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Miss America CEO quits over misogynistic emails

Washington, United States | AFP | The Miss America pageant’s CEO resigned on Saturday after dozens of former beauty queens demanded he step down over leaked internal emails that contained misogynistic, fat- and slut-shaming language. “This afternoon, the Board of Directors of the Miss America Organization accepted the resignation of …

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Miss America suspends CEO over misogynistic emails

New York, United States | AFP | The Miss America pageant suspended its CEO on Friday after dozens of former beauty queens demanded he step down over leaked internal emails that contained misogynistic, fat- and slut-shaming language. The decision was announced in the face of mounting pressure in the media …

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Legendary fashion editor Keturah dead

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Lydia Keturah Kamugasa, Vision Group’s fashion columnist and editor is dead. Kamugasa reportedly succumbed to a heart attack at IHK hospital Kampala after collapsing in office on Wednesday. She was a long time editor of New Vision’s magazine Bride and Groom, before taking charge …

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Don’t bathe more than once a week says designer Westwood

Paris, France | AFP | Flamboyant fashion designer Vivienne Westwood revealed the secret of her eternal youth Saturday — only taking a bath once a week. The 76-year-old queen of punk fashion let it slip after watching her husband Andreas Kronthaler’s spectacularly idiosyncratic show at Paris Fashion Week. Asked by reporters …

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Fashion world shaken by #NoFreePhotos row

Paris, France | AFP | Photographers have risen up in revolt at the way fashion labels and influencers are using their street style images without crediting them, highlighting discontent about the “work for free” culture in the multi-billion dollar industry. More than 40 photographers who follow the fashion circuit and …

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Robotic fashion: Wear your heartbeat on your sleeve

Milan, Italy | AFP | Dutch designer Anouk Wipprecht has a vision for a world in which people stop telling themselves little lies about their emotions — and she believes high-tech fashion is the key. Her creations, which combine digital technology with haute couture, play with social norms and aim to …

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