Browsing Archive: May, 2012

Rosie Huntington Whiteley Stuns In Gucci, Stella McCartney, Isabel Marant

Posted by Stephen Allen on Thursday, May 17, 2012, In : super stars 

Weve got to hand to her; Rosie Huntington Whiteley really can turn her hand to anything. Face of Burberry fragrance? No sweat. Working girl-next-door beauty opposite Ryan Reynolds in those Marks and Spencers ads? Piece of cake. Sending pulses racing as the sexy leading lady in the 2011 blockbuster 'Transformers: Dark of the Moon'? Yes sir! And if thats not enough at the grand old age of umm25(!) Rosie is worth a whopping five million pounds!

 

Her success began when, at just eighte...


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50 Cent Launches SYNC By 50 Headphones-and disses Beats by Dre

Posted by Stephen Allen on Thursday, May 17, 2012, In : fashion brand 
50 Cent took a swing at the Beats by Dr. Dre range of headphones as he launched his new SYNC by 50 wireless headphones. No stranger to ‘beef’, the hip-hop stars are now set to do battle in the lucrative headphone market. Launching the SYNC by 50 headphones under the SMS Audiobrand, 50 Cent said Beats by Dre headphones “break too easily & sound bass heavy”.


His headphones, he revealed, had been benchmarked against Bose and Sennheiser rivals – not a bad start. The end product is the SY...

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Keeping the chill at Bay

Posted by Stephen Allen on Thursday, May 17, 2012, In : daily life 

Hard-working young entrepreneur Brooke Leete has little time to shop, so when she asked the Chronicle for help in achieving a warm winter look - some of which would have to co-ordinate with her rather unusual work clothes - we knew we were in for a real challenge.

Brooke, 23, from Jesmond, runs her own promotions and dance company, Sugarmouse Productions, where she incorporates flyer distribution with cabaret and freestyle dance for bars and clubs like Tiger Tiger and Digital in Newcastle ...


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64-Year-Old Woman Arrested For Bank Robberies

Posted by Stephen Allen on Thursday, May 17, 2012, In : society 
When Datha Nation walked into a Wells Fargo Bank inside a Longmont grocery store, employees say they recognized her as the same person who robbed the bank last June. This time, she approached the tellers with a note but became nervous and left the store before she passed it to them.

After the 4:55 p.m. incident Monday, Longmont Police officers searched the area around the grocery store on Ken Pratt Blvd. They found Nation in a vehicle parked in a nearby lot. They also found the note she hesita...

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Britain slides back into recession

Posted by Stephen Allen on Thursday, May 17, 2012, In : Economy 
Britain was back in recession Wednesday after its economy shrank in the first quarter while Prime Minister David Cameron said the country was being buffetted by the European downturn.

Gross domestic product fell 0.2 percent between January and March, after a 0.3-percent drop in the fourth quarter of 2011, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said in a statement.

That technically placed Britain in recession, which is defined as two successive quarters of contraction, amid a broader downturn ...

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Why do I love someone I can't be with?

Posted by Stephen Allen on Thursday, May 17, 2012, In : love&marriage 
Is it wrong to love someone who doesn't love you back? Toby Green helps a reader who has trouble cutting ties with a past lover.

(Q) Is it wrong to unconditionally love someone you will never be able to be with? In 1984, I had a sporadic affair with a woman over three weeks and there were three days when we lived together as a couple. We shared amazing emotional and personal compatibility - so much so that we spoke of marriage. The sad thing was she was already married and didn't tell me befor...

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Obama endorses marriage equality

Posted by Stephen Allen on Thursday, May 17, 2012, In : society 
President Obama ended his 19-month long evolution on the issue of extending marriage rights to gay couples on Wednesday when he voiced support for marriage equality.

In an interview with ABC News’ Robin Roberts, Obama said “I’ve stood on the side of broader equality for the LGBT community; I hesitated on gay marriage because I thought that civil unions would be sufficient…”

“I was sensitive to the fact that for a lot of people the word marriage evokes very powerful traditions religi...

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Celebrity Must Have: High—Top Wedge Sneakers by Isabel Marant

Posted by Stephen Allen on Thursday, May 17, 2012, In : fashion brand 

When it comes to sneakers, it's hard to find that winning combination of a shoe that's both functional and fashionable, but, judging from the feet of celebrities including Beyonce and Kate Bosworth, isabel marant's line seems to be the perfect fit.


 

 The Parisian designerknown for her mostly minimalist, bohemian chic creations has produced a coveted line of funky, hightop wedge sneakers that have become a musthave for Hollywood fashionistas. The kicky collection comes in an array...


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Missionites March to Their Own Fashion Beat

Posted by Stephen Allen on Thursday, May 17, 2012, In : fashion brand 

 isabel marant baskets

Missionites are snatching this seasons hottest spring styles loud neons and

highlighter hues, plus explosive prints. But they take trends and add a twist.

All the while, they invent their own.

 

Nearly every boutique stylist notices a distinct Mission style, beyond the color

and prints. I cant put my finger on it, because its so individual, said

Alexandra Rigaud, at Minxy Boutique. They wear what they like. They do what they

 

like. They dont want...


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