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Overconsumption and the environment: should we all stop shopping? | Shops and shopping

I fear I’m in JB MacKinnon’s bad books. Halfway through our Zoom interview, I tilt my camera to adjust to the setting sun – but from this new angle, an e-commerce box can be spotted over my shoulder. Its barcode glows in the fading light, a totem of 21st-century materialism presiding over our call.

MacKinnon is too polite to say anything, but he can’t be thrilled by my cardboard companion. After all, the Canadian bestselling author and journalist is on a mission to get us to buy a lot less stuff. The Day the World Stops Shopping, his new

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16 Best Summer Skin Care Products of 2021

As summer ramps up and COVID-19 restrictions are loosened, 2021 may find you out and about more frequently than 2020. But with barbeques, pool time, and travel plans come summer skin woes, like sunburn, hyperpigmentation, and even bug bites.

If you’re looking to revamp your skin care routine, you’ve come to the right place. We quizzed our editorial team on the products they’re loving as the weather heats up, from SPF to soothing serums. Here are 16 products we plan to stock up on this summer.

Supergoop Poof 100% Mineral Part Powder

Supergoop Poof 100% Mineral Part Powder
  • Price: $$
  • Pros: Protects against scalp sunburn without
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Carrie Johnson Rented Bridal Gown for $63 for Wedding to Boris Johnson

  • Carrie and Borris Johnson got married in a secret ceremony at Westminster Cathedral on Saturday.
  • Carrie wore a dress she rented from My Wardrobe HQ to the private wedding.
  • The dress retails for $4,067, but Carrie paid $63 via My Wardrobe HQ for each day she rented it. 
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Carrie Johnson (née Symonds) rented a wedding gown for $63 a day for her private wedding to UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, according to a report from The Guardian by Ellie Violet Bramley.

The couple tied the knot at Westminster Cathedral in London on Saturday.

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From Blockchain To Content, New Industries Will Lead The Fashion And Style Sector

After COVID -19 restructuring plans, fashion brands are increasingly aware about the importance of complex global supply chains and environmentally friendly materials being used for production. From development to production, the fashion industry leaders want to make the brands transparent by using blockchain to digitize the supply chain – so much so that it will help fashion

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Floyd Mayweather Launches ‘50 Karats By Floyd Mayweather’ With VIP Jewelry Pop Up Experience

Undefeated five-division boxing champion Floyd Mayweather is kicking off fight weekend with a bang – or should we say “bling”? The International Boxing Hall of Fame inductee is launching into a new entrepreneurial lane with “50 Karats by Floyd Mayweather.”

According to National Jeweler and Jewelers of America’s “Diversity in the Fine Jewelry Industry” 2020 survey, which was conducted in an effort to “better understand the experiences of people of color,” around 66 percent of survey participants were white. Moreover, “nearly 60 percent of survey-takers, regardless of race, agree—the jewelry industry does not do enough to make Black employees

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AMERICAN THEATRE | Women Are the Pillars of ‘In the Heights’

Daphne Rubin-Vega, Stephanie Beatriz, Melissa Barrera, Olga Merediz, Gregory Diaz IV, Dascha Polanco, and Jimmy Smits in ‘In the Heights.’

On Saturday mornings when I was growing up, my family divided into two groups. My dad and younger brothers took a ball and assorted equipment to go to soccer practice. My mom and I packed a couple of magazines and headed to Lia’s. The steep slope where the small beauty shop was located could not compete with the towering bouffants requested by customers. Hair that tall could not be filled with anything but knowledge.

Sitting under the bonnet hair dryer,

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