Adidas Sport Shoe by Porsche Design

Adidas and porsche design have collaborated on a new collection of footwear for the spring / summer season of 2010, focusing on the theme of ‘water / snow’. With the Spring/Summer 2010 collection Porsche Design Sport enters its seventh season. The footwear highlight product is the “AC Bowman” (above), which uses shock-absorbing adiPRENE. Engineered in [...]


Dubai to open world’s tallest building

Once-bustling Dubai will open the world’s tallest skyscraper on Monday, boasting new limits in design and construction, hopeful of polishing an image tarnished by the debt woes afflicting the Gulf emirate. Emaar, the giant property firm which developed the needle-shaped concrete, steel and glass structure, has declined to reveal Burj Dubai’s exact height. Apparently wanting [...]


Diane Kruger new face of L’Oreal

German actress Diane Kruger has been signed to beauty giant L’Oréal amid a trend of Hollywood stars representing leading beauty brands. The move comes after a series of announcements including Lancôme signing Julia Roberts and Helena Rubinstein tapping Demi Moore as the faces for their beauty ads. L’Oréal previously appointed Slumdog Millionaire star Freida Pinto [...]


Top 10 travel trends in 2010

Consumers can expect to see “granny chic,” “eco luxe,” and “bleisure” trips exploding in 2010. A list of top trends, compiled by Mr & Mrs Smith Editor-in-Chief Juliet Kinsman, suggests that holidays next year will still be affected by the economic downturn, but consumers will demand a more individual style when booking their trips. “If [...]


Eiffel Tower glitters and dazzles for New Year’s Eve

The Eiffel Tower will become a “giant Chistmas tree” as Paris rings in the New Year with a spectacular light and music show, city officials said Wednesday. The “unique and magical” display will round off a year which saw the tower, one of the world’s most visited sites, mark its 120th birthday and usher in [...]


Abramovich to Splash $5Million on New Year’s Bash

Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich will be hosting what promises to be one of the most extravagant bashes anywhere to see in the new decade. He and his girlfriend Daria Zhukova, are expected to spend up to $4.8m on a beach party for 250 people on the Caribbean resort island of Saint Barthélemy. The London Times [...]

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