February 13, 2021

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Halle Berry slams child support ‘extortion’ | Entertainment

Halle Berry has branded her child support payments “extortion” in an apparent swipe at Gabriel Aubry.

The 54-year-old actress was ordered to pay the 44-year-old model $16,000 a month in 2014 to help with their daughter Nahla, now 12, and she has suggested she doesn’t think the payments are “reasonable” and called for both parents to take financial responsibility for their children.

Earlier in the week, Halle had shared a meme on Instagram which read “women don’t owe you s***”, attracting a lot of comments from her followers.

And in response, the ‘Cloud Atlass’ actress – who didn’t mention Gabriel

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Fashion Greats at Home: Thom Browne Is “Focusing On What Can Be Done”

Like most creative industries, the fashion industry has taken a huge hit during the coronavirus pandemic—and some of the biggest names in fashion are no exception. With a new year beginning and the end of the pandemic in sight, Vanity Fair is catching up with 12 fashion greats, as they recommend their go-to items for quarantine, and their hopes for the year to come.

“I am focused on looking forward to the new year, especially focusing on what can be done and forgetting about what cannot…” Thom Browne told Vanity Fair late last year. It had been a busy

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Cierra Boyd’s Friskmegood promotes sustainability through fashion

Using bold and flamboyant styles Cierra Boyd is creating a legacy of her own in world of fashion.

CLEVELAND — We’ve all the heard the saying, “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.” But for 25-year-old Cierra Boyd, it’s not just a saying. She’s made a living out of it.

Boyd is the owner of Friskmegood Inc, a clothing line dedicated to mixing bold and flamboyant designs with upcycling and sustainability.

“It’s basically using materials, that have already been produced, already been created, already made their mark on fast fashion in the industry,” explains Boyd.

With limited access to

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The Black in Fashion Council’s NYFW Showroom Will Spotlight 16 Designers

“I am really excited that we are expanding this partnership because it still feels like such a weird time to be creative, especially for a young designer,” said Lindsay Peoples Wagner, BIFC cofounder and editor of The Cut. “Something that I’m personally passionate about is making sure that the next generation of designers has the support and resources that they need, specifically people of color creators in the industry really getting that access to resources.”

Jewelry by Third CrownPhoto: Courtesy of Third Crown

After last season’s showroom at NYFW, Peoples Wagner and her BIFC cofounder Sandrine Charles were flooded

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Capitol insurrectionists called Nancy Pelosi’s name in a sing-song way that should make women’s skin crawl

If you cannot stomach reading an entire column about three syllables, you should stop here.

Oh, Naaaaaaancy is a very specific scene from a horror movie. Oh, Nancy is what the protagonist hears when she is hiding in a parking garage, or in a stairwell, or crouched under her desk, or pressed flat on the ground in a damp cornfield. Her terror is played out for entertainment, whether that means a narrow escape or a bloody death.

Oh, Naaaaaaancy is said in a singsongy voice. It is the same voice that a child would use to say, Come out, come

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Brilliant Jewelry Cleaner Works Wonders and Saves You So Much Money

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Even the most expensive pieces of jewelry eventually show signs of wear — especially if they’re among your everyday essentials. It’s just reality: Certain metals get tarnished and end up looking pretty unsavory. Instead of buying brand new replacement pieces or shelling out big bucks for cosmetic care, you can actually restore your jewelry with the help of this top-rated jewelry cleaner!

While there are endless options on the market, this specific pick from Brilliant is a go-to for Amazon shoppers! It

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Get Your Front Row Seat to Virtual Fashion Shows

It’s hard to remember now, but it was during the fall ready-to-wear shows last February that the fashion world first became aware of the coronavirus, even before it had been declared a global pandemic.

At New York Fashion Week the ripple effects began when some models and designers were quarantined in China. By the time the traveling style circus had landed in Milan, temperatures were being checked; by the end of those collections, Giorgio Armani had decided to hold his show in an empty auditorium and livestream it to an audience holed up in their hotels.

In Paris, masks and

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Is China’s Mysterious $15 Billion Fast Fashion Retailer Ready For Stores?

Over 30? Then you had better read on. Shein may not be a household name like e-commerce giants, Alibaba
BABA
, Taobao, or JD.com, but as China’s newest retail Decacorn, its mystery-shrouded low profile is matched only by a single-minded ambition to become a global fast-fashion retailer.

Founded in 2008, Nanjing-based Shein is aimed squarely at Gen Z, luring young shoppers via Instagram and TikTok influencers and a barrage of

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Online retailer Boohoo buys 3 fashion brands from Arcadia

LONDON (AP) — British online fashion retailer Boohoo has bought three clothing brands owned by the collapsed Arcadia retail group for 25.2 million pounds ($34.5 million).

Boohoo bought the inventory and online businesses of the Arcadia brands – Dorothy Perkins, Wallis and Burton. The deal did not include the brands’ 214 remaining U.K. shops, which will close, and around 2,450 employees were told Monday that their jobs have been axed.

Arcadia was long one of the biggest players in British retail, but it has struggled with a shift in shoppers’ behavior in recent years and the pandemic has dealt a

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