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Instagram round-up, May 27: as some emerge from lockdown

May 27, 2020/10.26

As some celebrities and models continue with lockdown, and others are starting to emerge from theirs, their Instagrams are a far more mixed bag than when we began peering into them again earlier this year.    While a few months ago, there were express acknowledgements of the COVID-19 pandemic, this week there was no caption […]

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Instagram round-up, April 24: whatever you do, don’t mention the pandemic

April 24, 2020/12.19

There’s a lot happening around this time of year, including the Orthodox Easter, Earth Day, the start of Ramadan, and ANZAC Day, and over the last week, celebrities have been Instagramming in a more positive way, even though the COVID-19 pandemic is very much with us.    Natalia Vodianova (@natasupernova) showed off her dining table […]

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Anne Klein teams up with founder’s granddaughter in COVID-19 initiative

April 20, 2020/15.49

The Anne Klein brand, part of WHP, has teamed up with its founder’s granddaughter, Hello There Collective CEO Jesse Gre Rubinstein, to distribute 100,000 face masks through the company’s supply chain to essential workers and community organizations in the US.    Rubinstein’s agency, specializing in social media, will launch Annie Klein’s social series, featuring individuals […]

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Letter from the Veneto, April 16, 2020

April 16, 2020/11.01

Top: Webcam view of Piazza San Marco, April 15, 2020. Above: Nature is taking back its territory. At left, the paper sign taped to the dock reads, ‘Caution! Duck eggs.’ In the background of the photo at left, you can see the controversial Calatrava Bridge. At right, a pair of germano reale (wild ducks) have […]

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Demi Lovato for Fabletics collection pledges US$125,000 to WHO COVID-19 fund

April 3, 2020/14.04

Fabletics, the athleisure brand co-founded by actress Kate Hudson, has announced that its Demi Lovato limited-edition collection will benefit COVID-19 relief efforts. The company says that US$5 for each item sold from the collection, amounting to a US$125,000 pledge from now through June 30, 2020, will support the WHO COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund, providing ‘crucial […]

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March 28: an Instagram round-up during COVID-19

March 28, 2020/11.44

It’s actually refreshing that we haven’t heard much from celebrities and influencers during the pandemic; instead, press coverage has been on doctors, nurses, other frontline health care personnel, and essential workers who are keeping our countries moving.    Out of interest, we thought we’d take a look at a selection of Instagram accounts—something we haven’t […]

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British Fashion Council announces COVID-19 fund with £1 million available

March 27, 2020/7.48

The British Fashion Council has launched the BFC Foundation COVID Crisis Fund, making £1,000,000 in emergency funds available, with the majority going to support designer businesses, and a portion to students.    The Council pooled its talent support grants, usually going to early-stage support or business growth and promotion. Supporters of the fund include Arch […]

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