Met Gala’s best dressed: stars who understood the assignment
Each year, the Met Gala seems to garner a lot of attention, both online and in-person and this year is no different. This year’s Met Gala theme, titled “In America: A Lexicon of American Fashion,” is split between two exhibits. The first one, which is currently on display in Vogue editor and the event’s host, Anna Wintour’s, Costume Center, details a dedication and celebration to American fashion and designers. Embed from Getty ImagesAfter the Met Gala, a select few celebrities take home the honorary title of “Best Dressed,” as deemed by fashion critics and audiences around the world. Here are The Miami Hurricane’s top five best dressed in accordance with this year’s theme:Embed from Getty ImagesBillie EilishBillie Eilish was one of the co-chairs of the Met Gala this year, making history as the youngest co-chair in Met Gala history.themiamihurricane.com
The glam was back at the Golden Globes, albeit at a distance
And they were ready, style wise, as the Globes split hosts, with Amy Poehler at the Beverly Hilton and Tina Fey at the Rainbow Room in New York. Backstage after the show, Sudeikis told reporters he owns a multitude of hoodies but chose the one emblazoned with “Forward” on the front and “Listen + Lead” on the back as fitting for the unusual night. “I wanted to feel festive and go for it,” she told NBC. Sarah Paulson held her little black pooch on screen and Emma Corrin's fluffy white cat grabbed a moment for itself. AdLydia Marks, a New York set decorator, told The Associated Press the evening's technical challenges were many.
NY Fashion Week 2020: Pared down, and virtually all virtual
FILE - The Christian Siriano collection is modeled during Fashion Week in New York on Feb. 6, 2020. With no celebs in the front row, no paparazzi chasing models down the streets, no stiletto-heeled crowds and no live shows at all, is there even a point to doing Fashion Week in 2020? Is there even a point to doing New York Fashion Week in 2020? “Ultimately fashion is a business, and Fashion Week is a platform for designers to do business,” says Steven Kolb, chief executive of the Council of Fashion Designers of America, which organizes the semi-annual event. But this is really, really seismic.
Small business program scrutinized for loans to big firms
The PPP offered loans up to $10 million to companies with fewer than 500 employees. The most appealing aspect of the program: possible loan forgiveness if most of the money was spent on workers. But when the loans were first proposed, lawmakers described them as a rescue for small businesses and their employees. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin soon said the government would audit loans above $2 million, though some experts have their doubts. Aliera Companies, a private equity firm specializing in healthcare, got a $5 million to $10 million loan.
Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center director honored with endowed chair
Dr. Stephen D. Nimer, director of Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, which recently received a prestigious designation from the National Cancer Institute, has been named the inaugural holder of the Oscar de la Renta Endowed Chair in Cancer Research. We are incredibly appreciative of the foresight and vision of the de la Renta family. Oscars career is a source of inspiration for me and through his vision and generosity we will be able to fund more lifesaving research, Dr. Nimer added. He also chairs the Myelodysplastic Syndrome Foundation and the medical advisory board of Gabrielles Angel Foundation for Cancer Research. A tireless patron of the arts, de la Renta served on several boards, including those of Carnegie Hall and the Metropolitan Opera Guild.communitynewspapers.com
Christian Bale reportedly drops out of Steve Jobs biopic
Christian Bale reportedly drops out of Steve Jobs biopic Christian Bale had been announced in the role of Apple founder Steve Jobs for the upcoming biopic, but Bale reportedly dropped out of the project. Also, fashion and entertainment stars packed the memorial service for Oscar de la Renta. Suzanne Marques reports on the day's top entertainment news.cbsnews.com
Oscar de la Renta funeral scheduled for next week
Oscar de la Renta funeral scheduled for next week Late fashion designer Oscar de la Renta will be laid to rest in a private ceremony on Monday in New York City. Also, Barry Manilow sings with the greats on his new album "My Dream Duets." Suzanne Marques reports on the day's top entertainment news.cbsnews.com
10/21: Gov't auto-safety website leaving drivers in the dark; Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dies
10/21: Gov't auto-safety website leaving drivers in the dark; Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dies One day after the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration urged car owners to have exploding airbags immediately removed from their vehicles, the agency's website provided little information about the problem; and, the legendary fashion designer, whose fashions adorned some of the most famous women on the planet, has died after a long battle with cancer.cbsnews.com