Gabriela Perezutti grew up on her family’s farm in Uruguay and incorporates intricate beading, rich colors and gaucho influences in Candela, her ready-to-women’s wear line. The Candela Fall 2012 collection will be shown as part of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in NYC. Perezutti began her fashion line nearly ten years ago and has seen her label grow to from simple silk-screened t-shirts to ready-to-wear clothing and shoes. With plans to expand her online boutique and line of equestrian-inspired offerings, this Latina is an enterprising designer to watch in 2012.
The Silver Lining, The Spider Webs! An unexpected side-effect of the flooding in parts of Pakistan has been that millions of spiders climbed up into the trees to escape the rising flood waters. Because of the scale of the flooding and the fact that the water has taken so long to recede, many trees have become cocooned in spiders webs. People in this part of Sindh have never seen this phenome…non before but, they also report that there are now far fewer mosquitoes than they would expect, given the amount of stagnant, standing water that is around. It is thought that the mosquitoes are getting caught in the spiders web, thus, reducing the risk of malaria, which would be one blessing for the people of Sindh, facing so many other hardships after the floods…”
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I am by no means a photographer, but I enjoy beautiful packaging and fun products.
As NFL players can now begin their summer training, a photo of Southern California football players in their summer training along a Santa Monica beach.
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“Love On Top” by Beyoncé