Day: February 13, 2021

Free sustainable fashion classes from the Slow Factory Foundation

Fashion And …

Slow Factory Foundation

Fashion And Colonialism:

This class examines the current practices like sourcing, manufacturing, and exporting waste that replicate colonialism and exploitation in fashion — and explores potential solutions. 

Start date: February 12

Instructor: Céline Semaan, a Lebanese-Canadian researcher, designer, public speaker, entrepreneur, and the co-founder and executive director of Slow Factory Foundation.

Fashion And Waste:

The Kantamanto Market in Accra, Ghana case study is the foundation of this class which takes a granular look at fashion’s waste crisis. 

Start date: February 19 

Instructor: Liz Ricketts, a designer, educator and co-founder of The OR Foundation, a USA and Ghana based non-profit working at the intersection of environmental justice, education and fashion development. 

Fashion And Culture:

Fashion is a critical part of culture. Learn the best practices for impacting culture through fashion and how culture moves the needle. 

Start date: February 26

Instructor: Tracy

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Man found half naked sleeping in camper inside business

600 block of Sackman Street – A man said he noticed property belonging to his recently deceased wife missing from the residence, including jewelry, clothing, eye glasses and camera tablet.

Prospect Elementary, 485 Gilbert Ave. – A woman told officers she used a debit card to place a lunch order and left it on her desk. She said she didn’t think much about it until 4:15 p.m. she received a text alert of a card transaction regarding two charges. She canceled her card.

200 block of Mulberry Street – Officers arrested two people after being called to a residence on a well-being check of children. A man was given a felony warrant on possession of drugs and he was jailed. A woman was served a copy of her warrant. Richland County Children Services was called.

400 block of Davis Road – A woman reported telecommunications harassment and said her former

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15 Shows to Watch During NYFW Fall 2021

When New York Fashion Week rolled around last September, it faced huge questions about how it would function during a global pandemic. The fashion industry was dealing with multiple unforeseen challenges: halted production, closed stores, widespread job loss, consumers who were distracted by the news and hesitant or unable to spend money. Still, most brands found a way to present their collections without in-person shows, and the result was, in a way, the most democratic Fashion Week ever: Anyone could tune in from home.

This season, not much has changed. For the fall 2021 New York shows, which officially kick off Sunday, February 14, brands will stream virtual presentations ranging from traditional catwalks to mini-documentaries and kooky escapist shorts meant to be shared on social media. There’s also some depth in the mix, with discussions about racial equity, inclusion, and politics in fashion. Below, a list 15 things we’re

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Unsun Cosmetics Chosen to Share Its Brand Story With Millions on QVC, HSN, and Zulily During Black History Month

CALABASAS, CA / ACCESSWIRE / February 9, 2021 / Unsun Cosmetics has been selected for Qurate Retail Group’s Small Business Spotlight, a collaboration with the National Retail Federation (NRF) Foundation to strengthen diverse small businesses through increased exposure and various other pro bono in-kind services. The program, which will run throughout 2021, builds on Qurate Retail Group’s longstanding foundation of supporting small businesses and reflects the company’s and NRF Foundation’s commitment to increasing opportunities for underrepresented groups.

Qurate Retail Group, a multiplatform retailer that includes QVC, HSN, Zulily, and several other brands, is using its production resources, television broadcasts, and digital platforms to help Unsun Cosmetics share its story with millions of consumers nationwide. Unsun Cosmetics’ story began appearing on QVC’s and HSN’s websites and social pages in early 2021 and the company will be highlighted on air on Feb. 12, 2021, at 12 p.m. and 9 p.m. ET on

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The Best Makeup Sponges for a Flawless Look

Makeup Sponges on Marble Countertop

Makeup Sponges on Marble Countertop

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Behind every enviable complexion is a makeup sponge that’s getting the job done. And, before you think this is one for the kids, we encourage you to give it a try. For camouflaging fine lines, and feigning that youthful glow, there’s nothing quite like a makeup blending sponge. The Original Beauty Blender sets the standard in beauty sponges and is an absolute no-brainer if money is no object. If you’re looking for more precise application for concealer or tight areas around the nose or lips, try a makeup sponge for concealer.

Before you get started, read the instructions on the best way to use your new makeup sponge. Most sponges will need to be moistened with the excess water squeezed out before using with makeup. They will likely expand once wet, though it should shrink back down once dry.

Because makeup sponges absorb

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