Jewellery shop’s engagement ring display leaves people giggling as it looks just like a willy – The Sun

A RING has been hilariously mocked online – for the phallic manner in which it has been displayed in a shop.

After a picture of the jewellery was shared on Facebook, people were left in hysterics at its holder which they suggested resembled a "penis".

In a snap posted by a member to the 'That's It, I'm Ring Shaming' group, the rock could be seen positioned on a slanted grey tube with a crease at one end.

It was captioned by the person: "I don't like the ring, but I hate the presentation."

And the internet agreed with them that it was a rather rude design.

One person joked: "I mean, you can't say it isn't romantic."

Is that ring happy to see me or is it just my imagination?

Another teased: "It's a grower not a shower."

A third hilariously shared: "My husband should have proposed like this."

And a fourth added: "I've heard of a cock ring but…"

Triggering a host of 'likes', a fifth asked: "Is that ring happy to see me or is it just my imagination?"

How much should you spend on an engagement ring?

  • Traditionally, it is expected that around two and a half months’ salary will be spent on the engagement ring – but for many people out there, clinging to this belief can prove to be the first hurdle.
  • According to Credit Donkey, that two month rule that has people sweating was actually coined by a De Beers diamond marketer and is best forgotten about.
  • In reality, it is best to consider your partner's expectations and balance them against your actual financial situation, as purchasing that "dream ring" should not plunge you into unimaginable debt.

A sixth member contributed: "Takes 'if you like it then you should have put a ring on it' to a new level!"

Several pointed out that the "penis" holder wasn't quite "erect" enough.

Takes 'if you like it then you should have put a ring on it' to a new level!

One person wrote: "These are usually supposed to stand upright!!! (heh)"

Another witty member replied: "It's trying it's best."

In other wedding news, we told you how a bride was gutted after her snobby friends mocked her for buying a "lovely" H&M dress for her big day.

We also revealed that a man proposed to his girlfriend with a "will you marry me?" chest tattoo.

And a bride's engagement ring has been trashed by people saying it looks like a penis.

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I started my sunglasses business on Depop- now I’ve made £60k and Beyonce & Millie Bobby Brown are fans – The Sun

IT'S a platform that most shoppers use to flog old clothes on the cheap – but for Tianah Jones, Depop has been about much more than clearing out her wardrobe.

The 25-year-old businesswoman, from Hackney, originally started using using the shopping app as a student to fund her expensive London university halls of residence and put any surplus towards travelling in summer breaks.

Within three years, Tianah was well known on the app for selling sunglasses she'd collected on her travels to Cambodia, Thailand, Japan and Bali and used the proceeds to supplement her income as a data analyst.

After selling out of all her vintage finds, Tianah – who studied Psychology at Kingston University –  created her own eponymous sunglasses brand in April 2018 inspired by the 90s fashion she grew up with.

In her first year of business, Christianah Jones had an impressive turnover of £60,000 and her original razor thin "Shady" sunglasses have been worn by the likes of Billy Eilish, Millie Bobby Brown, Kaia Gerber and even the Queen of Pop herself.

Tianah spoke to Fabulous Digital for our #BOSSINGIT series devoted to ordinary women who have launched incredible businesses.

When she was just two years old, Tianah was diagnosed with high frequency hearing loss which prevents her from hearing sounds above 2,000 Hz.

As a result, Tianah struggled to work in an office environment.

She said: "It was difficult because I’d missed one instruction which causes a delay in my productivity and makes the whole experience quite sad and embarrassing.

"I lipread so whenever we'd have meetings with brightly lit windows, everyone’s face is dark and therefore couldn't understand what was happening."

Explaining how Depop allowed the "business-y side" of her to come out, Tianah said: "I had a couple jobs straight after graduating university but was much more passionate about selling clothes and sunglasses.

"Eventually it got to the point where I was making more money selling clothes on Depop than I was from my job."

Tianah would sell both unbranded and designer sunglasses for anywhere between £10 and £100 on her account.

It took the budding designer eight months to save up £2,000 saved up from her Depop side hustle which she then invested into her start up – n

Once she had this saved up, Tianah started creating prototypes of her own 90s-inspired designs before travelling to a trade show in France.

She continued: "I met lots of people there who manufacture the materials and parts from sunglasses and it all grew from there."

