Syrian First Lady Asma al-Assad has been diagnosed with breast cancer, officials confirmed on August 8.
President Bashar al-Assad’s wife was receiving treatment for an early-stage malignant tumor.
Born and raised in London, Asma al-Assad has been a highly controversial figure.
The Syrian first lady was one of twelve people placed under EU sanctions in 2012 over the government’s violent response to the Syrian uprising.
A photograph of Asma al-Assad and her husband was posted on Twitter together with the words: “Mrs. Asma al-Assad begins the first stage of treatment for a malignant breast tumor that was discovered early…. the Presidency and its team wish Mrs. Asma a speedy recovery.”
A dual British-Syrian national, Asma al-Assad attended school and university in London before becoming an investment banker.
She moved to Syria in 2000 and married former ophthalmologist Bashar al-Assad, just months after he succeeded his father Hafez al-Assad as president.
Bashar and Asma al-Assad were initially presented as reformers and as a change from the repressive rule of the late president, with a glowing portrait of the first lady published by Vogue in February 2011 – and since deleted – describing her as “the freshest and most magnetic of first ladies”.
However, just a month later, police reacted brutally to protests in the southern city of Deraa, sparking a conflict which has claimed the lives of around half a million people and displaced millions more.
In her first public comments on the violence in February 2012, Asma al-Assad firmly stood beside her husband.
The same year, activists released thousands of private emails purportedly from the president and his wife apparently showing that Asma al-Assad continued to buy luxury goods even after the uprising had begun. She was also personally sanctioned by the EU.
Asma al-Assad did not speak to foreign media again until 2016, when she told Russian state-backed television that she had previously rejected offers of asylum abroad.
“[Brad Pitt] has a statutory duty to pay child support. As of present, [he] has paid no meaningful child support since separation,” Angelina Jolie’s lawyer said in the filing on August 7.
“Given that the informal arrangements around the payment of the children’s expenses have not been regularly sustained… for over a year and a half, [Angelina Jolie] intends to file… for the establishment of a retroactive child support order,” the documents stated.
The actress cited “irreconcilable differences” when she filed to end the marriage, and the pair became embroiled in a bitter child custody dispute in the months following the announcement.
Brad Pitt was investigated for possible child abuse after losing his temper in front of some of the children, but was later cleared of the allegations.
Whether you’ve been scrolling through some of the hottest trends this summer on Instagram or Pinterest, or you’ve been doing your fair share of window shopping, your bank account doesn’t have to stop you from getting the hottest looks this summer. Finding the most affordable on-trend pieces shouldn’t have to be difficult, which is why we’ve put together a list of some of the top ways to find the pieces that you want to have, without going bankrupt. While you may turn to same day loans when it comes to facing a financial emergency, when it comes to fashion, you’re going to need to have a separate budget. Here, we’re putting together some of the best ways to get the hottest summer looks on a budget.
When it comes to knowing the trends, you can be certain that Instagram and Pinterest will have you covered, as well as what your trendiest friends are wearing this summer. We can tell you all about the button-down dresses and the matching co-ord sets, but how do you go about getting the best price? The answer is simple – shop around! Whether you head around the shops in order to find similar pieces for a cheaper price, or you turn to the internet, there are so many different shops to choose from where you can find some of the most classic looks at a cheaper price. You’re always likely to find a budget version in a shop like Primark, or even in the supermarket, meaning your clothes allowance can stretch much further.
Hit The Sales
During the summer months, there is always a sale or two which you can really sink your teeth into. Hitting the sales can be a simple way to save money on some of the trendiest items, and while sales tend to get rid of old stock as opposed to new, that doesn’t mean that you can’t mix and match to really take hold of the look that you want. There are a number of sites, such as Money Saving Expert which can provide you with all of the information on the most up-to-date sales, where they are and how much you could save. At time of writing, Dorothy Perkins, H&M and Topshop all have sales of up to 70% off!
