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Brad Pitt Voluntarily Gave Urine to the DCFS

2016年09月30日

Brad Pitt is reportedly being investigated by the FBI for an allegedly violent outburst involving his son, which resulted in Angelina Jolie filing for divorce. And while it's important to give the couple privacy during this difficult time, it's also important not to ignore abuse claims against children—hence this update.



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According to TMZ, who broke the story of Pitt and Jolie's divorce, the actor fully cooperated with the Department of Child and Family Services before jurisdiction was given to the FBI—and even agreed to give a voluntary urine and blood test. (Note: the test was conducted days after the incident in question).


"The test went down within a couple days of the alleged incident on the plane. We're told Pitt voluntarily provided a urine sample in an attempt to show he had nothing to hide, and to clear up any "exaggerations"...we're told he wanted the test to blunt any claims he's abusing drugs or alcohol. DCFS did not require it for its investigation...Pitt simply offered."


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Polson senior dresses to honor missing women

2016年09月29日

The first name you’re going to read in this story is Lakota Rae Renville.


She was 22 when she was beaten and stabbed to death in 2005 in Independence, Missouri, and her body wrapped in a blanket and tossed in an illegal dump.


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Her murder has never been solved.


Eleven years later, and 1,100 miles away, a Polson High School senior spent several hours Monday night sewing a cheap evening dresses uk in Renville’s honor.


Marita Growing Thunder wore the black dress with colorful ribbons circling it to school on Tuesday.


Growing Thunder never knew Renville, but that’s not the point. She wants you to know that the 22-year-old Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate woman should be more than a statistic.


On Tuesday night, Growing Thunder was designing and sewing another dress, for another missing or murdered Indigenous woman, to wear to school on Wednesday. She’ll do it again Wednesday night for Thursday, and Thursday night for Friday.


Growing Thunder has been doing it every school day since school started.


She plans to do it every day until she graduates.


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That’s a lot of dresses – about 170. Each one takes between 90 minutes and six hours a night to make, depending on the design.


Growing Thunder goes to work on the dresses after she finishes her homework and chores after school, sometimes working until 2 a.m. And the sad thing is, when she’s done, she’ll be tens of thousands of dresses short of having honored all the Indigenous woman who have gone missing or have been murdered.


There are 3,000 open cases in Canada alone, and Growing Thunder figures the number is much higher in the United States, where she said a database is still being built, and in Mexico.


“Several more go missing each day,” Growing Thunder said. “I don’t keep track, because they’re more than a number. They were somebody’s grandma, somebody’s little sister. There hasn’t been a day I haven’t cried, thinking about them.”


Growing Thunder attended the Center for Creative Youth at Wesleyan University at Middletown, Connecticut, over the summer, where high school students spend four weeks taking classes in a wide range of artistic disciplines ranging from filmmaking to photography.


Growing Thunder, who plays the trombone, was there for music.


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But the center encourages its students to develop an arts advocacy project when they return to their home communities.


Growing Thunder decided to take part in a year-long project called "Save Our Sisters," wherein people use visual and practical arts to spread awareness of missing and murdered Indigenous women, by designing and sewing a dress for every day of her senior year.


Other women are making and wearing dresses to advance the cause as well.


She’s been aware of the problem since grade school. In her own family, Growing Thunder says she has lost two aunts to homicide. A great aunt on her father’s side was murdered while hitchhiking, she said, and an aunt on her mother’s side was killed by a husband.


“My sister, Genevieve, is named after her,” Growing Thunder said.


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Growing Thunder posts photographs of many of the dresses on a Facebook page called Save Our Sisters: #MMIW Awareness.


Her classmates have said little about the often-colorful dresses she wears each day, along with intricately beaded moccasins and leggings she has also made, and jewelry she has hand-crafted, Growing Thunder said.


“I really don’t think my peers really care,” she said. “The reaction has been pretty neutral – not positive or negative.”


