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Getting Divorced Abroad

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Women across Houston won’t like what local billionaire Ed Bosarge is trying to pull off next week in front of a Harris County Family Law judge.

The 81-year old mathematician helped pioneer groundbreaking work in the Houston Medical Center and is trying to divorce his wife of 30 years and leave her homeless.

Ed Bosarge owns mansions across the world, at least two yachts, and an island in the Caribbean called Over Yonder Cay. He profiles his self-proclaimed visionary work on www.edbosarge.com.

When his largest palacial home on Carnovan was put on the market the Houston Chronicle profiled it as the most expensive mansion in Houston at $42 million dollars.

Bosarge has amassed a multi-billion-dollar fortune despite allegations of fraud along the way. In the early 1980’s the Securities and Exchange Commission charged Bosarge with securities fraud and market manipulation. The case was settled. Former business partners have accused Bosarge of a “tyrannical coup” in a legal fight over Houston based Quantlab, called one of the world’s most secretive and profitable high frequency trading companies. Bosarge is also now deeply invested in stem cell technology.

But it may be his divorce case that raises the most troubling questions about Ed Bosarge.

Court filings claim the Houston billionaire has a young Russian girlfriend – an affair that purportedly started long before the divorce was ever filed. Lawyers for Marie Bosarge claim Ed Bosarge systematically moved assets into South Dakota trusts as part of a scheme to keep the assets from his thirty-year marriage for himself. The Guardian newspaper recently profiled how the mega-rich use South Dakota trust laws to protect and hide their money. Marie’s lawyers say the “sham” trusts were set up to hide his money from his long-time spouse.

“We’ve been married thirty years and he is trying to take everything from me and leave me homeless basically,” Marie Bosarge told Dolcefino Consulting when we saw her outside a Galleria restaurant, “I just want what’s fair.”

Tuesday morning, lawyers for Ed Bosarge will ask Judge Chip Wells of the 312th District Court to dismiss Marie’s claims that Ed is trying to cheat her. 

Will the billionaire show up to face his wife? Stay tuned.

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have issued a legal warning to the media after photographs of the duchess in Canada were published in newspapers and on websites.

According to lawyers, the photos of Meghan Markle walking her dogs and carrying her son were taken by photographers hiding in bushes and spying on her.

They say the duchess did not consent and accuse the photographers of harassment.

Prince Harry and Meghan say that they are prepared to take legal action.

They are believed to be alarmed by paparazzi activity near their current base on Vancouver Island, British Columbia.

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Lawyers say there have also been attempts to photograph inside the couple’s home using long-range lenses and they accuse the paparazzi of being camped outside the property.

Under laws in British Columbia, Meghan Markle may have grounds for a legal case if she can prove her privacy has been violated, although freedom of the press and expression is guaranteed under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

This comes after Queen Elizabeth II agreed to Prince Harry and Meghan’s wish to step back from being full-time royals, to become financially independent and to split their time between the UK and Canada.

On January 20, Meghan Markle was pictured carrying the couple’s eight-month-old son Archie in a baby sling, while walking her two dogs, Guy and Oz, in Horth Hill Regional Park on Vancouver Island.

Prince Harry arrived back in Canada on January 21 after attending the UK-Africa Investment Summit in London on January 20.

The Duke of Sussex had been apart from Meghan and their son for more than 10 days, after she flew back to Canada earlier this month.

On January 18, it was announced that from the spring, Prince Harry and his wife will no longer be full-time working royals.

They will stop using their HRH titles, no longer carry out royal duties or military appointments and no longer formally represent the Queen.

Prince Harry has long had an uneasy relationship with the media, having grown up aware of the impact the intense media interest had on the life of his late mother, Diana, Princess of Wales, who died in a car crash in Paris while being pursued by paparazzi on motorbikes.

He has often compared Meghan’s experiences of the press with those of his late mother.

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will no longer use their HRH titles, receive public funds for royal duties or formally represent Queen Elizabeth II from spring, the Queen and Buckingham Palace announced on January 18 after reaching a new arrangement.

Earlier this month, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex announced their intention “to step back as ‘senior’ members of the Royal Family and work to become financially independent”.

The couple’s announcement prompted intensive discussions between the prince and other senior royals, led by the Queen.

In 2019, Prince Harry and Meghan spoke of the difficulties of royal life and media scrutiny, with the duke saying he feared his wife would fall victim to “the same powerful forces” that led to his mother’s death.

In her statement on January 18, the Queen said she was pleased that a “constructive and supportive way forward for [her] grandson and his family” had been found.

The Queen said she recognized the “challenges” they had experienced “as a result of intense scrutiny over the last two years”.

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Buckingham Palace said the duke and duchess understood that under the new arrangement, they were required to withdraw from royal duties, including official military appointments, but would continue to “uphold the values of Her Majesty”.

According to the statement, Prince Harry and Meghan intend to repay £2.4 million of taxpayer money used for the refurbishment of Frogmore Cottage.

The house in Windsor, for which the couple will pay rent, will remain their family home as they divide their time between the UK and Canada.

Prince Harry and Meghan will continue to maintain their private patronages and associations – the duke currently holds 16 patronages, including the Invictus Games Foundation, the Royal Marines and the Rugby Football League; and the duchess four – the National Theatre, the Association of Commonwealth Universities, London-based animal charity Mayhew, and women’s charity Smart Works.

They will no longer use HRH, an abbreviation of His/Her Royal Highness, which is part of the title of some members of the Royal Family.

Speaking briefly to reporters at a summit in Berlin, UK’s PM Boris Johnson said he had been confident the Royal Family would find a way forward for Prince Harry and Meghan, adding: “I think the whole country will want to join in wishing them the very best for the future.”

However in comments made for a forthcoming Channel 5 documentary, Meghan’s father, Thomas Markle, accused the couple of “destroying” the Royal Family which he called “one of the greatest long-living institutions ever”.

“Every young girl wants to become a princess and she got that and now she’s tossing that away,” he said.

“It looks like she’s tossing that away for money.”

Some questions about Prince Harry and Meghan’s future status remain unanswered, including what their tax and immigration status will be in the UK and Canada.

It is not yet known whether Meghan Markle still intends to gain British citizenship, which would entail her spending a certain amount of time in the UK.

The Sussexes have already begun a transition phase of living in Canada and the UK.

The duchess is in Canada, a Commonwealth country, with son Archie, where the Sussexes were for six weeks over the festive period.

On January 14, Meghan Markle visited a charity in Vancouver which campaigns for teenage girls living in poverty.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will no longer use their HRH titles, receive public funds for royal duties or formally represent Queen Elizabeth II from spring, the Queen and Buckingham Palace announced on January 18 after reaching a new arrangement.