Know What You’re Looking For
When it comes to shopping, it is easy to get carried away and start bulk purchasing items, particularly when you’re in the middle of a sale-frenzy. However, make sure that you plan exactly what you’re looking for and put a budget in place of how much you are willing to pay. This will help to ensure that you are truly sticking to a budget and you don’t purchase plenty of items that you don’t need. Some of the trends for this summer include toe-ring inspired sandals, cherry prints, lavender colours and basket bags!
There are a number of ways that you can get the hottest summer trends on a budget when it comes to your wardrobe, meaning you don’t have to waste money on items that you don’t need. Utilise our tips above and set a budget in place to ensure that you are remaining strict with your money while still looking your best this summer.
The pressures were exacerbated when Demi found stardom in Disney Channel hits Camp Rock and Sonny with a Chance, before launching a pop career.
The singer revealed she first tried cocaine at the age of 17 when she was working on the Disney Channel.
The first public admission that anything was wrong came in 2010 when Demi Lovato dropped out of the Camp Rock 2 tour with the Jonas Brothers and went into rehab for what were described at the time as “emotional and physical issues she has dealt with for some time”.
The breaking point had come when she and her backing dancers trashed their hotel one night after drinking and smoking weed.
Demi Lovato was also taking Adderall, an addictive prescription stimulant – and she punched a backing dancer who told her parents and manager she was using the drug.
After checking into treatment, the singer was diagnosed with bipolar disorder.
Famous friends of the star have been posting on social media, whilst thousands of fans have been using the “Pray for Demi” hashtag.
Among them, Ariana Grande, Kim Kardashian West and Ellen DeGeneres have voiced their support for Demi Lovato.
Prince Louis, the youngest son of Prince William and Kate Middleton, has been christened on July 9 in a private ceremony in London.
The fifth in line to the throne arrived alongside his family at St James’s Palace wearing the same gown his siblings, Prince George and Princess Charlotte, wore to their christenings.
The 11-week-old was baptized by the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Reverend Justin Welby, in the Chapel Royal at St James’s Palace.
Guests included newlyweds Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, known as the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.
However, Queen Elizabeth II and Duke of Edinburgh did not attend, with the decision made “some time ago” and not on health grounds, Buckingham Palace said.
The 92 year-old queen was travelling back from Norfolk on July 9 and has a busy week ahead, with celebrations marking the centenary of the RAF on Tuesday and US President Donald Trump’s visit to Windsor on July 6.
Prince Louis’ six godparents are Nicholas van Cutsem, Guy Pelly, Harry Aubrey-Fletcher, Lady Laura Meade, Hannah Carter and Lucy Middleton.
They are all friends or family of Prince William and Kate Middleton, who also picked friends and confidantes as Prince George’s and Princess Charlotte’s godparents.
According to Kensington Palace, Lucy Middleton and Guy Pelly each read a lesson during the service.
Prince Charles, Prince Louis’s grandfather, attended with the Duchess of Cornwall, with Kate’s parents Carole and Michael Middleton also among the guests.
Pregnant Pippa Middleton and her brother James Middleton were also at the ceremony.
Prince Louis’s christening gown is the same one that was used by his siblings.
The cream lace and white satin robe is a replica of the robe made for Queen Victoria’s eldest daughter in 1841, which is now too delicate to be worn. The new version was made by the Queen’s dresser, Angela Kelly.
According to tradition, water from the River Jordan was used at the christening.
Following the 40-minute traditional religious service, guests attended a private tea which included slices of christening cake, from a tier taken from Prince William and Kate Middleton’s wedding cake.
XXXTentacion, who first found an audience by uploading songs to the website SoundCloud, had been hailed as a breakthrough talent and tributes have been pouring in from hip-hop luminaries in the wake of his death.
He was leaving the dealership shortly before 16:00 local time when two men approached him, officials say.
At least one of them shot the rapper before both fled the scene in Deerfield Beach, 43 miles north of Miami, in a dark-colored SUV.
