‘Fashionista’ exhibition explores the art of fashion

RACINE — Vintage fashion, from the classically elegant styles of Grace Kelly and Audrey Hepburn to those with a 1980s vibe, is the inspiration for an art exhibition opening Friday at the Racine Arts Council’s ArtSpace Gallery, 409 Sixth St. “Fashionista: Fashion as Art & Art as Fashion” features the work of local artists Kelly Witte and Samira Gdisis, who share a fondness for vintage fashion and imagery. Together they have created a collection of artwork that explores that interest in media ranging from linoleum-relief prints and drawings to full-sized,…

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A Titanic moment: how Celine Dion became the fashion icon 2017 needs

Céline Dion: Canadian, excessively enthusiastic, big warbling voice. This much we know. But are you aware that the voice of the 90s has latterly become the poster girl for avant-garde fashion label Vetements? Riding high after her first appearance at the Met Gala this year, to which she wore a deconstructed Versace gown with a higher-than-thigh-high slit, this week Dion has been fraternising with Anna Wintour on the frows in Paris, given the Giambattista Valli’s haute couture show a standing ovation and been photographed naked for US Vogue’s Instagram account.  Chic credentials … Céline…

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Can’t find make-up that matches your skin tone? Blame the limited range of shades

Despite the rise in skintone-defining apps and new technology, many consumers still struggle to find the right shade. The debate was a hot topic at this week’s Makeup In Paris trade event. Beauty expert Aïmara Coupet talks about why brands are still finding creating makeup for medium to very dark skins a challenge. “The desire of every brand is to offer a product suiting every woman throughout the world,” explains Aïmara Coupet. Developments in foundation are a perfect example of the search for the holy grail beauty product. More and…

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Fashion that unites: Our Eid shoot showcases the beautiful diversity of India

Fashion is a great unifier. It has an amazing ability to trump hatred and foster love and harmony. This shoot is a tribute to this very quality of fashion that binds people across cultures and creates compelling images of unity in diversity that remain unscathed even in the wildest of storms. On the occasion of Eid, we present to you fashion that refuses to conform, fashion that rebels to transcend all man-made boundaries. Shubh Eid, everyone! Model Arnela Zekovic’s white tussar silk sari with tiny heart motifs has been draped…

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Chocolate Ball Fire, the Dangerously Addictive Dessert You Need to Try

You know what’s topping the dessert game these days? It’s undoubtedly the chocolate ball. Why, one may ask. It’s not the ordinary chocolate ball that’s been an all-time favorite since childhood.  There is always room for transformations and reinventions, and in the recent years we have seen various food dishes getting quirky twists. The chocolate ball is back, this time much bigger and better, and to top it all, it lits up too! While the practice of flambé´- flaming cocktails and so on – is an age-old practice, the newest trend that is taking the internet…

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This quiet agricultural ‘moonshot’ could change the future of food

The global population is skyrocketing, the climate is changing, and diets are shifting. So how do you tackle the problem of feeding 9 billion people by 2050? Assemble an elite team of scientists for a year-long brainstorming session. The first meeting of “Science Breakthroughs 2030” just convened to discuss the key advances essential for revolutionizing food and agriculture in the next decade. The resounding theme: What’s needed is akin to a moonshot. Or as committee co-chair John D. Floros put it, a “green revolution 2.0.” “This is something we owe to…

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Win Friends And Influence People With The Best Fried Chicken Ever

There are a lot of simple foods that are shockingly difficult to master. Eggs can be a nightmare, burgers can be tricky, but nothing is more intimidating than fried chicken. Too soggy, breading too thick, too greasy; it seems like there are a million things that could go wrong. If you get it right though, there is really nothing better. The phrase “you don’t win friends with salad” comes to mind … The truth is, you don’t need a special touch or a secret ingredient to make great fried chicken….

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2 winners and 4 losers from the Senate health care bill

Mark Wilson/Getty Images The Better Care Reconciliation Act, Senate Republicans’ plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, would if passed lead to one of the largest redistributions of income in American history, just as Obamacare itself did. It would shift hundreds of billions of dollars from health care programs to fund sweeping tax cuts for rich Americans, radically overhaul the way the US supports elderly and disabled people, and allow states to substantially weaken insurance regulations. While it clearly does not yet have the votes it needs to pass the Senate,…

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Find Out The Availability Of Best Screen Recorders

Nowadays people use screen recorders for great many reasons. Introducing another user to do some task in his or her computer is something will make you break down at the end of the day. While screen recording is a viable solution of the above mentioned situation as well as will help you to capture streaming videos to perceive offline videos later, record YouTube videos or even capture Skype calls, in this content we are going to compile the best screen recorders for our users. Movavi screen capture video is a…

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Trash Can Nachos: The Tastiest Nachos You Could Ever Dream Of

Nachos never go out of style, they keep popping up into the food arena. Every now and then, someone does some sort of experiment with these simple, crunchy Mexican corn chips. Baked Nachos were the most popular trend till this restaurant in Las Vegas took it a step forward. The trend this time is taking the Nachos to the extent of your very own trash can. Guy Fieri, the famous American restaurateur and Television personality, has created his very own version of Nachos, i.e “Trash Can Nachos”. His Mexican restaurant-cum-bar…

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