The complete London Fashion Week schedule has just been announced by the British Fashion Council and we couldn’t be more excited.
Month: August 2015
The 72nd Venice Film Festival is almost here
The Venice film festival is squeezed between the auteurist prestige of Cannes in May and that colossal awards curtain-raiser provided by Toronto in September. But it can still regularly serve up stars and directorial heavy-hitters â€“ and so it has proved this year.
UK fashion schools top global rankings, but are their students ready for work?
The BA press fashion show at Central Saint Martins (CSM) attracts leading fashion journalists, buyers and employers, and this yearâ€™s glittering event was no exception. In the glamorous atrium of the art college, now part of the University of the Arts London, models showed the work of 40 undergraduate students.
Restaurants are booming in Britain, but there is a shortage of chefs and other staff
It is almost impossible to turn on the television without seeing a celebrity chef putting aspiring young cooks through their paces. But leaders in the restaurant industry have warned it is in the depths of a recruitment crisis that could force some of the Britain’s top culinary establishments to close their doors.
Ten places that are just as good in winter as they are in summer
Some holiday destinations were made to be visited at any time of year, whatever the season – and we don’t just mean the Canary Islands offering year-round sunshine!
New brain diet ‘slows mental decline’
“Eating food rich in vitamins and minerals keeps the brain younger,” reports the Daily Express. The headline was prompted by a US study of a new diet called MIND, which appeared to slow down ageing of the brain.
New video released in unsolved Boston art museum heist
The FBI is releasing surveillance footage from Bostonâ€™s Gardner Museum, hoping it will help to catch the culprits of the 1990 art heist. Thieves disguised as policemen stole 13 paintings worth $500 million in the greatest single property theft in US history.
Introducing: Fashion Recycling Week
H&M has teamed up with London College of Fashion’s Centre for Sustainable Fashion to launch the first nationwide Fashion Recycling Week, which will run from August 31 to September 6.