Investigators said it appeared to have been a “possible robbery”. Video posted on social media apparently showed XXXTentacion slumped in his car.
A witness at the scene told TMZ that multiple shots had been fired outside the dealership.
Onfroy, whose hit songs include SAD! and Moonlight, quickly rose to prominence following the release of his debut album “17” last August.
His follow-up “?” debuted at the top of the Billboard 200 chart in March and has been listened to hundreds of millions of times online.
The album tackled subjects such as depression and was praised by some of rap’s highest-profile stars.
However, XXXTentacion’s short career was plagued by allegations of domestic violence. The rapper was facing 15 felony charges at the time of his death, including aggravated battery of a pregnant woman.
A new year means new makeup trends. The following five directions are going to appear a lot this year both on the red carpet and on the streets. Fashion trends affect not only closing styles, colors, design, forms, textures, and other, but also the face image which fulfills the general idea. Though trends are changing each year and fashion often concerns not only pure unconditional beauty and health but also many other aspects including even politics.
Ways of figuring out the trends
There are several ways to determine your makeup set for the current season. The easiest way is to follow a blogger who will tell you everything from A to Z about which tones, brands, applicators to use and why. Cons of the method are time-consuming. You will need at least good hour to check everything out. Another option is to read a favorite magazine like Vogue or HarpersBazaar. There you can find the best overviews of fashion shows and trendsetting brands together with the celebrities’ looks. In other words, you will see the complete guideline in a magazine. The most complicated and time-consuming way is to research the latest fashion shows yourself and make your own opinion. It is hardly necessary for women who are not bloggers or celebrities.
No more contouring, only highlighters
During the last few years, the fashion setting makeup trend always included contouring. 2018 has become the official end of the exaggerated face contouring. Instead, Rihanna has started the trend of gold highlighter which is not actually lighter than a skin tone but is gold. It fits perfectly for those who have warm skin undertone. The pastel or silver tones fit perfectly for a cooler skin. The application is effortless. You only have to apply it as a regular highlighter or making a creative form on your cheek for a special occasion.
At the end of the day in 2017, there was only one official look to draw a line on the corner of your eye. Makeup brushes will be necessary for a gentle gradient. The line should have been very long, bold in the middle, and pointy towards the outside until it vanishes. 2018 offers more creative opportunities to make this line look trendy. The thick and filled wings, mini wings, unfilled wings, upside down lines and anything else that comes to your mind.
If you are a student and don’t have time and money for qualitative skin care products, the next trend will make you look gorgeous in a few minutes. You also can gain more time by shifting a few home works to the guys who will write my assignment in Australia service. The look is perfect for daily use. You can keep it quite discreet which also looks fresh at all ages. The idea is taking a technique of smokey eyes and perform it in a warm peachy or rose pastel palette. Gel texture will make it glow which is quite impressive.
It may be not perfect makeup for sensitive skin, especially the under eye area, but the inner corner of the eye must be highlighted. 2018 involves very subtle looks which involve not the whole area around the eye decoration but just the inner part of it. The rest area remains bare. It is not only cheap makeup but fast as well. You can do it right before going out with your fingertip. The matching tones remain pastel like white, cream white, silver, or pearl. It also looks very refreshing.
Cheap cosmetics often has its cons like not lasting, wrong texture, not shimmering, and other. On the other hand, there is no point in buying trendy sets for significant amounts of money. The trends are changing, and the unused products go to the trash. It applies to purple pallets. In fact, purple and violet is a significant trend of 2018 no only in makeup. You will see it everywhere. You have plenty of options to apply the tone both on the lips and on the eyes.
To sum up, keep it nude
Organic makeup was and will always be trendy all times. Apart from decorative cosmetics remember to take good care of your scene which includes everyday hydrating, sun protecting, cleaning, massaging and treating if needed. The best makeup is the one that doesn’t include hiding your screen under bases and powders. They won’t do your pores healthier. The healthy shine comes from inside and makes you gorgeous. Here are the step-by-step daily scan care and decoration.