Earlier this month, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex announced their intention “to step back as ‘senior’ members of the Royal Family and work to become financially independent”.

The couple’s announcement prompted intensive discussions between the prince and other senior royals, led by the Queen.

In 2019, Prince Harry and Meghan spoke of the difficulties of royal life and media scrutiny, with the duke saying he feared his wife would fall victim to “the same powerful forces” that led to his mother’s death.

In her statement on January 18, the Queen said she was pleased that a “constructive and supportive way forward for [her] grandson and his family” had been found.

The Queen said she recognized the “challenges” they had experienced “as a result of intense scrutiny over the last two years”.

Buckingham Palace said the duke and duchess understood that under the new arrangement, they were required to withdraw from royal duties, including official military appointments, but would continue to “uphold the values of Her Majesty”.

According to the statement, Prince Harry and Meghan intend to repay £2.4 million of taxpayer money used for the refurbishment of Frogmore Cottage.

The house in Windsor, for which the couple will pay rent, will remain their family home as they divide their time between the UK and Canada.

Prince Harry and Meghan will continue to maintain their private patronages and associations – the duke currently holds 16 patronages, including the Invictus Games Foundation, the Royal Marines and the Rugby Football League; and the duchess four – the National Theatre, the Association of Commonwealth Universities, London-based animal charity Mayhew, and women’s charity Smart Works.

They will no longer use HRH, an abbreviation of His/Her Royal Highness, which is part of the title of some members of the Royal Family.

Speaking briefly to reporters at a summit in Berlin, UK’s PM Boris Johnson said he had been confident the Royal Family would find a way forward for Prince Harry and Meghan, adding: “I think the whole country will want to join in wishing them the very best for the future.”

However in comments made for a forthcoming Channel 5 documentary, Meghan’s father, Thomas Markle, accused the couple of “destroying” the Royal Family which he called “one of the greatest long-living institutions ever”.

“Every young girl wants to become a princess and she got that and now she’s tossing that away,” he said.

“It looks like she’s tossing that away for money.”

Some questions about Prince Harry and Meghan’s future status remain unanswered, including what their tax and immigration status will be in the UK and Canada.

It is not yet known whether Meghan Markle still intends to gain British citizenship, which would entail her spending a certain amount of time in the UK.

The Sussexes have already begun a transition phase of living in Canada and the UK.

The duchess is in Canada, a Commonwealth country, with son Archie, where the Sussexes were for six weeks over the festive period.

On January 14, Meghan Markle visited a charity in Vancouver which campaigns for teenage girls living in poverty.

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Queen Elizabeth II has agreed a “period of transition” in which Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will spend time in Canada and the UK.

The Queen said she was “entirely supportive” of their desire for a new role but “would have preferred” them to remain full-time working royals.

She expected final decisions to be made in the coming days, she said.

Senior royals have been in talks about the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s role after they said they wanted to “step back”.

In a statement, Queen Elizabeth said the talks at Sandringham, which also involved the Prince Charles Wales and Prince William, had been “very constructive”.

She said: “My family and I are entirely supportive of Harry and Meghan’s desire to create a new life as a young family.

“Although we would have preferred them to remain full-time working members of the Royal Family, we respect and understand their wish to live a more independent life as a family while remaining a valued part of my family.”

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The Queen said it had been agreed there would be “a period of transition in which the Sussexes will spend time in Canada and the UK” after Harry and Meghan “made clear that they do not want to be reliant on public funds in their new lives”.

She said: “These are complex matters for my family to resolve, and there is some more work to be done, but I have asked for final decisions to be reached in the coming days.”

The urgent talks were convened after the Sussexes surprised the rest of the Royal Family on January 8 with a statement expressing their desire to “step back as ‘senior’ members of the Royal Family”.

Prince Harry and Meghan also said they wanted a “progressive new role” within the institution, where they would be financially independent and divide their time between the UK and North America.

Meanwhile, Canadian PM Justin Trudeau told Global News there had been “no discussions” about the details of the royal couple’s move, including on the issues of security and any potential impact on Canada’s taxpayers.

Although no other family member was consulted about the timing of the announcement, Prince Harry and Meghan said it came after “many months of reflection and internal discussions”.

Both the Duke and Duchess of Sussex spoke of the difficulties of royal life and media attention in recent months, with the duke saying he feared his wife would fall victim to “the same powerful forces” that led to his mother’s death.

The talks about their future took place as Prince Harry and Prince William issued a joint statement denying “false claims” that their relationship had been damaged by “bullying” on the part of the older brother.

They said that the “inflammatory language” in the claims was “offensive” and “potentially harmful”, given their support for mental health causes.

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Queen Elizabeth II has summoned senior royals to Sandringham on January 13 for face-to-face talks to discuss the future roles of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

According to local reports, Prince Harry, Prince William and Prince Charles will all attend, while Meghan is expected join the discussion over the phone from Canada.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex say they plan to step back as senior members of the Royal Family.

There is no suggestion a conclusion will be reached at the meeting.

Prince Harry and Meghan also said they plan to split their time between the UK and North America, while “continuing to honor our duty to the Queen, the Commonwealth, and our patronages”.

There are likely to be tax implications to any decision to base themselves outside the UK.

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The meeting at the Queen’s estate in Norfolk – being described as the ‘Sandringham summit’ – will be the first time the monarch has come face-to-face with Prince Harry since the Sussexes’ announcement, which was posted on their official Instagram account.

The Royal Family was said to be “hurt” at the couple’s statement. It is understood the Queen was not consulted in advance of their decision.

Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Charles, William and Harry are expected to review a range of possibilities for the Sussexes, taking into account plans outlined by the couple.

If a deal is agreed in the coming days, there is a general understanding that it will take some time to implement.

Prince Charles is currently in Oman, after travelling overnight to attend the first of three days of official condolences following the death of Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said.

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have announced they will step back as “senior” royals and work to become financially independent.

In a statement, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex also said they plan to split their time between the UK and North America.

According to the UK’s media outlets, no other royals – including Queen Elizabeth II or Prince William – was consulted before the statement and Buckingham Palace is “disappointed”.

Senior royals are understood to be “hurt” by the announcement.

In October 2019, Prince Harry and his wife publicly revealed their struggles under the media spotlight.

In their unexpected statement on January 8, also posted on their Instagram page, Prince Harry and Meghan said they made the decision “after many months of reflection and internal discussions”.

“We intend to step back as ‘senior’ members of the Royal Family and work to become financially independent, while continuing to fully support Her Majesty The Queen.”

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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex said they plan to balance their time between the UK and North America while “continuing to honor our duty to the Queen, the Commonwealth, and our patronages”.

