These Vintage-Inspired Brands Will Add Personality to Your Wardrobe

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Your Ultimate Capsule Wardrobe Shopping Guide

A capsule wardrobe is nothing new. The term was coined back in the 1980s by Susie Faux, the West End boutique owner who introduced her clients to minimalist brands like Jil Sander, while Donna Karan popularised the idea in the USA in ‘85 with her Seven Easy Pieces. In 2014, Unfancy founder Caroline Rector reinvigorated buzz for the concept when she posed the idea of a 37-piece capsule, just as Marie Kondo’s decluttering method was shaking up wardrobes the world over. The notion of a refined and utilitarian collection of clothing, of creating the maximum number of outfits from as few items as possible, is a familiar one. Now, though, its appeal is greater than ever. With nowhere to go and no one to see, the pandemic has forced many of us to recalibrate our relationship with fashion. Giving us

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Pandemic propels older shoppers online

NEW YORK (AP) — In November, Paula Mont did something new: The 86-year-old, who hasn’t left her New Jersey senior living community in nearly a year, went shopping — online.

Mont used an iPad, equipped with a stylus to help her shaky hands, to buy a toy grand piano for her great-granddaughter. She picked it out from more than a dozen versions of the instrument on Amazon.

“It is like a wow feeling. I found it!” Mont said.

The internet has become a crucial link to the outside world during the pandemic, one that millions of people still don’t have access to. Among older adults, the lack of internet has even impeded their ability to get vaccinated.


But the pandemic has also motivated many who have been isolated at home or unable to leave their senior communities to learn something they may have resisted until now: how to buy groceries

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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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The Coolest Trends of 2021, as Told by Stylish East Coast Fashion Students

In the fashion industry, there’s a variety of jobs—from publicists and writers to designers and directors. Something most of them start out as, though? Students. Now, while every person in fashion may not start in fashion school, it can be considered the cleared pipeline into the industry. And while we see the work of the current industry professionals on display every day, I think it’s important to get the opinion of the next generation of the fashion world, especially since Generation Z is poised to bring more change into the industry in terms of style and inclusion. While scrolling through social media, seeing fashion students’ content can be a breath of fresh air, with their hot takes on different designers’ collections and styling trends I wish had the confidence to wear when I was running late to an 8 a.m. lecture.

I reached out to stylish East Coast fashion

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