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Gieves & Hawkes Removes Michael Jackson Jackets From Display

BAD MOVE: Child abuse allegations against the late pop star Michael Jackson have been hitting fashion hard, with Savile Row tailor Gieves & Hawkes among the brands to get caught up in the controversy.
The British tailor has removed from its display a replica of the military jacket that Michael Jackson wore on the “Bad” tour in 1988. Bad was the first solo concert tour by Jackson, spanning 16 months from 1987.
Gieves, which famously sits at No. 1 Savile Row and is one of the oldest tailoring companies in the world, said: “In light of the disturbing allegations made in the documentary, the replica garment was removed from the premises several weeks ago.” Child sex abuse allegations against the late pop star resurfaced in the HBO “Leaving Neverland” documentary.
Earlier this week, Louis Vuitton announced it would not produce any item “that directly features Michael Jackson elements.” The brand’s fall 2019 men’s wear collection drew inspiration from the “Thriller” singer’s pop-culture legacy.
Gieves & Hawkes, one of the Fung family’s brands owned through Trinity group, made the original jacket, with its intricate golden military frogging and embroidery, for the tour that included 123 concerts across 15 countries.
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Netflix to remove real disaster footage from Bird Box film

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Prodigy star Keith Flint died from hanging, inquest told

The Prodigy star Keith Flint’s provisional cause of death has been recorded as hanging, an inquest has heard.
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Snooki Debuts Her Baby Bump on the Red Carpet: See More Moments From Her 3rd Pregnancy

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R. Kelly released from jail after child support paid

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‘Mockingbird’ Play Publisher Demands $500,000 From Harper Lee Estate

A filing seeking arbitration says the estate allowed eight theaters around the United States to stage “To Kill a Mockingbird,” then flip-flopped at the last minute.
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Kyrie Irving learned from LeBron James not to lead comfortably

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Grocers Brace for Another Blow From Amazon

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The best cheap phones from Mobile World Congress

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Grocers Brace for Another Blow From Amazon

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These Behind-the-Scenes Grey’s Anatomy Photos From Shonda Rhimes Will Make Your Day

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EDL founder Tommy Robinson banned from Facebook

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Fox Cuts Smollett From Final Episodes of ‘Empire’ Season

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From Peep Show to Hollywood royalty: Why we love Olivia Colman

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Smollett axed from Empire episodes after ‘race attack hoax’

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Nestlé, McDonald’s, Others Pull Ads From YouTube

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Andrea Tobin: From Tennis Strokes to Brushstrokes

For Andrea Tobin, a former athlete and the artist behind Marla Cielo, a handbag brand designed and made in New York City, launching a new collection reminds her of the narratives behind each design.
“Each piece is a story,” Tobin told WWD. She is a self-taught artist, entrepreneur and previously was a competitive tennis player. Tobin reveals the same physicality in her quickened brushstrokes on canvas as she once exhibited on the tennis court — and simultaneously across business ventures. Her career also includes the cofounding of dropship solution provider RevCascade and influencer commerce platform Souler.
Marla Cielo was founded in 2010 and positioned where “art meets fashion.” Each piece is one-of-a-kind, and on Tuesday, Tobin celebrated the latest handbag collection with an intimate gathering in Manhattan’s East Village.
Each canvas, featuring Tobin’s original acrylic art, produces a moderate production run of wristlets, totes, clutches or cross-body bags and is manufactured in one of the last remaining handbag factories in New York City’s Garment District.
The handbags are suede-lined and designed for the customer who craves function without sacrificing art. Tobin’s products retail for anywhere between $ 160 to $ 700 a piece.
Perhaps representing a predominating trend toward the marriage of art and fashion and consumer

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Gaming PC Sale: Deals on Laptops and Desktops from Dell, MSI, Gigabyte, and More

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Whether your rig is struggling to play the latest games or you’re thinking about buying a gaming PC gaming for the first time, it never hurts to see what’s available. And if building your own rig doesn’t sound appealing, you have plenty of options when it comes to prebuilt gaming PCs or laptops. The only thing you shouldn’t do is pay full price.

