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See All Your Favorite Fashion People’s Halloween Costumes – Fashionista (blog)

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Kaia Gerber as Elvira Hancock from ‘Scarface’. Photo: @kaiagerber/Instagram Halloween may still be a few days away, but the weekend before the holiday itself was nonetheless one of over-the-top celebrations and dramatic costumes, at least amongst a solid portion of celebrities and fashion people. Whether attending the amFAR/Naked Heart Association benefit event, as was the case for a slew of models, or simply out and about at one of the…

This fashion historian’s learning about the past from what we wore; Now she needs your vintage clothing – LancasterOnline

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Damayanthie Eluwawalage, a costume historian, looks for clothing like this dress worn by James Buchanan’s niece, to learn more about Pennsylvania’s past.

See All Your Favorite Fashion People’s Halloween Costumes – Fashionista (blog)

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Kaia Gerber as Elvira Hancock from ‘Scarface’. Photo: @kaiagerber/Instagram Halloween may still be a few days away, but the weekend before the holiday itself was nonetheless one of over-the-top celebrations and dramatic costumes, at least amongst a solid portion of celebrities and fashion people. Whether attending the amFAR/Naked Heart Association benefit event, as was the case for a slew of models, or simply out and about at one of the…

Terry Richardson pushed fashion over the edge into sleaze – The Guardian

Sunday, October 29, 2017

A number of fashion publications and brands have announced that they will no longer work with the photographer Terry Richardson, who has been accused of sexually inappropriate behaviour with young models going back years. While celebrities have been distancing themselves from him, Richardson has been dropped by UK Condé Nast titles (US Vogue announced it wouldn’t use him in 2014), as well as fashion houses such as Valentino and Bulgari….

Terry Richardson pushed fashion over the edge into sleaze … – The Guardian

Sunday, October 29, 2017

A number of fashion publications and brands have announced that they will no longer work with the photographer Terry Richardson, who has been accused of sexually inappropriate behaviour with young models going back years. While celebrities have been distancing themselves from him, Richardson has been dropped by UK Condé Nast titles (US Vogue announced it wouldn’t use him in 2014), as well as fashion houses such as Valentino and Bulgari….

Neat back-to-school hair – The Guardian

Sunday, October 29, 2017

It’s a familiar sight on the autumn/winter 2017 catwalks: a shuffle of girls with neat “back to school” hair. At Rochas, the glossy ponytails tied with a careful ribbon spoke of nothing more than a Sunday night bath and an outfit hung on the wardrobe the night before, while at Altuzarra models pushed back their fringes with chunky embellished Alice bands, giving the appearance of a prefect confident in her…

Newspaper headlines: Prisoners ‘gain vote’ and hospitals ‘safety crisis’ – BBC News

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Image caption The Sunday Telegraph reports on a warning from NHS medical director Prof Sir Bruce Keogh that hospitals are failing to tackle “significant safety problems” that can cause death or disability. Image caption The Sunday Times says some prisoners sentenced to less than a year could be allowed to go home in order to vote, under new government plans. The paper also reports that a group of female BBC…

Football fashion: Monochromatic mania – ESPN

Saturday, October 28, 2017

9:00 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment Of all the colors available in the uniform rainbow, many teams decided this week that only some are worthy of highlighting their uniforms. Case No. 1: Ohio State 🔜#GoBucks #BeatPSU pic.twitter.com/RVRsLNmFsh — Ohio State Football (@OhioStateFB) October 23, 2017 The Buckeyes revealed the grayscale uniforms they’ll wear against Penn State. Now, gray uniforms have been popular this season, so…

Amazon Fashion Week Tokyo: A war zone for photographer Cynthia Anderson – The Japan Times

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Name: Cynthia AndersonAge: 43Nationality: AmericanOccupation: Fashion photographerLikes: Shooting backstageDislikes: Mayonnaise 1. What do you wear to fashion week? The most unglamorous things you can imagine. For photographers fashion week means mock military manoeuvres with us lugging our heavy gear around, marching across the city and grabbing rest, often on the ground, where we can. 2. Which designer’s shows always make for the best shots? I love the showmanship of Amazon…

