Duchess Kate goes bronde and sports ’80s-style shoulder pad blazer

The royal sported a stylish look for her latest TV appearance.

Duchess Kate was recently spotted in a stylish look that we haven’t quite seen her in before.

She was seen wearing a chic Alexander McQueen crepe tuxedo jacket that has satin lapels and high shoulders while filming at London’s Natural History Museum where she announced that she will be presenting the winner of this year’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year.

The Duchess of Cambridge paired the look with a black top, belt and pants. She also wore a beautiful pair of drop pearl earrings, and a head full of fresh bronde (brownish blonde) hair that was softly curled and tousled.

Many are touting her latest look as an ode to classic ’80s fashion where padded black tuxedo jackets were plenty and

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The Matrix 4: Lana Wachowski’s Filming Style Teased as Game-Changing


Gather ’round, fans of The Matrix franchise, because new details about The Matrix 4 have emerged. The Matrix 4 co-star Jessica Henwick (Iron FistGame of Thrones) has shared new details about director Lana Wachowski‘s filming style on the next Matrix movie. The fourth installment will arrive in theaters in 2021, nearly 20 years after the third movie, The Matrix Revolutions, was released. Given the length of time in between The Matrix installments, it’s no wonder Wachowski is cooking up something new to truly blow our minds — but what exactly does she have planned?

Speaking with Comicbook, Henwick opened up about Wachowski’s approach to filming on The Matrix 4. Of course, Henwick couldn’t reveal too much about the specifics of Wachowski’s new filming style. What these teases do promise is the director is going all-out as she helms this new Matrix movie solo.

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J-Lo Does Logomania in a Bustier-Style Dress, Bold Blazer & Sleek Stilettos for Balmain

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Jennifer Lopez gave her take on logomania in a standout look for Balmain’s spring ’21 show.

Sitting on the virtual row at the Parisian presentation last week, the “Hustlers” star dressed up for the occasion in a bustier-style branded dress with a chain-linked black belt; the outfit came matched to a coordinating structured-shoulder blazer and a logo-coated purse.

As for footwear, Lopez gave the look an elegant final touch with her classic black patent leather pumps; the pair featured a sharply pointed toe and a tall stiletto heel to tout.

As for the “On the Floor” singer herself, it was just earlier this year when Jennifer Lopez dipped her toes into a new pool: the footwear industry. Though she had previously worked with a mix of brands on collaborations and campaigns, the JLo Jennifer Lopez collection at DSW is the musician’s

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Vanlife Concept Camper injects the Ducato with style and purpose

German camper van converter Vanlife Manufaktur aims to elevate the van life experience to a higher level. Its Concept Camper demonstrates those ambitions unequivocally, turning the cold, white walls of the Fiat Ducato into the type of warm, homey lodge-on-wheels any roadway adventurer will happily retire to each evening. Real wood, hidden components and a spacious layout combine to push Vanlife’s Concept above and beyond the typical mass-produced camper van roaming Europe.

With several years of experience creating custom van conversions, Vanlife Manufaktur turned its attention toward creating more of an over-the-counter conversion package, introducing the Concept Camper earlier this year. “Concept Camper” was originally a code name but seems to have stuck, appearing across Vanlife’s website, price list, inquiry form and social media presence. The project has become a Concept Camper that’s more than just a camper concept.

Open the the Concept Camper’s sliding door and the kitchen will

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2021 Honda Accord reveal: Fresh style, more tech but no manual gearbox

Bigger grilles are all the rage.


One of Roadshow’s favorite family sedans is getting a freshened look and a brace of new equipment. The 2021 Honda Accord bowed on Monday with slightly tweaked styling, more tech and a new trim level that will surely appeal to those shopping the popular Accord Sport variant. All in all, the updates should be much appreciated by those still interested in a vehicle with four doors and a trunk.

