April 2, 2021

Day: April 2, 2021

Women as fashion icons through the decades | Lifestyle

Since 1981, women have been celebrated during the month of March as trailblazers and innovators for what modern femininity looks like. As Women’s History Month wraps up, let’s highlight a few icons through the decades that changed the fashion industry as we know it. More than just a pretty face on the cover of a magazine, these women have made their mark on not only fashion but also humanity. 

Audrey Hepburn

Hepburn was well-known for her work as an actress.


Queen of “the little black dress,” Audrey Hepburn will forever be a symbol of class and compassion.

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The Digital Fashion House That Was an Early Adopter of NFTs

  •  Digital fashion companies aim to disrupt and digitize high fashion
  • Insider spoke with a representative from The Fabricant, a digital fashion house.
  • The Fabricant works with major brands, and some of its designs have sold as NFTs.
  • See more stories on Insider’s business page.

Before NFTs were netting $69 million at Christie’s, The Fabricant was auctioning off a unique NFT at the 2019 Ethereum conference.

The sale of the Iridescence Dress, a digital-only piece of couture, approached $10,000 — a pretty penny for what was then a burgeoning market. 

Not all digital-fashion items are NFTs, explains Michaela Larosse, head of

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Fawaz Gruosi Returns to High Jewelry

Once upon a time, Fawaz Gruosi had an uncontested monopoly on the hottest invitation at Cannes. His parties were legendary, attended by every member of the A+ list, all of whom would come dripping in his most extravagant jewels. For that, the charismatic founder of de Grisogono earned his reputation as a master marketer, shrewdly leveraging high profile events to build his brand’s international reputation and amass a clientele that ranged from Middle Eastern royalty to Manhattan high society.

It wasn’t just the parties that dazzled. Gruosi was, first and foremost, a creator. He could mold exceptional stones into sensuous

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Designer for ‘A-list’ celebrities opening a storefront in NW Ohio

Midwest Kids headquarters are coming to Toledo with a retail space opening soon and an Adidas shoe launch coming in the fall.

TOLEDO, Ohio — Forget fashion trends starting on the West Coast. Toledo has it made when it comes to making waves.

A Rogers High School graduate is home after years designing in New York and Los Angeles.

“I grew up in the projects, I grew up in LMHA housing,” Darryl Brown said.

From humble beginnings, Brown wasn’t sure what he wanted to do with his life after school.

He tried out a few different industrial jobs and eventually

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Skye Drynan House of Skye Pairs High-Fashion with High-Function via the SexyBack Bra


Since the inception of women’s intimates, it has been extremely difficult to create a bra that is as captivating as it is functional. Skye Drynan is applying her business prowess from Wall St. and the biotech sector to create a truly innovative bra, a bra that is set to be the wave of the future. Meet the SexyBack Bra from House of Skye.

The sleek SexyBack Bra has 22 tabs that lets the wearer modify the bra however they see fit, a true unicorn in the world of bras. During fancy and extravagant outings, a stunning dress is often sought

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