February 2018 – 3

News Round Up Leiden

 

Welcome to our weekly news round up where we highlight the news stories that have captured our attention during the past seven days.

 

Fashion

 Business of Fashion

The Murky Business of Feel-Good Crystals

Laura Neilson

24/2/18

‘Fashion and celebrities have embraced crystals as a trend, but behind their shiny charm and feel good vibes lies a shadowy, unregulated industry and a rocky relationship with the environment.’

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Elle

Model Accused Of Racism Outside London Fashion Week Shows

Grace O’Neill

21/2/18

‘Two street style photographers have spoken out about a reported incident of racism outside the London Fashion Week shows.’

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Beauty

Mecca

Meccaland

14/2/18

‘Mecca announces a three day beauty festival in Melbourne with brands, products and beauty superstars’

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Health & Fitness

ABC

Why it’s so hard to skip that burger or beer — even though you know it’s bad for you

Adam Bulley and Thomas Suddendorf

21/2/18

‘Everyone knows smoking, consuming too much sugar and drinking too much alcohol will harm our long-term health — but many of us do these things anyway. Why?’

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ABC

La Trobe University research identifies four types of drinkers, so which one are you?

ABC Radio Canberra

21/2/18

‘Do you enjoy a wine over dinner with friends, a beer in front of the TV after a long day or a boozy night out on the town with mates? Alcohol may be part of Australia’s culture but have you ever stopped to think about why you drink?’

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Gender

The Guardian

Women have changed the mood. Now we need to change policy

Harriet Harmen

21/2/18

‘Only better policy and processes for equal pay, reporting abuse and harassment and ending male privilege will change women’s reality.’

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Moxie

Understanding Female Investors

22/2/18

‘Little primary research exists on women’s distinctive approach to money and their preference for investing responsibly. Moxie Future felt it was time to shine a light on the mind set of today’s female investors.’

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