Frequently Asked Questions - Supima: World's Finest Cottons. What does Supima mean?
The name "Supima®" is a licensed trademark owned by Supima and its members. It is used to promote textile and apparel products made of American Pima cotton, and is strictly controlled by the grower organization. The name "Supima" is a portmanteau of Superior Pima. What is Pima cotton? Pima cotton is a generic name for extra-long staple (ELS) cotton grown in the U.S., Australia, Peru and in very limited production in a few other locations around the world. About. In the fall of 2010, a then 25-year-old Michael Preysman left his job in venture capital to start his own business.
He never expected to work in fashion, but a passion for great design and frustration with the lack of innovation in the retail space, led him to build Everlane. He hasn’t looked back. While the team skews young, our employees have cut their teeth at places like Google, Yelp, Gilt Groupe, American Apparel, Marc Jacobs, J.Crew, Goldman Sachs, Pentagram, and The Gap. It’s a motley group held together by a shared passion for pushing boundaries and challenging conventions.
Does 'The Birth of a Nation' Obscure the Legend of Nat Turner? Why is Nat Turner’s story necessary?
It’s a question that’s often subtly animated an ongoing debate about Nate Parker’s film The Birth of a Nation, which tells a version of Turner’s infamous 1831 slave revolt in Virginia. While it shouldn’t enter conversations about Parker’s acquittal of sexual assault charges and his subsequent comments about the case, the question of Turner’s importance has lingered after The Birth of a Nation’s struggles at the box office. Some of the film’s most ardent advocates have charged that its problems result from plots among black feminists to harpoon the work of a duly acquitted man. More reasonably, some reviewers and supporters have called the film necessary viewing in spite of its creator. Black Lives Matter Activist DeRay McKesson Talks Colin Kaepernick, Progress And The Future. Black Lives Matter activist DeRay McKesson (R) speaks to nonprofit founder Adam Foss at FORBES’ Under 30 Summit in Boston.
(Photo: Jordan Tempro for Forbes) DeRay McKesson, civil rights activist and frequent public face of the Black Lives Matter movement, spoke to attendees of FORBES’ Under 30 Summit in Boston Tuesday morning about racial justice and political activism. In a conversation moderated by Adam Foss, founder of legal nonprofit Prosecutor Integrity, McKesson touched on an array of topics ranging from the growth of BLM to the national anthem protests spearheaded by NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Following the discussion McKesson spoke to FORBES for an exclusive follow-up interview. Alton Sterling shooting: new footage appears to show police taking gun from body. New footage of the fatal police shooting of Alton Sterling in Louisiana shows that a police officer pulled what appears to be a gun out of the 37-year-old’s right pocket after he had been fatally shot.
The 35-second video clip, shot by a witness, is filmed from directly behind Sterling’s body and shows the short struggle between him and Baton Rouge officers Blane Salamoni and Howie Lake. The clip cuts away just before Sterling, who is struggling on the ground, is shot, but the audio reveals what appear to be two bursts of shots. As the video focuses back on Sterling, he is seen with a large pool of blood on his chest. One officer then appears to reach into Sterling’s pocket and pull out a firearm as Sterling slowly moves his arm towards his head.
Is fashion finally becoming more diverse? There were more over 50s on the catwalks than ever before this fashion month. Marc Jacobs prompts more criticism for his apology over dreadlock cultural appropriation row. The more Marc Jacobs has attempted to apologise and clarify the cultural appropriation furore which erupted over the dreadlocks modelled in his New York fashion show, the more criticism the fashion designer has received.
Immediately after his show aired last Thursday, critics jumped to condemn the 53-year-old fashion designer for choosing to cast mainly white models to model the dreadlocks. They accused him of cultural appropriation and racial insensitivity and argued dreadlocks were more than a fashion vogue and could not be appropriated with no mention of their black origins or history. Jacobs subsequent response to the criticism then compounded the problem and triggered an onslaught of broadsides on social media.
In an attempt to quell allegations of racial insensitivity, he did the opposite by calling cultural appropriation “nonsense” and saying he did not see “colour or race” but just “people”. “I thank you for expressing your feelings,” he wrote on Sunday. Reuse content. Giuliana Rancic 'made Zendaya hair remark THREE times' during Fashion Police. Kelly Osbourne reportedly warned Giuliana Rancic not to make her controversial comment over Zendaya's hair on Fashion Police.
A source tells UsWeekly that they did three takes of the segment, and Kelly became concerned when Giuliana claimed Zendaya's hair would 'smell of patchouili oil or weed'. 'They did the Zendaya segment three times,' an insider tells the publication. Scroll down for video Don't do it! According to a new report in UsWeekly Kelly Osbourne warned Giuliana Rancic over comments about Zendaya Kelly looks in shock as Giuliana Rancic makes weed comment Loaded: 0% Progress: 0% MinimizeExpandClose 'Three different takes.