questions regarding exquisite minerals or sales, contact Wilensky directly at info@wilenskyminerals.com, call 646-822-0837, or visit http://www.wilenskyminerals.com. For information regarding Naomi Sarna, contact info@naomisarna.com or visit naomisarna.com. For press inquiries, or questions regarding this release, contact Olga Gonzalez at Pietra PR at info@pietrapr.com, or call 212-913-9761.

About Wilensky
Wilensky has entered a new chapter with the opening of its gallery in the Chelsea art district of NYC, presenting exquisite minerals among the world’s great art galleries, displaying them as works of art. The gallery opens up the mesmerizing world of exquisite minerals to everyone. Minerals are displayed alongside neighboring galleries exhibiting Warhol, Basquiat, Pollock and Picasso. Achieving the emotional impact of art through exquisite mineral specimens is the goal. Not a competition, but a convergence.

About Naomi Sarna
Connecting directly to the source, Naomi Sarna travels the world in search of colored gemstones. Inspired by nature and its sinuous lines, Sarna has mastered the art of hand carving, as well as setting, a feat few jewelry designers attest to. Considered one of the finest carvers in the world, she is the winner of many prestigious awards, including twenty-three AGTA Spectrum Awards. Her work is represented in the Smithsonian National Gem Collection, and has been displayed in several museums. Sarna is recognized for the incorporation of unusual natural pearls, flowing gem carvings, and extraordinary fit and finish.

Posted in: Business,Fashion & Beauty

Made from Recycled Plastic, Paper & Rock's Eco-Friendly Jeans Triple Kickstarter Goal

Paper & Rock LLC has raised more than ,000 so far since introducing the world’s most eco-friendly jeans on Kickstarter.

Paper & Rock jeans are made from recycled plastic, which will help divert the millions bottles that people throw out per minute from ending up in oceans and landfills – and instead repurposes these plastic bottles into stylish and comfortable jeans that can be a staple in every person’s closet.

“We're excited to triple our goal during crowdfunding for our new jeans, made specifically for people who really care about sustainability and combating pollution and who are also looking for a way to make a direct, positive impact on our environment,” said Paper & Rock LLC Founder Hitesh Tanwani. “If every American buys one pair of our jeans, we can divert 3.3 billion bottles from ending up in our oceans.”

Made to be worn for casual or formal occasions, each pair of jeans contains yarn made from 10 recycled plastic bottles and organic cotton, zippers made from recycled plastic and buttons made from a 100 percent natural product.

“Paper & Rock Jeans are the eco-friendliest product in its class,” Tanwani said. “Our jeans are made to significantly reduce ocean plastic pollution without compromising comfort and style.”

Paper & Rock Jeans complete features include:

  • Stain Resistance: Spills happen, but these jeans are resistant to wine, coffee, beer, soda and other spills thanks to the stain resistant formula that is OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 compliant and PFOA & PFOS free. It is also free of fluorocarbons, compared to Teflon-based market leaders.
  • Power Stretch: Freedom of movement enables unrestricted movement, with an advanced fabric technology that provides built-in recovery, so jeans keep their shape.
  • Odor Resistance: A special proprietary fabric blend makes them stink resistant, which means they don’t need washing as often, which saves water.
  • Water Resistance: These jeans can be worn worry free when an unexpected drizzle comes around.
  • Deep Front Pockets: Designed with four front pockets: Right Side - One deep pocket and smartphone pocket; Left Side - One deep pocket and a credit card/hotel key pocket – all subtle, yet deep enough to carry all essentials (even a passport)
  • Secure Zippered Back Pockets: Four back pockets. In addition to regular back pockets, designed with two secure hidden pick-pocket free zippered pockets.
  • Super Comfort: A special proprietary blend makes these jeans super comfortable - whether you are at work, cramped on a plane, running errands or lounging at home. As comfy as sweatpants.
  • Temperature Regulating: The proprietary fiber structure transports moisture away from the body to keep the wearer cool on hot days, and warm during cold days.
  • Moisture Wicking: The proprietary fabric is designed to pull moisture away from the skin, drawing sweat and perspiration off the skin and out to the exterior of the fabric.
  • Breathable: A fabric weave designed to mimic the climate and allows air to pass in and out freely.
  • Wrinkle Resistance: The fabric contains recycled polyester known for its wrinkle-resistant properties.
  • Highly durable: The fabric contains recycled polyester, which is 10 times stronger than virgin polyester.
  • Packable: The jeans pack small when rolled so more can be carried in a suitcase, and since the fabric is wrinkle resistant, the jeans are ready to wear when unpacked.
  • Anti-Microbial: Made with recycled polyester, which is naturally resistant to bacteria.

Itch Free: Soft to the touch.

  • YKK Natulon® Zippers: Made from recycled plastic bottles using materials recycling technologies
  • Animal Cruelty Free: No leather labels, since there’s no need to kill animals to be comfortable and stylish.

“All humans owe it to our future generation to leave the planet in the same or better condition as when we arrived in it,” Tanwani added. “A single plastic bottle can kill over 50 marine lives, since marine animals eat plastic, which can starve and kill them. Since plastic litter may not decompose for 450 years, it will continue to affect oceanic ecosystems for centuries…so small decisions like choosing an eco-friendly product, or saying no to single-use plastic, makes a huge difference for the future of our planet.”

For more information, or to purchase the world’s most eco-friendly jeans at a discount during crowdfunding, visit the Paper & Rock Campaign Page on Kickstarter.

Posted in: Fashion & Beauty

Emma Elizabeth Jewelry wins 14th annual Halstead Grant

Emma Hoekstra has won the 2019 Halstead Grant for new jewelry businesses. Her company, Emma Elizabeth Jewelry, is based in Grand Rapids, Michigan but sells nationally. Emma receives a ,500 cash grant, ,000 in jewelry supplies, a trip to Prescott, Arizona, the cover and a feature spread in the grant publication Reveal, a feature profile and jewelry showcase in the 2020 Halstead catalog, press assistance, a detailed feedback report from the judging committee, and a signature trophy.

Grant founder and Halstead President, Hilary Halstead Scott says, “We are thrilled to present this award to such a deserving emerging artist. Emma applied to the grant three years in a row and we have seen her business develop by leaps and bounds each year.”

Emma graduated with a B.F.A from Grand Valley State University in 2017. Her jewelry career began after the tragic loss of her boyfriend. Metalsmithing classes allowed Emma to channel her grief into creating her art. She studied abroad in Florence, Italy where she began envisioning her jewelry collection. Emma is a member of SNAG and the American Craft Council. She was a Top 5 finalist in the 2018 Halstead Grant competition.

Guest judge Liz Kantner says, “Emma's work is just what I've been looking for - she combines wearable and edgy in a flawless way. Her attention to detail and use of beautiful stones makes her collection something I've been coveting since exploring her work during the judging process. Not only is the design and craftsmanship beautiful, but her plan was thoughtful, realistic and showed growth from her previous application. Very impressed by her and am looking forward to following her, purchasing a piece and watching how her brand grows!”

Emma’s collection features bold lines and angular organics. Her tagline “Confident – Edgy – Unique” says it all. Her pieces use simple geometric shapes in new ways and can easily go from the office to a night out. Most of her collection runs from - 0, though her one of a kind pieces will vary depending on which hand-picked stones are used. She also creates commissioned bespoke jewelry for clients. Emma’s jewelry can be found on her website https://www.emmaelizabethjewelry.com and at various festivals and events. She is also expanding her gallery availability.

Judge Kelli Vanyek Greene added, “Emma took the judges feedback from her 2018 application and really stepped up her game for 2019. Her business and marketing plan paired with her beautiful collection of jewelry is very impressive. I am excited to follow her jewelry career.”

In addition, the Halstead Grant competition recognizes other strong entries as finalists. Results within each group are in no particular order. The Top 5 finalists are S. Howell Studios, Lot 28, Yote Jewelry and Samantha Slater Studio. The Top 10 finalists are Gillian Trask Design, Cassondra Justine, Leo Handcrafted Goods, Colleen Elizabeth Designs, and Christine Bates Jewelry. Top 5 finalists receive 0 and Top 10 finalists receive 0.

The Halstead Grant began in 2006 to bring the business plan concept to the jewelry community and encourage makers to establish clear goals and measurable steps toward self-sufficiency. The Halstead Grant application process guides participants through the elements of a complete strategy for entrepreneurship. Participants all receive general feedback from the competition jurors, with finalists receiving individual feedback reports specific to their entries.

The 2019 judging committee included Halstead President Hilary Halstead Scott, co-founder Suzie Halstead, as well as Halstead’s Marketing Project Manager, Kelli Vanyek Greene, and guest judge Liz Kantner. Kantner is a marketer who specializes in digital marketing and strategy for jewelers.

Contact: Ashley Maldonado – Halstead Marketing Specialist – Ashley@HalsteadBead.com – 928-350-3544

Posted in: Business,Fashion & Beauty,Marketing & Sales

Introducing Verita Amare Et – A Super Star of Contemporary Art

Fine Art Shippers, an international logistics company specializing in shipping art and antiques, is delighted to introduce Verita Amare Et, an undeniable star of contemporary art, who has achieved impressive results in many different areas. Verita Amare Et is a sculptor, painter, couturier, designer, biochemist, writer, singer, actress, and simply beautiful young lady proudly holding the titles of “Mrs. Russia” and “Mrs. Montenegro.” At Fine Art Shippers, we are happy to have met this amazing person and incredibly proud to share her work with the world.