“This geographic balance will enable us to raise our son with an appreciation for the royal tradition into which he was born, while also providing our family with the space to focus on the next chapter, including the launch of our new charitable entity.”

A Buckingham Palace spokeswoman said discussions with the royal couple on their decision to step back were “at an early stage”, adding: “We understand their desire to take a different approach, but these are complicated issues that will take time to work through.”

Over Christmas, Prince Harry and Meghan took a six-week break from royal duties to spend some time in Canada with their son, Archie, who was born in May.

After returning to the UK on January 7, Prince Harry, 35, and Meghan, 38, visited Canada’s High Commission in London to thank the country for hosting them and said the warmth and hospitality they received was “unbelievable”.

During the visit, Meghan said it was an “incredible time” to enjoy the “beauty of Canada”.

She said: “To see Archie go ‘ah’ when you walk by, and just see how stunning it is – so it meant a lot to us.”

Former actress Meghan Markel lived and worked in Toronto during her time starring in the popular American drama Suits, and she has several Canadian friends.

Prince Harry’ move was compared by specialists to Edward VIII’s abdication in 1936 in order to marry twice-divorced American Wallis Simpson.

The Duke of Sussex is sixth in line to the throne – behind Prince Charles, Prince William and his three children.

In an ITV documentary in 2019, Meghan Markle admitted motherhood was a “struggle” due to intense interest from newspapers.

Prince Harry also responded to reports of a rift between him and his brother William, the Duke of Cambridge, by saying they were on “different paths”.

In October, Meghan began legal action against the Mail on Sunday over a claim that it unlawfully published one of her private letters.

Prince Harry also began legal action against the owners of the Sun, the defunct News of the World, and the Daily Mirror, in relation to alleged phone-hacking.

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Former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein has been threatened with jail for using his phone in a New York City court where a jury is being picked for his rape trial.

Judge James Burke asked him: “Is this really the way you want to end up in jail for the rest of your life, by texting and violating a court order?”

The judge instructed Harvey Weinstein, who is out on bail, not to answer the question.

He faces five charges and possibly life in jail if convicted.

The allegations include rape and assault relating to two unnamed accusers. He is charged with raping one woman in a Manhattan hotel room in 2013, and performing a forcible sex act on the second woman in 2006.

On January 6, Harvey Weinstein was charged with an additional two counts in Los Angeles: rape and assault.

He has denied all charges and insists any encounters were consensual.

According to local media, on January 7, Harvey Weinstein, 67, was caught using two mobile phones in court. He had already been admonished by Judge Burke at previous court appearances for using a handset.

Judge Burke said: “What did I say would happen if he so much has a cellphone or electronic device since there have been repeated violations of this, including some on the record?”

“I believe you said remand,” Harvey Weinstein’s lawyer replied after a heated exchange, meaning to put his client in jail.

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Lead prosecutor Joan Illuzzi urged Judge Burke to jail Harvey Weinstein, who is out on $5 million bail. He is required to wear an electronic tracking device.

“There is a grave risk that this defendant at some point will realize that the evidence against him is imposing and overwhelming” and he will try to escape, Joan Illuzzi said.

Judge Burke ultimately declined to revoke Harvey Weinstein’s bail, but told the former movie mogul he would not get any further warning.

“I’m not looking for apologies,” Judge Burke said.

“I’m looking for compliance.”

In court, Harvey Weinstein’s lawyer, Arthur Aidala, asked Judge Burke to delay jury selection, arguing that the jury pool had been tarnished by the extensive press coverage of the Los Angeles charges filed on January 6.

Judge Burke rejected the defense request.

After jury selection, Harvey Weinstein’s New York trial is expected to begin in around two weeks.

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Rod Stewart has been charged by police after allegedly punching a security guard at a hotel in Florida.

According to a police report, the altercation occurred after the 74-year-old singer and his companions, including his son Sean, failed to gain access to a private event on New Year’s Eve.

Sean Stewart allegedly pushed the security guard and Rod Stewart struck his chest “with a closed fist”, the report says.

Rod Stewart and his son were both charged with “simple battery”.

The security guard at the Breakers Palm Beach Hotel, named as Jessie Dixon, told officers that he saw a group of people near the check-in table of the private event in the children’s area, trying to enter without permission.

Jessie Dixon told police that the group “began to get loud and cause a scene”, refusing to leave.

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According to the affidavit, Sean Stewart got “nose to nose” with the security guard, who told him to back away.

The report then alleges that Sean Stewart, 39, shoved Jessie Dixon backwards, before Rod Stewart stepped towards the security guard and threw a punch, hitting him in the left ribcage.

The arresting officer says in the report that he made contact with Rod Stewart, who said he and his family approached the check-in table to try to gain access to the event for their children.

According to the affidavit, Rod Stewart told police that after the family were denied access, Jessie Dixon became argumentative with them, causing his family to become “agitated”.

The singer apologized for his role in the incident, the officer’s report says.

The officer says the altercation was witnessed by two other hotel employees, who signed witness statements confirming they saw the push by Sean Stewart and the punch by Rod Stewart.

Video footage also revealed Sean Stewart and his father as the “primary aggressors” in the confrontation, according to the report.

Both Rod and Sean Stewart were charged and are due to appear at the Palm Beach County Criminal Justice Complex on February 5.

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Silhouette, neckline, style – how to not go crazy when looking for your perfect wedding dress

Finding the perfect dress for any occasion is always accompanied by a certain amount of stress. Imagine then that the dress you are looking for is meant for what will most likely be one of the most important days of your life. 

No stress? Yeah, right! 

Thankfully there is help. Regardless of if you are looking for your perfect wedding dress in the US or Europe, there are sites online that will ease your stress by offering near customized alternatives. 

The devil is in the details and in this case, it’s the dress!

It’s all about the dress. Well, perhaps not only but choosing the right wedding dress is going to be one of the most important decisions you will make when it comes to your wedding. Rightfully so. Everyone deserves to feel beautiful on their wedding day. 

This is a day that is uniquely yours and you should be able to enjoy yourself.  

The right dress will set the tone for the entire experience and you shouldn’t compromise when it comes to choosing the one that is right for you. One way to not go crazy and stress to much over details such as fabric and waist style, is to go for the path of least resistance.

One decision made is better than no decision made

Finding your path of least resistance means, just as the title suggest to make one decision at a time to not feel overwhelmed. One decision made is better than no decision made. At no time is this truer than when it comes to finding your perfect wedding dress. The level of detail is important as is the design. Online it is possible to find suppliers that will allow you to basically customize your dress to your hearts content. 

