Vertical Garden Design The project at the new Replay concept store in Florence was completed in spring 2009. The vertical garden is a part of an ecological theme developed by the architects. It covers a 7m high L-shaped wall in the 3-storey boutique. The garden is inspired by the undergrowth of a temperate forest, similar to what could be found in the lower parts of the hills not too far away from the city of Florence. Although as with any indoor garden, the plants themselves are of mostly of tropical origin to do well in the indoor climate. JANSPORT – Fall 2010 – Urban Framework Collection This is JANSPORT, but it isn’t that fraying canvas number with sharpie tags scarred eternally with punctured holes from pins you totted around in high school. In the past few seasons, JANSPORT has successfully revamped its image not buy creating something entirely new, but by reviving archival classics. As such, its heritage series which journeyed all the way back to 1967 had garnered attention around the world.
Mens Shop Reigning Champ Shop Modern Essentials Shop Pants Shop New Spring Kicks Shop Herschel Supply Co. Bad Hills China's Reverse Price Wars - Max Magni and Yuval Atsmon - The Conversation by Max Magni and Yuval Atsmon | 12:05 PM March 17, 2010 Most marketers realize that in China, people are more price-conscious than their counterparts in poorer developing countries. The Chinese recall product prices with amazing accuracy; constantly comparison shop; and try to buy at the lowest price even if they have to go out of the way to do so, our research shows. Cutthroat competition keeps prices low in China even though the sales tax is often higher than it is in the United States. A can of Coke retails for around 35 cents (RMB 2.25) in a Chinese convenience store versus $1 in the United States; Tide detergent sells for around 10 cents (RMB 0.6) per laundry load compared to between 25 and 30 cents in the United States; and McDonald’s charges $2 (RMB 13) for a Big Mac Value Meal in China while Americans pay $4 for it. That doesn’t mean reducing price is the only way to crack open the Chinese market.
FIDM Museum Blog: See-through dresses of the 1930s In deciding which objects to showcase on our blog, I often scrutinize the cataloged and photographed objects in our collections management system. During a recent scroll through these images, I was struck by the number of sheer, transparent, and see-through garments in our collection. Many of these revealing garments were created between 1965-2000, when a glimpse of the body itself, or the undergarments that shield the body from view, moved in and out of fashion. More intriguing than these relatively contemporary garments were the sheer dresses dating from the 1930s. In contemporary fashion, the revelation of skin or undergarments has reached the point where it is remarkable only in certain circumstances, i.e. the workplace or other professional and/or formal situations. Outside of these specific situations, transparent, see-through or barely-there garments are simply another feature of the fashion landscape.
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Who Shot the Couch? Vintage Bad Fashions Men in the 1970s didn’t just automatically know how to look good. They had to see photos and ads of their fellow men wearing the trophies of their work…work that involved silently stalking the elusive jungle couch until it could be turned into pants. How to make a premium brand accessible I was out for a few drinks with some colleagues on the weekend. One of these gentlemen is a martini guy. It is his drink.