Ulta Beauty will double Black-owned brands in its stores, invest $25M in diversity initiatives

Ulta Beauty, the largest makeup and skincare retailer in the U.S., announced Tuesday that it will invest more than $25 million in improving the company’s diversity and inclusivity by incorporating more diverse advertisements and beauty brands in its campaigns. 

To usher in the more inclusive environment and initiatives, Ulta leadership has also added actress and entrepreneur Tracee Ellis Ross as its new Diversity and Inclusion Advisor.

“As the country’s beauty retail leader, we believe we have the power to shape how the world sees beauty and as such, we have a responsibility to inspire positive change and drive greater diversity, inclusivity and equity,” said Mary Dillon, the CEO of Ulta Beauty. “We are deeply committed to leading purposefully with and for underrepresented voices across retail and beauty on our [diversity and inclusion] journey.”



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Copenhagen Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2021 Shows

It is weird to think that it has been a year since COVID-19 dramatically changed our lives, and looking back, physical fashion shows seem to be a thing of the past. As fashion month kicks off in Copenhagen, labels have all been forced to go digital, showcasing their upcoming Fall/Winter 2021 collections through video, photography and other mediums.

Copenhagen Fashion Week has just come to a close, and in case you missed it, we’ve compiled a selection of shows to look back on. With collections from GANNI, Holzweiler, Baum Und Pferdgarten and more, CPHFW proved that not even a pandemic will stop the Danish labels from creating magic.

Take a look at our favorite shows below, and stay tuned as Stockholm Fashion Week kicks off.

ROTATE Birger Christensen

ROTATE Birger Christensen has quickly become one of the most exciting labels in Copenhagen, and it is fronted by co-creative directors Thora

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California woman charged with fraudulently using $4.5M in PPP loans to fund travel and shopping

The Department of Justice is charging an Oakland woman with allegedly using $4.5 million in PPP coronavirus relief funds to fraudulently fund her luxurious lifestyle of travel and shopping at high-end stores.

The woman’s name is Christina Burden and she has been charged with one count of bank fraud that reportedly occurred in June when she applied for coronavirus business relief funds in the amount of $684,375 through the Paycheck Protection Program. She was approved for the loan that was allegedly for a shell company.

According to a criminal complaint, the DOJ says the woman allegedly went on to submit nine other fraudulent PPP loan requests. In the end, she was given over $4.5 million that reportedly went to four different companies that didn’t really exist.

“The Paycheck Protection Program provides a financial lifeline to needy businesses and their employees,” prosecutors stated. “We allege that Christina Burden obtained PPP funds

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Salman Khan Wore Acid Wash Jeans & ‘Heeled’ Boots Proving He Is An Evergreen Fashion God

When it comes to fashion and style, if there’s one celebrity who we have hardly seen experimenting with his style game, it’s Salman Khan. 

Bhai hasn’t tried a new silhouette or a trend for the longest time and yet, every time he makes an appearance, he never fails to grab our attention. 

While he sticks to basics, the only thing we have seen changing in his wardrobe or style, is the denims he wears. 

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From wearing pants bedecked with studs and zippers to standing out in bright, red pants, Salman’s denims scream fashion. 

In times when most celebrities are experimenting with long or loose, baggy pants, Bhai still raises his fashion quotient, only by wearing the silhouettes that match his sartorial taste. 

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Hence, this time when he made an

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