VIDEO: Evolution of World Cup kits

first_imgPowerade VIDEO: From Tiny Shorts to Loose-Fitting Shirts: The Evolution of FIFA World Cup Kits Goal 23:04 6/18/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy james rodriguez wc 2014 Powerade World Cup Videos The World Cup has overseen a smorgasbord of kit trends, patterns and fads over the years, and Russia will be no different At the World Cup, nothing stands still, not least the kits worn by those competing in the biggest show on earth.The 1970’s saw football’s superstars wearing tiny shorts and cotton shirts, with Germany, Brazil and Argentina achieving glory in heavier kits than the ones sported in the modern age.It didn’t take long for designers to develop kits that would enhance players’ ability to flourish on the sport’s grandest stage. Editors’ Picks Out of his depth! Emery on borrowed time after another abysmal Arsenal display Diving, tactical fouls & the emerging war of words between Guardiola & Klopp Sorry, Cristiano! Pjanic is Juventus’ most important player right now Arsenal would be selling their soul with Mourinho move In the 1980’s and 1990’s, manufacturers started to make kits that were more comfortable for players to wear, with artificial polyester fabric replacing cotton as the material of choice for the likes of Mexico, Poland and Nigeria.The 2000’s saw loose-fitting shirts emerge as the new trend, with Argentina and France sporting more liberating, breathable jerseys.But a more shrunken look has reigned supreme in the 2010’s, with recyclable materials used in the making of recent kits.World Cup kits have evolved throughout the years. Which ones will be remembered from the extravaganza in Russia?last_img read more

Chinese Yards Take the Bulk of Last Weeks Bulker Orders

first_imgzoom Chinese shipbuilders have secured the majority of last week’s reported orders, bolstering further China’s status as a top shipbuilding nation.New Times Shipbuilding has won a contract for the construction of eight 63,000 dwt bulkers from Cyprus-based Frontmarine, according to Allied Shipping Research.The ships are slated for delivery in 2020 and are valued at USD 26.5 million apiece, pushing the total value of the deal to USD 212 million. The deal is said to include additional options.Qingdao Wuchuan Heavy Industries has been tied to an order for up to eight 86,000 dwt bulkers. Chinese owner Fujian Guohang Ocean is said to be behind the contract, which includes three firm ships and options for five newbuilds, Asiasis said.The trio is scheduled for completion in 2019 and is estimated to have fetched around USD 90 million in investment.South Korean counterpart Hyundai Heavy Industries has reportedly won an order for two 400,000 dwt bulkers from compatriot Hyundai Glovis, while Japanese yards, including Tsuneishi, Sasebo Heavy Industries, and Mitsui Engineering nabbed orders for one small bulker each.Separately, Chinese Chengxi Shipyard has been linked to an order for up to four 56,000 dwt tankers, placed by HK Kai Sheng International Shipping, data from Allied Shipping shows.Under the terms of the deal, the Chinese yard will build two tankers, scheduled for completion in 2019 and 2020 respectively. Two additional units are optional.The newbuildings are priced at around USD  30 million apiece.World Maritime News Stafflast_img read more

Get highlights of coffee hues on short bob cut hair

first_imgIt is the season to play with your hair and experiment with the haircuts like bobs, lob and blobs. Colour your tresses in hues of coffee, gold, and sun kissed highlights, suggest experts. Below mentioned are some of tips and trends:Spring is back and with the season we are keeping the style short and stylish with haircuts like bobs, lob and blobs which is a concoction of a bob and lob, styled with fringes and layers and more blunt cuts. Also Read – Add new books to your shelfThis season it is all going to be about short bobs or mid-length bobs with waves and fringes giving an altogether new feel to the look. The mix of the 1990s with a modern appeal can create a statement itself. Not just the trends are repeating but it is repeated with a twist of changes in colours or the texture of the hair.Balayage in the front-facing section is another new trend of colouring this spring. Caramel highlights is another go to trend this spring and people wanting to experiment bold trends can opt for colours like nirvana blonde. Also Read – Over 2 hours screen time daily will make your kids impulsiveColour with confidence, pick hues of coffee, gold, blonde, sun kissed highlights this season. It’s the perfect way to lighten up your locks and keep it cool. To combat the harsh impact of the rays of the sun, use hair care products and masks that will protect and nourish your mane. It is essential to get your hands-on products packed with UV protection especially coloured hair given that the sun can not only reduce moisture but cause hair colour to fade. Style your hair with products that will retain moisture in your hair, and not strip your hair of its natural oils. Make sure you use styling products that will make you shine right through the summer season.Wear your hair in careless random waves and curls, works very well in the scorching heat. Then you need not worry about straightened hair getting wavy due to the sweat and grime. You can have luscious locks all along the way.last_img read more