Make Juneteenth a Non-Shopping Holiday

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Juneteenth has long been celebrated by Black people and across communities of color. The holiday references June 19, 1865, two-and-a-half years after the Emancipation Proclamation, when a document declaring the end of slavery was read publicly in Galveston, Tex., by a U.S. Army general. Now the day is getting broader recognition, as numerous American companies, including some in fashion, are making it a paid holiday. Congress will likely take up the issue as well, and Juneteenth could, and should, become a national holiday.

How great and long overdue for our country to formally celebrate the end of slavery, and by doing so, come face-to-face with the horrific devastation it wrought and that is ongoing. Not so great that this reckoning comes only after the killings by police of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Rayshard Brooks and too many others, acts that have shaken American

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Ones to Watch at Paris Men’s Fashion Week Fall 2021

Valette Studio

Pierre François Valette established his label Valette Studio last year, intent on updating men’s tailoring for the modern dandy. Winning the Saint Laurent Institute Prize in 2019 set the wheels in motion for creating his own label, earning him support from industry veterans, including Bruno Barbier, formerly of Balenciaga.

“The idea is to work on a suit, but a cool suit, with fluidity, that can be worn all day, that’s accessible,” said Valette.

For the Saint Laurent prize, the mission was to choose an iconic piece by Yves Saint Laurent from the 1960s, when the designer set down roots on the Left Bank of Paris, and rethink it for current times. Valette drew up a sharp, pin-striped jumpsuit, with no sleeves, a striking piece that serves as the starting point for the brand’s offer of precise tailoring meant to be worn with ease.

The designer began his studies

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Street Style From The Fall 2021 Menswear Shows In Paris

Street Style From The Fall 2021 Menswear Shows In Paris

Globally COVID-19 has postponed or completely cancelled a number of events, and fashion week was amongst many yearly happenings that have been altered.

Usually around this time, hip fashionistas would’ve traveled across the world to check-out the menswear shows in Paris. However, many shows this year resulted in digital screenings or, skipped fashion week in its entirety. There’s not a complete answer on when fashion week will revert back to normal, if at all but, that didn’t stop a few familiar faces from hitting the streets of Paris to reminiscence on street style practices.

The winner of fashion week is arguable street style where runway show attendees strut their best outfit and walk from show to show with a crowd of photographers following them. This year is obviously different and distant for safety reasons leaving the Parisian walkways perfect for a solo shoot. Creatives like Ellie Delphine and Carrole Sagba

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Man arrested, woman sought after vehicle rolls over, hits bus shelter in Kitchener



a police car parked on the side of a road: A Waterloo Regional Police cruiser.


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A Waterloo Regional Police cruiser.

Waterloo Regional Police have arrested a man and are looking for a woman after a vehicle crashed into a bus shelter in Kitchener on Wednesday.

Police first reported the collision on Twitter at around noon, saying that they were one scene at Spadina and Highland roads.

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A police spokesperson told Global News that the vehicle had flipped over before hitting a bus shelter

No injuries were reported as a result.

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Police say they arrested a man for impaired driving while officers were searching for a female passenger to check on her wellbeing.

They said the woman was last seen heading eastbound on Spadina Road. She was described as a white woman, in her

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