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Karl Lagerfeld’s homecoming

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The show, which was a kind of homecoming from the label's Hamburg-born designer, Karl Lagerfeld, took place at the Elbphilharmonie, the city’s showstopping new concert hall, designed by contemporary starchitecture firm Herzog & de Meuron. The models were sharing the stage with a live orchestra. Among the models was Cindy Crawford's daughter Kaia Gerber, Victoria's Secret star Grace Elizabeth and Lagerfeld's 9-year-old godson Hudson Kroenig. The 84-year-old designer showcased a collection with a nautical theme. Models wore luxurious, t... Read More »

Ballon d’Or 2017: Cristiano Ronaldo beats Lionel Messi to win fifth award

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Victory took the 32-year-old Portugal international level with 30-year-old Argentine Messi, who won the most recent of his five awards in 2015. Messi's ex-Barcelona team-mate Neymar, now at Paris St-Germain, was third. Last season, Ronaldo helped Real Madrid win the Champions League and their first La Liga title since 2012. Ronaldo added the 2017 Ballon d'Or to those he won in 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2016, and Messi is the only other recipient of the award since 2009. "This is something I look forward to every year," he said, after receiv... Read More »

Iconic Houses: Welcome to Hawaii’s Liljestrand House!

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Furniture, built-in interiors, and contents, designed or selected by the architect, remain in original condition. Notes, memos, sketches, all architectural documentation, letters describing construction and photos still exist. http://www.iconichouses.org/houses/liljestrand-house ... Read More »

Restored Villa E.1027 by Eileen Gray joins Iconic Houses

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She chose a remote location on the rocks facing the sea with a distant view of Monte Carlo, that you can enjoy too, on your visit. http://www.iconichouses.org/houses/villa-e-1027 ... Read More »

Heineken reveals Spectre TV ad starring Daniel Craig as James Bond, plus world’s first ever selfie from space

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Heineken®'s Spectre campaign is the brand's largest global marketing platform of 2015. Spectre, the 24th James Bond adventure, from Albert R. Broccoli's EON Productions, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, and Sony Pictures Entertainment, will be released in the UK on October 26 and in the US on November 6. The Heineken® TVC will be launched mobile-first via Facebook, and will be shown on TV and cinema screens worldwide 24 hours later. Heineken® is the only Spectre partner who has created a TVC starring Daniel Craig. Heineken®'s TVC uses Spectre... Read More »

Gwen Stefani heads to New York City for an Exclusive MasterCard Performance

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A night of unforgettable music and Priceless Surprises is in store for MasterCard cardholders when Gwen Stefani arrives in New York City for an exclusive performance at Hammerstein Ballroom at The Manhattan Center on Oct. 17. This is the second show Stefani will perform for MasterCard cardholders as part of the company’s partnership with the singer, which kicked off with a concert at the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles on the eve of the 57th GRAMMY Awards®. Tickets to this one night only Gwen Stefani performance will be available for purchase... Read More »

Overtown Records signs Soul Music Legend Timmy Thomas

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Soul Legend Timmy Thomas Signs to Overtown Records. Timmy Thomas, singer of the 3 million selling smash hit "Why Can't We Live Together," has signed a multi-album contract with upstart soul label, Overtown Records. The timing is impeccable for Thomas, who recently retired from teaching music for Miami-Dade Public schools. His time is now his own. He's ready to share it with his millions of fans just in time for a new wave of popularity. "Why Can't We Live Together" is sampled in superstar rapper Drake's new single "Hotline Bling." At pres... Read More »

Donald Trump Rockets into Nashville for NFRA Conference

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The Tennessee Republican Assembly - TRA (www.tnra.org) organization announced today that Republican presidential candidate, Donald Trump, will be speaking at the National Federation of Republican Assemblies conference in Nashville, Tennessee. The conference will be held at the Rocketown Conference Center in downtown Nashville from August 28 to August 30, 2015. President of the TRA and conference organizer, Sharon Ford, stated, "The NFRA seeks to bring the Republican Party back to its core values through grass roots activism. Our national con... Read More »

Four in five in Japan complete their international travel booking at least two months in advance: GFK

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When it comes to traveling for leisure, Japanese travelers are appearing more eager than some others to plan and finalize their holiday plans. Even in this current digital age where online bookings can be made within minutes at just the click of a button, 79% of Japanese travelers surveyed said they have already booked their international travel at least two months in advance, and as many as over half (57%) even said they have completed their reservations more than three months ahead of their actual travel date. GfK recently conducted the Co... Read More »

GfK: Americans, Canadians and British happiest with amount of leisure time

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America, Canada and UK have highest percentage of people who are satisfied; Russia and Japan have highest percentage dissatisfied. The busy pace of life is a popular complaint for many people. But findings released by GfK show that the majority of people internationally – 58 percent – say they are completely or fairly satisfied with the amount of leisure time that they have. Across all 22 countries surveyed, 16 percent of people aged 15 and over say they are completely satisfied with the amount of leisure time they have, while 42 percent ar... Read More »

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