February 12, 2021

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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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Fashion designer launches jewelry collection for hearing aids and cochlear implants after losing her own hearing

Deafmetal has launched a jewelry collection designed to be worn by people who use hearing aids or cochlear implants. (Photo: Deafmetal/Jolene Broad Photography)

Deafmetal has launched a jewelry collection designed to be worn by people who use hearing aids or cochlear implants. (Photo: Deafmetal/Jolene Broad Photography)

An audiologist and a fashion designer with hearing loss have teamed up to create a jewelry line specifically for people who want to add a little sparkle to their hearing aids and cochlear implants.

Deafmetal, which launched in the U.S. earlier in the week, began with an innovation by Finnish fashion designer Jenni Ahtiainen. After losing her hearing in 2018, Ahtiainen was challenged with finding a way to make the hearing aids she now requires more

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LVMH, Rihanna to pause Fenty fashion venture, focus on lingerie, cosmetics

PARIS/MILAN (Reuters) – Louis Vuitton owner LVMH and music star Rihanna have agreed to suspend her fashion line Fenty less than two years after its launch, the French luxury goods giant said on Wednesday.

LVMH said in a statement that Fenty’s ready to wear activity, based in Paris, would be “put on hold” pending better conditions – a rare setback for the luxury group, which has weathered the coronavirus crisis better than most rivals.

The R&B singer and LVMH launched the Fenty fashion brand in May 2019, only the second time the French group had set a label up from

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Last Call with Maura Tansley and Elizabeth Halloran, partners at Worcester’s premiere women-owned law firm

The law firm of Tansley | Halloran recently opened its doors at 11 Pleasant St. in Worcester. We sat down with Maura Tansley and Elizbeth Halloran to find out what it means to be compassionate local attorneys in 2021.

What sort of law do you practice and how long have you been in Worcester?

EH: I grew up here in Worcester. I moved back to Worcester when I was hired in the District Attorney’s office in 2012 right after I graduated law school. My practice is primarily criminal defense as well as family and probate litigation.

MT: I grew up

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How blockchain could make fashion more sustainable

TextileGenesis believes the technology that underpins cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin can help. The company, based in Hong Kong and India, wants to make the fashion industry more transparent by using blockchain to digitize the supply chain, helping brands track clothes production from the raw materials to the finished article.

Sourcing sustainable materials is becoming a top priority for fashion companies, according to a 2019 report by consulting firm McKinsey & Company. Brands surveyed for the report said they also wanted to create transparency in their supply chains, but McKinsey noted few companies had yet achieved that.

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