With a wide network of representative offices and partners worldwide, Fine Art Shippers has a unique opportunity to work with many international artists based in different parts of the globe. We ship fine art and antiques, help organize exhibitions, install artworks of any kind, pack and crate large collections, consolidate shipments, provide art consultations, and do many other things for our clients. Fine Art Shippers also helps talented contemporary artists, both emerging and well-established, spread their artistic vision, ideas, and art around the world. One of the most interesting and inspiring artists we have ever met is Verita Amare Et who can be rightfully called a genius of our time.

Veronika Medvedeva, or as she is known worldwide Verita Amare Et, is a multimedia artist born in Rostov-on-Don, Russia in 1987. She comes from an old noble family; many exhibits dedicated to the life of Medvedeva’s ancestors are kept in the museums all over the country. Currently, the artist is working together with the Central State Archives of St. Petersburg to restore the noble status of her family.

Verita Amare Et is a natural born artist. Her passion is sculpture. The artist creates truly impressive and inspiring sculptures, many of which are in private collections worldwide. Verita Amare Et is also a very talented painter who collaborates with different publishers, creating illustrations for the most demanding authors. Besides, she is a creator of the graphic novel “Catacula” that is both funny and philosophical.

In addition to being a sculptor and painter, Verita Amare Et is a designer of exclusive couture clothing. Her collections were shown in Moscow, Odessa, and New York where they received high recognition from fashion connoisseurs. Another interesting fact about Verita Amare Et is that she has created a unique series of flavors “Aurum” that stimulate the release of pheromones and endorphins in the body, thus enhancing the attractiveness and improving well-being and mood. Her “Terra Aurum Met” laboratory, which was founded in 2008, also creates natural healing and care products made from plant extracts.

There is a lot that can be said about Verita Amare Et. She is an incredibly gifted person who has already made so many wonderful things for the world of art and people. Moreover, each year, this amazing lady continues to push the boundaries, taking her talent to new, spectacular levels. At Fine Art Shippers, we are proud to know Verita Amare Et, and we highly recommend that you learn more about her work and story.

Posted in: Arts & Entertainment,Celebrity,Fashion & Beauty,Society & Culture,Transportation & Logistics

Tattoo Removal Cream Vs. Laser Tattoo Removal - Which One Works Best?

Tattoos are permanent, so it can be a real problem if clients change their mind afterwards. Of course, there is the option of laser removal, but what if removing unwanted tattoo was as simple as smoothing on a cream every day?

Lucy Dawe, Senior Skin Specialist at Pulse Light Clinic explains how tattoo removal cream works and why it's probably too good to be true.

The majority of tattoo removal creams claim to work by bleaching or peeling away the epidermis, or the top layer of skin, however; when getting a tattoo it is injecting pigment into the deeper layers of skin, where no topical cream can reach.

Many people choose a tattoo removal cream as a cheaper, easier option to permanently remove a tattoo (they typically cost from about £25 for a tube). Most of these creams contain many chemicals including an ingredient called Trichloroacetic Acid. This ingredient causes the skin to shed and peel which then in theory can allow the body to grow new skin to take its place.

There's no evidence that tattoo removal creams work. At best, tattoo removal cream might fade or lighten a tattoo but with a risk of leaving permanent damage to the skin.

It is an unfortunate reality that a lot of these 'quick solution' creams can really damage the skin (and they can hurt!) This is mainly due to the chemicals they contain. Just some of the side effects can include:

  • Itching
  • Burning
  • Irritation
  • Skin discolouration
  • Permanent scarring

Unfortunately, I’ve seen many clients that have tried these creams in the past and really scarred their skin, leaving a very uneven amount of ink behind. This actually then makes alternative treatment such as laser tattoo removal more complex due to scar tissue (meaning more treatments for the desired effect). As they contain a high acidic content, they will also likely be extremely painful to use.

Tattoo removal creams are typically bought on the internet and never recommended by dermatologists or skincare professionals, therefore only used by people at home for a quick solution that can have hazardous effects on the skin.

Treating scarring left behind by acidic creams is far more costly and many people who have chosen the cream option initially do end up regretting it! But also choosing the right laser clinic with the best lasers AND knowledge of using them is just as important.

Laser tattoo removal avoids damaging the skin while removing the tattoo, unlike tattoo removal creams.

Laser tattoo removal effectively works by firing laser light into the tattoo which breaks the ink into tiny pieces, these little pieces are easy for the body to absorb. This allows the ink to be removed from the body itself. It is usually completed within six to eight sessions and will cost from around £90 for a very small tattoo.
It can be uncomfortable, however there are a few techniques to make clients more at ease, including the application of numbing cream, and cryo cooling the skin before, during and after the treatment.

Tattoo removal creams are only designed to affect the surface of the skin and not the deeper layers, but laser technology targets all of the ink, with no permanent risks to clients skin. Laser is a far better option to remove a tattoo and is the only effective way of doing so.

Posted in: Fashion & Beauty,Health & Medicine

LA Fashion Week (LAFW) October 2019 Designer Lineup Announced

LA Fashion Week (LAFW) returns this October with a jam-packed lineup at the celebrated Petersen Automotive Museum showcasing an exciting line up of talented and innovative international and US-based fashion designers. The Spring/Summer 2020 lineup kicks off with an exclusive invite-only show on October 8th where world-renowned international fashion designer and former Chanel and Givenchy Creative Director, Julien Macdonald, will present a never before seen ready-to-wear Spring 2020 collection.

The five-day week of extraordinary fashion starting October 8 through October 12, includes California’s own Coral Castillo, known for her edgy yet feminine fashions, recognized for her work as the winner of this year’s Moss Adams Fashion Innovator (MAFI) Award. Castillo’s October 11th show is sponsored by Moss Adams’, a fully integrated professional services firm dedicated to assisting clients with growing, managing, and protecting prosperity as the presenting sponsor for the evening.

Keeping in line with the mission of LAFW to support cultural diversity in fashion, the Royal Thai Consulate is debuting Thailand’s top street wear designers including: 

  • Landmee
  • Kanapot Aunsorn
  • Renim Project
  • Salisa Official

 

Some of the other exciting designers in this season’s October LAFW shows include:

 

  • Luooif Studio (London) – luxury landmark couture brand
  • Inkover (Italy) – streetwear brand embracing minimal yet dynamic designs
  • Adolfo Sanchez (Los Angeles) – brand specializing in evening wear and bridal
  • Bishme Cromartie (Maryland) - recognized for architecturally captivating designs

This season LAFW is receiving support from sponsors including an exclusive bottled water sponsorship from the pioneer of ionized alkaline water in the U.S., Essentia Water, influencer engagement support from legendary LA clothing retailer Fred Segal, accommodations provided by The Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, one of Hollywood’s most iconic luxury and historic hotels, and exclusive VIP gifting products from e-commerce giant, JoyBuy.com.

For more information and full roster of designers please visit http://www.lafw.net or email media(at)lafw(dot)net

Posted in: Fashion & Beauty

Dr. Demetri Arnaoutakis Partners with the Exclusive Haute Beauty Network

Dr. Demetri Arnaoutakis, a board-certified hair restoration expert representing the Los Angeles market, has joined the esteemed Haute Beauty Network.

The Haute Beauty Network, well known for its exclusive and luxurious lifestyle publication Haute Living is privileged to present Dr. Arnaoutakis as a hair restoration expert and our newest addition to the Haute Beauty members-only network.

Haute Beauty offers a prominent collective of leading doctors. The invitation-only exclusive publication maintains elite as ever, with only two doctors in every market. This partnership allows Haute Beauty to connect its affluent readers with industry-leading aesthetic surgeons located in their area.

About Dr. Demetri Arnaoutakis:
Dr. Demetri Arnaoutakis specializes in facial plastic surgery and hair restoration. He was raised in Tampa, Florida before he was recruited to Columbia University as a Division-I athlete. He was a member of the Varsity soccer team for four years. In addition, he majored in Biological Sciences and volunteered at local New York City hospitals and homeless shelters.

Following his Ivy League education from which he graduated Cum Laude, Dr. Demetri then returned home for medical school attending the University of Florida College of Medicine. As a third year medical student, he was awarded a highly competitive Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellowship. This allowed him to dedicate a year to research in head and neck cancer reconstruction at the world-renowned Johns Hopkins Hospital. Prior to graduating from medical school with Honors in Research, he was also awarded the George T. Singleton Prize for excellence in Head & Neck Surgery.

He then completed a five-year residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. There, he served as Chief Resident at Parkland Memorial Hospital, one of the best and busiest facial trauma centers in the country. Recently, Dr. Demetri moved to Los Angeles for a highly coveted fellowship in Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery with Dr. Andrew Frankel at the famous Lasky Clinic Surgery Center in Beverly Hills, CA.

