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Anthony Dillard, a former drug dealer turned street artist and entrepreneur, poses April 4, 2014 in front of some of his mural paintings in Camden, New Jersey

In US urban decay, ex-drug dealer is glimmer of hope

AFP News - 44 minutes ago Amid the urban decay of Camden, New Jersey -- one of the poorest and most dangerous of US cities -- a former drug dealer who did prison time is pushing to give his community a new lease on life. "I was not supposed to be on this side of statistics -- to be alive, free, to take care of my kids," Anthony Dillard, now an entrepreneur and artist, told AFP. Together with his…

  • Indonesian fashion estore Shopdeca expands to Singapore with funding and acquisition
    Indonesian fashion estore Shopdeca expands to Singapore with funding and … Tech in Asia - Thu, Apr 3, 2014

    With this new investment, Shopdeca is expanding to Singapore today with the acquisition of women’s fashion estore Eriin. More »Indonesian fashion estore Shopdeca expands to Singapore with funding and …

    Indonesian fashion estore Shopdeca expands to Singapore with funding and acquisition

    With this new investment, Shopdeca is expanding to Singapore today with the acquisition of women’s fashion estore Eriin.

  • Fashion loving celebrities rock Gucci bags
    Fashion loving celebrities rock Gucci bags Handbag.com - Tue, Apr 22, 2014

    There's something about Gucci handbags that makes them every self-confessed fashion lover's go-to. Their iconic monogram makes every stylish lady drool and their … More »Fashion loving celebrities rock Gucci bags

    Fashion loving celebrities rock Gucci bags

    There's something about Gucci handbags that makes them every self-confessed fashion lover's go-to. Their iconic monogram makes every stylish lady drool and their new nouveau fringing collection has us wanting a piece of the action. From Anne Hathaway to Naomi Watts, check out who's rocking Gucci arm candy.Got …

  • Fashion films of the week: Petit Bateau, Prada, Margiela & Mykita
    Fashion films of the week: Petit Bateau, Prada, Margiela & Mykita AFP Relax - 12 hours ago

    A shoppable video for a Petit Bateau capsule collection, Léa Seydoux and flowers feature in a new Prada scent short, and cool dreamy imagery for the Mykita-Margiela collaboration: … More »Fashion films of the week: Petit Bateau, Prada, Margiela & Mykita

    Fashion films of the week: Petit Bateau, Prada, Margiela & Mykita

    A shoppable video for a Petit Bateau capsule collection, Léa Seydoux and flowers feature in a new Prada scent short, and cool dreamy imagery for the Mykita-Margiela collaboration: here are the finest cuts from the world of fashion film over the past seven days. The French brand celebrated its capsule collection with Finnish …

  • Fashion Blogger Susie Lau writing Style Bubble book
    Fashion Blogger Susie Lau writing Style Bubble book Handbag.com - Tue, Apr 22, 2014

    However much we all love the internet (and we do, trust us) you just can't beat a good old fashioned coffee table book full of pretty pictures and fonts.We suspect … More »Fashion Blogger Susie Lau writing Style Bubble book

    Fashion Blogger Susie Lau writing Style Bubble book

    However much we all love the internet (and we do, trust us) you just can't beat a good old fashioned coffee table book full of pretty pictures and fonts.We suspect that is why fashion blogger extraordinaire Susie Lau of the Style Bubble blog is turning her hand away from blogging and instead writing an actual, physical …

  • Rita Ora's designer handbag collection
    Rita Ora's designer handbag collection Handbag.com - Tue, Apr 22, 2014

    Rita Ora welcomed yet another new designer handbag into her bulging collection this week, courtesy of big time shoe designer Giuseppe Zanotti.So we thought it high time … More »Rita Ora's designer handbag collection

    Rita Ora's designer handbag collection

    Rita Ora welcomed yet another new designer handbag into her bulging collection this week, courtesy of big time shoe designer Giuseppe Zanotti.So we thought it high time we all took a look at her designer handbag collection in full. Or at least the Chanel, Prada, Fendi, Moschino highlights...Rita Ora's designer handbag …

  • More Kim Kardashian wedding dress clues
    More Kim Kardashian wedding dress clues Handbag.com - Tue, Apr 22, 2014

    As much as we'd love to reveal that Kim Kardashian and Kanye West will be dressing baby North in a studded leather bridesmaid's jacket, we don't think it's … More »More Kim Kardashian wedding dress clues

    More Kim Kardashian wedding dress clues

    As much as we'd love to reveal that Kim Kardashian and Kanye West will be dressing baby North in a studded leather bridesmaid's jacket, we don't think it's actually going to happen.We know, we know, it'd be terribly awesome if they did.Rather than a leaked sketch of her actual wedding dress design however, …

