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I Hate Running, But These Are 4 Running Shoes I Like — And You Will Too

Working out centers me, it gives a sense of accomplishment and I always feel great leaving the gym. However, I do not enjoy running. It feels more like a chore and I likely wouldn’t do it if I didn’t love pizza so much.
What does get me excited to run is a new pair of sneakers. And lately, there are four models that I find myself lacing up more often than others.
Here are the running shoes from Asics, Under Armour, Saucony and Brooks that I’ve been enjoying wearing on the road and treadmill.
Asics Gel-Nimbus 21
Out of my four favorite styles available online today, this and the Brooks selection have the closest ground feel, which I enjoy because often an oversized midsole makes me feel like I’m running on stilts. And even though the Gel-Nimbus 21 has a low profile, the cushioning was not sacrificed (thanks to Asics’ acclaimed Gel and FlyteFoam techs). I also like how secure my foot feels and how deep my heel sits in the shoe.

Asics Gel-Nimbus 21

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Asics Gel-Nimbus 21

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Saucony Ride ISO 2
I first ran in a Saucony running shoe boasting Everun cushioning tech in 2017 (the Triumph ISO 3) and I’ve been a fan

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Cardi B Dazzles in Ultra-Violet Bodysuit and Glittery Boots at Pre-BET Awards Show

Cardi B rocked her BET Experience performance in Los Angeles last night in a shimmering purple bodysuit complete with matching fingerless opera gloves and ankle boots.
The “Bodak Yellow” rapper completed the ultra-violet look with light blue hair, beige fishnets and light pink pointy nails that popped while she held a bejeweled microphone onstage.

Cardi B during her BET Experience performance.

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The Bronx-born star’s appearance comes only a day after she was indicted over an alleged strip club fight that occurred in New York, but Cardi didn’t seem to let it affect yesterday’s performance as she belted her top songs to her fans.

Cardi B during her BET Experience performance.

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The 7th Annual BET Experience concert was a teaser for what’s in store for tonight at the award show. Other weekend performances leading up to the BET Awards included Migos, Lil Yachty and G-Eazy.
The annual BET Awards, which will be held at L.A.’s Microsoft Theater, will be hosted by Regina King. Cardi is up for seven nominations including for Best Female Hip-Hop Artist, Album of the Year and Viewer’s Choice.
The reality TV star-turned-rapper also just released a new song with Lil Nas, “Rodeo,” which is sure to be a summer hit.


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Is Paris Ready for Barry’s Bootcamp?

GET YOUR SWEAT ON: Barry’s Bootcamp is taking over Paris.
The 1998-founded gym opened its first location in the French capital on Saturday evening, a 5,800-square-foot space on the Rue Réaumur in the 2nd arrondissement.
“Paris is definitely ready for Barry’s,” said chief executive officer Joey Gonzalez, speaking at the bootcamp’s opening cocktail on Saturday evening. “I wouldn’t have said that maybe five years ago, but judging by the amount of Instagram direct messages I’ve been getting asking me when we’re coming to France, I know French people are aware of the brand and fully ready for us.”
One of those French people is Balmain designer Olivier Rousteing, who met Gonzalez via Balmain ceo Massimo Piombini and became a regular at international Barry’s locations.
To celebrate the long-awaited Paris opening, the designer has teamed with Barry’s to create a capsule collection of three looks, produced in limited edition and put up for auction on the Barry’s web site, with all proceeds going to French charity Le Refuge.

The three looks designed by Olivier Rousteing for Barry’s Paris

“All proceeds go to benefit kids who have been victims of homophobia or transphobia,” said Gonzalez, gesturing to a crystal-studded “Cross Your Limits” hoodie. “That aspect was important to

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Paul Smith Spring 2020

For his 82nd show, Sir Paul Smith was in his element, focusing on the season’s big message, tailoring, a category he’s religiously stuck by throughout the whole streetwear phenomenon. “I’ve never not done tailoring, every one of my shows has had tailoring in it. I’ve always nudged it in,” the designer said backstage.
Here it hogged the limelight, with a run of very of-the-now, super Eighties, boxy silhouettes playing with proportions and colors, like the three-button suit and the ultra oversize, large and long double-breasted that he layered over looks like an outerwear piece. Folding in the odd hi-tech material, it was all worked in a beautiful color palette that made it really Paul Smith, juxtaposing neutral tones and daring monochromatic colors, including total looks of bright yellow, pink or cobalt blue.
Dubbed “Collage” in homage to the designer’s first trip to New York in the Seventies — “a time where a few of the uptown galleries, like Leo Castelli, OK Harris and Pace, were opening downtown” — the collection mixed technical and classic fabrics and a sprinkling of collage prints.
“People like [Willem] de Kooning and [Andy] Warhol and [Robert] Rauschenberg were starting to play with cutting stuff up, silk screens, stencils,

