Flashback mode: The best of Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show over the years

  At the end of November, some of the most stunning women on Earth will be jetting off to Shanghai, China, to star in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show (VSFS) — one of the world’s most hotly followed events. The show, which this year brings a collaboration with fashion house Balmain, will be broadcast November 28 on CBS. Ahead of the big day, here’s a look at some standout moments from previous editions of the VSFS, since it began in 1995. In 2006, iconic model Gisele Bündchen said goodbye to the Victoria’s…

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Take a look at the maps that show Obamacare’s big effect on Americans’ health insurance coverage

Those vanishing areas of dark blue are what Obamacare’s effect on the number of Americans without health insurance looks like. The United States Census Bureau on Tuesday released a series of maps that vividly show broad increases in health coverage nationally in the years after full implementation of the Affordable Care Act. The maps use dark blue to show states that have 14 percent or more of their residents without health insurance. Lighter shades of blue highlight states with lower uninsured rates. Census officials published the maps as they released a report revealing that…

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NordVPN review: A great choice for Netflix fans, but who’s running the show?

NordVPN in brief: P2P allowed: Yes. Dedicated servers. Business location: Panama [ Further reading: Your new PC needs these 15 free, excellent programs ] Number of servers: 956 Number of country locations: 57 Cost: $69 (billed annually) Panama-based NordVPN is a popular choice among VPN users and is also the recipient of much praise from experts. After spending some time with the service, it’s not hard to see why. First off, NordVPN lets you watch U.S. Netflix from anywhere in the world—a rare feat these days. NordVPN also manages to create an interface that’s simple…

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Calvin Klein show delivers political message at Fashion Week

With the help of David Bowie’s infamous song “This is Not America,” designer Raf Simons made a pointed message during his debut collection for Calvin Klein at New York Fashion week. “It reflects the environment,” Simons wrote in the show notes. “It is the coming together of different characters and different individuals — just like America itself.” The music, the clothes and even patterned bandanas he sent to guests with a note saying: “Unity, inclusion, hope and acceptance: Join us at Calvin Klein in wearing the white bandanna. #tiedtogether,” Simons…

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Your Two Favorite Things, Pop Culture and Food, Are Joining Up for an Art Show

We rarely think about the role food plays in our favorite TV shows or movies, but damned if it hasn’t been crucial. But what would Ghostbusters be without Twinkies? Twin Peaks without pie? Goonies without Baby Ruth? Pixar without Pizza Planet? One artist has decided to celebrate this crucial link in a very unique way. That artist is named Joshua Budich and on January 27, he’s opening Fictional Food 2, an art show focusing on your favorite food moments from TV and movies. Here are just a few of our…

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CES 2017: Here are the coolest gadgets unveiled at the world’s biggest tech show

LeEco Smart Bike: LeEco has announced the Android-powered smart bikes which feature a 4-inch touchscreen and runs on a quad-core Snapdragon 410 processor. The bike has an aerodynamic Toray T700 carbon fibre frame, fork, seat post, handlebar and wheels. It weighs 18.5 pounds. Sensors on the bikes include GPS/GLONASS, compass, accelerometer, barometer, light level, wheel speed and crank speed. There is walky-talky in it as well. (LeEco) Samsung Notebook Odyssey: CES 2017 saw the rise of ultimate gaming laptops. This new device by Samsung is a killer device and will…

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Trends Exhibition | A Lifestyle Wedding Show @ Kisan Bhawan

Wedding season is around the corner and we all know how difficult it is to shop for that perfect wedding outfit. To offer you a complete lifestyle & wedding exhibition under one roof, “Trends” is coming back with their exclusive “lifestyle wedding show” at Kisan Bhawan in sector 35. Trends Lifestyle wedding show in Chandigarh would be one of its kind exhibition, featuring attractive ethnic wear for bride and grooms. Not just this, the exhibition revolves around the wedding theme and is a one stop solution for all your shopping needs. Trends…

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Sydney cracks fashion’s biggest mystery, stages Faith Connexion’s first show

If one was to consider fashion as the Golden Girls, the official Fashion Week Australia would be the extroverted Blanche, and the inaugural MADE event is the whip smart, sassy Dorothy. The three-day fashion and skating festival kicked off at Carriageworks on Friday night with an exclusive premiere of The High Life: Slim Aarons, a documentary chronicling the life and work of the famed American photographer and his sun-drenched images. Skater Corbin Harris and model Jacquelyn Jablonski, wearing Faith Connexion will appear at the MADE fashion event in Sydney this weekend. Photo: Cole Bennetts…

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Antique furniture, brass artefacts big draw at Lifestyle show

The ongoing The Hindu MetroPlus Lifestyle Show 2016 at ‘A’ Convention Centre is drawing good response. The reason perhaps is that it has something for everybody. The four-day fusion fare is a perfect blend of utility and opulence, tradition and modern, and also takes care of the oscillating tastes of the present day customer. The well-timed festival season is diverting sizeable crowd of shoppers to the exhibition venue. Of the myriad collection available in the 100-odd stalls put up by vendors from across the country, a few of them in…

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Plus-size fashion show scores big in Japan

Japanese pop girl group Pottya, who describe themselves as “chubby”, performed their hits while eleven plus size amateur models strutted along the catwalk at a new men’s fashion show in Tokyo aimed at breaking down obesity taboos. The Tokyo Pochari (plump) Collection, jointly organised by a plus-size clothing brand Sakazen Shoji Co and fashion magazine, Mr Babe, featured models weighing more than 100 kg (220 pounds) walking, twirling and posing on the catwalk. Thursday’s event attracted more than 100 people, who were invited to disclose their weight for a discount…

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