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Ozzy Osbourne axes tour dates as he recovers from pneumonia

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Frozen 2: Five questions from the trailer we just can’t let go

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Books of The Times: ‘Leading Men,’ a Novel About Tennessee Williams and His Lover, Casts a Spell From the Start

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Christian Siriano Pulls Gowns From Collection After Diet Prada Callout

After being called out for plagiarism by Diet Prada, Christian Siriano is pulling two gowns from his recent fall 2019 show.
On Monday, the fashion watchdog posted a series of images to its Instagram account showing side-by-side comparisons of gowns from Siriano’s show, which he presented on Saturday, to gowns from Maison Valentino’s spring 2018 couture show.

Siriano was quick to respond to Diet Prada, commenting on the post: “Yea wow last time I have this designer in my studio make a dress. Agree, it’s pulled.”

Christian Siriano’s response to Diet Prada’s accusations. 

Diet Prada called out two looks from Siriano’s collection: a billowy blue gown and a short purple dress with ruffle accents. The account compared the blue gown to a pink version from Valentino that had a similar billowy silhouette and compared Siriano’s purple dress to a floor-length version of a similar shade by Valentino.
In a comment issued to WWD, Siriano said: “I don’t look at collections, so I had no idea what they were even referencing, but yes I agree it looks very similar. I wish I could control and make every single dress myself that we put out there, but it’s not physically possible.”
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Jeff Bezos’s Journey From Private Family Man to Tabloid Sensation

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From Peep Show to Hollywood royalty: Why we love Olivia Colman

Robert Webb and David Mitchell knew it. As Webb affectionately put it on Twitter following her Golden Globe win: “Colman. She’s so bloody *nice*… She’s a consummate professional with seemingly unlimited talent. WHAT a shocking a*******.”
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8 Highlights From the 2019 Grammy Awards

While the red carpet at the 61st annual Grammy Awards had its fair share of standout moments — Cardi B in a high-fashion Venus de Milo in a vintage 1995 Thierry Mugler shell-like gown and Janelle Monae in a sharp-shouldered Jean Paul Gaultier couture dress — the most memorable parts of the Grammys came during the telecast itself.
Absent from the ceremony, Ariana Grande still made headlines Sunday night despite not attending or performing at the Grammys. The singer, who just released her latest album, “Thank U, Next,” on Friday, went to her social media accounts to post pictures of herself in the custom Cinderella-esque Zac Posen gown she would have worn to the Grammys. Grande decided against attending the show because of disagreements she had with the producers over what songs she could perform during the ceremony.
From an appearance by former First Lady Michelle Obama and a Diana Ross celebration to a very Lady Gaga performance to Cardi B becoming the first solo woman to win Best Rap Album, here are the most memorable moments from the Grammy Awards.
1. Former First Lady Michelle Obama takes the stage with Alicia Keys, Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez and Jada Pinkett Smith

The night started

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Stalker ordered to stay away from Rihanna for 10 years after break-in

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What I Learned From the Hacker Who Spied on Me

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Instagram vows to remove all graphic self-harm images from site

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From Kaia Gerber to Ireland Baldwin: See Look-Alike Models With Their Famous Parents

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Who Should Profit From Merch Featuring Cultural Icons of Color?

When Guillermo Andrade, the designer behind streetwear brand 424, sat down with buyers from Barneys New York, they asked him which artist he wanted to collaborate with the most. He immediately said Tupac, and because the multihyphenate entertainer is no longer alive, everyone in the room had a bit of a laugh. But a few weeks later, Andrade received a call from the team at Barneys saying they could make it happen — sort of. Because of Barneys’ relationship with Bravado, which has the global apparel rights for Tupac, Andrade could collaborate directly with the late rapper’s estate to conceive a collection that would be sold exclusively at the department store.
“I was more excited than anything else,” said Andrade, who grew up in Guatemala and moved to the U.S. as an undocumented immigrant in 1993. “For a person with my background and where I come from, the possibility to be associated with the Tupac estate was a big crazy win on a personal level.”
Andrade met with Bravado and they connected him with Tupac’s estate. He recalled them as a warm group made up of Tupac’s friends and family who wanted to protect his image and honor his legacy. They let

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Products Yanked from Amazon in India as New Rules Take Effect

Thousands of items were pulled from Amazon’s India website—the first direct impact from the country’s new e-commerce rules. Walmart’s Flipkart is also scrambling to figure out what it needs to do to comply.
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The Library Is Open: Untucking Secrets From the First Decade of RuPaul’s Drag Race

