Vegan Fashion Week Is Coming to L.A.—And It’s About a Lot More Than Eco Leather and Faux Fur

Vegan designers like Stella McCartney (whose Fall 2018 show is pictured here) are exploring mushroom leather, cruelty-free silk, and other high-tech vegan fabrications. In the alphabet soup of Fashion Week abbreviations—NYFW, LFW, MFW, PFW, et al. —Emmanuelle Rienda is adding another: VFW. She’s organizing the first-ever Vegan Fashion Week in Los Angeles on February 1, just a few days before the Fall 2019 shows officially kick off in New York. At first blush, a Fashion Week organized around veganism admittedly sounds a little, well . . . intense. Even Rienda concedes that…

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Got Thanksgiving Travel Coming Up? Keep These 8 Yoga Poses In Your Back Pocket

Travel and stress go together like almond butter and gluten-free toast: No matter how many deep breaths and “om nama shivayas” you think you can bring with you on your carry-on, traveling—especially during the holidays—comes with its fair share of upsets. As a frequent traveler myself, I’ve experienced my fair share of missed flights, screaming babies, snoring neighboring passengers, and a set of inexplicable flight delays. And with Thanksgiving right around the corner, one tool that has always helped me to unwind and relax in just about any situation (and…

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Vintage Home Show coming to Bath Pavilion with art deco pieces, 1970s furniture and bold artwork

What design classics will you find at the Vintage Home Show? (Photo: Getty) If you love the vintage look then a show coming to Bath Pavilion is for you. The Vintage Home Show has already proved popular in other cities and will have iconic furniture and household design classics for sale. Items include art deco pieces to 1970’s retro chic, plus sleek sideboards, modernist glass vases, 60s ceramic sculptural lamps and bold artwork. The event organiser is Keeley Harris, who has also written a book called Style Me Vintage: Home.…

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Winter is coming! Here’s how to cope with it

It is that time of the year when a lot of people are suffering from a runny nose, fever, dry skin and itchy scalp. This is because of the sudden change in the weather. Here are a few tips to combat the weather blues… l Drink lots of water so your body is hydrated. Make sure you also have warm water regularly. l Switch to a healthier diet and include a lot of fruits and vegetables in the diet. l Keep some warmer clothes handy. l Use a moisturiser regularly.…

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Netflix Is Coming for Your Kids

When MGA Entertainment, the world’s largest private toy company, premiered its newest kids’ show about a teen-girl team of super spies, it skipped Saturday morning TV and staged a splashy premiere on Netflix – replete with a matching toy line, a few dozen dolls and play sets like the “lip balm lab activity kit.” And Netflix, the world’s largest streaming service, was more than happy to fold the show, “Project Mc2,” into its exploding empire of kids’ entertainment. Much of the $5 billion (roughly Rs. 3,3279 crores) Netflix is spending…

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