Miss SA 2018: behind the seams of the Top 5’s designer gowns

Tamaryn Green, Miss SA 2018.  Image: Masi Losi Last night Tamaryn Green, a medical student from Paarl, was named Miss South Africa 2018. Wearing a bespoke Galluzzi e Gini gown with beaded embellishments, she shimmered like the silver crown she was about to don for the first time. This year, the Miss SA finalists were given … Read more Miss SA 2018: behind the seams of the Top 5’s designer gowns

America’s design community comes into its own

The Finnish Cultural Institute’s Zero Waste Bistro at WantedDesign Manhattan. [Photo: Nicholas Calcott] A heated plagiarism scandal that rocked design discourse, a splashy return to 1970s maximalism, and independent design came out on top. With New York City’s annual NYCxDesign festival now officially concluded, these are just some of the lasting impressions from two weeks that were chock full … Read more America’s design community comes into its own

How ‘Jurassic Park’ Inspired Hollywood Jewelry Designer Daniela Villegas

Ingrid Schmidt Jewelry designer Daniela Villegas in her Beverly Crest design studio. THR visits her studio to view her personal jewelry box, and latest creations worn by sister-in-law Salma Hayek, Allison Janney, Gwyneth Paltrow and Demi Moore. Long before her collaboration with the film franchise became official, Hollywood jewelry designer Daniela Villegas was already creating pieces that … Read more How ‘Jurassic Park’ Inspired Hollywood Jewelry Designer Daniela Villegas

5 things to know this morning: Jason Bateman’s controversial comments, ‘Survivor’ winner named, and Cynthia Nixon’s political bid takes a hit

Good morning! Catch up on your pop culture news with our roundup of today’s top stories — so far.  1. Arrested Development interview prompts backlash Jason Bateman and other male stars on Arrested Development have been roundly criticized for defending Jeffrey Tambor’s verbal harassment of co-star Jessica Walter during an interview with the New York Times. Read more > Jason Bateman’s comments have sparked … Read more 5 things to know this morning: Jason Bateman’s controversial comments, ‘Survivor’ winner named, and Cynthia Nixon’s political bid takes a hit