Lifestyle 

Miss Algeria trolled for skin color after winning title

ALGIERS (Reuters) – Winning a beauty pageant should be a moment of joy, but Miss Algeria Khadija Ben Hamou, from the country’s vast desert south, was immediately targeted online for her dark skin color. Ben Hamou, 26, is the first southerner to win the title that leads to a shot at the Miss World crown. More than 75 percent of Algerians live in the north, with most prominent figures in public life being lighter skinned northerners. Only one government minister is dark skinned. Some southerners feel excluded from development in…

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Sports 

Armani defines the shape of color in pastel and silver collection

MILAN (Reuters) – After stunning the fashion elite with his spectacular show-with-concert on Thursday, Giorgio Armani returned on Sunday and gave a “shape to color” in a new collection of ethereal designs in pastel and silver colored satins. A model presents a creation at the Giorgio Armani show during Milan Fashion Week Spring 2019 in Milan, Italy, September 23, 2018. Picture taken using a plastic prism. REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo “Liquid and lightness are given by a rarefied range of colors. It’s all very subtle, just like the color palette, which gives…

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Technology 

Tesla to drop some color options for cars to simplify production

(Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) will eliminate some color options for its electric cars to streamline production, Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk tweeted on Tuesday, as the company intensifies its efforts to ramp up production. FILE PHOTO: A row of new Tesla Model 3 electric vehicles is seen at a parking lot in Richmond, California, U.S., June 22, 2018. REUTERS/Stephen Lam/File Photo Tesla currently offers seven colors for its vehicles that include top variant Model S, mid level Model X and its most affordable sedan Model 3. The company is…

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Technology 

Musk says Tesla to drop some color options for cars to simplify production

(Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) will eliminate some color options for its electric cars to streamline production, Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk tweeted on Tuesday, as the company intensifies its efforts to ramp up production. FILE PHOTO: Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk speaks during the National Governors Association Summer Meeting in Providence, Rhode Island, U.S., July 15, 2017. REUTERS/Brian Snyder/File Photo Tesla currently offers seven colors for its vehicles that include top variant Model S, mid level Model X and its most affordable sedan Model 3. The company is trying…

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Lifestyle 

With riot of color, Virgil Abloh marks new era for Vuitton menswear

PARIS (Reuters) – On an outdoor catwalk decked out in a riotous rainbow of colors, Louis Vuitton’s new menswear designer Virgil Abloh unveiled his streetwear-infused take on the brand with his first collection on Thursday. A model presents a creation by designer Virgil Abloh as part of his Spring/Summer 2019 collection for Louis Vuitton fashion house during Men’s Fashion Week in Paris, France, June 21, 2018. REUTERS/Charles Platiau The show, where models in arrays of all-white outfits or tie-dye prints walked between tree-lined avenues, drew celebrities from hip-hop’s Kanye West…

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