Dr. Demetri is an active member of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He frequently travels to attend national conferences to perpetually advance his education and present his research. To date he has authored over 30 peer-reviewed publications and book chapters.

Posted in: Fashion & Beauty,Health & Medicine

Award-winning Jewelry Designer Galatea Releases The Mag Ring

Today award-winning jewelry design house Galatea releases another innovative product, the Mag Ring.

The phone grip world has been dominated by the idea of function only. With good reason, phones are essential and expensive. Because no one wants to drop these all-important devices that connect us to family and friends, work, and play, we tolerated the bulk and discomfort.    

But it doesn’t have to be that way any longer, thanks to the Mag Ring.

It provides a safe, comfortable, and fun way to secure your phone in your hand. The Mag Ring base has a powerful magnet embedded within it. A smooth low-profile metal disk is placed on the back of the phone or phone case. This creates a super-strong connection between the user and their phone. With a slight tug and the phone is released.

Product Availability

Currently, the Mag Ring is available on its website http://www.themagnetring.com.

About Galatea. The Mag Ring’s parent company, Galatea, is an award-winning jewelry design company and has numerous patent around the world. More info about Galatea is available at http://www.galateausa.com 
For more information, press only: 
Chi Huynh 
951-202-1227 
artistchi(at)yahoo(dot)com

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Angara.com Launches Moonstone, Turquoise & Tsavorite Jewelry

The summer of 2019 is going to be a brilliant season for jewelry enthusiasts. Angara.com has launched not one, but three gorgeous new gemstones to its already flourishing assortment.

The hat-trick began with the introduction of Moonstone jewelry in the month of June. Following this, Turquoise and Tsavorite creations were also added to the extensive collection of this popular online jewelry brand. The single most important objective of these fresh jewelry collections is to introduce the audience to lesser-known gems that have the potential to become bestsellers.

For instance, not many are aware that the Tsavorite is a rare beauty that can only be found in Africa. Moonstone, on the other hand, is blessed with adularescence; an optical phenomenon responsible for giving it a distinct moon-like glow. Lastly, the vibrant Turquoise is not just delightful to look at, but also comes packed with a fascinating legacy.

Angara has chosen each of these gems for their uniqueness and transformed them into equally beautiful creations; extensive enough to complement a variety of style preferences. In order to further enhance the shopping experience, the brand has provided an easy-to-use customization feature on its website.

MoonstoneTurquoise and Tsavorite are the birthstone options for June, December and January, respectively. But Angara’s latest collections are not restricted to any particular month. They’re for everyone who enjoys a pop of color, distinctiveness of a gem, or simply well-crafted fine jewelry.

About Angara.com

Founded by Ankur Daga, Angara.com is a US-based fine jewelry eCommerce retailer that specializes in customized diamond and gemstone jewelry. Ankur's family has been in the fine gemstone business for generations and has deep roots in diamond and gemstone cutting, polishing and design. They have primarily catered to larger retailers around the world, specializing in sapphires, rubies, emeralds, tanzanites, diamonds and other precious and semi-precious gemstones, but in 2005 Ankur decided to bring their family heritage and jewelry directly to the public with the launch of Angara.com.

Posted in: Fashion & Beauty,Lifestyle

Boston Industrial Solutions introduces Natron ST Series soft touch pad printing ink

Boston Industrial Solutions, Inc. annoucnes the arrival of the Natron™ ST Series inks for pad printing onto soft touch,  rubber, nylon, textiles and synthetic products. Examples of applications include soft touch pens, neck labels, rubber, nylon and synthetics.

What is soft touch? Soft touch is a coating applied to plastics and rubber substrates to give the coated products a smooth, soft feel. The soft touch coating makes it hard for printing inks to adhere on products. To solve this challenge, Boston Industrial Solutions, Inc. formulated the ST series soft touch ink line.

This new pad printing inks for soft touch and synthetics features fast drying time, high opacity and excellent print-ability. Cured prints are also able to resist rubbing, machine washing, and scratch tests. The Natron™ ST series ink line is also easy to work with just like the Natron™ SE silicone inks.

The ST Series inks for soft touch comes in 20 high opacity standard colors and is available in 1kg containers. Custom colors are also available within eight business hours upon request.

Generally, the Natron ST series will air dry at 68°F in 20-30 seconds and will achieve full crosslinking within 24 - 48 hours. With catalyst added, full cross-link is achieved in 24 – 36 hours.  Accelerated drying and curing can be achieved introducing heat at 150 - 225°F for approximately 60 seconds to two minutes. (Safety caution! Wait for the hot product to cool down before touching).

Natron ST Series pad printing inks not only solves the challenge of printing onto nylons, rubber, and soft touch substrates but it also offer economic value, durability, and vibrant prints.

For more information on the ST Series inks, please visit: https://www.bostonindustrialsolutions.com/product-category/natron-pad-printing-inks/

Posted in: Fashion & Beauty,India,Manufacturing & Industry,U.S

James Pratt, First Australian Asked By iTalk Los Angeles

Leadership Content, Pop Culture and Stage Drama collide this July 12th in Los Angeles, when iTalk LA holds its next leadership event at the former estate of Frank Sinatra. The world-renowned iTalk events confirmed they have asked in-demand Australian actor and celebrity auctioneer James Pratt to join the star-studded line up of speakers this July in Los Angeles. This is the first time an Australian talent has been asked to speak at iTalk. Pratt who is fast building an esteemed reputation internationally has impressed iTalk in the past with his skillset, and if he confirms, he will be join the best across USA Film, Television and Fashion including Sean Stone, film actor and son of the legendary film maker Oliver Stone, celebrity stylist Ali Levine, MTV’s Chanel West Coast, and Frank Knuckles former percussionist for The Roots and The Late Night Show with Jimmy Fallon, all whom will be showcasing specific leadership advice aimed at inspiring the next generation of pioneers

Motivational Leadership events are growing rapidly in popularity, but with this growth also comes higher expectations from the audience according to Jen Montague, co-founder and Sr. Director of ITalk, and who’s worked hard at making sure her events are keeping up with the progressive trends.

One of the biggest challenges right now is to build events that satisfy the moment-by-moment engagement that audiences are craving and not just millennial audiences but audiences of all ages. Content has to grip them, keep them, and provide them an opportunity to participate, to party, to network and so much more. The content has to be engaging enough for them to then share it online and on social media with their own followers. In other words, it’s about the experience said Jen Montague Director of ITalk, who enjoys merging her music conservatory and theatre roots with her corporate leadership and human resources professional experience. The infusion of pop culture is another unique facet of the platform, keeping audiences engaged. We’re pushing leadership and pop culture forward with iTalk said the world acclaimed International DJ Casper, Co-Founder and Director of Music for iTalk and DJ for “super producer,” Rodney Jerkins.

In April iTalk Philadelphia featured speakers such as, Meisha Johnson (CBS Anchor) Stephen Hoelper, Vice President of Product, Comcast NBCUniversal and Desiree Rogers –former CEO of Johnson Publishing, LLC and former Social Secretary for Barack Obama’s Administration. But it was not just the speakers and their content serving as the engaging hook; the event featured live music and some original works by The International DJ Casper, along with the fact that the event was held on the roof of the majestic Kimmel Centre at sunset, ensuring an emotive and inspiring set of colours as the backdrop for learning and the perfect party scene.

This July, guests attending iTalk LA can expect to experience the same type of star power! Tickets are currently selling fast. Frank Sinatra’s mansion will serve as the backdrop for leadership development and empowerment in Los Angeles. The International DJ Casper signed to DarkChild Entertainment will be doing a live set to turn up the crowd, all culminating in a truly dope leadership-club “experience” iTalk has termed “Motivational Nightlife.”

The keynote speakers will also be cutting down there talk time to under 10 minutes to allow for better interaction with guests after speaking. iTalk provides three directives to their iTalkers Be Bold (make a strong impact), Be Brief (under10 minutes) Be Gone (get off the stage). The event also covers an array of topics all aimed at increasing those looking at self-improvement and being inspired; Courage, Vision, Change and more.

Although it’s not yet confirmed if Pratt has accepted his invitation to be a keynote speaker, it’s another testament to the enormous international reach iTalk Events attract, and the high calibre of talent their speakers have.

Ultimately, challenging attendees to: think non-traditionally, identify creative solutions to problems and share their own stories, based on their passionate why, is how Jen describes this next exciting ITalk event and the iTalk platform.

For more information go to www.italkevents.com

Posted in: Arts & Entertainment,Fashion & Beauty,Lifestyle,Media & Communications,U.S

Swim Week Calendar Announces New DIY Digital Products

After working in the fashion industry (and particularly the swimwear, intimates, shapewear, and athleisure industry) for over 20 years, we have been able to deconstruct the traditional PR / Marketing / Sales / Consulting package and develop a library of digital DIY products that offer practical information, tools, and templates that allow brands an affordable option to pick and choose the topics that are most relevant to help them grow their individual business.   Some of these include:


The Swimwear Buyers List:
 Available for purchase (0), Swim Week Calendar has created a fine-tuned curated and completely vetted list of swimwear retail buyers. The swimwear buyers list downloads as an excel sheet and include 350 verified contacts (name, title, email, address, and phone number).


