Fashion Week Diversity Report Shows SS17 Shows Were Some Of The Most Diverse In ‘Recent History’

The Spring/Summer 2017 catwalks were some of the most racially diverse in history, according to The Fashion Spot. The bi-annual Diversity Report examined 299 runway shows and 8,832 model appearances from New York, London, Paris and Milan Fashion Weeks this September, and discovered more than 25.4% of the model castings were non-white. It’s a long…

Agent Provocateur Launch Saucy Three-Way Personal Shopping Chat On WhatsApp

Agent Provocateur has launched ‘Ménage à Trois’, the world’s first three-way personal shopping service on WhatsApp. Customers and their partners are invited to join a group chat with an AP sales assistant, or ‘Agent’ as the brand calls them. Once in the chat, the Agent will then guide a saucy conversation – encouraging both partners…

UK Company Coexist Is Launching A ‘Period Policy’ And It’s Not Shy About Telling Everyone

A Bristol-based company is introducing a ‘period policy’ for its female workers, based on the idea that paying attention to employees’ monthly menstrual cycle can be “good for business”. Social enterprise company Coexist plans to let women have extra time off during their period, and tap to their employee’s natural cycle to create a “happier…

Veg Shortage Extends Beyond Courgettes, With Tomatoes, Broccoli And Lettuce In Short Supply

Earlier this week news of a courgette crisis brought sadness to spiralizer fans across the UK, but it seems courgettes aren’t the only veg in shortage. According to the BBC, spinach, tomatoes, broccoli, peppers, lettuce and cabbage are all facing dire times.  The shortage stems from poor weather in southern Spain, which has led to fewer…

Restaurant Offers Free Meal To Homeless And Elderly This Christmas So ‘No One Eats Alone’

A restaurant is ensuring “no one eats alone on Christmas day” by offering free meals to homeless people and the elderly. From 12pm-6pm on 25 December, Shish restaurant in Sidcup, London, will open its doors to those who’d otherwise spend Christmas alone. Local resident Kirsty McAdam shared posters about the initiative on Facebook on Tuesday….

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