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James Whiteside Takes the Heat at Thom Browne

FLASH DANCE: James Whiteside certainly loves a challenge: The principal dancer at the American Ballet Theater arrived in Paris at 6 a.m. on Saturday ahead of his smashing performance on Thom Browne’s men’s runway. As soon as the show ended he was headed back to New York for rehearsals for his day job: On Tuesday, he’ll be performing as Siegfried in Swan Lake. He called the Browne gig “an incredible opportunity” beyond what he’d ever dreamt of doing.

James Whiteside on the catwalk at Thom Browne
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On top of the jet lag, he had to deal with the oppressive heat at the show, which took place under a big glass ceiling inside the Beaux-Arts. The temperature did not weigh on him though. “As a dancer I like to be hot — it’s good for the muscles,” he said.

James Whiteside on the catwalk at Thom Browne
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Whiteside, whose costume was a trompe l’oeil pinstripe suit on top, and a tutu on the bottom, said he’d welcome more opportunities like the Browne one. He said that as a gay man, he wants to go beyond playing “straight male characters” on stage and explore other roles. “I want to get

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Kenzo Spring 2020

It was a swan song with water at its heart and inspiration from Japan’s female free divers, who scour the ocean floor for shellfish and sunken treasures. Carol Lim and Humberto Leon were bidding a poignant farewell after nearly a decade as creative directors, with dancers moving down the darkened catwalk in slow motion to reflect the passage of time, and a performance by Solange, who stepped onto the runway midway through the show, accompanied by a brass orchestra.
There was a lot to take in here, with dancers dressed in Kenzo archive looks dating from 2012 and wearing traditional, wooden Okobo sandals. The moving retrospective, which opened and closed the show, was choreographed by Léo Lerus. Some 5,000 guests attended, including members of the public, fashion students and Kenzo staff.
The show itself tried to capture the lives of the divers — known as Ama — with Neoprene shorts suits in orange, violet or black, and crumpled jersey tops and dresses with a wet look. Fluttery strips of fabric, like little waves, lined the front and back of a navy dress, while halter tops with puff sleeves had a liquid sheen.
One hoodie came with a toile de jouy like design and

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UK Weather: Britain To Bask In Heatwave - But Only After Thunderstorms Pass

By Graeme Demianyk

Thunderstorms will bring a wet start to the week for some parts of the UK, but sun-worshippers can expect to see the hottest temperatures of the year so far by the weekend.

The mercury could rise to 33C in the south east of England by Friday, while overnight highs of 19C throughout the week will mean muggy conditions for many.

High humidity on Monday and Tuesday will spark thunderstorms and weather warnings are in place for Northern Ireland, Scotland and much of England.

The best of the weather will be in western Wales and the south west of England, Met Office forecaster Simon Partridge said.

He said: “Thunderstorms will be fairly well scattered and not everyone will see them but again if you do catch one they’re likely to be pretty hefty downpours.

“Overall through much of England and Wales tomorrow generally speaking it’s a reasonably dry day with some bright sunny spells but there’s that risk of thundery showers which can break out anywhere in those areas.

“The most reliable places to stay dry and see the best of the sunshine really is western Wales and south-west England on Monday.”

As much as 80mm of rain could fall in Scotland, while 40mm is forecast to fall in parts of Northern Ireland and most of England.

Temperatures are likely to reach 28C in London and 21C in Wales and Northern Ireland, but will be lower in Scotland with a high of around 14C on Monday.

The highest temperature of the year so far was 28.8C in Norfolk on June 2.

The June record is 35.6C, which occurred in Southampton in 1978.

