Women’s Running Magazine Features Woman In Hijab On Front Cover For First Time

Rahaf Khatib is the first woman to grace the cover of Women’s Running magazine wearing a hijab. The six-time marathon runner and mum-of-three has appeared on the cover of the October issue of the US-based magazine. She said she hopes to inspire other Muslim women to take up running. Womens Running Women’s Running has previously starred…

Sonia Rykiel Dead At 86: French Fashion Designer Had Been Suffering From Parkinson’s For 19 Years

French fashion designer Sonia Rykiel has died at the age of 86, after suffering from Parkinson’s disease for 19 years. Rykiel’s daughter and managing artistic director of her eponymous fashion label, Nathalie made an official statement confirming the news on Thursday 25 August. “My mother died at 05:00 this morning at her home in Paris…

Asda Store Creates ‘Quiet Hour’ To Help People With Autism And Disabilities

An Asda superstore in Manchester has been praised for introducing a ‘quiet hour’ to make shopping easier for people with autism and disabilities. The Asda Living store in Cheetham Hill will be completely silent for sixty minutes every Saturday. Escalators will be stopped and in-store music turned down during the hour, in which its boss…

Beyoncé W Magazine Photo Accused Of Photoshopping ‘Fake Thigh Gap’ By Angry Fans

Hot on the high heels of Beyoncé’s show-stopping visual album ‘Lemonade’ (and the ensuing speculation about Jay-Z’s fidelity) comes another issue to rile the Beyhive – “pathetic photoshop” of Queen Bey. To coincide with the new album, W Magazine posted a photo of Beyoncé from the archive of its July 2011 issue on Instagram and…

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