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Resident Evil 2: How to Hide From Mr. X

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Books of The Times: The Kathleen Collins Revival Continues With ‘Notes From a Black Woman’s Diary’

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STREET SIGNS: How WeSC Transitioned From Mall Brand to Contemporary Streetwear Line

When Joseph Janus joined WeSC seven years ago as chief executive officer of the American business, the Swedish streetwear brand, which is named We Are Superlative Conspiracy, was being produced and distributed by its U.S. licensee Oved Apparel Group. Like most streetwear and skate lines at the time, the brand was focused on mass distribution in retailers such as Tillys, Zumiez and PacSun.
But Janus, who has previously worked for brands including Calvin Klein, Guess and JNCO, sensed a shift coming in the market and knew he would have to slowly make WeSC more premium.
“I wanted to bridge the gap between traditional streetwear and luxury,” said Janus. “How do we get into better department stores and grow up with our consumer who is starting to mix luxury items into their wardrobe?”
In 2013 the brand bought back its U.S. license and created an independent American subsidiary and Janus was charged with growing business in the U.S. Over the course of the last few years, he’s made small shifts to get the company, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, where it is today.
Step one was slowly increasing the price points and changing the distribution from mall stores to better department stores. Janus

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From Wi-Fi to Bluetooth to 5G, All Your Wireless Is About to Change

As billions of new devices come online, the way they connect is changing. Here’s what you need to know about Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5 and, of course, 5G cellular.
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Style Alert: Vote for Your Favorite Look From the 2019 SAG Awards

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What Penn Badgley Wants Us to Learn From ‘You’

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From Fashion Icon to Designer: See Rihanna Rock Fashion Week for Over a Decade

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Best Celeb Relationship Advice From Tyler Henry

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See Every Incredible Look From Lady Gaga’s Dual Las Vegas Shows

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Barnwell: Myths vs. realities from Patriots’ 18-year dynasty

Tom Brady can’t be touched. Gronk has lost a step. Let’s fact-check all the theories about New England and figure out what’s nonsense.
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Patrick Mahomes inherited clutch gene from his major league dad

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Strong Economy Can’t Save Retailers From Holiday Blues

The strong U.S. economy wasn’t enough to give many mall-based retailers a strong year-end boost, as Macy’s and others posted tepid holiday sales, fueling a selloff in retail stocks.
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Highlights From the Fall Offering at Pitti Uomo

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Designer: Brunello Cucinelli
Inspiration: The luxury label found the inspiration for its new collection in the elegance of the Fifties. Calling the lineup “Gentleman at Ease,” Cucinelli offered a relaxed take on classic tailoring. The brand, which this season enlarged its booth at Pitti Uomo, returned the focus to its wide offering of suits, which ranged from effortless-chic styles targeting the new generation of men to evening options. In keeping with this renewed attention on suits, Cucinelli recently introduced in key stores a made-to-measure program that enables shoppers to create customized tailoring styles while experiencing the brand’s Italian lifestyle in dedicated areas offering high-end facilities and services.
Key Styles: In the suiting range, while jackets were cut close to the body, Fifties-inspired high-waisted pants with double pleats were among a selection of wider, comfortable silhouettes. Fabrics spanned from traditional wools and cashmeres to flannels, corduroy and velvet. Knitwear took center stage with cozy crewneck and V-neck sweaters, sometimes embellished with sporty-chic tennis details that showed rich melange effects. The color palette focused on neutral tones of gray, blue and beige, enriched with accents of warm dark red and deep purple hues. — Alessandra Turra
 
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Designer: Alessandro Sartori
Inspiration: Innovation was

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CES 2019: Skin printer wipes years from your face

Procter & Gamble has developed a handheld device that precisely covers blemishes.
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CES 2019: ‘Award-winning’ sex toy for women withdrawn from show

A robotic sex toy designed for women is banned from being displayed at CES, leading to calls of sexism
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Sources: USC blocking Kingsbury from NFL talks

The NFL’s new enforcement of an old rule has led to a situation where the Jets and Cardinals can’t talk to Kliff Kingsbury as a head-coaching candidate, sources told ESPN.
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Books of The Times: In Stories From an Argentine Surrealist, Circles of Madness and Violence

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10 TV Shows to Watch While Recovering From New Year’s Eve

TV Binge, Homecoming, Final Table, Killing Eve, Kidding, PosePicture it: It’s 9 a.m. on January 1. You’re awake, begrudgingly, after a night of champagne and fun. It’s the first day of 2019 and…you’re not leaving your couch. Been there,…

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10 New Year’s Resolutions Based on Beauty Advice From the Kardashians and More

Kim Kardashian, Kourtney KardashianAre you ready for 2019?
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How the Irish get great results from good recruits

Notre Dame doesn't land top-10 recruiting classes, yet it has become a college football power under Brian Kelly. So what's his secret?

