Itano, Japan is home to roughly 15,000 people. One of the more notable to have once called the small island district home is Japanese musician Angela Aki.
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Our lives are surrounded by colours. We look up to a blue or grey sky; we might choose a brown or red couch; or we might own a white or black cat.
Europeans, especially the Italians and French, have mastered the art of wearing pastel colours while looking elegant and every inch a man. Where else can you see men wearing rose, mandarin and...
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Fashion designer Radha Nanda Rathke hopes lime green will become the next black.
Turn up the heat this spring/summer with bright blues, greens and pinks that will set you apart from the crowd.
Forget the old image of lai see, or red envelopes with greeting messages in front and a banknote inside. Modern lai see can be in gold, pink and even blue.
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Colour can enhance a room, set a mood and even alter the sense of space. And feel free to be bold and beautiful with the hues