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October 30, 2011

Miss World Contest Returns to London, Celebrates 60th Anniversary

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Photos: (From the top) Miss World 2011 participants are introduced to the Birds of Prey of the British School of Falconry at The Gleneagles Hotel, Perthshire, Scotland; Traditional Dance Rehearsal; Talent Semi-Finals; Miss World 2011 contestants participating in the Highland Games section of the Miss World Sports Challenge; Miss World 2011 contestants at Edinburgh Castle, Scotland; Miss World 2011 contestants at The Gleneagles Hotel Golf Academy; Miss World 2011 contestants at Cambridge University; Miss Venezuela, Ivian Sarcos, participating in the Top Model Competition. All Photos © Copyright Miss World Ltd.

Celebrating its 60th anniversary, the 2011 Miss World Final will bring together representatives from a record 122 countries, celebrity judges, former Miss Worlds and top entertainers.

The Miss World Organization told the Publisher of GlobalGiants.Com that Miss World Final is one of the most watched annual global events on TV and the 2011 Miss World Final in London will be broadcast live on Sunday 6th November to over 150 countries with a global audience of over 1 billion viewers. The broadcasters include E! in the UK and USA, CCTV in China, Zee in India and Televisa in Mexico.

The organization explained that former Miss World contestants have gone on to a variety of successful careers including lawyers, doctors, teachers, fundraisers and actors. Such contestants include Hollywood actress — Halle Berry (1986 finalist); one of China’s biggest stars and a face of L’Oreal — Zilin Zhang (2007); Hollywood actresses — Maggie Cheung and Michelle Yeoh; American actress and singer — Lynda Carter (1972 finalist); and Bollywood’s two biggest female stars — Aishwarya Rai (1994) and Priyanka Chopra (2000).

Earlier, the organizers had informed the GlobalGiants.Com Publisher about the Miss World 2011 program —

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Photo: Miss World 2011 Contestants — France, Spain, Italy, Germany, Netherlands, and Belgium in London. | © Copyright Miss World Ltd.

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Photo: The Miss World Charity Dinner was held in the Grand Ballroom at London’s Hilton Park Lane Hotel. The evening of entertainment culminated in an eclectic mix of music, song, and dance provided by the Miss World Talent performers. | © Copyright Miss World Ltd.

Meanwhile, the Miss World Organization has acquainted the GlobalGiants.Com Publisher (whom, incidentally, it had invited to interview Miss India, Kanishtha Dhankhar, and to attend a photocall of the contestants in London) with the academic achievements of the Miss World 2011 participants. This year, over half the participants are in full time education studying for a degree, one in four are already graduates, and over half speak three or more languages.

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September 30, 2011

Exquisite Jewelry from Carrera y Carrera, Madrid — Presented by Olivia Palermo

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Photos: Olivia Palermo presents the new collection, Mediterraneo, by Spanish fine jewelry brand, Carrera y Carrera, Madrid. Palermo was photographed in Ibiza (a Spanish island) with the sparkling Mediterranean Sea in the backdrop. “Mediterraneo is a fresh, youthful, and innovative collection that tells of the legends of goddesses and nymphs who have dwelt in this tranquil sea,” explains Carrera y Carrera. “Atenea, the magnificent goddess that displayed her splendor across the seas of the world, starfish in motion, and the brilliance of diamonds have been selected as a theme to develop this Fine Jewelry line… especially created with a young, professional and independent woman in mind, one who is sophisticated and always exquisitely elegant… the Mediterraneo woman, who shows her strength of character through her own image.”

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September 13, 2011

Miss Angola 2011, Leila Lopes is crowned Miss Universe 2011

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Photo: Miss Universe Angola 2011, Leila Lopes is crowned the winner of the 2011 MISS UNIVERSE Competition by Miss Universe 2010, Ximena Navarrete. She celebrates on stage during the LIVE broadcast on NBC from Credicard Hall in Sao Paulo, Brazil on September 12, 2011. (Photographer: Patrick Prather. © Miss Universe L.P., LLLP. Photo provided for display on GlobalGiants.Com by The Miss Universe Organization, New York.)

