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How the Parsis Shaped Theatre in Colonial Bombay

Flops, frauds or community disapproval did not prove obstacles to the growth of the theatre enterprise. Elphinstone Circle in Bombay in the 1870s. Photo: Lee-Warner Collection/Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA When one thinks of Horniman Circle – the ring of elegant old buildings in south Mumbai – today, several associations spring to mind: the glossy storefronts of Starbucks and Hermes – the temples of neoliberal globalism; men snoozing on the garden’s shaded benches – a respite from...
Tags: Life, China, Wikipedia, India, Turkey, Iran, Starbucks, Victoria, Theater, Hermès, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Bombay, Madras, Town Hall

Who the devil wears Prada on ‘The Real Housewives of Orange County’?

Shannon Storms Beador had to face some tough news on “The Real Housewives of Orange County” on Wednesday night and it wasn’t easy. No, thankfully it did not have to do with the coronavirus, which grounded her from a trip to Lake Arrowhead with Braunwyn Windham-Burke, Kelly Dodd, Gina Kirschenheiter, and Elizabeth Lyn Vargas over the past few episodes. Shannon’s better now. No, this time it’s eldest daughter Sophie, about to leave the nest of Newport Beach for life as a freshman at Baylor Univers...
Tags: Texas, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Prada, John, Hermès, Orange County, Baylor University, Elizabeth, Sophie, Andrew, Sean, Newport, Emily, Shannon

How Toms went from a $625 million company to being taken over by its creditors

Serial entrepreneur Blake Mycoskie started Toms in 2006 after visiting Argentina and seeing the impact a pair of shoes could have on a child's life. Toms grew quickly, thanks to publicity from celebrities and social media. By 2013, Toms was reportedly making $250 million in sales a year, and in 2014, was valued at $625 million. However, the company's sales fell as it struggled to grow beyond its original canvas shoe and giving model. In 2019, a group of its creditors took over Toms. Visit Busin...
Tags: Hollywood, Trends, Nike, Porsche, Argentina, Hermès, Heinz, Bain Capital, TOMS, Warby Parker, Tom, Macy, Blake, Bloomingdale, Birkin, SKECHERS

A millennial entrepreneur who runs a high-end watch retailer explains why now is the time to invest in watches - and which timepieces are the most valuable

andersphoto / Shutterstock Avi Hiaeve, a millennial who owns the high-end watch retailer Avi & Co., spoke with Insider about the value of investing in luxury watches. Hiaeve said those looking to enter the watch investing game should look out for four names: Rolex, Audemars Piguet, Patek Philippe, and Richard Mille. As previously reported by Insider, most people look to the secondhand market to buy their timepieces, and vintage watches pretty much dominate the sector.  Hiaeve said it's im...
Tags: Asia, Hong Kong, Jay Z, China, New York City, Israel, Trends, Bloomberg, Justin Bieber, Hsbc, Deloitte, Jamie Foxx, Drake, Hermès, Gq, Wolf

When Life Hands You..

Perfume PosseWhen Life Hands You.. Yesterday it was 54F, sun BLAZING!  The Girl and I spent the bulk of the day in the garden doing garden-y things (cutting back peonies and weird suckers, etc, sitting there staring at each other and the light)..  in between… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseWhen Life Hands You..
Tags: Beauty, Hermès, Rage, Citrus, Perfume Reviews, Arpege, Chanel No. 5,, Donna Karan Gold, Pamplemousse Rose

Westside Gunn. A Rapper. A Record Label Executive. A Collector of Contemporary Art.

Westside Gunn and an artwork he commissioned for his record label. Isaac Pelayo; Jacopo Raule/Contributor/Getty Images; Samantha Lee/Business Insider Rapper Westside Gunn is a creative entrepreneur, best known as the founder of Griselda Records, the music label he launched in 2014.  Aside from music, Gunn has a passion for the arts: he loves fashion and collecting contemporary artwork, toys, and wrestling memorabilia. In an interview with Business Insider, Gunn talks about his childhood on...
Tags: New York, Jay Z, Trends, Atlanta, David, Paris, Eminem, Buffalo, Hermès, Elizabeth Taylor, Diddy, Gucci, Takashi Murakami, Interscope, Phoenix, Paris France

The 27 best luxury home decor items that will make jaw-dropping gifts

From a Gucci candle to a Hermes teapot, these luxury home decor items are sure to turn heads and elevate your interior ambiance this holiday season.
Tags: Fashion, Hermès, Gucci

