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Camera della Moda to Help Migrants and Refugees Find a Job in Fashion

MILAN — Marking World Refugee Day on Sunday, Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana unveiled a new project aimed at helping international migrants and refugees build a career in the country’s fashion industry.

During a virtual press conference amid Milan’s men’s shows, the Italian fashion chamber’s chairman Carlo Capasa said the project — called Fashion Deserves the World — is a “concrete answer to real needs, in that it offers a place in the fashion industry to young talents coming to Italy, who might feel lost here.”

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Lifestyle change leads Jayson Valdez to unexpected Tokyo Olympics stint

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 20) – Filipino shooting standout Jayson Valdez is one of those who sought for a healthier lifestyle amid the movement challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

“After two weeks since the start of the lockdown, I started to work out because I didn’t expect that the Olympics will push through,” Valdez shared his mindset when the health crisis started in March last year.

The 25-year-old Valdez shared to CNN Philippines that during the lockdown period, he strived to shed off his excess pounds. He now weighs 80 kilos, from 96 kilos at the start of

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Great Reads in Photography: June 20, 2021

Every Sunday, we bring together a collection of easy-reading articles from analytical to how-to to photo features in no particular order that did not make our regular daily coverage. Enjoy!


Photographer Covers the Brutal Cost of Leather Production in India – Feature Shoot

A family relaxes on top of a pile of leather trimmings at a dumpsite on the outskirts of the city of Kanpur. The trimmings are discarded from the nearby tannery factories and burnt, dried, and re-used as fertilizer and chicken feed. © Sean Gallagher

Sean Gallagher, an independent photographer and documentary filmmaker originally from the UK, visited

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‘Black Music Is the Blueprint, Yet We’re Erased From Our Own Culture’

This guest column was written by Tiffany Red, a Grammy-winning singer and songwriter who has co-written hits for Jennifer Hudson, NCT, Jason Derulo, Zendaya and many others. She is also founder of the 100 Percenters, an organization that lobbies for more equitable pay for singers, songwriters, producers, and engineers.

Dear Music Industry:

Sometimes I wonder where Black artists would be if the system was made for us too. I look at Taylor Swift and Justin Bieber album roll-outs and envision those seven-figure marketing budgets being the norm for Black artists. I daydream about a Black boy group with as much

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The 21 Best Early Amazon Prime Day 2021 Fashion Deals

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As a fashion editor, I’ve written countless articles about Amazon Prime Day – but believe it or not,  I often don’t shop during the actual event. That’s definitely not by choice; it’s  because I’m so distracted shifting through the thousands of deals and highlighting the very best ones that I never really get enough time to look for myself. Thankfully, Amazon just released thousands of fashion deals early, which means I now have

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Fleets Turn Attention to Driver Lifestyle

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At a time when attracting and retaining professional truck drivers has become more difficult than ever, fleets are thinking differently about this persistent industry challenge.

To better compete in this tough labor market, trucking companies are not only raising driver pay, but also taking steps to enhance drivers’ lifestyles and provide a more favorable work-life balance.

“Drivers are more in demand than I’ve ever seen in my career,” said Chad England, CEO of refrigerated carrier C.R. England. “It makes it that much more important for

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