According to Time, traffic on Raoul’s website also increased six-fold in a day . “We had a lot of requests, so we quickly looked at what fabrics we had left and put the outfit back in stores. They sold out as well,” Mrs. Benjamin added. Suhaimi Abdullah | WireImage | Getty Images Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge greets members of the public in Singapore as part of the Diamond Jubilee tour in 2012. From Singapore to international Raoul, the brainchild of Odile and her husband, Douglas Benjamin, started off 12 years ago with a niche focus on men’s shirts. After noticing an unexpected female following, the fashion label, owned by Singapore-listed retail group FJ Benjamin, launched its first women’s line in 2005.
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The Italian, looking to become the sixth man to win all three grand tours, snatched his fourth stage win by easing away from the group of favorites early in the final ascent to Hautacam, a 13.6-km climb at an average gradient of 7.8 per cent. France’s Thibaut Pinot was second, 1:10 behind, and Poland’s Rafal Majka finished third two seconds further back to secure the polka http://www.chicemma.com dot jersey for the mountain classification. Pinot is now second overall, 7:10 behind Nibali with another Frenchman, Jean-Christophe Peraud, in third at 7:23 off the pace. Spain’s Alejandro Valverde could not respond to Pinot’s attack and slipped to fourth overall, 7:25 behind Nibali. View gallery Race leader Astana team rider Vincenzo Nibali of Italy climbs to Hautacam to win the 145.5km 18th st Only a crash or a disaster in Saturday’s final time trial can prevent Astana rider Nibali from adding to his 2010 Vuelta and 2013 Giro d’Italia titles. Pinot, Peraud and Valverde are likely to fight for the remaining places on the podium. Nibali’s only scare in the 18th stage, a 145.5-km trek from Pau, came when he hit a careless spectator who was on the side of the road midway through the final ascent.
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Terance, a lifelong resident of Lorain, taught himself to sew and started an independent fashion line in 2007. He previously has done shows in Akron, Cleveland and Elyria and said he tries to base his shows off of those that are held in top markets like New York City. Terance said what started out as a yearning to do something fun soon turned into a dream to create a fashion landscape in the local area after his friends started asking him for his pieces to wear. In 2008, Terance held his first show in the alley behind the former Uncle Vics Nightclub in Elyria. That was when I was into my first year of designing, Terance said.