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What It's Actually Like To Work In Fashion vs. What We See In Movies

Celebrating its 15th anniversary, “The Devil Wears Prada″ remains a cultural phenomenon that has shaped the way we view the fashion industry. Meryl Streep’s renowned portrayal of Miranda Priestly, the steely editor-in-chief of Runway magazine, is one the world won’t soon forget. Priestly’s effortless delivery of her infamous catchphrase, “That’s all,” held a gravity that clearly depicted fashion as a high-stress, high-stakes industry with no tolerance for any hint of incompetence.
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‘The Devil Wears Prada’ Isn’t as Empowering as We Remember It Being

The fan-favorite was once praised for how it treated its female characters, but 15 years later, audiences now react a little differently to what the film was trying to say. On June 30, 2006, “The Devil Wears Prada” premiered in theaters, becoming an instant classic. The beloved movie was known not only for its quotability but also for its empowering message.
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Towing company still has monopoly on Staten Island highways, despite overcharging allegations and license rejection

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – Despite allegations that a Queens-based towing company has been overcharging Staten Islanders for years, and the city’s rejection of that company’s license renewal application, it continues to have the exclusive right to operate on the borough’s highways in a system overseen by the NYPD. The allegations...

How sustainable is it to rent clothing? Experts and top brands weigh in

(NEW YORK) -- With landfills receiving millions of tons of textile waste each year -- and growing -- the environmental impact of clothing has become the fashion industry's dirty little secret. Today, more people are paying attention to this worsening issue and have zeroed in on the impact of rental...