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Money Diary: A Criminology Student & Part-Time Carer In Leicester

Welcome to Money Diaries, where we’re tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We’re asking a cross-section of women how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period – and we’re tracking every last penny.This week: “I am a 21-year-old full-time final-year criminology with psychology student and a part-time carer. I work full-time over the summer and then part-time during term. I currently live at my boyfriend’s parents’ house so that we are able to start saving for our own house once I have finished uni. Before COVID, we split our time between my parents’ and N’s parents’ but had to choose one to stay with once the first lockdown began. It isn’t ideal and I miss my family but I’m grateful that they allow me to stay.”Industry: Healthcare/StudentAge: 21Location: Leicester

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Three Body Confidence Crusaders On Finding Self-Acceptance In Fitness, Fashion And Everyday Life

From wellness to beauty; fitness to fashion, body positivity has gone mainstream. What began as a movement spearheaded by the fat-acceptance activist circles of the 1960s, has since become commodified, as brands wake up to the profit potential of making consumers feel seen and empowered. But an ad slogan to “love the skin you’re in” by applying an all-natural moisturizer or the occasional runway inclusion of a plus-size model doesn’t seem to be enough. The reality is, people remain deeply unsatisfied with their bodies, irrespective of age, size or identity.

In 2018, more than three quarters of Americans reported feeling negatively about their body, according to an Ipsos study. “The past statistics are

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Early Presidents’ Day Fashion and Beauty Sales to Shop Now

Presidents’ Day weekend is right around the corner, which means many of your favorite fashion and beauty brands are offering deal after deal. To help you save big, ET Style has gathered the best sale events happening before and during the holiday weekend with the important promo codes and details you need to know.

Shop markdowns on select items and get sitewide discounts from Adidas, Macy’s, Fenty Beauty, Ulta, Urban Outfitters and so many more of your go-to retailers. 

Be sure to also check back as we update you on the latest Presidents’ Day deals, like awesome mattress sales

Start saving now by browsing through the best Presidents’ Day fashion and beauty sales below.

Fashion

Adidas
Get 50% off select Stan Smith sneakers with promo code STAN from Feb. 8-11.

Adidas Stan Smith Shoes

If you don’t already own a pair of Stan Smith sneakers, now’s the time. 

$43 AT ADIDAS

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Rihanna pauses Fenty range with LVMH



a man and a woman talking on a cell phone: Rihanna Fenty


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Rihanna Fenty

Rihanna and her surname Fenty have taken both the beauty and fashion worlds by storm. However, the latter is coming to a pause.

Luxury fashion group LVMH – the owner of luxury brands Louis Vuitton, Fendi, Givenchy and more – announced that their joint venture with the Grammy Award-winning singer would be “put on hold… pending better conditions”, it was confirmed to WWD.

The Fenty fashion venture launched back in 2019 two years after Rihanna launched her highly successful makeup brand Fenty Beauty.

While she may be exiting the luxury fashion realm for now, Rihanna will continue to focus on her beauty brands and her lingerie line Savage X Fenty.

“LVMH and Rihanna reaffirm their ambition to concentrate on the growth and the long-term development of Fenty ecosystem focusing on cosmetics, skincare and lingerie,” the luxury group

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