You have the opportunity to add in as many details as you like and choose the perfect fit for you. Finding plus size wedding gowns onlinefor instance is no problem and you are able to create a flattering dress to your liking. 

Even though there are a million and one details that will require your attention, choosing your wedding dress should be fun and exciting. By committing to making one decision at a time you are making sure that it stays just that, fun and exciting. 

The perfect dress = the perfect day

Of course it is not as simple as this. However, having the perfect dress will make you feel good about yourself and it will without a doubt enhance the experience. The freedom that comes with the opportunity to near customise your own dress is exhilarating and you should make sure to take full advantage. 

By making one decision at a time (when this is possible of course) you greatly increase the chance of success and if there is ever a day when you deserve perfection it is on your wedding day. With the perfect dress, friends and family as well as your sweetheart, all you have to do is walk down the aisle, relax and enjoy.

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Four-year-old Princess Charlotte has started school in London.

She was “very excited” about starting school, Prince William said as he dropped her off for her first day.

Walking across the playground with both parents and Prince George, Princess Charlotte smiled as she met the head of the lower school at Thomas’s Battersea.

Prince George has attended the private school in south west London since 2017.

He began his first day of year two – his final year in the lower school before he moves to the middle school.

Princess Charlotte was photographed meeting Helen Haslem at the side entrance of the school.

Her uniform includes a navy pleated skirt and cardigan, white socks and black shoes.

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Kate Middleton carried her daughter’s backpack, which was decorated with a pink key-ring in the shape of a pony’s head. She smiled as she greeted Helen Haslem and asked about her summer holidays.

Helen Haslem bent down to shake hands with both Prince George and Princess Charlotte, who is fourth in line to throne.

Prince William and Kate Middleton accompanied Princess Charlotte to her classroom before saying their goodbyes.

The Duke of Cambridge, who drove the family to the school, said: “First day – she’s very excited.”

Prince George was also photographed on his first day at Thomas’s Battersea, a preparatory school located a few miles from the family residence in Kensington Palace, in September 2017.

He, too, was greeted by Helen Haslem, after Prince William drove him through the school gates. Kate Middleton missed the occasion as she was not well enough to take him.

The school has around 560 pupils between the ages of four and 13. According to its website, the school charges £6,429 ($7,921) per term for a family’s eldest child and £6,305 ($7,768) for their second eldest child throughout reception, year one and year two.

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In this day and age, we’re all trying to keep our spending habits in check in order to save money. Unfortunately, many of us are unsure where to spend money on a more expensive brand and where we should opt for a more budget option.

Well, worry not, as here’s our guide to where you should save and where you should spend when it comes to fashion:

SAVE – Wrist Jewelry

We all love accessories. No matter if you’re adding some sophisticated jewelry to a work suit or something bold and fun for a date. However, with so many different outfits and current trends, you can easily spend a small fortune on jewelry trying to keep up.

Instead, save yourself money by opting for costume jewelry from cheaper brands. Since this jewelry will be far cheaper than designer, you’ll have room to buy more, so your outfit will always have the best accessories.

SPEND – Sunglasses

While you may want to save money on your wrist jewelry, there is one accessory that you should never scrimp on – your sunglasses! As, when it comes to your sunglasses, you need a pair that will adequately protect your eyes from the harmful UV lights that the sun gives off. Which is why you should pay a bit more for your sunglasses and opt for a reputable brand.

Not only will respected brands like Ray-Ban give you the best in protection for your eyes, this brand will also let you customize your lenses and even add a personal touch like engraving. Even better, by buying designer, you’ll have a quality pair of sunglasses that will last you years, which means you won’t waste money replacing them frequently.

SAVE – Basic Tees

Every wardrobe needs some basic tees. Not only does a t-shirt look great with a nice pair of jeans for a casual look, your tee can be dressed up with accessories and a skirt for a night out. The problem is, as our t-shirts get so much wear, they also get washed a lot. So, whether you bought a cheap or more expensive t-shirt, there isn’t that much difference in the level of quality, which means they both become washed-out, bobbly and in need of replacement quickly.

Which means, rather than wasting your money on an expensive t-shirt, you should save money and just buy a cheaper tee. As long as it’s comfy and it’s a color you like, that’s all that really matters.

SPEND – Blazer

Unlike a t-shirt, which tends to get hidden under other clothing and accessories, your blazer is there to make or break an outfit. Which is why you should always invest in a quality brand, such as a real tweed blazer, with an impeccable fit. As, if you scrimp on your blazer, it’s both unlikely to fit you well and the poor quality will be very obvious.

SAVE – Running Shoes

While in the past it might have been a good idea to invest in running shoes from a designer brand, in the last few years gym clothing has become a massive market, meaning that more budget-friendly shops are now making running shoes that are both affordable and high-quality. While you shouldn’t buy the cheapest pair, you can see, before you waste hundreds of dollars on one pair of trainers, instead try something a little cheaper – they’ll do the same job for so much less!

SPEND – Work Shoes

It doesn’t matter if you work in an office or you’re a personal trainer in the gym, when it comes to your work shoes, it’s essential that you spend a little more. As, when you buy more expensive footwear, you’re far more likely to have a pair of shoes that will keep you comfortable all day – even if you’re on your feet a lot. Plus, pricier shoes will look more professional, particularly in an office environment.

SAVE – Pyjamas

While designer brands might try to tell you that their nightwear is softer, silkier and will help you sleep better – in reality, our pyjamas shouldn’t be something that you spend too much on. For one, hardly anyone is ever going to see them as you only wear them to bed, so there really isn’t any need to show off a brand name. Nor are these expensive brands actually any comfier, with very little difference to how they feel when worn.

SPEND – Bathrobe

The problem with cheaper bathrobes is that they aren’t typically as soft as more expensive brands. Which becomes a problem when you want a bathrobe to keep you warm and cozy during those chilly winter months. So, rather than scrimp, treat yourself to a quality bathrobe that you can snuggle up in on a rainy day.

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Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, the son of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, has been christened by the Archbishop of Canterbury in a private ceremony.

The royal baby was baptized in front of close family and friends in the private chapel at Windsor Castle on July 6.

Prince William and Kate Middleton attended but were not thought to have their children with them.

Queen Elizabeth II did not attend due to a prior engagement.

Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall were reported to have arrived at the ceremony by helicopter and Meghan Markle’s mother, Doria Ragland, also attended.

A full list of the 25 guests has not been made public, but Lady Jane Fellowes and Lady Sarah McCorquodale – the sisters of Prince Harry’s mother, the late Diana, Princess of Wales – were pictured in an official photograph taken at the christening.

A Royal Communications spokesperson said: “The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are overjoyed to share the happiness of this day, and would like to thank everyone around the world for their ongoing support.