The Independent Buyers List:
 Available for purchase (0), Swim Week Calendar has created a fine-tuned curated and completely vetted list of buyers from multi-line specialty boutiques from around the United States. The list contains 370 verified contacts (name, title, email, address, phone) priced in the moderate and better to high-end of the apparel and accessories market.


How to Pitch to Buyer e-book
 (): Featuring word-for-word script templates to get your brand into retail stores this book is a step-by-step guide on what you need to prepare and how to get those coveted meeting with the right retail buyers. This e-book included info on:  

  • How to know if the retailer is right for you;
  • What to say when you call;
  • What to say when you email / what NOT to say;
  • What to say when you are in the store;
  • What they are going to expect to see

And so much more - we have jam-packed so much fun and easy-to-read information in this book. 


How to Pitch to Editors
 e-book (): Swim Week Calendar has created this DIY guide which equips you will all the proper resources you need to understand and prepare before you start the pitching process as well as a template script and sample scripts to show you how to pitch editors. This e-book includes:

  • Media Lead Times
  • Magazine Themes
  • Editorial Calendars for a Variety of National Publications
  • Template Script
  • Sample Scripts
  • Invaluable Advice from over 20 years in the fashion industry


Wholesale Line Sheet Template (),
 One of our best sellers, this customizable, easy-to-use line sheet template will allow brand owners/designers to showcase their collection to retail buyers in an effective, and organized way. This acts as their catalog, allowing buyers to see important information such as pictures, pricing, color availabilities and more. A line sheet is a way buyers are able to place orders with your company.


MIAMI SWIM WEEK CONSULTATION:  
If you are confused about Miami Swim Week and the best way to showcase your brand Swim Week Calendar offers a 45 min phone consultation () that will give you expert guidance in choosing the right trade show for your brand, whether or not to do a runway show and which platform we recommend for your specific brand. We will consult on where to go, how to get sponsors, where to network, and answer any additional specific questions you might have. 


ONE-HOUR GENERAL PR/MARKETING CONSULTATION:
This one-hour consultation will provide insight into navigating the worlds of Public Relations, Branding, and Social Media during a phone/Skype/WhatsApp conversation with a fashion business-consulting expert with over 20 years of experience.  A one-hour consultation with a professional can shorten the learning curve of how to approach these specialized fields, saving you and your company time and money and will contribute to a potentially high achieving campaign.  If you have questions to go over, would like to bounce ideas off of a professional in the field, or need someone to turn to for a full campaign overhaul, book a one-hour session consultation.  If you think you'll need more time and assistance, we also offer customized packages that take you through the process from start to finish.  Contact us at info@swimweekcalendar.com with the subject line "Consultations" to discuss options.

Whether you are new to the industry and need help starting your business, have already launched and need help getting sales and customers, or have a list of specific questions and just want answers, we can work together to get your short or long term goals accomplished. 

Email us at info@swimweekcalendar.com; Follow us on Instagram @swimweekcalendar.com

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Posted in: Fashion & Beauty,Marketing & Sales,Media & Communications,Professional Services,Website & Blog

Bellaplex Cream Recommended By The Skin Health Store As The Best Anti-Aging Cream

Bellaplex cream, the powerful anti-aging formula developed by one of the most reputed names in the skincare industry, has made it to the top of the list of the best anti-aging products available on the market. According to leading skincare experts, The Skin Health Store, getting a younger-looking skin is now possible with this revolutionary anti-aging formula.

“We are delighted to note that the well-researched and unique anti-aging formulation is now trusted by women to help them look younger again,” says the spokesperson for The Skin Health Store. “Bellaplex is a scientifically advanced, visible wrinkle reduction formulation designed to work on all skin types. The brand has the perfect mix of the best anti-aging ingredients that can deliver magical results without burning a hole in your pocket.”

Bellaplex anti-aging cream offers a unique combination of anti-aging ingredients acclaimed by top skin care experts as the best formula to battle the signs of aging on the facial skin. These include proven ingredients such as Matrixyl 3000, Argireline, Hyaluronic Acid, and Hydrolyzed Collagen. The potent formula also includes a few other ingredients that can provide quick and visible results on all types of skin.

Bellaplex cream is a versatile anti-aging, anti-wrinkle cream developed after years of extensive scientific research. It is a brand developed by one of the most reputed names in cosmetic products. Bellaplex has excellent skin moisturizing properties too. Regular use can help in balancing the suppleness and moisture levels of the key areas of the facial skin.

Bellaplex is easy to use as it is extremely light and non-sticky. It can be used as a day and night cream and guarantees great results. Bellaplex anti-aging cream offers key anti-aging benefits such as reducing crow’s feet, fine lines, and wrinkles. Bellaplex also lifts sagging cheeks and tightens enlarged pores to make facial skin look smoother, softer, and younger.

The Matrixyl 3000 is an advanced skincare formula which gives Bellaplex a huge advantage over other popular anti-aging creams. When used in combination with Hyaluronic Acid, it encourages the production of the all-important collagen, the critical skin supporting structure generated by the skin cells naturally. As we age, the production of collagen is affected thus reducing the skin’s elasticity and natural ability to repair and recuperate

The Skin Health Store recommends Bellaplex as the best choice when it comes to buying an anti-aging cream. The unique formula has worked for tens of thousands of women with different skin types and from all over the world. According to the beauty and skin care experts at The Skin Health Store, it is possible for women to give their sun-damaged and aging skin a major makeover with Bellaplex cream.

About Bellaplex Cream:

Bellaplex cream is one of the most effective and trusted brands in the anti-aging topical products niche and is the clear favorite of women looking to get rid of the visible signs of aging from their facial skin. Bellaplex cream comes with a 100% money back guarantee. Users can claim a full refund if they are not happy with the results.

Posted in: Fashion & Beauty,U.S

Ankaa Smooth & Lift Time-Resist Ultra-Hydrating Moisturizer Voted By Women as the Best Daily Moisturizer

Ankaa, the makers of the unique line of anti-aging products, have been acclaimed by many users as being the best for battling the problems of aging and sun-damaged skin. Ankaa Beauty Ultra Hydrating Moisturizer clearly stands apart from other similar products as it contains a wide range of naturally derived products that can solve the age-old problem of fine lines, wrinkles, and other visible signs of aging that appear on the facial skin.

“The Ankaa Beauty Ultra Hydrating Moisturizer is quite unique as it has 100 per cent natural ingredients, tested to deliver visible anti-aging results quickly and effectively,” says the spokesperson for Ankaa. “We offer a new generation of skincare formulations that are safe to use and effective as well. As acclaimed leaders in skincare technology, we have been able to successfully create a dynamic skincare line capable of delivering stunning results for almost all types of skin issues that women generally face.”

The unique formula guarantees visibly smooth skin. It takes the skin through a series of steps that result in lifting and tightening all facial zones. Ankaa Beauty Ultra Hydrating Moisturizer can be used by women of all skin types and it works across all age groups. According to the spokesperson, THE results can be clearly seen in just a few weeks of use.

The best daily face moisturizer from Ankaa has powerful extracts of botanical ingredients tested and verified for their ability to deliver results. These ingredients are sourced from the high mountains and the deep seas that represent some of the extreme environments of the Earth.

Ankaa Smooth & Lift Time-Resist Ultra-Hydrating Moisturizer delivers quick and visible results due to the presence of extracts from powerful botanical ingredients, such as Swertia Chirata and Laminaria Saccharina.

Swertia Chirata is a flowering plant found in the high Himalayan Mountains. It encourages skin regeneration and offers anti-wrinkle qualities. Laminaria Saccharina is the algae found in the northeastern Atlantic Ocean. It is a powerful hydrating agent which also helps reduce skin imperfections.

The other important ingredients of this powerful moisturizer carefully chosen by the leading skincare experts include Bidens Pilosa, Grape Seed Oil, and Niacinamide. The presence of Xylitylglucoside and Xylitol improves the process of skin moisturizing and smoothing.

Ankaa Smooth & Lift Time-Resist Ultra-Hydrating Moisturizer is free of parabens and artificial fragrances. The brand has been dermatologically and allergically tested, and is therefore safe for use on all skin types.

For more information, visit https://ankaabeauty.com/.

About Ankaa:

The Ankaa skincare line is a powerful range of anti-aging skincare solutions that stand apart from other skincare products available on the market because of their ability to deliver guaranteed results. The brand has been created by a team of skincare specialists with a passion for health, beauty, and nature. The life-changing power of science has been applied to develop the revolutionary Ankaa skincare line which works on all skin types and across all age groups.

 

 

Posted in: Fashion & Beauty,U.S

Ankaa Gains Reputation as the Best Skin Serum That Can Dramatically Transform Aging Skin

Ankaa, the skin care brand that has been making waves in the anti-aging industry, has wowed the market yet again by offering the best skin serum. Ankaa Beauty Skin Perfecting Serum stands apart because of its powerful and high concentrate ingredients found in the most demanding environments on Earth.