She declined to talk about an exchange others reported on social media, saying, “I feel if I speak about it, it will take away from what I’m trying to do.”


She tries to learn as much about each of the missing or murdered women she honors, and incorporates that knowledge into her designs. Sometimes, Growing Thunder said, family members who have heard about the project contact her and ask if she’ll honor their missing or murdered relative with a dress.


“If somebody feels it will help bring them closure, and tells me about a loved one, I do the best I can,” she said. She incorporated fabric with musical notes earlier this month in a formal dresses honoring Tasheena Craft, an 18-year-old Arlee woman who was beaten to death in 2007. Craft was in a drumming group, Growing Thunder explains.


Growing Thunder, 17, is a member of the Fort Peck Sioux Tribe. She was born in California, but moved to the Flathead Indian Reservation with her mother, Shannon Ahhaitty, when she was 4.


Her plans after graduation are to attend college and major in pre-med. She has her eye on Carleton College in Minnesota.


But Growing Thunder is clearly more comfortable talking about the project than she is about herself.


“It’s not about me,” she explained. “It’s not about me at all.”

  


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North Texas Wedding Photographer Ruins Bride’s Big Day

2016年09月28日

Stranded on her wedding day. “I felt betrayed,” she told Consumer Justice reporter Cristin Severance.


As if planning a wedding wasn’t stressful enough, Kailey Olson had another stressor. Her wedding photographer canceled at the 11th hour! “My biggest thing about the wedding, I wanted pictures,” she said.


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She had it all planned out, picking her wedding photographer almost a year before her June 2016 wedding. It was $800 for two videographers and two photographers. “We were great, we were booked, I was pumped,” she told CBS 11 News.


The photographer was Emily Thompson of Happy Skies Photography. But just months after signing a contract, Thompson changed her website to ‘Get Photography.’


Communication continued through Facebook messages. “I didn’t think anything of (the change),” Olson said. The week of their wedding, responses to Olson’s messages stopped, but not on the photographer’s personal Facebook page. “She was posting pictures,” Olson said. “But not responding to me.” The night before the wedding, she still hadn’t replied to the bride-to-be.


Then, Olson’s worse nightmare came true — the photographer wasn’t coming. Olson recalled getting the message. “She’s super sick and she’s in the hospital,” said Olson. Now, Olson was frantic, trying to find a backup photographer. “I wanted those memories,” she said. “And I’m stressing out the night before our wedding. I felt betrayed by her.”


Olson wasn’t the only bride who didn’t get her wedding photographs taken by Emily Thompson. Several brides reached out to Consumer Justice. Toni Mayhaw hired Thompson for her August 6 wedding. Mayhaw received a message from the photographer an hour before the wedding saying she was in South Carolina with a broken ankle. Mayhaw is out $350.


Thompson’s ‘Get Photography’ business has an ‘F’ rating on the BBB. Brides have also complained on the online publication Rip-Off Report. Several brides told Consumer Justice that Thompson had left Saginaw and moved to South Carolina.


Consumer Justice called and emailed Thompson at her new business. After several attempts, she emailed back saying, “We are unavailable at this time, we promise we will email you back asap.” The deadline came and went. We have not heard back from Emily Thompson.


We did hear from Saginaw police. At least three victims have filed police reports. Saginaw PD said that they are investigating.


Meanwhile, the Olsons still have empty frames where their wedding pictures should have been. “It just hurts to have to look back at the frames we had gotten and they are empty,” she said.


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Stranded brides uplifted by donated wedding dresses

2016年09月27日

It might be a bride's second-worst fear: left at the dress shop.


Some women discovered this month that they wouldn't be united with their wedding dresses when Linda Lee Bridal in Metairie suddenly closed.


In response, wedding planners with the local business Three Little Words organized a wedding cheap evening dresses uk swap, giving locals a chance to donate their used dresses for the stranded customers of the Veterans Memorial Boulevard store.


