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Grandpa Style: Why 20-Somethings Are Dressing Like Senior Citizens

WRINKLES ARE IN FASHION. Not the ones linen trousers acquire, but the fine lines that accrue on an elderly individual’s face. Lately, the fashion world is celebrating those 60-and-up for their style.

Kyle Kivijarvi, a 36-year-old fashion consultant, runs Gramparents, an Instagram page that posts user-submitted photographs of rakish elders out and about on the street. To date, the three-year-old account has racked up over 129,000 followers. In a typical image, a white-haired fellow layers a tweed overcoat over a striped blazer.

Last year, 30-something friends Andria Lo and Valerie Luu released “Chinatown Pretty,” a

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Why Is Fashion Talking About Regenerative Farming?

Fashion, like politics, loves a buzzword — especially when it comes to the environment. Sustainability! Circularity! They just tripped off the tongue. And now there’s a new favorite in town: regenerative.

In January, the luxury group Kering, owner of Gucci and Saint Laurent (among other brands), was a co-founder of the Regenerative Fund for Nature, aimed at converting one million hectares (2.47 million acres) of land producing raw materials for fashion from regular farmland to regenerative agriculture in five years.

In February, the New Zealand Merino Company announced that it has joined with Allbirds, Icebreaker and Smartwool to create the

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“I hope you’re going to see people work in a bipartisan fashion on behalf of the American people, because that’s how we get the best work done.” : The Ripon Society

Bucshon & Spartz Remain Cautiously Optimistic that Common Ground Can Be Found on Infrastructure

WASHINGTON, DC — The Ripon Society hosted a virtual discussion this past Thursday with two lawmakers from the Hoosier State, who discussed not only the challenges facing the people they represent back home, but some of the key priorities that need to be addressed this year on Capitol Hill. 

The lawmakers were U.S. Reps. Larry Bucshon, who was first elected in 2010 and represents Indiana’s 8th Congressional District, and Victoria Spartz, who was elected last November and represents Indiana’s 5th Congressional District.  Bucshon kicked off the

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US Marine Corps turns to CNY fashion designer for new fitness uniforms

Washington – A small Central New York fashion design firm has won a $46.8 million contract from the U.S. Marine Corps to produce a new line of fitness training uniforms for service members.

American Fashion Network of DeWitt will supply the Marines with up to 1.8 million T-shirts and shorts over the course of the five-year contract.

The woman-owned small business was among four companies that won contracts to supply lightweight, breathable physical training clothes to the Marines, according to the Department of Defense.

All told, 17 companies submitted competitive bids for the deal, Pentagon officials said.

Jackie Wilson, owner

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6 things Americans are buying

Shoppers wearing protective masks carry bags on Market Street in San Francisco, California, on Wednesday, April 14, 2021.

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Shoppers are emerging from their cocoons and aspiring to switch it up from sweatpants, stubble and streaming.

With each day, more Americans are getting Covid-19 vaccines. As spring temperatures warm up many parts of the country, consumers are booking plane trips, hitting the mall or watching a movie in a theater again.

Retail sales rose 9.8% in March, according to the Commerce Department, as consumers wasted no time spending their $1,400 stimulus checks.


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Top International Fashion News of the Week | 18.04.21


The theme for this year’s Met Gala is here, and Gucci and Balenciaga are joining forces. Stay up to date with the hottest international fashion news stories of the week.


Balmain Launches a Collaboration with Maluma 

Balmain has released a limited-edition collaboration with Colombian singer, Maluma. The capsule finds its inspiration from Miami and features lush shades of pink, blue and tropical patterns. The logos for the French fashion house and musician splatter across T-shirts, sweaters, and pants, with a mix of palm trees and the addition of a striped blazer.


“It’s been one of my goals to work with

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