Art+Culture

FAKE BOY

It’s been a tough year for Facebook. The social networking juggernaut found itself engulfed by controversies over fake news, electoral interference, privacy violations, and a broad backlash to smartphone addiction. Wall Street has noticed: The company has lost almost $100 billionin market value in recent weeks.

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Fashion

Saint Laurent homme printemps-été 2019

FASHION WEEK Après avoir organisé deux défilés devant la tour Eiffel, Anthony Vaccarello a choisi le Liberty State Park, dans le New Jersey, pour présenter, ce mercredi 6 juin, son premier défilé masculin pour Saint Laurent. Dévoilée devant une skyline new-yorkaise scintillante, cette collection printemps-été 2019 mêle l’esprit rock’n’roll de la maison à des influences venues du Far West. Blousons et sahariennes en cuir noir, bandanas […]

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Politic

‘This Is a Place That Just Sucks Your Soul’

It was the opening week of the 112th Congress, in January 2011, when Raúl Labrador, then a rookie congressman representing Idaho’s 1st District, joined 86 other Republican freshmen for a series of talks with Speaker John Boehner and his leadership team. Disruption was in the air. It was this group—the rollicking, swaggering, overflowing class of […]

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Politic

Donald dreams of dictators

In the three years since he first descended his golden escalator to announce his presidential bid, Trump has made clear he yearns for fealty along with authority. President Donald Trump reliably tells the truth on one thing: He likes the way dictators do business. “He speaks, and his people sit up at attention,” Trump said […]

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Art+Culture

SPLASH, SARAH BAHBAH

SPLASH, SARAH BAHBAH, LAWRENCE ALKIN GALLERY, LONDON The “you’ve probably seen my art on someone else’s account” artist, Sarah Bahbah, opened her first London solo show, Splash, last week at Lawrence Alkin Gallery. Featuring her dreamy photographs captioned with her signature commentary – which can range from heartbreaking to sassy in the space of a few grid posts – […]

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Art+Culture

Drawing A Blank

 DRAWING A BLANK, VARIOUS ARTISTS, LOCATION TBA, HARLEM Next week, art show Drawing A Blank will pop up in New York City for its third iteration. Featuring a long list of artists from Lotte Andersen to Tyler Mitchell, brothers Frank Lebon and Tyrone Lebon, Rosie Marks, Bolade Banjo, Hanna Moon, and Chase Hall, the show, which runs for […]

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Art+Culture

Robbie Williams is ‘selling his soul’ to Putin

Pop star Robbie Williams is “selling his soul” to “dictator” Vladimir Putin by performing at the World Cup, according to some of the UK’s leading Russia-bashers. ‘Party like a Russian’ singer Williams was confirmed earlier this week as one of the line-up to appear at the World Cup opening ceremony at Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium on […]

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Savoir-Vivre

Diplomatic delicacies: What was on the menu at the Trump-Kim summit?

North Korea’s Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump enjoyed a mouthwatering lunch, complete with prawn cocktail, dauphinoise potatoes and vanilla ice cream, during their historic summit in Singapore. The political heavyweights met at the Capella Hotel island resort to bash out a deal to scrap nuclear weapons on the Korean Peninsula. The meeting was […]

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Economy, News, Politic

Nombreux obstacles

A l’ouverture du sommet, Kim Jong-un s’est félicité que Nord-Coréens et Américains aient réussi à « surmonter les nombreux obstacles » qui ont failli empêcher la tenue de la rencontre. Souriants et pouce levé, les deux hommes ont ensuite demandé à la presse de sortir pour un entretien en tête-à-tête qui a duré une quarantaine de minutes. « Nous allons travailler ensemble », a assuré le […]

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Politic

“Sleepless night”

The South Korean government is hoping for a success of the Singapore summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, since it could lead to peace on the peninsula after almost 70 years. President Moon Jae-in and his cabinet watched the start of the summit before their morning meeting at Cheong […]

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Collector Covers, Economy, Politic

Great Again

​Trump has even managed to turn the boring stuff of world-leader summitry—usually a tightly scripted, rigidly controlled affair where the outcome is largely determined in advance—into a dramatic event more akin to a prize fight than a nuclear negotiation. And he’s tried to turn his reported lack of preparation or interest in the gritty details […]

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Politic

G7 summit in a photo

The United States and European Union will establish a dialogue on trade within the next two weeks, a French official said on Friday, at the end of a fractious session that had threatened to rupture the Group of Seven rich nations alliance. U.S. trading partners have been furious over Trump’s decision last week to impose […]

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Art+Culture, Collector Covers

Anger is a byproduct of fear

Anthony Bourdain: Well, I’m often angry. I think some of Iggy’s best music was angry music. I think it’s a valid feeling. A lot of Raw Power and Fun House in particular, when I was an angry young man, those songs, some of those songs, I needed to hear those songs very, very badly. I was very unhappy, angry, frustrated. You’ve […]

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Collector Covers, Economy, Politic

‘No leader is forever’

If Donald Trump doesn’t care about “being isolated,” then G7 may be better being G6, says Emmanuel Macron. The French president slammed US counterpart for “unproductive” tariffs and preventing other nations from dealing with Iran. When reporters asked Macron on Thursday if the problem with Trump was that he “didn’t care” about being isolated, Macron […]

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Economy

The Stock Market is Margin up and down on volatility.

No one in fact knows today what’s going on and what to do to set up a good return on your savings. The debt of the countries is going higher and higher through many leverages backed up by FMI and World Bank who are covering this credit by the tax payers. This system doesn’t work anymore […]

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Economy

(jeune) clientèle ? Les destinations qu’Air France veut toucher!

TOURISME – Quand un “Millenial” part en vacances en Europe, où va-t-il? C’est la question que semble s’être posée Joon, la nouvelle compagnie à bas prix d’Air France, pour définir ses premières dessertes. Selon Les Echos, pour séduire cette nouvelle clientèle de 18-35 ans hyper connectée, Joon commencera par acheminer des vols vers Barcelone, Berlin, Porto et […]

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Collector Covers, Economy

“tourismophobie”

Après plusieurs villes espagnoles, italiennes ou croates, c’est au tour de San Sebastian, dans le pays basque, de manifester contre le tourisme de masse ce jeudi Victor Fraile / Reuters Après plusieurs villes espagnoles, italiennes ou croates, c’est au tour de San Sebastian, dans le pays basque, de manifester contre le tourisme de masse. TOURISME […]

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Fashion

Louis Vuitton Cruise 2019

SAINT-PAUL-DE-VENCE, France —Accustomed to showing his Louis Vuitton collections in the majestic surroundings of the Louvre museum, Nicolas Ghesquière opted for an equally exceptional, but altogether more confidential, art destination for his cruise display on Monday. Guests including Emma Stone, Jennifer Connelly, Léa Seydoux, Justin Theroux and Ruth Negga trekked up to the southern French […]

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Fashion

Ashley Tisdale on Her First Acquisition and Cruelty-Free Makeup

Ashley Tisdale is getting down to business. The actress and influencer has acquired her makeup line from BH Cosmetics. The line, called Illuminate by Ashley Tisdale, will operate as a stand-alone lifestyle business going forward, and is about to undergo a re-brand, Tisdale said. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but Tisdale said she bought the […]

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