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    Stunning in Skirts

    Fabric Matters Just like any other clothing, the type of fabric used for a skirt plays a key role for truly ‘rocking it.’ You cannot expect flowy georgette to stay in place, nor can you expect a heavy plaid skirt to give off the breezy vibe. Other than that, when picking cotton or mixed fabric […]

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    Best fashion exhibitions and clothing museums in London

    Fashion is all about the aesthetic — so a museum is the perfect place to pay homage to different fashion eras and designers. London is home to many museums with exhibitions covering all areas of fashion, from historic designs and contemporary trends to the future of the industry. The V&A’s 2019 Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams exhibition is set to send the […]

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    Dollar hits 4-month low against the yen as chaos engulfs Washington

    Tomohiro Ohsumi | Bloomberg | Getty Images The dollar fell against the safe-haven yen and Swiss franc on Tuesday as investors cut their exposure to riskier assets amid the partial U.S. government shutdown and signs of confrontation between the White House and the Federal Reserve. The dollar fell 0.39 percent to 110.00 yen, its lowest […]

  • Tesco clothing like-for-like sales improve 2.4 percent

    Group sales at Tesco Plc, for the second quarter, grew by 12.5 percent at constant exchange rates to 28.3 billion pounds (36.8 billion dollars) with like-for-like growth of 2.2 percent, while at actual exchange rates, sales grew by 12.8 percent including a 0.3 percent foreign exchange translation benefit due to the depreciation of sterling. The […]

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    Dear clothing manufacturers – fat women want clothes that fit their curves not bigger versions of your original designs

    Plus-size clothing aren’t always made to fit (Picture: Mmuffin for Metro.co.uk) I love high street clothes shopping. The obsession began from the first rite of passage trip sans-mum with a few fellow 16-year-old friends round the local mall (OK, so it was a tiny Berkshire shopping centre, but Clueless had just come out). Since then, […]

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    Wolf in priest’s clothing

    Followers will hopefully increasingly demand probity in the affairs of the church The confession, an article of faith for Catholic and Orthodox Christians, is in trouble in Kerala. The reason: sexual blackmail by some confessor priests. “The confessor priest should never break the ‘sacramental seal’ as he has vowed to keep the secrets of the […]

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    The Sexist History Of No Pockets In Women’s Clothing

    An historical reenactment of medieval bags. Photo: DEA / C. BALOSSINI / Getty When shopping for women’s jeans, how many times have you found yourself disappointed with the pockets of the garment? They are either fake or too small to serve the purpose of being a pocket. As women, we all are also familiar with […]