The notion that cars made in Germany would ipso facto be better crafted than others, or that Italian designed clothing, Belgian chocolates, French kitchenware, or Danish furniture were unquestionably the best to be had: this would have seemed curious indeed just a generation before, Judt writes. But it worked: Americans paid a premium for German engineering and Italian styling imagining that centuries of native craftsmanship lay behind them. Bought a Volkswagen once.
In the last election, American fashion designers made some very visible demonstrations for support for then candidate Barack Obama, and now that it has come time to re elect him (in case you hadn noticed) they are joining forces and escalating their efforts. A group of 22 designers including Marc Jacobs, Tory Burch, Diane von Furstenberg, Narciso Rodriguez, Jason Wu, Alexander Wang, Joseph Altuzarra, Rag Bone, Rachel Roy and Tracy Reece have formed Runway To Win and will launch an e commerce site this Thursday that will offer merchandise such as t shirts, tote bags, wristlets and scarves whose proceeds will support the President re election campaign. The effort is based on a previous initiative called “Runway To Change” that supported the 2008 Obama campaign..
Day 1: Sultanahmet (The Old City)On a street lined with carpet shops near the Arasta Bazaar, Tamara Restaurant (breakfast for two $20), whose owners hail from Turkey’s eastern Lake Van area, serves up the region’s puffy breads, herb flecked otlu cheese, and addictive tahini spread. Decked out in weathered marble, this vintage cubbyhole specializes in boza a cross between pudding and a beverage, which is made from fermented bulgur. Order lahmacun wafer thin lamb slathered pizza with seyhmus kebap (an epic charcoal grilled lamb patty) and a vegetable salad dressed with pomegranate molasses.
Taylor has described The Amazing Spider Man 2 star Emma Stone as like a “sister” to her. The pair have known each other since 2008 and are often pictured at awards ceremonies together. We may start superimposing ourselves in between the two of them, we want to be involved in the BFF fun times..
When we got to the wineries, they either forgot to save them or they threw them in dumpsters where many were broken. It was a terrible trip, we ended up getting lost because a bridge was closed and we pulled over for directions and the guy we asked owned a winery. He gave us directions to his loading dock and his crew used forklifts to load our truck to the roof with used wine bottles.