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1 Bounipun and Nachiket Barve are the menswear and womenswear winners, respectively, of the 2016/17 International Woolmark Prize India, Pakistan & Middle East regional final. Barve used a mixture of felted applique, hand embroidery and digital print for his winning look. Designers Zubair and Renni Kirmani of brand Bounipun presented a three-piece look including 3D laser cutting and looping techniques. The finals will be held in January, in Paris. IANS
2 Ellen DeGeneres is set to add ‘eyewear designer’ to her list of professional accomplishments, after teaming up with fashion brand MODO on a collection of glasses. The host’s lifestyle brand ED is launching a series of designs, inspired by her personal style.
3 An ancient Roman prison, The Mamertine Prison, which boasts of saints as former inmates reopened after three years of excavation and painstaking restoration works.
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