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Jeeg Robot. "Ci ho sempre sperato e poi si è avverato", il Tazzina si racconta

Il film è uscito a febbraio, ma la “Jeeg Robot mania” è stata talmente travolgente da spingere i cinema italiani a proiettarlo nuovamente nelle sale. …

I don’t mean to ruin your holiday, but Europe hates tourists – and with good reason

Travel opens our eyes to the world – but it also means closing them. We ignore the hordes of people like us, all of whom want authentic tapas and a photo for Instagram<p>You are not wanted. You are killing the thing you love. You are ruining everything. You are demanding and noisy and you drink too …

Tourism

Europeans angry at having to share their cities with millions of tourists

Protests against the effects of mass tourism are roiling western European cities like Barcelona, Venice, Florence and Rome — magnets for …

Tourism

This Is Why Buying Stuff Will Never Make You Happy

"After moving down to London, I spent the first three months in an very edgy state and my spending was out of control. When feeling particularly …

Happiness

Brand Upcycle And Repair – Warning Converse Heavy

Upcycle is a very real thing in my life. It’s largely how I manage my own wardrobe because cutting your costs without cutting your ethics is a very …

Routine Is The Enemy Of Creativity

One of the best aspects about being self employed is that there is no such thing as a normal day. I am very anti-routine. It doesn’t suit my …

Creativity

June 2017 – How Am I Doing

Sometimes photoshoots are like buses. Nothing for ages and then three come along at once. That’s June.<p>Mid month I was heading down south for some …

Handmade AND Cheap?

Does expensive always mean a considerately produced product? Not necessarily. Take any couture brand then look at where their factories are. But …

Ethics

Overload – Again

How do you deal with social media overload when you’re the one responsible for it? I don’t have the answer to that one. But to be honest, I have …

How Am I Doing? July 2017

July was a revisit to our new friend Orlagh, one of Maverick Models newest recruits. I find one shoot is never enough. It can take take all day to …

WordPress.com

UK must address giant trade deficit, IMF warns

Britain needs to save more, train up its workers and become a more competitive economy to try to bring down its very large current account deficit, the International Monetary Fund has warned.<p>Analysts studied 28 of the world’s largest economies and found the UK has the biggest deficit, running at …

Economics

The Designer Struggle: Profit vs. Popularity

Today, buzzworthy collections from established and up-and-coming designers are instantaneously replicated by fast-fashion companies while wise teens …

Launching gig economy review, Britain's May seeks to regain authority

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May tried to wrest back control of Britain’s political agenda on Tuesday by reviving her pledge to introduce sweeping social reforms at the launch of a report on how to better protect workers in the “gig economy”.<p>May wants to signal that it is business as …

Brexit

LOÉIL: The Brand That Makes Zara Look Original

Did Former Vogue Director Lucinda Chambers Just Get Herself Sued?

Is Gentrification a Threat to Fashion Capitals?

Waves of young creatives are abandoning New York and London for lower rents and a better quality of life in places like Berlin and Los Angeles. Should the fashion industry be worried?<p><b>LONDON, United Kingdom</b> — “If I didn’t have the household arrangements that I have, creating and starting my own …

Cities

M&S fashion chief will leave behind £1.7m as she departs Halfords

Britain’s biggest clothing retailer could compensate Jill McDonald for missing out on payouts from previous employer<p>Jill McDonald, the boss of Halfords, is missing out on £1.7m of bonuses from the bikes and car parts retailer as she jumps ship to Marks & Spencer.<p>However, the executive, who will …

British Airways

May 2017 – How Am I Doing?

May saw me finally nailing a fashion shoot. It’s a miracle….<p>The good ones are always worth the wait and I was glad to be back with my dream team. …

Hairstyling

Free: without charge, for nothing, complimentary, gratis, at no cost

Free is a very loaded word. It implies that something didn’t cost anything.<p>However, products do not appear out of thin air. YOU might have got …

Money

March and April 2017 – How Am I Doing?

I spent most of March in Surrey housesitting for a friend. It was also a sort of retreat whilst I concentrated on revising the second edition of my …

Fashion Shows

Fashion Shows For Small Budgets

In a previous life before fashion, I used to help organise conferences. Nothing huge – 150 delegates, 3 days, special guests, formal banquets, …

How Shoe Brands Change Prices Depending on Gender

Shoes are a human obsession. Despite being just a piece of clothing, people care immensely about their shoes, and we show it in many different ways. …

Women are building real brands selling knockoff clothing

In China’s booming world of ecommerce, women really do hold up half the sky. More than 50 percent of shops on Taobao — Alibaba’s eBay-type website — …

China

Fashion doesn’t empower all women

Millions of garment workers, most of them young women, toil in slave-wage jobs around the world<p>A highlight of the $3tn fashion industry took place last week: the CFDA (Council of Fashion Designers of America) awards. These aren’t just a pat on the back, they’re career-defining. But you’re more …

Gender

UPDATED: Kering Mislabels Chinese-Made Sunglasses as "Made in Italy" Per New Lawsuit

Italy

UPDATED: Red Swimsuit Giveaway Goes Viral, Ends in Utter Chaos and Threats of Litigation

Instagram to Introduce Feature to Enable Users to Disclose Sponsored Posts

Instagram

Why Is Google Digitising the World's Fashion Archives?

For years, Google has been digitising the world’s museums, making cultural artefacts accessible in extraordinary detail to millions of internet …

Museums