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Apple pulls older iPhone models from stores in Germany

Apple is to stop selling older iPhone models at its stores in Germany after losing two patent cases brought by a chip manufacturer, the company has announced.
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As trade season heats up, it’s time to check in on some of the best and worst contracts signed in the summer of 2018.
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Huawei’s kit removed from emergency services 4G network

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The 18 Biggest TV Moments of 2018, From Roseanne to This Is Us and Beyond

Jim Parsons, Milo Ventimiglia, Emmy Rossum, Indya Moore, Roseanne Barr Life comes at you fast, especially in the world of television.
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Christmas card from Mars: Images of 82km-wide ice-filled crater

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The Wysh list: 10 NHL people and teams that want ‘reset’ from a bad 2018

While many in the NHL will look back on 2018 fondly, the 10 on this week’s Wysh List want to be done with this year and move on to 2019 as soon as possible.
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How Streaming Is Saving Your Favorite Shows from Cancellation

While some television shows don’t have the greatest ratings, including NBC’s The Good Place, many are still being renewed thanks to strong viewership on streaming devices.

As reported by New York Post, the tried-and-true way of measuring ratings as a live show through Nielsen numbers are becoming less relevant with the advent of streaming platforms.

The Good Place, as previously mentioned, was given a fourth season despite averaging less than 3 million viewers per week during its regular time slot on Thursdays at 9:30pm.

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Demi Lovato’s Friend Shares Photos of Them From Rehab Stay

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YouTube star banned from UK theme parks and TV studios

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Alexander McQueen Missing From Paris Men’s Week

SHOW BUSINESS: Big acts missing from the official schedule of Paris Men’s Week in January will include Alexander McQueen. The house plans to switch to a series of intimate events as its new presentation format, WWD has learned. The first will take place in London in May for the fall 2019 season. “Intrinsically connected to the bespoke tailoring heritage of Alexander McQueen men’s wear, these events will be central to the evolution of the house’s commitment to the championing of creativity, craftsmanship and innovation,” the brand said. The house moved to showing in Paris in June 2017 after having shown by appointment in Milan and London in previous seasons.
As expected, Lanvin, which recently parted ways with its men’s creative director Lucas Ossendrijver, is also missing from the lineup, according to the Chambre Syndicale which released its provisional schedule for the week on Friday.
Maison Margiela will also sit out the Paris men’s shows this season as it undergoes a strategic review under chief executive officer Riccardo Bellini, who joined the company in March. The house is believed to be aligning its men’s ready-to-wear collection more closely with its women’s line and Artisanal couture collection. Maison Margiela creative director John Galliano oversees

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GM CEO Is Under Fire From Trump, Lawmakers Over Restructuring

General Motors Chief Executive Mary Barra faces bipartisan anger in Washington over the company’s plans to cut 14,800 jobs and close four plants despite robust profits and a strong economy.
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Google's public response to Russian trolls is very different from Facebook's

Google's public response to Russian trolls is very different from Facebook'sGoogle is still fighting Russian agitators seeking to penetrate its services in an effort to spread disinformation and sow discord among Americans.



