Daily Digest

4 September, 2013

Nail Art Reaches New Heights in Fashion and Popular Culture

WAH Nails | Source: WAH Nails

“Nail art – the painstaking business of painting and gluing designs and tiny jewels onto nails often lengthened with extensions to create a larger canvas – has its roots in small local salons, but has rapidly become big business and a favourite of female celebrities from the worlds of music, sport and fashion.”

Low Cash, Slowing Sales: Double Whammy for Indonesia’s Retailers

Plaza Senayan | Source: Sky Scraper City

“As Indonesia’s economy boomed in recent years, its retailers had a simple formula: open more stores. And more. And more. Minnows became leviathans. That strategy is now haunting them as the rupiah currency tumbles, inflation accelerates, interest rates rise and growth slows.”

Burberry’s Christopher Bailey is Lost in Music

Christopher Bailey | Source: Rumi Foundation

“Since his arrival at the label in 2001, Bailey has made it something of a mission to entangle the worlds of fashion and music. It’s there in the soundtracks to the shows of course, but also in the brand’s advertising campaigns, featuring musicians such as Bryan Ferry, Patrick Wolf and Jack Bevan from Foals, George Barnett from These New Puritans and in a series of video performances by emerging and established artists named Burberry Acoustic.”