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Fortunately for Tianah, her years of selling on Depop and establishing herself as a sunglasses expert meant she already had a customer base to tap into.

She said: "A lot of my very early sales came through engagement on Instagram.

"I'd been selling online for so long but to have someone purchase my own creation was a completely different feeling to Depop. It definitely felt a lot more satisfying to know that someone is investing in my work."

Although Tianah charged as little as £10 for the sunglasses she was selling on Depop, her own designs vary between £59 and £70 and can be purchased on both the app and her website.

In her first year of business, Tianah sold over 1,500 pairs of glasses and could hardly believe it when Beyonce wore her classic blue Shady sunglasses during the World Cup.

The Queen of Pop's stylist had requested one of Tianah's best-selling designs after spotting them online – but it wasn't until six months later that Beyonce was photographed in them in July 2018.

Tianah's top Depop tips:

  • Make sure your products are unique – I was one of the only shops to be selling a number of items people wanted to buy so they’d keep coming back and tell their friends
  • Engage with your customers – I became successful because I was sourcing what people was asking for.
  • Be flexible with what your shoppers want – a buyer messaged me asking whether I’d have more denim jackets in store after selling out of one in the shop. Instead of saying no, I asked what size she was and what she’d like then went out and found 10 just like she described. Then I uploaded them all to Depop, sold one to that one buyer and sold out of the rest to other buyers.
  • It's all about supply and demand – Every buyer has a need and a want. If one person requests for a yellowHoodie that means another 10 buyers may also want a yellow hoodie so you take the risk. I took that risk.

 


Tianah recalled: "I was watching a game in a pub and England has just won when I saw that Beyonce had worn them for the first time.

"I screamed and everyone in the pub screamed with me – the timing was great!

"Since then, I've had lots of amazing people wear my glasses – like Christina Aguilera, Millie Bobby Brown and most recently Billie Eilish. The feeling never changes."

In September, the American songwriter wore Tianah's vivid green Shady sunglasses during an ELLE USA covershoot while Stranger Things star Millie Bobby Brown has shared multiple selfies of herself wearing the 90s-inspired designs with her 30m followers.

But while it might sound like the stuff of fashion fairytales, Tianah's first year of business wasn't without it's challenges.

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As a "one woman show", Tianah lost out on business in the crucial first few months when she was suffering with severe tonsillitis.

She said: "It took me offline for a few weeks and I lost a lot of opportunities because of it.

"Anytime I’m ill or unavailable there’s always the chance of things going wrong with the business. I have to always be on top of it."

What's more, the flourishing designer has also had to deal with competitors ripping off her designs.

"One particular retailer reached out to stock my collection and collaborate on an exclusive design," she said. "However they ended up ripping us off and stealing our design and releasing it themselves.

"Unfortunately there’s a lot of fast fashion companies who will steal whatever they want from small designers.

Tianah's advice for starting a business:

  • It’s all about passion – there's no point creating a company you wouldn't buy into yourself
  • Don't worry about appearances – wear a suit and they will be afraid. Wear jeans and they will still be afraid.
  • Don’t waste time finding your seat at the table – once you know why you’re doing it that should push you as far as you need to go.
  • Manage your time, try to sleep a reasonable amount, drink plenty of water!

"They'll release far cheaper and lower quality versions of it to try and cash in on whatever popular designs you’ve created. It means I have to stay one step ahead."

But one of Tianah's biggest achievement was showing at London Fashion Week in 2018 just five months after launching.

She said: "Being amongst other designers and getting a lot of positive feedback from buyers, bloggers and just the general public definitely helped boost my confidence in what I was doing.

"The best thing about working for myself is that I have myself to work for and do not answer to anyone else.

"Also that it’s very clear that the work I put in, I get back. It’s so rewarding."

For more inspiring Bossing It stories, Fabulous Digital spoke to Carmel Jane about how she beat breast cancer and set up a £1m photography business after her divorce left her with nothing.

And Envy Shoes founder Florence Ledwith revealed how she set up her £350k shoe business from her childhood bedroom – and Amber Turner is a fan.

Plus Caroline Sims of Botanycl was too ashamed to show her boyfriend her problem skin without make-up and now her skincare supplements are set to make £4m.

