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8 of the Best Fashion TED Talks. Want to make it in the fashion industry? How the Police Have Obliterated British Youth Cultures. (Photo by Henry Langston) Nobody – bar maybe Charles Bronson – likes being set upon by police.

How the Police Have Obliterated British Youth Cultures

As we recently discovered, people like it even less when their only crime is listening to a relatively unpopular form of hip hop and occasionally wearing clown make-up. The worrying thing is that the FBI crackdown on juggalos isn’t anything new; authorities have been targeting subcultures for decades, presumably under the premise that anyone intentionally dressing like an idiot and putting themselves through, say, an entire Phish concert must be completely detached from all societal norms and values. That, of course, translates to an increased propensity for robbing chicken shops and throwing cats in rivers, leading to the eventual moral decline of an entire generation.

Take the former Tory MP Jocelyn Cadbury, for example, who blamed punk and rock music for a rise in crime in the early 1980s, arguing it created an “ethos of violence”. (Photos by Derek Ridgers) (Photo by Gavin Watson) This is the look. Katarina wears body Arabesque Dancewear.

this is the look

Earring and brooch Contemporary Wardrobe. Palette 5 couleurs - 866 Eclectic. Dior blush - 746 Beige Nude. Dior Addict Lipstick - 881 Fashion Night. Sonya wears leotard Contemporary Wardrobe. Katarina wears leotard Contemporary Wardrobe. Imogen wears dress Swanky Modes at Contemporary Wardrobe. Sonya wears Diorblush Cheek Stick - 765 Cosmopolite Rosewood.

Eliann wears leotard Arabesque Dancewear. Closed eye lids, drawn over with trompe l'oeil eyes; a face plastered with white paint, hairline cracks visible; a face riddled with hand drawn curlicues, whorls and doodles, resembling the Maori's Ta moko tattoos — this is just a glimpse at the work of Peter Philips, creator of fantastical, conceptual and often crepuscular make-up for the likes of Jil Sander, McQueen and Dries Van Noten. Philips came to the fashion industry relatively late. Philips says that the process of creating gives him something of a "natural high. " Credits. I Argued That Class Participation Was Necessary. Then I Heard From Introverts. This story is one of three that we’re featuring on the question of class participation.

I Argued That Class Participation Was Necessary. Then I Heard From Introverts.

For other perspectives, see “Participation Penalizes Quiet Learners” and “Encouraging Introverts to Speak Up in School.” In early 2013, I wrote an article for the Atlantic about my policy on class participation. My editor wrote the headline, which captured the gist of the piece: “Introverted Kids Need to Learn to Speak Up at School.” The subtitle gets at the story’s real thesis: “Every child should be graded on class participation—and parents don’t help their children when they argue otherwise.”

I wrote the piece because I really did—and still do—believe in my original thesis, and I hoped it would spark conversation about the role of class participation both in grading and in the bigger picture, in which teachers shore up life skills as well as academic knowledge of their students. The “uninformed” criticism stung the most. I sought the counsel of other teachers, specifically introverts. Emily Weiss: Blogger to Social Brand Builder. NEW YORK, United States — When Into The Gloss blogger Emily Weiss launched Glossier, her digital-first beauty brand, last October, she knew she wanted to ground the business in feedback from consumers.

Emily Weiss: Blogger to Social Brand Builder

Over the past year, Weiss has gleaned plenty of insights — from Instagram comments, emails and online surveys — that she has been able to leverage as she develops her brand, product offering and customer experience. Take, for instance, consumers living outside of the US, who were unable to order products. “The number one question we get is about international shipping,” Weiss says. “It pained me.” So much so that Into The Gloss published a post explaining why international shipping was so difficult to operationalise.

To relieve that pain point sooner than a start-up’s roadmap might allow, Weiss has partnered with luxury e-tailer Net-a-Porter. Emily Weiss, founder and chief executive of Glossier | Source: Courtesy. Glogin?mobile=1&URI= Substance over style: how can brands capitalise on new found fashion trends? ... Pity Naomi Campbell, who could have been saved from appearing in endless memes and listicles, two decades after her catwalk tumble in 1993, if she had been sent down Vivienne Westwood’s catwalk wearing a pair of sturdy, hiking sandals such as Tevas.

Substance over style: how can brands capitalise on new found fashion trends? ...

Fashion’s unlikely embrace of practical shoe brands in recent years – with Birkenstock-inspired footwear appearing on the catwalk of Chloé and designers Prada and Marc Jacobs paying homage to Tevas – has spawned a trend known as “ugly chic”: worn by celebrities, endorsed by fashion bloggers and subject of many summers’ worth of #footselfies. Boot brands such as Hunter, Timberland and LL Bean boots have been coolhunted, while the rise of athleisure – sportswear worn all day – has also seen Nike, Adidas, and other sports brands up their fashion game. Many commentators call this movement towards practical fashion normcore – the supposed style trend that favours the mass market and mundane over individual and quirky.