How social media is making luxury fashion available to everyone

A number of shows at London Fashion Week trialled a system where clothes are made available for sale immediately after appearing on the catwalk. Gigi Hadid modelled the outfits she’d collaborated on with designer Tommy Hilfiger in Camden. The brand is one of five which used the “see now, buy now” model. It’s a big change for high fashion brands. They typically take six months to make collections available to buy but social media’s shifted all that. Image captionBella Hadid also walked the Hilfiger show, which was heavy with American…

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Trump Wants Everyone to Eat Unregulated Food. Or Maybe Not.

Thursday morning, the Donald Trump campaign announced a plan to rein in the police—the “FDA food police,” that is. In a “fact sheet” trumpeting the candidate’s  “pro-growth” economic plan that will “create 25 million jobs,” the campaign railed against Food and Drug Administration rules for “farm and food production hygiene, food packaging, [and] food temperatures,” Mother Jones’ Kevin Drumreports. The document also denounced “inspection overkill.” Even with these allegedly Draconian rules in place, food-borne illnesses sicken 48 million Americans annually, leading to 128,000 hospitalizations and 3,000 deaths, the Centers for…

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McDonald’s is quietly testing a huge change that everyone is underestimating

McDonald’s is quietly testing fresh, never-frozen beef patties. The test is small — limited to just 14 restaurants in Dallas — but it has major implications for the future of the company, and right now investors are totally underestimating “just how seriously McDonald’s is evaluating” a larger rollout, according to Nomura analyst Mark Kalinowski. “Should McDonald’s move to fresh beef on a much more widespread basis, we believe that it would likely lead to multiple positives (such as better-tasting burgers and quicker cook times, which in turn could mean speedier…

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