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Ludovic de Saint Sernin Men’s Spring 2020

There were cock rings, leather briefs, bare torsos and just-visible butt cracks.
“He basically makes clothes to have sex in,” whispered a guest at the Ludovic de Saint Sernin spring 2020 show, held on the upper level of the Centre Pompidou museum with a panoramic view of the Parisian skyline that no one was paying any attention to.
The focus was very much on de Saint Sernin’s racy silhouettes, which managed to be both sexually charged and somewhat poetic.
Models opened the show wearing see-through organza suits that were stuck to their drenched skin, clinging onto every curve. They were followed by delicate knits with front and back “sweat patterns” made of different layers of fine merino wool; a polo shirt with a teardrop opening over the model’s left nipple and a Swarovski crystal-covered pair of flares, worn with nothing else.
“I told you it was going to be hot and humid,” laughed the designer backstage, adding that models were sprayed with water before hitting the runway, some with additional Swarovski crystals stuck to their bare skin to simulate beads of moisture. “The idea is that you don’t know if they have just come out of the water or they are sweating. It’s wet

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Trendy Women’s Sandals You’ll Want to Wear All Summer Long

Sandal season is officially upon us. Since there are tons of chic styles to choose from, we’ve decided to make your search a little easier by rounding up some of our favorites. From low, strappy options to flatform espadrilles that provide extra height without sacrificing comfort, there’s a look here to fit any style or need. Not to mention, they’re all affordably priced and bound to work with a range of outfits in your closet — so we reckon they’re a pretty great investment.
Need any more convincing? Read on to shop our top picks, perfect for baring your pedicure this summer.

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Off-White Resort 2020

Virgil Abloh likes to say that his women’s collections for Off-White are inspired by the fashionable young women in his circle — think Gigi Hadid, who closed his Off-White men’s show in Paris this week, and sat front row at Louis Vuitton the following day.
So it came as a surprise that the women on his mood board this season were short, deeply wrinkled and dressed to withstand freezing sea conditions, rather than heading for dinner at Nobu. It turned out the resort lineup was derived from Hyung S. Kim’s photographs of female divers in South Korea.
Called haenyeo, most of them are aged over 60, and they have developed a style all their own: black or orange wetsuits layered with colorful printed tops, and weighted belts to help them sink faster. “There is this mix of layering, netting, workwear and neoprene that I was inspired by,” Abloh said.
Those weights inspired the pod-shaped belt bag strapped over a lime green Neoprene suit, while the wet suits were translated into spongy knit tops and play suits with ring pull zippers. Fish scale sequins glimmered on a spiral-cut slipdress, while high-heeled shoes came with surfboard-style ankle leashes.
There were times when the correlation between mood

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Essex Firefighters Smash Car Window To Rescue Toddler Left In Dangerously Hot Car

By Graeme Demianyk

Firefighters were forced to smash the window of a car to rescue a toddler left in a dangerously hot car at the weekend.

Essex Fire and Rescue Service confirmed a passerby dialled 999 just after 4pm on Saturday after hearing the boy crying in Saffron Walden, Essex.

Crews arrived at the vehicle 10 minutes later at Common Hill, next to Saffron Walden Common where a musical picnic was taking place.

Reports suggest the child’s mother returned with another child shortly after firefighters broke into the car.

The temperature reached 20C (68F) on Saturday, according to the Met Office.

The fire service said it has “been called to animals locked in cars while the owners go shopping but never a child”.

Essex Police said “a referral has been made to social care”.

Yesterday afternoon our crews rescued a small child who had been left unattended in a car in Saffron Walden.

It is incredibly dangerous to leave a child, pet or anyone vulnerable in a vehicle… particularly in this heat. Please don’t run the risk! #StaySafepic.twitter.com/irSeFfZu09

— Essex Fire Service (@ECFRS) June 23, 2019

Essex Fire and Rescue Service tweeted: “It is incredibly dangerous to leave a child, pet or anyone vulnerable in a vehicle, particularly in this heat.”

Saffron Walden fire station posted a picture of the smashed window on social media and said: “Well a first for us! We have been called to animals locked in cars while the owners go shopping but never a child.

“We cannot stress enough how dangerous it is to leave any person, child or animal locked in a car in this heat.

“The child was rescued by our crew who smashed a window to gain entry.

“The incident has now been handed over to Essex Police for further investigation.

“First aid was given by St John Ambulance crew.”