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Feeling Uninspired by Your Fall Bags? Treat Yourself to a New Style, All Under $100

Feeling Uninspired by Your Fall Bags? Treat Yourself to a New Style, All Under $100

Bags are the accessory we rely on to not only carry all our essentials, but also pull an outfit together. Sometimes, a bright bag adds an extra element to an otherwise basic look, and other times, a neutral style makes a louder look feel more pulled-together. Plus, we’re always into a monochrome look, so a black dress with a black bag gets a thumbs up from us. This season, it’s time to put away the straw bags in favor of baguette styles, belt bags, and big totes that can carry your whole life. Right now, we’ve found some of the season’s cutest styles, and they’re all under $100 on Amazon.

There’s no more convenient place to shop than Amazon, and when we find adorable accessories at prices that make us smile, you know we have to share it! We’re particularly into chain link styles, leopard picks, and simple black belt bags we can use for any occasion. We’ve got some shopping to do!

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We headed Down Under for the first time to see if Sydney really is worth the long-haul – The Sun

‘WELCOME to the best cafe in the world!” announces our kayaking guide as we bob, coffees in hand, in the middle of Sydney Harbour.

Watching the sunrise behind the Opera House, my partner Ross and I have to agree.

OK, it’s a long way to go for a flat white (even if they were invented here), but brave the jet lag and you’ll be rewarded with amazing beaches, delicious food and the friendliest people.

It’s all about the opera

IN a bid to beat the 11-hour time difference, as soon as we arrive we strike out for Circular Quay.

It’s a 30-minute amble around the harbour overlooking the iconic Opera House.

We grab a selfie at Mrs Macquarie’s Chair – a sandstone rock cut into the shape of a bench – before ducking into the Royal Botanic Garden, full of cacti, ancient trees and long-beaked Ibis (Rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au).

Chilling at the waterside Opera Bar afterwards with a pale ale, £4, is a real holi-yay moment (Operabar.com.au).

Get a totally different view of the Opera House on a behind-the-scenes tour, £23, where you could catch performers rehearsing (Sydneyoperahouse.com).

For a special treat, we book dinner at Bennelong inside the Opera House. The view is magical, and we can’t believe our luck when fireworks go off as we tuck into our cherry jam lamington pud. A two-course dinner costs £60 (Bennelong.com.au).

Roo do you think you are?

AT the Southern end of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Barangaroo is a buzzy waterfront prom lined with cool restaurants like Love.Fish – the perfect spot to people-watch over a plate of calamari, £11 (Lovefish.com.au).

There are some great boutiques behind the main stretch, too – my fave is The Collector Store with its #fashiongoals edit (Collectorstore.com.au).

Keen to soak up some rays post-lunch, we take on The Rocks – a maze of cobbled streets that spring to life every Friday, Saturday and Sunday with 150 stalls selling everything from eco handbags to boomerangs.

Food trucks serve up tasty BBQ croc skewers for £3, and some of Sydney’s oldest pubs can be found here. Chill with a craft beer at Endeavour Tap Rooms, or sample the best roo burger, £12.50, at The Australian Heritage Hotel (Australianheritagehotel.com).

Fuelled up, we jump on a ferry, £3, to Taronga Zoo. The short ride gives us more selfie opps with the Harbour Bridge before dropping us at the entrance.

We make a beeline for the cute koalas then tick off roos, crocs and anacondas. For an extra-special treat, splurge on a night at the zoo’s new luxury eco retreat, where you can wake up to the rustling of a bandicoot or the call of a lyrebird. Entry costs £22 and double rooms start from £436 B&B (Taronga.org.au).

Get your vitamin sea

DON'T miss that sunrise kayaking session as the sky blazes orange, from £68 (Sydneybykayak.com).

More of a surfer? Take a pilgrimage to Bondi, with its super-size beaches and waves.

We while away an hour watching wetsuits in action and checking out the arty sea wall, before starting the 6km walk to Coogee.

Stop for a snap at Icebergs dining room and bar – jutting into the ocean, it’s one of the most Instagrammed seawater pools and a spot to carb-load on fresh pasta (Idrb.com).

The Bondi to Coogee coastline is all rock pools, Aboriginal rock art and coves of bathers. If snorkelling is on your bucket list, Manly is straight out of Blue Planet.

Spot dolphins and penguins at Shelly Beach before feasting on a bucket of prawns, £22, at The Boathouse (Theboathousesb.com.au).

