Hermès reveals plans for Metaverse fashion shows, crypto, and NFTs

Luxury brand Hermès is laying the groundwork for its entrance to Web3 after filing a trademark application covering NFTs, cryptocurrencies, and the Metaverse. According to an Aug. 26 filing to the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), the trademark covers downloadable software to view, store and manage virtual goods, digital collectibles, cryptocurrencies, and NFTs “for use in online worlds.” It also filed trademarks for “retail store services featuring virtual goods” as well as fashion and trade shows in “online virtual, augmented or mixed reality environments” and for “providing an…

Top-Blocking Bears Travel To Utah Valley Tournament

VB8/31/2022 4:09 PM | By: Cal Athletics Cal Ranks Fourth In The Nation In Total Blocks BERKELEY – California volleyball (2-1) will compete at its second tournament of the young 2022 season this week with scheduled matches against Utah Valley (1-3) on Sept. 1 at 4:00 p.m. PT and Northern Arizona (1-2) on Sept. 2 at 1:00 p.m. PT, held at Lockhart Arena in Orem, Utah. “We came away from this past weekend with some good positives that we look to build on,” said head…

Top-Blocking Bears Travel To Utah Valley Tournament

VB8/31/2022 4:09 PM | By: Cal Athletics Cal Ranks Fourth In The Nation In Total Blocks BERKELEY – California volleyball (2-1) will compete at its second tournament of the young 2022 season this week with scheduled matches against Utah Valley (1-3) on Sept. 1 at 4:00 p.m. PT and Northern Arizona (1-2) on Sept. 2 at 1:00 p.m. PT, held at Lockhart Arena in Orem, Utah. “We came away from this past weekend with some good positives that we look to build on,” said head…

‘Liger’ opens average – Bollywood News UK

Dharma Productions‘ Liger starring Vijay Deverakonda, Ananya Panday, and American boxer Mike Tyson had an average opening at the UK Box Office. The film released  accross UK cinemas by DG Tech LTD in Telugu and Hindi on 26th August 2022. Liger opened in 95 locations, collecting a total of £97,189 from both versions, with a site average of £1,023. In Ireland, the film released by Akshaya Traders took an additional £4,989 from 6 locations with a site average of £832. The total weekend gross includes £69,129 from 91 previews. Telugu…

Hospitality preparing for football season as travel numbers surpass 2019

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (KBTX) – With football season around the corner, hotels are all hands on deck helping guests make the most of their stay in College Station. Busier than they’ve been used to in years, College Station hotels are starting to see pre-pandemic level bookings. “August was the best month we’ve seen in the last 10 years for the property. So really starting to see us mirror 2019 numbers, which is exciting,” the General Manager of the Hilton College Station and Conference Center, Bobby Dyer, said. Preparations for football…

Billings fashion designer headed to New York, Paris

BILLINGS – An Apsaalooke designer has come a long way from launching her fashion line from her sewing machine at her kitchen table. Angela Howe-Parrish is soon heading to the New York City fashion week and the Paris Indigenous Fashion week. All of this in a matter of months as she officially launched her business in May of this year. “It is a dream. It’s been a dream and I can’t believe it’s happening. When I got the letter I was crying,” said Howe-Parrish, designer, owner and founder of Choke…

Doggy Parton: Dolly Has Fashion Line for Dogs

Your dog works “9 to 5” being your best friend, so why not reward her with some fun, flashy accessories? Singer and style icon Dolly Parton, 76, just launched an Amazon-based canine fashion line called Doggy Parton that features clothes, toys, collars, leashes, and more. She announced this line on the Doggy Parton Instagram page Wednesday, August 31. The page also features an image of her “god-dog” Billy The Kid sporting a platinum blonde wig (which is, of course, part of the line) while being blow-dried by Dolly herself. Billy…

A Master Concession In Saudi Arabia Is A Timely Win For French Travel Retailer Lagardere

Medina’s landmark mosque is Islam’s second holiest shrine and a place of pilgrimage. (Photo/ Abid … [+] Katib/Getty Images) Getty Images Lagardère Travel Retail has won a master concession contract at Saudi Arabia’s fourth busiest airport and will take control of it at the end of the year, making the French global duty-free retailer the only one to have operations at all four of the country’s international air gateways. Incumbent retailer ATÜ Duty Free—a joint venture between Turkey’s Unifree (controlled by Germany’s Heinemann) and global airport operator TAV Airports—has held…

Extreme heat could possibly affect vehicles, travel plans

WEST SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — As a heat wave barrels into California, people brace for a sun beatdown. “I’m going to try to find somewhere cool, probably like a river or lake,” said Robert Benoit of North Sacramento. AAA says that before you travel, there are a few things that you need to keep in mind. “We see a spike in a big way over the summer,” said John Treanor, a AAA spokesperson. “Twenty-five percent increase in calls for roadside assistance.” AAA reports reasons for breakdowns include tire blowouts and dead…

Snap lays off one-fifth of its workforce after missing revenue and growth targets – TechCrunch

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