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The thing about collections is that you never plan to start it. Somehow you are drawn to keep the same things. Suddenly, you have 20 ducks, 50 sea shells and 100 bottle caps. Yeah. You have no idea on how to decorate with them but you don’t want to throw them out either. We totally get you. That matchbox from London, the rock from Bali… memories. You don’t have to go far to collect things. Even kids paintings and those mason jars from cooking pasta every time. Well, the good news is, we’ve got 15 ways you can artfully display collections you treasure no matter how odd they are. Some easy tips to remember when decorating:
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CARA DELEVINGNE is the new face of Topshop, and will take up her role later in the summer – although Topshop is not commenting on the hire as yet. The supermodel will appear in the British brand’s autumn/winter 2014 global campaign – becoming the first solo face to do so. Although no images are available as yet, the Vogue cover girl will front the company’s advertising across print and outdoor, as well as appearing on its in-store graphics. [BRITISH VOGUE]
ASOS warehouse fire treated as deliberate. “At 9.50pm on Friday June 20, a fire broke out in our Barnsley distribution centre,” a statement from the company said. Our initial estimate is that approximately 20 per cent of the total stock at the site has been compromised by fire damage and the sprinkler systems.“We have been advised by the South Yorkshire Police that after initial investigations, they are treating the incident as deliberate and have commenced a criminal enquiry,” the statement continued. “We are cooperating fully with this investigation.” [BRITISH VOGUE]
Designer PATRICK ROBINSON has left Armani Exchange after rumors of plagiarism surfaced. The former Gap creative director took on the position at the Italian brand back in 2013, but recent allegations have muddled his stint. According to Page Six, Robinson was fired after David Yurman accused him of copying its bracelet’s style. The A/X men’s version, made of recycled bullets and handguns, was sold to raise proceeds for the nonprofit Liberty United to help fight gun violence. [FASHION TIMES]
Here’s a side-by-side comparison. You be the judge. David Yurman’s on top and A/X at the bottom.
ALBER ELBAZ has received an honorary doctorate from the Royal College of Art during a ceremony last Friday at the Royal Albert Hall. The Lanvin creative director has been selected by the College for his significant contribution to culture and industry, both internationally and in the UK. Having previously worked at Guy Laroche, Yves Saint Laurent and Krizia, Elbaz took the reins at Lanvin in 2001, steering the label to commercial success and critical acclaim. [BRITISH VOGUE]
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When she ate 20 bananas a day while pregnant, people called her irresponsible and narcissistic. But Loni Jane Anthony who gave birth three months ago says her baby boy, Rowdy Nash, is ‘thriving’. The 26-year-old Instagram sensation has hit back at her critics, who said her extreme vegan lifestyle could damage her child’s health. ‘It is a really good feeling to prove to a lot of people that what I was doing was the right thing,’ she told 9 Stories.
‘Breakfast usually consists of a mono meal of fruit (at least half a watermelon, six or more big oranges, grapes, apples, pineapple etc). ‘Then either mid-morning or lunch depending on how I’m feeling and what I’m doing with usually be a one liter or more smoothie that will always consist of six or more bananas, water, dates and maybe green powder added or berries or coconut water/meat etc.’
The first-time mother from Brisbane, Queensland, who was told her baby would be born ‘sick’ by some nutritionists, is now happy to reveal little Rowdy is ‘a strong boy’ who is ‘meeting all these milestones’. ‘I think for a lot of people they don’t want to believe that something so simple actually works,’ she said. Ms Anthony first came under fire six months into her pregnancy, when she claimed she would continue her plant-based diet throughout motherhood, says her diet has kept her in ‘good shape’. [Daily Mail]
After giving birth, she boasted she was ‘living proof that you don’t have to become a whale when you’re pregnant’. ‘You don’t have to put on heaps of weight and never bounce back — you can stay really healthy,’ she told News.com.au.
Back in November, Shona Wilkinson, Head Nutritionist at www.nutricentre.com, told Mail Online: ‘This isn’t a diet I would recommend to a pregnant woman. Protein and fats are important in our diet especially during pregnancy.’
‘The amino acids that make up protein are the building blocks of your body’s cells – and of your baby’s body as well. It’s important to get enough protein throughout your pregnancy, but especially during the second and third trimesters, when your baby is growing the fastest.’
‘Some fats are particularly important during pregnancy because they support your baby’s brain and eye development – both before and after birth. Fats also help the placenta and other tissues grow, and studies show that some fats may help prevent and low birth weight.’
Ms Anthony first got into predominantly eating fruit after getting sick and tired of her ‘party lifestyle’ which saw her binge on junk food and alcohol. Err…would you ever try the Loni Jane diet?
Read the full story here at the Daily Mail.