Posts Tagged Beauty and fashion

Big milestone for Britain’s little prince

This photo taken Wednesday, July 2, 2014, and released Monday, July 21, 2014, to mark Prince George's first birthday, shows Britain's Prince William and Kate Duchess of Cambridge and the Prince during a visit to the Sensational Butterflies exhibition at the Natural History Museum, London. (AP Photo/John Stillwell, Pool)

LONDON (AP) — The palace is releasing special pictures, the Royal Mint is striking a commemorative coin and newspapers are publishing glowing tributes.

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South Carolina woman makes clothes from castoffs

In this July 16, 2014 photo, Jillian Owens poses with some of her thrift store dresses at her home in Columbia, S.C. Since 2010, the 32-year-old Columbia resident has been delving into thrift store racks around the area, taking what some may see as “ugly” pieces and whipping them into hip, trendy fashions. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — For Jillian Owens, some of her passion for fashion was motivated by a desire for new garments without the creation of more waste. And, she says openly on her blog, “I was also quite broke and couldn’t afford new clothes.”

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Beyonce exhibit to debut at Rock Hall-Museum

In this Thursday, July 17, 2014 photo, from left, outfits from Beyonce's 2013 Super Bowl performance, 2011"Sweet Dreams,"  2003 "Single Ladies" and 2003 "Dangerously in Love" are displayed in a new exhibit at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland. The Rock Hall announced Friday, July 18, 2014, that outfits from Beyonce’s Super Bowl performance and music videos will debut Tuesday in the Ahmet Ertegun Main Exhibit Hall in its Legends of Rock section next to iconic pieces from Michael Jackson, David Bowie and Bruce Springsteen. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

NEW YORK (AP) — A fashion exhibit centered on Beyonce will debut at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in a section previously featuring only Hall of Famers.

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Westbrook: Basketballs and baskets of clothes

In this June 24, 2014 photo, Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbook poses for a portrait in New York. Westbrook partnered with Barneys New York to create an exclusive collection of menswear called  Westbrook–XO-Barneys New York, available on Thursday, July 17. (Photo by Drew Gurian/Invision/AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — Go shopping with powerhouse basketball player Russell Westbrook — whose colorful style has made headlines outside of sports — and you’ll probably be surprised by his favorite section: the sale rack.

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Nordstrom ads feature models with disabilities

This undated image provided by Nordstrom shows a model in a wheelchair advertising boots in the company’s annual July anniversary catalog, which is its biggest sale event of the year with preview discounts on new fashions for fall. Nordstrom has been using professional models with disabilities in ads and catalogs since 1997. A consulting firm called Global Disability Inclusion says only a few companies use models with disabilities _ though there are more now than in the past _ and calls Nordstrom “an industry leader” in that regard.  (AP Photo/Nordstrom)

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s not easy to find models with disabilities in ads for the fashion and beauty industry — unless you look in the Nordstrom catalog.

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