“They feel so fortunate to have enjoyed this special moment with family and Archie’s godparents.”

Photo credit Chris Allerton

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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex opted to exclude the press and the public from the day and chose not to reveal the names of Archie’s godparents.

Instead of having press photographers, fashion photographer Chris Allerton – who took their wedding photos – captured the special moment, with two pictures released to the public and posted on the couple’s Instagram account.

Chris Allerton said he was “honored” to take the official photographs and “be part of such a joyous occasion”.

However, Prince Harry and Meghan did follow some royal traditions.

Archie wore a handmade replica of the royal christening robe which was made for Queen Victoria’s eldest daughter.

The robe, which has been worn by royal infants on the occasion of their christening for the last 11 years, was made by Angela Kelly, dressmaker to the Queen.

The ornate Lily Font, commissioned by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert for the baptism of their first child Victoria, Princess Royal, in 1841, was also used – as was water from the River Jordan.

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Almost everyone has ever heard about a couple who have met on a dating website or on social media and has lived happily ever after. Logically, it leads to the thoughts about trying own destiny on the web. However, there is something inside which prevents from pressing the button Sign up on a dating website. To stop doubting, one shall find out the reasons for this fear.

Examples of happy couples who have got acquainted on the Internet are alluring like fairy-tales. However, the feeling of irreality does not let you dare to date online. Looking at attractive Ukrainian brides on a dating resource, there are doubts how such beautiful women can be lonely. Let us find out the main obstacles on your way to happiness.

Myths about Online Dating Which Interfere with Happiness

1. Hot women do not lack attention from men and cannot seek for a husband online.

Attractive women often feel lonely. Among them, as well as among men, there are lots of those who work hard, that is why they lack time for regular acquaintances in bars. If a man finds an attractive girl on the Internet, quite probably, she has decided to focus on those who have got serious intentions and have decided to find a wife for a lifetime on a dating website.

2. All information in profiles is untrue.

 Undoubtedly, everyone will try to look more attractive, younger, and more successful on the web. But what is the sense to write the facts which are completely dishonest? Earlier or later, a real-life meeting will take place, and the truth will be revealed. Hardly, a relationship which has started with a lie will end up with a happy marriage.

3. Every woman or man on a dating website is a scammer looking for easy profit.

Unfortunately, there are plenty of resources who have already fooled lots of men and women who have believed in online love. The only remedy from this problem is making a scrupulous check of a resource where one would like to log on. It is better to spend more time googling than to be disappointed after several weeks of chatting and emailing.

4. It is impossible to get to know a person through chatting.

Communicating on the Internet, indeed, people have got the possibility to think before replying. Thus, it means that the response is well-thought. On the other side, shy and timid people can express themselves and let a potential partner get to know him or her more.

5. There is no way to meet a person from a dating website in real life.

Unfair resources do not provide this opportunity. Thus, a user may spend money on their services without the chance to meet a man or woman in reality, as well as cannot get contact information. The way out is quite simple: choose a reliable dating resource.

All of the obstacles are created in the heads. If a person has decided to find a partner, all the doubts and fears should be thrown away, and each chance to be happy shall be used.

Fashion is such a lucrative industry to enter in. After all, there will always be people who are obsessed with major labels and lots of designer goods. At a very basic level, people will always need clothes to wear. If you have a really strong passion for fashion, it’s a great idea to parlay this into a business. Unfortunately, there are many people who don’t believe that a person can find success within the fashion world. It’s actually not as competitive as you think. You just have to be intentional about finding your specific niche within the fashion world. There are plenty of options to consider. 

Vendor Sales 

There are tons of vendors who sell their merchandise to different boutiques at a range of prices. In this case, you can set up an e-commerce store. You’ll want to make sure there’s a feature that handles the transactions. Consider installing a big commerce enterprise system or one that’s similar. Purchase large quantities of specific items from that vendor, and sell the items on your website. To make the items pop, it’s a great idea to hire models and host photo shoots where they are modeling the clothes in front of a backdrop. There are plenty of successful businesswomen who have served as their own model before they were able to hire someone else. It’s okay to be resourceful in the way you showcase the items. Then, you’ll want to aggressively promote the pieces on social media. Find different influencers who can model your pieces and get them in front of larger audiences. As you’re consistent with this effort, you can build a strong brand in fashion from your home. 

Social Media Influencing 

If you’d prefer to be the one in front of the camera, social media influencing is a great option to consider. If you can collaborate with a great photographer, this is a great option to choose. It’s also great to make sure you have a clear sense of fashion and your own personal style. When you’re first starting out as a social media influencer, you’ll have to build your audience. It’ll take time before the large brands approach you about doing campaigns or sponsored posts for them. This is why it’s important to invest in the beginning. Find ways to build a clothing budget for each month. As you shoot in different outfits, you can always opt to resell them online. If you choose to keep them, that’s fine as well. However, get creative with the financing so that you’re not going into debt while you’re creating excellent content for your followers. 

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Styling

You can always choose the right of becoming a personal stylist. A lot of people would love help with their closets. If you promote your services to the average woman, this can help you build some traction. Consider helping women who are looking for the best ways to dress their body after they’ve had a baby. Teach women how to create effortless style. As you curate clothing for each woman’s body, this will be one less thing a woman has to worry about. As a result, you’ll be viewed as an angel that they want everyone to know about. Plus, your work will speak for itself. Word-of-mouth marketing tends to be the best kind because this means that other people can actually vouch for the excellence you produce. When others recommend your services to others, this is the gift that keeps on giving. Consider ways that you can create services for many price points and still thrive as a stylist. 

Tailoring

Tailoring is such an incredible skill to possess. If a gentleman purchases a suit jacket from Walmart and gives it to a tailor to take care of, the suit jacket can easily look like it came from an Italian suit maker. Tailoring is so essential for a polished look. This is why it’s a great idea to improve your skills as a tailor. You can also craft unique pieces that are tailored for different body types. If you purchase a simple jean jacket from the thrift store, transform it into a peplum jean jacket for a woman with specific measurements. As your clients send in their measurements to you, you can charge top dollar for the tailored designs. You can also choose to work with local clients only. It’s up to you. 

Subscription Services

Subscription services are truly trending. Many people love the food subscription services that allow a person to pull out the portion sizes and cook exactly what they need. In this case, you can apply this same concept to fashion by providing a lookbook. Craft the lookbook with interesting designs that fall under the client’s style profile. You can include the links to the various items they can purchase. Include your affiliate links to those specific items. If and when they purchase an item, you’ll get a commission on top of the fee that you charge for the subscription service.

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Sephora has announced it will close its US stores on June 5 for diversity training, a month after a racial incident involving R&B artist SZA.

