Are trends no longer in fashion?

Red is the new black, stripes are in, romanticism is out, double denim is back… For decades, fashion trends – determined by what designers put out on the catwalk as well as what’s worn by celebrities, and more recently, street stylers and influencers – have been key when it comes to deciding which clothes we buy each season. The idea of seasonal trends, however – and those fleeting, of-the-moment must-haves – has been rightly questioned in recent years, with the fashion industry attempting to rework itself onto a more sustainable path as the climate crisis becomes an unavoidable issue.

The pandemic has helped to highlight this even further as luxury consumer buying habits shift sharply away from flash-in-the-pan, trend-led items and onto investment pieces and more practical purchases. But, could this movement away from trends be seen simply as a trend in itself? Will a post-pandemic celebratory world actually

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6 mistakes to avoid when comparing car insurance quotes online

Shopping for car insurance online is fairly easy, with few forms to fill out. But to compare insurers and get the very best rates, you’ll want to avoid these six mistakes. (iStock)

Shopping online for car insurance quotes is a fairly easy process. Generally, insurers look at a few common factors but might have their own magic formula for setting rates. That means the same driver may get quotes that are nothing alike.

To get the best rates possible, avoid these costly errors when comparing car insurance quotes online. And, because comparison shopping takes time, check out Credible’s partners to eliminate the time-consuming part of your search.

Avoid these mistakes when comparing auto insurance

Car insurance companies have different types of insurance coverage and rates vary, so you’ll want to do your due diligence when taking a look at quotes online. Here are six mistakes you should

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7 beauty treatments for silky-smooth skin

  • Spa therapists can safely and professionally remove dead skin cells in a variety of ways. 

  • Many Korean day spas offer a body scrub where they use exfoliating mitts to scrub off the dead skin.

  • Other treatments include a seaweed massage, a tightening enzyme body mask, and a Dead Sea mud mask.

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Following is a transcript of the video.

Narrator: Here are seven professional body treatments that can help you achieve silky-smooth skin.

You can try a full-body scrub to get rid of dead skin, like this one offered at Hugh Spa, a Korean day spa in Los Angeles. First, you soak in a hot tub to prep your skin for exfoliation. A spa therapist then uses a traditional Korean scrub mitt and technique to exfoliate dead skin cells off. They even can get hard-to-reach areas, like your back.

Catherine Bak: The scrub is

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Ordering flowers online? Use a shopping portal to earn more rewards

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When an occasion calls for flowers, you can order from a local florist or order online. If you make your purchase with one of the best rewards credit cards, you’ll get points, miles or cash back from the transaction regardless of how you order the flowers.

There are various reasons to order from a local florist. For example, it’s a great way to support a small business. Plus, you’ll generally get more control over the final product. But you may be leaving rewards on the table if you don’t order your flowers online through a shopping portal.

Online shopping portals can

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