When influencer Jacques Slade took to his YouTube channel to unveil a pair of “slave-made” sneakers, the video — and the social media campaign it was promoting — went viral.
Now, the shoes have made it to the auction circuit, with the Phillips Collection hosting its “Tongue + Chic” summer exhibition in New York City until Aug. 31, when it will sell the custom-made kicks online with all proceeds benefitting the Thomson Reuters Foundation’s anti-slavery initiatives.
Created by Dominic Chambrone, also known as the Shoe Surgeon, the mid-top sneakers boast leather, sue...more
First there was fintech. Now there are financial institutions going completely digital and embracing open banking systems.
Hungary’s MKB Bank — one of the country’s largest — just revamped its entire tech system. Notably, it went fully digital with the Oracle Flexcube banking solution, an Oracle spokesman revealed.
“It is not every day that a historically conservative medium-sized player commits its resources to modernizing its systems, changing its culture and taking a leap towards digitalization,” said Ádám Balog, CEO at MKB Bank.
But the bank’s transformation may prove to be key.
Throughout her long reign, Britain’s Queen Elizabeth has stayed far removed from the political fray as her position as constitutional monarch dictates.
But some eagle-eyed royal watchers believe Her Majesty sent a subtle political message with her choice of brooches during U.S. President Donald Trump’s visit to the U.K. last week. On the day of Trump’s arrival in England on July 12, the Queen adorned her silk leaf-print dress with a small green flower brooch given to her by none other than former U.S. President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, with whom she developed a personal friendship ...more
How Buffalo Funds' Elizabeth Jones uses a doctor's training to find long-term winners that are helping her $2 billion in assets fund trounce the stock market.
For all the delight in the Kremlin at the successful outcome of President Vladimir Putin’s summit with Donald Trump, there’s also a sober realization that their budding friendship may be undone by snowballing allegations that Russia helped elect the U.S. leader.