Essex Police said: “We were called by colleagues at Essex County Fire and Rescue Service to reports of a toddler locked in a car in Common Hill, Saffron Walden, just after 4.20pm on Saturday, 22 June.

“Officers attended as firefighters broke into the car and were joined shortly after by the child’s relatives. A referral has been made to social care.”

Via:: https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/essex-toddler-car_uk_5d0fb18fe4b0a39418643e50


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Lanvin Men’s Spring 2020

For Bruno Sialelli’s official men’s wear debut for Lanvin, his playful and youthful collection was full of tongue-in-cheek nods to leisurewear, with the show’s pool venue underscoring the escapist mood.
“I think we all need a holiday — I love my job, but holidays are the best moments of our lives,” the designer said backstage. “Traveling is part of the vocabulary of the house, Jeanne Lanvin got a lot of her inspiration from the trips she made — fabrics, things.”
Sprinkling in maritime influences here, a pinch of Jean Cocteau and Barbar there, the wardrobe went from tailoring with hand-painted wave motifs running down the sleeves and legs to cropped tobacco-hued toggled Windbreakers. There were also old-school checked wool jackets with sailor-style collars, cherry motif T-shirts and silky logo caftans. Washes added a sun-kissed feel to looks.
Delicate silver ball embroideries trimming suits and peppering shirts pointed to the bohemian Seventies era. But naive charm prevailed via knits embellished with rows of cloudy sheep, twinsets in matching seaside scapes and vacation-inspired trinkets, including whistle and mermaid necklaces, the latter inspired by an object in Jeanne Lanvin’s office. Bags resembled ice coolers.
The women’s pre-collection looks mirrored the men’s in terms of the inspirations, fabrics and

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Liverpool Homophobic Attack: Three Boys Wanted Over 'Appalling' Knife Assault On Two Men

By Press Association

Two men have been targeted in a homophobic attack in Liverpool which has left one of them with serious injuries.

The men, both in their 30s, were walking down Manningham Road in the Anfield area at 9.20pm on Saturday when they were approached by three male youths, Merseyside Police said.

The youths made homophobic insults towards them before one of them produced a knife and assaulted the men.

One of the victims sustained injuries to his head and neck described as serious but non-life threatening while the second sustained a minor hand injury.

They have both been taken to hospital for treatment and were left incredibly shaken by the incident.

The offenders are described as between 12 and 15, with one wearing a dark bubble coat and one riding a bike.

A scene remains in place on Manningham Road and extensive enquiries are ongoing in the area. Detectives are urging any witnesses to come forward.

This is Manningham Road in Anfield where two men were knifed during a homophobic attack last night… their attackers were aged between 12 and 15 #CapitalReportspic.twitter.com/UJPzFp1zv3

— CapitalLivNews (@CapitalLivNews) June 23, 2019

Detective Inspector Tara Denn said: “This was an appalling and unprovoked attack on two men simply making their way home and we are working tirelessly to locate those responsible.

“Two men have been left with significant injuries tonight and the hate and violence that has been inflicted on them is simply unacceptable and won’t be tolerated on the streets of Merseyside.

“I would ask anyone in Manningham Road or the surrounding areas this evening to please come forward with any information.

“You may have witnessed the incident or youths making off from the scene, or even have CCTV or dashcam footage, and I would urge you to please get in touch with police.

“Likewise, if you know who is responsible for this crime, please do the right thing and let us know.

“There is absolutely no place for hate crime in society and we know how much of a massive impact it has on victims. I want to reach out to the LBGT community, who I know will be deeply saddened by this news, and reassure you that we stand with you and if you report such incidents to the police, we will do our utmost to support and protect you and bring those responsible to justice.

“We are passionate about maintaining the right of all our communities to be treated with fairness, dignity and respect, and by working closely with our partners will continue to work to eradicate hate crime of all forms.

“Victims can report directly to the police where experienced hate crime officers will treat them with sensitivity and compassion, or via third party reporting centres in fire stations, citizen advice bureaus and hospitals where the information will be passed on.”

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Paris fashion week: Bruno Sialelli channels the seaside in Lanvin debut

By Scarlett Conlon in Paris

The 31-year-old designer’s first collection looked to the travels of house founder Jeanne Lanvin for inspiration

Bruno Sialelli may be hard at work as the new boy at Lanvin but he has holidays on the mind. For his first menswear show since his appointment as creative director of the house in January, the French designer mentally took the audience out of sweltering Paris and brought them to the cool breeze of the seaside. In real life, he invited them to a swimming pool in the 19th arrondissement and provided peach ice teas to set the scene.