The Small Voice in the Room

ONE OF THE MOST challenging leadership problems is to get people to speak up, especially as it concerns realizing the value of the “small voice in the room.” I had just come off my first CEO assignment with Pretty Good Privacy, Inc. a fairly notorious email encryption company both provoking concerns from the NSA but also putting privacy on the map as “the marketing gorilla of the Internet.” With this cybersecurity background, I was recruited to run another security company that had developed a ...
Tags: Facebook, Leadership, Nsa, Teamwork, Hermès, Instagram and Facebook, University of California Berkeley California, Pretty Good Privacy Inc, Greek Pantheon Hermes, Tom Steding, Mayfield Alliance, Blaise Bertrand, Quadrix Partners, Ft Knox Kentucky He

Sewage work in Athens unearths bust of Hermes

The bust of the Greek god Hermes was found in good condition in the sewage system in Athens, officials reported Sunday. The Greek Culture Ministry speculates that the head was carved in 300 B.C. by famed sculptor Alcamenes, and was used as a street marker. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, News, Sculpture, Athens, Parthenon, Hermès, Head, Olympic, Aphrodite, Sewer, Greek Culture Ministry, Phidias, Alcamenes

Athens Workers Find A Bust Of A Greek God While Doing Sewer Work

The Greek Culture Ministry was calm about it. “The head, one of many that served as street markers in ancient Athens, was found Friday and it appears to be from around 300 B.C. — that is, either from the late fourth century B.C., or the early third century. It depicts Hermes at ‘a mature age.'” – Seattle Times (AP)
Tags: Art, Athens, Hermès, Visual, Greek Culture Ministry, 11.15.20

Ancient Greek god’s bust from 300 B.C. found during sewage work in Athens

The head, which depicts Hermes at "a mature age," appears to be from around 300 B.C., the Greek Culture Ministry said.
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Ancient Greek god's bust found during Athens sewage work

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A bust of the ancient god Hermes, in good condition, was discovered in central Athens during sewage work,...
Tags: Athens, Hermès, ATHENS Greece

Thieves 'take €600,000 worth of luxury goods' from Paris home of Saudi princess

Thieves stole €600,000 worth of luxury goods from the home of a Saudi princess in Paris, a source close to the case said on Friday, including designer bags and fur coats. The 47-year-old princess, who had been away on holiday in the South of France and had not set foot in the opulent apartment in Paris's 8th arrondissement since August, discovered on returning that bags, watches, jewellery and furs were missing. The princess, whose name has not been revealed, was hospitalised on Thursday in ...
Tags: News, Paris, Hermès, South Of France, Ritz, Le Parisien, Cartier

‘We’re going to the skies and stars!’ The man building our jetpack future – in tribute to his Dad

Richard Browning is pursuing the stuff of a million childhood dreams. But having built a working jetpack, will anybody use it?On a gloomy afternoon in a Sussex wood, a 21st-century superhero appears. Dressed in black, helmeted, a pack on his back and jets on his arms, he rises to a couple of metres above the ground, accelerates up above a grassy bank and then hovers in a swirling cloud of autumn leaves.No matter how many times you’ve watched a video on YouTube, nothing can quite prepare you for ...
Tags: Gadgets, Technology, UK News, World news, Iron Man, Transport, Peter Pan, Hermès, Sussex, Richard Browning

Photos show boarded up windows in top shopping districts as retailers brace for potential Election Day fallout

Retail stores boarded up in advance of Election Day. AaronP/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images/Getty The 2020 presidential election between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden has retailers preparing for the worst. Shop windows across major cities have been largely boarded up to protect against potential violent protests and looting while shopping districts stand ready to implement defensive measures to counter any violence.   Retailers lost $1 to $2 billion in the last wave of...
Tags: New York, Hollywood, Abc, White House, New York City, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Walmart, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, Chicago, Washington Dc, Philadelphia, Retailers, Hermès

Photos show boarded-up windows in top shopping districts as retailers brace for Election Day fallout

Retail stores boarded up in advance of Election Day. AaronP/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images/Getty The 2020 presidential election between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden has retailers preparing for the worst. Shop windows across major cities have been largely boarded up to protect against violent protests and looting, while shopping districts stand ready to implement defensive measures to counter any violence. Retailers lost between $1 billion and $2 billion in the last w...
Tags: New York, Hollywood, Abc, White House, New York City, US, America, Los Angeles, Trends, Walmart, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, Chicago, Washington Dc, Philadelphia, Hermès