BTW

  • Plan your trip at Visitnsw.com and Sydney.com.
  • Return flights from London to Sydney with Quantas cost from £737 (Quantas.com).

Caffeine culture

AWAY from the hustle in Chippendale, brekkie at Concrete Jungle is an Insta-treat – I go for a Blue Majik smoothie bowl, £10, which is like eating healthy blue ice cream (Concretejunglecafe.com).

When the Aussie sun gets too much, the Australian Museum reels us in with displays of Captain Cook’s cape and Australia’s first bank note.

Entry costs £8 (Australianmuseum.net.au). Arty types will heart the free Museum of Contemporary Art Australia – think vast spaces and installations (Mca.com.au) – plus there are sculptures and paintings galore at the grand Art Gallery of New South Wales. Entry is free (Artgallery.nsw.gov.au).

Stay and play

WE check into cool hotel Ovolo Woolloomooloo, which sits on the world’s longest timber wharf with harbour views.

With ping-pong, fire pits, a DJ and a basement pool, staying there makes us feel instantly cooler, plus rooms come with their own iPad and a free mini bar which is replenished daily. Yes, really!

Don’t miss dinner at the hotel’s plant-based Alibi restaurant, where charcoal steamed buns, £10, almost convert us to going vegan… Double rooms cost from £190 B&B (Ovolohotels.com).

After a sophis stay? The luxe Langham is all pink decor, with a swanky spa and a baby grand in the foyer. Doubles cost from £209 B&B (Langhamhotels.com).

Unwind in wine country

IF you fancy getting out of the city, Mudgee and its 43 wineries is only a 45-minute flight from Sydney, from £63 one way (Flypelican.com.au).

Line your stomach with delish dukka eggs, £9, at quirky Artisan On Lewis (Artisanonlewis.business.site), before heading into the vines with Mudgee VIP Wine Tours.

Pace yourself through rieslings and cab sauv before a hamper of sourdough, feta, meats and fruit, £20, at Lowe Wines. A half-day tour is £38 (Mudgeevipwinetours.com.au).

Dinner in Alby & Esthers’ fairy-lit courtyard is a must. We share lip-smacking honey pork ribs, £16, and cheesy hasselbacks, £11 (Albyandesthers.com.au).

Luckily, Perry Street Hotel is within stumbling distance. Once a mechanics’ institute, it’s now home to stylish suites with balconies.

We find chic kimonos laid out before collapsing into a wine-induced slumber. Double rooms cost from £88 B&B (Perrystreethotel.com.au).

The next morning, we start planning our return to Oz. Maybe there’s a reason boomerangs were invented here…

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Gigi Hadid Hits Back at Fans Critical of Her Street Style: 'I'm Not Dressing for Your Approval'

Gigi Hadid is dressing for herself and no one else.

On Tuesday, the supermodel responded to a few fans who criticized her outfit in a recent paparazzi picture of her, snapped while she was out running errands in New York City.

In the photo, Hadid wore black leggings, which she paired with a crew sweater and white trainers from her Reebok Collection, as well as a black puff jacket.

However, this outfit wasn’t cutting it for some fans. According to E! News, one fan shared the photo on Twitter and reportedly wrote in a since-deleted tweet, “she’s such a natural beauty… idk what happened to her iconic street style tho.” Another account then allegedly responded in another since-deleted tweet, “What happened is called Mimi,” referencing Hadid’s stylist, Mimi Cuttrell.

Gigi Hadid

Hadid was quick to respond to the haters, letting them know that their “petty complaining” wasn’t going to influence how she dressed.

“You guys need to calm [the f—] down sometimes. It’s called stepping out to do one errand, not dressing for your approval,” Hadid wrote back. “Your unrealistic expectations and petty complaining all the time about my style or not being sexy enough isn’t going to make me dress different.”

“Not just talking about this specific comment. You all talk about empowering women. I support and empower women that show skin and that don’t,” Hadid added in a follow-up tweet. “It’s about choice. I show skin when I want to and still feel sexy covered head to toe & will continue to do so. Over the snarky comments.”

The model seemed to respond to another account that also deleted its original tweet, telling the critics to instead focus their energy on bringing positivity to social media.