Every Accord trim gets a redesigned, wider grille that incorporates some new horizontal pieces to emphasize width. It’s definitely not a huge change, but it helps the Honda Sensing suite of driver-assist tech work even better, according to the automaker. LED headlights are also standard on Accord Sport and above, though those shopping the Accord Hybrid will need to splurge for at least the EX trim for the same lighting tech. Every Accord except

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A New Box-Style Mirrorless Cinema & Live Event Camera LUMIX BGH1 Featuring C4K/4K 60p and 10-bit Video Recording

NEWARK, N.J., Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Panasonic is proud to announce the release of the brand’s first box-style LUMIX Digital Single Lens Mirrorless Camera DC-BGH1. Based on the Micro Four Thirds System standard, the new LUMIX BGH1 takes advantage of high mobility, an extensive interchangeable lens lineup, and even includes technologies Panasonic has acquired though the development of professional cinema cameras, camcorders and the LUMIX GH series. Against a background of increasing streaming opportunities in addition to traditional broadcasting, Panasonic offers the LUMIX BGH1, an easy-to-install camera with high expandability allowing multi-camera control. It can be used in a variety of ways from shooting on drones to IP remote control to live streaming and more.

1. Professional-level video quality achieved by high sensitivity and wide dynamic range
The new LUMIX BGH1 integrates a 10.2-megapixel Live MOS Sensor with Dual Native ISO technology and the Venus Engine. Dual Native

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Inside the dream home: $5.9-million Oakville residence will channel Miami-style luxury

What if snow melted the moment it hit your driveway? Could your home’s temperature adjust itself according to the seven-day weather forecast? How would warm floors feel beneath your feet in every room you walked through?

The 23-foot-high great room sits in the heart of the home's main floor and blends together with the open kitchen.

Those conveniences are among the features of a new home in Oakville that is unsurpassed “from a design and tech perspective” in that market, says broker Steve Bailey of The Agency.

The five-bedroom showstopper, going for just under $6 million, is as smart and smart-looking as they come, said Bob Zamani, property manager for Zamani Homes, which is building the spec home in a prestigious enclave bordering Lake Ontario.

Deep tones contrast with a pale wall and floor palette in the kitchen that will include a bar-style island and built-in wine cellar.

Showcasing the latest technology, it will include lights that dim or brighten by sliding a finger on a pad; a fingerprint scan to unlock the front door; and features such as music and window blinds that respond to spoken or touch commands.

One timely innovation

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New Kickstarter Game Reimagines King Arthur As An XCOM-Style Dark Fantasy RPG

NeocoreGames, the developers of Warhammer 40K: Inquisitor and the Incredible Adventure of Van Helsing trilogy, have unveiled their next game on Kickstarter, which focuses on the dark side of King Arthur’s legend. King Arthur: Knight’s Tale reimagines the Arthurian legend as a turn-based strategy RPG in the vein of other strategy games like XCOM, while also injecting hardcore elements from roguelike games.

In development for over a year, the tactics-RPG creators have debuted the game on the crowdfunding site Kickstarter to bring the studio’s vision to life. The story of Knight’s Tale occurs during the turbulent final days of the Arthurian era, which sees both Sir Mordred and King Arthur himself fall in battle. You play as Sir Mordred, a recurring antagonist to King Arthur throughout legend, who returns to life as an undead warrior and in a more chaotic world. With guidance from The Lady of the Lake, Sir

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Gadsden County student newspaper takes 2nd place in national competition


Shortridge High School’s The Daily Echo newspaper staff talks about reviving the oldest school newspaper in the country.

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What can three teenagers do when armed with reporters’ notebooks? Take home an award in a national journalism competition. 

When 17-year-old Maybelline Samoza heard that her three-person Gadsden County High School newspaper had won second place in the American Scholastic Press Association competition, she said it felt like her heart “dropped for a moment.” 

Photo of the Gadsden County High School newspaper award, 2020. (Photo: Special to the Democrat)

Samoza didn’t know that her English and journalism teacher, John Nogowski, had even entered their student newspaper, the Gadsden County Gazette, into the journalism competition during the teenager’s last year at the school. Nogowski told her to check her email to fact check him. 

“I thought he was just kidding,” she said in a recent interview. “I saw the certificate,

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5 paint colors that will never go out of style

It’s a fun time to choose one of these trendy colors to make a statement with a powder-room update or a bold accent wall. Or, if it’s your style, go wild with the color of the year in a living area or bedroom.

But if you’re looking for an interior paint color that will transcend trends, and you don’t enjoy painting every three years to keep up with what’s in style (some of us do!), you may want to look for a classic color that will hold up better over the long haul.

“Timeless colors . . . never grow old,” says California-based color expert Jennifer Guerin. “They may be used in different ways — walls versus trim or accents — but they always stay in style.”

Beware, though, that even classic neutrals can be so overdone that they become trendy. An all-gray room, for example, could easily date to

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