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Ugandan model targeted by racist trolls over an Instagram photo. A shocking slew of offensive comments appeared online after a make-up company posted a photograph of a black model's lips. The MAC Cosmetics Instagram page was bombarded after the international brand posted a picture of Ugandan-born Aamito Lagum, 23, sporting one of their lipsticks. The backstage photograph of Aamito - winner of Africa's Next Top Model - was taken during New York Fashion Week and posted on the brand's social media. The comments appeared online after a make-up company posted a photo of model Aamito Lagum, above, on their Instagram page. The Ugandan-born model was modelling a lipstick in the shot The backstage photo, above, was taken during New York Fashion Week and posted to the brand's social media. It wasn't long before a number of Instagram users began commenting on the image. One said: 'Holy n***** lips, Batman! In a long rant one user wrote: 'Black women will never be as beautiful as white women.

The model went on to thank the cosmetics brand and her make-up artist. Chinese travel firm Ctrip expands global reach with Skyscanner deal — RT Business. Flight search website Skyscanner has been acquired by China's biggest online travel company Ctrip in a deal worth $1.75 billion (£1.4 billion). The deal is mainly cash and is expected to close before the end of this year. The sides have confirmed that Skyscanner will continue managing its operations independently. “Ctrip is the clear market leader in China and a company we can learn a huge amount from,” Skyscanner CEO Gareth Williams said, adding the acquisition by Ctrip took Skyscanner “one step closer to our goal of making travel search as simple as possible for travelers around the world.”

The deal would "strengthen long-term growth drivers for both companies," said James Jianzhang Liang, co-founder and executive chairman of Ctrip. "Skyscanner will complement our positioning at a global scale, and Ctrip will leverage our experience, technology and booking capabilities to Skyscanner's," he added. Read more Skyscanner was set up in the UK in 2003. The Return Of The Choker | The Diary Of A Jewellery Lover. After being abandoned in the late 90s, the choker trend has made a huge comeback in the past year, seen today on every other neck on the catwalk and invading the high street shop by shop. From plastic to velvet to pearl to diamond, we take a look at the evolution of the choker and some of the beautifully-designed versions available on Barnebys. From Then To Now Women of the 1800's - Manet's Painting Olympia, Edgar Degas' Ballerinas, Alexandra Queen Of Denmark In the 1800s, the choker was the necklace of choice for women from almost every kind of social group.

The French painter Manet’s work, Olympia, focusing on a nude female figure with an empowered gaze wearing a ribbon around her neck, has been considered evidence of the choker being a symbol of prostitution. However, a mere ten years after Manet’s controversial painting, the impressionist artist Edgar Degas adorned his rehearsing ballerinas with the similar black chokers. Kate Moss Kim Kardashian Diamond Pearl *PR collaboration. Nura Afia as a brand ambassador. James Charles Interview - Jcharlesbeauty for Cover Girl.

Instagram/@jamescharles design by Dana Tepper In only a year, James Charles went from doing his first ever makeup look to becoming one of the hottest beauty boys on the internet, slaying fans with his rainbow space buns and iconic "straight brows. " The 17-year-old CoverBoy took some time off of photo shoots slash homework to chat with about dating, Kay Perry, and starting a career while still in high school. You're legally blind! Does that make it hard to do makeup? It really doesn't affect the process that much. My contacts are the same prescription as my regular glasses. After a long day of a shoot, however, my eyes do usually feel pretty dry so it can be a pain sometimes. Advertisement - Continue Reading Below So you always wear contacts when you put on makeup?

I always wear colored prescription contacts for my looks. When you started posting on Instagram, you showed your beauty looks on models. I used to do hair before I did makeup. No, no, no, no. Muslim fashion designer makes history with hijab collection at New York Fashion Week | The Independent. A Muslim fashion designer has made history as the first ever designer to feature hijabs in every outfit on a New York Fashion Week catwalk. Indonesian designer Anniesa Hasibuan, 30, delighted crowds with her Spring Summer ’17 collection D’Jakarta. Models wore flowing trousers and skirts in silk, lace and chiffon in an array of pastel colours. One stand-out garment included an intricate gold lace dress, featuring metallic embroidery at the bust and a fringed lace train. Each model wore a hijab in gold, pale pink or dove grey silk. It is believed to be the first time a New York Fashion Week catwalk show has featured hijabs on every model.

