February 25, 2021


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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Man’s awful chat-up line about woman’s ‘wide pelvis bone’ has left many ‘cringing’

When it comes to chat-up lines, most are cheesy at best, but some are just downright awful and creepy.

And one woman, named Rachel, was recently sent some particularly bad ones from a guy online.

Taking to Twitter, Rachel shared a look at three messages she was sent by a potential date, but if his words are anything to go by, they won’t be going out anytime soon.

She posted a screenshot of the conversation, which shows the messages clearly and it’s fair to say they did aything but woo her.

They read: “Anyway, u also seem like an easy-going

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Rihanna and LVMH Hit Pause on Fenty, Their Fashion Line

Is this the end of the celebrity-high-fashion-designer experiment? There is, it turns out, something even Rihanna cannot do: sell high fashion clothes during a pandemic.

LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, the French luxury group, announced the Fenty fashion house to great fanfare in 2019. But today, they revealed that, with Rihanna, they had “jointly made the decision to put on hold the ready-to-wear activity, based in Europe, pending better conditions.”

Translated, that means the luxury fashion arm of the Fenty empire (an empire that separately includes the lingerie line Savage X Fenty and Fenty cosmetics and skin care) will no

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