May 6, 2021

Day: May 6, 2021

First woman completing sport analytics degree at Syracuse U

Bailie Brown doesn’t consider herself a trailblazer, and yet in a way she is — and so is her school.

Brown will graduate this month from Syracuse University’s Falk College with a Bachelor of Science degree in sport analytics, becoming the first woman to complete the four-year undergraduate program since its inception five years ago. Her 23 classmates are men.

“It’s definitely an honor,” Brown said. “I think that there’s a little bit of pressure that goes along with that. I think I feel like I need to be successful.”

Syracuse University and California Baptist University in Los Angeles began

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Artisans in India struggle to survive in fashion’s ‘invisible supply chains’

Written by Oscar Holland, CNN

Before the pandemic, Gayatri Khanna’s Mumbai-based embroidery firm used to work on luxury garments and accessories for some of the world’s biggest fashion houses.

Now, she said, some of them won’t even answer her calls.

“These are people who we have spoken to for years and years,” she said during a phone interview. “And suddenly there’s no news, or even a ‘What’s going on?’ Or, ‘How is the business?'”

Amid a coronavirus crisis that is pushing India’s hospitals to breaking point, collapsing demand for apparel in the West is also having a devastating knock-on effect
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Copenhagen designer infuses men’s jewellery with Scandi cool

Copenhagen designer infuses men’s jewellery with Scandi cool

Copenhagen-based brand Elhanati unveils new men’s jewellery collection, X, where masculine and feminine intertwine

‘We see men that want men’s jewellery, and also men that appreciate and want the cleaner, softer pieces,’ says jeweller and Elhanati founder and creative director Orit Elhanati. ‘I steal my husband’s shirts and jackets from his closet, and he steals my jewellery. This kind of pushed me towards creating something that is made just for him. My world is really a mix where the masculine and feminine are constantly playing with each other; they are intertwined, but

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South African Fashion Week Comes to a Close

Lukhanyo Mdingi Spring/Summer 2022. South African Fashion Week.

The virtual edition of South African Fashion Week (SAFW) Spring/Summer 2021/22 concluded on 1 May, after three days of shows presented by 28 designers. South African actress Bonnie Mbuli called the presentation a different kind of runway show “to meet these unprecedented times.” Celebrities, influencers, and editors gathered at Johannesburg’s Mall of Africa to view the shows, which were streamed on a large screen, while others streamed the shows via the app Quicket.

MC Alpine, a designer from SAFW’s New Talent Search competition presented a Waste Not, Want Not collection, which the

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Fashion designer Alber Elbaz dies from Covid-19 at 59

PARIS/ZURICH – Designer Alber Elbaz, the former creative director at French fashion house Lanvin, has died from Covid-19, luxury fashion company Richemont confirmed on Sunday. He was 59.

Among Elbaz’s creations were the dress worn by Meryl Streep when she accepted her Oscar for Best Actress in 2012 for “The Iron Lady,” while other celebrity fans included Nicole Kidman, Julianne Moore and Kate Moss, according to Women’s Wear Daily.

“It was with shock and enormous sadness that I heard of Alber’s sudden passing,” said Richemont chairman Johann Rupert, who described Elbaz as a beloved friend.

“Alber had a richly

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