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10 Designers To Show At New York Fashion Week Men's Day | Styleblazer

Back in February, the day before New York Fashion week was the first ever New York Fashion Week Mens Day at Industria studios. Seven brands showed in presentation style of course we were there and it was a definite high point for the mens sector of the New York industry. Well come this September theyll be back! And with friends. On September 3, New York Fashion Week Mens Day returns with 10 brands sponsored, again, by Cadillac. While it seems that one of our favorite New York-based menswear designers, Ernest Alexander, has dropped off the list, were pretty stoked about the lineup.
Source: http://styleblazer.com/305437/designers-show-new-york-fashion-week-mens-day/

Paris Haute Couture Week 2014 closes with a party - Los Angeles Times

Executive members sharing hosting duties on Thursday were Chanel fashion president Bruno Pavlovsky, Hermes managing director Guillaume de Seynes, Puig fashion division president Ralph Toledano and Christian Dior chief executive Sidney Toledano. 0 The scene: As a light drizzle fell on the lush landscaped gardens leading up to the Hotel Salomon de Rothschild, a sprawling, formerly private 19th century mansion, guests ambled along a candle-lit walkway to reach the imposing pillared entry. Inside, partygoers mingled amid the tapestries, crystal chandeliers and a courtyard complete with a stuffed tiger. Others, such as couturier Alexis Mabille and his models, tested out the dance floor. The chat: Mabille reported that he plans to stage a trunk show in Los Angeles come September, bringing select couture pieces along with his ready-to-wear. Grumbach, who is stepping down and soon will become honorary president, said that despite his leaving the leadership position, the closing soirees wont end any time soon. Its a tradition, he said.
Source: http://www.latimes.com/fashion/alltherage/la-ar-paris-haute-couture-week-2014-closing-party-20140713-story.html?track=rss

MLB Recap - Washington Nationals at Philadelphia Phillies - Jul 13, 2014 - CBSSports.com

Dupree scored 15 of her 19 points in the first half as the Mercury lengthened their franchise-best winning streak to 10 games with a 90-61 victory over the San Antonio Stars. ''That was more motivation for us,'' Dupree said. ''We came out aggressive and we did our work on the defensive end of the floor. We didn't give them the shots they wanted.'' Winning streaks aside, Diana Taurasi knows exactly what kind of victory her Phoenix Mercury earned on Sunday. ''Today was fun,'' the seven-time All-Star said .
Source: http://sports.yahoo.com/news/dupree-leads-mercury-10th-straight-001317901--wnba.html

Dupree leads Mercury to 10th straight win - Yahoo Sports

City taxicab commissions theoretically mitigated some of the previously mentioned problems, but as anyone who rides in cabs with great frequency knows, the alleged rules instituted by taxi regulators arent often followed as evidenced by how often we emerge from dirty taxis sweating, and after having had to listen to a phone conversation that wed prefer to have missed. The alleged solution achieved by the aforementioned economists, and it was one that mostly favored drivers, reads as primitive now despite it being relatively new. Specifically, a passenger who paid for services rendered and who tipped the driver well, or who at least provided a fair tip, would be handed an orange flag attached to a short wooden pole by the driver; the idea being that the passenger could hoist the flag while hailing his next taxi. Seeing the flag, formerly information-deficient taxi drivers would pick the flag-bearing passenger up with greater certainty when it came to achieving a remunerative transaction. And then assuming the passenger were to stiff the subsequent taxi driver, this same passenger would not be given a flag such that hailing the next cab would prove more difficult. Thanks to Uber, antiquated measures meant to enhance commercial exchange are no longer necessary. Thats the case because passengers http://www.chicemma.com and drivers alike rate each other through a click of a mouse or with a tap on a smartphone screen.
Source: http://www.forbes.com/sites/johntamny/2014/07/13/uber-erases-the-knowledge-in-london-all-the-while-enhancing-driver-and-passenger-knowledge/

Uber Erases 'The Knowledge' In London, All The While Enhancing Driver And Passenger Knowledge - Forbes

Kyle Kendrick (4-9) continued his pattern of struggling badly in the first inning and then pitching well. Werth followed consecutive singles by Denard Span and Rendon to lead off the game with an opposite-field shot that quickly made it 3-0. But Kendrick settled down and retired 14 straight batters until Roark's two-out single in the fifth. Kendrick ran into trouble in the sixth when the Nationals scored four runs off him and left-handed reliever Mario Hollands. Kendrick allowed Rendon's single to start the frame and then hit Werth to put runners on first and second before getting Adam LaRoche to fly out.
Source: http://www.cbssports.com/mlb/gametracker/recap/MLB_20140713_WAS@PHI/werth-homers-drives-in-four-as-nats-rout-phils

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