On Saturday, about 200 wedding dresses were brought to Feet First Shoes on Magazine Street for donation. "I guess I shouldn't be surprised because in New Orleans, people show up for each other," said Elizabeth Nicholson, one of three wedding planners with Three Little Words. "It was really beautiful to see the way women were showing up for each other."


On Sunday, customers of Linda Lee Bridal had the opportunity to browse the racks in search of a replacement for their beloved gowns.


Dianca Thompson, engaged to be married in February, said she showed up for an appointment at Linda Lee last week, only to find the store had closed. Thompson said she picked out her intricately beaded, $2,000 cheap cocktail dresses back in April 2015, giving her enough time to pay for the gown while keeping up with life's expenses.


"That's how long I've been paying on this dress -- and this happens," Thompson said. "I couldn't do anything but cry because my wedding is four months away and I don't have money I can just throw away."


According to WDSU, some customers were allowed to come by Linda Lee and pick up their dresses on Saturday, but it wasn't clear whether others would be able to retrieve their orders.


On Sunday, Thompson showed a volunteer at Feet First a photo of her original dress and immediately found the perfect one, she said. "I don't think I can do any more crying," she said. "I have a dress that I really, really like, and I'm just ready to get married now."


Thompson said she's grateful that other women would donate something so special to others.


About 150 people are expected to attend her wedding celebration at Royal Palm in Harvey. It will be seven years to the day that she met her husband-to-be Ernest Francois.


In the meantime, she said, she's figuring out how to help the 12 women in her bridal party find new dresses.


Nicholson said women donating their gowns said their emotional last goodbyes. Some attached notes for their future owners to find. "The women who were dropping off these gowns, you could tell they were so happy to be offering it up to someone who needed it," she said.

  


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Couple left heartbroken after wedding fund is stolen

2016年09月26日

Adam Doward and Emily Butler had been saving for six months and working overtime to help pay for their dream wedding.


But the pair were left devastated when they discovered that £600 of their fund had gone missing from their home.


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Seeing their distress, the couple's loved ones set up a fundraising drive to help them out - and have already raised more than £350.


Emily, a staff nurse at the QMC's emergency department, discovered the theft - which has been reported to police - on Friday evening.


"We've been putting about £100 into a pot each month," she said. "But on Friday, just before my night shift, I noticed that something wasn't quite right.


"When I realised that £600 was missing I was distraught. I rang Adam at work in hysterics.


"When he came home he called the police and our letting agent, so they're looking into it now."


The 24-year-old and fiance Adam, who live in the city centre, met at the QMC, where they both work, in March last year.


They got engaged in November and are hoping to get married around Christmas in 2018.


They had been working as much overtime as possible - on top of their 12-and-a-half-hour shifts at A&E - to pay for the wedding themselves.


"We'd just been working so hard that this just felt like we were right back at the beginning again," said Emily. "We were both absolutely devastated."


Adam, 27, added: "I want to give Emily the best wedding possible and seeing her so upset about all this was awful.


"It has completely broken her heart, which is just unforgivable."


But seeing their friends and family rallying round to help has raised the couple's spirits.


"My step-mother set up the fundraising page ," said Adam. "And since then, we've just been overwhelmed with the response.


"It shows that people really do care."


Emily added: "I was feeling so upset, but this has really restored my faith in humanity.


"We didn't expect people to raise money for us at all - I went to bed and woke up to discover people had started raising money for us.


"It's just overwhelming."


Friend Laura Walker, a nurse who has worked with both Adam and Emily for several years, has backed the fundraising bid.


"It's such a shame that their hard-earned overtime money has gone to someone else," she said.


"Emily was clearly very upset by it and a lot of colleagues were shocked to hear what had happened - we wanted to try and help in some way.


"They are both incredibly hard-working people. The emergency department is a very busy and difficult place to work, so to do extra shifts is incredibly tiring for them.