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September 10, 2011

Miss Universe 2011 Contestants prepare for the Competition in Sao Paulo, Brazil

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Photo: Miss Universe Cyprus 2011, Andriani Karantoni, poses for a photo during the Welcome Event at Governor’s Palace in Sao Paulo, Brazil on August 29, 2011. She is preparing to compete in the 2011 MISS UNIVERSE Competition on September 12 at 9 p.m. ET broadcast LIVE on NBC from Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Photographer: Richard D. Salyer. © Miss Universe L.P., LLLP. Photo provided for display on GlobalGiants.Com by The Miss Universe Organization, New York.)

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Photo: Miss Universe El Salvador 2011, Mayra Aldana pre-tapes in her National Costume onstage at Credicard Hall in Sao Paulo on September 7, 2011. She is preparing to compete in the 2011 MISS UNIVERSE Competition on September 12 at 9 p.m. ET broadcast LIVE on NBC from Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Photographer: Darren Decker. © Miss Universe L.P., LLLP. Photo provided for display on GlobalGiants.Com by The Miss Universe Organization, New York.)

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Photo: Miss Universe Japan 2011, Maria Kamiyama pre-tapes in her National Costume onstage at Credicard Hall in Sao Paulo on September 7, 2011. She is preparing to compete in the 2011 MISS UNIVERSE Competition on September 12 at 9 p.m. ET broadcast LIVE on NBC from Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Photographer: Darren Decker. © Miss Universe L.P., LLLP. Photo provided for display on GlobalGiants.Com by The Miss Universe Organization, New York.)

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Photo: Miss Universe India 2011, Vasuki Sunkavalli, rehearses the evening gown pattern at the Hilton San Paulo Morumbi in Sao Paulo, Brazil on September 3, 2011. She will compete in the 2011 MISS UNIVERSE Competition on September 12 at 9 p.m. ET broadcast LIVE on NBC from Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Photographer: Darren Decker. © Miss Universe L.P., LLLP. Photo provided for display on GlobalGiants.Com by The Miss Universe Organization, New York.)

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Photo: Miss Universe Chile 2011, Vanessa Ceruti; Miss Universe Peru 2011, Natalie Vertiz; Miss Universe Costa Rica 2011, Johanna Solano; Miss Universe Georgia 2011, Eka Gurtskaia; Miss Universe Kazakhstan 2011, Valeriya Aleinikova; Miss Universe Aruba 2011, Gillain Berry; Miss Universe China 2011, Luo Zilin; Miss Universe Russia 2011, Natalia Gantimurova; Miss Universe Tanzania 2011, Nelly Kamwelu; and Miss Universe Ukraine 2011, Olesia Stefanko; pose for a photo during the Welcome Event at Governor’s Palace in Sao Paulo, Brazil on August 29, 2011. They and other contestants will compete in the 2011 MISS UNIVERSE Competition on September 12 at 9 p.m. ET broadcast LIVE on NBC from Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Photographer: Richard D. Salyer. © Miss Universe L.P., LLLP. Photo provided for display on GlobalGiants.Com by The Miss Universe Organization, New York.)

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Photo: Miss Universe China 2011, Luo Zilin, enjoys the Welcome Event at Governor’s Palace in Sao Paulo, Brazil on August 29, 2011. She will compete in the 2011 MISS UNIVERSE Competition on September 12 at 9 p.m. ET broadcast LIVE on NBC from Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Photographer: Richard D. Salyer. © Miss Universe L.P., LLLP. Photo provided for display on GlobalGiants.Com by The Miss Universe Organization, New York.)

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July 13, 2011

Swimwear Collection "LUXE by Lisa Vogel" gets "Mercedes-Benz Presents" Title

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Photo: Mercedes-Benz Presents LUXE swimwear designer Lisa Vogel, along with the 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class Roadster.

LUXE by Lisa Vogel has received the title of “Mercedes-Benz Presents” designer.

The “Mercedes-Benz Presents” program recognizes designers that demonstrate dedication to the use of “quality materials, unique style and innovative design”.

