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Josefa Da Silva Catwalk Champions Diversity At New York Fashion Week

Josefa da Silva debuted her autumn/winter 2016 collection at the FTL Moda presentation as part of New York Fashion Week today, and it was a major step for diversity. The runway show included Madeline Stuart, the world’s most famous model with Down’s syndrome, alongside amputee models Rebekah Marine and Gianna Schiavone – who walked the…

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Richard Nicoll Dead, Aged 39: Fashion Industry Pays Tribute With Touching Messages

Richard Nicoll has died today aged 39. The London-born fashion designer passed away in his home in Sydney, Australia, it is believed he suffered a heart attack, the Evening Standard reported. Along with designing his own menswear and womenswear collections, Nicoll had collaborated with brands like Topshop, Marc Jacobs, Fred Perry and Louis Vuitton. JUSTIN…

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Women Are ‘Proposing’ To Themselves With ‘Self Love’ Pinky Rings

Think promise rings are only for couples declaring their undying love? Think again. A new jewellery trend is seeing women ‘proposing’ to themselves with engagement-worthy pinky rings, committing to a very special pinky promise. The ‘Self Love Pinky Rings’, created by LA-based jeweller Fred And Far, come with a declaration of self-commitment for wearers to…

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Meet The Companies That Make Their Salaries Public – And Say They Are Happier For It

This is Joel. He’s 28, and he earns $218,000 (£153,000) a year. Everyone knows that, because it’s on this public spreadsheet. All the salaries are public at Buffer, the tech startup Joel Gascoigne runs; from his pay as the CEO to that of the lowest-paid worker, Mick, who makes $46,100 (£32,510). Joel Gascoigne has team…

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Science’s Magic Solution To Children’s Mental Health Is Missing One Simple Ingredient

We’re walking through an “ivory tower”, a few doors away from where the father of psychoanalysis, Sigmund Freud, spent his final years. The “tower”, as Dr Dickon Bevington calls it, is the Anna Freud Centre, named after the great man’s daughter and herself a founding figure in the study of children’s mental health. Forget the…

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Lil Miquela: Instagram’s Latest ‘It’ Model Who’s Confusing The Hell Out Of Everyone

The term ‘Instagram model’ has gone from fashion industry joke to lucrative career path, with social media influencers raking in the big bucks from brands keen to reach their followers. But what exactly does it take to become Insta-famous? The account with all the answers is @lilmiquela. Known simply as ‘Miquela’, the model has amassed…

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WISE WORDS: Myleene Klass Talks Shutting Out Negativity, Living Without Limits And Important Dr Seuss Advice

Since breaking into the spotlight on ‘Popstars’ in 2001, Myleene Klass has tried her hand at pretty much everything. We’ve seen her fun side in ‘I’m A Celebrity’, she’s shared her strong views as a ‘Loose Women’ panellist and she’s been allowed to demonstrate her creative flair by designing her own range with Littlewoods. Now,…

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