Gucci criticised by the UK advertising board for featuring ‘gaunt’ model in campaign

A GUCCI advert featuring a “gaunt” model was irresponsible, the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) in the UK has ruled. The ad on The Times website — which appeared in December 2015 — included stills at the end of a video of two models — one sitting on a sofa, and another leaning against a wall … Read more Gucci criticised by the UK advertising board for featuring ‘gaunt’ model in campaign

Celebs and fashion leaders gather to unveil the White Shirt Campaign: raising awareness and big bucks for ovarian cancer research

IT IS amazing what a simple white shirt can do. In an inspired move, eight years ago, the Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation (OCRF) used the sales of the wardrobe staple as the basis of a fundraiser for the cancer that takes the lives of too many Australian women. And that’s exactly what the White Shirt … Read more Celebs and fashion leaders gather to unveil the White Shirt Campaign: raising awareness and big bucks for ovarian cancer research

When designers went crazy on catwalks

From creating waterfalls to covering their models in bloody wounds, designers are pushing the envelope to generate jaw-dropping moments on runways Recently, an international designer created quite a stir with his Fall 2016 collection, as his models sashayed the ramp in a vampire-like avatar. But it wasn’t the Victorian Gothic-inspired clothes that shocked everyone. His … Read more When designers went crazy on catwalks

MMC to collect waste door to door

The Margao municipal council (MMC) will start door-to-door collection of segregated waste from all households soon. The trial exercise coupled with an awareness campaign will begin with the first 10 wards from Tuesday, MMC chairperson Babita Angle Prabhudessai tol mediapersons on Monday.   The MMC will collect the segregated waste twice a week as per … Read more MMC to collect waste door to door