Created by swimwear expert Lisa Vogel, LUXE is available at fine retailers and luxury resorts across the globe.

“Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim” will take place in Miami Beach, Florida at The Raleigh from July 14-18, 2011.

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June 20, 2011

Alyssa Campanella wins the 2011 MISS USA Competition

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Photo: Miss California USA 2011, Alyssa Campanella, is the winner of the 2011 MISS USA Competition. She celebrates on stage after the crowning, which was broadcast LIVE on NBC from the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino Theatre for the Performing Arts, in Las Vegas, Nevada on Sunday, June 19, 2011. The winner will compete in the 2011 MISS UNIVERSE Pageant in Sao Paulo, Brazil on September 12. (Photographer: Richard Harbaugh. © Miss Universe L.P., LLLP. Photo provided for display on GlobalGiants.Com by The Miss Universe Organization, New York.)

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June 6, 2011

Miss Universe attends to Poor Children in her hometown in Mexico

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Miss Universe 2010 Ximena Navarrete reaches out to help poor children in the unseen side of her hometown of Guadalajara, Mexico, through Children International, a U.S.-based humanitarian organization.

“It was difficult for me to see the poverty and how these families struggle to get by in the city where I grew up,” said Navarrete. “But now I have seen the life-changing work Children International is doing with children and teens in Mexico. They are giving impoverished children a chance to live better lives.”

The Mexican native recently embarked upon a 3-day visit of Guadalajara where she met with several children and their families supported by the charity.

Established in 1936, Children International is a 75 year-old humanitarian organization with its headquarters in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. Children International helps more than 335,000 children and their families in 11 countries around the world including Chile, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Zambia, Honduras, India, the Philippines and the United States.

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May 18, 2011

Cannes Fashion

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Photo: Actress Fan Bingbing with Cartier jewelry attends “The Artist” Premiere at the Palais des Festivals during the 64th Cannes Film Festival on May 15, 2011 in Cannes, France. (Photo © 2011 Tony Barson/WireImage).

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Photo: Actress Fan Bingbing with Cartier jewelry attends “The Artist” Premiere at the Palais des Festivals during the 64th Cannes Film Festival on May 15, 2011 in Cannes, France. (Photo © 2011 Tony Barson/WireImage).

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April 6, 2011

Miss Universe 2011 Pageant: Sao Paulo, Brazil, is Getting Ready to Host the Event

The Miss Universe 2011 contest will be held in Brazil.

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Photo: Ximena Navarrete, Miss Mexico 2010, of Guadalajara, is crowned Miss UNIVERSE 2010, and becomes the 59th MISS UNIVERSE. Her spectacular year long reign will include traveling throughout the country making special appearances on behalf of the Miss Universe Organization, its sponsors and affiliated charities. Credit: MISS UNIVERSE Organization. Photographer: Darren Decker. © Miss Universe L.P., LLLP.

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Photo: Ximena Navarrete, Miss Mexico 2010, of Guadalajara, is crowned Miss UNIVERSE 2010, and becomes the 59th MISS UNIVERSE. Her spectacular year long reign will include traveling throughout the country making special appearances on behalf of the Miss Universe Organization, its sponsors and affiliated charities. Credit: MISS UNIVERSE Organization. Photographer: Greg Harbaugh. © Miss Universe L.P., LLLP.

The MISS UNIVERSE pageant is a Donald J. Trump and NBC Universal joint venture.

Contestants from more than 80 countries around the world will travel to Brazil for almost a month of activities.

“I am very pleased to announce our partnership with media conglomerate Grupo Bandeirantes de Comunicacao and the selection of Sao Paulo as the host location for Miss Universe 2011,” said the pageant’s owner, Donald J. Trump. “Brazil is rapidly becoming an economic powerhouse and is a great place to do business. This decade, Brazil is hosting three of the greatest and most-watched worldwide events: the World Cup, the Summer Olympic Games and now, to kick it all off, Miss Universe.