“Our skincare experts have found the best way of dealing with the skin firming challenge,” says the spokesperson for Ankaa. “Our Skin Perfecting Serum uses the highest concentration of botanical ingredients to ensure fast and visible results. We are proud to provide our customers a truly unique skincare formulation powered by the most advanced skincare technology.”

Ankaa Beauty Skin Perfecting Serum is finding ready acceptance among women looking for the best anti-aging solution for their skin problems. The serum not only improves the skin tone but also evens out aging skin issues skin by minimizing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

The powerful and highly researched formula is also effective against acne and is the perfect product for those looking for quick and visible anti-aging effects. The best skin serum is free of dyes, parabens, and synthetic fragrances. Its powerful ingredients work on softening and smoothing of fine lines and plumpness in the skin. According to the spokesperson, dramatic results can be achieved within just a few days of regular application.

The Ankaa Smooth & Lift Time-Resist Perfecting Serum stands apart because of the presence of selected extracts from carefully researched and handpicked powerful botanical ingredients.

These include:

  • Swertia Chirata which is a flowering plant found in the high Himalayan Mountains that is known for its skin regeneration and anti-wrinkle qualities.
  • Caulerpa Lentillifera which is green algae native found in the Indian and Pacific Oceans. It is known for the ability to promote the smoothing and firming of the skin.
  • Ankaa Beauty Skin Perfecting Serum also contains several additional ingredients, such as the Daisy Flower or Bellis Perennis extract, for promoting the even pigmentation of skin spots and Bidens Pilosa extract that plays the important role of a natural bio-retinol that assists skin firming and combats wrinkles.
  • Other natural ingredients such as Pumpkin Seed Oil, Mango Seed Butter, and Niacinamide also have important roles to play in making the skin look young, radiant and smooth.

The powerful and proven skin care line from Ankaa quickly restores youthful vitality and radiance and ensures that the skin regains its vibrancy and glow.

For more information, visit https://ankaabeauty.com/

About Ankaa:

The Ankaa skincare line is a powerful range of anti-aging skincare solutions that stand apart from other skincare products available on the market because of their ability to deliver guaranteed results. 

 

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Ankaa Skincare Line Offers the Best Anti-Wrinkle Serum to Help Women Combat Signs of Aging Facial Skin

Ankaa, the leading manufacturer of skincare products aimed at helping women regain their youthful appearance, is offering a powerful anti-wrinkle serum that women can add to their anti-aging products arsenal. Rated by top skincare professionals and beauty experts as the best in its category, the Ankaa Smooth & Lift Time-Resist Perfecting Serum is unique in many ways.

“We are delighted to offer our valued customers the benefits of a world-class skincare product that has been especially formulated to combat the visible signs of aging on the facial skin,” says the spokesperson for Ankaa. “The Ankaa Smooth & Lift Time-Resist Perfecting Serum offers a unique formula to focus on visibly smoothening, lifting, and tightening all facial zones while nourishing the skin. We have chosen some of the most powerful botanical ingredients with potent anti-aging compounds to ensure that the results are delivered faster.”

Ankaa beauty skin treatment is renowned for its use of 100 per cent natural ingredients sourced from some of the most extreme environments on Earth. The flora that goes into the making of this best anti-wrinkle serum comes from the high mountain regions and the deep seas. The Ankaa skincare line also includes their exclusive LS-NT complex and a patent-pending formula that they have developed in their sophisticated laboratory.

The key ingredients that go into the making of this revolutionary anti-wrinkle serum include extracts of Swertia Chirate, Caulerpa Lentillifera, and others.

Swertia Chirata is a flowering plant found in the high Himalayan Mountains. It has been chosen for its amazing ability to regenerate the skin and deliver amazing anti-wrinkle results.

Caulerpa Lentillifera is the native green algae found in the Indian and Pacific Oceans. It helps to promote skin smoothening and firming.

The other important botanical ingredients that go into the making of this best anti-aging serum are Bellis Perennis or Daisy Flower extract, which is known for its ability to promote even pigmentation of skin spots, and Bidens Pilosa extract that functions as a natural bio-retinol for skin firming. It is also highly effective in combatting wrinkles.

Ankaa Smooth & Lift Time-Resist Perfecting Serum is also powered by Pumpkin Seed Oil, a powerful source of anti-oxidants that can help improve skin tone and smoothening; Mango Seed Butter, which provides vitamins to the skin and boosts hydration; Niacinamide, Xylitylglucoside, and Xylitol. All of these contain excellent anti-wrinkle and anti-aging abilities.

This best anti-aging serum is safe for use on all skin types and is recommended for women across all age groups. It is formulated without using any parabens and artificial fragrances.

About Ankaa:

The Ankaa skincare line is a powerful range of anti-aging skincare solutions that stands apart from other skincare products available on the market because of their ability to deliver guaranteed results. The brand has been created by a team of skincare specialists with a passion for health, beauty, and nature. The life-changing power of science has been applied to develop the revolutionary Ankaa skincare line which works on all skin types and across all age groups.

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Ankaa Anti-Aging Face Moisturizer Is Helping Women Regain Their Youthful Skin Effortlessly and Quickly

Ankaa, the reputed maker of powerful anti-aging facial products, is gaining popularity among women looking for a skincare alternative that can change the way their skin looks.  Ankaa Anti-Aging Face Moisturizer is one of the most popular products in this niche as its unique formula effectively reduces the appearance of various types of skin blemishes.

“Our anti-aging skincare line continues to gain in popularity as they contain some of the most powerful and proven ingredients that have been chosen after extensive research,” says the spokesperson for Ankaa. “We are the leaders in skincare technology and have created the best skincare line that can deliver visible results for skin-related issues that women generally face. Our products are designed to improve skin health dramatically and visibly improve skin tone and texture.”

Ankaa anti-aging face moisturizer is a truly unique formula, guaranteed to visibly smoothen the aging skin through a process that involves lifting and tightening all facial zones. Ankaa Time-Resist Ultra Hydrating Moisturizer is designed for use on all skin types. Women across all age groups can use the product safely and enjoy visible results within a few weeks of use.

Ankaa Beauty Face Treatment has powerful extracts of botanical ingredients that have been extensively tested in the most advanced labs and verified for their ability to deliver results. These ingredients are found in some of the most extreme environments on Earth, such as the high mountains and the deep seas. The brand is part of Ankaa’s exclusive LS-NT complex which also has a patent-pending complex.

Ankaa Time-Resist Ultra Hydrating Moisturizer is easy to use and completely safe as well. It is free of parabens and does not contain any artificial fragrances. It is dermatologically and allergically tested making it doubly safe for use on all skin types and by all age groups as well.

One of the unique ingredients that are exclusive to this anti-aging face moisturizer is Swertia Chirata. It is a flowering plant found in the high Himalayan Mountains and has proven skin regeneration and anti-wrinkle abilities.

Laminaria Saccharina also plays a key role in reducing the various types of skin imperfections and gives a smooth, silky feel to the skin. Laminaria Saccharina is an algae mostly found in the Northeastern Atlantic Ocean.

This anti-aging face moisturizer also contains Bidens Pilosa extract. It works as a natural bio-retinol to make the skin look firm, thus relieving it of visible signs of aging such as wrinkles and fine lines. Grape seed oil, Niacinamide, Xylitylglucoside, and Xylitol are all proven anti-aging natural ingredients that are used in the right proportions to deliver powerful anti-aging results.

About Ankaa:

The Ankaa skincare line is a powerful range of anti-aging skincare solutions that stands apart from other skincare products available on the market because of their ability to deliver guaranteed results. The brand has been created by a team of skincare specialists with a passion for health, beauty, and nature. The life-changing power of science has been applied to develop the revolutionary Ankaa skincare line which works on all skin types and across all age groups.

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Jessica Ross to Take Center Stage With Renowned Business Professionals During iTalk’s April 12th Debut at the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia

Join Jen Montague, Desiree Rogers, and leaders from BET-VIACOM, Comcast, Brightside, Darkchild Entertainment etc. on Friday., April 12th from 6-9 p.m. on the rooftop of the Kimmel Center for “iTalk”. A night where pop culture, leadership content and stage drama collide. Speakers include; Desiree Rogers, former social secretary Barack Obama Administration and former CEO of Johnson Publishing overseeing Ebony & JET Magazines,Tom Spann, founding CEO Accolade Benefits Co, current CEO Brightside, Stephen Hoelper, Vice President of Product Innovation Comcast Cable, Meisha Johnson former anchor CBS Philly, Jessica Ross, Beverly Hills Actress, Publicist, TV Host, Robert T Bey, Chairman of the National Urban American Asia Trade Foundation, Andrea Agnew, Executive Director Change Acceleration Comcast Cable, Keith Donnell, President, Modern Wealth Concepts LLC. Original Music produced by The International DJ Casper, DarkChild Music Label.

