Alina Somova, was born in St. Petersburg, Russia. Somova graduated from the prestigious Vaganova Academy in 2003, and was hired by the Kirov Ballet. Her focus is primarily the political realm “it feels like my way of participating in the political process,” she says of her food based projects. But she does occasionally veer into other spheres. Her portrait of Vogue editor Anna Wintour, for instance, renders the fashion icon’s trademark dark sunglasses in roe, which “felt like a chic material,” Garfinkel says..
Apple Computer Inc. CEO Steve Jobs gestures beside a Windows logo Thursday, Oct. 16. Christian Louboutin shoes coveted by ordinary women and celebritiesBut each shoe is a feat of custom engineeringSoles are specially cushioned for extra comfortHeels can reach 6.5 inches, but designer says the sky is the limitChristian Louboutin is the Parisian shoe designer whose skyscraper heels are coveted by women all over the world, and eulogized in popular culture by the likes of Jennifer Lopez, who sings a song about them.But behind each trademark red soled shoe is a feat of custom engineering. “The heel is engineering in itself,” said the sought after designer in his Paris atelier. “This little thing that supports the human weight has to have a precise balance.”The materials needed to create the perfect shoe include wood lasts a shoemaker’s mould in the shape of a human foot and supporting metal stems that are inserted into heels, which can measure up to 6.5 inches, to ensure that the wearer doesn’t topple over.”If you just look at the heel, you are immediately going to see that if there was not the (right) engineering), it would break,” the designer told CNN.”If it is not exactly inside the center of gravity position, inside the gravity line, the weight would make you flip out behind, or the weight would make you break the heel and (fall forwards),” he said.But even with heels measuring just two inches, these metal points still need to be inserted into the heel to perfect the balance of the wearer.”I wouldn’t say it is an art,” he said, but does admit that “it is complicated.”Louboutin was born in Paris in 1964 and was drawn to footwear from an early age.
EVANSVILLE, Ind. Officials say two bodies were discovered in the basement of a home that exploded in an Evansville neighborhood Tuesday morning. In the 1700 block of Hercules Avenue. 4. Baking SodaThis is best done before a shower or bath and is mostly recommended for a body treatment because it can be harsh on the skin due to the alkalinity. It does work, however, and if you want to have beautiful, clear shoulders for summer, I do recommend trying this once every two weeks or so..