“Grupo Bandeirantes is delighted that we have reached an agreement with the Miss Universe Organization to host the Miss Universe 2011 pageant in Sao Paulo, Brazil,” said the network’s president, Joao Carlos Saad. “We believe it is fitting for Brazil to set the stage for this glamorous event, and we look forward to showing the contestants, and the almost 200 countries around the world who watch the pageant every year, the exciting and vibrant culture of our beautiful country.”

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Photo: Ximena Navarrete, Miss Mexico 2010, of Guadalajara, is crowned Miss UNIVERSE 2010, and becomes the 59th MISS UNIVERSE. Her spectacular year long reign will include traveling throughout the country making special appearances on behalf of the Miss Universe Organization, its sponsors and affiliated charities. Credit: MISS UNIVERSE Organization. Photographer: Darren Decker. © Miss Universe L.P., LLLP.

Donald J. Trump, NBC Universal, and Miss Universe Organization President, Paula M. Shugart, have announced that the 60th Annual MISS UNIVERSE Competition will air live from Sao Paulo, Brazil on September 12, 2011.

At the conclusion of the telecast, Miss Universe 2010, Ximena Navarrete from Mexico, will crown her successor.

Meanwhile, Chinese Laundry has been named the Official Footwear Sponsor of the MISS UNIVERSE and MISS USA 2011 Pageants.

“MISS UNIVERSE”, “MISS USA”, and “MISS TEEN USA” are registered trademarks of Miss Universe L.P., LLLP.

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The Miss Universe Organization, 1370 Avenue of the Americas, 16th Floor, New York, NY 10019, U.S.A.

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March 31, 2011

Madame Ines de la Fressange: New Global Spokesperson for L'Oreal Paris

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Photo: The first French model to achieve international acclaim, Madame Ines de la Fressange, is now joining the family of Ambassadors for L’Oreal Paris. (Foto © L’Oreal Paris).

The extremely active mother of two daughters, the new L’Oreal Paris Ambassadress Ines de la Fressange has just published her Fashion Style Guide “Parisian Chic”.

In 1991 she created her own brand “Ines de la Fressange”, and in 2008, for her 50th birthday, she appeared on the cover of ELLE France.

“Ines de la Fressange, our new L’Oreal Paris spokeswoman, has divine grace, that very contemporary way of being a woman, at once free, unexpected and mesmerizing. An accomplished model, mother and designer, she leads a full life. I am delighted that she is bringing that irresistible ‘je ne sais quoi’ to the brand,” said Cyril Chapuy, Global Brand President of L’Oreal Paris.

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March 19, 2011

Eva Mendes is the New Face of Angel by Thierry Mugler

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Photo: PARIS, FRANCE. March 18, 2011 — Designer and perfumer Thierry Mugler has chosen international star Eva Mendes to personify his fragrance ANGEL.

ANGEL was created in 1992 and is one of the top five best-selling women’s perfumes in the world.

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March 17, 2011

Neil Lane Diamond Ring

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Photo: Diamond and platinum ring, set with a central cushion cut diamond, further accented with 263 round brilliant cut diamonds, approximate total diamond weight — 3 carats, hand-crafted, designed and signed by Neil Lane.

Neil Lane is Hollywood’s celebrated jewelry designer.

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February 24, 2011

Cartier International Dubai Polo Challenge

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Photo: Desert Palm play Cartier during the Cartier International Dubai Polo Challenge at the Desert Palm Hotel on February 18, 2011 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The Cartier International Dubai Polo Challenge is one of the most celebrated tournaments in the desert. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images for Cartier. © 2011 Getty Images.)

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Photo: Lebanese actress Nadine Njeim poses for a photgraph in the Cartier Villa at the Cartier International Dubai Polo Challenge at the Desert Palm Hotel on February 18, 2011 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The Cartier International Dubai Polo Challenge is one of the most celebrated tournaments in the desert. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images for Cartier. © 2011 Getty Images.)

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January 21, 2011

Fashion Week begins in Berlin

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Photo: A model shows a creation by designer Dimitri at the start of the Berlin Fashion Week (Foto © Dan & Corina Lecca). Fashion is once again high on the agenda in the German capital. Trade visitors and fashion enthusiasts flooded the event to see the presentations of the designers.