The program opens on the roof of the Kimmel Center amidst a club-like night life scene. Guests will enjoy cocktails and mingling at sunset while listening to original music produced by the acclaimed International DJ Casper. As the sun sets on Philadelphia, the glass enclosed Kimmel roof top will begin to glow in various colors on all four sides, reinforcing the club-like party feel. The audience will take their seats, which are staged in non-traditional angles and positions across the rooftop dome. Attendees will experience an opening 9-minute monologue given by Sr. Producer and Creative Director Jen Montague titled “Courage” which will be delivered from the audience. Then, very strong, stark transitions involving music, sound, lighting and set moves preventing the “usual” applause, will push the show into rapid motion. Attendees will experience 9-minute iTalks, one after another, centered on Vision, Change Acceleration, Endurance-given by headliner Ms. Desiree Rogers and finally Challenge. Special effects and interruptions reinforcing the merge of pop culture, leadership and stage are continuously introduced challenging leaders to examine themselves, their purpose, their talent through a different lens. But we won’t got into detail... you’ll have to see it for yourself!

Fashion and Music infuse with iTalk. World renowned pop culture contemporary painter commissioned to paint Pope Francis in Philadelphia, Milou Perry will create artistic masterpieces for the audience to witness while on stage. Pamela Quinzi, Oscars Awards Celebrity Fashion Designer will spice up the event with her hand crafted, custom designed fashion creations.

Jessica Ross will be speaking about Change Acceleration for her iTalk. “In order to succeed in acting or any related field you have to take huge risks and make sacrifices in both your personal and professional life. From working as a publicist, I also learned how important is to build relationships with media, take control of your career, create your own success, and develop your social media presence without relying on agents or managers. I am excited about the opportunity to be a part of the debut iTalk and look forward to sharing my experiences with everyone”.

Follow Jessica Ross at https://www.instagram.com/jessicarossofficial/ .Register for iTalk at www.iTalkEvents.com

 

 

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Time-Resist Perfecting Serum from Ankaa Is a Powerful Weapon in the Fight Against Aging Skin

Ankaa, the skincare specialists known for their unique line of anti-aging solutions, is offering women the potent and effective Time-Resist Perfecting Serum that nourishes the skin with ingredients that have been chosen for their high efficacy.

“We are pleased with the amazing response to our path-breaking formulation, the Time-Resist Perfecting Serum, that is helping women achieve their beauty goals effortlessly,” says the spokesperson for Ankaa. “The extensively researched ingredients make the serum a powerful anti-aging formula. You will be able to enjoy visible results within just weeks of use.”

The Ankaa Smooth & Lift Time-Resist Perfecting Serum is truly a unique formula as it has the right mix of powerful ingredients for visibly smoothing, lifting and tightening all facial zones. The serum is also capable of nourishing the skin with its effective anti-aging compounds.

Ankaa Smooth & Lift Time-Resist Perfecting Serum has been formulated using powerful botanical ingredients. It contains powerful extracts of botanical ingredients in high concentration for real and fast results.

Ankaa incorporates highly advanced laboratory tested skincare technology to create this amazing skincare formulation. The botanical ingredients used in the serum are sourced from some of the most extreme places on earth where they are native to such conditions and environments.

According to the company spokesperson, most ingredients, including the flora, are sourced from the high mountain regions and the deep seas. They form a key part of the company’s exclusive LS-NT Complex. They have also added a patent pending complex to the formula.

The product is free from any artificial fragrances and parabens. The Ankaa Smooth & Lift Time-Resist Perfecting Serum can be used on all skin types and across all age groups. Importantly, the safety aspect of the brand has been convincingly established as it is clinically, dermatologically, and allergically tested.

The Ankaa Smooth & Lift Time-Resist Perfecting Serum ingredients are carefully chosen for their skin repairing and rejuvenating abilities.

Swertia Chirata helps in regenerating the epidermis. It can make the skin smooth and fill in the wrinkles to make skin look younger and healthier.

The Serum also contains Caulerpa Lentillifer or sea grape. It is found on the Japanese island of Okinawa. It is a dynamic anti-aging extract that can improve the skin’s functional integrity. The serum is especially useful for skin that has been incessantly exposed to years of UV rays.

The Ankaa Smooth & Lift Time-Resist Perfecting Serum also contains ingredients like Bellis Perennis, Bidens Pilosa, Pumpkin seed oil, and Mango Seed Butter. They are all extremely useful in removing skin blemishes and making the facial skin look vibrant and youthful.

For more information, visit https://ankaabeauty.com.

About Ankaa:

Ankaa is a trusted name in skincare and beauty products which are the result of the fine merger of nature and science. The company makes use of the latest skincare technology and the power of powerful natural ingredients to help fight skin blemishes.

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Ankaa Helps Women Regain Their Youthful Skin With a Revolutionary Time-Resist Ultra-Hydrating Moisturizer

Ankaa, the creators of a unique skin-care line that uses life-changing powers of science to deliver fast and visible results, has made it easy for women to look young and feel confident again. The company’s Time-Resist Ultra-Hydrating Moisturizer is a definite game-changer in the skin-care industry.

“We are delighted with the amazingly positive response we have been receiving from our valued customers,” says the spokesperson for Ankaa. “Our Smooth & Lift Time-Resist Ultra-Hydrating Moisturizer has been carefully created using a unique formula that is guaranteed to help in visibly smoothing, lifting, and tightening all facial zones. The product can be used on all skin types and across all age groups safely.”

Ankaa Smooth & Lift Time-Resist Ultra-Hydrating Moisturizer provides lasting hydration to the skin. The unique formulation has a high concentration of powerful extracts of botanical ingredients with the most advanced laboratory-tested skin-care technology.

The skin-care researchers and beauty experts at Ankaa have handpicked botanical ingredients found in the most extreme environments on Earth. These include flora from high mountain regions and the deep seas. The best moisturizer with sunscreen is also powered by a complex that they have developed in their lab.

The proven, safe, and highly effective all-natural ingredients provide the synergy to fight against the effects of time, and skin-damaging stress. It also helps in preventing damage to the skin by the sun’s harmful rays.

The best moisturizer with sunscreen is an anti-aging wonder with natural ingredients that have the power to nourish the skin.

Time-Resist Ultra-Hydrating Moisturizer contains the swertia chirata flowering plant, which is found in the high Himalayan mountains and known for its skin-regeneration ability and anti-wrinkle qualities. It also contains Laminaria saccharina, algae mostly found in the northeastern Atlantic Ocean. The algae help promote hydration and are useful in minimizing skin imperfections while providing a smooth feel to the skin.

The best cheap face moisturizer is also made up of additional key ingredients such as the Bidens pilosa, grape seed oil, Niacinamide, Xylitylglucoside, and Xylitol. They work collectively to make skin firmer and tighter while combatting wrinkles and preventing the formation of new ones.  

The Ankaa skin-care line stands apart from other anti-aging formulations and skin-care products available on the market. The brand has been created by a team with a passion for health, beauty, and nature. They have used the life-changing power of science to create the groundbreaking Ankaa skin-care line. The end result is a range of powerful, proven, and revolutionary products that put back youthful vitality into facial skin and make it look radiant again.

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Children's Formal Attire - Girls Christening Gowns and Boys Christening Outfits for That Important Day

Christenings, baptisms, and baby blessings are one of the most important steps a child takes in its infancy. This significant step is a time when a child gets its name and when Godparents are chosen. Most importantly this event is an outward expression of the commitment being made to raise your child in the knowledge and practices of your Christian faith.

Because of this important life moment, this is why Children’s Formal Attire offers girls christening gowns and boys christening outfits. Our gowns and outfits are high quality heirloom christening gowns that will make your baby glow on his or her important day. Here are some of the gowns and outfits we offer:

Girls Christening Gowns

Girls White Silk Dupioni Christening-Baptism Gown with Hand Embroidery: This beautiful silk dress has hand embroidery on the bodice and skirt. It’s a 33” length gown made with silk dupioni. This gown is available in sizes ranging from - 3 months (0-3 months); 6 months (3-6 months); and 12 months (6-12 months).

Girls Cotton Christening Gown with Italian Lace: This gown is handmade with 100% cotton with intricate Venice/Italian lace on the bodice and hem. It’s a 26” length gown that is available in the following sizes - Newborn (birth-7lbs); 3 months (0-3 months); 6 months (3-6 months); 12 months (6-12 months); 18 months (12-18 months); and 24 months (18-24 months).

Girls White Cotton Short Sleeve Christening-Baptism Gown with Hand Embroidery: This 100% cotton baptism dress is 33” in length. It features hand embroidery, pin tucking, and lace on the collar, bodice, and hemline. It also comes with a matching bonnet. We offer this dress in the following sizes - 3 months (0-3 months); 6 months (3-6 months); 12 months (6-12 months); 18 months (12-18 months); and 24 months (18-24 months).

Boys Christening Outfits

Boys Silk Dupioni Christening-Baptism One Piece Romper with Sailor Collar and Hat: This handsome nautical knicker themed christening outfit is made with silk dupioni that features a broad collar and tie. Included with this outfit is a matching hat. This outfit is available in the following sizes - 3 months (0-3 months); 6 months (3-6 months); and 12 months (6-12 months).

Boys Cotton Smocked Baptism White Romper: This boy’s outfit is made with 100% cotton that is a romper style outfit with pin tucking. It also comes with a matching hat. We offer this in the following sizes - 3 months (0-3 months) 6 months (3-6 months); and 12 months (6-12 months).

