Poll PUBLISHED: 15:02 17 September 2019 | UPDATED: 15:10 17 September 2019 Ikea store in Ohio, USA. Picture: Paul Applegate/Flickr Paul Applegate/Flickr We asked you on social media what attractions, restaurants and shops you wanted to see open in Norwich and you answered in your hundreds. Ikea Order and Collection Point on the Sweet Briar Industrial Estate in Norwich Credit: Google Maps1. IKEA This was by far the most popular choice, with locals not very happy with the small IKEA Order and Collection point that recently opened in Sweet Briar Retail Park. Our readers would prefer a "proper IKEA" where all the furniture is laid out and they can enjoy the famous Swedish meatballs, which aren't available in the city store.Esther Plume suggested that "the Postwick Junction would make a good spot for it". Concert hall crowded with fans. Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto2. Concert venue Plenty of readers also suggested that we needed a proper concert venue, with Karen Woodhouse … [Read more...] about A bigger IKEA to a water park
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Michael Hodges The Detroit News Published 5:21 PM EDT Aug 30, 2019 For decades, Barbie has been the toy feminists love to hate. There's her annoying perfection -- the bustiness, the porcelain skin and that absurdly narrow waist. Then there's her vapid consumerism, whether you're talking the Dream House, the convertible, or the closet (neatly) crammed with all those designer gowns, shoes and itsy-bitsy accessories. But challenging received wisdom, New York author Sue Shapiro argues in the new coffee-table book from Assouline, "Barbie: 60 Years of Inspiration," that from the start in 1959 the fashion-crazed doll has been a source of empowerment for little girls, and not the suffocating stereotype some claim. The Detroit News caught up with Southfield native Shapiro last week to talk female autonomy, body image, and her debt to Barbie creator Ruth Handler. You've written that you had 68 Barbies. How far back does this fixation go? Sue … [Read more...] about Is Barbie a misjudged feminist icon?
An outfit in the collection Current Memoir inspired by the ocean's purity by Lương Thúy Ngọc. VNS Photo Minh Thu HÀ NỘI — Young designers will present their collections inspired by life, modern society, memory and imagination at a fashion exhibition and showcase to be held on August 8-10 at Melia Hotel Hanoi. The graduation event of the London College for Fashion and Design (LCDF) will introduce 25 collections with the theme of In:Visible. Well-known designers Lâm Gia Khang and Nguyễn Chí Nghĩa will open the shows with their latest collections on August 9 and 10. Senior lecturer Gary Wilson said the theme is based around the idea that what can start as an initial idea in one’s imagination can be brought to life by a designer’s creativity, talent and skills. As always, LCDF aims to reach new limits this year, with young and talented designers making their mark in the fashion industry like never … [Read more...] about Young designers to present collections inspired by society
Hilary Fox, Associated Press Updated 9:54 pm PDT, Tuesday, July 16, 2019 In this May 21, 2019, photo actress Wu Ke-xi poses for portrait photographs at the 72nd international film festival, Cannes, southern France. Wu Ke-xi wrote a screenplay inspired by the scandal involving U.S. producer Harvey Weinstein. The #MeToo movement in entertainment isn't just an American phenomenon. Cases across Asia show the region is grappling with many of the same issues that have upended entertainment careers in the U.S.(Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP) less In this May 21, 2019, photo actress Wu Ke-xi poses for portrait photographs at the 72nd international film festival, Cannes, southern France. Wu Ke-xi wrote a screenplay inspired by the scandal involving U.S. ... more Photo: Joel C Ryan, Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP … [Read more...] about Asian entertainment industries grappling with #MeToo issues
Sylvia Hui and Gregory Katz, Associated Press Updated 1:13 pm PST, Saturday, February 16, 2019 Model Pixie Geldof wears a creation by designer House of Holland at the Autumn/Winter 2019 fashion week runway show in London, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019.(Photo by Grant Pollard/Invision/AP) Model Pixie Geldof wears a creation by designer House of Holland at the Autumn/Winter 2019 fashion week runway show in London, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019.(Photo by Grant Pollard/Invision/AP) Photo: Grant Pollard, Grant Pollard/Invision/AP Photo: Grant Pollard, Grant Pollard/Invision/AP Image 1 of / 33 Caption Close Image 1 of 33 Model Pixie Geldof wears a creation by designer House of Holland at the Autumn/Winter 2019 fashion week runway show in London, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019.(Photo by Grant … [Read more...] about Checks, tie-dye, baby dolls: It’s all at London Fashion Week