BURBERYThe British company, Burberry, lowered its 2016 earnings forecast by 40 million pounds ($62 million). Since 2009, it is the first time that its adjusted pretax profits fell by one percent because of exchange rate issues. (Ignoring those, profits rose by 7 percent.) Stock in Burberry fell 6 percent upon the news, its steepest decline since Oct. 2014.

Product-wise, Burberry, the newly introduced range of cashmere scarves was particularly successful. As always, trench coats were a top seller over the past year. However, this time Burberry has decided to simplify its trench coat and to offer only three fits and three colors to “reconnect the customer” to the style, as Bailey indicated in a webcast on Wednesday. Continue reading


Leonid-ZherebtsovCANALAlmaty is the largest city in Kazakhstan with a population of 1,421,868, it is certainly a hustling and bustling place to be. It also used to be the former capital of the country, until 1997 when it moved to Astana.

Almaty is still the centre of commerce for Kazakhstan, with the stock exchange and largest banks located there including Kazkommertsbank, which is the largest bank in Kazakhstan, and one of the largest players in Central Asia. The Stock exchange is the largest in Central Asia and is responsible for a large proportion of the Countries economy. Plans are being developed to increase substantially the financial facilities, and currently under construction is ‘Almaty Financial District and Esentai Park.

Almaty literally means ‘city of apple trees’, and, because of its relatively mild climate, it has a wide range of apple trees. The Almaty area is said to be the genetic home for many varieties of apples and the area is often visited by researchers and scientists from around the world, in order to learn more about the complex systems of genetics, and also to discover the true beginnings of the Continue reading


YIYUCHENYiyu Chen was born in 1988 in Taiwan. She holds a Fashion Design BA of Shih-Chien University. She then studied one year in ESMOD PARIS for a Postgraduate Programme Createur Couture, where she learnt Haute Couture tailoring.

In 2012, she enrolled at the ArtEZ Institute of Fashion Masters for Fashion Design. During her study in ArtEZ she did an internship at Iris Van Herpen in Amsterdam. Once she had obtained her Master degree, she was one of the semi-finalists of H&M Fashion Award and one of exhibitors in Modebelofte of the Dutch Design Week 2014.

The concept of my graduation project is about the process how animals take over living space of human beings. Inspired by the documentary “Life After People”, in which it is demonstrated the extinct of human being in an imagined earth. I build up a Continue reading


vintageFashion never dies away what goes away definitely comes back after some time. Fashion revamps itself each time by bringing the old classical dresses or designs with a modern and innovative touch. It is also considered as the old wine in new bottle. If you ask the designers they will agree that the design and ideas on which today’s fashion world is working is borrowed from yesteryear’s designs and styles. The vintage clothing and accessories are very much in demand in the modern era. Vintage clothing encompasses a host of eras and time period like the flapper of the 1920s, bohemian of the 1960s, hipster of the 1980s and so on. With its base being so vast there is bound that everyone will have something for them.

Presentation of all these styles uniquely in your dressing sense can only be done through the vintage style. If you want to have something unique and exceptional for yourself then you can opt for this option. There is a misconception among the Continue reading


isamarrantOn Madison Avenue, a cocktail party, and a dinner at CEO Mark Lee’s home is not something Barneys New York gives to just anyone. Such is the case for Isabel Marant, who was feted with a cocktail party and dinner last week. Of course, the sheer number of women strutting through Barneys’ seventh floor in floaty Marant tops and tight trousers during the party was enough to show that the designer is a sure hit among consumers. “I could have sold my company a hundred times, I could have designed other labels a hundred times, and that’s not what I’m looking for.” Continue reading