July 16, 2021

Day: July 16, 2021

Men die at a higher rate from COVID than women. So why are they less likely to take the vaccine?

Kelley Perkins rolled up her sleeve with no hesitation when the COVID-19 vaccine was first made available to health care workers last December.

The 32-year-old worked as a traveling nurse in the Houston area at the time and was posted at St. Joseph’s Medical Center near downtown. In the intensive care unit, she saw the virus devastate family after family when their loved ones died.

But her experience as a nurse isn’t the only reason she was ready to take the vaccine.

“I believe in evidenced-based medicine, and I believe public health is a social issue,” Perkins said. “For us

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Influenced: ‘Vogue’ Editors on Finding Fashion Inspiration in Their Colleagues

After more than a year of remote work, the time has finally come for Vogue staffers to emerge from our homes and step, however cautiously, back into the office. While it may take us a few weeks to reacclimate to the nuances of elevator etiquette, I know I’m not the only one who’s been looking forward to the return of spontaneous conversation, in-person meetings, and—perhaps most importantly—office style inspiration.

From an assortment of eye-catching summer dresses to one surprisingly chic silicone phone case, the pieces currently dominating Vogue’s offices serve as an endless source of sartorial discovery—especially right now,

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Georgia woman charged with stealing $1 million in jewelry from dates

A woman accused of stealing more than a million dollars worth of jewelry during dates has turned herself in.

Atlanta police say Shirley Paul Reyes Azambuya stole jewelry during a date and hotel rendevous in June.

Investigators believe they’ll be able to show in court a pattern of past incidents. with all of the victims being men around the age of just 23.

A Fulton County

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Fifth Avenue is hosting New York Fashion Week this year

New York Fashion Week is making its way to one of NYC’s most iconic fashion districts for the first time this year.

The Fifth Avenue Association is hosting NYFW events at a three-story building at 608 Fifth Avenue, which will be transformed into runway, presentation and activation space for designers and brands alike.

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With state-of-the-art lighting, staging and sound, it will serve as the perfect canvas for each designer’s vision, the Association says.

“We are thrilled to welcome New York Fashion Week to Fifth Avenue as we celebrate and support one of the

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Phoebe Philo Is Returning to Fashion With Her Own Brand

Listen? Do you hear that? It is the intake of breath after thousands of women’s fashion prayers are finally answered. Phoebe Philo, the patron saint of dressing for the female gaze, the designer whose work convinced Joan Didion to pose for an ad and turned her customers into groupies, is returning to business. On her own terms.

Three and a half years after leaving her last post as artistic director of Celine, Ms. Philo, 48, is finally putting her name where her aesthetic is, and introducing (yes) Phoebe Philo, an independent clothing and accessories line. Though it will be partially

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League x Louis Vuitton. 100 Thieves x Gucci. Video game fashion is a big business.

In the first few months of 2019, representatives from Riot Games and Louis Vuitton were introduced to one another, and they started to talk about esports. A sense of curiosity flourished, and over time, conversations snowballed into a landmark collaboration. As well as physical and digital Louis Vuitton clothing capsules, the atelier created a branded travel case for the “League of Legends” Summoner’s Cup, the $2.2 million prize for the most-watched esports tournament on the planet, Worlds. The branded trophy was put on display at the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

From the outside, the two may have seemed strange

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