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Jean-Paul Gaultier is leaving the fashion industry after 50 years. Here’s a look back at the legendary designer’s career, from dressing Madonna to starting his own haute-couture house.

Jean-Paul Gaultier is leaving the fashion industry after 50 years. Here’s a look back at the legendary designer’s career, from dressing Madonna to starting his own haute-couture house.

After 50 years in fashion, legendary designer Jean-Paul Gaultier has retired. The designer announced his retirement via Instagram on January 17, in which he said that his couture show during Paris Fashion Week would be his last. “I have opened all my drawers, taken back all my old collections,” he said in his goodbye note. “I have used [...]

February 2, 2020 Loknath Das News Comments Off on Jean-Paul Gaultier is leaving the fashion industry after 50 years. Here’s a look back at the legendary designer’s career, from dressing Madonna to starting his own haute-couture house.

Kneesworth House rated inadequate by health watchdog

Kneesworth House rated inadequate by health watchdog

An independent mental health hospital run by the Priory Group has been rated inadequate by the health watchdog. Hertfordshire’s Kneesworth House was downgraded from good by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) after it highlighted serious concerns. The hospital, in Royston, specialises in acute mental health for over 65s, patients with learning disabilities and those at [...]

July 30, 2019 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Kneesworth House rated inadequate by health watchdog

Mumbai Haj House Gets “India’s Highest Tricolour”

Mumbai Haj House Gets “India’s Highest Tricolour”

The flag was hoisted atop a 20-metre high mast on top of the iconic building. Mumbai: A big Indian tricolour measuring 20×30 feet and 350 feet above the ground was hoisted the majestic Haj House in Mumbai by Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Wednesday, an official said. The flag atop a 20-metre [...]

December 22, 2018 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on Mumbai Haj House Gets “India’s Highest Tricolour”

Take a look around this stunning Whitley Bay art deco-style house with incredible sea views

Take a look around this stunning Whitley Bay art deco-style house with incredible sea views

This stunning detached ‘art deco’ home was built in 1937 and has incredible sea views. Located on The Links in Whitley Bay, this property has recently been renovated with a new kitchen and bathroom and has bespoke stained glass windows. On the market for £560,000, the house has four bedrooms, a large reception, hall, living [...]

October 29, 2018 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on Take a look around this stunning Whitley Bay art deco-style house with incredible sea views

What house would have a bridge? This Art Deco home in Lansing, complete with river views

What house would have a bridge? This Art Deco home in Lansing, complete with river views

Among the historic homes on Moores River Drive, sits a white house that may seem out of place. But it’s not. It’s a modern home, its design firmly rooted in the Art Deco ideals of the 1920s and 1930s. It’s smooth and sleek, with vertical stripes of both singular and grouped windows. “We get strong reactions,” said owner [...]

October 27, 2018 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on What house would have a bridge? This Art Deco home in Lansing, complete with river views

Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s Hill House was designed from the inside out

Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s Hill House was designed from the inside out

To mark 150 years since the birth of Charles Rennie Mackintosh, we’re looking back at five influential projects that defined his career. First up is Hill House in Helensburgh, widely recognised as the Scottish architect’s most important residential work. Hill House exemplifies Mackintosh’s approach to combining traditional Scottish values with modern international ideas. Located in Helensburgh, around [...]

June 6, 2018 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s Hill House was designed from the inside out

This Catalan Country House Is a Vintage Lover’s Dream

This Catalan Country House Is a Vintage Lover’s Dream

Inveterate design dealers Michèle Van Hove and Nicolas Vanderbeck, the owners of celebrated Barcelona antiques gallery Fins de Siècles, started buying furniture and objects for their fantasy Catalan country house some 18 years before they found the house itself. The Belgian couple moved to Barcelona in 2002 and two years later opened a new gallery [...]

May 23, 2018 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on This Catalan Country House Is a Vintage Lover’s Dream

The dilapidated Victorian house that’s now ‘indestructible’

The dilapidated Victorian house that’s now ‘indestructible’

 Living new broom: The sheepskin rug was an eBay find, and the sofas are heirlooms that have been reupholstered. Photograph: Ben Anders for the Observer Rebuilt and filled with reclaimed pieces, this family home in north-west London has been given a new lease of life Flora Bathurst is surveying her back garden with dismay: scattered [...]

May 23, 2018 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on The dilapidated Victorian house that’s now ‘indestructible’

How a green lifestyle can cool your house

How a green lifestyle can cool your house

In today’s hi-tech world, living an environmentally responsible lifestyle is in no way easy. Modern luxuries have left mother earth sapped of its resources and beauty. The key to healthy life lies in identification and implementation of practical ways through which we can save the environment. Consider reduce, reuse and recycle as much as possible, [...]

July 21, 2017 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on How a green lifestyle can cool your house

State-framed real estate rules to be examined by House panel

State-framed real estate rules to be examined by House panel

NEW DELHI: Amid reports that key provisions of new real estate regulation law have been diluted by some states, the central government has forwarded the rules notified by the states to a parliamentary committee for examination. Minister of State for Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation (HUPA) Rao Inderjit Singh, in written reply to a question [...]

February 9, 2017 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on State-framed real estate rules to be examined by House panel

House Proud: Art Deco

House Proud: Art Deco

Harlequin’s new Momentum wallpaper collection is very much inspired by the early 20th century. This iridescent Makalu ombre and chevron pattern makes a strong style statement in a room and works best when paired with plainly upholstered furniture like the taupe linen pictured. It costs €74 per roll from all Harlequin stockists. (harlequin.co.uk) Made out [...]

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White House Floats 20 Percent Tax on Mexican Imports to Pay for Border Wall

White House Floats 20 Percent Tax on Mexican Imports to Pay for Border Wall

President Donald Trump has not formally proposed a 20 percent tax on Mexican imports to pay for his controversial border wall and is instead considering it among a series of options, White House spokesman Sean Spicer said Thursday. “The goal today is not to be prescriptive. It’s to basically say: Hey, here is a way [...]

January 27, 2017 Saheli News Comments Off on White House Floats 20 Percent Tax on Mexican Imports to Pay for Border Wall