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Romeo Gigli Receives Honoris Causa Diploma From Brera Art Academy

GIGLI’S TRIBUTE: Romeo Gigli was recognized on Wednesday in Milan by Brera’s prestigious Art Academy, which bestowed the Honoris Causa Diploma in communication and art teaching to the designer. Gigli also received the title of honorary member of the institution.
“Romeo Gigli, who made culture, books, traveling and kindness his own style, understands that many secrets challenge us and are hidden in mythical stories.…Gigli’s language morphed into clothes that wanted to reveal the most hidden secret: that of poetry,” stated the academy, which emphasized not only Gigli’s contribution as a designer of high fashion, but also his “ability to use the spiritual activity that created myths,” creating a “mythological vision of reality.” The academy also underscored the designer’s “tireless research [and] his ability to transform the light and history in fabrics, clothes and accessories,” his “great contribution to the enhancement of the Italian culture,” and how the designer “infused his passion for beauty, history and the journey in his work.”
The designer was born in 1949 in Castel Bolognese, near Ravenna, to a family of antique book sellers and studied architecture at university. Gigli launched his own brand in 1983 and conceived looks with architectural shapes combined with romantic, Renaissance touches, dashes of

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Inside a tumultuous week from hell in Chicago

Jim Boylen may have already lost the Bulls. His first week on the job ended with his players contacting the union over his extreme tactics.

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Voyager 2 reaches interstellar space – 11 billion miles from Earth

The Voyager 2 probe has left the protective bubble around the sun and is flying through interstellar space, NASA says.
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Spider-Man: Far From Home Online Trailer Release Delayed

UPDATE, Dec. 8: Well, the trailer for Spider-Man: Far From Home was indeed shown to attendees at Brazil Comic Con on Saturday … and it turns out they are the only ones seeing it for now.

The trailer was not released online as had been expected. We’ll keep you posted on when it might be released.

IGN Brazil was on hand for the Sony presentation so we will have a description of the trailer from them for you soon.

The original story follows.

The first trailer for Spider-Man: Far From Home is set to debut at Brazil Comic Con on Saturday, December 8.

Collider claims that the trailer will premiere at Sony’s panel at the Comic-Con Experience in San Paulo, and will be released online shortly thereafter: IGN can report via sources that this claim is accurate.

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Times Critics Discuss the Year in Books, From Triumphs to Disappointments

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Ralph Pucci Showcases Fashions From Pratt Seniors

Three students from the Pratt Institute of Design are under the spotlight. Their senior thesis projects are being showcased at the Ralph Pucci International showroom, 44 West 18th Street, through Dec. 14.
“We are always looking for what’s new, what’s next,” said Ralph Pucci. “The kids are not afraid to take creative chances. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn’t. But the result is always fresh and original.”
Pucci, a member of the board of directors at Pratt, picked three of his favorite collections from last spring’s senior student show, to showcase on his new mannequins, for visual market week and for several days after.
“Ralph recognizes superior talent at Pratt,” said Jennifer Minniti, chairwoman of Pratt Institute School of Design. “These student designs are really showroom ready. We prefer to challenge the norms and provide new cultural messaging through fashion.”
Rachel Lee, 22, who lives in Brooklyn and now works at Gap Inc. in design, has eight mannequins at the Pucci showroom. “The concept for my thesis is based on my family,” Lee said. “They’re from New Orleans and I wanted to connect with the city. It’s all about color, humor and fun. My mom’s side of the family is from there. Last June,

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Kate Middleton Takes a Style Cue From Meghan Markle During Cyprus Visit

Kate Middleton, Meghan MarkleMeghan Markle isn’t the only woman who wears the pants in the royal family.
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America’s Next Top Model star dies from cancer

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Books of The Times: Revelations and Reckonings in a Sex Scandal From Long Before #MeToo

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From Jennifer Lopez to Rihanna: Relive the 20 Most Iconic Grammys Looks Ever

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Tumblr to ban all pornographic content from 17 December

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See All of Beyoncé’s Epic Outfit Changes From the Global Citizen Festival

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Fantastic Beasts Producer Defends Decision to Extend from 3 to 5 Movies

Fantastic Beasts producer David Heyman recently discussed the decision to extend the series to five movies from an initially planned three.

In an interview with Collider, Heyman responded to a question about the extension, saying “It wasn’t a difficult conversation to have at the studio… it didn’t go from anybody speaking to Jo

and saying, ‘You know what? Let’s milk this.’ Both in fairness to the studio, but also to Jo. While it may look like it to some people, there is nothing cynical about this. This is all from her head.

“So she begins with three films, because she thinks that’s the story she wants to tell, and then as she digs deeper… and she hadn’t written anything when she said three. Then she wrote the first, and as she was writing the second, actually just before then, but as she says we working on the first, she began to realize there was a whole lot more, and she was trying to figure out, ‘how the hell am I going to squeeze this into three?’”

