NYC’s And Faith Label Drops First Collection on Fashion Moves Forward

Fit Battle contestant Abi Grafals just released the debut collection of his label, And Faith, which he wore on the show. Partnering with menswear blog Fashion Moves Forward to release the collection, this initial outing channels inspiration from rock-and-roll, menswear staples, and high-end wardrobe staples. The standout item from the range is a cropped black leather jacket, constructed from heavy cow pebbled leather and noting silk lining, stitch detailing, and Riri hardware. Additional pieces include a red and black cardigan, two short-sleeve T-shirts, and a pair of denim highlighted by Riri zippers running down…

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EU drops law to limit cancer-linked chemical in food after industry complaint

The European commission has dropped plans to legally limit a pervasive but naturally occurring chemical found in food, that is linked to cancer, just days after lobbying by industry, the Guardian has learned. Campaigners say that leaked documents revealing the legislative retreat show “undue influence” by the food industry over EU law-making and a “permanent scandal”, although the issue is complex. Acrylamide is a hazardous substance found in the browned and burned parts of common starchy foods that have been fried, roasted or oven-cooked at temperatures higher than 248C (478F)….

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