Jewelry can be more than just a pretty piece | Opinions

I was sorry to hear about former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright’s passing last week. Albright was an accomplished academic and savvy diplomat who had the distinction of being the first woman to serve as the nation’s top emissary.

News outlets recounted her myriad achievements and explored her life and character. Her clever use of wearing jewelry to convey her moods and symbolize her stances was also touched upon.

Albright was famous for her many and varied brooches. Smithsonian Magazine ran a story in 2010 that focused on her famous collection of pins. Albright told the magazine her jewelry wearing custom began after the first Gulf War, when she was assigned as an ambassador to the United Nations. Albright said the U.S. had pushed for sanctions against Iraq under Saddam Hussein. She said Iraq’s state-controlled media described her as a serpent. So she wore a snake pin soon afterward. Albright

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CHANEL Rouge Allure L’Extrait High Intensity Lip Colour

[unpaid/sample/affiliate/ad] I’m really happy to see refillable lipsticks becoming more mainstream. Eventually, I think they’ll almost all become so but it takes a while to deal with componentry changes without altering the design too much. Once you’ve bought your lipstick you can buy any refills you want without ever having to re-buy the original case too. Not sure how well I’d hold up using that rule but it’s an option. I had a bit of a panic once I’d taken the refills out of the cases that I hadn’t recorded the colours but they’re actually written on the side (whew!) – warning you now, you’ll either need a magnifying glass or the sight of an eagle.

CHANEL Rouge Allure L’Extrait High Intensity Lip Colour

The lipsticks are a juicy finish (yay) and they’re pigment packed – a full intent lipstick. For anyone who says the difference between high street and

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The Oscars 2022 Style Trend Is the Dramatic Red Dress

The first fashion trend of the Oscars 2022 is attention-grabbing and undeniable: red dresses. As stars began to assemble outside the Dolby Theater on March 27, it became clear that nearly every third actor was wearing a striking red ensemble.

Maybe it’s a nod to Old Hollywood, a plea for a return to drama after years of pandemic drabness, or a subtle campaign for the new Pixar movie Turning Red. Shades of ruby, blush, and candy apple would fill the theater. Were the celebs and their stylists blushing at the repetition along the carpet? Or can we take the presence of many women in red as a simple sign that Hollywood has really, really missed over-the-top award shows?

So pronounced is this trend that three out of five women in the Oscars 2022 best supporting actress category opted for red. Ariana DeBose and Kirsten Dunst, up for awards

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Subscription box service, Wellbeing Sisters, introduces the Chemo-Care box – Retail Times

Let’s face it, Cancer is no easy ride and Chemotherapy is tough – even for the toughest cookies amongst us.

With this in mind, Wellbeing Sisters has carefully curated this Chemo-Care box, packed it full of products that are both pampering and practical for every woman preparing for or going through chemotherapy. Inside, you’ll find toxin-free skincare products that are completely safe to use during treatment (and after!) including a can’t-live-without repair-all balm, as well as a beautiful journal to record important info and support mental health, and a gorgeous tea specifically created to help ward off nausea.

This box was inspired by a heart-breaking turn in the Wellbeing Sisters journey, which happened at the end of last year (2021); when the founders received news that their gorgeous Mum had cancer. Oesophageal cancer, in fact. 

What’s in the box?

Vegan Leather Notebook, RRP £7 – Keeping a diary not only

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