Fashion, culture and lifestyle news for May 14, 2013.
Cannes Spotting: The Cannes International Film Festival launches on May 15, and Indian actors Sonam Kapoor, Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Freida Pinto, Vidya Balan and Nandita Das are all expected to walk the red carpet.
Lisa Ray on HELLO! Canada’s Most Beautiful List: Wearing an unfortunate draped black dress by Greta Constantine and Swarovski jewelry, Lisa walked the HELLO! Canada red carpet in Toronto with several Canadian celebrities. But ugh, that dress! Like the shoes though.
My choice: Angelina Jolie opens up about her choice to have a double mastectomy to reduce her chance of breast cancer.
Artist/Rebel/Dandy x Waris Ahluwalia: While everyone has been talking about punk style at the Met, another fashion focused exhibit has caught our eye in New York. Up in Providence, the Artist/Rebel/Dandy: Men of Fashion exhibit features Andre Leon Talley, Waris Ahluwalia and other other male style icons. Definitely worth a look.
Thinking About Workers in Bangladesh: It’s incredibly sad and frustrating that it took the death of over 1,000 people for international retailers to step up and make a change in workers rights and safety in Bangladesh. A group of brands including Mango, H&M, Benetton and Marks & Spencer are coming close to signing an accord that will impact workers in the country, although Gap and Walmart are dragging their heels on finalizing their support of such action.