The non-binary underwear company that wants to ‘degender’ fashion | Fashion

The founders of a new underwear company say they want to “degender fashion” and believe that the future of the industry will be gender free clothes for everyone.

Urbody, a non-binary undergarments company that launched in March founded by friends Mere Abrams (who goes by they/them) and Anna Graham (she/her), believe that the fashion industry is not keeping up with societal conversations around gender.

“Fashion is ahead of the curve when it comes to traditional norms but in other ways it’s far behind,” said Graham. “The very fabric of the industry is grounded in a binary understanding of bodies

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Pioneer Woman’s Hubby Took Off Neck Brace at Daughter’s Wedding

Pioneer Woman star Ree Drummond‘s husband, Ladd Drummond, is “halfway healed” after a truck accident that left him with a broken neck in March, but he didn’t let that hold him back during their daughter Alex’s wedding to Mauricio Scott. He insisted on removing his neck brace before he walked his daughter down the aisle in early May — and his doctor signed off on it.

In an update to her blog on May 5, Drummond says her husband broke his neck in two places during the truck collision with his nephew, Caleb, and while doctors repaired one fracture

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Applied Materials Sunnyvale property shopping cart: $194 million

SUNNYVALE — Applied Materials has stuffed its real estate shopping basket with another Sunnyvale property, buying a big office and research building that the tech titan could use for future expansion.

The latest Silicon Valley property purchase by Applied Materials means the tech titan has spent well over $190 million in two years to buy a wide array of properties in Sunnyvale.

Applied Materials paid $46.6 million for a one-story building at 545 Oakmead Parkway in Sunnyvale, according to property documents filed on May 5 with Santa Clara County officials.

That purchase came one day after Applied Materials bought two

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Harris County High School celebrates seniors in style

HARRIS COUNTY, Ga. (WRBL) – The COVID-19 pandemic changed the way we celebrate our graduating students. Social distancing guidelines forced schools and administrations to get creative in order to give their students some form of a celebratory send off.

For Harris County High School, this meant a senior parade where the community cheers the line of cars on as they pass through. Students ride with their heads out of car windows and sunroofs, even sitting in the backs of pickup trucks through the school parking lot.

The event was such a success last year that the school decided to do

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Can Private Equity Win With Fashion E-Commerce? | This Week in Fashion, BoF Professional

This week, Gap Inc confirmed it would sell Intermix to Palo Alto-based private equity firm Altamont Capital Partners as part of a wider push at the American fashion giant to streamline its portfolio and focus on its four core brands: Gap, Athleta, Old Navy and Banana Republic. Intermix, a chain of accessible luxury multi-brand boutiques, was always an anomaly at mass market Gap and generated under $140 million in 2020, or less than 1 percent of Gap Inc revenues that year.

Altamont is acquiring the entire Intermix business, including leases for its 31 US stores and its e-commerce operations. The

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A Chinese online shopping site was accused of animal cruelty after shipping out $1.50 ‘mystery boxes’ filled with live puppies and kittens were found, many of whom had suffocated or starved in transit

Volunteers unloaded some 160 puppies and kittens from the truck they intercepted in Chengdu. Fodian Shipin/ Weibo

  • Animal rights activists in China found 160 puppies and kittens being transported in a shipping truck.

  • The animals were being shipped in “mystery boxes” sold by a Chengdu animal breeder on Chinese shopping site Taobao for $1.50.

  • Many of the animals starved and suffocated as they made a cross-country journey to customers.

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Outrage over the sheer cruelty of animal “mystery boxes” sparked after some 160 distressed and dying puppies and kittens were found in the back

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