"This fundraising shows just how much people care about them. They would always be the first to help out if this had happened to someone else."


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Dresses With Pockets are Like Unicorns

2016年09月23日

As a woman who has shit to do I have often struggled with the fact that most of my clothing does not have pockets in it. Why a pair of pants would have faux pockets blows my damn mind. The only female clothes that have pockets are usually the smallest cut off booty shorts where the pockets are comically longer than the shorts themselves or old lady house prom dresses. I normally wear cute skirts and dresses with leggings underneath.


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Very rarely do I find fashionable stuff with pockets, I (along with every other female out there) freak out with pure glee when I come across fashionable and practical pocketed clothing, its like finding a fucking unicorn!


Vintage dresses and stuff from Target usually have the best chance of pockets. When we do get pockets often they are not deep enough. It is all about accessibility and accessories.


Women need to buy purses to hold their stuff. We are marketed all kinds of beauty products, life essentials, hand sanitizers, mini perfumes, bags of candy, and all kinds of other random purse MacGyver action items. A man can keep all he needs in his deep pockets. A wallet and cellphone, that’s it, perhaps a tiny little beard comb if he’s fuzzy.


If I wear a fanny pack I am seen as less sexy and lame. I love fanny packs regardless of how cool they are. Putting your giant cellphone in your back pocket is asking for a swim in the toilet. Do I just start carrying my stuff in my snatch? Is it nature’s pocket?


My roommate Lucy has some thoughts on pockets: “Women don’t deserve pockets, we have to load everything into our purses,” as she digs through her purse looking for change. It’s bullshit.


I remember my tiny grandmother having a bad shoulder from carrying her XL handbag. My aunt and mother going into back room Chinatown black-market purse shops trying to undercut designer prices. Watching my mother sit in front of a big screen TV tuned to the Liquidation Channel or the Home Shopping Network, precursors to the internet shopping that my peers are obsessed with. Amazon Prime is a dangerous beast.


When I was a bartender I had to get a bottle opener necklace and wear an apron to be efficient. It is easier for a pants wearing man to carry what he needs. Thank goddess for Carabeaners, I use mine to clip to a belt or sometimes my leggings when I don’t want to carry a stupid purse.


Forever the fashion industry has been run by primarily gay men. Women are hangers, consumers, people who like accessories, told to just spend their husband’s money on mindless junk.


A lot of girls carry things in their bra. I have multiple problems with this. First of all fuck bras! They are another social construct that I do not wish to participate in.


It is embarrassing when my mother calls me out on not having a bra on. It pisses me off that she doesn’t understand that it was just an advertiser who made all women buy these undergarments.


I have had larger breasted friends tell me they need bras for comfort and back issues, I guess that is the exception, if you want to wear bras feel free, I am not judging you, just don’t judge me for not wearing one.


Second part of this is the fact that cellphones are in boobs. I do not want a phone sized titty tumor. Cellphones are evil in general, they are starting to set shit on fire, don’t want that near my boob. Also sweat water damage, I am a sweaty betty. Third problem with bra pockets is sweaty boob money. It is gross, nobody likes to be handed wet smelly money.


I want a pocket like a mother kangaroo carrying her baby Joey. I want my precious cargo to remain safe inside of me. Gender politics and the fashion industry holding back women stops me from being a fashionable female capable of functioning in the fast paced world around us. I don’t need a giant purse holding me back and weighing me down. More pockets need to be seen on the runway, women are demanding them!


Wearing functional men’s clothing is a social taboo. The material our clothes are made of is generally thinner and less long wearing than men’s lines. Besides, fake pockets there are always fake zippers and buckles too, random aesthetics that do nothing to aide in functionality.


Men’s clothing also has more logical sizing. Women’s clothing is complete bullshit, prom dresses uk sizes are arbitrary and complicated, often meaning different things with different designers, you always need to check out the handy dandy size chart.