Apply nursing SPF crème. Every day. This is the must.
Light BB crème if you have different colors on your face skin.
Under eye, concealer to cover the problem zones if needed.
Superlight cheekbones contouring.
Make the eyebrows visible by filling the spaces without changing the existing form.
Brow pencil/shades for highlighting the under eyebrow area and make you look awake.
According to a New York Times report, the charges relate to an allegation brought by actress Lucia Evans.
The actress detailed her accusations against Harvey Weinstein in an article in the New Yorker in October 2017.
It is not clear if the former producer will face more charges brought by other accusers.
It is known that New York police have been investigating allegations of rape made by actress Paz de la Huerta.
This month Netflix producer Alexandra Canosa files court papers in New York alleging Harvey Weinstein raped, assaulted and verbally abused her over a five-year period.
The statute of limitations will be an issue in some cases but it is not thought to apply in the Evans case. Even if the limitations apply, a judge could still call women to testify to establish a pattern of behavior, as in the recent trial of Bill Cosby.
Harvey Weinstein’s lawyer, Benjamin Brafman, has not commented on reports that his client will imminently turn himself in.
The Times said Harvey Weinstein would surrender on May 25 and be arraigned at Manhattan Criminal Court.
Harvey Weinstein has faced accusations of harassment and assault from dozens of women. Some have alleged rape.
Kate Beckinsale, Lysette Anthony and Gwyneth Paltrow are among the high-profile figures to have spoken out.
After days of controversy over who will walk Meghan Markle down the aisle on May 19 when she marries Prince Harry, Kensington Palace has made the announcement. It’s Prince Charles, Prince Harry’s father.
Meghan Markle’s father, Thomas, is unable to attend the wedding, after undergoing heart surgery.
Kensington Palace said the Prince of Wales was “pleased to be able to welcome Ms Markle to the Royal Family in this way”.
Prince Harry’s grandfather, 96-year-old Prince Philip, will also attend the wedding, Buckingham Palace confirmed.
Prince Philip has been recovering from a hip operation.
Meghan Markle’s mother, Doria Ragland, will take her daughter to the wedding at St George’s Chapel in Windsor.
Doria Ragland will meet Queen Elizabeth for the first time at Windsor Castle later, accompanied by Meghan, 36, and Prince Harry, 33.
Meghan Markle’s mother has already been introduced to Prince Charles and Prince William and Kate Middleton. She met the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and their eldest children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte, at Windsor Castle on May 17.
She took tea with Prince Charles and Camilla at Clarence House in London on May 16.
Thomas Markle had been due to arrive in the UK earlier this week, but became caught up in controversy over the apparent staging of photographs with the paparazzi.
Meghan Markle released a statement on May 17 saying she hoped her father could be given space to focus on his health.
The wedding ceremony begins at 12:00 BST and will be broadcast to the world.
Meghan Markle will have 10 bridesmaids and pageboys, who are all under the age of eight.
The bride decided against having a maid of honor, saying she wanted to avoid choosing between her closest friends.
Thomas Markle became embroiled in controversy at the weekend, following reports that he staged paparazzi photographs of himself in the run-up to the wedding.
The pictures showed Thomas Markle – apparently unaware he was being photographed – in a series of wedding-related activities, including being measured for a wedding suit.
Samantha Markle, who has not spoken to her famous sibling in three years – and will not be attending the wedding – told Good Morning Britain the photographs had been done with “good intention” and not for money.
She previously admitted the pictures had been her idea, in order to portray a positive image.
On May 14, Thomas Markle reportedly told TMZ that he would not attend the wedding.
TMZ later reported that Meghan Markle’s father had and wanted to attend – although he might not be able to because of health concerns.
In a third report, TMZ said that the health issues and planned surgery would prevent him from attending after all.
