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Model with Down’s syndrome makes strides worldwide

Model with Down's syndrome makes strides worldwide

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - Rosanne Stuart recalls attending an annual fashion parade with her daughter, Madeline, in their hometown of Brisbane, Australia, in 2015. In the midst of the high-energy glamour on the runway, Madeline, who has limited speech, turned to her mother and firmly announced that she would like to be a model. Model…
With metal skulls and horns, Turkish artist re-interprets ancient stories
Renovated cemetery shows Armenians’ history in Cairo
Sunny yellows shine on gold carpet at TV’s Emmy awards
Fashionistas give their take on London Fashion Week
Thousands flock to Africa’s first Comic Con

Thousands flock to Africa's first Comic Con

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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - From the mother of dragons in “Game of Thrones” to Captain America from the “The Avengers”, thousands of comic book and science fiction fans went head-to-head for the best costume at the first Comic Con Africa on Friday. Comic Con’s arrival in Africa coincides with a big push by streaming services such…
Art inspires Roksanda, model diversity at Tai for London fashion

Art inspires Roksanda, model diversity at Tai for London fashion

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LONDON (Reuters) - Flowing lines and vibrant colors dominated the catwalk at the Roksanda fashion show on Monday, with the designer looking to art and architecture as inspiration, while the models’ diversity at Steven Tai’s presentation challenged perceptions of beauty. Designer Roksanda Ilincic continued the trend of voluminous sleeves seen elsewhere this spring/summer 2019 season…
Japan’s Murakami withdraws from consideration for alternative Nobel award

Japan's Murakami withdraws from consideration for alternative Nobel award

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TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese author Haruki Murakami has asked for the withdrawal of his nomination for an alternative to the Nobel Prize in Literature, postponed this year over a sexual misconduct scandal, saying he wanted to concentrate on his writing. FILE PHOTO: Japanese writer Haruki Murakami, laureate of Hans Christian Andersen Literature Award 2016, is…
Chef José Andrés offers recipes on food relief in Maria-ravaged Puerto Rico

Chef José Andrés offers recipes on food relief in Maria-ravaged Puerto Rico

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - Award-winning chef José Andrés this week laid out his personal account of feeding citizens in Puerto Rico whose lives were ravaged by Hurricane Maria a year ago, amid renewed debate over the government’s relief efforts on the U.S. island territory. Chef Jose Andres poses for a portrait while promoting his new…