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21st Century Fashion at the Academy of Art University’s 21st Runway Showcase

For nearly one hundred years, San Francisco’s Academy of Art University has been leading the way in art and fashion education. At New York Fashion week, ten recent MFA and BFA graduates showcased their fashion skills. Their years of study, workshops, and internships culminated in 15 minutes of runway time at the 21st runway showcase on September 9, 2017 at Skylight Clarkson Square.

From Beijing to Mexico City the recent graduates’ backgrounds was reflected in their work. The graduates debuted two menswear and five womenswear collections, along with two collaborations. Models were seen wearing San Francisco inspired vintage denim, lush Hokkaido snow inspired fabrics, and futurist black and white patent leather.

The Academy of Art University is a community of about 2,600 students from 112 different countries. In this diverse melting pot of ideas and inspiration, students are encouraged to develop their own styles under the guidance of professional artists and educators.

The urban location of the school allows students to engage and interact with the community. This was illustrated in Eden Slezin’s work that highlights the indivuality celebrated in San Francisco, and Saya Shen’s work that emphasizes the topography of San Francscisco, the trees and the waves.

As part of it’s vision for the future. The Academy of Art University continues to promote a rigorous and engaging curriculum that prepares students for the future. Its student-centered education encourages students to develop portfolios that meet the industry standard. It will also continue to add new short skill based courses to prepare students to work in the evolving creative industries of today.

In addition to the Academy of Art University’s physical location, the University has offered online education since 2002. These courses offer the same level of education with greater flexibility. This makes it easier for part time students to achieve their dreams of becoming creative professionals.

With the success of the Academy of Art University’s 21st Runway showcase, the fashion world eagerly awaits next year’s fashion show.

Learn how you can get financial aid at Academy of Art University https://www.academyart.edu/finances/

 

Andrey Andreev Makes Dating Handy

Andrey Andreev has been described as the King of the dating apps. He has developed and runs five innovative and successful dating apps with millions of users across the globe. These dating apps include Chappy, Badoo, Bumble, Mamba and, Huggle. The headquarters of his company is in London with a branch office in Moscow. In 2018 he was included in the Forbes list of billionaires (Wikipedia). 

Andrey Andreev was born and raised in Moscow, Russia. He attended the University of Moscow for a short while and dropped out. He then moved to Spain to start his first company and e-commerce company called Virus. The company ran an online shopping portal where Russian users could purchase computers and accessories. He sold the company and started another company called spylog. The company developed software that tracked visitors to websites. 

In the year 2001, Andrey Andreev left spylog to launch another innovative internet company called Begun. Begun was a contextual advertisement company based on auctioning keywords. Google showed an interest in buoying begun but the deal fell through. In 2004 he started Badoo and online dating site with a computer interface. He launched the company in 2009. 

This visionary saw the future in mobile apps and has now developed five mobile dating apps. He and his team continually work towards including new and innovative functions for their apps so that users find using the apps enjoyable and easy. Andrey is Badoo´s founder. Badoo has become the largest network where users go to meet new people all over the world. Badoo has over 360 million registered users. 

The dating site Mamba is the most popular among dating sites in Russia. Bumble is a dating app that is woman-focused. Besides these dating sites, he enjoys cooking innovative recipes and two Michelin starred restaurants in London list the Sweet Onion Soup ‘Andrei Style’ created by him. So his passions and interests don’t stop at business!! Andrey Andreev has helped millions of users meet a wide range of people across the world with his innovative and user-friendly dating apps. He has been called the mobile cupid for putting finding the special someone at the fingertips of mobile device users across the world. 

 
Find some extra information about Andreev´s new projects at https://www.businessinsider.com/badoo-ceo-andrey-andreev-explains-his-passion-for-food-and-why-he-doesnt-enjoy-spending-more-than-1-hour-in-restaurants-2018-3

How Rebel Wilson’s Body Type Has Helped Her Career

 Rebel Wilson is an actress, writer, and producer who is from Sydney, Australia. She is a graduate of the Australian Theater for Young People who first gained attention in 2003 for her role on the comedy show “Pizza”. Other Australian comedies she had prominent roles in were “Bogan Pride” and “The Wedge”.