Thomas Markle had been due to meet Prince Harry for the first time this week, as well as Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip, before walking his daughter down the aisle at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle.
Bill Cosby is best known for starring in the 1980s TV series The Cosby Show.
Around 60 women over five decades have publicly accused Bill Cosby of being a predator. But statute of limitation laws mean that only one charge has been brought to trial.
Some of his accusers were present in court, and cried as the guilty verdict was returned.
Bill Cosby’s lawyer Tom Mesereau insisted “the fight is not over”, adding that he believes the actor is innocent and that he plans to file an appeal.
Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele, who brought the charges against Bill Cosby, held a press conference after the verdict.
Kevin Steele said, as Andrea Constand stood beside him: “Money and power or who you are will not stop us from a criminal investigation and prosecuting a case.”
When the attack took place, Andrea Constand was working as director of operations for the women’s basketball team at Temple University, Philadelphia.
She told the court she had gone to the home of her then friend Bill Cosby, to discuss her resignation.
Andrea Constand said he had given her three blue pills to “help take the edge off,” which she believed to be a natural remedy.
Minutes later, she was suffering double vision and quickly lost consciousness.
She awoke to find Bill Cosby assaulting her, she said, adding that the drugs made her physically unable to fight back.
Andrea Constand reported the attack, but the district attorney refused to press charges. The case was reopened in 2015.
Judge Steven O’Neill allowed five of Bill Cosby’s other accusers to serve as “prior bad acts” witnesses during the trial, as the prosecution sought to establish a pattern of misconduct.
Heidi Thomas told the court that Bill Cosby served her spiked wine that made her drowsy for four days in 1984.
Former model Janice Dickinson was among those who testified, alleging that Bill Cosby drugged and raped her at a hotel in 1982, when she was 27 years old.
The case against Bill Cosby was one of the first celebrity assault trials conducted in the light of the #MeToo movement, which has raised awareness of alleged misconduct by a number of powerful media figures.
Are you someone who doesn’t want your style compromised for you sport? Gold style is actually a huge pat on the game, and many people take pride in what they wear on the green. Afterall, we all like to look and feel out best while we’re enjoying ourselves, and golfers are certainly no different.
Beyond looking good, it’s also finding clothing that will aid and enhance your performance while you play. Golf companies are among the most innovative clothing manufacturers around. While most of us would throw of a cotton polo shirt, simple slacks and a jumper – these days it’s all about smart fabrics, like Cocona, ClimaCool and GoreTex. It can be a confusing world!
This is even more apparent when you’ve got a golfing trip on the cards. If you’re accustomed to playing golf mostly in the UK and Northern Europe, taking a golf holiday might be the only chance you get all year to dust off your shorts and get some sun of your forearms and calves.
So, if you are headed to sunnier climes and want a lfew style inspirations in materials you can trust, we’ve plenty of tips on how you swing in style this year…
A Solid Pair of Shorts
A good pair of shorts are an absolute must for your golf holiday. For style over substance, you’re safe to largely follow the same trends as trousers with plaid and check being big sellers and the classic lightweight cream and navy chino short if you are one of the more conservative players. You can even find some shorts these days that have UV protection and a pocket for your smartphone! If you find some in a subtle print, you can easily move from the green to the beach house in style.
Spikeless Golf Shoes
You must have been living in a cave if you weren’t aware yet that spikes are slowly becoming a thing of the past. The trend today is 100% spikeless. What do you look for in a gold shoe? Comfort, style, performance and reliability – there are what you should be looking for in every set of golf shoes you buy. Spikeless golf shoes have fast become the must-have footwear style for golfers thanks to their versatility, stylish design and performance on the green. Nike golf retailer, Golfposer, have a wide range of spikeless designs. The other big benefit of going spikeless is that they save you a lot of packing space, because you can wear them on and off course, in the clubhouse or to go out for dinner for example.
