Emerson in Bozeman hosted a virtual jingle dress contest for Indigenous women

Shundiin Whitehorse, 16, filmed her entry for a virtual jingle dress dance contest in just one take an hour before the deadline.



a person standing on top of a snow covered slope: Shundiin Whitehorse, 16, won second place in the Social Distance Powwow's red jingle dress contest.


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Shundiin Whitehorse, 16, won second place in the Social Distance Powwow’s red jingle dress contest.

For Shundiin, multiple attempts at the traditional dance were not an option, as she filmed her entry in negative 35-degree weather in Saskatchewan, Canada.

In conjunction with its new art exhibit honoring missing and murdered Indigenous women, the Emerson Arts and Culture Center in Bozeman hosted a virtual red jingle dress contest on Jan. 22-24. The jingle dress dance is popular among Native women and girls and is often performed at powwows as a healing dance.

To participate in the virtual contest, contestants posted jingle dress dance videos on the Social Distance Powwow Facebook page, which formed amid the COVID-19 pandemic in lieu of in-person powwow

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A woman who helped make Meghan Markle’s wedding dress thinks the duchess ‘misjudged the role’ of being a royal



a close up of a woman wearing a hat: Meghan Markle's wedding-dress maker said the former actress wasn't prepared for the pressure of the royal family. Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images


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Meghan Markle’s wedding-dress maker said the former actress wasn’t prepared for the pressure of the royal family. Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images

  • Chloe Savage, Meghan Markle’s wedding-dress maker, said Markle “misjudged the role” of being a royal. 
  • Savage said Kate Middleton had “plenty of time to adjust,” while Markle “dived in headfirst.”
  • “The royal family has broken people before,” Savage said, later adding, “It virtually broke Diana.”
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As one of the women who helped make Meghan Markle’s iconic wedding dress, the professional embroiderer Chloe Savage had a behind-the-scenes peek at the royal wedding that would capture the world’s attention.

Fast-forward nearly three years, and Markle and Prince Harry have since taken a step back from the royal family to forge their own path in California with their 20-month-old son, Archie.

It’s a move that surprised many. But Savage told Insider

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Dillard’s Offers Exclusive LDT Dress Line From Toccin NY

Dillard’s Inc. is rolling out LDT, a new exclusive dress collection  from New York-based designers Alex and Michael Toccin, the husband-and-wife team behind Toccin NY.

The brand will be carried at 100 of its stores as well as Dillards.com.

Inspired by the 1960s and 1990s, the dress collection offers feminine styles and a mix of vibrant colors. It is designed to invoke a sense of youthful joy, with custom patterns and prints in easy-to-wear styles. LDT’s retail prices range from $139 to $229, with a $199 average retail price.

Alexandra Dillard, Dillard’s vice president of merchandising, said Thursday, “We haven’t seen a lot of newness, brands or lines emerge in the market for quite some time, and it’s exciting to see someone stepping out and trying something new and different. I love what they’re doing with their line.”

She said she was impressed with the Toccins’ entire organization, their professionalism,

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