Memories of Saint Germain des Pres

Vincent and I were in Saint Germain des Pres last week shooting a new video- more info on that soon- and stopped by Café de Flore to have a coffee, bringing back fond memories.   Our first trip to Paris together was in the summer of 1978. At that time, Saint Germain was the hip and happening area before it moved to the Marais in the early 2000s.   We stayed at the Crystal Hotel just a few doors down from Café de Flore on Rue Saint Benoit. At the time, I believe our room was about $50 ...
Tags: Travel, Europe, New York, Paris, Hermès, Florence, Vincent, Marais, Saint Germain, London Paris Rome, Pompidou Museum, Benoit, Richard Nahem, Saint Germain des Pres, Fauchon, Restaurants/Food/Drink

A decade in the building, Madrid's showpiece hotel has everything ... except guests

Spain’s tourist sector – including the new Four Seasons hotel – is bearing the brunt of Covid, with the capital’s occupancy rates at 15%Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageMadrid’s first new grand hotel in almost half a century has more than enough to recommend it to even the most discerning and demanding of visitors.As well as a presidential suite for VIPs and their bodyguards, there is a spa, a handy branch of Hermès, and a restaurant by the three Michelin-starred chef ...
Tags: Europe, Business, Hotels, Spain, Barcelona, Travel & leisure, World news, Michelin, Hermès, Madrid, Dani Garcia, Coronavirus, COVID

I visited a COVID-19-themed boutique selling high-priced 'essentials' to wealthy shoppers in high-end malls alongside Hermes and Louis Vuitton stores – see inside

The COVID-19 Essentials store at The Mall at Short Hills. Thomas Pallini/Business Insider COVID-19 Essentials is a chain of eight stores that sell high-end gadgets and accessories aimed at surviving the pandemic is convenience, luxury, and style.   We visited its Short Hills, New Jersey location, and found a popular store filled with themed masks, metal door openers, and mask pouches.  Shoppers seeking Clorox wipes and disposable surgical masks need not enter as they won't find them here. ...
Tags: New York City, Trends, Tesla, New York Times, New Jersey, The Mall, Hermès, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Mercedes Benz, Morristown New Jersey, Clorox, Peloton, Middle America, Short Hills, Short Hills New Jersey

Mercury Retrograde October 2020

Mercury flew into the shadow zone of its upcoming retrograde on September 23 whilst still in Libra. He then entered Scorpio on September 27. Mercury will station retrograde at 02:04 (BST) on October 14, 2020 at 11°Sc40′ R. Most of this retrograde period will take place in Scorpio although for the last week, Mercury will re-enter Libra.In mythology it was Hermes (the Greek counterpart of Roman Mercury) who guided the souls of the dead to the river Styx. In many of the myths, Hermes is the only ot...
Tags: Vesta, Hermès, Saturn, Mercury, Libra, Scorpio, Astrology, Demeter, Astrology Forecasts, Mercury Retrograde, Persephone, Retrogrades, Hermes Mercury

Love Horoscope for the Week of October 5

This week, let’s tell a fun little story about a wedding that didn’t turn out as expected! Once upon a time on Mount Olympus, all the ancient Greek gods and goddesses were gathered to celebrate a marriage. Well, almost all of the gods and goddesses. Eris, the goddess of chaos wasn’t invited… because aren’t wedding parties hard enough to pull off as it is without her showing up? Eris decided to demonstrate her displeasure by throwing a sort of grenade into the party. Specifically: a golden app...
Tags: Greece, Paris, Mars, Hermès, Jupiter, Forecast, Pluto, Astrology, Zeus, Eris, Hera, Athena, Troy Paris, Helen Queen of Sparta She, King of Sparta

What it's like to attend the Monaco Yacht Show — in a country where the poverty rate is 0 — when you are not a millionaire

More than $4.3 billion worth of yachts were on display at the 2019 Monaco Yacht Show. Katie Warren/Business Insider Monaco is a tiny yet lavishly wealthy city-state on the French Riviera. It has a poverty rate of zero, and an estimated one-third of the population are millionaires. Each September, the glitzy Monaco Yacht Show draws thousands of yachting-industry insiders and wealth private clients looking to charter or purchase yachts. In 2020, however, the show has been cancelled because o...
Tags: Travel, Google, Life, New York City, US, Trends, Features, Moscow, Miami, World Bank, Michelin, Monaco, Nice, Millionaires, Cia, Hermès

