Recently, Helen Castillo of "Project Runway All Stars" visited Houston for the Vanity event at Henke and Pillot--a fashion event featuring local models, a cocktail hour, live entertainment, giveaways and a runway show viewing with designers.
Countries should encourage the development of large, legitimate trade unions that truly represent workers' interests and engage productively with employers, rather than stamping out strikes in the fear that they will drive away business.
Alicia Muñiz and Raquel Coltrinari are the owners of Comme il Faut, an eight year-old Buenos Aires company specializing in the design and manufacture of extremely elegant women's shoes, and they are defying the historical tide.
While we can make good and responsible choices as consumers, we should also be aware of what the brands we consume are up to while producing the items we buy. While recycling textiles is important, their production is also an important environmental issue.