Day: April 27, 2021

The CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Awards Grants to 10 Independent Designers

If there is one thing that fashion has learned over this pandemic year, it’s that business as usual doesn’t work in times of extreme struggle. With that in mind, the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund has rethought its structure; instead of presenting one top prize and two awards to runners-up as it has in the past, the fund is offering grants to 10 American brands. The designers receiving the grants and a year of mentorship from industry leaders are: Batsheva Hay of Batsheva; Mike Eckhaus and Zoe Latta of Eckhaus Latta; Anifa Mvuemba of Hanifa; Rebecca Henry and Akua Shabaka of

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Home Accessory Refresh


Spring has sprung and after a year of spending SO MUCH TIME AT HOME, maybe it’s time to freshen up your living space? Frankly, perhaps you are plain tired of the same view! La-Z-Boy Furniture Gallery can help you get the job done based on your sense of style while staying within a budget.

Nancy Klemme of La-Z-Boy Furniture Gallery in Davenport joined the show to talk about how she and her team assist Quad Citizens to reach their design goals every day. She says the Davenport store is busy because there is demand for new

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Teacher Appreciation Week in Polk County: Guide to gift-giving

LAKELAND — They have taught through a once-in-a-century pandemic — both in person and via Zoom — for more than a year. They have kept children safe while risking (or even losing) their lives, all while trying to be creative and fun. 

So, shouldn’t you thank them? 

It’s teacher appreciation a week in Polk County Public Schools and elsewhere and Jennifer Sabin, an academic adviser at Southeastern University in Lakeland, an education advocate and a former School Board candidate, asked her teacher friends what they really wanted from parents, Parent-Teacher Organizations, and even students. 

In case you missed it:With

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Trending News: European Style Candle Holders Market Growth by Regions and Geographical Analysis to 2026

The latest trending report Global European Style Candle Holders Market to 2026 available at Report Hive Research is an informative study covering the market with detailed analysis. The Report Also Gives Insight On Entry and Exit Barriers of the Global Industry.

The report provides a detail analysis of global European Style Candle Holders market for the period 2018-2026, wherein 2021 is the base year and the period from 2021-2026 is the forecast period. It highlights different drivers, and restraints expected to influence the growth for the European Style Candle Holders market. The report segments the market

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6 ’90s & 2000s Fashion Trends At The 2021 Oscars

The 2021 Oscars red carpet is in full swing, with celebrities arriving at Union Station in Los Angeles dressed to the nines. While your favorite stars went all out at the event — wearing everything from see-through jumpsuits to sweeping red gowns to yellow cut-out dresses — the most memorable looks of the night were retro-inspired. Borrowing from decades past, some celebs chose to embrace ’90s and ’2000s trends on the Oscars red carpet.

Both ’90s and 2000s styles are enjoying a resurgence right now, with Crocs, velour jumpsuits, low-rise jeans, thong sandals, and slip dresses popping back up on

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New Orleans designers say ‘fast fashion’ needs to go | The Latest | Gambit Weekly

New Orleans needs to start taking sustainable fashion seriously, local designers say. 

It’s an uphill battle in the world of fast fashion and trends that are often quick to fade, but it’s become her life’s work.

Maria Sandhammer was studying fashion design at the Savannah College of Art and Design 10 years ago and remembers a life-changing conflict with the administration.

She already entered school as a staunch environmentalist and students like her were eager to get into sustainable and recycled materials as a solution to fast fashion. But several professors didn’t see that as a viable alternative. 

“I remember

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