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Autumn trends decoded: how to work the cowboy, explorer or lumberjack look

The autumn catwalk taken due note from Silicon Valley and Scott of the Antarctic Tech employee Anyone who has watched Off-White and fleece, PS45, by North Face, from asos.com Lumberjack checked shirt, PS35, topman.com Security guard Alexander McQueen. Photograph: REX/ Shutterstock Repeat after me:” If your name’s not on the index, you’re not coming in .” This season, the security guard/ guard/ high-end bouncer look has escaped the golf-club and subdued the catwalk. It started last year when Vetements, experts of carrying the everyday into high fashion, liberated its “Securite”…

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A factchecker goes to psychic school
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A factchecker goes to psychic school: can you predict what happens next?

For six months, I attempted to quiet my fact-checking, left-brain voice and tap into my goddess roots, where fantasy and reality are interchangeable Montclair Psychic School sits above a florist’s shop in the town of Rutherford, New Jersey. On a Sunday in June, eight students sit in a amber painted classroom, watching a mastiff identified Axel sniff a bust of the Buddha. ” C’mere, Axel ,” says the status of women whose T-shirt reads:” Medicine mends the body. DOGS mended the soul .” She offers him a treat.” Good boy…

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The autumn flash: how fashionable shins will be dressed this September

A combination of hip hiking boots and mid-length skirts will uncover merely a few inches of flesh at the top of the shin. Make the most of it before the cold banishes bare legs away until spring. Fashion doesn’t always have practicality at its heart, but occasionally the two converge. This September is one of those days- and the autumn flash is one of those junctures. Specifically the three inches of flesh at the top of the shin, the autumn flash is the part of the leg that you’re most…

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When 26.2 miles just isn’t enough the phenomenal rise of the ultramarathon

They are an almost-impossible exam of the human body and heart, yet the number of ultramarathons has increased 1,000% over the last decade. Adharanand Finn asks whats behind this rapid increase and whether racing 100 miles or more is actually good for you A while ago, I was standing at the agency tea point when a colleague who had heard I was a runner asked me if I did ultramarathons- the word for any foot race longer than the 26.2 miles of a standard marathon. He looked disappointed when I…

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A locals guide to Chicago: 10 top tips

The citys bars and music scene are among the most vibrant in the US. And with Lake Michigan beaches to loosen on and two new budget flights from the UK , now is the time to go Traditionally overshadowed by coastal powerhouses New York City and Los Angeles, Chicago is on the rise, with a record 55 million visitors in 2017- and new direct flights from the UK with Norwegian and Wow attaining the US’s third-largest city more accessible. While guests tend to congregate around the downtown and lakefront areas…

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