Man arrested after refusing to pay for food at Portland restaurant, stabbing owner, records show

Mark A. Carlson

A 23-year-old man was arrested last week on suspicion of stabbing a downtown Portland restaurant owner who asked him to pay for his meal, records show.

Moses Trujillo-Rodriguez is accused of felony assault and unlawful use of a weapon in the Sept. 29 incident. He’s being held in the Multnomah County Inverness Jail on $255,000 bail.

Mazen Khoury, owner of Habibi Restaurant on Southwest Morrison Street, told police that Trujillo-Rodriguez became irate when asked if he was ready to pay for his food, according to a probable cause affidavit.

Trujillo-Rodriguez demanded to borrow a cellphone to use Apple Pay and stated he would not pay for the food, according to Khoury, who then asked him to leave and walked toward the door.

Trujillo-Rodriguez then stabbed Khoury in the back, slashed his arm and ran out the door, the affidavit says.

Khoury and restaurant employees followed Trujillo-Rodriguez, who is also referenced

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Nigeria’s Yoruba women announce their arrival in style

Mark A. Carlson
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Nigerian photographer Oye Diran reimagines the fashion of the Yoruba people in a stunning series of images.

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When an aunt sent Oye Diran an old family photo, he was mesmerised by the high sense of fashion and style exhibited by the Yoruba women of West Africa in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s.

The photo was of his mother and her sister adorned in iro and buba, the colourful two-piece outfit of wrapped skirt and top popular with Yoruba women in Nigeria.

Diran, a Yoruba himself and Nigerian photographer based in New York, noticed how the style of the iro and buba had evolved over time, but that the outfit still maintained its elegance.

Inspired, he ploughed through the internet looking for more vintage images of the outfit but was disappointed with what he saw.

“What I found were updated

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Travis Scott Marketing At McDonald’s Promotes Addictive Foods, Claims Wellbeing Expert

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Mcdonald’s Corp’s (NYSE: MCD) partnership with rapper Travis Scott marks its very first superstar collaboration considering that a sequence of legendary commercials with NBA legend Michael Jordan in the 1990s.

The offer also provides up an critical social problem that may possibly be overlooked: the use of superstars to “advertise addictive merchandise,” processed foodstuff addiction professional Dr. Joan Ifland, Ph.D., explained to Benzinga in an email.

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‘Food-Like Substances’: Shoppers have the liberty to decide on what they try to eat. But once processed foods shift from actual food items to “addictive meals-like substances,” there requirements to be a discussion on how a perfectly-established system of legislation arrives into engage in, Ifland instructed Benzinga.

A equilibrium is desired, she stated, as food dependancy is genuine, and scientific studies have observed people get a dopamine superior from eating processed foodstuff.

Celebrities have always been utilized to

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Festive Food items Habit Established to Enhance Indian Need for Palm Oil

Mark A. Carlson

(Bloomberg) — Palm oil buys by India, the most important importer, are most likely to climb in Oct from a a few-month minimal as the Hindu pageant of lights drives up demand from customers for the world’s most-eaten vegetable oil.

Inbound shipments could rise to as substantially as 725,000 tons this month as traders and refiners replenish stockpiles to satisfy soaring demand, in accordance to G.G. Patel, controlling companion of GGN Research. That compares with an approximated 638,000 tons in September, which was the least expensive due to the fact June, and 778,568 tons imported in Oct 2019.



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Vegetable oil use typically improves throughout the September to November festive period in the South Asian nation as Hindus rejoice significant festivals these types of as Dussehra and Diwali. Palm oil is generally utilised as cooking oil and to make treats this sort of as biryani and

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Huntsville activists host food push for the homeless and all those in need to have

Mark A. Carlson

One Huntsville team is rallying alongside one another to make certain persons are fed throughout the pandemic. The Underground Protest held their to start with-ever ‘Community Motion Food Drive’ Saturday.



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Dozens used the afternoon at Huge Spring Park under the gazebo assembling hot pet dogs and hygiene objects.

“We see a lot of homeless persons come up to us and inquire us about things like this,” states Underground Protest Community Outreach Guide, Treasured Briggs.

Briggs spearheaded the foodstuff push and claims she and the corporation are answering the call. In accordance to the National Alliance to End Homelessness, additional than 460 people are homeless on a offered evening in the Huntsville and North Alabama place.