SZA said she had been racially profiled while shopping at a Sephora store in California.

Sephora told Reuters it was aware of the incident but said the training was not “a response to any one event”.

In 2018, Starbucks held inclusion training amid racial profiling allegations.

In a tweet on May 1st, SZA said while shopping at a Sephora store outside of LA, an employee she identified as “Sandy” had “called security to make sure I wasn’t stealing”.

The singer tweeted: “Lmao Sandy Sephora location 614 Calabasas called security to make sure I wasn’t stealing . We had a long talk. U have a blessed day Sandy”

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Sephora responded at the time in a tweet: “You are a part of the Sephora family, and we are committed to ensuring every member of our community feels welcome and included at our stores.”

In 2018, website Refinery29 reported SZA had previously worked at Sephora.

SZA has been nominated for numerous Grammy awards, and recently collaborated with Kendrick Lamar on the track All the Stars which featured on the soundtrack of the film Black Panther.

In a Facebook post, Sephora said it would hold “inclusion workshops” on the morning on June 5 at its US stores as well as its distribution centers and corporate offices.

Emily Shapiro, a spokesperson for Sephora, told Reuters the store closures were not “a response to any one event,” saying that planning for the “inclusivity workshops” had been in progress for months.

In 2018, Starbucks shut all 8,000 company-owned branches in the US for an afternoon to carry out “racial bias” training.

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The move came after the coffee chain had to apologize over the arrest of two black men who were waiting to meet someone in a Starbucks in Philadelphia in May 2018.

The incident sparked calls for a boycott of Starbucks.

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 A diamond necklace has been a darling of fashion for eons and is considered a sign of elegance and sophistication. This piece of ornament occupies such a special place in every woman’s heart as it brings out her stylishness in a way that nothing else could possibly do. A diamond necklace is a must-have accessory for any event whether formal or informal as its transformative nature is unmatched.

These necklaces come in various shapes and styles which ranges from a simple diamond dangling off a chain to heavier multi-diamond cluster necklaces. This guide offers five effective tips that will help will choose the perfect necklace that will suit you or your loved one.

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  1. The size of the diamond matters

This is an essential starting point as it set the pace for other consideration as you choose your necklace. In essence, the piece should not be too small that a one has to squint to see it, neither should it be too big to overshadow everything else in your outfit. The weight and size of the necklace should match the style and fashion of the woman wearing it in that a smaller diamond will resonate with an introverted woman who wants to keep her fashion taste at minimal.

2. Consider the length of your chain

You can choose between choker necklaces and full-length diamond necklaces. A choker is more popular especially with individuals who have long necks as it tends to put more emphasis on their elegant neckline and also focus on the face. A shorter woman can complement her outfit wearing a choker which is between 18 and 24 inches as it will lengthen her appearance and make her appear taller. The same rule should apply to plus size individuals. 

An older woman will feel more comfortable wearing a longer necklace as more focus will be directed on the necklace instead of her neck or face. A dangling pendant can serve to divert attention from the facial area.

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3. Quality of diamond in the necklace

This factor will highly depend on your preference and the status of your pocket. The most important features in a diamond are color, clarity, cut and carat weight. It is generally recommended that if you choose clarity or color of an inferior grade, decide on an excellent- graded cut. A high-cut stone is more lively and appears more brilliant. It will also compensate for all other faults.

In a nutshell, if you are operating on a tight budget, it is advisable to work with smaller diamonds. Bigger diamonds of low quality will have more pronounced imperfections.

4. Facial shape

The shape of the face of the recipient will indicate the perfect necklace that will suit her. Round-faced women will look great in longer diamond necklaces as this will help achieve a lengthening effect. Short chokers tend to amplify the roundness of their faces.  Oval faces will look elegant in any length necklace.

5. Your wardrobe

This is a point that cannot be overlooked. Your closet dictates largely the type of necklace that will rest on your neck.  For instance, a longer chain is preferred when wearing clothing that covers the neck for instance turtle necks or sweaters. It is important to note that this applies differently to shorter women.

Conclusion

Necklaces have been an integral part of jewelry since time immemorial. Any woman who wants a touch of refinement in her outfit will find this classic necklace a must-have in her jewelry collection. The various styles of these necklaces give one a wide variety of choice to choose a piece that suits her tastes and preferences. Women should always consider their facial structure and type of neck before purchasing a necklace. A diamond necklace is a pricey but worthy investment and should be chosen wisely. The above-given tips are meant to help you purchase a piece that will ensure you get value for your money

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French luxury group Kering will no longer use models who are under the age of 18.

The fashion company owns several major fashion houses, including Gucci, Saint Laurent and Alexander McQueen.

The policy will come into effect in time for the 2020-2021 Autumn/Winter collections, the company said.

Kering CEO François Henri-Pinault said in a statement that the company was “conscious of the influence exerted on younger generations” by its images.

He said: “We believe that we have a responsibility to put forward the best possible practices in the luxury sector, and we hope to create a movement that will encourage others to follow suit.”

Kering’s chief sustainability officer, Marie-Claire Daveu, added: “The physiological and psychological maturity of models aged over 18 seems more appropriate to the rhythm and demands that are involved in this profession.”

The company’s decision comes as fashion brands are increasingly trying to become more ethical, both in their designs and in their working practices.

In August 2018, Condé Nast, which publishes Vogue magazine, announced that it would not use models under the age of 18 in editorial shoots, unless they were the subject of an article.

An editorial in Vogue said at the time: “This is partly the result of an internal reckoning.

“Vogue, along with a number of other publications, has played a role in making it routine for children – since that’s what they are – to be dressed and marketed as glamorous adults.”

It continued: “No more: it’s not right for us, it’s not right for our readers, and it’s not right for the young models competing to appear in these pages. While we can’t rewrite the past, we can commit to a better future.”

Last year, the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) made a similar declaration. Its CEO Steven Kolb said: “Young models are still developing. There can be a lack of the confidence, strength, experience, and maturity it takes to deal with the pressures of this work.”

In 2017, both Kering and a rival fashion group LVMH signed a charter agreeing to – among other things – stop hiring models who were under the age of 16.

A number of fashion designers have also pledged not to hire ultra-thin models and not to use exotic animal skins and fur in their designs.

It has long been common across the fashion industry to cast models who were under 18 – and indeed, many supermodels got their start in the industry at a young age.

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Model Naomi Campbell, now 48, was just 16 when she launched her career. Kate Moss, now 45, was discovered at the age of 14. Brooke Shields was just 14 when she appeared on the front cover of Vogue in February 1980.