Boys Long Sleeve Christening Baptism Cotton Coverall: This long-sleeved coverall baptism outfit for boys features a hand smocked front panel, pin tucking, and is handmade with 100% cotton. It comes in the following sizes - 3 months (0-3 months); 6 months (3-6 months); 12 months (6-12 months); and 24 months (18-24 months).

Our christening gowns and outfits are made with the highest quality of fabrics. These gowns and outfits will put your daughter or son at the center of attention on her or his christening day.

About Children’s Formal Attire:

Children’s Formal Attire is a family run online e-commerce store that specializes in high quality formal wear for children.

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James Pratt Awarded Australia's Top 5 Under 35 In 2019

1) James Pratt
Actor and Auctioneer

James Pratt First on Australia's Top 5 Under 35
At the top of CLPR's list is talented actor and auctioneer to the stars James Pratt. Pratt had a break out year in 2018, securing International esteem as an actor, producing his own entertainment industry show, and then setting 14 new records as Australia’s number 1 auctioneer and a celebrity favourite internationally for some of the biggest stars in the world.

One of Australia’s hardest working performers, in 2018 Pratt also wrapped the filming of the feature film “On Halloween” (2019), in which he plays a lead character "Ethan Rogers." Previews of his performance are already gaining huge buzz in Hollywood. Pratt recently finished hosting Season One of “Conversation Hollywood.” He has interviewed such guests as two-time Academy Award Nominee Bruce Beresford and American actress Jessica Ross, (season one Fashion Dolls).

And in April 2018 Pratt signed a deal with Hollywood powerhouse production team The Company for his own TV show. Pratt has a slate of four film projects lined up in Hollywood for 2019.

“James has one of those rare talents that lets him appear absolutely compelling and natural in front of the camera,” said Trisanne Marin of LA Management, Pratt’s Los Angeles-based manager.

Pratt’s business career as an auctioneer has been very successful. He holds 25 records and is the auctioneer used by celebrities around the world.
Pratt was the 2018 REB Australian Auctioneer of the Year Finalist, The 2018 REI NSW Top Communication Award Finalist, and the 2018 Australian Thought Leader of the Year Finalist. He recently auctioned the palatial home of handbag designer Gabrielle Tindale, the powerwoman behind the House of Tindale, for .8 million.

Pratt’s acting success and multiple accomplishments in 2018 make him the number one pick for the 2019 Top 5 Under 35 in Australia’s Entertainment Industry list.

2) Amy Shark
Singer

Amy Shark was second.

Amy Louise Billings, known professionally as Amy Shark, also had a break out year in 2018. She cemented herself as Australia’s reigning queen of pop, taking home Album of the Year, Best Female Artist and Best Pop Release at this year's ARIA awards. She was also the most nominated music act with nine nominations on the night.
Shark who hails from the Gold Coast, also made headlines in the United States with appearances on The Late Late Show with James Corden and The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, further growing her international fan base.
That’s why Shark is the pick for number two on the 2019 Top 5 Under 35 in Australia’s Entertainment Industry list.

3) Victoria Lee
Model
Victoria Lee was second.
Some models are at the top of their game, Victoria Lee is one of them. The 27-year-old walked in the historic Victoria’s Secret show in Shanghai prior to starting 2018. The event was the world-famous lingerie brand’s first-ever show in Asia. Lee then became the official model ambassador for retail giant David Jones and has excelled in this position. She was also on the cover for Elle Magazine in May of 2018 and scored the cover soon after of Marie Claire Magazine Spain in July. While Lee says her own style is constantly changing, her career hit another high in 2018.
That’s why CLPR picked Lee for the number-three spot on the 2019 Top 5 Under 35 in Australia’s Entertainment Industry list.

4) Adut Akech
Model

Adut Akech was fourth.

Child refugee turned global fashion superstar Adut Akech of Adelaide had a big 2018. Billed by Harpers Bazaar as Australia’s next supermodel, Akech won Australia’s top model at the 11th Australian Fashion Laureate awards in 2018. Karl Lagerfeld chose Akech to be the Chanel bride in the French fashion house’s July couture. And Akech starred in 33 Spring - Summer 2019 international runways, while also scoring the cover of Australian Vogue in December. Akech was born on Christmas Day, 1999, as her family made their way from war-torn South Sudan to the Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya. Akech’s transformation from young refugee to breakout modeling star makes her CLPR's choice as number four on the 2019 Top 5 Under 35 in Australia’s Entertainment Industry list.

5) Troye Sivan
Singer, Actor

Troye Sivan was fifth.

In 2018, Troye Sivan Mellet, known professionally as Troye Sivan, first gained popularity via YouTube and in Australian talent competitions but is now a successful musician and actor who has performed alongside megastars like Ariana Grande, Russell Crowe, and Nicole Kidman. He has released two Billboard top-five albums. As an actor, Sivan portrayed the younger version of Wolverine in the 2009 film X-Men Origins: Wolverine. He has over 6.7 million subscribers and over 100 million total views. Already a huge success despite his youth, Sivan is CLPR's pick for the number-five spot on the 2019 Top 5 Under 35 in Australia’s Entertainment Industry list.

 

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Hairlossly Offers Reliable Information On The Best Hair Loss Treatment Products for Women

Press Release: Hairlossly, the hair care specific website, provides highly researched and informative blogs and articles about the best hair loss treatment products available on the market today. Hairlossly also offers attractive deals on some of the top brands available on the market today, in the women’s hair care niche.

“We are delighted to bring to you information about some of the best hair loss treatment products available on the market today,” says the spokesperson for the website. “We have a team of hair care experts who keep a close watch on the developments in the field of hair care. You can visit our website to get details about the most popular brands and the latest launches, all in one convenient place.”

The team of hair care experts at Hairlossly provides detailed information about professional hair care products and the latest introductions in the market. The team, with their unmatched experienced in analyzing hair care treatment and solutions, then offer detailed information on such products for the benefit of customers.

Apart from featuring the best hair loss treatment products, Hairlossly also has a section where visitors can find highly informative articles and blogs on the subject of hair loss and hair rejuvenation. Visitors can also find highly valuable tops for preventing hair loss and for a head full of healthy hair.

Currently, some of the most popular posts about hair on the website are Signs That You Are Headed For Hair Loss, 5 Vitamins For Healthy Hair, How Hair Loss Affects Women, How To Maintain Positive Body Image While Experiencing Hair Loss and the Best 7 Shampoos for Hair Loss Prevention. There are many other such blogs and articles by some of the top experts on the subject on the website. Hairlossly also keeps updating this page with fresh content by hair care professionals, beauticians, and industry experts.

One of the brands that the website recommends for dealing with woman’s hair is Keranique. It is a woman-specific hair loss treatment that’s clinically proven to help hair regrowth in women. Keranique is the featured hair regrowth product on Hairlossly.

Hairlossly has several sections dedicated to information sharing on various aspects of hair care. Readers can find the best articles on the subject in their Lifestyle and Health sections. Hairlossly also has a research and therapy guide section which offers information about innovative products for the treatment of hair loss and for the best possible hair care.
Hairlossly is a popular resource for those looking for information on hair loss and professional hair care products as they thoroughly research and vet hair loss products with absolute honesty and integrity.

Hairlossly has emerged as a popular platform where women can discuss their needs, problems, and experiences on hair loss and hair care products. The website is committed to supporting women and wants to make them feel confident and beautiful at any stage of hair loss.

For more information, visit https://www.hairlossly.com

About Hairlossly:

Hairlossly is one of the most trusted and reliable online resources for information on everything related to hair loss treatment and hair care solutions for both men and women. The mission of this popular website is to educate, inform and inspire women experiencing hair loss and to provide them the most up-to-date product information and high quality hair tips that can help women make the right decisions for overcoming the problem. The site is known for their unbiased hair education and useful tips to improve hair health.

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Chinese artist Fu Wenjun latest Digital Pictorial Photography works solo show at Dairy Arts Center

What is photography? When the question asked, everyone will have an image/images appear in their mind. Does the photography art just stop growing, existing as these commonly acknowledge schemes? The artist Fu Wenjun doesn’t think so. Turning away from the recording function of photography widely recognized by the public, Fu Wenjun aims at exploring to place photography art in dialogue with other art media, like Chinese painting, oil painting, print, sculpture etc, so as to extend the possibility of photography art and to provide the viewers different visual experience. Based on these reflections on the photography art, Fu Wenjun put forward concept and practice of “Digital Pictorial Photography”, an innovative photography art style.

On the occasion of the solo show at Diary Arts Center, titled “Is it photography?”, Fu Wenjun will exhibit his latest Digital Pictorial Photography works, which focus on his exploration of photography with the connection of painting, especially with sculpture. Apart from the aesthetic and artistic features, Fu Wenjun’s works show an Eastern philosophy thinking towards the global or regional issues related to history, culture, human life and nature. He brings another angle to view things happening around us and in our world. Is it photography? Yes, it is. It’s not the common one, but brings new interpretation to the definition of photography art.

The works June Snow, Tang Ceramic Horse, Play Shadow, Mysterious Ceramic Figure present the rich and colorful history of the city Xi’an, continuously inhabited since about 1100 BC. The objects like pagoda, ceramic art, shadow play show the open attitude towards different religions and integration of Chinese and other ethic culture in a long history happened in this city, as the starting point of the Silk Road, connecting East Asia and Southeast Asia with East Africa, West Asia and Southern Europe.

