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Shein, Chinese fast-fashion site, growing popular with American teens

  • Shein, a Chinese fast-fashion retailer, is taking off with American teens.
  • It came in second on a ranking of upper-income teens’ favorite websites, according to Piper Sandler’s “Taking Stock With Teens” survey. 
  • Shein has said that it adds 500 new fashion items to its website every day. 
  • Some of its recent products have faced backlash, however.
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A Chinese fast-fashion retailer is exploding in popularity with American teens. 

Shein, which was founded in Nanjing in 2008, came in second only to Amazon in a ranking of teens’ favorite e-commerce sites in Piper Sandler’s latest “Taking Stock With Teens” survey. 

While Amazon has a large lead — 54% of teens from upper-income households said it was their favorite e-commerce site, versus 5% for Shein — the Chinese retailer beat out American mainstays like Nike, PacSun, and Urban Outfitters. 

Shein was also first on the list

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Denver Homeless Service Providers Setting Up Safe-Camping Site Model

While proponents of an official safe-camping site haven’t yet been able to set up camp in the city, they want to show Denver residents what such a spot would look like.

“I think people don’t understand what we’re proposing. A lot of people think that we would sanction camping like it currently exists. What we’re trying to do is show how this is different,” says Cole Chandler, director of the Colorado Village Collaborative, one of the organizations working on the Safe Outdoor Spaces program that proposes to establish safe-camping sites in Denver.

This weekend, Chandler and others pushing the initiative will host an open house at a safe-camping site model in the parking lot of the Belong Church at East 16th Avenue and Ogden Street.

“It’s going to be a small site,” Chandler explains. “Just four tents. We’re setting it up to show what the spacing would look like and

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Alicia Keys’ Keys Soulcare Beauty Lifestyle Site Launched: Details

Alicia Keys' Beauty Lifestyle Website Is Here!
Alicia Keys. Courtesy of Keys Soulcare

It’s here! Alicia Keys launched her Keys Soulcare site and it’s filled with all kinds of good-for-you tips, tricks and stories.

On Tuesday, September 29, the lifestyle website went live as part of the 39-year-old singer’s new lifestyle beauty brand. Though there aren’t any products dropping until later this year, for now we’re grateful to have the platform to tide Us over.

In one of the posts, the “Girl on Fire” performer shares her nighttime beauty routine. ″I actually love getting undone at night,” she says in the accompanying video. “It’s my time. I love taking the time to just bring it down.”

During the nearly 10-minute clip, she intersperses a skincare regimen with a self care ritual. This means lightning candles and sipping tea while she cleans her face and banishes pimples.

“My face is very prone to breakouts, so I am a

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