Asian American-owned businesses making efforts to protect staff after slew of attacks

Many Asian American business owners, especially women, now are taking additional measures to protect employees — and themselves — after a string of racially motivated attacks throughout the U.S.

Included among those is the recent shooting in Georgia, where six of the eight who were killed were women of Asian descent.

“A couple of our employees, however, were still attacked during rush hour times, despite our best efforts, which happened late summer, early fall in two different incidents,” Jason Wang, founder of Xi’an

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5 creatives making knitwear that’ll brighten up your winter

If the icy cold weather, or indeed Bernie’s mittens, have stirred something within you and inspired a sudden urge to invest in knitwear, well, same. While the inauguration’s fashion icon went for a traditional brown and cream pair of Fair Isle gloves — hand knitted by a local teacher from repurposed wool, no less — we’re after something a little more fun, something colourful, something to lift the spirits even more than the adorable image of a cosy US senator transposed into tens of thousands of amusing situations. A hard task.

Breaking tradition, the designs we’ve selected are not by recent graduates. Their creators didn’t all study at top fashion colleges. Instead, the five individuals are united by a DIY approach to knitwear that shines through in the at-times imperfect, playful pieces they dream up. In fact, many of these multitasking multi-hyphenates work predominantly in other areas of the

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Kylie Jenner debuts pixie cut making her the spitting image of mum Kris

KYLIE Jenner looked her mum’s double as she debuted a striking new pixie cut wig for her latest cosmetics ad.

The 23-year-old practically transformed into the Kardashian-Jenner matriarch, 64, for the glamorous shoot.

Kylie Jenner was her mum Kris's double in a new shoot


Kylie Jenner was her mum Kris’s double in a new shootCredit: Instagram

A behind the scenes clip showed Kylie in the makeup artist’s chair as she was made immaculate for the cameras.

She was given heavy winged eyeliner and dusted with a brush as she sat with an expressionless face.

In another recent shoot Kylie seemed to once again take inspiration from an older woman: Coronation Street stalwart Bet Lynch.

The entrepreneur could not move for spots as she posed for a snap to launch her latest cosmetics collection.

She wore a pixie cut wig


She wore a pixie cut wigCredit: Instagram
Kris is famed for the short hairdo


Kris is famed for the short hairdoCredit: Getty Images – Getty
Kylie Jenner looked like the cat that's got the cream in her latest snaps


Kylie Jenner looked
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