  • Leslie Mann nails four fashion trends in one in Monique Lhuillier
    Leslie Mann nails four fashion trends in one in Monique Lhuillier Handbag.com - Tue, Apr 22, 2014

    While Cameron played it safe in an LBD and Kate in a grey embellished Dolce & Gabbana dress, Leslie took a risk in bold colours and it totally paid off. Let us list … More »Leslie Mann nails four fashion trends in one in Monique Lhuillier

    Leslie Mann nails four fashion trends in one in Monique Lhuillier

    While Cameron played it safe in an LBD and Kate in a grey embellished Dolce & Gabbana dress, Leslie took a risk in bold colours and it totally paid off. Let us list the trends Leslie Mann nailed in her Monique Lhuillier pink silk bandeau and orange ball skirt: It's official, Leslie Mann is our new fashion crush.

  • Giuliana Rancic: Don't overspend on clothes
    Giuliana Rancic: Don't overspend on clothes Cover Media - 23 hours ago

    Giuliana Rancic believes many people are far too serious about fashion. More »Giuliana Rancic: Don't overspend on clothes

    Giuliana Rancic: Don't overspend on clothes

    Giuliana Rancic believes many people are far too serious about fashion.

  • Jean Paul Gaultier's childhood rejection
    Jean Paul Gaultier's childhood rejection Cover Media - 23 hours ago

    Jean Paul Gaultier's rejection as a child spurred on his career in fashion, which he believes can open minds. More »Jean Paul Gaultier's childhood rejection

    Jean Paul Gaultier's childhood rejection

    Jean Paul Gaultier's rejection as a child spurred on his career in fashion, which he believes can open minds.

  • Phoebe Philo and Natalie Massenet named on Time mag's 100 most influential people list
    Phoebe Philo and Natalie Massenet named on Time mag's 100 most influential … AFP Relax - 17 hours ago

    Two of fashion's most important figures, Phoebe Philo and Natalie Massenet appear in Time's latest list of most influential people in the world, published online Thursday. … More »Phoebe Philo and Natalie Massenet named on Time mag's 100 most influential …

    Phoebe Philo and Natalie Massenet named on Time mag's 100 most influential people list

    Two of fashion's most important figures, Phoebe Philo and Natalie Massenet appear in Time's latest list of most influential people in the world, published online Thursday. Phoebe Philo is of course, the creative director of Céline. Philo's friend and former Chloé colleague Stella McCartney has written a piece for the …

  • MAC & Proenza Schouler collection unveiled
    MAC & Proenza Schouler collection unveiled AFP Relax - 17 hours ago

    MAC has unveiled its latest designer collaboration, a capsule collection with Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez of New York City based fashion label Proenza Schouler. … More »MAC & Proenza Schouler collection unveiled

    MAC & Proenza Schouler collection unveiled

    MAC has unveiled its latest designer collaboration, a capsule collection with Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez of New York City based fashion label Proenza Schouler. The collection riffs on the designers' signature use of quirky colors and irridescent finishes. 

  • Garment workers and activists carry a mock coffin during a protest in front of the Bangladesh Garment Manufactures and Exporters Association (BGMEA) office in Dhaka on April 23, 2014
    Protests on Dhaka factory disaster anniversary AFP News - 19 hours ago

    Western fashion brands faced pressure Thursday to increase help for victims of the world's worst garment factory accident, as mass protests marked the one-year anniversary … More »Protests on Dhaka factory disaster anniversary

    Garment workers and activists carry a mock coffin during a protest in front of the Bangladesh Garment Manufactures and Exporters Association (BGMEA) office in Dhaka on April 23, 2014

    Western fashion brands faced pressure Thursday to increase help for victims of the world's worst garment factory accident, as mass protests marked the one-year anniversary of the Bangladesh disaster that cost 1,138 lives. Thousands of people, some wearing funeral shrouds, staged demonstrations at the site of the now-infamous …

  • Finished garments are seen after they were retrieved from the rubble following the collapse of the Rana Plaza industrial building in Savar, on the outskirts of Dhaka, on May 4, 2013
    Rana Plaza one year on: brands and buyers make few changes AFP News - 23 hours ago

    One year on from the tragedy at Rana Plaza, Bangladesh's worst ever industrial disaster in which more than 1,000 factory workers died, has anything really changed in … More »Rana Plaza one year on: brands and buyers make few changes

    Finished garments are seen after they were retrieved from the rubble following the collapse of the Rana Plaza industrial building in Savar, on the outskirts of Dhaka, on May 4, 2013

    One year on from the tragedy at Rana Plaza, Bangladesh's worst ever industrial disaster in which more than 1,000 factory workers died, has anything really changed in the fast-fashion brands on Western high streets? On Paris's Boulevard Haussmann, shoppers said the wave of international outrage caused when the nine-story …

