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2014-07-30 23:14:58

Forbes Living features stylish, trend-setting, and interchangeable MICHE handbags and accessories. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 The producers of Forbes Living are excited to announce that MICHE handbags and accessories will be featured in an upcoming segment as part of their "Luxury Living" series. The show is hosted by Forbes Riley, an award-winning TV host in the D2C industry, author, entrepreneur, mother and one of the nation’s leading health and wellness...

2014-07-30 23:11:13

With digital strategies in its infancy and the Fashion Industry leading online sales, Fashion Digital UK addressed these opportunities and determined what drives a customer to buy online. (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Over 350 e-commerce leaders – from the largest brands to innovative and disruptive start-ups – attend Fashion Digital to discuss how the British Fashion industry must evolve its digital strategies in order to increase revenues and customer base both in the UK and on a global...

2014-07-30 16:21:26

Loeber Motors provides useful budgeting tools to help GLA-Class shoppers budget for new model LINCOLNWOOD, Ill., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- While there are a lot of expectations surrounding all 2015 Mercedes-Benz models, none are getting as much attention as the all-new Mercedes-Benz GLA. Expected to arrive at Hoffman Estates Mercedes-Benz dealer Loeber Motors in the coming weeks, consumers interested in the all-new crossover now have concrete pricing figures straight from...

2014-07-30 12:32:15

SEATTLE, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seattle-based Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE: JWN) announced today plans to open a Nordstrom Rack at The Center at Rancho Niguel in Laguna Niguel, Calif. The approximately 29,500-square-foot store is scheduled to open in spring 2015. The property is owned and managed by Buie Stoddard Group. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130222/SF64843 The new Rack will move into a space formerly occupied by Loehmann's and join tenants such as Ethan Allen, BevMo!...

2014-07-30 12:29:57

Silva to be honored along with 79 of his fellow classmates at KGI School of Pharmacy White Coat Ceremony on August 23 CLAREMONT, Calif., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmacy is not Antonio Silva's first career, but he is certain it will be his last. In the past, the 34-year-old Riverside, California, resident has served in the U.S. Marine Corps and owned and operated his own small business. However, he could never forget what he was really passionate about?science, medicine and,...

2014-07-29 23:11:53

Recently, Stwd.co.uk, a distinguished online supplier of special occasion outfits, has released its new collection of evening dresses. As a summer special offer, all these new items are available at discounted prices, from 30 to 70 percent off. (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Recently, Stwd.co.uk, a distinguished online supplier of special occasion outfits, has released its new collection of evening dresses. As a summer special offer, all these new items are available at discounted prices, from 30...

2014-07-29 20:22:51

Sponsored by Pantene Pro-V, Olay and Crest MIAMI, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Televisa Publishing celebrated their annual high-end beach fashion show Cosmo Summer Splash. The event was held this year in the high-end luxury hotel SLS South Beach. The pages of the magazine came to life as the coveted publication shared the hottest trends in fashion and beauty from its July/August edition. This year's Cosmo Summer Splash show featured everything a Cosmo "IT" Girl should have. The...

2014-07-29 16:29:33

Television Personality and Style Maven Angela Simmons to Represent Beautiful Textures, the Leading Innovator in Hair Care for Women of Color SAVANNAH, Ga., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Strength of Nature Global, LLC, the leading innovator in hair care for women of color, today announced television personality and style maven Angela Simmons as Brand Ambassador for their Beautiful Textures(TM) line that caters to the needs of women of women with natural hair. Beautiful Textures...

2014-07-29 12:29:15

Bandsintown To Power The 21 City Tour Via Social Media and Mobile To Drive Fan Attendance NEW YORK, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Martens AirWair USA is proud to announce its first U.S. #STANDFORSOMETHING tour headlined by NYC indie rock band Drowners. Continuing the brand's success in celebrating the free-thinking individuals who wear Dr. Martens, the tour will take an exciting live act into intimate venues across the country giving music lovers the chance to experience...

2014-07-28 23:10:20

U.S. Athlete 63, Wins IPSF 2014 World Pole Sports Championship in London, England Los Angeles, Calif., July 27, 2014 - (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Greta Pontarelli, 63, won her third world title in 12 months by earning the Masters Champion title at the World Pole Sports Championships in London on July 20, proving that age is no obstacle for this athlete. She is the only U.S. competitor to qualify, place and win at the event hosted by the International Pole Sports Federation (IPSF). Over 150...


Latest Culture Reference Libraries

Afrikaner Cattle
2014-07-04 09:22:53

The Afrikaner is a hardy breed of cattle native to South Africa. It is also known as Afrikander and in Afrikaans it is known as the Afrikanerbees. It is part of the Sanga type cattle. In 1652, large herds of Sanga cattle were rounded up by the Khoikhoi of the Dutch Cape Colony. The Afrikaner were used by the colonists for meat and milk and Boers used them as draft animals to pull wagons on the Great Trek. They have been bred with other cattle types for their fertility, docility and...

Tolfetano Horse
2014-07-03 13:02:31

The Tolfetano is a breed of horse that originated in the Lazio region of Italy. The development of the breed was believed by some to be from crossing the Mongolian horse with native stock. Others believe it derived from crossing native horses with Barb and Spanish breeds. Originally, the breed was known as Maremmano, but when Thoroughbred blood was introduced, the Tolfetano became a separate breed. There are 15 breeds indigenous to Italy and the Tolfetano is one that is recognized by...

Soviet heavy draft horse
2014-06-25 14:10:37

The Soviet Heavy Draft is a breed of horse originating in Russia in the late 1800s and the modern breed established by the 1940s. The horse was developed by crossbreeding native mares with imported Belgian stallions. By 1936, three breeding centers were established, Pochinkovsk, Mordovian and Gavrilovo-Posad. Other breeding centers branched off of these and in 1952 the Soviet Heavy Draft was officially recognized as a heavy draft breed. The average height of the breed is 60.4 inches and...

Pleven Horse
2014-06-25 13:07:23

The Pleven is a breed of horse officially recognized in 1951. The breed was developed in the Klementina stud - the Georgi Dimitrov Agricultural Center - in Bulgaria. Arabian and Thoroughbred horses were crossbred to form the Pleven. It has mostly Anglo-Arab blood, but Gidran stallions were added into the development of today’s breed. It is bred throughout Bulgaria with efforts to increase its size to become an international sporting horse. The head has a straight profile and the neck is...

Basuto-Pony
2014-04-10 09:46:37

The Basuto Pony  is a breed from South Africa improved from the bloodline of Arabian and Persian horses. In 1653, four horses were imported to South Africa from the Dutch East India Trading Company. The exact breed of them is unknown, but may have been either Arabian or Persian. The original horse became the Cape Horse which could possibly also be the Basuto, but with the cross breeding of Arabian and other breeds the Basuto Pony remained small and the Cape grew larger. Because of the...

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