Sunscreen alone won’t save you from the harmful sun rays, and being out on the green all day definitely calls for some protective headgear. Keep your eyes shaded and your face protected with a cap that has a simple design, or if you want to make a statement, the new NIKE Magnolia Edition style is finished in an all over floral print – with a release date scheduled for Masters Week, 2018.
A Moisture-wicking Polo
Be honest, the last thing you need is sweat weighing down your swing and stinking up your game! A moisture-wicking polo is as important as maintaining the proper form – keeping you feeling and looking cool. For longevity, avoid white as a base colour. Instead, opt for red and navys – but not black as it will absorb too much heat on the green.
Yes, it’s not lie that if any one item of golf clothing shows just how much golf fashion has changed, it’s the good old fashioned trousers.
Where one day, a classy pair of cream chinos where all you needed : comfortable, interchangeable and matched well with almost any colour – ideal! These days, the jazzier the better. Companies out there, like Loudmouth Golf and Royal and Awesome, are releasing increasingly outrageous slacks – and we can’t really get enough of them!
One of golf’s most eccentric characters, John Daly, has made surreal slacks his signature and people love it. In recent years check, plaid and pinstripe patterns in bright and playful colours have been all the rage for golfers.
Aside from being fashion conscious it is also important that you invest in lightweight and breathable golf trousers when playing abroad or in the sunshine.
Not all golf holidays are filled with sunshine and clear skies, so you need a plan for the overcast days. When it’s cloudy, it’s a good idea to throw on a thin, lightweight sweater over a collared shirt. Investing in a sweater like this is ideal because it can be worn when your home as well as on holiday. As with the polo, avoid black or white and opt for greys or navy instead.
Attention to detail with the Belt
You don’t have to wear a belt with a big logo if you’re not a professional golfer, but you can use your belt to enhance your golfing outfit . If you want to make a statement, switch up the strap and go for cool colors and patterns with a simple chino.
Mariah Carey explained: “Until recently I lived in denial and isolation and in constant fear someone would expose me.
“It was too heavy a burden to carry and I simply couldn’t do that anymore.
“I sought and received treatment, I put positive people around me and I got back to doing what I love – writing songs and making music.”
Mariah Carey said she is now having therapy and taking medication for bipolar disorder, which has caused her to have periods of depression and hypomania, which can cause irritability and insomnia.
She said: “I’m actually taking medication that seems to be pretty good. It’s not making me feel too tired or sluggish or anything like that. Finding the proper balance is what is most important.”
Mariah Carey added that for a long time she thought she had “severe sleep disorder” but whilst working on her album in the studio released “it wasn’t normal insomnia”.
“I was irritable and in constant fear of letting people down,” she added.
Mariah Carey told People: “I guess my depressive episodes were characterized by having very low energy. I would feel so lonely and sad – even guilty that I wasn’t doing what I needed to be doing for my career.”
However, there was also some top-notch Australian art on show from artists such as Sidney Nolan and Margaret Olley. A piece called The Suitor by Charles Blackman fetched A$360,000.
That far outstripped the A$135,000 paid for the Leandro Bislach violin played by Crowe’s character in Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World. The uniform he wore in the film fetched A$135,000.
The Gladiator replica chariot went for A$65,000, nearly seven times above estimate, but the neo-Nazi boots from Romper Stomper went on estimate at A$10,000.
A 1986 Grammy Award presented to Johnny Cash and other music artists made $150,000.
Russell Crowe appeared at the sale, hearing a rendition of Happy Birthday and three cheers, and saying: “G’day folks, how’re you doing?”
The New Zealand-born actor had earlier said the sale was all about moving on – a “watershed moment”.
Among the 227 lots of “stuff” (as Russell Crowe calls it) on sale were: a scarf and a pair of old shoes from State of Play; numerous guitars he’s collected (his band 30 Odd Foot of Grunts never won much critical acclaim); a Merc used on his wedding day in 2003; a Shane Warne Test cricket jersey; the cloth angel doll from The Sum of Us; the leather sketchbook from 3:10 to Yuma; chain mail and other clothing from Robin Hood and a Javert costume from Les Miserables.