AppleCare+ Monthly Payments Expand to the UK and Germany

After expanding AppleCare+ monthly payments to a number of new territories in July, Apple has now made the scheme available to customers in the United Kingdom and Germany. Monthly payments for ‌AppleCare‌+ are now available for iPhones, iPads, and Apple Watches in the U.S., Canada, Australia, Japan, the UK, and Germany, according to an AppleCare+ support document. The option to pay upfront for ‌AppleCare‌+ remains. In these countries and regions, when you purchase ‌AppleCare‌+ coverage for y...
Tags: Japan, UK, Germany, Customers, United States, United Kingdom, Hermès, Apple Watch Hermès, AppleCare, Australia Canada Germany, Canada Australia Japan

Rocabar Hermes Review

Seems like it's one of the least popular Hermes fragrances - it has fewer loyal fans than Bel Ami, nor does it receive numerous praises and reviews like Un Jardin Sur Le Nil. And without the annual flankers and new bottles, like Terre d’Hermes, it even somehow has started to fade and got lost in people's memory. In my dresser, it is also usually pushed all the way to the back. Still, I decided t... Read full article: Rocabar Hermes Review from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes Magazine.
Tags: Fashion, Hermès, Fragrantica Perfumes, Rocabar Hermes Review

The Predictable Recipe Of Branding

From an interview/podcast I just made with the great Chiara Covone on Marketing & Branding. Great discussion. Today we are going to talk about brands, brands from today and tomorrow. You worked with many well known brands over the years, in very different industries. What do you think all successful brands have in common? I agree with the definition of Professor Sharp, which is very clear in this respect. Successful brands usually command a vast market share, generated by mental an...
Tags: Asia, Business, Leadership, Disruption, China, India, Africa, Marketing, Digital, Brands, Innovation, Sharp, Hermès, Florence, Coke, Alexa

University of Cambridge to decommission its homegrown email service Hermes in favour of Microsoft Exchange Online

Institute says the knowledge needed to run it is fading, but the move wasn't without opposition The University of Cambridge has said that it will decommission its on-premises Hermes email service in favour of Microsoft's Exchange Online. Currently both systems are in use.…
Tags: Microsoft, Software, Hermès, University of Cambridge, Institute, The University of Cambridge

This Week In Trailers: Make Up, Clapboard Jungle, Martin Margiela: In His Own Words, Tiny Creatures, Broken Law

Trailers are an under-appreciated art form insofar that many times they’re seen as vehicles for showing footage, explaining films away, or showing their hand about what moviegoers can expect. Foreign, domestic, independent, big budget: What better way to hone your skills as a thoughtful moviegoer than by deconstructing these little pieces of advertising? This week we come of age, fight with our brothers, get to know a mysterious fashion icon, get cutesy with some little animals, and sell our so...
Tags: Movies, This Week In Trailers, Cornwall, Banksy, Movie Trailers, Hermès, Jean Paul Gaultier, McConnell, Jonathan Jones, Garda Síochána, Make-up, Movie Marketing, Martin Margiela, Justin McConnell, American Movie, Reiner Holzemer

The Disinfomercial: How Larry King Got Duped Into Starring in Chinese Propaganda

This story first appeared at ProPublica. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. Jacobi Niv had paid Larry King a few thousand dollars apiece to narrate half a dozen videos for companies or projects in Israel, where King is still a big name. But what Niv wanted King to tape on March 27, 2019, wasn’t the usual infomercial. It was more like a disinfomercial. An Israeli with designer clothe...
Tags: Facebook, Asia, Twitter, Hong Kong, Europe, New York, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Rihanna, California, Youtube, Washington, White House, China, Russia

Brand Moves for Tuesday July 21

Twenty-one weeks ago, when the gravity of the situation became clear, we started daily reporting on how brands were dealing with the COVID-19 crisis. What’s now becoming clear is that the current climate is one of near-perpetual disruption. So we made the decision to keep on telling the stories of inspiring brand leadership and strategy amid the latest crises in an anxious world. Our goal remains the same: to provide an up-to-the-minute source of information, inspiration and insight on brand mo...
Tags: UK, Australia, Ebay, Advertising, NFL, Linkedin, CMO, Paypal, Gmo, Canada, South Africa, Italy, Yorkshire, Switzerland, Goldman Sachs, Norway

Delivery giant to hire 10,500 amid UK online shopping surge

Germany's Hermes says it will invest £100m in the UK after a surge in online shopping during lockdown.
Tags: UK, News, Germany, Hermès