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The Need-to-Know Big Fashion Issues for 2016 – Eleanor Snare. The Need-to-Know Big Fashion Issues for 2016 The catwalks for 2016 highlighted the relationship between fashion and big, global issues – I picked up on a new type of feminism, new religiously-motivated consumers, and clothing as representing the fragile global security we’re experiencing.

The Need-to-Know Big Fashion Issues for 2016 – Eleanor Snare

These issues will continue to influence designers over the next twelve months, but what about fashion businesses and their customers? Let’s get a little Mystic Meg and predict the future: read on for the need-to-know big fashion issues for 2016 and a snapshot of how they might affect your work and fashion habits. Do consumers really care about the sustainable credentials of their clothes? Mark Sumner, previously Sustainable Raw Material Specialist with Plan A at M&S and now my colleague at the University of Leeds, often cites research from the high street giant showing consumers put ethics and sustainability at the top of their ‘requirements’ list when questioned. The rise of fashion magazine inspired Photoshop editing: Has Beyonce edited her Instagram images? - News - Fashion.

Photoshop is a tool widely used in magazines and advertising campaigns, but are celebrities like Beyonce now turning to photo-editing tools to fine tune their social media posts.

The rise of fashion magazine inspired Photoshop editing: Has Beyonce edited her Instagram images? - News - Fashion

A picture posted by the singer on Instagram on Sunday has come under fire for supposedly being edited. In the image, Beyonce is pictured sitting on a sofa in the sun, however some followers have pointed out that the phone sat infront of her looks distorted, suggesting the image has been subject to some manipulation. It's not the first time the singer has come under speculation for her social media posts. In April an image of the singer playing golf led to some followers suggesting she had edited the image to make her thighs appear slimmer. Other celebrities who have also been accused of editing their Instagram images including Kim Kardashian.

Social Media Dependency Has Become a Mental Health Issue. Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com/imageCORE The following article first appeared in The Fix.

Social Media Dependency Has Become a Mental Health Issue

Also on TheFix.com: America's Hospice Hero Answers 12 Questions About Trauma, Recovery and Gratitude; Breaking Free from Sexual Abuse; Nutrition and Recovery: How Healthy Eating Can Help You Stay Sober. The Impact of Negative Body Image on Boys. Third Black Lives Matter protest brings central London to a standstill. Black Lives Matter protesters brought London to a standstill again this evening with a march along Oxford Street and into Trafalgar Square.

Third Black Lives Matter protest brings central London to a standstill

Hundreds of people gathered for the march, the third such event in the capital since the recent US police shootings of black men which sent shockwaves around America. Up to 400 people joined this evening’s surprise march, chanting “no justice, no peace, no racist police.” Traffic was halted as the crowds moved down Oxford Street, before sitting down in Piccadilly Circus. Transgender Model Tracey Norman Is Back With Clairol. A familiar face is returning to Clairol’s hair color campaigns — after nearly 40 years away.

Transgender Model Tracey Norman Is Back With Clairol

Tracey “Africa” Norman, the first transgender African American model, is back with the brand after first modeling on their boxes in the mid-70s. Now Norman, 63, is excited to be back in the spotlight after revealing her true self, an experience that she describes to PeopleStyle as “a little bit nerve-wracking.”