“I love my job,” he said backstage after the show, “but the holidays is always the best part of our lives and I wanted to express something very bright and playful and [capture] this idea of travelling.”

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Via:: https://www.theguardian.com/fashion/2019/jun/23/paris-fashion-week-bruno-sialelli-channels-the-seaside-in-lanvin-debut


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Lanvin Showed a Vast Shoe Collection in an Olympic Sized Swimming Pool & Every Last Pair Was a Winner

He indulged in a spot of paddling last season, but for spring 2020, new Lanvin creative director Bruno Sialelli cast off his water-wings and plunged in at the deep end. Showing around an Olympic-sized swimming pool, across all three stories of Paris’ Pailleron sports center, he unveiled a vast array of summer-ready shoes, and every one was medal-worthy.

Lanvin spring 2020, Paris Fashion Week, Men’s.

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Rope shoes, suede moccasins and Chelsea boots were done in muted sandy shades and the occasional shot of mint sorbet.
The boots, he said, were inspired by a trip he made to Jordan and Israel. “I saw all the kids wearing army shorts and Chelsea boots and I found it very sexy,” he recalled.

Lanvin spring 2020, Paris Fashion Week, Men’s.

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Brightly striped espadrilles riffed off beach parasols while the sort of sandals sold by Greek island artisans, in natural leathers, took on the saturated colors of the Aegean Sea.
There were also PVA shoes in vibrant hues like rubber duck yellow. Sialelli, who hails from Marseilles in southern France, said the idea came from the footwear people wear on the region’s rocky beaches.

Lanvin spring 2020, Paris Fashion Week, Men’s.

CREDIT: Shutterstock

Bringing up the rear, was a section of sneakers,

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Sunday Shows Round-Up: Boris Johnson's Domestic Row, Brexit, And Labour's Second Referendum Problem

By Arj Singh

Boris Johnson’s row with partner Carrie Symonds, which ended with the police visiting her flat in the early hours of Friday morning dominated the Sunday newspapers and shows.

With Johnson refusing to answer questions on the issue, his proxies, critics and supporters of rival Jeremy Hunt filled the space on the airwaves, and the story is showing no sign of going away.

The ex-foreign secretary’s EU withdrawal plan also came under tough scrutiny, while Jeremy Corbyn will have heard Labour voices from both sides of the second referendum divide set out their cases ahead of what is looking like a crunch week for the leader on Brexit.

The Johnson/Symonds row

Liam Fox piled pressure on Johnson by suggesting he should answer questions on what happened with Symonds, having dodged the issue at the first hustings of the Tory leadership run-off in Birmingham on Saturday.

The Brexit-backing international trade secretary, who is supporting Hunt, suggested the story was becoming a “distraction” from the big issues in the Tory leadership race.

He told BBC One’s Andrew Marr Show: “It’s always easier to just give an explanation and move on.”

Hunt later tightened the squeeze on Johnson, telling Sky News that “someone who wants to be prime minister should answer questions on everything”.

.@Jeremy_Hunt says “we need to know basic answers” and @BorisJohnson has been refusing questions.

He adds that Mr Johnson’s prime ministership won’t be one that lasts if he is going to “disappoint people very quickly”.

More here: https://t.co/g63M43U5jbpic.twitter.com/1U0LTEicOA

— Sky News Politics (@SkyNewsPolitics) June 23, 2019

However, the leadership frontrunner was nowhere to be seen, with his backers Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak instead sent out to defend him.

Truss told BBC Radio 5 Live’s Pienaar’s Politics: “There’s no point in asking me, I believe it’s a private matter, I don’t think the public are concerned about that and I think that Boris is somebody who served for eight years as mayor of London – did a brilliant job, he served as foreign secretary, people know what he’s like in office and that’s what’s important.”

But Labour’s shadow communities secretary Andrew Gwynne said Johnson was “completely unsuitable” to be PM.

He told Sky News’s Sophy Ridge On Sunday: “In one sense, of course, it is a private matter, but when you’re running for public office, when you are wanting to be the prime minister of the UK, then these matters are in the public interest.

