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. As of the 2002 census, the Štip municipality alone had a population of about 47,796. Štip is the largest textile production center in the country; Center of the fashion industry in Macedonia, as well as the location of the sole public university in eastern Macedonia, Goce Delčev University of Štip. The city of Štip is the seat of Štip Municipality. Geography and climate thumb 210px left Snow-covered Otinja river (File:Снежна река во Штип.jpg) The city is located

is the center of the country’s textile and fashion industry. Formerly the home of such industrial giants in Former Yugoslavia like the Cotton Industry "Makedonka" - Štip, with its enormous suburban campus, and the Fashion Industry "Astibo". From their ashes many private mini-factories were created, mostly by former managers in the socialist giants, which employ most of the women in town today, fashion and textile still being the core skills of the city population, as maintained by the educational system. Some of the larger private textile and fashion houses in Štip are: Albatros, Beas-S, Kit–Go Teks, Gracija, Modena, Mavis, Maksima, LARS, Briteks, Stipko, Stip-teks, Longurov, Vivendi, D&A, Amareta, Anateks, Angroteks, EAM, Milano, Vabo, Zogori, Metro Premier, Tekstil Invest-Denim, Tekstil Logistik and Eskada. Government The current mayor of Štip is Ilčo Zahariev (

Santa Cruz de la Sierra

years. It also has the country's largest airport, making it an ideal city for trade shows, international events and investments. It is noteworthy that in Santa Cruz there is considerable investment in the construction sector (office buildings and houses), business (large supermarket chains and mass consumption centers), the health sector (high-tech private clinics), the fashion industry, national and international shows, agribusiness, hospitality and cuisine (highly developed), not to mention


Carnival held annually, is the event that showcased Surakarta as the center of Javanese batik art as well as the center of creative fashion industry based upon batik. Surakarta is also famous for staging some international music festivals such as Kereta Kencana World Music Festival (formerly Solo International Ethnic Music Festival), Solo Keroncong Festival, and metal (Heavy Metal Music) music festival Rock In Solo. Notable people from Surakarta *Agung Setyabudi, football player

South Beach

Before the days of ''Miami Vice'', South Beach was considered a very poor area with a very high rate of crime. Today, it is considered one of the wealthiest and most prosperous commercial areas on the beach. Despite this, poverty and crime still exist in some isolated places surrounding the area. MSNBC: South Beach: Life imitates art, quite vicely In 2009, Natalie O'Neill of the ''Miami New Times'' said, "Until the 1980s, Miami Beach was a peculiar mix of criminals, Cubans, and little old ladies. Then the beautiful people moved in." O'Neill, Natalie. "Gays leave unfriendly South Beach for Fort Lauderdale." ''Miami New Times''. January 12, 2010. 1. Retrieved on January 15, 2010. In the late 1980s, a renaissance began in South Beach, with an influx of fashion industry professionals moving into the area. In 1989, Irene Marie purchased the Sun Ray Apartments (famous for the chainsaw scene in ''Scarface (Scarface (1983 film))'') and opened Irene Marie Models - the first international full-service modeling agency in Florida. Many of the large New York-based agencies soon followed. Thomas Kramer is credited with starting the construction boom in South Beach, driving the gentrification of the area. It is now a popular living destination for the wealthy. Condominium units in the upscale high rises sell for millions. There are a number of vocal critics of the developments. The high-rise and high-density buildings are derided as a "concrete jungle". However, even critics concede that the development has changed the area into a pedestrian friendly, low-crime neighborhood. Jeanne B. Pinder. "Developer Spends $45 Million on Miami Real Estate." THE JOURNAL RECORD . 1993. HighBeam Research


. For the duration of World War II, Dior, as an employee of Lelong — who labored to preserve the French fashion industry during wartime for economic and artistic reasons — designed dresses for the wives of Nazi officers and French collaborators, as did other fashion houses that remained in business during the war, including Jean Patou, Jeanne Lanvin, and Nina Ricci (Nina Ricci (brand)). Jayne Sheridan, ''Fashion, Media, Promotion: The New Black Magic'' (John Wiley & Sons

, 2010), page 44 Yuniya Kawamura, ''The Japanese Revolution in Fashion'' (Berg Publishers, 2004), page 46. As quoted in the book, Lelong was a leading force in keeping the French fashion industry from being forcibly moved to Berlin, arguing, "You can impose anything upon by force, but Paris couture cannot be uprooted, neither as a whole or in any part. Either it stays in Paris or it does not exist. It is not within the power of any nation to steal fashion creativity

, for not only does it function quite spontaneously, also it is the product of a tradition maintained by a large body of skilled men and women in a variety of crafts and trades." Kawamura explains that the survival of the French fashion industry was critical to the survival of France, stating, "Export of a single dress by a leading couturier enabled the country to buy ten tons of coal, and a liter of perfume was worth two tons of petrol" (page 46). While her brother dressed


that Chachmei Lublin (Chachmei Lublin Yeshiva) was still struggling to pay off. Eventually it was decided to give it to Rabbi Shapiro. After all the protracted negotiation that went on to get Rabbi Shapiro into this position, he died three days after being appointed Chief Rabbi. A '''fashion week''' is a fashion industry event, lasting approximately one week, which allows fashion designers, brands or "houses" to display their latest collections in runway shows and buyers and the media


, Punjabi (Punjabi language) and English which span from current affairs to general infotainment. Lahore is recognised as one of the nation's important fashion capitals, along with Karachi. Most of the fashion industry of Pakistan is based in Lahore. It has been home to numerous fashion artists and designers, such as Hassan Sheheryar Yasin, Karma, Qasim Yar Tiwana, Khawar Riaz and many others designers. Many models of Pakistan also belong

grounds, facing the international models. In the Fashion industry internationally, Pakistani Fashion models are making their prominent position. Pakistani Fashion Models Lahore is also home to important fashion institutions such as Pakistan Institute of Fashion and Design and the Lahore School of Fashion Design. Latest Fashion Lahore Pakistan Architecture

Reading, Berkshire

;ref name "telegraph" She also worked in the fashion industry.

Knoxville, Tennessee

title With 'Falling Down,' Director Savors A New Success first Bernard last Weinraub date March 3, 1993 accessdate May 6, 2010 Schumacher studied at Parsons The New School for Design and The Fashion Institute of Technology in New York. Joel Schumacher Biography at Yahoo! Movies After first working in the fashion industry, he realized his true love was in filmmaking. He moved out to Los

Faroe Islands

, particularly within the fashion industry as jumpers are now sold in places such as Harrods. Lace knitting is a traditional handicraft. The most distinctive trait of Faroese lace shawls is the center back gusset shaping. Each shawl consists of two triangular side panels, a trapezoid-shaped back gusset, an edge treatment, and usually shoulder shaping. These are worn by all generations of women particularly in relation to the Traditional faroese costume as an over garment. Faroese national

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