May 14, 2021

Day: May 14, 2021

Females told to ‘be quiet’ on transgender issue – ex-weightlifter

Former Olympic weightlifter Tracey Lambrechs says females are being told to “be quiet” when they complain about the fairness of transgender New Zealand athlete Laurel Hubbard competing in women’s competitions.

Hubbard is on track to become the first transgender athlete to compete at an Olympics after the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) modified qualifying requirements for the Tokyo Games on Wednesday.

The 43-year-old still has to satisfy the New Zealand Olympic Committee (NZOC) of her fitness and performance standards before selection for the team but the prospect she will compete in Tokyo has already raised hackles.

“I’m quite disappointed, quite disappointed

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Longtime Lewisburg jewelry store closing this summer | News

LEWISBURG — Wolf’s Jewelry, a staple storefront in downtown Lewisburg, closes this summer after 76 years in business.

Karen Baker is a staple at the store herself. She’s spent 42 years working there, including the past 10 as the owner/operator. Wolf’s closure comes as Baker’s chosen to retire.

“There used to be five jewelers in town and we are the last of the originals,” Baker said. “That’s why I’d kind of rather close than sell it because I’m the last.”

According to Baker, Wolf’s Jewelry opened in 1945. It was operated by Glenn O. Wolf, whose wife, Esther, helped run

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Pyer Moss to Present Collection During Haute Couture Fashion Week

Kerby Jean-Raymond attends the Christopher John Rogers front row during New York Fashion Week

Kerby Jean-Raymond is going to Paris. 

Pyer Moss will present a collection during Haute Couture Fashion Week as a guest member this summer, the Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode announced this week. (Every season, the organization invites fashion brands that don’t have the official haute couture qualification to present on its official schedule. In the past, those have included Proenza Schouler, Rodarte, Vetements, J.Mendel, AZ Factory.) Other guest members on the Fall 2021 lineup are: Aelis, Aganovich, Azzaro, Christophe Josse, Georges Hobeika, Imane Ayissi, Julie De Libran, Rahul

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Deviate Is the Genderless Fashion Label Fostering a Community in Detroit

When it comes to major fashion capitals, you may think of New York, London, Milan, and Paris—but sisters Cassidy and Kelsey Tucker want to add Detroit to that list. With their genderless label, Deviate, the duo hope to foster a fashion community in their growing, native city. “The fashion industry in Detroit is really nascent and budding,” says Cassidy. “We’re a city that’s so overlooked, but there’s this crackling creative energy here. That narrative doesn’t really get shared with those living outside of the city.”

In many ways, Detroit is on the rebound. Despite suffering an economic downturn and filing

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