Political journalism has been profoundly shaped by men like Leon … – Vox

Saturday, October 28, 2017

When I arrived in Washington in 2005, Mark Halperin and Leon Wieseltier occupied the commanding heights of political journalism. Halperin was the editor of ABC’s the Note, a daily political news digest that the New Yorker called “the most influential tip sheet in Washington.” Wieseltier was the philosopher-king editing the New Republic’s arts and culture section, but his influence extended deep into the rest of the magazine, and into liberal…

JFK files: British newspaper got mystery call before killing – ABC News

Friday, October 27, 2017

A British newspaper received an anonymous phone call about “big news” in the United States minutes before President John F. Kennedy was shot in 1963, newly released files on the assassination say. A batch of 2,800 declassified documents includes a Nov. 26, 1963 memo from the CIA to FBI director J. Edgar Hoover about a call received by the Cambridge News on Nov. 22, the day Kennedy was killed in…

A day with leading Guardian writers: Everything you need to know about journalism – The Guardian

Friday, October 27, 2017

Book now Whether you’re new to journalism or would simply like to brush up your writing skills, this essential masterclass will provide you with insights straight from the horses’ mouths. Curated by columnist Stuart Heritage, this lively day of talks, suitable for all levels of experience, features sessions with some of the Guardian’s leading writers. They will advise you on all the essentials of journalism, including researching ideas, interviewing, writing…

Political journalism has been profoundly shaped by men like Leon Wieseltier and Mark Halperin – Vox

Friday, October 27, 2017

When I arrived in Washington in 2005, Mark Halperin and Leon Wieseltier occupied the commanding heights of political journalism. Halperin was the editor of ABC’s the Note, a daily political news digest that the New Yorker called “the most influential tip sheet in Washington.” Wieseltier was the philosopher-king editing the New Republic’s arts and culture section, but his influence extended deep into the rest of the magazine, and into liberal…

Brand Names That Mean Something: The Best Active Gear And Clothing Comes From The Best Adventurers – Forbes

Friday, October 27, 2017

Royal Robbins Royal and Liz Robbins at the top of Half Dome in Yosemite National Park in 1967. I get pitches all the time from brand new outdoor and fitness clothing companies with made up names that sound like new models of Nissan or Toyota cars, and almost always, they are simply rehashing other products with little innovation other than slick marketing. But in several notable active clothing and gear…

Nigerian haute couture in the Muslim north – The Hindu

Friday, October 27, 2017

Ibrahim Aminu launched his first clothing line eight years ago when he designed a dress for his sister. Before he knew it, the orders began flooding in and House of Kaya became the first — and so far only — haute couture house in conservative, mainly Muslim northern Nigeria. Lagos Fashion and Design Week, the annual festival which runs until Saturday, is in full swing. Champagne corks are popping, beer…

Madonna’s favela fashion ignites outrage in Brazil – Telegraph.co.uk

Friday, October 27, 2017

Madonna knows how to strike a pose, as she once sang in her global dance hit Vogue. Now a photograph of the pop star dressed in combat fatigues posing with armed military police in the Rio de Janeiro favela of Rocinha has set off a social media storm. The image was posted on Instagram and Twitter on Wednesday, two days after officers shot dead a Spanish tourist as she left the…

Fashion, faith and culture come together through the global art of head wrapping – PRI

Friday, October 27, 2017

There’s no shortage of glam at a yearly Michigan fashion show where men, women and children glide down a runway while music booms in the background. But what sets this catwalk apart is the celebration of modest and “fly” looks. The models, wearing colorful headwraps or headscarves, are showcasing sleek and stylish clothes without showing skin. Near the runway, there’s a cacophony of color as vendors display fabrics, art and…

Berkeley student newspaper apologizes for cartoon depicting Alan Dershowitz stomping a Palestinian – Washington Post

Friday, October 27, 2017

Alan Dershowitz speaks at a conference in New York in May. (Michael Brochstein/Sipa via AP Images) The editors of the University of California at Berkeley’s student newspaper apologized Wednesday after publishing an editorial cartoon that depicted lawyer Alan Dershowitz, with blood on his hands, stomping on a Palestinian. The newspaper, the Daily Californian, published the cartoon last week, days after Dershowitz, a professor emeritus at Harvard Law School and an ardent…