(Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images) NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 31: Actress Lena Dunham attends the off-Broadway opening night of 'Mike Birbiglia's My Girlfriend's Boyfriend' at the Barrow Street Theatre on March 31, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images) AUSTIN, TX - MARCH 12: Writer/Director/Actress Lena Dunham attends 'Girls' Greenroom Photo Op during the 2012 SXSW Music, Film + Interactive Festival at Paramount Theatre on March 12, 2012 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for SXSW) AUSTIN, TX - MARCH 12: Writer/Director/Actress Lena Dunham (L) and actor Alex Karpovsky attend 'Girls' Greenroom Photo Op during the 2012 SXSW Music, Film + Interactive Festival at Paramount Theatre on March 12, 2012 in Austin, Texas.
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More on Yahoo Shine: Guns Made into Jewelry Fight Violence with Style According to a 2011 Gallup poll, 23 percent of gun owners are womena stat thats up 13 percent from 2005. A quick web search turns up a large variety of ladies handbags designed to conceal weapons, but the new trend is fashionable apparel. Designer Sarah Church just presented an entire collection of gun-hiding garments at the second Firearms & Fashion Show in Chicago's Edison Park neighborhood. One hooded dress with a zipper down the front allows for quick-and-easy access to a gun holster. "This is a dress you could wear anywhere, anytime. You can use high heels to dress it up or boots to dress it down, Church told the Chicago Tribune .
With Fashion Protege, we have gone a step further by contributing to the development of the fashion industry in Nigeria. Mabutho adds that Nigerians are highly fashionable people and have garnered a reputation for being stylish. It is that vibrancy we hope to showcase. We also believe in nurturing the young and creating a platform for them to grow. Although Fashion Protege is not about searching for the next supermodel, you will recall that we started MNET Face of Africa here in 1998 and we worked with a lot of amazing fashion designers from Nigeria. It is because of the commitment to growing this sector that The British Council joined us in the project and sponsored one of the grand prizes, a trip to the London Fashion Weekend.
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A white satin eiderdown evening jacket, widely regarded as the first puffer coat, sits in the center of the room. This tribute continued far into the evening hours as the Red Carpet on the steps of The Metropolitan Museum of Art filled with both celebrities and designers who celebrated this legacy of fashion. It was truly a black tie affair with gowns reminiscent of James' era on beauties such as Sarah Jessica Parker, Zooey Deschanel, Blake Lively, Kate Mara, Sarah Silverman, Taylor Swift, Karlie Kloss, Charlize Theron, Beyonce' and many more. Michael Kors, Marc Jacobs, Oscar de la Renta are designers who were in attendance in honor of the great Charles James. Although the fascination, intrigue and magic of the evening came to a most stylish end, it is far from over. The 'Charles James: Beyond Fashion' exhibition is now open to the public until August 10, 2014.
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If my former boss calls me and needs to dress for State Department meetings with Beijing, I know how to dress her, or if shes going to the White House Correspondents Dinner, I know how to dress her, because Ive been in the environment. How can women dress appropriately without being dull? The key is to know what my company to avoid. For instance, anything that you would wear for a sexy date night with your husband or girlfriend, stay away from that. Play with hemlines and necklines and things.