Kartell celebrates 10th anniversary of Ferruccio Laviani’s Bourgie lamp

Kartell celebrates 10th anniversary of Ferruccio Laviani’s Bourgie lamp

(Relaxnews) – Italian brand Kartell, known primarily for its high-end contemporary furniture and housewares made of plastic, is paying homage to the Bourgie lamp and to its designer Ferruccio Laviani, who has worked with Kartell for over two decades. To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Bourgie, the brand invited several other designers to present […]

30.01.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
2014 Emmy Awards moved to August

2014 Emmy Awards moved to August

(Relaxnews) – The prestigious TV awards ceremony will take place on Monday, August 25 at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, according to an announcement by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and NBC, which will broadcast the ceremony this year. To avoid a conflict with Sunday Night Football, which resumes in early September, […]

30.01.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
Maja: ‘Never pa akong naging mistress’

Maja: ‘Never pa akong naging mistress’

Maja Salvador didn’t have seconds thoughts about accepting her role as Nicole in the upcoming primetime drama, “The Legal Wife.” Salvador said she took the role to get a break from her usual “sweet” roles. “Halos lahat ng ginagawa ko parang pa-goody-goody…kaya feeling ko kailangan ko nang mag-level up sa ibang role, sa ibang characters […]

29.01.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
ABS-CBN TFC’s ‘ASAP Live in Dubai’ makes history, draws thousands to back-to-back shows

ABS-CBN TFC’s ‘ASAP Live in Dubai’ makes history, draws thousands to back-to-back shows

Largest Filipino event in the Middle East ushers OSN as the region’s exclusive TFC hub  Dubai, UAE  – As the 19th edition of the internationally acclaimed shoppers’ paradise  known as Dubai Shopping Festival reaches its final week, ABS-CBN TFC brought powerful Filipino sights and sounds to the 32-day festivities by way of back-to-back shows of “ASAP Live […]

29.01.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Pope Francis makes the cover of Rolling Stone

Pope Francis makes the cover of Rolling Stone

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Pope Francis is taking his place alongside the icons of American popular culture by appearing on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine, which hits newsstands Friday. It’s the first time the staunchly liberal rock-music bible has featured a Roman Catholic pontiff on its cover, which is typically graced by pop stars and movie […]

29.01.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
How the world will fete Chinese New Year

How the world will fete Chinese New Year

(Relaxnews) – From London to Dubai, the world is poised to throw the second big new year party of the year, with the Chinese lunar festival set to kick off this week. Festivities are being planned the world over to help ring in the lunar new year, celebrated not only by the Chinese but also […]

29.01.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Holidays, Home & Garden, Lunar New Year ·
British bakers crowned kings of European pastry making

British bakers crowned kings of European pastry making

(Relaxnews) – British bakers have earned bragging rights to being the best in Europe, after a pair of English pastry chefs won the World Pastry Cup in Switzerland this week. British duo Barry Johnson of chocolate boutique Rococo Chocolates and Nicolas Belorgey of the Cordon Bleu London trumped their European rivals with their Lion King-themed […]

29.01.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Photos ·
Brain scans help predict learning problems: study

Brain scans help predict learning problems: study

(STOCKHOLM-AFP) – Brain scans may help identify children with learning difficulties much earlier by measuring their short-term memory capacity, according to a Swedish study published Wednesday. The study by a team of researchers at Karolinska Institute, published in the Journal of Neuroscience, showed that it is possible to map the development of short-term memory capacity […]

29.01.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
‘Street Society’ spins on ‘Fast & Furious’ motifs

‘Street Society’ spins on ‘Fast & Furious’ motifs

(Relaxnews) – Here’s Indonesia’s take on the motoracing genre in “Street Society,” due February 20, in which illegal street racer Rio tries to get away from the scene by taking on the most dangerous sprint of all. Glossy supercars speed through the island’s city streets and coastal roads by day and night, with Rio installed […]

29.01.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Motoring ·
Watch: Victoria Beckham and Skype trailer

Watch: Victoria Beckham and Skype trailer

(Relaxnews) – Ahead of the debut of “Five Years – The Victoria Beckham Fashion Story,” a new trailer for the interactive project has appeared. “I’ve always loved fashion, and I was that kid who used to watch my mom get ready,” says Victoria Beckham in the 60-second teaser of her collaborative film made with video […]

29.01.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Home & Garden, International Stars, Online, Videos ·
Guerlain’s La Petite Robe Noire inspires special edition Fiat 500