Currently, 17-year-old Kaia Gerber is a rising star, while the late Karl Lagerfeld’s godson Hudson Kroenig, 11, was regularly seen on the catwalk.

However, a spotlight was shone on the treatment of young models in October 2017, when 14-year-old Russian model Vlada Dzyuba collapsed backstage at Shanghai Fashion Week and later died in hospital.

Vogue, in making its decision, also cited a number of allegations of harassment in the fashion industry, which were publicized as part of the #MeToo movement.

The publication added that in the mid-1980s, when Naomi Campbell launched her career, there were so few fashion shows a year that “a model could stay in school if she wished” – but nowadays the work is much more demanding.

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have named their newborn son Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor.

Introducing the royal baby to the cameras earlier in the day, the Duchess of Sussex said: “He has the sweetest temperament, he’s really calm. He’s been the dream.”

As they laughed, the Duke of Sussex said: “I don’t know who he gets that from.”

The announcement came after the Queen and Prince Philip met their eighth and newest great-grandchild for the first time at Windsor Castle.

By deciding to call their son Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have chosen not to use a title for their first born.

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As the first born son of a duke, Archie could have become Earl of Dumbarton – one of Prince Harry’s subsidiary titles – or have been Lord Archie Mountbatten-Windsor, but instead he will simply be Master Archie Mountbatten-Windsor.

On which parent the baby resembled more, Prince Harry said: “Everyone says that babies change so much over two weeks.

“We’re basically monitoring how the changing process happens over this next month really. But his looks are changing every single day, so who knows.”

Pictures of the new family’s first photocall were then shared on the SussexRoyal Instagram account.

The post said: “The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are delighted to share their first public moment as a family.”

The images shared on social media were taken by Chris Allerton, who was the couple’s private wedding party photographer, and took the picture of the newlyweds watching fireworks in the grounds of Frogmore House at their evening reception.

The royal baby, who is seventh in line to the throne, was delivered at 05:26 BST on May 6, with Prince Harry saying after the birth that he and Meghan were “absolutely thrilled”.

Prince William has welcomed his brother to “the sleep deprivation society that is parenting”.

The Duke of Cambridge – a father-of-three – said he looked forward to seeing the new parents “when things have quietened down”.

Prince Charles has also expressed his joy at the birth.

During an official visit to Germany with the Duchess of Cornwall, the Prince Wales said: “We couldn’t be more delighted at the news and we’re looking forward to meeting the baby when we return.”

Prince Harry has announced that his wife, Meghan Markle, has given birth to a boy.

The royal couple’s first child is seventh in line to the British throne.

It is not know if the royal baby was born at home or in a hospital.

The Duke of Sussex said they were both “absolutely thrilled” and thanked the public for their support during the pregnancy.

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The Duchess of Sussex and the baby were doing “incredibly well”, the prince said.

Prince Harry also said they were still thinking about names for the infant, who was delivered at 05:26 BST on May.

The baby weighs 7lbs 3oz and Prince Harry was present for the birth, the Buckingham Palace has confirmed on Twitter.

Meghan Markle is a former American actress and lifestyle blogger, who rose to fame after starring in legal drama Suits.

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When you think of custom jackets, the word ‘expensive’ usually comes to mind. Many people think custom made jackets are unnecessary and are only to fill the fashionists egos. But did you know that there are many benefits of having custom made clothes? They not only last longer but also showcase your personal style and take you a step above others when it comes to being well-dressed. This is why many men understand the importance of tailor-made clothes and why every man needs them.

Whether you are looking for a custom bomber jacket or a custom work jacket, these jackets are tailor-made to give you a sharper look that endures well in time. Here are some more reasons why you should have your jackets always custom made.

You’ll Get the Perfect Fit

Want to look your best at work? Custom jackets are the way to go. Anyone who wants to look good in their jackets knows what custom fit clothes look like. Fitting of jackets is the key to showing your body in the best way possible.

Custom jackets are well adjusted to your measurements while providing maximum comfort. If you’re looking for comfort, the clothes you wear must perfectly fit you. Any more looseness or tightness will always result in discomfort from a jacket that can bring your confidence down.

High-Quality Materials Are Used

If you often play sports while wearing a sports jacket, you would know how much the use of high-quality jacket materials matter. Custom jackets are usually made with premium material to ensure that they last longer. On the other hand, you also have the freedom to pick the material you want your jacket to be made.

So whether you are looking for custom windbreaker jackets or custom bomber jackets, always pick the highest material you can. In stores that sell cost-effective mass products, you’ll never find the same level of high-quality material that you would otherwise find on custom jackets.

You Can Customize the Jacket to Show Your Personal Style

Those of you who are very particular about what you wear, you know that the only way you can show your personality through your clothes and jackets is to have them custom made. With custom jackets, you have the freedom to have them made the way you want them to be made. You can ask the tailor or vendor to add particular details that showcase your personality.

If you’re wondering how celebrities look so sharp in their clothes, here is your answer. Nearly all of the celebrities we see on television and movies have their jackets and clothes custom made. This is how they are able to show their personalities through their clothes.

At the end of the day, the comfort, easiness, and endurance of custom jackets put them at the top of any other clothes purchased from a mass-producing vendor. So whenever you are buying your next jacket, make sure it’s custom made! 

Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has died following a short illness.

The creative director for Chanel and Fendi was one of the industry’s most prolific figures and worked up until his death.

The German designer’s signature ponytail and dark glasses made him an instantly recognizable figure around the world.

He was born Karl Otto Lagerfeldt in pre-war Germany in the 1930s.

Karl Lagerfeld changed his original surname from Lagerfeldt, because he believed it sounded “more commercial”.

He emigrated to Paris as a teenager, and became a design assistant for Pierre Balmain, before working at Fendi and Chloe in the 1960s.

Karl Lagerfeld’s website says his year of birth was 1938 – though most placed his age at five years older.

Rumors of fashion designer’s ill health had swirled for several weeks after he missed a number of events – including Chanel’s spring/summer show last month.

Karl Lagerfeld died on February 19 after being admitted to hospital the night before, French media report.

Members of the fashion industry have been lining up to praise his work.

Donatella Versace said his genius had “touched so many” and was a source of inspiration for her and her late brother.

Chanel’s chief executive, Alain Wertheimer, credited Karl Lagerfeld with transforming the brand after he joined in 1983.

He said in a statement: “Thanks to his creative genius, generosity and exceptional intuition, Karl Lagerfeld was ahead of his time, which widely contributed to the House of Chanel’s success throughout the world.”

It has been announced that Virginie Viard, his deputy at fashion house Chanel, will succeed him as creative chief.

Pier Paolo Righi, his own fashion brand’s CEO, described him as a “creative genius”.

