After Fashion and Interiors, Threads Styling Ventures Into Beauty

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LONDON — Social shopping platform Threads Styling is venturing into the beauty space as its high-end clientele continues to spend.

Given global lockdowns and travel restrictions, Threads said its customers have been increasingly turning to the platform’s personal stylists on WhatsApp, asking them to add beauty products to their usual fashion and accessories orders.

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As a result, the company has anticipated its planned launch into the beauty space by six months given the increased demand from shoppers, who are becoming much more focused on their self-care regimens.

“Beauty has been a natural extension of purchases made across

At home or in class: How to save money on back-to-school shopping this year

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Back-to-school shopping is an expensive chore in a normal year; this year is anything but normal. But with August upon us, stores are putting out back-to-school displays in anticipation of children needing to learn, whether in the classroom or at home.

Two-fifths (40%) of parents with children in K-12 or college anticipate their children will be attending classes in a hybrid environment (both in-person and remote) in the fall of 2020, according to a new NerdWallet survey conducted online July 16-20 by The Harris Poll among over 600 parents. Planning for multiple scenarios could result in the need for increased

Upscale women’s boutique Glitters and Traditions to close, owner retiring at 82

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. — After 33 years, upscale women’s boutique Glitters and Traditions is closing its doors, and the charismatic owner, Barbara Dye, is retiring at 82. 



a man and a woman taking a selfie: Glitters and Traditions owner Barbara Dye and her dog Mimi, center, pose with employees Hannah Rodgers, left, and Debra Burkhart, right, at Glitters and Traditions located at 5425 Oak Grove Road In Evansville, Ind., June 17, 2020.


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Glitters and Traditions owner Barbara Dye and her dog Mimi, center, pose with employees Hannah Rodgers, left, and Debra Burkhart, right, at Glitters and Traditions located at 5425 Oak Grove Road In Evansville, Ind., June 17, 2020.

The boutique first opened on St. Patrick’s Day in 1988. Dye was inspired to open a high-end clothing store in Evansville after having difficulty finding a dress to wear to

‘I worked hard and it feels good’

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Kelly Osbourne is cheering herself on after confirming that she’s lost 85 pounds.

“Today I’m feeling #Gucci,” former Fashion Police panelist, 35, wrote in an Instagram post, which showed her looking slim as she mugged for the camera in a bright red top, with her signature purple hair tied up in a braided knot. When The Real co-host Jeannie Mai’s mother commented saying, “Oh my gosh, you lost a lot of weight,” Osbourne replied, “That’s right Mamma Mai I lost 85 lbs. since I last saw you. Can you believe it?”

In her Instagram Stories, Osbourne shared that