Briggs claims they have noticed an boost in homelessness. “Regretably the town is expanding, but even with the city escalating I am viewing additional and extra homeless folks out

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Paris (Digital) Fashion Week: Kolor’s Junichi Abe

Mark A. Carlson
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From Esquire

The coronavirus has come for Fashion Week, but Fashion Week is unbowed. With the 2020 edition of show season going all-digital, the key designers talk us through how they’ve adapted to showing clothes in a world where showing clothes is (almost) impossible.

What’s been the biggest challenge with producing a lockdown fashion ‘show’?

For this unusual season, we are using a special camera system to present a video. Even though I was not the one actually making it, this kind of production was the biggest challenge for us during lockdown.

What’s been the biggest opportunity?

We needed to show our collection in an unusual way and a video for Paris Fashion Week was exactly that. Being able to create new projects – and create something we’ve never done before – became our biggest opportunity.

What non-fashion skills have you picked up during lockdown?

Since the

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The Trendsetter for Higher Vogue in the Streetwear Tradition

Mark A. Carlson

NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / October 5, 2020 / Catching the general public eye for its exceptional vogue craze is the mounting life style model Kloth Journal. With its extensive network of clothing manufacturers, fashion models, and influencers flaunting new kinds, several style lovers have turned to this manufacturer for their day-to-day dose of style thoughts.

Kloth Magazine is a model advertising and marketing high manner in the streetwear lifestyle. It is a trend hub “where culture lives” as it flaunts distinct styles and trends in the high style earth. From flaunting large-conclude garments and kicks to displaying other angles of luxurious dwelling, the brand name really sets the craze in the manner group. “Living out that sought out magnificent way of living is what we signify and base our content on,” states the founder of the manufacturer Abrahim Harb.

Behind the achievement of Kloth Journal is its founder,

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Five takeaways from the Fuji Super GT curtain-raiser

Mark A. Carlson

The new GR Supra will be very hard to beat

On Sunday, the all-new GR Supra became the fourth new Toyota GT500 model in a row to win on its SUPER GT debut, following the Lexus SC430 (2006), the RC F (2014) and the LC500 (2017). And it did so in dominant style, locking out the top five positions and leaving rival marques Honda and Nissan, also with new cars for the 2020 rules, to lick their wounds.

After topping pre-testing and then practice on Saturday evening, Honda went into qualifying as the favourite for pole with its new front-engined NSX-GT, but it was tyre choice on an unexpectedly warm day at Fuji Speedway that made all the difference in the end. Even the temperature rising between Q1 and Q2 made a difference; Nirei Fukuzumi shattered Ronnie Quintarelli’s lap record in Q1 at the wheel of the #8 ARTA Honda,

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The On-the-Rise Musician Who Champions Self-Love and Fresh Style

Mark A. Carlson

Not that you wouldn’t already be impressed by the styling and quality of images below, but for some context, we asked on-the-rise musician Maad if she would be interested in producing a quick at-home photoshoot to accompany her interview. She excitedly agreed, and the rest is history. What we expected was an assortment of creatively posed looks taken on an iPhone, maybe a friend’s camera, but what we got was a four-look, high-quality, full-blown photoshoot that was all executed at Maad’s home with the help of just one close friend. Now that you’ve been filled in on how impressed we are with the photos below, it’s time for me to brag even further about this artist.

In her short time being a solo artist, singer and songwriter Maad has released 2 EPs: Lé Funk in 2017 and Technicolor in 2018. The genre of her music is difficult to put in

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I Work in Fashion and Always Save on These 4 Items (But Splurge on These 3)

Mark A. Carlson

I’ve been following San Francisco–based stylist and designer Amber Richele or a while now. Her inspiring Instagram feed is a master class in high-low style. It’s really no surprise that she just gets it when you consider she has cool personal style mixed with the fact that she also works in the fashion industry. Fun fact: She’s a visual merchandiser for J.Crew and the owner and designer of her own namesake label.