  • AllSaints joins fashion's 'Hack Pack'
    AllSaints joins fashion's 'Hack Pack' AFP Relax - Thu, Apr 24, 2014

    The London-based men's and womenswear brand will be playing a key role in the Decoded Fashion event where the worlds of fashion and tech collide.  Set to take place … More »AllSaints joins fashion's 'Hack Pack'

    AllSaints joins fashion's 'Hack Pack'

    The London-based men's and womenswear brand will be playing a key role in the Decoded Fashion event where the worlds of fashion and tech collide.  Set to take place May 10-11, Decoded Fashion will see 250 top coders and tech entrepreneurs organized into teams working through night and day to create innovative problem-solving …

  • Designs of the Year 2014 category winners revealed
    Designs of the Year 2014 category winners revealed AFP Relax - Wed, Apr 23, 2014

    The winners of the Designs of the Year Award 2014 have been announced by London's Design Museum, with starchitect Zaha Hadid and fashion mogul Miuccia Prada both scooping … More »Designs of the Year 2014 category winners revealed

    Designs of the Year 2014 category winners revealed

    The winners of the Designs of the Year Award 2014 have been announced by London's Design Museum, with starchitect Zaha Hadid and fashion mogul Miuccia Prada both scooping accolades. The awards celebrate global innovation and original talent over the past year, from the fields of architecture, digital, fashion, furniture, …

  • Designers return to childhood Disney memories for charity
    Designers return to childhood Disney memories for charity AFP Relax - Tue, Apr 22, 2014

    Disney France has invited around 20 fashion designers and visual artists to explore the theme of "Bad for Good" ("Le Mal pour le Bien") through a series of works that … More »Designers return to childhood Disney memories for charity

    Designers return to childhood Disney memories for charity

    Disney France has invited around 20 fashion designers and visual artists to explore the theme of "Bad for Good" ("Le Mal pour le Bien") through a series of works that will be exhibited in Paris and sold at auction for charity. Once again this year, Disney France is renewing its tradition of partnering with designers and …

  • Kate Middleton celebrates Easter Sunday with pastel fashion trend
    Kate Middleton celebrates Easter Sunday with pastel fashion trend Handbag.com - Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    Kate Middleton and Prince William attended the St Andrew's Cathedral Easter Sunday Service in Australia this morning, giving Kate another opportunity to wow us with … More »Kate Middleton celebrates Easter Sunday with pastel fashion trend

    Kate Middleton celebrates Easter Sunday with pastel fashion trend

    Kate Middleton and Prince William attended the St Andrew's Cathedral Easter Sunday Service in Australia this morning, giving Kate another opportunity to wow us with her Royal tour wardrobe.Today's look? Another Alexander McQueen coat, this time chiming with spring and summer's biggest fashion trend.Nailing pastel …

  • NBC adding Weir, Lipinski to Derby
    NBC adding Weir, Lipinski to Derby Associated Press - Tue, Apr 22, 2014

    NBC is adding Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski to its Kentucky Derby telecast as fashion correspondents next week, illustrating how the network's coverage now reflects one … More »NBC adding Weir, Lipinski to Derby

    NBC adding Weir, Lipinski to Derby

    NBC is adding Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski to its Kentucky Derby telecast as fashion correspondents next week, illustrating how the network's coverage now reflects one of the most female-friendly televised ...

  • Diaz: Fashion creates my characters
    Diaz: Fashion creates my characters Cover Media - Tue, Apr 22, 2014

    Cameron Diaz thinks that you can tell a whole story with fashion, especially when it comes to her portrayal of different characters. More »Diaz: Fashion creates my characters

    Diaz: Fashion creates my characters

    Cameron Diaz thinks that you can tell a whole story with fashion, especially when it comes to her portrayal of different characters.

  • Michael Kightly of Stoke City works the ball against of the Houston Dynamo during the Dynamo Charities Cup at BBVA Compass Stadium on July 24, 2013 in Houston, Texas
    Burnley promoted to the Premier League AFP News - Tue, Apr 22, 2014

    Burnley ended their four-year wait to return to the Premier League in emphatic fashion as their 2-0 win over Wigan Athletic clinched promotion on Monday. Sean Dyche's … More »Burnley promoted to the Premier League

    Michael Kightly of Stoke City works the ball against of the Houston Dynamo during the Dynamo Charities Cup at BBVA Compass Stadium on July 24, 2013 in Houston, Texas

    Burnley ended their four-year wait to return to the Premier League in emphatic fashion as their 2-0 win over Wigan Athletic clinched promotion on Monday. Sean Dyche's team kicked off knowing a victory would guarantee their lucrative place among English football's elite next season, and they finished the job with a flourish …