Ms Hasibuan also made history as the first Indonesian designer to be featured at the fashion week and says her designs were inspired by her home city of Jakarta, where she also has a boutique. Muslim fashion designer features hijabs at New York Fashion Week Anniesa Hasibuan show, runway, Spring Summer 2017, New York Fashion Week (Rex) Reuse content. Hawk Eye : Male teen becomes first ever CoverBoy. Easy, brezzy, beautiful: CoverBoy. For years, CoverGirl has been successfully supplying makeup to people all around the world.

And the people that help endorse those products are celebrity CoverGirls such as Katy Perry, Pink, and Zendaya. But in October, a 17-year-old YouTuber and Instagramer James Charles became the first ever male face for CoverGirl. James Charles started his makeup career on YouTube in December 2015 which consisted of makeup tutorials. Then after each tutorial, he would post a picture of the finished look on his Instagram. After a couple years of doing the same routine of posting images and videos, he became getting more and more attention on his social media accounts. Last month, when he posted his senior pictures, Charles started to receive the attention from the staff of CoverGirl. After getting named CoverGirl 2016, Charles began expressing his gratitude to multiple talk shows.

Queen of Luna recreated the make up looks of Elsa from Frozen and Ursula from the Little Mermaid before she was famous. Malaysian make up artist, Saraswati, recently shot to fame on Instagram after using her hijab and make up to transform herself into stunning Disney princesses and characters. The talented artist and self-confessed 'Disnerd' boasts over 190,000 followers and has shared snaps of herself as different characters - from The Little Mermaid and Alice in Wonderland to the Cheshire Cat and Tinkerbell. The skilled artist, who goes by Queen of Luna, has been creating different character looks for years and her early work is just as impressive as her more recent posts. Queen Elsa from Frozen: Malaysian make up artist, Saraswati (right), recently shot to fame on Instagram after using her hijab and make up to transform herself into stunning Disney princesses and characters Ursula: The talented artist and self-confessed 'Disnerd' boasts over 190,000 followers and has shared snaps of herself as different characters (pictured as Ursula from the original The Little Mermaid movie)

San Fran teachers union lesson plan calls Trump racist, sexist. San Francisco's public schools have a mouthful for President-elect Donald Trump. The city’s teachers union has offered its members a lesson plan that calls the soon-to-be commander-in-chief a racist and a sexist who rose to power by “pandering” to his equally awful base. It’s unclear how many teachers plan to teach the sharply-worded lesson, which is meant to teach students about the election and encourage them to fight for equality. It was developed by Fakhra Shah, a Mission High School teacher, who wrote it as a way to help students struggling with the outcome of the election. “Let us please not sidestep the fact that a racist and sexist man has become the president of our country by pandering to a huge racist and sexist base,” Shah wrote in an open letter to teachers introducing the lesson plan. Wanda Sykes gets booed, goes on rant about Trump (graphic) "This is an anti-racist, anti-sexist, anti-Islamophobic (and) anti-homophobic philosophy," she continued.

With News Wire Services Tags: Dear white people: An open letter on race to Donald Trump’s supporters. Dear white Donald Trump supporters: Since Election Day, I have received a good many emails from some of you who voted for Donald Trump. A number of the emails have been crude. Others are celebratory and indulge in a bit of understandable political grandstanding because “your guy” won — and I can understand your taking a victory lap given Trump’s surprise victory. But what most of these emails have in common is a sense of hurt and anger from white folks about being called “racists” because they voted for Trump. It has forced me to do some hard thinking and deep reflection.

This disconnect is even deeper for those of us who write and think about race, politics and the general (white) public. So what is racism? It is common for people to define racism as the use of mean words or racial slurs. But racism is so much more. Most white folks will not admit to being a racist or holding any ill intent toward people because of their skin color. What about president-elect Donald Trump? “How dare you! Traditional Chinese elements highlight fashion week - CCTV News - English. The China International Fashion Week of 2017, spring and summer series, is taking place here in the capital.

And collections featuring traditional Chinese elements are highlighting the runway. The China International Fashion Week of 2017, spring and summer series, is taking place here in the capital. The modern qipao, or cheongsam known in the west, stole the limelight on the runway of China International Fashion Week. With the theme "wearing a traditional cheongsam is like wearing a fashionable dress", the cheongsam release session featured models in different types of the dress walking down the catwalk. The designer integrated the western-style cut method into Chinese embroidery craft, making the traditional dress more fashionable. The collection was inspired by Chinese traditional culture. This collection is titled “silk rhyme.” "I want to put accents on Chinese elements through this collection and silk is what I chose, as China is famous for its high quality silk.

