Articles by Olivia Benton

Samsung phones under safety recall

  Samsung has recently undergone the largest recall in the history of the smartphone industry, with a total of 2.5 million units of the new high-end smartphone, Galaxy Note 7, being recalled due to the phones catching fire.   This version of the smartphone was predicted to be the next big thing for the South…

Holliday becomes largest plus-size model to sign major contract

After years of stick-thin models monopolizing the fashion industry, it appears the standards are changing.   On Jan. 22, U.K.-based Milk Model Management announced a new partnership with plus-size model Tess Holliday. The Los Angeles-based model is the first of her size to be signed by a major modeling agency.   For most of her…

Harry Potter novels now with illustrations

Harry Potter fans can rejoice. Bloomsbury Publishing and Scholastic Corporation are set to release a new illustrated version based on the books. The new edition will hit shelves on Oct. 6, 2015, with color artwork by award-winning illustrator, Jim Kay.   The Harry Potter series, which was released in 1997, has always been considered children’s…

Tiffany’s engagement ad features same-sex couple

Tiffany & Co. is kicking off the New Year in a big way. For the first time ever, the company featured a same-sex couple in its spring engagement campaign. The high-end jeweler’s new ad campaign features the tag line “Will You,” with seven black and white images of couples.   However, an image of a…