Given her heightened sartorial point of view with high-low styling, I thought it could be intriguing to tap her for insights into the items she thinks are worth saving on, along with the pieces she’s okay with splurging on from time to time thanks to their timelessness and cost per wear. Of course, the items in question are all based on her own preferences, and your clothing mix should always be based on what works

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We’re Letting Go of These 5 Outdated Summer Fashion Trends and Adopting These

Mark A. Carlson

You probably feel like spring only just began, but actually, summer is nearly here, which means there is a whole new set of trends to consider. And along with new waves of fashionable pieces, there are bound to be a few outdated summer trends worth letting go of. To provide you with some helpful insights, we’re sharing the trends we’re putting to bed and what we’re adding to our summer closets as we prep for summer 2020. While some of these outdated trends might not surprise you, you’ll be pleased to see that there’s one trend in particular multiple editors will be opting for as soon as summer hits. If you’re ready to start building your summer wardrobe, scroll down to see what we’ll be wearing, and feel free to add them to your cart along the way.

Letting Go: Gladiator Sandals

Swapping For: Two-Strap Sandals

“I think gladiator

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Total Foodstuff CEO and Try to eat Just CEO converse the foreseeable future of foods and value of innovation

Mark A. Carlson

Talking on a panel​ also showcasing USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue and CEO of Take in Just Josh Tetrick, Mackey mentioned:“Tofu was a revolution again in the late ’70s and ’80s in The united states. Now, when I attempt Past or Extremely hard to me, they flavor remarkably similar to how I try to remember meat,”​ said Mackey, a vegan of seventeen many years. 

“These are finished by business people that are essentially transforming the sort of food items we can take in.”

It’s important to produce an environment in which innovation can prosper, included Tetrick.

“What gives me a lot of hope, is there’s these types of a hearth of entrepreneurship ideal now. From my point of view, the much more that the authorities can not be a restricting step, that’s step one particular,.”

Talking about its most recent plant-dependent foodstuff innovation, Tetrick uncovered

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Balenciaga Displays That Excellent Style Will not Have to Be Escapist

Mark A. Carlson

Numerous designers feel escapism is the suitable tone for the second: believe of Tom Ford, that balletic airy Hermès exhibit, or even Celine’s Elysian Fields of TikTok. But escapism can also really feel like a copout. Vogue can do so considerably far more than make you come to feel superior, initial of all. And there is also just so a great deal emotion, so much heaviness, in the atmosphere, which style is more than outfitted to interpret. Appear again at these tortured McQueen collections, like the “Highland Rape” in 1995, or even more back again to the politically blasé Yves Saint Laurent, channeling the protests of 1968 into his now-legendary military-ish trouser suits. Martin Margiela’s spring 2000 treatise on the commercialization of trend, and Yohji Yamamoto’s comparable, nevertheless more cynical, concept for tumble 2007, the two wrestled compellingly with the escalating impact of worldwide capitalism on a

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How the Pandemic Sent New York Comedy Underground

Mark A. Carlson

Richard Azzopardi, a senior adviser to Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, mentioned that he was sympathetic to the problem. “If there is any time when a chuckle is required, it’s now,” he mentioned. “We’ve been conversing to the business and other stakeholders, and it is our hope we’ll be capable to place with each other steerage wherever these performances can resume in a way that also retains New Yorkers safe and sound.”

Practically a month has handed because that initially telephone assembly, and not substantially has adjusted. “Nothing is shifting fast enough,” Ms. Trent claimed. “None of these choices appear to be based in logic.”

In the meantime, the regulations haven’t stopped some enterprising clubs. The New York Comedy Club, for example, has begun hosting B.Y.O.B. pop-ups on non-public rooftops, wherever its house owners really do not have to be concerned about the liquor authority revoking the business’s license. But

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5 things to not avoid while choosing a Fashion Designing course

Mark A. Carlson


5 things not to avoid while choosing a Fashion Designing course


5 things not to avoid while choosing a Fashion Designing course

In today’s world fashion designing has become highly competitive and one of the most rewarding, alluring, and exciting career options for those students who have a flair for creativity, style, and originality. If students have a creative sight to explore the things in different forms of trends with unique fashion ideas then the fashion industry offers a multitude of job opportunities.

Fashion designing courses offer endless opportunities but here are 5 major things that students should never avoid while going for the Fashion Designing course.l

1. Accreditation of Education

Accreditation is a big fancy word that defines the value of your degree and diploma courses. It simply means a quality check. An accredited design college or institute has gone through a rigorous check by an authority on education to make sure the college and institute meet their standards and

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You Would Never Guess These Summer Pieces Are All Under $100

Mark A. Carlson

As the weather outside starts to heat up, it seems like there’s a common goal among fashion girls everywhere: finding the perfect summer fit. And after doing some research, it looks like there’s one place influencers are flocking to shop: Stitch Fix. More specifically, the exclusive collection that just launched with fashion influencer and body-positivity advocate, Katie Sturino.

