Fashion Weeks are finally kicking off around the world despite the coronavirus pandemic. In Milan, a mix of live and virtual shows will be a part of the Fashion Week for its first edition since the coronavirus lockdown given that designers are trying to balance showcasing their collections with the safety measures imposed on account of the global pandemic. The event will kick of from September 22 to September 28, and around one third of the 64 women’s and men’s spring-summer collection shows will be held live with safety measures in place. … [Read more...] about Milan, Madrid, New York: Fashion Weeks kick off around the globe with coronavirus restrictions in place
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Spring Studios, the normal home of New York Fashion Week, is also adapting. “We are offering the rooftop at Spring (Studios) to designers for more traditional runway shows that may have a very small and limited, socially distant audience,” said Guidone. Designers will use the indoor venues that previously hosted large runway shows to debut their collections in new ways, such as by creating films or content for social media. “And then we’ll release that content on schedule as if it’s live,” Guidone said. … [Read more...] about New York Fashion Week gets a new look amid Covid-19 restrictions
Hand-wrapping rice dumplings, splashing dragon boats, reciting ancient romantic poems...many New Yorkers marked the Dragon Boat Festival, a traditional Chinese holiday that commemorates the death of an ancient patriotic poet Qu Yuan, with fervor and color over the weekend. … [Read more...] about New Yorkers celebrate Dragon Boat Festival with fervor & color
Sensory challenges, vision-related problems and nutritional deficiencies can make children anxious, irritable and even angry. About a year ago, Chandni and Atul Kumar, a couple based in Byculla, discovered that their 11-year-old needed prescription glasses. “For almost a full year before that, we had been at our wit’s end, trying to understand why Amar was always getting in trouble. His teachers would complain that he was distracting everyone; he would get into fights,” Chandni recalls. “If we asked him about it, he used to start crying.” Separately, the couple had Amar’s eyes tested upon the insistence of a teacher who noticed he was struggling to read the blackboard, and within weeks of getting his spectacles, Chandni says, “He seemed happier, and was much calmer.” Dr Fran Reinstein, a trustee of the New York State Optometric Association, who is also on the executive board of the Children’s Vision Coalition, says, … [Read more...] about Are you reading the signs right?
Moreover, the fact that the Chinese President, when he visited Pakistan in 2015, >agreed to the $46 billion investment also gave rise to a sense of gloating in the press, since he promised only $20 billion in investment to India when he visited the country in 2014. The Pakistani Finance Minister stated that the corridor would change the destiny not just of Pakistan, but of three billion people in the region! Such has been the hype over the projected road. Clearly, all provincial governments (with their own particular ethnic and regional alliances), political parties and interests realise the huge externalities which are expected to accrue to the infrastructure and road building along the corridor, and hence their interest in acquiring political and economic returns from it. … [Read more...] about The new game changer in Pakistan