“I like what I wear and wear it for that reason. It’s not about a stylist, it’s how I’m choosing to express myself,” she wrote. “Your opinion isn’t going to change that. Those of you who feel this way should focus your energy on praising those whose style u love. Peace.”

Other fans rallied behind Hadid.

“I happen to like this outfit,” one wrote, while another shared, “Women really need to stop judging other women for their clothes. Like how does what another woman wears impact your life? It doesn’t. It’s just petty. Move on.”

The model’s new collaboration with Reebok features a line of street style, including sports bras, sweat pants, leggings, a backpack, and sneakers — all marked with a little “G” patch for the model’s first name.


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Kate Middleton hair staggers as she steps out in new bouffant blowdry do

Kate Middleton looked stunning today as she arrived at the launch of the National Emergencies Trust at St Martin-in-the-Fields, London. She wore a blue, belted dress and her hair was blowdried voluminously.

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The Duchess of Cambridge’s dress fell to just above her knee. It had a wife belt around her middle.

She wore black patent shoes with a pointed toe.

Her small clutch bag was also black and patent. The Duchess’s hair was coiffed in a bouncy blow dry.

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She wore a pair of earrings she is thought to have been given to her by Prince William, which once belonged to Princess Diana.

The stunning earrings feature a sapphire ringed by diamonds, much like Kate’s engagement ring, which was also once Diana’s.

One Twitter user commented: “This is a mother of three!…her waist is SNATCHED!”

Bookies have claimed betters have been putting their money on Kate being pregnant.

In mid October Ladbrokes said: “Currently on tour with a Royal Doctor for the first time, the bookies now have the Duchess of Cambridge priced at 1/5 to give birth in 2020.

“Plenty are convinced Kate is either already or soon to be pregnant, and we’ve slashed odds on a 2020 royal baby as a result.”

This week Coral Bookmarker revealed it has been hit with a flurry of bets on Kate Middleton and Prince William announcing they are expecting a fourth child before the end of the year.

“Punters have been knocking us over to back Kate Middleton and Prince William to announce they are expecting their fourth child in 2019,” said Coral’s John Hill.

“Kate is now odds-on to give birth in 2020 so there could be a cause for celebration next year,” he added.

If Kate were to have a fourth child she would be the first woman in the Royal Family to do so since the Queen herself.

Kate Middleton already has three children.

They are Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis.

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The royal line of succession – who outranks who?

The line of succession to the British throne dictates the order in which each member of the Royal Family would ascend to the throne.

It is also seen as a ranking of importance with the head of the line, the Queen, taking the place of ruler.

Older children come before younger children. Traditionally boys came before girls, but this law was changed on 26 March 2015 before the birth of Prince William’s first child.

Incredibly, Catholics are still excluded from the line of succession, as are children born outside of wedlock.

The royals, who usually stick to a strict protocol when appearing in public, often arrive at events in ascending order of importance, with the most important royal arriving last.

Prince Charles, 70, is currently second-in-line to the British throne, followed by Prince William, 37, his oldest son.

Then comes Prince William’s children, George, five, Charlotte, three, and Louis, almost one, and they are followed by Prince Harry, 34. Prince Harry is succeeded by his son Archie Harrison, born in May.

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The Met’s Next Big Fashion Show Revealed

When Andrew Bolton, the curator in charge of the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, had to come up with a blockbuster in celebration of the Met’s 150th anniversary in 2020 — a blockbuster to follow the blockbusters that were about Catholicism and camp; a blockbuster to do what blockbusters do, which is lure people into the museum — he was stumped.

“I wanted to do an exhibition focused on the collection, but not a traditional masterworks exhibition,” he said. “Something that connects to the zeitgeist, and what people are talking about now.” Then he had an idea. And then he thought, “it’s about time.”

About time for what?

Literally, about time.

On Thursday, the museum will reveal its next big costume exhibition: “About Time: Fashion and Duration.” It is inspired in part by the novels of Virginia Woolf and the theories of the early-20th-century French philosopher Henri Bergson, whose admittedly somewhat obscure but also important musings on time posited it as a constantly mutating stream rather than a series of discrete moments.

The show, which opens on May 7, will feature 160 pieces of women’s fashion from the last 150 years, and beyond.

“Fashion is indelibly connected to time,” Mr. Bolton said. “It not only reflects and represents the spirit of the times, but it also changes and develops with the times.” And it is, like most industries, currently having an existential crisis centered on the entire question of time.