This collaboration is special for a number of reasons, but especially because it’s the first time that non-clients can shop directly on Stitch Fix. The collection is size-inclusive (which is something Stitch Fix always prides itself on offering its clients) and inspired by Sturino’s love of primary colors and bright prints.

So, because I’m forever looking for outfit inspo, I turned to three very fashionable ladies—Vanessa Romo, Aysha Sow, and Alex LaRosa—to show me how they’re styling the chic under-$100 pieces from the collection. Spoiler alert: They

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Fall fashion-forward: Throwing out old rules | The Avenue

Mark A. Carlson

As the sun sets on summer fashion, the calendar says that light clothes are out and sweater weather is back. Gainesville is finally starting to notice.

Faced with a few days that have pushed to the extreme and neared 60 degrees, students have been left wondering if forcibly following the fashion calendar and abiding by restrictive style rules is relevant to the Swamp lifestyle.

Valerie Muzondi thinks rules like them — be it avoiding pieces because of body type and gender or not wearing white after Labor Day — belong in the back of the closet. 

The 20-year-old UF graphic design junior is the art director of Rowdy Magazine, a Gainesville-based fashion and culture magazine focused on Gen Z-related topics. She said she doesn’t follow these rules and that they don’t have a place in today’s vogue because they defeat fashion’s creative purpose. 

You can find yourself through your

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One thing Navy’s Arielle Charnas Spills Style, Confidence Guidelines

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Something Navy’s Arielle Charnas Spills Fashion Secrets, Confidence Tips
Arielle Charnas. Courtesy of A thing Navy/Instagram

A thing Navy’s Arielle Charnas is applied to giving her 1.3 million Instagram followers a peek inside of her daily life — stuffed with outfit of the day appears to be, adorable pics of her two daughters, day night outfits with her husband, behind the scenes footage of forthcoming initiatives and additional. 

Irrespective of what she’s sharing (or putting on) on social media, the Instagram star, 32, relies on a couple real and tried out suggestions that help her experience her finest and she’s spilling them to Us.

“I do not assume anyone is self-confident no issue what, but I assume my self-assurance builds a lot more and much more each individual working day as I encompass myself with fantastic people today and family members with excellent intentions,” she tells Classy solely even though advertising the One thing Navy September collection stuffed

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Anything Navy’s Arielle Charnas Spills Style, Confidence Strategies

Mark A. Carlson
Something Navy’s Arielle Charnas Spills Fashion Secrets, Confidence Tips
Arielle Charnas. Courtesy of Something Navy/Instagram

A thing Navy’s Arielle Charnas is made use of to providing her 1.3 million Instagram followers a peek inside her lifestyle — stuffed with outfit of the day seems to be, cute pictures of her two daughters, date night time outfits with her husband, powering the scenes footage of approaching initiatives and extra. 

No matter of what she’s sharing (or carrying) on social media, the Instagram star, 32, relies on a couple of correct and tried strategies that enable her really feel her greatest and she’s spilling them to Us.

“I never feel any one is self-assured no subject what, but I imagine my self esteem builds far more and a lot more each and every working day as I surround myself with great people today and relatives with excellent intentions,” she tells Classy completely though selling the Anything Navy September assortment crammed

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Chanel celebrates cinema field to cap Paris Vogue Week

Mark A. Carlson

PARIS (AP) — Monumental light-weight-bulb encrusted letters spelling CHANEL sparkled about the runway at the Grand Palais on the previous working day of Paris Style 7 days prefacing a collection celebrating the cinema field. It brought a pang of nostalgia for far better occasions in the course of this lessened virus-strike period that has been notable for its deficiency of star electrical power.

Like Milan in advance of it, Paris has carried out an strange style year for Spring-Summer 2021 for the reason that of the coronavirus pandemic. The 9-working day calendar was a combine of ready-to-wear runway collections with masked guests in seated rows, in-individual presentations and entirely electronic shows streamed on-line with promotional movies.

Here are some highlights from Tuesday:


CHANEL’S CINEMA

The American actors who typically show up at Chanel, the spotlight of Paris Trend Week, stayed absent. But designer Virginie Viard dreamed of a lot more

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