Cool Asian fashion brands challenge Western labels

trendCool Asian fashion brands challenge Western labels
SEOUL Fashion brands from South Korea, China and Japan are becoming serious rivals of their Western peers as Asian consumers become increasingly confident in their own style and take pride in buying home-grown labels. Asian consumers are the world’s …
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Fashion Designers
Fashion designers create original clothing, accessories, and footwear. They sketch designs, select fabrics and patterns, and give instructions on how to make the products they designed. Fashion designers work in wholesale or manufacturing establishments …
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Burn Your Hipster Headdresses: Native Fashion Here & Now!
Native fashion is on the rise and growing in the public’s consciousness. From high-end couture that struts down the catwalk to edgy streetwear to the artisan running an Etsy shop, Indigenous people are here and reclaiming what’s theirs through the art …
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Most U.S. beers to get calorie and ingredient labels

cusineMost U.S. beers to get calorie and ingredient labels
(CNN)The most popular alcoholic beverage in America is about to get all health-conscious: Most beer brewers are voluntarily including freshness dating, calories, nutritional details and an ingredients list on their labels. The goal for brewers and …
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Calorie Labels: They’re Not Just for Light Beers Anymore
Beer brewers are being asked to share nutritional information on labels, but what does the move really mean? Light beers are in the business of touting their low calories on their label. But you may soon find more beer makers slapping calorie counts on …
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12 Beers of Summer @ Gladstone Hotel
Don your ugliest Hawaiian shirt and cozy up with a beer (or 12) at our all-night party. We’ve gathered a long list of our favourite breweries who will all descend on the Gladstone Hotel on Friday July 29th, where they’ll be pouring glasses of good cheer in …
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If It Ain’t About the Money: Does HipHop Still Need Major Labels?

musicIf It Ain’t About the Money: Does HipHop Still Need Major Labels?
Do you express concern over dropping sales numbers, the harmful values propagated by club records, the hipsters documenting—distorting, even—the culture? Or are you excited about the state of hip-hop? Do you celebrate artists’ increasing independence …
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Joey Fatts Discusses Being Homeless
“After Chipper Jones 2, I went out on tour with [A$ AP] Ferg,” Joey Fatts says in the interview that was published Wednesday (January 7). “That was hard for me. Like, I made a little money, but not enough to go pay rent somewhere, feel me? I started …
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Rage against the regime: The hiphop artists spearheading Egypt’s underground
Long before the Egyptian Revolution of 2011 sparked by protests in Cairo’s Tahir Square, local hip-hop artists had already been making music from underground spaces that rallied against the policies of then-president Hosni Mubarak and his regime.
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