Under the Earth’s highest mountain, Mount Everest, Tibet is the highest region on Earth, with an average elevation of 16,000 ft. This “isolated” wonderland is given not only breathtaking natural landscape, but also the Tibetan people, their lifestyle and their unique culture are very fascinating, which lead to the series Wind from Tibet. The series focuses on the Sho Dun Festival, known as Yogurt festival is an important celebration for the Tibetan lay people as well as the monks usually in the middle of August, after a month's retreat by the monks who stay within their monasteries to avoid walking on the emerging summer insects and killing them.

The works of Fu Wenjun may confuse the viewers at a first glance if they are photography. In this way the artist called attention to people’s activity of reading images, highlighting processes of translation and interpretation that are shared by artist and viewer alike. In the process these works provoke us to reconsider the degree to which our pictures of reality are shaped by the visual conventions and codes of particular media.

About the artist

Fu Wenjun (b.1955, www,fuwenjun,com), graduated from the Sichuan Fine Arts Institute and currently lives and works in Chongqing. He creates principally through the art media of photography, installation, sculpture and oil painting, and has put forward the concept and practice of “Digital Pictorial Photography”.

His works embody his reflections on many issues related to the Eastern and Western history, culture and humanity, including the relationship between different cultures in the age of globalisation, the heritage of traditional Chinese culture in a rapidly changing society, industrialisation and urbanisation in Chinese cities.

His solo exhibitions are presented at the National Art Museum of China (Beijing), at the Museu Europeu de Arte Moderno (Barcelona), at the Old Summer Palace Museum (Beijing), at the Today Art Museum (Beijing), at the United Nations Headquarters (New York), at the Guangdong Museum of Art (Guangzhou) and at other international art organizations.

Fu Wenjun exhibited at significant international exhibitions, including the Esposizione Triennale di Arti Visive a Roma, London Art Biennale, Biennale Internazionale d’Arte del Mediterraneo, Triennale dell’Arte Contemporanea, 1st Asia Biennial/5th Guangzhou Triennial, XVIII Bienal de Cerveira, NordArt, collateral exhibition of Biennale di Venezia 2013, entitled Voice of the Unseen Chinese Independent Art 1979/Today.

He has won numerous awards, including the first prize from International Biennial of Contemporary Art in Argentina, “The Best Artist in the World” at Tour Eiffel La Grande Exposition Universelle, International Award “Lorenzo il Magnifico” of X Florence Biennale.

His works are among international organization and museum collections, such as the National Art Museum of China, Museu Europeu d'Art Modern, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum and Societe Nationale des Beaux Arts in France.

About the exhibition

Title: Is It Photography? Fu Wenjun Solo Exhibition
Duration: October 12 – November 25, 2018

Venue: Hand-Rudy & MacMillon Family Gallery, Diary Arts Center
Exhibition reception: October 12 | 5-8 pm

Gallery Hours: Monday – Friday: 10 – 6 or later | Saturday: 12 – 7:30 or later | Sunday: 12 – 5:30 or later

Address: 2590 Walnut Street (26th & Walnut) | Boulder, Colorado 80302, USA

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Dr Ashish Dutta - Everything One Need to Know About The Non-Surgical Butt Enhancement Treatment

If you are also curious about this procedure and wish to give it a try but are confused and unsure, we've got you covered. Here's all you need to know about the non-surgical butt enhancement procedure so you can make a decision is this treatment is right for you and proceed with confidence.

Dr Ash Dutta, Founder of Aesthetic Beauty Centre and one of the few highly trained and accredited surgeons in the UK will take us through the Non-Surgical Bum enhancement treatment.

What is a non-surgical bum enhancement procedure?

A non-surgical bum enhancement procedure essentially involves adding volume to the butt area to enlarge, as well as add definition and shape. The procedure also helps in boosting skin elasticity and lifting sagging buttocks and thighs back into their rightful place.

How does the non-surgical bum enhancement procedure work?

As the name suggests, the treatment does not involve surgery. Unlike the traditional enhancement or enlargement surgeries that extract fat from other parts of the body to place it in the desired area, or the use of implants, the non-surgical butt enhancement procedure aims to add volume to the butt area using dermal fillers. You may have seen many celebrities including Nicki Minaj and Beyonce who are flaunting fuller butts in style.

Why should one opt for a non-surgical procedure?

The greatest benefit of opting for a non-surgical procedure is the fact that there is reduced downtime and less tissue trauma involved. Also the fact that there is no scarring makes it the ideal treatment to go for. There is also a very much reduced risk of infection and complications.

How is the non-surgical procedure better than the traditional surgery?

Injections of dermal fillers make it possible to create subtle changes in the process of reshaping the butt which is not necessarily possible in the traditional surgery. This helps create a nicely shaped butt instead of only a larger butt. The traditional surgery involves addition of volume to the area but tends to make the skin around the area saggy, droopy, spongy and loose. The non-surgical butt lift procedure involves addition of a significant amount of volume in the area as well as tightening and lifting the skin with the use of advanced technology. This leads to a well shaped, well-toned butt.

Another fascinating feature available in the non-surgical treatment is the controlled amount of volume addition. One can look mid-way into the treatment as to whether the desired volume has been attained and if not, one can go ahead with adding more. This is not possible in the traditional surgical method as you are likely to be under sedation or general anesthesia so cannot contribute to the outcome once the surgery has begun.

Who is it suitable for?

Anyone who wishes to enhance or enlarge their butt area, over the age of 18. It is a great alternative for anyone who does not enough fat to harvest for the Brazilian Butt lift (from other parts of their body) and/or are not keen on liposuction.

How long does the procedure take and what is the downtime involved?

The duration of the procedure and the number of sittings required will vary slightly in each case. At the consultation you’ll receive a tailored treatment plan, after an examination. As a rough guide: treatments can take about 45-60 minutes.

As for the downtime, there is a very short to no downtime involved depending on the requirements and the kind of procedure one has opted for. There can be a little tenderness and swelling in the area for around 5-7 days.

Are there any risks of deformities?

The surgical method including liposuction and fat transfer involves a risk of deformities since fat is extracted out of the body and placed inside another part of the body, so there is a slight chance that it does not ‘take’ well, or there may be unevenness and asymmetry; and hence a corrective procedure may be required. The non-surgical butt enhancement however, is different. It does not include any risks of deformities.

Are there any side-effects involved?

The non-surgical treatment is a relatively safe treatment to go for but one must always book an appointment with a professional to assess one’s individual case. Before going for any sort of treatment, it is advisable to have a detailed consultation since there may be slightly different consequences; everybody is unique. It is also important to gather all the relevant information regarding the procedure; ie. do your research.

Know more about the Non-surgical Bum Enhancement Treatment at Aesthetic Beauty Centre , schedule a free consultation or call on 01915672900.

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How to Choose a Cosmetic Surgeon/Clinic

As a patient considering surgery one must check the surgeon’s expertise, his/her credentials, qualifications and also testimonials and reviews, which give an insight into other patients experiences and satisfaction levels.
 
Don’t be swayed by glamorous advertising showing unrealistic and ‘picture perfect’ ideals as results. This is bound to create false expectations and one must be vigilant and discerning.
 
Things like the standard of service and care, levels of hygiene in the clinic, experience of the surgeon, nurses and/or technicians and ease of aftercare are the key aspects that must be taken into account.
 
Nowadays it’s very easy to look up websites, see a surgeon’s work and be impressed by the images one sees there. But unless one has thoroughly assessed the surgeon and researched all aspects you won’t know if the surgeon is right for you personally. Cosmetic surgery really is bespoke in every sense of the word. There is no ‘one size fits all’. Everyone is different !!
 
It’s also important to think very carefully before opting for surgery abroad as there are a vast array of companies offering cheaper surgery outside of the UK – a tempting proposition – however there are various additional factors to consider and be aware of in this case (link to blog-Dr Ash Dutta on Cosmetic Surgery Abroad – Should you consider or not ?)
 
Finally it’s about achieving ‘natural results’ that are not just aesthetic but also lessen the risks associated with surgery. Be wary of a surgeon who promises to make you look more like that film star or celebrity you idolize.
 
Consider surgery not because you feel pressurised by the ideals of beauty presented by the media – magazines, TV shows, advertisements or even peer pressure.
 
You must do it only when you want to improve an aspect of yourself; something that can’t be resolved by just a healthy lifestyle.
 
Cosmetic Surgery if done right can restore one’s confidence and even be empowering!! The author, Dr Ash Dutta, Founder of Aesthetic Beauty Centre, is one of the few highly trained and accredited surgeons in the UK. He has registration with the GMC, BCAM, BAAPS, IHRS. Read Dr Ash Dutta’s review on trust pilot. You can also follow him on Vimeo, Facebook & Twitter.
 
The procedures he routinely performs can be found on and an appointment with him can be booked for free. If you would like to schedule a consultation with Dr Ashish Dutta please book your free consultation or call us on 01915672900.

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