This Beauty Blogger Wore A Hijab And People Are Getting Angry. Chloe Morello, an Australian Beauty vlogger with over 1.7 million YouTube followers, has gained some attention recently over one tutorial in particular. Since making a pretty big name for herself in the beauty blogger world, she has had requests to create a makeup look for the Islamic holiday, Eid al-Fitr. So, as she has done for the last couple of years, she created a look over the weekend in honor of the holiday and posted it onto her YouTube channel. The video, which shows Chloe creating a ‘Soft Glam Look’ gained over 400,00 views, and after finishing her makeup she moves on to put a white hijab on, something she’s done in all of her other Eid tutorials. “Just so you can see what the look will look like with a hijab on.

I don’t want to offend anyone when I do this,” she says. While a lot of her Muslim fans have come forward and praised her for her tutorial, “You are the only non Muslim beauty blogger who does this for us Muslim girls. Beauty Blogger Perfectly Works Her Hijab Into Halloween Costume. With her starring role in one of this year’s biggest blockbusters, there’s bound to be thousands of Harley Quinns roaming the streets this Halloween. However one woman’s costume is going to be a little bit different to most. Makeup artist Nora Belk has been heralded online for incorporating her hijab into a take on the Suicide Squad villain, played by Australian actress Margot Robbie. “I wear a hijab and this is my Halloween make-up for this year… [I’m] calling it ‘Halal-ey Quinn’,” the 21-year-old blogger wrote on Reddit.

Read:The 10 New Cult Beauty Buys You Need In DubaiOnline Shopping In The UAE Is About To Get A Lot Better…VIDEO: Middle Eastern Beauty Throughout The YearsBeauty Blogger Sparks Debate By Donning Hijab In Eid Tutorial Continue Reading In an accompanying selfie, gone were Quinn’s distinctive blue-and-pink tinged platinum pigtails – instead, Belk opted for a dual-hue headscarf. Her look proved a hit on social media, winning her much praise from commenters. Comments comments. Michelle Obama's fashion legacy and the style tips we've learned from her over the past eight years. Michelle Obama isn’t the only first lady since Jackie O to use fashion to define her public persona. But she's indisputably the master. Nancy Reagan, Barbara Bush and Hillary Clinton all knew the importance of style when it came to establishing substance. Nancy used her signature ‘Reagan Red’ to show her patriotism, Barbara wore a pair of $29 shoes to her husbands' inaugural ball to demonstrate how down to earth she was and Hilary made the 'pant suit' her own, to show who wore the trousers.

But none of these women had a lasting impact on style and didn’t even come close to receiving style icon status like the late Jackie O. America had to wait until 2008 and the arrival of Michelle Obama to get their new Mrs Kennedy. With her polished image and incredible style, Michelle won over the hearts of the American public but there was a lot more to her than a set of toned arms and a nice frock. So how did she do it, and what will her fashion legacy be? In 2009 she won us over by wearing a J. Facebook to stop ethnicity-based targeting for some ads. Roma designer hopes fashion can build societal bridges | Otago Daily Times Online News. Transforming traditional flowery Roma patterns into bold, modern prints, designer Erika Varga aims to use fashion to increase acceptance of the Roma ethnic minority in Hungarian society. She launched Romani Design, Hungary's first Roma fashion label, with her younger sister Helena Varga six years ago. Since then her colourful, sometimes flamboyant, designs have won fans in Hungary, as well as in Brussels, Berlin, Paris and India, where she has also presented her women's and menswear collections.

Inspired by the traditional clothing of her rich Roma cultural heritage Varga (46) hopes fashion can fight stereotyping in society. Born in eastern Hungary, she was a jewellery maker before turning to clothes. She also worked for several years as a mentor to young Roma people - an experience that she says has had a profound influence on her mission now as a fashion designer. "We talked a lot about how important it is to find and live fully their Roma identity," she said of her mentoring work. Nana Tamakloe: Taking African fashion to the world - Features. Cover Girl names Muslim beauty blogger Nura Afia as newest ambassador | Fashion.