The modern desire for whitening is sometimes mistaken as a desire to take on the trappings of Western beauty aesthetics in a country where popular surgeries for eye widening, breast implants, and a more prominent nose bridge are exactly that. Commercials advertising such cosmetic procedures are ubiquitous on Chinese TV, and it’s the rare Shanghai taxi without an ad for them over the seat back. But the value of clear white skin is deeply rooted: Herbal recipes for keeping courtesans’ faces translucent can be found in ancient imperial records.
I was approached by a head hunter from Paris called Floriane de Saint Pierre, who works with all the large luxury groups to find creatives. I really liked the idea of the brand so I did some projects and went for a few interviews. Around 40 or so people were approached, so I guess I did something right..
NASA’s current woes predate the Obama administration. The decision to end the shuttle program once construction of the International Space Station was completed was made during the Bush administration, after the Columbia accident in 2003. But many NASA contractors and employees hoped the moon missions that were supposed to come next would give the space agency a renewed purpose..
It’s everywhere. Statistics shows that 1 out of every 4 people in the United States will develop cancer. About 1,500 Americans die from cancer everyday. Despite the weather, the faithful showed up to shop including longtime supporter and co chair, actress Patricia Clarkson and WNBC Talk Stoop hostess Greenleaf. For those unfamiliar with this particular event, it includes a huge trove of brand new goods from designers and retailers to sell at thrift store prices whose proceeds will benefit Housing Works mission ending both Homelessness and AIDS. This year, given the current events, the event has also pledged 20% of its haul to Hurricane Sandy Relief efforts.
And, at the age of 47, some of this ballerina’s technical prowess, which was distinctive as she displayed it, is naturally failing her. Anatomy is remorseless.Of late, presumably conforming [Read more.]04/11/13 11:56 AM Making It NewOctober 6, 2012 by Tobi Tobias 12 CommentsNew York City Ballet: Premiere of Justin Peck’s Year of the Rabbit / David H. Koch Theater.
I know it doesn matter to some of you and would only be looked at as one down and many more to go. If she were white would you be disrespecting her in this manner? It sickens me that people are so quick to try to tear someone down instead of lending a hand to help someone up. At least she is furthering her education which is probably something half of you have never done and never will..