“I’ve long held the view that Boris Johnson is unsuitable to be prime minister of this country. I’ve had my run-ins with Boris – I, infamously, was almost tackled to the ground in the 2017 general election by this man.”


Johnson’s Brexit strategy also came under heavy scrutiny, with Fox joining cabinet ministers who overnight warned that the frontrunner’s claims that the UK could have tariff-free trade with the EU without ratifying a withdrawal deal was wrong.

Johnson has been suggesting that Britain could use something called Article 24 of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) to leave the EU on World Trade Organisation (WTO) terms – essentially a no-deal Brexit – and not see duties imposed on goods crossing the border.

Fox said this would not work unless the EU agreed. Brussels has made clear that the withdrawal agreement negotiated by Theresa May is the only exit deal available.

Liam Fox on Boris Johnson’s ‘GATT 24′ #Brexit claims: “It isn’t true, that’s the problem”

The trade secretary tells #Marr that the argument from Boris Johnson, that we can use world trade rules to avoid tariffs after Brexit, “isn’t true”https://t.co/oSrxvtgkHapic.twitter.com/a5LfXyritH

— BBC Politics (@BBCPolitics) June 23, 2019

Fox said: “It isn’t true. That’s the problem.

“Article 24, sub section five it is, allows countries to deviate from what’s called the most-favoured nation principle.

“And that is we have to treat one and other the same, give the same access to markets.

“There are two exceptions under that part of the trade law. One says if you are going to be in a customs union. The other says if you have got a free trade agreement

“But you have to have the agreement to benefit from any temporary relaxation.”

Labour’s second referendum problem

Corbyn is facing increasing pressure to unequivocally back a second referendum and to campaign for staying in the EU and is currently consulting with unions on the way forward, with a potentially significant policy pivot coming later this week.

Senior Labour figures from both sides of the party’s deep divide over Brexit used the Sunday shows to try and sway the leader.

Former minister Caroline Flint, who represents Brexit-backing Don Valley, suggested the 26 Labour MPs who last week wrote to Corbyn to oppose another referendum vote could end up backing a Tory withdrawal deal.

Labour’s Caroline Flint tells #Marr that the number of Labour MPs prepared to back the government’s #Brexit deal “will go up” in the future https://t.co/Li6THooaUVpic.twitter.com/4IZbwYcyXz

— BBC Politics (@BBCPolitics) June 23, 2019

Only a handful of Labour MPs have previously backed the deal May negotiated with the EU but Flint said: “I think it will go up but I’ve been through this situation many times before.

“I believe that the only way to stop no deal is to support a deal.”

Flint also said she would rather support a no-deal Brexit than stay in the EU.

“I won’t be voting to revoke Article 50,” she said.

Labour former foreign secretary David Miliband meanwhile made the case for staying in the EU, telling Marr: “The politicians are honour-bound to stop playing with the unicorns, there isn’t a jobs-first Brexit, just as there isn’t a GATT 24 option for the Tories.”

He went on: “The arguments that you’re making against a second referendum that it will prolong the agony, that it will fuel the far right, that it will divide the country, those are precisely the arguments against the deals that are on offer now.”

Shadow international development secretary Dan Carden said he would vote to stay in the EU in a second referendum if no deal was the other option.

He told Pienaar: “If there was a referendum and no deal was an option and remain was an option, then I would be voting to stay in the EU.”

And Gwynne made clear Corbyn’s position was unchanged, for now.

“Is this really the Brexit you want?”

Labour’s @GwynneMP tells @SophyRidgeSky that Labour’s Brexit deal will not be presented by Johnson or Hunt as PM, so their final deal will have to be voted on by the public.

Follow #Ridge live here:https://t.co/2UHrk8F7tZpic.twitter.com/kUVhcj8JiC

— Ridge on Sunday (@RidgeOnSunday) June 23, 2019

He told Ridge: “Jeremy’s said that and that is because we face the risk of no deal, so that any Brexit deal that is brought to parliament, including a no-deal scenario, we will say, as the Labour party, that there should be a second referendum on those prospects, because it’s looking increasingly likely that we’re heading to no deal, that was not on the ballot paper in 2016.”

No confidence

Pro-EU Tory MPs were said to be spying an opportunity to block a no-deal Brexit by joining Labour in backing a vote of no confidence in Johnson’s government as soon as the new PM takes office next month.

