February 25, 2021

Day: February 25, 2021

Women’s heart disease symptoms different than those in men

LUMBERTON — Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States for both women and men.

Learning to recognize symptoms early is of great importance, but it may be challenging for women because their symptoms are different than those in men.

The classical presentation of a heart attack is central chest discomfort lasting a few minutes intermittently. Patients of both genders usually describe crushing, squeezing pain or fullness sensation. However, for women, chest pain may not be as intense or it may not be the most bothersome symptom. Frequently, women complain of pain down the arms, jaw,

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Fashion victims: Italian artisans try to preserve their struggling industry

Creativity emanates from every corner of Italy, and this country’s $67 billion fashion business taps the talent of artisans who draw on generations of tradition.

But the coronavirus is sending shockwaves through the industry, shuttering shops and canceling fashion shows, with losses reaching a staggering $20 billion.

Correspondent Seth Doane traveled across Italy in recent months, to see how artisans are coping in the COVID era, from the floors of a fabric factory in the eastern Veneto region, to the rolling hills of Umbria.

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In the fashion capital, Milan, Raffaella Grasso inherited the embroidery business Pino Grasso Ricami

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A Jewelry Line Inspired by a Design Family’s Heirlooms

For more than three decades, the Italian designer Ilaria Icardi resisted following in the footsteps of her father, Umberto Icardi, by becoming a jeweler. He and his brothers, Giuseppe and Piero, set up their family-run fine jewelry business, Emmeti, in Valenza in the late 1960s and made precious gold pieces for private clients and, eventually, bigger brands such as Tiffany & Co. Valenza, a small industrial town in the north of Italy surrounded by undulating, verdant terrain that the region promotes as Little Tuscany, has been renowned for its goldsmithery for centuries, but home held little appeal for Icardi. “My

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The Most Unforgettable Moments From 35 Years Of New York Fashion Week

New York Fashion Week is upon us, taking a mostly digital format this season. For many of us, a virtual fashion show doesn’t hold a candle to the thrills of the real thing – here, Vogue looks back on 35 years of special NYFW moments. 

Jean-Michel Basquiat walks the Comme Des Garçons runway

Basquiat walking for Comme des Garçons in 1987.

© Photo: Courtesy of Comme des Garçons

In the late 1980s, Comme des Garçons held several fashion shows in New York City, peppering its runway with locals alongside models. For the brand’s spring 1987 collection, Rei Kawakubo cast the

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Aditya Birla Fashion buys 51% stake in luxury designer brand Sabyasachi


Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail today announced a strategic partnership with India’s largest designer brand, Sabyasachi by acquiring 51 per cent stake in Sabyasachi brand for Rs 398 crore..


Founded by Sabyasachi Mukherjee, the “Sabyasachi” brand is India’s largest and most influential luxury designer brand with strong Indian roots and global appeal. For the fiscal 2020, the company reported Rs 274 crore of revenue.



The brand straddles categories such as apparel, accessories and jewellery and has a strong franchise in India, USA, UK and the Middle East. The ABFRL platform will

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