Designers complain endlessly that they have too little of it to be creative. Consumers complain that they don’t want to wait six months to buy a dress they like now.

There is an continuing tension between the desire for sustainability and a garment that lasts and the desire for planned obsolescence and a new garment that drives us back into a store. There is a sense of dislocation from always having to predict today what is going to happen tomorrow.

And that’s before you get into the broader cultural phenomenon of binge watching, when you lose all sense of time. Of everything (including all texts from all periods) being available at any moment. Of instant communication and instant feedback and indefinite existence. Of the way that, as Katherine Miller wrote in BuzzFeed recently, “The 2010s broke our sense of time.”

Now the Met is trying, if not to put it back together, to at least confront the issue.

The show is conceived to trace a traditional chronological timeline between 1870 and now, represented by a “spine” of clothes all in black, and to depart from it in all sorts of complicated, colorful, connective ways to show how garments of the past and present influence one another, kind of the way Woolf’s “Orlando” moves between centuries.

The result may be the most conceptually abstract blockbuster the Costume Institute has attempted, toggling between what Mr. Bolton calls the “objective” time of the calendar and the “subjective” time of creativity.

So late-20th-century Alaïa may be juxtaposed against early-20th-century Vionnet; a 1920s chemise against a 1960s minidress; the excess of the 1880s against the excess of the 1980s; one bias gown against another; the elongated silhouette of a princess dress against the elongated torso created by an Alexander McQueen bumster trousers.

About 70 percent of the exhibition will come from the museum’s holdings, and 30 percent will be new gifts in honor of the 150th anniversary sourced from designers or collectors to fill holes in the collection.

Putting the show together has “really revealed the biases and prejudices of previous curators,” Mr. Bolton said. “I wanted to address minimalism in the 1990s and thought Jil Sander would be perfect — and discovered we only have two pieces of Jil Sander.”

The museum, he also said, “hasn’t got a huge amount of Galliano from his Dior days” or “many of the iconic pieces of Helmut Lang.” And it doesn’t have anything from the influential “Lumps and Bumps” collection the British designer Georgina Godley created in 1986, because “it no longer exists,” Mr. Bolton said. So Ms. Godley has agreed to recreate a piece for the show.

What the museum does have: many historic clocks, one of which will greet visitors when they arrive, loudly ticking the minutes away as they peruse the show, with excerpts from Ms. Woolf’s writing on the walls as a kind of “ghost narration.”

The show will be designed by Es Devlin, who created the sets for Beyoncé’s “Formation” tour, as well as many Royal Opera House productions. The catalog will contain a new short story written in the show’s honor by Michael Cunningham, the author of the “Mrs. Dalloway”-inspired novel “The Hours.”

It all sounds awfully … well, time-consuming. Visitors may find this concept even more elusive than that of this year’s camp show, which drew people in and frustrated them in equal measure. Mr. Bolton doesn’t mind.

“As a curator, I don’t believe in presenting exhibits that are conclusive,” he said. “I like them to be open-ended.”

He added, however, that working on the show had “made me realize more than ever that the clock and the calendar — especially the 24/7 time of digital capitalism — is one of the main contributing factors to the creative exhaustion that many designers are feeling at the moment.”

Still, at least one aspect of the show will be easy: picking an outfit for the gala on May 4.

The show will be chaired by Nicolas Ghesquière of Louis Vuitton (the brand is also underwriting the exhibition, because, you know, travel, time and so on), Emma Stone (a Vuitton ambassador), Meryl Streep (who starred in “The Hours”), Lin-Manuel Miranda (because he showed everyone that Hamilton was modern) and Anna Wintour (duh).

It will, as always, have a dress code.

Which means, presumably, that though attendees could wear a dress that celebrates Salvador Dalí’s melting clock, like the one in the photograph above, they could also legitimately wear something just … timeless.

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10 of the Cutest Jeans We Found Hiding on Sale at Nordstrom Rack

10 of the Cutest Jeans We Found Hiding on Sale at Nordstrom Rack

We’re not ashamed to say we’ve got a denim obsession, and we’re of the opinion that more is more. There is always room for another pair of jeans in our closet, but we don’t need to break the bank to score our dream styles. There’s space for both classic styles and on-trend picks when it comes to denim, and we’ve found everything we want at Nordstrom Rack. The retailer is our top choice for designer pieces at prices worth smiling over, and we’re particularly into these 10 jeans.

