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Cavalli's dizzying digital patterns this season integrated Art Nouveau flourishes and that perennial favorite of the label, leopard spots—a combo so gung-ho as to prove tough to argue with. That was the case with much of this collection, a sense of …

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The Glorious Disco Days of Flipper's Roller Rink

Flipper's had a bar, a restaurant, and a custom skate shop with artificial life-size palm trees and Art Nouveau murals. The rental booth was decorated to look like a lush tropical paradise. I celebrated my birthday at Flipper's in 1979. I wore a two …

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Brussels ready for the 2015 summer tourist season

These walks around Brussels offer a range of choices for all the sites in Brussels' (Art Nouveau, gastronomy, comics, Tintin, Europe, etc.). They present an opportunity for visitors to discover a personalised Brussels off the main tourist routes and …

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4 Emerging Trends Spotted at JCK Las Vegas 2015

By that simple standard, the mega-trends of the jewelry business circa 2015 are yellow gold, stackable rings and bracelets, geometric motifs, jewels that make artful use of negative space, homages to Art Deco, and opals, opals, opals. Going into …

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Conserving Stained-Glass Records at Corning Museum

Peter Cormack, a British stained-glass historian, said that Britain's 19th-century windows stir up academic and market interest only when they are based on designs by innovators like William Morris, Edward Burne-Jones and Charles Rennie Mackintosh.

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Australian woman captured riding a quad bike with a baby on her lap

Police are seeking to speak with a woman after an image surfaced of her riding an unregistered quad bike in the most dangerous way imaginable. The woman, who appears to be middle aged, can be seen riding the bike one-handed with a young child on her …

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Obese veteran at 531lbs leads cast of Extreme Weight Loss

Co-star Rachel, 35, from Santa Monica, California, is a cheerleading coach who used to perform on the UCLA Dance Team. After a bad breakup, Rachel turned to food for comfort, and her weight eventually soared to 309lbs. She asked trainer Chris Powell …

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REVIEW: The Producers, The Mayflower, Southampton

Jason Manford's superb comic portrayal of a nervous, comfort-blanket-clutching, naive and gullible Bloom is utterly believable; he sings beautifully, whether belting out a showstopper or delivering a gentle melody and he dances with ease too …

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When Rolex Went Quartz: A Tale of the 1970s

In 1971 he hired René Le Coultre (b. 1918) who was then technical director of the Fédération Horlogère (FH). Le Coultre headed the technical department with a staff of 49, including 10 engineers. His first activity was to set up a top modern …

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The new Emotion rings by Faberge are a dazzling cocktail of …

Each of Fabergé's new Emotion rings is pavé set with more than 300 colourful gemstones that together form one glittering whole. … New video: legendary jeweller Faberge takes over Harrods for Easter. Maria Doulton attends the launch of 'A Fabergé Easter at Harrods', … in St Petersburg. With more than 4,000 exhibits from the collection […]

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A (Design) Split-Personality Comes Together Nicely At Le Meridien Parkhotel

At face value, so to speak, the hotel reveals two distinctive yet opposing styles, one an Art Nouveau landmark, shown above, and the other, a mid-century commercial building, not shown and not much to see. As a artistic departure from the norm, the …

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Vol. 28, No. 5: Art Style

The Associated Press also notes that it lowercases art movements except in formal titles. Thus, the stylebook is being updated to call for lowercasing on art styles, including the formerly uppercase terms art deco, art nouveau, dada, beaux-arts. But we …

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Tom Conti's historic mansion on the market for £17.5 million – 100 times more …

It was designed in 1903 by William Garnett as a family home and mixed a range of styles from Arts and Crafts to Art Nouveau and Scottish Baronial. The asymmetrical layout matches its inspiration – the nonsense poem Jabberwocky by Lewis Carroll. Garnett …

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Circus-themed rooms, a sauna scrub-down and the world's most beautiful …

from the Esplanadi (the city's main park) to the striking wooden Kamppi Chapel on Narinkka Square; from the magnificent modern Temppeliaukio Church or Rock Church, hewn out of granite bedrock, to the gorgeous late art nouveau/early art deco tally is …

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SNP's Nicola Sturgeon under fire after leaving the door open to another …

Mr Rennie said the SNP leader had 'broken a promise the size of Ben Nevis' on another referendum. He said: 'People need to know whether their vote for the SNP this time round will trigger a referendum in the SNP's manifesto in 2016. Nicola Sturgeon's …

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Ed Miliband gets tough with Sturgeon and says there will be no agreement

Ed Miliband last night ruled out a deal with the SNP – even if it costs him the chance of being Prime Minister. During last night's BBC Question Time, Mr Miliband again ruled out a formal coalition with the Scottish National Party, or a so-called …

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J.W. Anderson: The Thinker

The furnishings in Loewe stores — William Morris and Charles Rennie Mackintosh chairs are particular favorites — play into his idea of placing fashion in a broader cultural context. “I see Loewe as a public landmark, so anyone can go into it, like a …

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Sandra Bullock's Hollywood Home Is Up For Rent

Not all fans have enough riches to grab an opportunity to buy their favorite celeb's property when it is listed for sale. However not much is required to spend a month or more to rent out the celebrity's home. Gravity actress, Sandra Bullock, has …

