Anne wants to bring back customisation, making it a way to reinvent old clothing to make it feel new and personal again.’I wanted to increase the lifespan of an existing piece of garment, by reinventing and personalising it,’ she explained. ‘I don’t believe in fast consumption and buying into cheap clothing.’As well as creating beautiful clothing people want to wear, Anne also hopes that her work will urge the fashion world to think in a more sustainable, environmentally friendly way.And on a more personal level, Anne reckons we can all make a difference by making conscious choices when it comes to the clothes we throw on our bodies.’We can all buy less,’ says Anne. ‘And buy more responsibly.’Anne’s ‘Reuse, Reinvent, Revive’ collection is being showcased at Finishing Touches in the W Lounge at W London Leicester Square this weekend, 18 February to the end of 19 February..
“This is another important addition to Dominion’s growing portfolio of solar energy,” said David A. Christian, chief executive officer for Dominion Generation. “We believe it is necessary to develop and maintain a diverse generation mix, ranging from traditional sources to renewable energy.
Love, as a philosophical topic, has a convoluted history. Modern considerations of love, which inherit this history, oscillate within a spectrum that ranges from pessimistic conceptions of love as merely instrumental reproductive sexuality (attributable to Schopenhauer), to an ecstatic fusion that presents love as the harmony of two into one (expressed in the work of Simone de Beauvoir). Each of these positions can be characterized as difference evading, escapist, and ‘risk free’ approaches to love, which, Alain Badiou claims, denies the necessary elements that make love possible; namely, a commitment to chance, the experience of vulnerability, and perseverance and fidelity in love.
As one of the survivors of the June 11, 1944 sinking of the USS Partridge, my fellow crew members and I owe a debt of thanks. The officers and men of the HMCS Prescott faced the peril of the Nazi E boats to steer to our sinking ship. In the cold and dark, they stayed until all our men were aboard.
It ever strike you that there is more of the flavor of the Cincinnati 25 or 30 years ago about Vine st. Between Court and Canal streets than about almost any other block in town? Next time you are up there, stop and take a look around. Over this old time avenue was the genial and voluble Kentucky Frank, who managed an antique shooting gallery with his wife, Little Fawn.