EU Australia Online - News & information from the capital of Europe direct to Australian businesses

Archive for 'Fashion'

Next Page »

Cannes: Festival Commentaries

  • May 25th, 2014
  • Posted by EU Australia

Cannes Cannes PosterThe Cannes Film Festival on Saturday awarded the Palme d’Or for Best Film to Winter Sleep from Turkey.

During the festivities, the Jury President, Jane Campion, deplored the poor representation of women in the winners’ lists; Cate Blanchett criticised an attack on arts funding in the Australian federal budget; Nicole Kidman starred in the opening film, about a blonde princess; and David Gulpilil won Best Actor in a talent-seeking contest parallel to the main event. … Read More »

Galliano, zu Guttenberg: New Take On EU Job Losses …

  • March 2nd, 2011
  • Posted by 7thmin

galliano-designs-1.jpg theodor-zu-gutenberg-wikipedia.jpg

Embarrassment over two sackings: a fashion designer John Galliano (see designs – images) dismissed by his company in France, for something he is said to have said; and a senior German politician, Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg (picture), accused of not saying, on his own account, something he said that he said, in his doctorate. … Read More »

Melbourne Cup’s French Connection

  • November 2nd, 2010
  • Posted by EUEditor

melbourne-cup-2010.jpgThe Australian classic race this year went to an American-bred horse, called Americain, trained in France, with a French jockey. … Read More »

SWIFT Move Against Terrorist Finances

  • July 11th, 2010
  • Posted by 7thmin

espionage-wikipedia.jpgnine-eleven1.jpegThe European Parliament has approved new rules (8.7.10)  to allow counter-terrorism authorities in America to monitor trans-Atlantic financial transfers using the SWIFT banking system. … Read More »

Money: Good Time For Aussie Trippers

  • March 20th, 2010
  • Posted by 7thmin

greek-island.jpg OPINION: With friendly exchange rates, in strictly street-level, retail terms, private travellers from Australia might hope for very pleasant Summer days in 2010. … Read More »

Haute Couture: Moving On, Glancing Back

  • June 19th, 2008
  • Posted by 7thmin

inesvu0.jpgA coincidence of events this month has seen France paying its respects to its most-valued of industries, and trade marks…

The names made the parade: Yves St Laurent had died, Carla Bruni, his model (and wife of the President, Nicolas Sarkozy), paid tribute; Ines de la Fressange (picture), much associated with Karl Lagerfeld and Chanel, was presented with the Legion d’Honneur, and a major exhibition was got up in Paris to honour the retirement of one, Valentino. … Read More »

Aussies Go Wild Over European Trend

  • February 18th, 2008
  • Posted by Emma Cillekens

braceletb_big.jpgThe latest fad out of Europe…European charm bracelets. … Read More »

Next Page »