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From Brie Larson to Kiernan Shipka, This Actress Plays the “Young” Version of All Your Favorite Stars

McKenna Grace, SabrinaYou might not know her name, but you’ve seen her face. It’s the face of a younger Brie Larson, a younger Kiernan Shipka and a younger Margot Robbie. That face is Mckenna Grace, a…

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The rise of Tua: From practice phenom to Heisman hopeful

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Comedy From ‘Modern Family’ Duo Lands Pilot Production Commitment at ABC

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Noel Edmonds: I’m a Celeb will get me away from Lloyds fight

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Pies That Bind: Thanksgiving Recipes From the Heartland

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The One Thing Sarah Paulson Stole From the American Horror Story: Apocalypse Set Will Warm Your Heart

Sarah Paulson, 2018 Emmys, 2018 Emmy Awards, Red Carpet FashionsSarah Paulson has a soft spot in her heart for a certain witch. The American Horror Story: Apocalypse star and director took to Instagram to reveal the one item she took home from the FX series….

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Snapchat to Bow ‘My Ex-BFF Court’ Parody Series from Elisabeth Murdoch’s Vertical Networks

Snap has been getting hammered in the stock market, and it just lost its head of content, Nick Bell. But the company is still pushing on its original-content strategy for Snapchat, as it looks to boost ad revenue from its user base of 186 million daily users. Snapchat’s newest short-form original: “My Ex-BFF Court,” a spoof […]

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NFL moves Chiefs-Rams from Mexico City to L.A.

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Elon Musk’s Tesla reaches farthest point from sun

SpaceX billed Elon Musk’s Tesla Roadster as on “an endless road trip past Mars” when it launched in February.
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Sarah Brightman Returns from Space Training for New Album and Tour: ‘I Needed to Earth Myself’

Sarah Brightman is making an astronomical landing with her fifteenth studio album Hymn.

After spending months in Russia training for a trip to outer space that she postponed in 2015, Brightman, 58, opened up to PEOPLE exclusively about the creation of her newest album and the planning stages of her tour.

“I needed to earth myself,” says the soprano singer. “I said I would like to do an album of songs which are full of light, full of hope. Songs that remind me of when I felt safe and familiar with things in my childhood when I sang in my church.”

“If I don’t use and I don’t convey my feelings through it, I feel depleted,” she added. “I don’t function very well and that’s the beauty of having a gift like a voice. You sort of know what to do. You know what direction to take, you know that you want to communicate through it.”

Brightman, who shot to fame after star-turning roles on Broadway musicals Cats and Phantom of the Opera, linked up with producer Frank Peterson for the album-creating process. What came out of two-and-a-half years of planning and recording was the dynamic, choir-filled album, Hymn, out on Nov. 9.

“ is about looking into the good in things because I do believe that good prevails always,” she said, adding that the word “positivity” would describe her album.

“I did experience huge amounts when I was in the space program that actually how precious everything really is on this beautiful planet and how precious that is,” she added.

Now, the “Time to Say Goodbye” vocalist is ready to take Hymn on the road later this fall for a tour that’s “going to be quite beautiful.”

“I have a lot of energy. I tend to before I go on these tours, I become more energetic,” she says. “You create a power for yourself which will protect you because when you go on tour you’re dealing with the hardship of jet lag and moving around continually.”

The “Angel of Music” singer says her set on tour will be divided into two halves. The first will feature a more retrospective aspect to Brightman’s music, which will look like “somebody who is going to the ballet or the opera.” The second will be a bit more modern and feature most of the songs off Hymn.

“I’m wearing all these amazing runway gowns, which I’ve made a little more theatrical by adding things to them. Stones, crystals, all sorts of stuff,” she says. “I’ve got a big choir behind me. Up really high. I’ve got an orchestra on one side, a band on the other side and myself in the middle.”

Brightman’s album is filled with collaborations with artists like French tenor Vincent Niclo on single “Sogni” and Japanese composer Yoshiki on the emotional “Miracle.”

“ is a really interesting guy and we got along very well,” she said. “It was a very interesting collaboration with Japan’s most famous rockstar writing a beautiful contemporary classical piece.”

