• Haute wheels: Fashion takes a cue from food trucks

    Associated Press WASHINGTON — The first time the brakes went out in her trailer/store, Joey Wolffer ran a stoplight and worried what would happen to her high-end accessories inside. Two years later, she has a close relationship with a mechanic, knows the best spot to park in New York’s Meatpacking district and has a devoted […]

    Jul 31st, 2012 | Filed under Fashion
  • Romney’s travels take another detour into controversy

    WARSAW, Poland — Mitt Romney took a major risk when he embarked on a foreign tour, inviting complex policy questions and the sort of scrutiny that he has habitually avoided, in order to broaden his appeal as a statesman. And on Monday, for the second time in five days, his offhand comments tore at the […]

    Jul 31st, 2012 | Filed under Web Resources
  • Fashion News: Michelle Obama at the London Olympics 2013

    First Lady Michelle Obama spent the weekend at the Olympics, attending opening ceremonies, cheering on the nation’s swimmers and sitting in the Williams family box to watch tennis champ Serena Williams advance, among other things. Obama looked sporty but polished as she rooted for men’s basketball here. Tavi Gevinson, the 16-year-old fashion blogger who has […]

    Jul 30th, 2012 | Filed under Fashion
  • ‘Travel won’t hurt Sharks’

    Chiefs coach Dave Rennie believes that the Sharks’ gruelling travel schedule will not cost them in the Super Rugby Final. Having beaten the Reds in Brisbane before knocking the Stormers out in Cape Town, the Sharks face the daunting challenge of travelling all the way to Hamilton for the final on Saturday, but Rennie has […]

    Jul 30th, 2012 | Filed under Web Resources
  • Travel Troubleshooter: Another dent in rental car dogma

    Please help me with a bogus damage charge by Alamo. We picked up our car in Kona, Hawaii, at dusk and saw numerous small dents and dings and scratches on the vehicle. We couldn’t find a form to report the damage. We were advised that they no longer have that form and if there was […]

    Jul 29th, 2012 | Filed under Web Resources
  • Fashion Olympics: Big designers behind games kits

    LONDON –  Who said sportswear can’t be chic? The athletes’ parade during Friday’s opening ceremony might as well have been a catwalk show, with some of fashion’s biggest names — Armani, Prada, Ralph Lauren, Stella McCartney — designing the team uniforms. Many in the fashion industry are already calling this the most stylish Olympics ever. […]

    Jul 28th, 2012 | Filed under Fashion
  • Escaping London Olympic Opening Ceremony: Not a travel nightmare

    LONDON — At around 12:15 a.m. London time, the Summer Olympic Opening Ceremony was still ongoing. A few volunteers and cast members from the massive performance made their way through the queue at Stratford International Station, located near the Westfield Shopping Centre and the Olympic Village in East London. It was the calm before the […]

    Jul 28th, 2012 | Filed under Web Resources
  • Fashion News: Meet Liberty Ross, ‘other woman’ in Kristen Stewart affair

    The celebrity couple scandal du jour involves not a love triangle but a love square, I guess. Kristen Stewart apologized to Robert Pattinson for cheating on him with Rupert Sanders, her director on “Snow White and the Huntsman, ” and Sanders apologized for cheating on his wife, Liberty Ross. She is a successful fashion model and […]

    Jul 27th, 2012 | Filed under Fashion
  • Nationals Travel to Milwaukee for Four Games with Brewers: A Fan’s View

    The Washington Nationals take a brief break from divisional play as they travel to Milwaukee for a four-game series with the Brewers. The Nats opened the second half of the season with a tough task — 14 games in 13 days against NL East opponents — but carry a five-game winning streak to Milwaukee. While […]

    Jul 27th, 2012 | Filed under Web Resources
  • Fashion show aims to lift stigma on the disabled

    At a glitzy Kiev night club brimming with neon lights and energetic pop music, the models showed off sleek evening gowns and glamorous hats as Ukraine’s celebrities cheered on. But this was no ordinary fashion show — some models rolled on wheelchairs, others were blind. At the Wednesday night event dubbed Fashion Chance a dozen […]

    Jul 26th, 2012 | Filed under Fashion
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