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As Dr. Javaid Perwaiz faces trial, the women he treated question decades of care

CHESAPEAKE, Va. — The last time Brittni DuPuy-German saw her trusted gynecologist, she once again explained that the stabbing, mystery pain in her abdomen had not gone away.

It first appeared two years earlier, after she said her doctor, Javaid Perwaiz, surgically tied her tubes. To fix it, he had proposed more surgery — three additional procedures in nine months that she said included a hysterectomy when she was 29. But the pain persisted.

So on Nov. 8, 2019, at his private-practice office, Perwaiz and DuPuy-German discussed the possibility of yet another surgery, she said. He scheduled an ultrasound for just days later, a sign of the efficiency that DuPuy-German had come to expect from her family’s longtime gynecologist. He was her mother’s doctor, her sister-in-law’s doctor, her best friend’s doctor. Perwaiz had delivered DuPuy-German and delivered her children.

Which is why, when her phone buzzed the day after her

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Faces meet fashion in New Yorkers’ mask choices

NEW YORK (AP) — New Yorkers have increasingly embraced the wearing of masks to slow the spread of coronavirus since the pandemic began earlier this year. With no end in sight, many have moved beyond the standard surgical mask and are choosing to express themselves with more fashionable colors, patterns, flags and messages.

Children arrive for the first day of school, wearing masks covered with hearts, books, watermelons and musical notes. A school aide has a row of crayons across her mask, a welcoming design for nervous kindergarteners.

On Madison Avenue, a woman wearing a matching designer mask and scarf strides briskly past high-end clothing stores. And behind her, another sports a mask with skulls.


In Harlem, Hana Teferi steps out of a store wearing a gold, black and silver mask made in Ethiopia that she wears to honor her Ethiopian family. And actor Fredric Michaels wears a kente cloth

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AP PHOTOS: Faces meet fashion in New Yorkers’ mask choices

NEW YORK — New Yorkers have increasingly embraced the wearing of masks to slow the spread of coronavirus since the pandemic began earlier this year. With no end in sight, many have moved beyond the standard surgical mask and are choosing to express themselves with more fashionable colors, patterns, flags and messages.

Children arrive for the first day of school, wearing masks covered with hearts, books, watermelons and musical notes. A school aide has a row of crayons across her mask, a welcoming design for nervous kindergarteners.

On Madison Avenue, a woman wearing a matching designer mask and scarf strides briskly past high-end clothing stores. And behind her, another sports a mask with skulls.

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Beauty influencer faces fierce backlash after asking followers ‘what race’ she should be today

YouTuber and beauty influencer Nikita Dragun sparked backlash on Sunday after she asked “what race” she should be that day.



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The makeup artist appeared to be making a joke in a now-deleted tweet that asked:

what race is nikita gonna be today ?

Almost immediately, people started calling her out for her “careless” tweet.

Some people accused Dragun of “blackfishing” – a play on the word “catfishing”, to mean people who edit their photos to appear darker. It’s essentially a form of cultural appropriation and people weren’t happy:

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Kelly Dodd of ‘Real Housewives’ faces backlash over bridal shower hat

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Scottsdale native Kelly Dodd of “The Real Housewives of Orange County” is facing backlash for sharing a photo of herself on social media wearing a “Drunk Wives Matter” hat at her “amazing bridal shower!!”

Dodd will marry Fox News reporter Rick Leventhal on Oct. 10.

The hat — a riff on the Black Lives Matter movement — was reportedly given to Dodd as a shower gift. 

Kelly Dodd posts photo of herself in Drunks Wives Matter hat on Instagram (Photo: via Instagram)

One disappointed fan of the Bravo series, thebravob1tch, responded, “Nah I’m done with this I’m not playing anymore. This is ridiculous and I won’t stand for her making a mockery of the black lives matter movement. She does not care. She is not sorry. She will do this again. Fire her.”

Another IG user, bbfbravo, shared a headline of an article that said, “‘RHOC’ star Kelly Dodd

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Fashion And Beauty Brands Want More Than Pretty Faces

Time was, a model could rely solely on his or her good looks.

Today, physical beauty isn’t enough. With the coronavirus pandemic pressuring budgets – production of commercials slowed to a standstill over the summer – fashion and beauty brands want engaged and engaging personalities fronting their products.

Consumers want models to be authentic, not airbrushed to perfection. Ken and Barbie-like perfect specimens need not apply. Pet causes, hobbies, interests? Bring them. Unconventional backstories get extra credit.

“Given the evolving definition, models are who we aspire to be,” said Jawahar Chirimar, president of On the Wall, and chairman of One Management. “The focus is shifting from antiquated measures like skin color and height, to social and cultural values, and content.”

With the coronavirus pandemic threatening to keep photo studios and

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The show must go on: fashion faces up to its Covid moment | Fashion

Does the world still care about fashion? Is escapism acceptable in a pandemic? Do we even need new clothes in our restricted lifestyles? And if not, then what next for a global industry which is worth £1.1tn to the global economy and employs 430 million people worldwide?


A fashion show season like no other begins this weekend, with issues more fundamental than next season’s hemlines riding on it. Blockbuster catwalks are out, replaced by small-scale shows and digital presentations. Zoom calls with designers will stand in for backstage gossip.

It seems that lockdown’s reports of the death of the fashion show may have been exaggerated. Jason Wu, a favourite designer of Michelle Obama, will open New York fashion week with a catwalk on a downtown rooftop, although in front of a socially distanced audience of no more than 30.

Wu is one of the few New York names staging

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Fashion Nova faces backlash after range of girls clothes called ‘too grown up’ and ‘inappropriate’

Fashion Nova children’s clothing range featuring crop tops, evening dresses and heels with names like ‘pulling me closer’ is branded ‘disgusting’ by critics who claim it sexualises young girls

  •  New range of girls clothes come under fire and accused of being ‘inappropriate’
  •  Children pictured wearing heels and short skirts for the new line of clothing
  • People took to social media to share their disgust, calling range ‘too grown up’ 
  • Others questioned whether names of outfits were appropriate, with examples such as ‘Kiss Me Wild’, ‘Keep It On The Down Low’ and ‘See It In Your Eyes’

Online retailer Fashion Nova has been slammed over its new range of children’s clothes, with critics claiming the outfits are ‘too grown up’ for your girls. 

Fashion Nova, which is based in the US but ships

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Brown Deer woman faces three felony theft charges

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A 28-year-old Brown Deer woman linked to numerous jewelry thefts at homes in several communities turned herself in to Mequon police Sept. 22.

Ieshanoe Govani was charged Sept. 18 in Ozaukee County Circuit Court with one count of felony theft. She was charged Sept. 25, also in Ozaukee County, with two

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