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24 Jan

How the sweetness industry is finally embracing the menopause

How the sweetness industry is finally embracing the menopause
With limited products and inadequate promoting, the sweetness industry often leaves those that undergo the menopause feeling invisible but change is in the air Dry hair, dehydrated skin, a rise in breakouts, these are only a couple of of the various changes of their bodies that menopausal people will undergo. And yet you may hear a pin drop on the subject of conversations about beauty and skincare for those experiencing it. Roughly 13 million women in the UK are currently going through the menopause, but until recently, the sweetness industry has been failing to cater to this audience. With limited products and inadequate promoting of products that do exist – women on this stage...
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7 Oct

Naomi Watts on Embracing the Unknown – WWD

Naomi Watts on Embracing the Unknown – WWD
Before founding Stripes, actress Naomi Watts would often find herself playing bathroom chemist, mixing and matching different beauty products in an attempt to deal with her menopause-induced dry skin. “I didn’t even know dry skin was a possible symptom — I just knew about brain fog, hot flashes and night sweats but nothing else,” said Watts in conversation with WWD’s executive editor of beauty, Jenny B. Tremendous. It was during her late 30s that Watts entered perimenopause and realized the severe lack of support for girls like her who sought to grasp — and even just discuss — what was happening to them. “I didn’t know the word ‘perimenopause’ — I didn’t know much in any respect,” said Watts,...
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19 Sep

‘Dazed’ U.S. Editorial Director Lynette Nylander Makes the Case

‘Dazed’ U.S. Editorial Director Lynette Nylander Makes the Case
Lynette Nylander grew up with a mother who ironed her underwear. “She took immense pride in the way in which she put herself together,” says the London-born, Recent York–based fashion critic. “She thought it was necessary that I understood that as well.” For Nylander, who served because the creative and editorial director-at-large of CR Fashion Book and is currently the U.S. editorial director at Dazed, good style lies in its contradictions—slightly high, slightly low. Something delicate but “slightly fucked-up.” The art is within the clash.And planning an outfit begins with a single piece. “I ask myself, Recent thing? Old thing? Tailored thing?” Armed with the reply, Nylander ventures into her closet, a former “apartment-engulfing fungus,” which she has since wrestled right into a state...
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22 Aug

Ralph Lauren Introduces The RL 888 Handbag Collection, Embracing

Ralph Lauren Introduces The RL 888 Handbag Collection, Embracing
Ralph Lauren has high expectations for his latest handbag collection, called The RL 888, which bears all of the designer’s style signatures. Comprised of a crossbody, top handle and mini crossbody chain, each bag is crafted by artisans in Florence. The baggage have defined angles and dramatic curvature inspired by Latest York City’s architecture. Even the gathering’s name is a nod to the designer’s roots in Manhattan — 888 Madison Avenue is the address of Lauren’s women’s flagship. The RL 888 collection is being offered in an assortment of exotic fabrications, similar to alligator, and box calf leathers, which add a smooth texture and firm construction. Every bit is cut by hand. The baggage even have a sleek RL logo, offered in...
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