Along with the collaborations, Brightman’s album jumps from classical and cinematic music to pop rhythms in a cohesive album threaded by its spiritual nature. The album also takes fans back to one of her most famous classics “Time to Say Goodbye” with Andrea Bocelli, which she recreates in a touching English rendition.

“I wrote the lyrics for it but they were very much inspired from the original Italian lyrics when translated,” she said. “It’s quite a grand song, it’s almost like an opera song, but I wanted to do this in a very intimate way.”

Fans can purchase tickets for “Hymn: Sarah Brightman in Concert” through her website.


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Kanye West ‘distancing himself from politics’

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Johnny Depp ‘dropped from Pirates Of The Caribbean’

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Altria Will Pull Its E-Cigarette Pods From the Market

Altria Group said it would pull its e-cigarette pods from the market and discontinue the sale of most flavored e-cigarettes in response to mounting concerns about a surge in underage use of similar products.
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From Blockbusters to Blind Date: 8 cult TV show comebacks

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Rapper dies after falling from plane during video shoot

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Critic’s Notebook: Fox News and Trump Reboot a Fearmongering TV Drama From 2014

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Sad Dog Found Tied to Lamppost with Note from Old Owner Now Ready for a New, Loving Home

It was’t long ago that 8-year-old Sasha was found tied to a lamppost near a medical complex in Clayton, North Carolina.

Tucked into the sad dog’s collar was a note from whoever abandoned the animal, asking that he be given to a “loving home.” Thought the note did not mention why Sasha was surrendered this way, it did mention all the things that make Sasha a great dog: He enjoys head pets, gets along with children and “absolutely loves steaks.”

A cute canine like Sasha didn’t stay tied to the lamppost for long. Joy Frannicola, who is currently caring for the dog, told PEOPLE via email that she was contacted by someone at the medical complex about the lonely pet.

Frannicola is the founder of Ruf Creek Ranch Animal Rescue, an animal rescue and adoption center based in Smithfield, North Carolina. By the time she learned about Sasha, the dog had already been picked up by Johnston County Animal Services and was under a mandatory 72-hour stray hold. 

An experienced animal rescuer, Frannicola called up shelter supervisor Graham Price and worked with him to assess Sasha’s health and temperament.

“He was underweight, somewhat lethargic and had hair loss from what we found was a flea allergy,” Frannicola said of what Sasha’s initial check-up revealed. The pup was obviously quite sad, too.

That frown soon turned upside down, however. Thanks to Frannicola and Price’s efforts, along with the assistance from Willowrun Veterinary Hospital, Sasha’s hair is growing back. He has also been neutered, brought up to date on his shots and dewormed.

His heart is healing, too: at Frannicola’s rescue, Sasha is receiving plenty of affection, regular walks and the opportunity to meet new animal friends. Now the only thing that is missing from this pooch’s life is the right forever home.

“He has not been adopted yet. Because of his history (as we know it), we are looking for a specific type of home for him.  He gets along with other dogs, but we would rather he be placed in a situation where he can have a one-on-one relationship with his human, and not have to share affection,” Frannicola said, adding that Sasha recently moved in with his foster mom, Lorna, who hopes to become the dog’s “furever” mom. 

“He is curious about his new surroundings, very eager to please. He loves to go on walks and have his head and ears rubbed. He is affectionate, and wants to be near his human. He would be the perfect companion for an older person or couple. Very low maintenance,” Sasha’s hero added about the many traits that make him a wonderful companion. 

It is still unclear why someone would leave behind such a sweet dog like Sasha, but Frannicola knows firsthand that pet surrender is not uncommon.

“I cannot begin to think of the reasons his family abandoned him, but the fact that he was left with the note shows that they did care for him and wanted the best for him. The economy here in North Carolina is not good. People are surrendering their pets to county shelters in record numbers,” she said. “Most of the shelters are posting that they are full, and if pets are owner-surrendered, they will most likely be euthanized because of space issues. I am hoping that he was left like he was because they knew the possibility of him being euthanized if surrendered to a shelter.”

Frannicola suggests pet owners who find themselves in this difficult situation reach out to local rescues and no-kill shelters. Rescue groups can likely provide food and supplies to families struggling to keep their pets, and can help owners find fosters or adopters if necessary.