In the medieval times both men and women carried bags, but as pickpockets became more prevalent, internal pockets made more sense. Women were still left vulnerable, ready to be robbed.


How dare a woman mess with her beautiful silhouette by having stuff in her pocket bulging. Suffragettes had pockets but Hilary Clinton’s suit does not, what does that say about our society?

  


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12 Tips for Keeping Your Wedding on Budget

2016年09月22日

You are getting married. Congratulations! You may know what you want to have for your special day, but your caviar dreams probably can’t be met on your beer budget. While your wedding should be your dream come true, it should also not send you into mountains of debt either.


Here are some things you can consider doing to help keep your wedding spending in check while still getting the things you want.


1. Set a Budget


First up, before you start making arrangements, it’s a good idea to set a budget. Don’t forget to include the costs of your venue, flowers, cake, invitations, decor and gown when coming up with your amount.


There is not a “right” amount to budget. It is only what you can afford. The most important thing to keep in mind is to avoid going into debt. Yes, this is a magical day, but you don’t want to spend so much getting caught up in the day and focus more on the life-changing event — you are getting married.


Make a list of everything you want and determine the cost. Then, prioritize the things that matter the most and those which you may be willing to give up.


What is important to each person will vary, so don’t compare yourself to others and follow your heart.


2. Narrow the Guest List


Trying to invite everyone to your wedding can be one of the easiest ways to overspend. While you do not want to hurt anyone’s feelings, your budget really is something that matters. If you can only afford for 50 people to attend, then you’ll need to narrow down the list.


If you want, you can have a get together after your wedding and invite the friends who were not able to attend the ceremony itself. You can celebrate the wedding, share the photos and even watch the video of your day with them.


3. Change the Date


The typical “wedding season” is during the spring and summer months. If you change your date to be off-season, you might find that venues charge less.


Something to keep in mind if you are doing a destination wedding — summer may be off-season in some areas. You may want to consult with a travel agent to find the time of the year when the costs might be lower at your particular destination.


You can also use the time of the year to your advantage. For instance, if you get married in December or January, many venues are beautifully decorated with seasonal flowers, trees and lights — bringing in free decor.


4. Try a Different Location


Rather than a hotel ballroom, why not try a different location? Perhaps an aquarium or historic site has a great option for your event. You might even know a friend with a beautiful backyard. Think outside the box for your venue location, and you might find something that costs much less (or is even free).


5. Print Your Own Invitations


You can use online discount sites to order your Save the Date cards and invitations, rather than using local printers. These sites sometimes offer discount codes that can help knock down the cost even further.


You can also find beautiful fonts online and create your own invitations. (Pinterest is full of ideas.) Then, purchase heavy card stock and print them yourself. If you do not find the paper in the size you want, you can pay a professional to cut them for you or use a paper cutter at your office or local library.


6. Go with Simple Décor


If large elaborate floral centerpieces are out of your budget, you can still have beautiful tables for a lot less. You can also send the centerpieces home with guests as a thank you after the reception. Here are a few simple ideas.


If you want floral arrangements, consider mostly greenery with some floral accents (which are much less expensive).


Use small plants or florals.


Tie a ribbon around Mason jars and place a candle inside.


Mirrors with tealight candles (these reflect the light and give a great illusion).


7. Use In-Season Flowers


When flowers are not in season, you’ll likely pay a premium rate for them to be sent to your florist for your wedding. Instead, ask your florist which ones are available at a lower cost.


If you really want those special flowers, use them sparingly. Instead of full bouquets filled with your favorite blooms, consider using other flowers and then add the expensive ones sparingly. That way, the flowers will be included, but you’ll knock down the cost.


Another way to save money on your bouquets is to use a bit more greenery than flowers. They will still look gorgeous, but because greenery costs less, you’ll likely save in the long run.


