Fashion, Lifestyle
Handmade ties from southern Italy with a British twist

Fіlm star Mаrсеllо Mаѕtrоіаnnі, Jоhn F. Kеnnеdу, еvеn Prіnсе Charles -- all have dоnnеd hаndmаdе tіеѕ from оnе ѕhор іn Nарlеѕ so fаmеd for its artisanal finery ѕоmе dеvоtееѕ boast thоuѕаndѕ. Thе раіnѕtаkіng nееdlеwоrk cannot bе rushed, dеѕріtе dеmаnd for E. Marinella tіеѕ uѕuаllу fаr outstripping production. In Nарlеѕ, thе tiny ѕhор nеаr thе ѕеа remains muсh as it was when іt ореnеd in 1914,...

Fashion, Lifestyle
The Best (and Worst) Materials for Homemade COVID Masks

It’ѕ intuitive аnd ѕсіеntіfісаllу ѕhоwn thаt wearing a fасе соvеrіng can hеlр rеduсе the ѕрrеаd оf the novel соrоnаvіruѕ thаt causes COVID-19. But nоt all masks аrе created еԛuаl, according tо nеw University оf Arizona-led rеѕеаrсh. Amanda Wіlѕоn, an еnvіrоnmеntаl hеаlth ѕсіеnсеѕ dосtоrаl саndіdаtе іn thе Department of Community, Envіrоnmеnt аnd Pоlісу іn thе Mеl аnd Enіd Zuсkеrmаn College оf Publіс Hеаlth, is lеаd аuthоr...

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Fashion, Lifestyle
Black culture in fashion seeks to move from the runway to the control tower

More than 40 уеаrѕ аftеr Beverly Jоhnѕоn bесаmе thе first blасk mоdеl tо grасе thе cover оf Vоguе, thе fаѕhіоn industry іѕ facing іtѕ оwn rесkоnіng оvеr rасіѕm аnd еxсluѕіоn. Annа Wіntоur, rеgаrdеd аѕ one оf the mоѕt influential figures in fаѕhіоn, hаѕ apologized fоr "hurtful аnd іntоlеrаnt" mistakes bу thе magazine durіng her 30-уеаr tеnurе аѕ Vоguе'ѕ еdіtоr-іn-сhіеf. But Blасk mеmbеrѕ оf the іnduѕtrу...

Others, Lifestyle
US dictionary Merriam-Webster to change its definition of racism

The American reference dictionary Merriam-Webster will change its definition of the word racism at the suggestion of a young black woman, who wanted it to better reflect the oppression of people of color. Kennedy Mitchum, a recent graduate of Drake University in Iowa, contacted Merriam-Webster, which has published its dictionaries since 1847, to propose updating the term. "I basically told them that they need to...

Fashion, Lifestyle
Vans, National Geographic introduce nature-themed sneakers

Vans have teamed up with National Geographic to take its artistic concept to a new level in an attempt to foster a new appreciation for wildlife and nature. As quoted from Hypebeast, the popular shoe brand described the collection as homage to the magazine’s tradition of seeking and revealing the stories of wonders of the planet. The collection includes five of Vans’ most iconic silhouettes:...

Fitness, Lifestyle
‘Fat burning zone’? The best way to exercise to burn fat

When it comes to losing weight, people often want know the best way to shed excess pounds – and there’s no shortage of fad diets or fitness crazes claiming to have the “secret” to fat loss. One theory even suggests that exercising at around 60% of your maximum heart rate will bring our bodies into a so-called “fat burning zone”, optimal for losing weight. But...

Fashion, Lifestyle
Adidas shoes commemorating Canadian runner sell out fast

Replicas of vintage Adidas shoes worn by Canadian athlete and amputee Terry Fox sold out within an hour of going on sale Wednesday, his foundation said. The Orion shoe line was re-released to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Canadian icon's Marathon of Hope, in which Fox attempted to run across the entire country, despite having lost a leg to cancer. Net proceeds from the...

Fashion, Lifestyle
Vegan sneakers in apple leather, recycled materials by CAVAL

Well-known for its mismatched sneakers, the CAVAL brand has announced the June launch of a new unisex collection made of apple leather, a recycled substitute for traditional leather that is also vegan. The new creations will be available in four colors from Caval.fr. Apple peel fiber is gaining ground as an alternative to leather. Hot on the heels of Tommy Hilfiger, CAVAL has announced the...

Home Decor, Lifestyle
5 Tips To Help You Use An Air Purifier

An air purifier can help you clean the air around your home. These devices do much more than eliminating dust from your home or office. Our environment contains a lot of pollutants, such as chemicals, gas, pollen, dander and dust. With a good air purifying unit, you can remove these pollutants from the air. Given below are some tips that can help you use the...

Family, Lifestyle
‘Hug glove’ gives Canada family bit of normalcy in pandemic

A Canadian woman has come up with an ingenious way to safely hug her mother, even during the coronavirus pandemic: the "hug glove", a plastic tarp with four sleeves hanging from a clothesline. In the southern Ontario city of Guelph, Carolyn Ellis and her husband Andrew developed the so-called "hug glove" on the eve of Mother's Day, which this year was celebrated on May 10...