Monthly Archives: October 2013

Vionnet may have been last in the running at Paris S/S ’14 Fashion Week, but a host of top models stuck around for the gig. Jessica Hart, Lily Donaldson, Lindsey Wixson and Edie Campbell walked alongside Miranda Kerr who’s second look reminded us a tad too much of Kylie Minogue – circa 2001’s Can’t Get You Out Of My Head release.

This paper studies recurring annual events potentially introducing seasonality into gold prices. We analyze gold returns for each month from 1980 to 2010 and find that September and November are the only months with positive and statistically significant gold price changes. This “autumn effect” holds unconditionally and conditional on several risk factors. We argue that the anomaly can be explained with hedging demand by investors in anticipation of the “Halloween effect” in the stock market, wedding season gold jewelery demand in India and negative investor sentiment due to shorter daylight time. The autumn effect can… Read Article →

Those higher testosterone levels may be behind why women have thicker waists relative to their hips -– that is, they’re less curvaceous — in the fall than at any other time of year, — found researchers at Simon Fraser University. (All the pumpkin pie doesn’t help the waistline, either). And yet — here’s the welcome news — men think women’s bodies appear more attractive in the cooler seasons, reported a study published in the journal Perception. One theory is that the testosterone rise makes guys more interested in sex, but there’s an even likelier cause:… Read Article →

This well-established must for the autumn calendar returns! Treat your senses to cookery, apple tastings, delicious produce stalls, enjoy family activities on the weekend – and don’t miss our special guest, celebrity chef James Martin (16 Oct). We look forward to seeing you there!

Some of the E-Media Division’s best students enter the program knowing how they want to end it with one of the paid internships Procter and Gamble offers in New York City. E-Media Division Head, Manfred Wolfram, got the P&G Productions Summer internship started 14 years ago. Each year two outstanding students receive $6,000 for this three-month internship working on P&G soap operas in New York.

Paris Fashion Week is a clothing trade show held semi-annually in Paris, France with Spring / Summer and Autumn / Winter events held each year. Dates are determined by the French Fashion Federation. Currently, Fashion Week is held in the Carrousel du Louvre, as well as at various other venues throughout the city. Paris Fashion Week is part of the Big 4 fashion weeks internationally, the others being London Fashion Week, Milan Fashion Week and New York Fashion Week. The schedule begins with New York, followed by London, and then Milan, and ending the events… Read Article →

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