The Great Promise of China

Western luxury money has been pouring into China at a rapid rate this fall. In the last four weeks alone Richemont, the Swiss owner of brands like Cartier and the e-tailer Yoox Net-a-Porter, announced a joint venture with the Chinese online retail giant Alibaba in a bid to crack the online shopping market of a…

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Selling Luxury: They’re Luring You In

The top five influencers in China Kirstin Sinclair/Getty Images 1. Peter Xu (above) A blogger, now known for fashion collaborations and appearances 2. Tao Liang, or Mr. Bags His online shop sold thousands of handbags in seconds 3. Ye Si, or Gogoboi One of China’s most influential fashion bloggers 4. Ji Liang Writer, blogger, fashion…

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New Peanut Allergy Drug Shows ‘Lifesaving’ Potential

Ever since a bite-size peanut butter cracker made him sputter and cough and break out in hives when he was a toddler, Carter Grodi has been under doctors’ orders to stay away from peanuts. He brought his own cupcake to school birthday parties, learned to read food labels, and turned 15 without ever tasting a…

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Medical News Today: Osteoporosis: Could probiotics protect bone health?

Osteoporosis predominantly affects older adults, but bone loss can start at as early as age 40. Recently, scientists have found that probiotics might be a safe and effective tool to help fight bone loss. As we age, the interlinked bone structure (shown here) slowly becomes less robust. Bones do not just grow once and then…

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Yelena Nam, Nicholas Cavanaugh

Yelena Vladimirovna Nam and Nicholas Robert Cavanaugh were married Nov. 17 at the Scripps Seaside Forum, an event space in San Diego. Gonzalo P. Curiel, a federal judge for the Southern District of California, for whom the bride clerked from 2015-16, officiated. The couple met as freshman at the University of Pennsylvania, from which they…

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Lindsey Cohen, Daniel Berkowitz

Lindsey Brooke Cohen and Daniel James Berkowitz are to be married Nov. 18 at the Pleasantdale Chateau in West Orange, N.J. Cantor Beth Hancock is to officiate. The bride, 28, is a publicist at Hunt & Gather, a communications and public relations agency in New York. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is…

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Jenna Sakwa, Jacob Kastan

Jenna Paige Sakwa and Jacob Ian Kastan were married Nov. 17 at Franklin Hills Country Club in Franklin, Mich. Rabbi Paul Yedwab officiated. The couple, both 30, met through a mutual friend in the Washington office of Representative Paul D. Ryan, the House speaker, for whom the bride serves as director of media affairs, and…

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Rebecca Berg, Brendan Buck

Rebecca Genelle Berg and Brendan Kelley Buck were married Nov. 17 at the Inn at Little Washington in Washington, Va. The Rev. Jeffrey L. Maszal, a United Church of Christ minister, officiated. Ms. Berg, 28, is a CNN political reporter based in Washington focusing on campaigns and elections. She graduated from the University of Missouri.…

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Rachel Baye, Benjamin Fuld

Rachel Dena Baye and Benjamin Sol Fuld were married Nov. 17 at the Engineer’s Club, an events space in Baltimore. Rabbi Jesse Paikin, a friend of the couple, officiated. The bride, 30, is a reporter for WYPR, the NPR affiliate in Baltimore. She graduated cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania and received a master’s…

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