Katharine Hamnett Campaigns For Ethical Fashion
Mar06

Katharine Hamnett Campaigns For Ethical Fashion

[foogallery id=”5143″] Katharine Hamnett made fashion political.  While fashion statements of the past which re-envisioned the female body could have been said to be political in some sense, there was no doubt of this for Hamnett.  She is best known today for her political T-shirt and ethical business practices. A graduate of Saint Martin’s School of Art, Hamnett’s career took off in the mid-1980s.  She was known for her...

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Madeleine Chéruit: Fashion in the Early 20th Century
Mar05

Madeleine Chéruit: Fashion in the Early 20th Century

[foogallery id=”5068″] In her generation, Madeleine Chéruit was unmistakably a huge fashion influence.  In France, Chéruit was one of the first women ever to control a major fashion house.  Today, she is best remembered for a series of portraits of her which were painted by Paul César Helleu, but her greatest contributions were to the world was fashion. Madeleine was born on June 9th, 1866.  Vogue described her as “a Louis...

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Matt Damon and His Quest for Clean Water
Jan18

Matt Damon and His Quest for Clean Water

[tweet_box design=”box_13_at” float=”left” width=”40%” author=”Matt Damon” pic_url=”http://losangelesentertainmentnews.com/wp-content/uploads/wpid-article-1273762615545-0640082d000005dc-993038_636x820.jpg”]Every 21 seconds a child dies from a lack of access to clean water and sanitation.[/tweet_box] Not many people in the celebrity-saturated US can imagine what it’s like to...

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Elton John’s Dedication to Cure HIV
Jan18

Elton John’s Dedication to Cure HIV

Founded more than 20 years ago, the Elton John AIDS Foundation dedicates itself to the cause of searching for a cure for HIV. As one of the most respected charities in the field, the Elton John’s AIDS Foundation has assisted those living with the condition by providing protection, medication and other resources they need to continue their life. The devastating effect of AIDS has an impact across the world, and it was especially felt...

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Tribeca Film Festival – Still Going Strong!
Jan18

Tribeca Film Festival – Still Going Strong!

Tribeca Film Festival: A creative response to a tragedy As a reaction to the tragedy of the September 11, 2001, attack on the Twin Towers, friends Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal and Craig Hatkoff founded the Tribeca Film Institute which now hosts the Tribeca Film Festival. This unique art-focused non-profit organization works to bring educational opportunities to young filmmakers. They make it a point to ensure that the participants...

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