Dear make-up lovers, ‘soft lips’ is the new beauty trend on international catwalks

Gone are the razor-sharp lip lines of old – this season is all about a less precise outline, resulting in more of a highly-pigmented stain, with slightly blurry edges for a sweeter, more ‘lived-in’ look. It could be seen at Missoni, where the strawberry-hued lip colour was smeared lightly across the lip line, and at Chanel, where a … Read more Dear make-up lovers, ‘soft lips’ is the new beauty trend on international catwalks

Soft loans give Bangladesh RMG factory owners a hard time

The readymade garment factory owners in Bangladesh are having a hard time getting sufficient loans for remediation work at their factories. Even the soft loans they do get from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (Jica), they are unable to make the most of it because they have to take it at 9 to 10 per … Read more Soft loans give Bangladesh RMG factory owners a hard time

Soft shoe diplomacy: Obama dances the tango at Argentine state dinner

President Barack Obama has made headlines for unexpectedly crooning a song or two in public since coming to the White House. Now he can add dancing the tango to his list of hidden talents. At the end of a state dinner in Buenos Aires with Argentine President Mauricio Macri on Wednesday, Obama and his wife, … Read more Soft shoe diplomacy: Obama dances the tango at Argentine state dinner