From essential dark skinnies to cool wide-leg styles we’ve never seen anywhere else, we know you’ll be just as into these pants as we are. There are picks from classic labels like 7 For All Mankind, Mother, and Paige Denim, so there really is something for everyone. All you have to do is shop!

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Very Cyber Monday Sale 2019: What To Look Out For | The Sun 2019

VERY is a great online shopping retailer for anyone looking to sort out Christmas shopping.

Whether it's fashion, beauty, home (or even tech) a Very Cyber Monday sale is well worth a look.

When is Cyber Monday?

Cyber Monday falls on Monday December 2 this year, and the event usually marks the second push of sales after Black Friday.

Previously considered the online alternative to Black Friday, and a time for tech-focused sales, the day has changed in previous years.

It's now common for retailers like Very to take part, and we hope they do.

Is Very taking part in Cyber Monday?

We hope so. Very has already announced that it will be taking part in Black Friday.

Because of that And we'd expect Very to participate in Cyber Monday as well – it did so last year – but the online retailer is yet to confirm.

We'll keep you updated with the latest offers here once any deals start to arrive.

What should I look out for in Very's Cyber Monday sale?

Very may have a few surprises up its sleeves for single item discounts, but these are the areas we'll be keeping an eye on.

  • Designer Brands: Very stocks all our faves, including AllSaints, Coach, Marc Jacobs, so we'll be looking to snap one or two designer pieces.
  • Women: we'll be hoping to see a price drop on dresses, tops, lingerie, trainers and trousers
  • Men: Very's Cyber Monday sale might be the perfect opportunity to revamp a winter wardrobe for less
  • Toys: hopefully you can sort out your Christmas presents for any children in your life
  • Home & Garden: upgrade your home style with potential bargains
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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry ‘will take a six-week break and head to the US’ before Christmas – The Sun

MEGHAN Markle and Prince Harry are expected to have some time off in the coming weeks – with reports indicating their public engagement on Remembrance Sunday will be their last until Christmas.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are said to be heading to the States before returning to the public eye during the festive period.

While unconfirmed by Buckingham Palace, a source told Harper's Bazaar: "They plan to spend time as a family for their first break this year."

The couple are set to visit The Field of Remembrance tomorrow as well as the annual Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance on Saturday November 9 and the Remembrance Day Service on Sunday.

Following the service on Sunday, the family are expected to fly to the States where they are thought to be spending Thanksgiving as part of their six-week break.

Meghan, who was born in Los Angeles, will reportedly spend the November 28 holiday with Harry, Archie, and her mother, Doria Ragland, and wants her six-month-old son to grow up aware of his American heritage.

The family will then return to the UK, where they will likely spend the remainder of the holiday season with the Queen at Sandringham in Norfolk.

An insider told the Sunday Times: "The Duke and Duchess have a full schedule of engagements and commitments until mid-November, after which they will be taking some much-needed family time."

It comes after a very busy few months for the family-of-three, who embarked upon their first tour together, to Africa, in September.

During the trip, Meghan spoke to ITV's Tom Bradby about the pressures of royal life.

"I would say, look, any woman, especially when they’re pregnant, you’re really vulnerable and so that was made really challenging," she said.

“And then when you have a newborn, you know? And especially as a woman, it’s really, it’s a lot.

"So you add this on top of just trying to be a new mom or trying to be a newlywed, it’s um… yeah.”

She continued by saying to Bradby: "Also, thank you for asking, because not many people have asked if I'm OK. But it's a very real thing to be going through behind the scenes."

Bradby then asked the Duchess of Sussex: "And the answer is, would it be fair to say, not really OK, as in it's really been a struggle?"

A visibly upset Meghan then replied, "Yes."

Fabulous Digital has contacted Buckingham Palace for comment.

In other royal news, we told you the Queen cleans her diamonds using GIN to give them an ‘extra sparkle’, says royal dresser.

We also revealed the Queen has become first royal to BAN fur on all of her new outfits.

And we showed you how Meghan and Harry shared a quote on Instagram about ‘not letting fear stop you’ after admitting ‘struggles’ with royal life.

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