Included in the find at the Lamsdorf POW camp now in Łambinowice were doctor's needles, a fragment of a razor, as well as underwear and uniform buttons, metal utensils, and cast-iron elements of heating stoves.
The unique cloth paintings, composed of recycled materials from car factories, sewing workshops, upholstery warehouses and second hand clothes shops, include depictions of Vermeer’s ‘Girl with the Pearl Earring’, Van Gogh’s ‘Sunflowers’, a self-portrait of Frida Kahlo, and Da Vinci’s ‘Lady with an Ermine’.
Sixty percent of Poles have reduced their shopping budgets, a 20 percentage-point rise year on year, a survey by the UCE research pollster and Grupa Blix revealed on Friday.
National Tax Administration (KAS) officers in the northern Polish province of Kujawsko-Pomorskie have seized 10,000 counterfeit branded items worth PLN 10 million (EUR 2.09 million), a KAS spokesperson has told PAP.
The studio belonging to model-turned designer Grażyna Hase was a key part of Warsaw’s bohemian scene during the Polish People's Republic (PRL), and a critical innovator of Polish fashion design.
Sergeant Kamil Bartosiński who has been working in the police for seven years calls the people he helps his ‘wards’ and he has befriended many of them, helping whenever they need it.
Fifty seven percent of Poles prefer to shop online, 21 percent of them buying on the web more than once a week, a survey by the ARC Rynek i Opinia pollster has shown.
Poles bought a record number of products under the Fairtrade brand last year, with coffee and chocolate topping the shopping list, the Fairtrade Foundation stated in a report published on Thursday.
After wowing judges at international fashion shows, Joanna Galica-Dorula’s intricate handmade designs have now been snapped up by high-end Warsaw boutique Petite Maison and have become a hit with celebrities including former Miss Poland Paulina Krupinska.
Recalling her 1989 triumph on this day 31-years ago, Aneta Kręglicka takes a walk down memory lane.