Day: June 27, 2022

FAMU Marching 100 starts their travels to Paris to perform at the Louis Vuitton Men’s Fashion Week Show

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) – A trip of a lifetime.

Our cameras were able to catch up with the FAMU Marching 100 Saturday morning as they left Tallahassee for Paris to perform at the Louvre Museum for the Louis Vuitton Men’s Fashion Week.

The University sent 35 band members for the performance for an all expense paid trip.

The journey to perform during the Louis Vuitton Men’s Fashion Week has officially started for the Florida A&M Marching 100, but Band Director Dr. Chipman says when he received the invitation call, he thought it was a joke.

“He says Dr. Chipman we would like to invite the Florida A&M marching band to Paris, France to perform and I almost dropped the phone, literally,” shared Dr. Chipman. “And I’ve been telling that story but it’s so true because you know you hear that and you’re like okay there’s so many pranks and kinds

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FIT Students Introduced to The Jewelry Industry at JCK Las Vegas

(Push Launch) NEW YORK — The Plumb Club has rewarded 3 of Manner Institute of Technology’s prime jewelry graduating pupils with the prospect to show up at their really very first significant jewellery trade clearly show and fulfill the sector 1st-hand at JCK Las Vegas. While at the present, the pupils fulfilled with shops and supplied them with guided excursions of the Jewelers Resource Middle. They also met with The Plumb Club’s manufacturer and supplier customers and assisted the Club’s social media workforce. Even further, they appreciated prospects to community with the market-at-substantial and supply gems, elements and other services, for their individual operate.

The initiative is portion of a multi-pronged plan formulated by Michael O’Connor of The Plumb Club, along with FIT’s Kim Nelson and Michael Coan. The application is composed of partnering jewellery application learners with industry mentors to give insight and assistance, as properly as the probable

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Here are 10 LGBTQIA+ Owned Brands That Offer Plus Sizes!

As cities worldwide gather to celebrate Pride this month, there’s no reason why the celebration of the LGBTQIA+ community needs to end once July 1 rolls around. Raising up and supporting LGBTQIA+ folks is something that you can and should do year-round. If you’re a member of the LGBTQIA+ community or an ally, one easy way to show support is to shop with LGBTQIA+-owned brands that offer plus sizes.

Money talks and investing your dollars back to LGBTQIA+ -owned brands and designers allows these businesses to grow, thrive, and serve their community, all while outfitting you with some killer threads.

Since I know the frustration of finding the perfect queer fashion piece and seeing the largest size offered is only a medium, I wanted to shine a light specifically on the LGBTQIA+ -owned boutiques and designers that either offer plus sizes or cater specifically to larger-bodied babes.


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13 mistakes to avoid when shopping for clothes at a thrift store

Experts shared with Insider some of the biggest mistakes people make when thrift shopping for clothes.Sophie Walster/Getty Images

  • Expert thrift-shoppers told Insider the common mistakes people make when buying secondhand clothes.

  • Thrifters shouldn’t skip over items that need to be tailored — unless they’re stained or ripped.

  • Thrifting exclusively on weekends also isn’t the best option, experts said.

Going thrifting during busy days, like Saturday and Sunday, means there’s more competition for the best finds.

best thrift store times

Try going thrift-shopping at off-peak times.iStock/Getty Images

Jillian Owens, the founder of the thrifting blog Refashionista, said that thrift-shoppers should always try to beat the crowds.

For example, if you can only thrift on the weekends, Owens suggests going early in the morning.

If you have more flexibility, Owens said, Tuesdays are a good time to shop because at many stores, that’s the day when most of the items that were donated

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