Daily Archives: February 7, 2021

Woman who applied makeup every day for 22 years says husband ‘doesn’t find her sexy’ without it

With the way the world is at the moment, most people could be forgiven for not getting glammed up to stay at home every day.

And, with the UK in national lockdown, makeup has become a thing of the past for most people.

So readers of Slate were shocked when one woman wrote in to the Dear Prudence advice column, after she wore makeup every day of her 22-year marriage.

The woman shared that she spent an hour a day getting ready for 22 years

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The unnamed woman said that she spends an hour of the day applying her make-up with no exceptions, however recently she started giving herself a break on Sundays, much

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Here are the 10 best buys from the Ssense sale

I never, ever buy designer at full price. First, I simply cannot afford to do so. Second, the discounts are just too reliable, and the deals too thrilling, to shop any other way. High-end fashion still functions on a largely seasonal model, which means that goods will go on sale in July and December to make way for new collections. The pandemic has certainly thrown the entire fashion system into chaos, but there is an upside for discount-seekers. Sale season seems never-ending, as brands continue to readjust to the new normal — and the spending habits that come with it. Right now, hundreds of designer shoes, dresses and accessories are temptingly marked down. Here, the 10 best finds from the Ssense sale to add to your cart before they’re gone.

Carhartt work coat, $155, ssense.com

The hyped jacket

Looking like you know how to shingle a roof is fashion’s

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Occupancy at San Antonio’s shopping centers dips

As struggling retailers shuttered stores and filed for bankruptcy amid the coronavirus pandemic, they left behind cavernous spaces at malls in San Antonio.

But while occupancy fell, a fairly stable economy, little new retail construction, and landlords and tenants working together are helping keep shopping centers nearly full, according to a report by Weitzman.

The occupancy rate — for about 47.3 million square feet of retail space across local shopping centers of 25,000 square feet or more — declined to 93.6 percent by Dec. 31. That’s a dip from 94.5 percent at the end of 2019.

“San Antonio has avoided a lot of the major retail closures,” Bob Young, Weitzman executive managing director, said during the commercial real estate firm’s annual conference last week. “The market remains remarkably steady.”

Sears last year closed its stores at South Park Mall and Rolling Oaks Mall, a combined 284,000 square feet. The locations

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From a window dresser in Arnotts to creator of must-have label ‘Queens of Archive’

The beginning of a global pandemic may not seem like the most auspicious time to launch a new fashion label, yet in March 2020, Queens of Archive burst onto the fashion scene providing the perfect antithesis to lockdown loungewear — their glamorous, vintage-inspired dresses-with-edge quickly procuring something of a cult following.

The brand is run by friends and co-founders Sarah Plunkett and Nicola Orme. Plunkett is a native of Tallaght in Dublin and is currently living in Manchester, while Orme is from Chester in England and resides in Belfast.

Both women have many years of experience in the international fashion business — Plunkett as a senior visual merchandiser for highstreet and premium brands and retailers, and Orme as an experienced fashion designer.

“Sarah and I were at similar stages of our lives. We had both worked for other people, we both wanted to do our own thing and were both

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The fashion lessons we learnt last year that have prepared us for lockdown 3

We’re officially back in a national lockdown. But before we collectively reach for the cheer-me-up chocolate, it’s worth noting that third time around, we’re all dab hands at this – particularly when it comes to getting dressed each day to stay at home. 

Having worked from home for 10 months, gone on daily walks through heatwaves and sleet, and dressed for approximately 391 Zoom calls, we’ve learnt a few fashion lessons along the way that mean we’re well prepared this time round… 

Lesson 1: Leggings are worth investing in 

Any fashion editor would advise you invest in the pieces you wear the most, plumping for the highest quality you can afford to ensure they stand the test of time. Of course, that list changed dramatically with our old-favourite handbags, boots and blazers being replaced by simple jersey separates.  

Leggings, previously saved for weekend errands, quickly took pride and joy in

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Epic Games to convert North Carolina shopping mall into new global headquarters by 2024

Epic Games has reached an agreement with Turnbridge Equities and Denali Properties to purchase North Carolina’s Cary Towne Center.

The 980,000-square-foot and 87-acre shopping mall will be converted into the Fortnite creator’s new global headquarters by 2024. A source familiar with the matter told FOX Business the price tag for the deal came in at roughly $95 million.

According to a news release by Epic, the facilities will include a mix of office buildings and recreational spaces, giving the company “flexibility to create a campus customized from the ground up to accommodate its long-term growth.”


Epic will begin development of its new headquarters later this year. In the meantime, the company will remain at its current headquarters at Cary, North Carolina’s Crossroads Boulevard.

“Epic has been proud

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