Fashion is a way of thinking, creating and ultimately, a way of life. Hence, it is only natural that it changes with the seasons, and each new creation brings with itself a new trend for the fashionistas to follow. Each design is the fruit of some inspiration, starting from animal skin, through natural landscapes or contrasting urban areas, all the way to unique and specific environments.
No matter whether they were inspired by the sparkling lights of the Las Vegas locals, or it is a modification of typical 19th century school uniforms, trends are recognized for their durability. Some of them have disappeared throughout the years, while others have been altered in order to fit more modern demands. Ultimately, there are those which cannot be denied a place in fashion history due to their lasting existence and apparent influence.
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The black leather jacket decorated with zippers and buttons and pockets used to hold a negative meaning, as bikers were often recognized as troublemakers. However, with a few campaigns and a pair of stitches that made it fitting for a female silhouette as well, the motorcycle jacket has come to stay in trend.
Little Black Dress
Since its appearance in 1926 as a creation by visionary Coco Chanel, the typical short, straight black dress with long sleeves became a symbol of fashion. It has since been used to denote elegance, trend, femininity, power, sensuality and so much more, either directly or through some of its variations.
As mentioned above, designers often used their natural surroundings and the creatures in them for inspiration. Some have incorporated leaves and floral prints for a more tropical look, but the animal print is the true symbol of exotic designer wear. Zebra and tiger prints are the most widely implemented patterns, although crocodile, snake skins and similar animalistic elements have also been eternalized in fashion trends.
A creation as old as time, or at least as the British Empire under the reign of Queen Victoria, the trench coat has managed to fight its way to modern department stores worldwide. It has been designed by Burberry, upon official requests to create a coat that would protect soldiers in the trenches from various weather conditions. Long after Britain reached its peak colonial potential, the trench coat originated from the fashion house Burberry is recognized as trendy and fashionable.
Wide Cuffs & Gladiator Sandals
Shifting from clothing to accessories and shoe wear, wide cuffs and gladiator sandals are another all-time fashion trend. The cuffs were initially inspired by ancient Egyptian rulers (Cleopatra, particularly), while the sandals imitate those of Rome’s famous gladiator fighters. Such historical significance practically dictated their fashion success, but it was due to the designers’ unique additions and variations that turned them into a true trend.
Blue Jeans & White T-Shirt
This trend is self-explanatory at the least, but still deserves an honorable mention. It is dominant in casual dress styles, but its immense influence has enabled it to transcend into high-fashion attire.
In this article, we’re going to discuss the most important tips on how to stay young as long as possible. The principal points are related to the importance of physical and mental stress, tips on caring for skin and quantity of sleep. But there are some others you even don’t guess about them.
So keep reading!
Eat less and slower
According to the British Medical Journal, about 84% of the people who have problems with being overweight, eating considerably faster (1) – on average, they chew one serving of food for 3 seconds, while the more slender people spend on it is about 9 seconds.
Also, many nutritionists believe that reduces obesity uniquely important male hormones, and especially testosterone. There are studies showing that the presence of 15 kg excess weight is equivalent to age ten years.
Play computer games
American Psychological Association research has shown that doctors, surgeons, playing computer games, in operations that were 27% faster and made 37% fewer errors than their counterparts who are not taking the game console in hand (2).
In this case, apparently, the ability to develop logical games help the brain to age more slowly, as it took quite a challenging job. As for the simplest puzzles, here there is no clear opinion.
Engage in strength training
The process of muscle loss with age – one of the main drawbacks of aging. It is important that the place of the lost muscle often comes fat because it is the predominant form of energy conservation and power supplies for the organism.
In this case, because adipose tissue is easier than muscle and one pound of fat is about 18% more space than one pound of muscle, aging man seems much more complete, even for the same weight as in his youth.