It is likely this would trigger a general election and Truss said she did not believe her colleagues “would seek to bring a Tory government down and let in Jeremy Corbyn and his Marxist agenda”.

.@trussliz on delaying Brexit again in October:

“It’s the executive’s decision, it was Theresa May’s decision to go back to the EU and ask for an extension – it’s not a matter for parliament, it’s a matter for the executive.” pic.twitter.com/H2qDsOfQNi

— John Pienaar (@JPonpolitics) June 23, 2019

Via:: https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/sunday-shows-round-up-boris-johnsons-domestic-row-brexit-and-labours-second-referendum-problem_uk_5d0f838ee4b0a3941863fde0


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Laura Conwell-O’Brien of the Atlanta Shoe Market on Working Women Having Faith in Their Talents and Abilities

Every day in June, FN is showcasing female leaders across the industry for our Women in Power series.
For decades, Laura Conwell-O’Brien’s job as the executive director of the Atlanta Shoe Market has been a juggling act, serving the needs of designers, vendors and retailers in the competitive shoe industry. However, one of her biggest challenges has been making her voice heard as she came up against a male-dominated board of directors in steering the organization in new directions.
However, Conwell-O’Brien did not give up on her initiatives, and by consequence, has helped pave the way for the next generation of women in the business community.
Here, she discusses the challenges female leaders face when eyeing the executive suite, and how she’s managed to navigate the stumbling blocks in her career path.
What is the most significant barrier to female leadership in the fashion and footwear industries?
“Women in the fashion industry are hitting a mid-career wall. It’s not that women are any less ambitious than men; on the contrary, they’re more likely than men to aspire to be a top executive. Once a woman reaches a position such as VP, she’s eager to continue her career.“
What will be the biggest challenge for the generation

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Via:: https://footwearnews.com/2019/influencers/power-players/atlanta-shoe-market-laura-conwell-obrien-women-leadership-advice-1202794614/


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Ben Harper Has Proud Dad Moment at Lanvin

TAKE THE PLUNGE: Given the stifling heat, it was a wonder none of the guests were tempted to dive right in to the historic Pailleron swimming pool, one of Paris’ hidden treasures and the setting for the Lanvin show on Sunday morning.
Dressed in a cloth cap and duffle coat, Ben Harper may not have been suitably attired for the setting, but it was not to be missed: His son Ellery, a month shy of his 18th birthday, was walking the show.
Attending with his wife Jaclyn Matfus, Harper has just completed a tour of the Southern Hemisphere, so perhaps was acclimatized for the heatwave gripping Paris. “I was just over in South Africa, it was amazing. I was doing music, touring, in Soweto, Cape Town, Pretoria and Reunion Island.”
Singer and actress Inna Modja was tempted to dive in. “With the heat, you almost want to take a dip,” she admitted.
Modja recently wrapped a UN-backed documentary on climate change with Fernando Meirelles, the director of “City of God,” taking her to Senegal and Ethiopia.
“I’ve been a climate change campaigner for about 10 years, and I’m so pleased that there has been a change in mentalities and things finally seem to be moving

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Telegraph And Mail On Sunday Accused Of 'Rank Hypocrisy' Over Portrayal Of Boris Johnson's Neighbours

By Chris York

The Telegraph and Mail on Sunday have prompted a fierce backlash after both published articles detailing the private lives of the couple who recorded a row between Boris Johnson and his partner last week.

Tom Penn has said he recorded the altercation within his own home and “after a loud scream and banging” agreed with his wife that they should check on their neighbours.

He add: “I knocked three times at their front door, but there was no response. I went back upstairs into my flat, and we agreed that we should call the police.”

After the police told Penn all was well, he then passed the recording to The Guardian.

The Mail on Sunday subsequently published an article describing Penn and his wife as a “Remainer couple” who had tried to “sink Boris”.

Revealed: The Remainer couple who called police on Boris Johnson after are a millionaire’s daughter, who got Brussels funding for pro-EU theatre festival, and her remainer playwright partner: https://t.co/IgIpHAZsCG

— MoS_Politics (@MoS_Politics) June 22, 2019

The Telegraph article described the “left-wing couple” who “admitted” taping the altercation and a columnist for the paper said in a tweet “we really need to name and shame the Boris neighbours”.