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Chanel Celebrates With Karl Lagerfeld At Hyères Festival 2015

The Hyères Festival 2015 edition welcomed Maison Chanel as its guest of honor, with Karl Lagerfeld overseeing its artistic direction. The French luxury fashion house marked the five-day festival with a party at the villa Romaine, overlooking the …

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Around Town: Tsars' jewels will shine

More than 230 rare and storied treasures created by the House of Fabergé are from the collection of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond. Peter Carl Fabergé's fine craftsmanship will be evidenced in jewelry and adornments that once belonging to …

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On this day: Biafra declared itself independent

Births: 1672 Peter the Great, Tsar of Russia; 1835 Alfred Austin, Poet Laureate; 1846 Peter Carl Fabergé, goldsmith and jeweller; 1896 Howard Hawks, film director; 1909 Benny Goodman, clarinettist and band leader; 1913 Cedric Thorpe Davie, composer; …

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Treasure: Chicago museum's jewelry exhibit a gem

The museum's second floor galleries are devoted to the exhibition, divided into sections on the Arts and Crafts Movement in Britain, art nouveau in France and Belgium, Jugendstil in Germany and Austria, Louis Comfort Tiffany in New York and American …

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A rare Tiffany table lamp at the National Gallery shines a different light on …

It was designed by interior designer Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848-1933), founder of the Tiffany Studios in New York, and son of the wealthy jeweller and retailer Charles Tiffany. Dr Robert Bell, NGA curator of decorative arts and design, said the carp …

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Datebook: Top Lifestyle Auctions in June

This sale dedicated to Lalique boasts more than 100 beautiful and collectible glass masterpieces by René Lalique, founder of French crystal maker Lalique. Particularly noteworthy examples include those from the 1920s, such as an opalescent 'Oran' vase, …

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WEDDING CHICKS FEATURE | ART NOUVEAU WEDDING …

Wedding Chicks featured an Art Nouveau wedding inspiration shoot from Northern Colorado vendors such as Dora Grace, Pink Diamond Events, and Hana Style Design. … goods featuring Art Nouveau motifs and calligraphy, Paula Montogomery of On “Re”Purpose made the beautiful jewelry, Charming Chairs in Denver supplied the acrylic chairs, Dora Grace Bridal in Fort Collins […]

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Antique Art Nouveau Engagement Rings – Rosy's Jewelry

Antique Art Nouveau Engagement Rings Image is in the category Rings that can use for individual, non-commercial purposes, because here all trademarks are the properties of their respective owners. Browse other image …

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Molnar Fabry Tourbillon Art Nouveau Watch | aBlogtoWatch

Molnar Fabry Tourbillon Art Nouveau unique piece with Christophe Claret movement hand-decorated, engraved, & skeletonized by Molnar Fabry.

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the railway terminus, by Charles Rennie Mackintosh

Along with three others – his wife (Margaret Macdonald Mackintosh), her sister and her sister's husband – Charles Rennie Mackintosh formed one of The Four, doyens of the Glasgow Style. He was claimed by the Art Nouveau … Today, you can buy recreations of Mackintosh's famous furniture, clocks and light fittings, as well as plenty […]

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Faberge Easter Eggs | Creative Hand Made Market

Faberge Easter Eggs. Faberge Easter eggs are famous all around the world. These works of famous jewelry master are dreams of any collector. The firm of Karl Faberge became famous in 1885, when king Alexander the III asked the master to …

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Results for Christie's NY on April 12th – The Jewellery Editor

… viewed the jewellery sold at Christie's auction in New York on the 12th April and here is the verdict and the results: The following lots (49, 50 and 51) are a collection of three necklaces by Louis Comfort Tiffany, Tiffany & Co.

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The Dowager's Diary: New York City's Downton Abbey …

The New York Times agreed when they reported on February, 5, 1913, “The Egyptian Fete given last night by Louis Comfort Tiffany at his studio at 345 Madison Avenue was a social spectacle of wonderful brilliancy.” The newspaper's … Although Louis Comfort Tiffany is best known for his work in stained-glass he was also associated […]

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'The Sleeping Beauty' Awakes to Vibrant Ballet Costumes

The designs were by Léon Bakst, a Russian avant-gardist with art nouveau tendencies. Mr. Ratmansky approached the designer Richard Hudson — best known for his spectacular designs for the stage production of “The Lion King” — with whom he had …

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Barbra Streisand to donate a major portrait to Lacma

Streisand collects in many fields and has a particular fondness for furniture, collectibles, and American art. In 1994, she sold a collection of Art Nouveau and Art Deco works at Christie's in New York before teaming up with the auction house again in …

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Karrueche Tran cries during OWN interview when asked about being betrayed …

Karrueche Tran has shown no signs of heartbreak following the split from her on-off boyfriend of four years Chris Brown. However, in a newly released preview for her upcoming OWN special, the 26-year-old is seen breaking down in tears as Oprah Winfrey …

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Kate Upton displays her cleavage in swimsuit for Express clothing

Kate Upton may have moved into the acting world, but she's still sizzling in front of the photographer's lens. The Sports Illustrated model appears in a gorgeous shoot for Express clothing, shot in her home state of Florida by acclaimed photographer …

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