You might also visit the floral shop in your grocery store rather than a floral shop. You can often purchase your flowers at a much lower cost (I did this, and saved one-third on the cost of my flowers).


8. Stay Within Your Gown Budget


This is one place where a lot of money can be spent. When shopping for the formal dresses, it’s a good idea to tell the sales person exactly what you can afford and ask them not to show you anything outside your budget (as you wouldn’t like to fall in love with something you can’t afford).


When looking at your gown budget, don’t forget to include the cost of a veil or headpiece, jewelry, shoes and alterations. These other items often get overlooked and can make that dress budget shoot higher in a minute.


There are several other options for your dress. If your mother or grandmother has a gown you want to wear, that would probably mean the world to them. For the cost of alterations and a good cleaning, you can not only get a free gown but also wear something of sentimental value. You may also consider shopping the sale racks or visiting a mass retailer for deals. Buying a pre-owned dress or renting your gown are options to think about as well.


You may want to borrow jewelry and accessories. This will not only save you money but can also be your “something old and something borrowed.”


9. Negotiate With Your Photographer


This is an area where you don’t want to just hire anyone. These photos are your memories of the day, so it’s important to hire a good photographer (and videographer, if you want one) who you can trust.


It’s a good idea to meet with several photographers and get their estimates, which you should get outlined in writing. Some questions to ask are about additional fees, like travel expenses. Does the cost include any prints? Do you get the prints on CD to own yourself? Does the fee include a set number of hours?


Once you find a photographer you like, don’t be afraid to negotiate. See if you can pay for rights to the images and can print them yourself and/or order a wedding album once your budget allows. You may pay a bit more for the rights to the photos, but it can be worth it to purchase add-on items and prints as you can afford them.


10. Consider Music Options


There is nothing like a live band playing at your reception. However, that can be very expensive. If you opt for a DJ, you can often cut the costs. Either way, make sure you know when you want the band or DJ to perform or play. If you want them for a longer period of time than they’re used to, they may charge higher fees.


Some musicians/DJs may offer a discount if you pay in advance and/or pay in cash. It is always worth asking to see if they are willing to negotiate the price if you go this route. You may want to consider getting any negotiations in writing as well to help ensure everyone is on the same page with expectations.


11. Be Selective With Food


There is often a misconception that serving appetizers will cost less than having a sit-down meal, but that may not be the case. It is a good idea to compare the cost of appetizers only, sit-down meal or buffet to find out which is the lower-priced option.


You may want to check with your venue to see if you can use your own caterer (if this is a less expensive option than using the venue’s caterer). You may also consider having a family member or friend cook the meal. If you have someone who loves to cook, or perhaps even does some catering on the side, ask them to help. Even if they do not cover the entire meal, you might be able to save on some appetizers or desserts.


12. Get Creative With the Cake


Instead of a large tiered cake, consider having a smaller one to have on display. Then, use sheet cakes to serve your guests. You might even think outside the box and serve cupcakes instead. If you do want everyone to have a slice of your cake, have the person serving cut the pieces a bit smaller. This way, the cake can serve more people.


What other tips do you have to help save on a wedding? We’d love to hear from you.


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Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's Family-Focused Dream Wedding

2016年09月21日

From the very beginning, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's children were the focal point of their marriage.


The former couple's divorce comes just a month after they celebrated theirsecond wedding anniversary. At the 2014 ceremony, held in the chapel ofChâteau Miraval – the family's estate in the French village of Correns – and attended by just 20 guests, Jolie and Pitt made sure to involve their six children in a variety roles.


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Eldest sons Maddox, now 15, and Pax, now 12, walked their mom down the aisle; flower girls Zahara, now 11, and Vivienne, now 8, tossed petals gathered from the garden; and Shiloh, now 10, and Knox, now 8, served as ring bearers. The kids also helped write their parents' vows and Pax even baked the cake.


"It was important to us that the day was relaxed and full of laughter," Pitt and Jolie told PEOPLE at the time. "It was such a special day to share with our children and a very happy time for our family."


