BTVI discusses partnership with British Costume Institute

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Representatives from the Costume Institute of the African Diaspora (CIAD) – located in the United Kingdom – recently paid a courtesy call on President of The Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI), Dr. Robert W. Robertson, for preliminary discussions regarding a possible partnership aligned with BTVI’s Fashion program. CIAD is associated with […]

Women of NCTU congratulate Dame Janet Bostwick on her recent investiture at Buckingham Palace. 

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Women’s Association of the National Congress of Trade Unions of The Bahamas (NCTUB) on Thursday congratulated Dame Janet G. Bostwick, DBE, on her recent investiture at Buckingham Palace. Dame Bostwick, a former Trade Unionist was recently honoured by the Association at their ‘I AMWOMAN’ 2019 Award Ceremony held in celebration of […]

Pelican Bay gives local businesses a platform to market to consumers at Sip & Shop Soiree

FREEPORT, BAHAMAS – Entrepreneurs and new start-up businesses will be given an opportunity to interact directly with consumers at the 2ndAnnual Spring Sip & Shop Soiree, hosted by “The Happiest Hotel”, Pelican Bay at Lucaya, on Saturday, April 13th, from 3 pm until 8 pm. They will be showcasing their local products, services and treats […]

Grace Jones rocks Zendaya show as Valentino gets ovation

PARIS (AP) — A one-off itinerant extravaganza courtesy of American designer Tommy Hilfiger’s “buy-now” collaboration with actress-singer Zendaya gave Paris Fashion Week a case of Saturday night fever. On Sunday, Valentino’s Pierpaolo Piccioli yet again received a standing ovation, and Thom Browne blurred the gender lines. Here are highlights from fall-winter ready-to-wear shows. TOMMY’S SATURDAY […]

Oscars producers say the show is in ‘good shape’ for Sunday

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Academy Awards producers Donna Gigliotti and Glenn Weiss have been hearing the same question a lot recently: Are you OK? It’s an understandable query. Producing the Oscars is guaranteed to be a stressful job, but the road to the 91st Academy Awards, which will take place on Sunday, has been unusually […]

A very prompt Marc Jacobs welcomes back a ’90s supermodel

NEW YORK (AP) — Marc Jacobs didn’t waste a second before starting his runway show on Wednesday. Literally. The designer, whose high-profile show traditionally closes out Fashion Week, was clearly determined to make amends for a September show that began 90 minutes late, leaving fashion editors tapping their heels and checking flight schedules. This time […]

Annual Red Cross Ball hailed a success

NASSAU, BAHAMAS –  Annual Red Cross Ball with its usual sparkle took place at Baha Mar on Saturday evening, attended by Governor General, Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling; Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis and Mrs. Minnis; and Minister of Social Services and Urban Development Frankie Campbell and Mrs. Campbell; and other dignitaries. Nancy Kelly was […]

Milan designers send signal with feminine touch on menswear

MILAN (AP) — Milan menswear designers are sending clear signals for next fall and winter: Feminine touches are not only acceptable, they are necessary. During three days of Milan Fashion Week previews focused on menswear, collections featured shiny and sheer textiles, sequined garments, lace and scoop necks. The trend to feminize the male wardrobe could […]