To help Ruf Creek Ranch Animal Rescue find homes for Sasha and other dogs like him, visit the organization’s website


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Sotheby’s Paris Preps Fourth Auction of Books From Pierre Bergé’s Personal Library

BERGE’S BOOKENDS: If reading is the key to enlightenment, Pierre Bergé sure had a lot of books to spark his intelligence.
Sotheby’s Paris will hold the fourth auction for a selection of books from Bergé’s personal collection on Dec. 14. Several choice lots are on view at Sotheby’s New York office through Saturday, and they illustrated the myriad interests of the late French business titan: botany, gardens, philosophy, activism and more. The upcoming auction is expected to drum up between 5 million euros and 6 million euros, according to a Sotheby’s spokeswoman.
Literature, the 19th century and music were among the areas of interest covered in prior sales, with the first auction having been held nearly three years ago.
The December sale includes such highlights as Bartholomeus Anglicus’ “Le Propriétaire des choses,” circa 1486. This complete copy of a major medieval encyclopedia is illustrated with 19 large woodcuts, all hand-colored at that time. Bidders will also find Gustave Flaubert’s “Salammbô” from 1863, a first edition that was inscribed by Flaubert to the composer Hector Berlioz.
Another reading relic is Leonhart Fuchs’ “De historia stirpium commentarii insignes” from 1542 that is considered to be the founding treatise of modern botany. The auction house will also

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Panthers’ darkest hour revisited with Rae Carruth’s release from prison

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What we learned from millions of Russian and Iranian troll tweets

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Constellation CEO Rob Sands to Step Down From Corona Brewer

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Man Booker Prize: Anna Burns becomes first winner from Northern Ireland

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Joe Bananas Makes Leap From Sydney to New York

Kim Bourke and Evan Sturrock are all in.
The co-owners of Joe Bananas, a 40-year-old Australian luxury men’s brand, have picked up stakes, moved halfway around the world to New York and opened their first store on Madison Avenue.
“When Americans dream big, they dream of making it in New York City,” Bourke said. “And when Australians dream big, they dream of making it in New York City.”
And so he and his business partner — and brother-in-law — took the leap of faith, leaving their home, and their two stores in Sydney, to open a 1,600-square-foot space at 943 Madison Avenue, between 74th and 75th streets, next door to The Met Breuer. The store had a soft opening last week and the grand opening is scheduled for Oct. 18.
A peek inside gives the first hint at what makes Joe Bananas different. Although the brand offers a wide range of products, it is best known for its colorful sport coats that are created from limited-edition, handcrafted silk textiles in patterns that are inspired by nature in Australia. It takes 250-300 days on average to weave one bolt of fabric that will in turn produce only six jackets that retail starting at $ 2,800 and go up

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Mom Suffers Severe Bruises After Protecting Baby from Hail Storm: ‘I Covered Her with My Body’

An Australia mom was covered in black and blue bruises this week after she and her young daughter became trapped in a hail storm and she had no choice but to shield the baby with her body, reports say.

Fiona Simpson, 23, told The Project that she wasn’t aware of the weather forecast in Queensland before she decided to take her grandmother and 4-month-old daughter, Clara, to a coffee shop on Thursday. When severe rain started picking up, Simpson pulled over to the side of the road, she wrote in a Facebook post. That’s when it started to hail.

“The back window, where Clara was, the whole back window just blew out … glass went everywhere through the car,” the told The Project. “So I took off my seatbelt, climbed through the back and just laid on top of her.”

The hail pelted Simpson’s back, leaving her with bruising to her back, arms and her face. She shared photos of her damaged skin in the Facebook post, writing, “I covered my infant with my body to stop her from getting badly injured.”

“I know I’ll be sore tomorrow,” she added in the post. “I’m just so relived that my daughter and grandmother are alright.”

She added that she’s learned her lesson and will never drive in a hail storm again. In a follow-up post, Simpson wrote that she and Clara were home safe Thursday night. Her grandmother is recovering at a hospital.

“At the end of the day, all that matters is that we’re alive,” she told the Australian Broadcasting Corp. “A car can be replaced and bruises can heal, and we’re just all safe right now.”

Simpson told The Project that Clara only suffered a few bumps and bruises. After the incident, she took the baby to the hospital where Clara was “happy and smiling and giggling and playing.”

“She’ll be alright. She hasn’t even really noticed, to be honest,” Simpson said of her daughter. “We’ll all be fine. We’re tough.”


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