While she is known for being bold and brassy she was socially awkward growing up. In order to “develop a personality”, she entered “Tournament of Minds”. This was a high-school creative competition. By competing in this Rebel Wilson says she came out of her shell. She thanks her drama teacher Mrs. Bowmaker for encouraging her to enter this competition and says if it weren’t for that teacher she wouldn’t be where she now is. Read more: Isn’t Romantic Trailer – Hollywoodreporter and Pitch Perfect Star – Rebel Wilson Talks Clothing Line Hair Secrtes | Today

Her initial plan was to appear in dramas but people enjoyed laughing at her because of her weight. She thinks that people find it easier to laugh at larger women and so getting into comedy became her game plan. She now lives in West Hollywood and thinks she is the first female comedy actress to make it big in America.

When she first landed in the United States when she was 30, Rebel Wilson got the role of Brynn in “Bridesmaids”. This led to other big movie roles such as in “What to Expect When You’re Expecting” and “How to be Single”. Rebel Wilson also appearing in the “Pitch Perfect” movies where she played the part of Fat Amy. The first movie that she had a solo lead in was “Isn’t it Romantic” which came out in early 2019.

Rebel Wilson says that being unique has been a great thing for her career. The first time she met her agent he said that they didn’t have anybody like her as a client. Since 2010 she has been represented by William Morris Endeavor.

She has said that she doesn’t want to compete with the really gorgeous people that populate Hollywood. She’s all about being the brain and the heart instead of the great looks. She thinks being her body type has really helped her land roles.

However, being in Hollywood, she has tried to be healthy. She drinks green juices as people do there and she as tried to be gluten-free. She isn’t crazy, though, and eats ice cream and desert just like she always has. She also has an affinity for hot dogs.

Click on the links below to learn more about Rebel Wilson:

https://ew.com/movies/2018/10/31/rebel-wilson-isnt-it-romantic-trailer/
https://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2018/10/pitch-perfect-4-rebel-wilson

Chainsmokers Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart Make Sweet Music With The Help Of Social Media

Being a DJ is more than just a job. A DJ can do so much more and can do more than just spin albums in the clubs. For one particular duo, The Chainsmokers have shown what starting out as a DJ can really do. For the pair of guys, they were not life long friends who shared a school bus in the morning. They met as adults and the first moment that they met, they knew that together, they would make wonderful music together.

Andrew Taggart and Alex Pall of the Chainsmokers know what it is like to be on top of the world while traveling the world. For the band, they reached success and once they reached it, they stayed there. For nearly almost every month, the duo released a new song. With a level of success this large, how is there any way that someone or a band would be able to keep the momentum going? For the Chainsmokers, they still managed to keep it going.

The Chainsmokers opted to sit back and relax a little bit before releasing anything else. They wanted to take some time and explore the other side of things. For them, that meant thinking about what they wanted to get across to their fans and to explore what their fans were sharing with them. When they sat back and let it go, they learned pretty quickly how they were able to use their fans for their advantage.

Just like everyone else, the Chainsmokers use social media to stay up to date with things happening in the world. For them, this is also how they manage to keep their fans updated with the things they have going on. Through the use of social media, fans are able to upload videos of their kids singing along to the songs on the radio by their favorite artists, they can post video feeds of their kids are local championship games and so forth. For artists, they are able to post things to their fans that keep them involved in their day to day lives.

Using social media as a way to stay in touch is just one way to use it to your advantage. The other way is to listen to the things being said, witness things happening in the world and use that information to form something great. That is what the Chainsmokers did. By using the information that was readily available at their fingertips, they have been able to create a whole new set of singles for their fans. These singles will no doubt be more number one hits for the band.

https://genius.com/artists/Alex-pall