With the COVID-19 pandemic rapidly sweeping across the world, no country is likely to remain untouched from its drastic effects. Yet in time of difficulty, it’s comforting to see humanity rising up and standing together to support one another – whether it’s from two meters or 20,000 kilometers apart. As some of the biggest industry players in the world with unparalleled access to raw materials and manufacturing, major fashion conglomerates including Prada, Versace, and LVMH are stepping up and providing resources to the far-stretched fields of medicine, from founding intensive care units and donating face masks to developing hand sanitizers.
Carolina Herrera is the most recent designer to support initiatives of supplying sanitary materials to healthcare facilities to help alleviate shortages for the medical staff fighting at the frontlines. After all, ‘Family togetherness and solidarity are our most valuable assets during difficult times like these’, Herrera explained earlier this week.
The Spanish manufacturer of Herrera’s lifestyle brand CH Carolina Herrera, Sociedad Textila Lonia (STL), is lending resources to begin producing mass quantities of sanitary gowns that are becoming increasingly scarce in Spain as its coronavirus case numbers steadily increase. Each medical garment is created following the strict manufacturing protocols to ensure its effectiveness, with raw material collected from healthcare institutions and transported to STL factories where they undergo a specially adapted production line before heading out for sterilization. In addition to gowns, face masks are also being manufactured to help meet the rising demand for workers in the food industry and preserve their safety.
As we experience this unprecedented global pandemic and ride daily waves of uncertainty and stress, it’s important for all us to remember we are not alone. We are all experiencing this tumultuous time together and it’s up to each of us as individuals to decide how we will react and demonstrate the power of unity and love to one another. As Carolina Herrera de Baez said, ‘It’s time to be more generous, kinder, humbler, more understanding, more open-minded, less judgment, and more loving’.
CANNES, France – The 2022 Cannes Film Festival is well under way in France, and we’ve already seen the world premiere of Top Gun: Maverick (starring Tom Cruise). On the red carpet, celebrities like Jennifer Connelly, Viola Davis and Eva Longoria all made stylish cameos – but it was supermodel Adriana Lima who truly shut … Continue reading Adriana Lima Delivers A Glamorous Maternity Moment At Cannes
ATHENS – A marble fragment of the Parthenon temple will be permanently returned to Athens from a museum in Italy, a significant move for Greece witch has stepped up its campaign for the return of the sculptures from its most renowned ancient monument. The ‘Fagan fragment’ is a 35 – by – 31 – centimetre … Continue reading Parthenon Fragment From Italy Can Stay In Greece ‘Forever’, Greek Ministry Says
WASHINGTON – United States first lady Jill Biden plans to leave Washington on Thursday for a whirlwind tour of Romania and Slovakia to highlight the U.S. commitment to Ukrainian refugees over Mother’s Day weekend. The wife of President Joe Biden was due to meet U.S. service members and embassy personnel, displaced Ukrainian parents and children, … Continue reading Jill Biden Will Meet Ukrainian Refugees In Romania, Slovakia On Mother’s Day
PARIS, France – Among the impressive nod to low – impact at One & Only’s Pacific Coast location is the layout of its 27,000 – square – foot spa, which was designed around a large higuera blanca (while fig tree). Like the rest of the property’s 105 freestanding villas that have been built into the … Continue reading One & Only Spa At One & Only Mandarin, Riviera Nayarit, Mexico
PARIS, France – Faberge, the world’s most iconic artist jeweller, is shining a light on the latest additions to the Crescent collection. Comprising of Pendant, Earrings and Ring, the capsule collection has been named Hilal, after the Arabic term for crescent moon. The trio of elegant accessories bring both beauty and spiritual guidance to its … Continue reading Faberge Celebrates The Eid With Hilal Crescent Collection
BUCHAREST, Romania – Hollywood actress and U.N. humanitarian Angelina Jolie made a surprise visit to the western Ukrainian city of Lviv on Saturday, the Lviv region governor said on Telegram. According to Maksym Kozytshyy, Jolie – who has been a UNHCR Special Envoy for Refugees since 2011 – had come to speak with displaced people … Continue reading Angelina Jolie Makes Surprise Ukraine Visit, Meets Children
PARIS, France – Duchess Meghan’s animated series will no longer premiere on Netflix. The streaming giant has cancelled plans to premiere the project created and executive produced by the Duchess of Sussex as part of her and Prince Harry’s landmark production dea. Tentatively titled Pearl, the show would have followed the adventures of a 12 … Continue reading Meghan Markle’s Animated Netflix Show ‘Pearl’ Has Been Cancelled
PARIS, France – For sun seekers, beachgoers, and everyone in between, keeping your skin protected against harmful UVA and UVB rays just got a whole lot easier. Announced today, tennis champion Noami Osaka’s sun – and skincare brand, KINLO, is exclusively partnering with Walmart to expand its offerings online and in 2,500 stores nationwide. ‘Naomi … Continue reading Noami Osaka’s Hit Suncare Brand, KINLO, Is Now Available At Walmart
PARIS, France – Helen Mirren graces People magazine’s ‘The Beautiful Issue’ in a cover story that touches on her thoughts of beauty and how the Oscar winner still gets nervous before filming a role. The magazine on Wednesday revealed the cover of the annual issue, which hits newsstands Friday. The 76 – year – old … Continue reading Helen Mirren Graces Cover Of People’s ‘Beautiful Issue’
MILAN – Italy’s Salvatore Ferragamo and Amazon said on Tuesday Chines authorities had seized counterfeit products in the Zheijang province, following a global investigation in which the luxury group and the online retailer cooperated. Chinese official raided a warehouse, seizing hundreds of counterfeits of Ferragamo’s iconic Gancini and buckles after the producer’s attempt to sell … Continue reading Ferragamo, Amazon Say They Helped China Seize Counterfeits In Zheijang