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January 10, 2011

Hollywood Jewelry Designer Neil Lane's Romantic Jewels

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Photo: Diamond Earrings. Hand made in platinum and designed by Neil Lane. Neil Lane is a leading Hollywood jewelry designer.

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December 27, 2010

P&G's New Luxury Makeup: COVERGIRL NatureLuxe


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Photo: Taylor Swift Announced As Face of New COVERGIRL NatureLuxe Cosmetic Line.

P&G COVERGIRL cosmetics has announced that 4-time GRAMMY award-winning star, Taylor Swift, will represent a new generation of luxury makeup - COVERGIRL NatureLuxe. The line, launching January 2011, includes a Silk Foundation and a Gloss Balm.

"Taylor's naturally polished and beautiful look fits perfectly with the new luxury makeup line," said Vince Hudson, General Manager, COVERGIRL Cosmetics. "We specifically designed this line for women who, just like Taylor, want high quality products that flatter her lifestyle and environment. NatureLuxe provides luxury that isn't extravagant, but rather simple, modern elegance that is inspired by nature."

Swift's ads for NatureLuxe will appear beginning in January 2011.

According to P&G, the COVERGIRL NatureLuxe Silk Foundation is for the woman who wants a full-coverage that looks polished, yet feels lightweight.

P&G (Procter & Gamble) Beauty & Grooming brands for women and men, available in nearly 130 countries, include Pantene, Olay, Head & Shoulders, Max Factor, Cover Girl, DDF, Frederic Fekkai, Wellaflex, Rejoice, Sebastian Professional, Herbal Essences, Koleston, Clairol Professional, Nice 'n Easy, Venus, Gillette, SK-II, Wella Professionals, Mach3, Braun, and Fusion.

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October 19, 2010

Independence Trumps Marriage, Wealth and Professional Success as Important Life Goals for Millennial Women says New Global Study


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Photo: Levi's ShapeWhatsToCome.com, new global community helps Millennial women shape their futures.


Jean brand Levi's has released the findings of a global study to better understand the challenges, expectations, goals and experiences Millennial women face around the world.

The results show a surprising generational shift in life priorities and a need for a new, nontraditional form of mentorship.

In response to these findings, the Levi's brand has launched ShapeWhatsToCome.com, a global online community where Millennial women around the world can connect with peers and mentors to shape their futures.


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Photo: A Levi's customer tries out the Intellifit to find her perfect pair of jeans in less than 10 seconds. Levi's Store, SoHo New York.


"Since introducing the first pair of women's jeans 75 years ago, Levi's has been a relevant part of women's lives," said Mary Alderete, Vice President of Levi's Global Women's Marketing. "Today, young women face more opportunity in their twenties than any generation of women before them. It's important we understand their mindset and their cultural and societal impact. We truly see ShapeWhatsToCome.com as a community of women changing the world - it's a global platform of women coming together to share, inspire, grow and shape their futures."

The Levi's Shaping a New Future study shows that women in their 20s are experiencing a world unlike women of previous generations.

Key highlights from the Levi's Shaping a New Future study:

Ninety-six percent of Millennial women worldwide list "being independent" as their most important life goal.

Meanwhile, 87 percent of women surveyed defined success as "being able to shape their future."

Last on Millennials' priority list? Marriage and other more traditional pursuits - being a mother (68 percent), getting married (50 percent) and being wealthy (43 percent), were seen as far less essential in defining success.


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"For many Millennial women, the expected path or 'ladder' towards adulthood - which included milestones such as school, career, marriage and motherhood - to be achieved in that order, has blurred," said Lindsey Pollak, lead collaborator on the Levi's Shaping a New Future study. "In its place is a web of opportunities that Millennials sample throughout their twenties, representing a different approach from previous generations. These women are challenging long-held beliefs about success as they navigate a complex world."

The Levi's "Shaping a New Future: Women Navigating Adulthood in a New Millennium" study was managed by StrategyOne, an applied-research consulting firm. StrategyOne conducted a rigorous, two-phase study to provide projectable, reliable insights to form an understanding of Millennial women's perceptions of this important juncture of their lives.

