“Bling” the pop culture phrase used to describe the extravagant jewels worn by the celebrities on red carpets or to fancy affairs has brought an awareness of gemstone jewelry into the mainstream like never before. But prior to that term being coined, we marveled at the renowned Hope Diamond, the Star of India and the infamous jewelry collection of Elizabeth Taylor. And of course there are the Royal Crown Jewels what little, or not so little, girl hasn’t imagined what it would be like to wear a crown full of sparkly treasure like gemstones?.
Also well represented is innovator Issey Miyake, whose famous pleated garments are shown alongside the gowns of the often overlooked Mary McFadden who pioneered the heat pleating process to great commercial success in the 1970s and 80s, and Mariano Fortuny, whose technique for creating his early 20th Century pleated silk gowns remains a fiercely protected secret still held by his heirs. Also on view are Proenza Schouler remarkable forays into fabric research, Raf Simons elaborately constructed creations for Dior, Hussein Chalayan mechanically automated dresses and more. It is a particularly scholarly detour for the Costume Institute, but it is encouraging to see that the museum is making a move away from of the exhibitions of the past that had alluring themes but maybe not quite as much depth as one might have hoped for (remember Punk? Superheroes?).
Downstairs, there is a coffee bar, a blander casual sportswear section and the centerpiece of any Nordstrom store: the shoe department. Here is where the store more egalitarian ethos comes into focus most clearly. It takes up a large section of the block long floor and features an assortment that ranges from Timberland to Christian Louboutin.
However, added to that there is also this major disruption that is going through the world. So, there are verticals, which are impacted by the disruption will also have challenge because companies have to re position themselves, put their service offerings in play, which will definitely be in a position to address the customer requirements. Not necessarily it is only for BFSI it could go in to even retail for that matter..
It’s also interesting to note that no news outlet reported what the final score of the Hallelujah FC vs. Kiremba match was. And we fear that any who know will be taking that knowledge to an early grave.. One of several people who lost out on a prospective rental to a scam is warning others by sharing her experience. “I would just warn other people, if it seems too good to be true, it probably is,” said Kelly Brown of speedway. Brown says she felt silly for almost falling for the scam.