Ulrike Makurat

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Positivity Ruled At London Fashion Week

• Grazia<br>• Fashion<br>• Trends<p>by Rebecca Lowthorpe | 27 02 2018<p>© Shutterstock<p>In an impassioned speech at the opening of London Fashion Week, model Adwoa Aboah – …

PopSocket Sneakers Now Exist And, Yes, We Would 100 Percent Wear Them

Pop, lock, and socket<p>This fall, take ergonomics, but make it fashion. There are two ways you can do this: Go big, like Balenciaga's platform Crocs; or go small, like the sensible spring-coil heel Christopher Kane sent down his AW18 runway during London Fashion Week. Both are very much A Decision™, …

These Crazy Shoes From London Fashion Week Will Blow Your Mind

The shoes at London Fashion Week were wild, to say the least. Bright colors, bold embellishments and unexpected silhouettes were spotted on the …

Footwear

Six-year-old Welsh model appeared at London Fashion Week and is now off to the Milan catwalk

Six-year-old Reegan Davies has had a more exciting half term than most children her age.<p>She’s already graced the catwalk at London Fashion Week and …

10-Year-Old Ivan Zinko Wore Balenciaga to Paris Fashion Week

<i>Street Style is a photo series documenting the latest happenings and goings-on in the Highsnobiety universe. Here, Eva Al Desnudo shoots cool kid</i> …

Shoes for your shoes are the new fugly footwear trend

Ugly shoes have been big hits on recent runways.<p>Case in point: dorky dad shoes and Balenciaga’s $850 fashion Crocs. (The latter sold out faster than …

85-year-old model stuns at Paris Fashion Week

Trending<p>Truck driver has a rough day when crane collides with power line<p>00:32<p>Kathie Lee and Hoda to try break Guinness World Records zucchini title with the Zoodler<p>04:23<p>Take a 1st look at NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment’s ‘Erase the Hate’ initiative<p>00:59<p>Janet Jackson, Shawn Mendes, more to hit the …

Fashion Week

Somehow, These $850 Crocs Sold Out Like Hot Cakes

If ever you were hesitant to wear Crocs in public, we’re here to tell you that they’re *officially* cool — at least according to luxury design house, Balenciaga, and its fashion-forward …

Balenciaga high fashion Crocs now available for pre-order

Balenciaga's platform Crocs surprised crowds at Paris Fashion Week in October when it debuted on the runway.<p>Now, fans of the eye-catching footwear …

The Week in Review: Chocolate, Bacon & Other Sinful Foods

For the purposes of this post, “sinful foods” are foods that taste wonderful but are also full of calories and/or have negative health implications. With that said, this week was a good and bad week for this kind of sustenance.<p><b>The Good:</b> <br>Wednesday was #NationalChocolateDay, in honor of the usually …

Social Media

Alas, You Do Have to Talk to Your Teen About Sex

Parents don’t much like to think of their children as sexual beings and kids are openly repulsed at thinking about their parents that way. So parents …

There's a Drug That Prevents HIV. Let's Use It

Since 2012, there has been a drug that can protect you from getting infected with HIV. It’s a combination of drugs that originally were developed to …

What an HIV Diagnosis Means Today

Charlie Sheen’s announcement that he is HIV-positive places in stark contrast how far we’ve come in understanding HIV — and accepting it.<p>In 2015, …

Rate of HIV Infection Is the Lowest in 15 Years

A new report from UNAIDS in advance of World AIDS Day shows some impressive progress in the fight against HIV. There were 2 million new HIV …

World AIDS Day: Pictures

Jammu and Kashmir

8 dangerous HIV myths debunked by the experts

<b>(CNN) —</b> HIV/AIDS is one of the highest profile diseases of our times, but many of us are still ignorant about key aspects of the illness, how it works and how to live with it.<p>HIV has killed an estimated 39 million people to date, but making it more dangerous are the misunderstandings and stigmas …

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A Point of View: The all-American drive to legalise marijuana

<b>The gradual legalisation of cannabis across US states is a triumph for the American Dream, says Sarah Dunant.</b><p>I've recently returned from the west coast of Canada, where a fiery gold autumn was the perfect backdrop for an outpouring of national optimism after the Canadians elected the 43-year-old …

Cannabis

Six lessons we can learn from geniuses

Whether it’s designing a supersonic vehicle, helping the blind to see or creating space history, what can we learn from the great minds behind these feats?<p>Our series The Genius Behind has taken you inside the minds of people who are making the impossible possible. Whether it is designing the …

Genius

Marijuana May Hurt The Developing Teen Brain

The teenager's brain has a lot of developing to do: It must transform from the brain of a child into the brain of an adult. Some researchers worry how marijuana might affect that crucial process.<p>"Actually, in childhood our brain is larger," says Krista Lisdahl, director of the brain imaging and …

Canada licenses medical use of marijuana

The number of Canadians use marijuana for health reasons is expected to soar to over 400,000 within a few years.<p>Under Canada’s new laws people with doctor’s prescriptions will be able to order it online, turning what was once a crime into a big legal business.<p>Al Jazeera's Daniel Lak reports from …

Canadian Doctors Can Officially Prescribe You Weed

Health Canada has inadvertently rolled out a new medical marijuana system that will allow patients to easily get chronic prescriptions from doctors while still being able to grow their weed at home. It's a win-win, but it's not what the government...<p><i>Photo via Flickr user Matt Kowal</i><p>The past few …

Marijuana Banking Bill Is Snuffed Out In Colorado

It's OK to sell pot in Colorado, but there's still nowhere but the mattress to legally stash the proceeds.<p>That's the continuing problem for legal marijuana dealers in the state, who are caught between the state's legalization of cannabis and federal laws that still classify it as a controlled …

The Week in Review: Marijuana Goes Mainstream

In recent years, American social policy became a very sticky subject. Issues ranging from gay marriage to gun ownership are hotly politicized, and …

Gun Control

How To Be Happy: 10 Things Happy People Don't Believe

The symptoms of social anxiety can be misinterpreted as introversion but they are very different.<p>Social anxiety is self-induced while introversion is …

#StartTODAY: Four Simple Changes for a Healthy 2015

Here are four simple steps you can add to your daily routine to see significant changes in 2015, plus a workout perfect for beginners.<p>Read more here.