FROM Marie Denee
Plus-Size Fashion Goes Mainstream Target is unveiling a plus-size fashion line called Ava and Viv next month. Some are thrilled, others say it’s about time. Plus-size clothing is a nearly $20 billion business and nearly 40 percent of U.S. shoppers buy plus-size clothes, but only about 15 percent of clothes for sale fall into the plus-size category. Why has it taken so long for retailers to get on board?
Securing Public Spaces, Super Wealthy Asians Vehicles are increasingly being used as weapons, as seen in the London Bridge attack over the weekend and in New York’s Times Square last month. The Compton-based company Calpipe is designing security bollards to help make public spaces safer. And novelist Kevin Kwan satirizes the “crazy rich” Asian jet set and their luxurious tastes in his latest book, “Rich People Problems.”
How do Trump supporters feel about the Paris Accord? Globally and around the U.S., there are strong opinions whether or not the Paris Climate Accord is a good idea. The American exit is either a horrifying abdication of American leadership or a forceful and long overdue statement about U.S. sovereignty.