Monday, November 16, 2015
Taiwan's aboriginal designers drew inspiration from indigenous cultures and put on a spectacular show for local brand Totem's new line -- mixing traditional tribal apparel, trendy ready-to-wears, music and dance. Formal tailored suits were spiced up with aboriginal-inspired embellishments.
Using everything from a customized DC-8 jetliner to ground radars to four-inch rain gauges, scientists are fanning out across one of the soggiest places in the United States this month to measure raindrops and snowflakes.
Sunday, November 15, 2015
Saturday begins with a breath of fresh air as Chinese brand Zihan showcases its latest line. The brand held true to its "Mori Girl" spirit, presenting dynamic variations of "girl in the forest" look. Large straw hats and bohemian prints gave off beach holiday vibes, while sweaters worn casually over the shoulder and loud-colored backpacks hinted at a Tokyo influence.
Taiwanese brand 3rd Party Cookie's white brushed black jumpsuit is the first choice to be chic, comfortable and cool. You can also try a base color with an urban design, which will create a neutral street style.
With ambition beyond cozy socks, Koolfree was established amid the decline in the hosiery industry. Kate Ko from the marketing department explains that seeing prospects in infusing fashion with function, they came up with a line of stockings in vibrant colors. Also, the growing health issue of bad blood circulation motivated them to develop compression socks with medical functions
Rare minerals are crucial to the manufacture of mobile phones, electronics and medical equipment, and a shortage could upset the global marketplace and spark wide-ranging financial instability, a study warned Friday.
San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf typically bustles this time of year as workers prepare to haul millions of pounds of Dungeness crab that are a tradition at Thanksgiving and other holiday meals.
Saturday, November 14, 2015
The latest collections of local brands F.KNIT, PUHU and Momentanée featured designs ranging from casual smart to sexy and classy bridal footwear. F.KNIT and PUHU cater to young urbanites in Asia, for whom one pair of shoes can fit all occasions.
As the leaves embrace their colorful fall shades, and the temperature drops suddenly, you can tell that the gloomiest part of the year is coming, but you can also count down the days until Christmas. Here are some accessories that will get you in the holiday mood.
These days, as easy as it is to create your own business, it is twice as hard to make your own brand stand out and be recognized among the sea of other brands. On the second day of TIS, Edwin van den Hoek, founder and creative director of 4-Options Studio, conducted a seminar on the topic "Products Are Made in the Factory, Brands Are Created in the Mind."