Accidental discoveries that changed the world

Accidental discoveries that changed the world Penicillin was invented by Alexander Fleming in 1928, who halfway through an experiment with bacteria went on a  vacation, but left a petri dish in the lab sink. On his return, he found bacteria had grown all over the plate, except where the mould had formed. Penicillins are a…

Becca Cosmetics becomes a casualty of the pandemic

During lockdown is your make-up brushes are gathering dust with your favourite eye shadow palette. Covid19 is ruining the beauty industry as we have already what the pandemic has done to fashion retail with several shops disappearing from our high streets forever. Becca Cosmetics has become the first major beauty casualty of the pandemic, with…

Cultural Power of Clothing: Titillated by adapted Dress Codes

For centuries clothing has been a wearable status symbol, fashion, a weapon in struggles for social change; and dress codes, a way to maintain political control. A Woman in London, wear embroidered velvet boots, hair not seen a brush for days, and deconstructed jackets, while in America women wear sleek Armani or Donna Karan suit,…

The Third lockdown may cost UK £400million every working day

  The UK Lockdown could hit the borrowing balloon for the 2020/2021 financial year past £450 billion and predicts the latest coronavirus restrictions could cost the country £400 million every working day. Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a new £4.6 billion plan to help businesses through a new lockdown, including one-off top-up grants up to £9,…

Booming supermarkets amid pandemic

Britons under the pandemic and lockdown spent £11.7billion on groceries in the supermarkets. as trading leapt forward to 11.4 per cent to £32.7billion  over the 12 weeks to December 27, helped by delays at Dover and Brexit talks ushering consumers to do their Christmas shopping early with December 21, the busiest period as 15 million…

Pets at Home sold for nearly £1bn

Pets at Home. the specialist veterinary business has been sold to rival Linnaeus Group, the US Private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR) for £955m in a deal that hands its top directors, and co-investors, and founders ROI. The five sites being sold to Linnaeus which is part of Mars Petcare are Dick White Referrals…

Super rich  VIP have taken conspicuous consumption to new extremes

Associate sociology professor and former model, Ashley Mears’s entertaining study of the elite nightclub scene revealing the truth behind nightclubs from New York to Miami and the Riviera. Mears reveals how beautiful young women are used to boost the status of men million-dollar birthday parties, megayachts on the French Riviera. She conducted an ethnographic study…

Dyson Corrale

DYSON CORRALE HAIR STRAIGHTENERS MAKE THEIR DEBUT AT 447 OXFORD STREET LONDON W1C 2PR. There are three heats on these malleable hair straighteners – 165, 185 and 210. You can also use them to wave or ringlet hair.  They cost £400 but they seem to be the best on the market.  They were launched in…

New Scent of terror against the proposed Moscow perfume store

A team in Moscow has created a Putrid scent in a protest against plans for a perfume store in a historic building with a terrible past. The former military court saw thousands of people condemned to death during Stalin’s Great Terror in the 1930s. The Great Purges involving thousands of people with public trials of …