March 4, 2021

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Kate Hudson On Family Politics & Why Hollywood Needs More Women

You of course know her for a recent Golden Globes nomination, the timeless role of Penny Lane in Almost Famous (2000) or starring opposite Matthew McConaughey in How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003), but off set, Kate Hudson has been a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) for more than two years.

The Oscar-nominated actress has supported the organisation’s work to end world hunger since 2015. This is when she first joined Michael Kors’ Watch Hunger Stop Campaign, which raises funds for WFP’s school-meals programme, taking her to rural Cambodia to

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Does America Need A Fashion Czar?

Current media is buzzing with a novel idea put forward by Dr. Elizabeth Segran in a commentary that was published by Fast Company Magazine, calling for the creation of a new senior-level position within Biden-world. The concept would create a Fashion Czar that would target improvements to the environment and humanity on behalf of the fashion industry. The article’s title is: “President Biden, appoint a fashion czar!”

It was not entirely clear from the context of

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Best Jewelry at the 2021 Golden Globes in Photos

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There were a lot of questions about how the 78th annual Golden Globes would play out as a virtual ceremony, but whether or not the jewelry would be fabulous was not one of them. After all, a computer screen is essentially a frame, and the actors delivered with fantastic earrings, necklaces, brooches, and headpieces. Traditionally, the Golden Globes, hosted by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA), is held in early January, but this year, it was on February 28. Not only were we ready to applaud all of the movies and films that have kept us entertained (and relatively

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The New Names to Know From London Fashion Week’s Fall 2021 Season

“We know anywhere can be a runway if your mind has something to walk down it.” These were the words spoken by poet, performer, model, and trans visibility activist Kai-Isaiah Jamal in the touching performance that opened the fall 2021 season of London Fashion Week. Reduced to mere pixels, this coed fashion week looked very different to the usual spectacle that overwhelmed the streets of the city just one year ago, pre-COVID-19. Gone are the days where poised editors swoon out of a London Fashion Week–branded Mercedes to take seats among photographers, while fashion students dressed to the nines plead

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Brooklyn-Based Designer on Her Brand and Fashion’s Future

Sade Mims’ pieces for her brand EDAS are more than just accessories.

“I grew up in an artist environment,” she explained. “My father had me in art classes since I was a kid, and sculpting and drawing and all that. So I think that that was my first thing, so I create and design with that in mind.”

The 29-year-old took part in New York Fashion Week. Her sustainably-made leather bags were on display at the Black in Fashion Council’s showroom at Spring Studios.

The council works towards the advancement of Black people in the fashion community.

“Black creatives, Black

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Paris Fashion Week: How to watch the virtual shows

Written by Fiona Sinclair Scott, CNN

While the novel coronavirus was the talk of the town in Paris during the womenswear shows this time last year, nobody could have predicted that it would continue to define fashion’s seasonal calendar twelve months later.

But Paris Fashion Week’s eight day schedule, which opened on Monday, consists of mostly digital videos and livestreams in lieu of people-packed runway shows. It is the new normal for a world that has been turned on its head.

From manufacturing supply chains to sales, all aspects of the fashion industry’s modus operandi has been challenged due to

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Women potters of North Georgia step out of the long shadow cast by men

The Folk Pottery Museum of Northeast Georgia in Sautee celebrates these late-blooming artisans with an exhibit called “The Men Won’t Tell Us Anything” that runs through July. It features the handiwork of Davies along with 11 female potters born between 1890 and 1940.

“These are the older generation,” says museum director Anna-Louise Calliham, noting that about half of them are deceased, and the others are octogenarians. “Next January we plan to feature women potters born from 1950 on.”

Mildred Meaders' "Devil Politician" face jug.
Courtesy of William M. House

Mildred Meaders’ “Devil Politician” face jug.
Courtesy of William M. House

Credit: William M. House

Credit: William M. House

Among the potters

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Fashion hits and misses from the 2021 Golden Globes | Gallery


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Harry Winston Facts – History of Harry Winston Jewelers

Harry Winston’s obsession with diamonds was so great that he carried important stones, some worth millions, in his pockets—just for the pleasure of keeping them nearby. He handled the world’s most legendary diamonds, from the Hope and Lesotho to the Jonker. That tradition continues today under the house’s owner Nayla Hayek, who has proven she has that same passion—and buying power—for the world’s rarest jewels. Today, she unveiled the Winston Pink Legacy, an 18.96 fancy vivid pink diamond ring, on what would have been Mr. Winston’s 125th birthday.

Hayek purchased the stone at a Christie’s auction in November 2018

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