The good start is to write down your personal training program and work out according to it 3-4 times a week.
Between that, if you worry that don’t know a lot about the sport, there are a lot of information, articles, videos and free book summaries online about training. And you can use them to get new knowledge about any things you’re interested in.
How long does a healthy sleep?
Large-scale scientific study, which lasted for 22 years and examines the state of health of more than 21 thousand subjects, showed that men that set aside for restful sleep less than 7 hours a night have a 26% greater chance of dying before (3).
It is interesting, but it’s the same study found that those who sleep more than 8 hours a day, also have a 24% greater chance of premature death. That is why it is important to sleep at least 7 hours, but no more than 8, while paying attention to the quality of sleep.
Engage in running
Longitudinal studies Stanford University, which lasted more than 20 years, showed that the people of middle and old age, constantly jogging, have a 40% lower risk of heart disease.
Also studies have shown that those who are engaged in running for a long time, long after beginning to experience difficulties with disabilities – on average, they have a chance to be in good shape for 16 years longer (4).
Treat your skin
At least once a week use scrubs as to update the skin, it is important to help her, removing dead skin particles. Try to use not just abrasive scrubs and those that contain weak acids (e.g., glycolic acid).
Get a rule every few months to visit the procedure professional facial massage – interesting, but most of the men had never tried this the easiest way to restore tone and youthful skin. Treat yourself also with a daily skin care routine by using products that can help your skin retain its moisture. Products such as a hyaluronic acid serum can help you keep your skin’s firmness and elasticity.
How to avoid wrinkles?
Men’s skin, unlike women, most often refers to oily or combination type, so that the majority of young men do not have problems with the need of additional hydration of the skin faces.
However, with age, skin type changes, and it becomes dry and thin – skin around the eyes may have a thickness of only 0.02 mm – without the use of moisturizing creams, men reaching 40-50 years old, noticed a sudden and significant increase in wrinkles.
French fashion icon Hubert de Givenchy has died at the age of 91.
His partner Philippe Venet, a former haute couture designer, confirmed the news to the AFP.
“It is with huge sadness that we inform you that Hubert Taffin de Givenchy has died,” he said via the fashion house.
The designer’s nephews and nieces, and their children, share Philippe Venet’s grief, his statement added.
The House of Givenchy also tweeted: “The House of Givenchy is sad to report the passing of its founder Hubert de Givenchy, a major personality of the world of French Haute Couture and a gentleman who symbolized Parisian chic and elegance for more than half a century. He will be greatly missed.”
Hubert de Givenchy created famous looks for Audrey Hepburn, Grace Kelly and Jackie Kennedy.
He was perhaps most famous for creating the iconic “little black dress” worn by Audrey Hepburn in the opening scene of Breakfast at Tiffany’s.
The friendship between Hubert de Givenchy and Audrey Hepburn endured for 40 years, and helped cement his place in fashion – and cinema – history.
Audrey Hepburn became his muse, and he designed her suits and woolen dresses for the musical Funny Face in 1957, and the light-hearted heist caper How to Steal a Million in 1966.
Hubert de Givenchy came from an aristocratic background, and worked alongside the then unknown Pierre Balmain and Christian Dior after World War Two.
He was employed by the avant-garde designer Elsa Schiaparelli before leaving to found his own fashion house in 1952. There he introduced the concept of “separates” – blouse, skirt, jacket and trouser combinations that could be mixed and matched.
Hubert de Givenchy, who stood at a towering 6ft 6in, won instant acclaim for his first collection at the age of 24.
He swiftly ventured into menswear, and moved to New York to consolidate his success. There his celebrity customers included First Lady Jackie Kennedy, who wore one of his designs to President John F. Kennedy’s funeral in 1963.
Grace Kelly, who would become princess of Monaco, was another famous client.
Hubert de Givenchy had asked that his friends and admirers make a donation to the children’s charity UNICEF in his memory, instead of sending flowers.