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On October 21, 1966, a coal tip flooded by heavy rains collapsed in Aberfan, Wales, engulfing parts of the village, including the Pantglas Junior School, and killing 116 children and 28 adults. The disaster was dramatized for the first time onscreen in the third season of The Crown; the episode, titled “Aberfan,” details the day
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GABRIEL BOUYSGetty Images Jil Sander has rekindled her relationship with Uniqlo. This October, the celebrated German designer will release a new collection for men and women under +J, a line that the Japan-based retailer produced from 2009 to 2011. Indeed, it has been a little less than a decade since Sander lent her talents to
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Exclusive Bulletproof vest sales are soaring for one black-owned company that says people are seeking heightened protection during these turbulent times. A spokesperson for the bulletproof vest business called Thyk Skynn, tells TMZ … it’s seen an increase in sales of nearly 400 percent over the past few months, and this week — in the
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Back when the FLARE team shared an IRL office space (RIP to my abandoned aloe plant…), my mornings looked a little something like this: rush to get up the elevators in time for our 8:30 a.m. daily meeting (for which, I admittedly showed up to at approx 8:32 most days), hit the button on my
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Stock your closet with these quar-ready, WFH-friendly basics Like nearly every other facet of our lives, there’s a good chance the COVID-19 pandemic has totally upended your approach to fashion. Gone are the days of buying showy, impractical pieces just because. Our much narrower worlds means a few closet staples receive heavy rotation, while most
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Before COVID-19, Stephanie A.*, a corporate lawyer from Washington, DC, considered herself an impulse shopper. Her office was located close to the city’s premiere shopping district and she often found herself popping into H&M or Ann Taylor to browse for clothes, leaving with a new, office-appropriate skirt or dress. But after five months of stay-at-home
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In the season 2 finale of Netflix’s Selling Sunset, Oppenheim Group’s most ostentatious agent Christine Quinn crashes her coworker-turned-frenemy Mary Fitzgerald’s final dress fitting at Floravere bridal showroom on Melrose Place. Quinn is there to apologize for calling Fitzgerald a “fucking idiot” just a few days before the wedding. Just like a Sour Patch Kid,
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Shopping at Chanel is an experience. To this day, you cannot purchase Chanel ready-to-wear, bags, or jewelry anywhere online (with the exception of consigned pieces not affiliated with the brand). The design house is notorious for giving IRL customers a luxurious look into the world of iconic handbags and french craftsmanship (with a glass of
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In recent years, secondhand clothing businesses have been seeing exponential growth. Between the unsustainable and unethical manufacturing processes that go hand-in-hand with fast-fashion, one-and-done outfits have been losing their cool with conscious consumers. Celebrities with a penchant for vintage have certainly upped the chic factor. Kim Kardashian West regularly wears vintage looks, Mary-Kate and Ashley
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If wearing face masks out in public will be a part of our standard operating procedure for the foreseeable future, we might as well do it in style. We’ve been matching our masks to our makeup and matching our masks to our looks. Several designers started making reusable masks early on the pandemic. Now Burberry
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Sun protection, but make it fashion Whether you’re popping out to run errands or spending the day at the beach, sun protection is a must. While you should wear SPF every day (yes, every day!), dermatologists say sunscreen simply isn’t enough on its own. Enter: sun hats. A stylish hat will not only shield you from harmful UV rays, but
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Sandra Mansour’s job is turning dream worlds into dresses. She pulls clouds down to earth via billowing tulle; she sews dawn dew from gardens into glass-beaded gowns. It’s a gift, as they say, but it comes with a cost—like, literally—because the hand-crafted pieces by the Swiss-born, Beirut-based designer are roughly (and rightly) the cost of
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