We really need to name and shame the #Boris neighbours. Maybe record their blameless, unshouty lives and give the tape to a national newspaper. Anyone know who they are?

— Allison Pearson (@allisonpearson) June 21, 2019

A genuinely quite disturbing front page. pic.twitter.com/QpvXnYLlE7

— Lewis Goodall (@lewis_goodall) June 23, 2019

The coverage sparked a fierce debate on social media with many accusing the papers of discouraging people from contacting police when they think someone’s welfare is in danger.

Lesson: ring the cops out of concern for a woman’s welfare in 2019, end up on the front of the MoS.

— Jennifer Williams (@JenWilliamsMEN) June 22, 2019

Them being left wing doesn’t magically alter the recording they took you fucking tools. This is the weakest attempt at discrediting someone I’ve ever seen.

— James Felton (@JimMFelton) June 22, 2019

this is such an unbelievably shitty thing to do. delete yourselves.

— Zoe Gardner (@ZoeJardiniere) June 23, 2019

Labour MP Jess Phillips accused the journalists behind the story of “rank hypocrisy”.

Every single journalist saying that the neighbours shouldn’t have released the story should know that their publication has at some time or another called me and asked for information on abusive MPs. It is rank hypocrisy

— Jess Phillips (@jessphillips) June 23, 2019

Tory MP James Cleverly also expressed concern that Penn had passed the recording to The Guardian, saying that was the “big element”, not the actual row itself.

The big element in the Boris story isn’t that there was a heated argument, it’s that the police were called.

The police were called by the same person who recorded Boris and gave the story to the Guardian.

— James Cleverly MP (@JamesCleverly) June 22, 2019

This also provoked outrage from commentators and at least one lawyer.

This is the worst take I’ve ever seen.

Please, if you hear loud arguing, banging & fear someone could be in physical danger, call the police. Every time.

That a minister in the government is telling people they should just leave people to it in those circumstances is abhorrent

— Josh Woolcott (@joshwoolcott) June 22, 2019

I’ve lost count of the number of domestic violence cases I’ve successfully prosecuted which only came to the police attention because of the actions of concerned neighbours. These people are literal life-savers. For MPs to discourage this for political point scoring is shameful. pic.twitter.com/SnZh9gvADu

— The Secret Barrister (@BarristerSecret) June 22, 2019

It’s been a rough few days for the Tory leadership hopeful who has refused to answer questions about the incident.

On Sunday it also came to light that previous denials he has no links with controversial far-right figure Steve Bannon have been thrown into doubt, after video emerged of the latter detailing their close relationship.

Via:: https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/boris-johnsons-neighbours_uk_5d0f622ce4b0a3941863d9e1


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30 best beauty products for summer | Funmi Fetto

By Funmi Fetto

Get summer-ready with this selection of lights scents, glossy makeup and nourishing suncare

We’ve been indoctrinated into the concept of a “summer fragrance” – floral, pretty, sweet, citrus. In reality, the idea is nonsensical. A summer fragrance is whatever you choose to wear, so don’t feel obliged to play by the rules. Diptyque’s Eau de Minthé is slightly off the beaten track: yes there’s a floral (rose) accord, but the predominant notes are mint and nutmeg. Jo Malone x Huntsman Birch and Black Pepper is touted as a men’s fragrance, but I’d happily wear its smoky sexiness all year long. If you gravitate towards a sophisticated floral, there is plenty on offer. Cloon Keen’s Lá Bealtaine – a blend of jasmine, tuberose, mandarin, bergamot and neroli – is unapologetically ultra-feminine. Burberry’s Her Blossom and Gucci Bloom also fit well into the archetypal floral family. Prada’s Water Splash does, too, but it infuses the green notes of the frangipani flower with a touch of mandarin. Byredo also taps into the mandarin, but blends it with jasmine and cotton candy. Orange Sanguine by Atelier Cologne captures freshly cut oranges in a bottle and is totally gender neutral, as is Clean’s Solar Bloom – a floral with the base note of patchouli. And for a bit of nostalgia there’s always the special summer edition of CK One – a throwback to the days when “summer fragrances” were all the rage.

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Via:: https://www.theguardian.com/fashion/2019/jun/23/30-best-beauty-products-for-summer-makeup-fragrance-suncare


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