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September 30, 2010

Newest Face of L'Oreal Paris: Julianna Margulies


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Photo: Julianna Margulies, the Newest Face of L'Oreal Paris.


Beauty care company L'Oreal has signed actress Julianna Margulies as a new brand ambassador.

"Entering into a partnership with Julianna Margulies is truly exciting for us," said Cyril Chapuy, Global Brand President, L'Oreal Paris. "Aside from her unique beauty, Julianna is one of the most compassionate women in the business. She's an exceptional addition to our amazing roster of spokespeople and we're extremely proud to support her."

Margulies has entered into an exclusive North American contract to appear in advertising campaigns for L'Oreal Paris, which will debut in the United States beginning in 2011.

The actress currently stars in the series "The Good Wife," on CBS.

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September 10, 2010

Cuban Designer Isabel Toledo designs shoes for Payless ShoeSource


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Photo: Isabel Toledo for Payless style from the first collection of the Cuban designer.


Payless ShoeSource has announced that the Isabel Toledo for Payless fall collection is now available at select Payless stores across the U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico, the Philippines, countries in the Middle East, and Russia.

As Payless ShoeSource explains, Toledo, a global fashion icon, became an international household name last year for the "Lemongrass" Day Dress she designed for Michelle Obama to wear to her husband's inauguration. She is an inventor of many signature looks and has been described as a "cult figure" by the New York Times, one of the "100 designers that count" by Women's Wear Daily and "an important raw talent" by Vogue.

"The main inspiration for my first Payless collection was to create a line of shoes that I could wear on a daily basis and that would make a bold fashion statement, but also be very functional too," said Toledo.

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August 15, 2010

World's Longest Catwalk in Copenhagen, Denmark

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Photo: Model and photographer Helena Christensen, who opened the Copenhagen Catwalk. Photo Credit: Jason Mcdonald/Oxfam

At the culmination of this summer’s Copenhagen Fashion Week, a special fashion event took place in Copenhagen, Denmark on August 14. It was the world record for the longest catwalk ever.

When tourists and Copenhageners took a stroll down the famous pedestrian street “Stroget” in the center of Copenhagen, they were in for a surprise. The street was transformed into one long glamorous runway where 220 models walked 1 mile (1.609 km) and presented the best of Scandinavian fashion this fall. The world famous Danish supermodel Helena Christensen welcomed the people and opened the catwalk.

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Photo: Copenhagen - In The Black Diamond you will find exciting exhibitions, guided tours of The Royal Library, café øjeblikket, the Diamond Book Shop, meeting facilities with unobstructed views of the harbour, Christianshavn and Islands Brygge, as well as a beautiful conference and concert hall. All of this wrapped in a unique and inspiring architecture, The Black Diamond. (Foto © copenhagenmediacenter.com/Nicolai Perjesi)

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Photo: Copenhagen Jazz Festival takes place each year in July all over Copenhagen. (Foto © copenhagenmediacenter.com/Tuala Hjarnø)

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Photo: In 1717, Frederik IV decided that a canal should be dug to divert water from Arresø (one of Denmark’s biggest lakes). Today, the canal flows gently though Frederiksværk, giving the town a particular charm. The many well-preserved old buildings along the canal create a beautiful link between the past and the present. (Foto © copenhagenmediacenter.com/Kasper Thye)

During the past few years, Copenhagen Fashion Week has developed into a large and renowned event with an international scope. It attracts more than 50,000 buyers, designers and global press.

Not only the industry and buyers are invited, tourists and Copenhageners are also invited to join the party when Copenhagen Fashion Festival takes to the streets. Large parts of Copenhagen are transformed into a fashion Mecca of shows, exhibitions, concerts, trend shows and parties.

According to the event promoters, while the “fashion for the people” concept reflects Danish fashion, the clothes are wearable and affordable.

With the world’s greatest catwalk and a fashion week growing in size, Copenhagen may be trying to become the world’s fifth fashion mecca, following New York, Milan, Paris and London.

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