Flashback: Samsung’s long history of fashion phones includes Giorgio Armani and Hugo Boss

The LG KE850 Prada was the first phone with a capacitive touchscreen, beating Apple’s iPhone to the punch by a couple of months. But it’s not the only touch phone to partner up with a fashion brand – while LG was in cahoots with Prada, Samsung approached Giorgio Armani and Hugo Boss.

The Samsung P520 Armani was launched at Giorgio Armani’s show at Milan Fashion Week in 2007. It had a small 2.6” display (240x320px, 4:3). Well, it was fairly large for a featurephone back then, but it was small for an all-touch phone. And it was a resistive touchscreen

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Tony Blair’s Long Hair Causes a Stir

What is it with male politicians and their hair these days? After decades — centuries — of nondescript short cuts, their crowning glory has suddenly turned into a form of creative expression. And source of controversy.

It often seemed as if no one could top Donald Trump’s incredibly complicated cream puff of a construction — until Boris Johnson, with his signature flyaway platinum locks (the ones that he uses to distract, amuse, disarm and otherwise manipulate those around him), arrived at 10 Downing Street as Britain’s prime minister.

But then, earlier this week in an ITV television interview, a former

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So long sweatpants, hello airbag sleeves: how red carpet fashion glammed up in lockdown | Film

With its pre-game detoxes, jutting clavicles and sanitised Cinderella moments sponsored by luxury conglomerates, the awards red carpet has long set the standard for unattainable beauty and globally palatable fashion. And then Covid-19 happened. Celebrities sat at home recording earnest John Lennon covers in their sweatpants, and the red carpet – with its tit tape and sequins and who-wore-it-best analysis – became grounded.

That was 2020. This year, however, has introduced a weird, semi-virtual, socially distant awards season, and with it an equally weird return to red carpet dressing. The Golden Globes was the first major awards show to

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Fashion’s Long Road to Transparency | News & Analysis

This article appeared first in The Sustainability Gap, an in-depth analysis of BoF’s new report, The BoF Sustainability Index, which tracks fashion’s progress towards urgent environmental and social transformation. To learn more and download a copy of the report, click here.

Key Insights from The BoF Sustainability Index

  • The inaugural BoF Sustainability Index tracks fashion’s progress towards ambitious sustainability targets for the coming decade. It examines public disclosures to rigorously benchmark performance and enable like-for-like comparisons at 15 of fashion’s largest companies.

  • While fashion companies are speaking about sustainability more than ever before, BoF’s comprehensive analysis found actions are

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24 of the Best Spring Jackets to Wear All Season Long

Spring represents new beginnings, and sartorially-speaking, that remains true. It’s the time to send your heavy winter coat to the back of your wardrobe to make room for lighter, more colorful pieces of clothing. Though, after a long winter, most of us want to ditch outerwear for good, the transition from winter to spring still requires a bit of layering. A happy medium? Sport a lighter, less-bulky topper: the spring jacket.

There’s a whole family of outerwear to choose from that bears little resemblance to the puffed, down-insulated, faux-fur-trimmed coats of wintertime. Instead choose a classic trench coat, a jacket

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In A PAFA Art Exhibition, Women Are ‘Taking Space’ They’ve Long Deserved : NPR

Deborah Willis, I Made Space For a Good Man, 2009, Lithograph, gift from the collection of Winston and Carolyn Lowe in honor of Brandywine founder, Allan L. Edmunds, 2019.18.35

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Deborah Willis, I Made Space For a Good Man, 2009, Lithograph, gift from the collection of Winston and Carolyn Lowe in honor of Brandywine founder, Allan L. Edmunds, 2019.18.35

Deborah Willis/Courtesy of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia

She was 22. One of

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