UK’s Javid says finance sector is top priority as Brexit nears: source

UK’s Javid says finance sector is top priority as Brexit nears: source

LONDON Reuters – British finance minister Sajid Javid told representatives of the country’s financial services industry on Monday that the sector was a top priority for him as the country prepares to leave the European Union, a person familiar with the discussions said. Britain s Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javid walks outside Downing Street in London, Britain, September , . REUTERSSimon Dawson Sajid said he was committed to close dialogue with the largest firms in the sector at the…

Read More Read More

How two friends built Revolve into a fashion empire with Instagram influencers

How two friends built Revolve into a fashion empire with Instagram influencers

Two young tech co-workers named Michael, who knew absolutely nothing about fashion, unexpectedly found themselves in the rag bin of the dot-com bust at the beginning of the century. Now they’re running one of the fastest-growing e-commerce clothing companies in the nation: Revolve Group. It was valued at nearly $. billion when it recently went public and, despite a snag here and there, is headed to more than $ million in sales this year. Michael Mente, , and Mike Karanikolas,…

Read More Read More

New York City Bus, Subway Riders Could Face Service Cuts in Fall

New York City Bus, Subway Riders Could Face Service Cuts in Fall

The head of the Metropolitan Transportation ity said the agency is considering possible service reductions to New York City’s subway and bus system this fall to help alleviate a budget deficit. MTA Chairman and CEO Patrick Foye said during a board meeting Friday that there could be “guideline service reductions” targeting some of the less burdened parts of the city’s transit system come September but didn’t provide further details on what that would mean. “That is painful for all of…

Read More Read More

Intel pulls the plug on Omni-Path networking fabric architecture

Intel pulls the plug on Omni-Path networking fabric architecture

Intel’s battle to gain ground in the high-performance computing HPC market isn’t going so well. The Omni-Path Architecture it had pinned its hopes on has been scrapped after one generation. An Intel spokesman confirmed to me that the company will no longer offer Intel OmniPath Architecture O products to customers, but it will continue to encourage customers, OEMs, and partners to use O in new designs.  “We are continuing to sell, maintain, and support O. We actually announced some new…

Read More Read More

Convergence science centre accelerates development of innovative cancer therapies

Convergence science centre accelerates development of innovative cancer therapies

Tumour-promoting pink and tumour-suppressing blue immune cells being tracked using newly developed technology. Courtesy: Masahiro Ono The new £ million Cancer Research UK Convergence Science Centre at The Institute of Cancer Research ICR and Imperial College London brings together researchers from different scientific disciplines to develop a range of innovative cancer treatment techniques. Under the leadership of cancer experts Paul Workman from the ICR and Lord Ara Darzi from Imperial, the centre integrates knowledge, methods and expertise from disciplines ranging…

Read More Read More

Art, Design, Lighting and Furnishings Spanning Centuries and Continents in Rago’s

Art, Design, Lighting and Furnishings Spanning Centuries and Continents in Rago’s

Lambertville, NJ – On Saturday, August and Sunday, August , Rago Auctions will hold a -day Unreserved Auction featuring early th century art and design, modern and contemporary art and design, Scandinavian furniture, garden décor and much more. luded in this , lot sale: period and contemporary works of Arts and Craft design; American and European mid-century furnishings; a broad selection of lighting and estate goods; prints, multiples and works on paper; and antique and contemporary art glass and pottery….

Read More Read More

Where I Work: Harlem’s Focus Lighting illuminates the field of architectural lighting design

Where I Work: Harlem’s Focus Lighting illuminates the field of architectural lighting design

sqft’s series “Where I Work” takes us into the studios, offices, and off-beat workspaces of New Yorkers across the city. In this installment, we’re touring the Harlem office of architectural lighting design firm Focus Lighting. Want to see your business featured here? Get in touch! After spending many years designing theatrical lighting, Paul Gregory decided to transition into the world of architectural lighting. He started his career working on nightclubs and in , founded his own firm in his neighborhood of Harlem. Eight years later, Paul…

Read More Read More

Estate auction of fashion designer Oleg Cassini reveals trove personal letters from Jackie Kennedy

Estate auction of fashion designer Oleg Cassini reveals trove personal letters from Jackie Kennedy

By the time of his death in , Oleg Cassini had earned his reputation as a legendary Lothario who seduced some of the twentieth century s most celebrated women. He was engaged to Grace Kelly, married to Gene Tierney, had affairs with Marilyn Monroe, Betty Grable, Lana Turner and became famous as Jacqueline Kennedy s personal couturier during the halcyon days of Camelot. In the -years since Cassini s passing; a battle over his $million estate, waged between his widow,…

Read More Read More

Kate Middleton, Meghan Markle’s Most Iconic Fashion Moment In 2019 Revealed [PHOTOS]

Kate Middleton, Meghan Markle’s Most Iconic Fashion Moment In 2019 Revealed [PHOTOS]

Kate Middleton had her most influential fashion moment earlier this year. The Duchess of Cambridge is very popular for her fashion choices. She never fails to wow the royal fans whenever she steps out for an official royal engagement. According to Latifa Yedroudj of Express, Middleton has her most influential fashion moment in March when she wore an elegant red Catherine Walker coat dress. The Duchess of Cambridge sported the event at the Commonwealth Service on Commonwealth Day at Westminster…

Read More Read More

For New York Men’s Fashion, Small Is Beautiful

For New York Men’s Fashion, Small Is Beautiful

Last Saturday afternoon, the designer Alan Eckstein, 34, was busy installing an interior decorating project he took on as a bill payer. Afterward he pulled an all-nighter at his studio, putting finishing touches on outfits for the Timo Weiland men’s wear show. On Sunday, he took a five-hour paying D.J. gig at the One Hotel in the Dumbo neighborhood of Brooklyn. Then on Monday, he was on hand for the Timo Weiland presentation, for which he also did the casting,…

Read More Read More