Guerlain’s La Petite Robe Noire inspires special edition Fiat 500

(Relaxnews) – The Italian car maker has presented a limited edition of its 500 and 500C city cars dedicated to the iconic perfume. These 250 special edition “Fiat 500 La petite Robe noire by Guerlain” cars will be sold exclusively in France. The logo of Guerlain’s La Petite Robe Noire perfume — a dynamic silhouette […]

29.01.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Motoring ·
Enrique Iglesias planning to launch first fragrance this summer

Enrique Iglesias planning to launch first fragrance this summer

(Relaxnews) – Coty Inc. and Enrique Iglesias have signed a partnership to create a line of perfumes under the Spanish-American singer’s name. The third son of Julio Iglesias, who is also known for his music and legendary good looks, is preparing to make his first foray into the fragrance sector. For the time being, Coty […]

29.01.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, International Stars ·
Jamie Dornan tours Venice for Hogan

Jamie Dornan tours Venice for Hogan

(Relaxnews) – The Italian luxury brand has hired the “Fifty Shades of Grey” star for its new Spring-Summer 2014 campaign. Jamie Dornan is a name you’re going to be hearing plenty more of this year. The 31-year-old Northern Ireland-born actor and model was announced in October as the man who would be playing the titular […]

Vienna set to welcome hotel designed by Dominique Perrault

Vienna set to welcome hotel designed by Dominique Perrault

(Relaxnews) – Parisian architect Dominique Perrault‘s latest project, the Meliá Vienna hotel, is set to open in the city’s new landmark skyscraper, the Donau-City (DC) Tower, in just a few weeks. The 253-room hotel will be Meliá Hotels International’s first property in Austria, taking up 17 of the building’s 58 floors. The DC Tower, designed by Perrault, is […]

29.01.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden ·
Marc Jacobs opening ‘tweet shop’

Marc Jacobs opening ‘tweet shop’

(Relaxnews) – The New York City-based designer will be launching a new pop-up store with a social media twist. During the upcoming Fall-Winter 2014 shows in the Big Apple, designer Marc Jacobs will be debuting an innovative new social media experiment, reports Fashionista. At first the ‘Daisy Marc Jacobs Tweet Shop’ sounds pretty normal, containing a […]

29.01.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Home & Garden, Online ·
Roberto Cavalli presents ‘Exotica’ version of iconic fragrance

Roberto Cavalli presents ‘Exotica’ version of iconic fragrance

(Relaxnews) – As spring approaches, the Italian design house has unveiled a brighter, more fruity variation on the Roberto Cavalli fragrance, inspired primarily by the brand’s famous floral prints. This new fragrance will be available from early February. Developed by Louis Turner, the nose behind the Italian brand’s other fragrances, Roberto Cavalli Exotica opens with […]

29.01.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Marian Rivera savors showbiz success

Marian Rivera savors showbiz success

SHE has made a name for herself in the local entertainment scene for her talent and beauty. But unknown to many, Kapuso actress Marian Rivera is also making waves in Vietnam, Cambodia and maybe, in parts of Africa. In November last year, the GMA-7 Primetime Queen visited Vietnam to appear on several shows in Today […]

29.01.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Fat Free Nutrient-Rich Milk Does a Breakfast Plate Good

Fat Free Nutrient-Rich Milk Does a Breakfast Plate Good

(Family Features) Today, 85 percent of Americans fall short of the USDA’s recommended three daily servings of fat free or lowfat milk.1 Incorporating milk into your morning meal is an easy way to help close the gap between actual and recommended milk intake. The USDA’s MyPlate is a visual tool to help build a nutritious […]

29.01.2014 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Free Recipes, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Elizabeth Banks to direct ‘Pitch Perfect’ sequel

Elizabeth Banks to direct ‘Pitch Perfect’ sequel

(Relaxnews) – The American actress will make her directorial debut with the follow-up to the 2013 musical comedy feature. Just shy of her 40th birthday (February 10), Elizabeth Banks is getting ready for a major career milestone. The actress propelled to fame in the “Spider-Man” trilogy and “The 40-Year-Old Virgin” has been chosen by Universal […]

28.01.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online ·
DKNY gets football fever

DKNY gets football fever

(Relaxnews) – The New York fashion brand teamed up with rapper A$AP Rocky for a supermodel-packed, NFL-themed new campaign film. Ahead of Sunday’s Super Bowl, fashion label DKNY has released a new Spring-Summer 2014 video. Soundtracked by A$AP Rocky’s “Fashion Killa” (which namedrops plenty of fashion legends, including Donna Karan herself), a cast of British models appear […]