A statement from the House of Karl Lagerfeld said: “He leaves behind an extraordinary legacy as one of the greatest designers of our time.”

Celebrities including Victoria Beckham, Diane Kruger and models Gigi and Bella Hadid have also paid tribute.

First Lady Melania Trump shared images on Twitter of a design created by Karl Lagerfeld for her first official White House appearance.

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Have you ever wondered why every time you take a shower, there are almost always bits of hair scurrying into the drain? Well, the simple explanation is: your hair is at its most delicate and elastic when it’s wet. Bet you didn’t know that did you?

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The plan is to keep your hair nice and strong, which all depends on how you feed it, and most importantly, what products you put on it. According to https://www.hairclippersclub.com/pureology-hydrate-review-shampoo-conditioner/, pureology offers some of the best varieties in terms of shampoos and conditioners on the market, a good place to start no?

Now, let’s look at a bunch of ways you’re ruining your hair without even knowing!

Heat!

Did you know that styling tools actually subject your hair to an intense amount of heat? Why is this a problem? Well, as mentioned earlier, wet hair is rather delicate, so subjecting it to high temperatures causes it to tear. This is why it is recommended to dry it out, and use a protectant before blow drying it.

Heat from the sun is also a problem. There are various products that offer sun protection, but the occasional sun cap will do the trick.

Brushing wet hair

You might argue that brushing your hair helps pull some of the water out, but that little benefit pales in comparison to what it does to your hair. Brushing your hair while it’s still wet causes it to break. Dry it first, slap on some conditioner, and then comb it. 

Frequent coloration

Changing your hair color every two weeks may seem like a great idea, but if you want to keep your hair healthy, well, just tone it down. Frequent coloration leaves your hair vulnerable to chemical damage. This causes it to weaken. If you still insist on it, then perhaps consider using a protector to coat your hair before you go on a dye induced rampage.

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This is will minimize the risk of damage.

Mixing hair products

In as far as hair care products are concerned, pick a brand and stick to it. A good brand, not just anything off the shelf. It is important to not over-shampoo your hair with anything you can find. The body actually produces oils that naturally protect your hair, so you don’t have to buy the entire shelf, just some touch ups will do.

Constant washing

This point is a bit contentious, mainly due to the fact that different people react differently. For some, it causes anything from a dry scalp to damaged hair, while for others it doesn’t cause any noticeable harm. Again it depends. It is however important to note that some shampoos have no medicinal value, and frequent use may just make your hair all greasy and lifeless.

Rough towel drying

Remember the fact that wet hair is delicate, so if you roughly towel it dry, then you are likely to cause your hair to break and fizz. The best idea is to blot it dry. Just wrap the towel on your hair and let it dry itself out. Vigorous towel drying can also be rough on your scalp.

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You don’t go for hair cuts

It’s great that you’re trying to grow your hair out, but once you begin to notice some rough edges or split ends, then perhaps it’s time to consider a haircut. Just a little trim, nothing drastic. Hair actually tends to grow much slower after you turn 20, which is why most people are reluctant to cut it, but, it also grows more brittle as it gets longer. A little trim once in a while will protect the rest of your hair from thinning out of control.

Conclusion

The health of your hair is affected by a whole list of things. Anything from how balanced your diet is, the kind of birth control you use, to how hot your shower water is. This is why one symptom of a deficient diet is actually chronic hair loss. Your hair lives and breathes like other parts of your body, and it requires just as much, if not more attention. So eat right, take warm showers, don’t use too many styling tools, and avoid intense heat.

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We’ve got some interesting wedding news for you – the time of year you get married is going to be epically important. Not just because of the weather, the climate, or who out of your family can make it to your big day, but also because time of year dramatically affects how expensive (or how affordable!) certain wedding aspects are.

If this is news to you, no worries! We try to do everything in our power to bring the must-know-wedding-secrets directly to you!

We don’t just provide you with tons of options for wedding dresses and cheap wedding dresses, we also try to provide you with every tip, trick, secret, and piece of advice that we possibly can!

Check out some of our wedding season knowledge below as we dissect which months are likely the most affordable to get married in for the upcoming year!

Months Not to Get Married

We’re going to be totally blunt — if you’re trying to save cash when it comes to your wedding budget, then you’re going to want to stay far away from wedding season.

You’ve obviously heard of wedding season, that ideal window of time between May and October where the weather is perfect and relatively predictable (depending on your location, of course, but you get the point).

Late spring to early fall is a hugely popular time for couples to get married, mostly based on the weather and the time off that people are able to get to attend weddings, and because of this, wedding venues and vendors are likely going to take advantage of that. It’s nothing personal, just smart planning on their part. That being said, if you want to plan smart, you’re best to avoid this part of wedding season entirely. We also recommend staying away from December, as Christmas is a hugely popular time to get married!

The Months That Make the Most Financial Sense

That brings us to the months that make the most financial sense – December through early May. Why? We’ll explain it all here!

 January, February

Unless you live somewhere exceptionally tropical, you’re likely going to be dealing with a very chilly winter – and most people aren’t keen on having weddings in the cold, sleet, and snow. If you can deal with the icy weather, you can basically guarantee cheaper wedding vendors and services.

March, April, May

The weather is a little bit unpredictable in the early months of spring, so people tend to avoid weddings during these months. This means that vendors and venues aren’t getting as much business as they normally would during their popular wedding season, this, in turn, drives the price way down! Having your wedding in the off-season is an easy, decisive step toward creating a more budget-friendly wedding. If you’re okay dealing with a little unpredictability with the weather, you can save a ton of money!

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World’s cutest dog Boo the Pomeranian has died from a broken heart at the age of 12.

The social media star’s owners say he had shown signs of heart problems ever since his “best friend” – a dog called Buddy – died in 2017.

“We think his heart literally broke when Buddy left us,” they wrote on Boo’s official Facebook page.

Boo had 16 million followers on Facebook, made TV appearances, and even released a book called Boo – the life of the world’s cutest dog.

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Boo and his friend Buddy had lived together for 11 years – before Buddy passed away in September 2017 at the age of 14.

His owners say Boo passed away in his sleep on January 19 and they were “heartbroken”.

They added: “But we find comfort knowing that he is no longer in any pain or discomfort.

“We know that Buddy was the first to greet him on the other side of that rainbow bridge, and this is likely the most excited either of them have been in a long time.”

As well as releasing a book, Boo met with celebrities such as Seth Rogan, became an ambassador for a US airline and appeared on several TV shows.

Boo’s owners said they’d received many notes over the years from people sharing their stories of how Boo “brightened their days and helped bring a little light to their lives during difficult times”.

They added: “And that was really the purpose of all this…Boo brought joy to people all over the world.”