Even Jolie's formal dresses was an expression of her kids' creativity: Luigi Massi, the master tailor at Atelier Versace, sewed dozens of designs from her children's drawings into the dress and veil.


"Luigi is like family to me and I couldn't imagine anyone else making this dress," said Jolie. "He knows and cares for the children and it was great fun putting it together."


She also noted that "Brad didn't see the dress until the moment of the wedding."


Pitt, meanwhile, wore a suit from his closet – with a tie borrowed from one of his sons because Pitt forgot to pack his.


The couple's focus on their children has continued into their breakup. Jolie filed for divorce on Monday, with the actress's attorney telling PEOPLE, "This decision was made for the health of the family." Pitt also put family first in his statement, telling PEOPLE, "I am very saddened by this, but what matters most now is the well being of our kids."


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Models in New York Fashion Week

2016年09月20日

New York Fashion Week sees a lot of innovation on the runway, but one Muslim designer managed to bring something completely new to the catwalk this year.


Indonesian designer Anniesa Hasibuan made history when she had every one of her models wear a hijab. While models have worn hijabs in Fashion Week shows before, this was the first time the entire cast donned a headscarf. Hasibuan is also the first Indonesian designer to have a show at the event.


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Hasibuan's collection included flowing tunics, gowns and pants with distinctly Indonesian flourishes, such as detailed embroidery and luxurious fabrics.


Hasibuan was applauded across social media for helping bring Islamic fashion into the mainstream like others before her. In 2015, Muslim designer Hana Tajim collaborated with Uniqlo and Mariah Idrissi appeared in a campaign with H&M wearing a hijab. Hasibuan's show is part of a powerful new trend.


"I believe fashion is one of the outlets in which we can start that cultural shift in today's society to normalize hijab in America so as to break down stereotypes and demystify misconceptions," Melanie Elturk, chief executive of Haute Hijab, wrote on Instagram. "Last night's show was a huge leap forward in that direction."


The collection is part of the modesty movement in fashion, led by innovative Indonesian designers like Hasibuan. The designer has her own high-end boutique in Jakarta, the country's capital.


Hasibuan produced 48 different looks for Fashion Week, 38 of which were ready to wear and 10 of which were evening gowns. After the show, she received a standing ovation.


"I am so thankful to international and local media from Indonesia for exposing my show. I did not realize the result can be this amazing, and I am thrilled and humbled by the welcome reaction given," Hasibuan told CNN.


But on Instagram, Hasibuan identified her challenges:


"Behind the success of a show there is a great team that was strong and sturdy when it was hit by dissent," Hasibuan wrote. "And we can handle it."


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Anna Camp Share the Sweetest Honeymoon Pics from Ital

2016年09月19日

Pitch Perfect co-stars Anna Camp and Skylar Astin made us swoon with theirstunning wedding pictures, and they're tugging at our heartstrings again with their too-cute honeymoon pictures. After saying "I do," the newlyweds jetted off to Italy together, and it looks like they're having an amazing first trip as husband and wife.


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The couple seems to be enjoying all that Italy has to offer, including the authentic local cuisine. Astin, the 28-year-old actor, shared a cute side-by-side picture of himself and his wife at dinner, and their plates of pasta are cleaned off! He's wearing a gray flannel and a golf cap for the photo, while his 33-year-old wife is sporting a denim formal dresses online and a red flannel.


Astin also posted a picture of his leading lady getting artsy for her own Instagram shots. She's crouching down to get the perfect angle of a cute Italian side street. The effort was worth it, though—her final shot is gorgeous.


Camp shared her own sweet collage of pictures with her followers; she and her hubby took turns posing in front of a stunning Italian building, and then they snapped a selfie together.


There are several other scenic shots from their Italian adventure thus far, and we can't wait to see what else they post as they continue to explore the beautiful European country.


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