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TikTok can’t get over huge Indiana school with fashion room, auto shop and natatorium

The size and amenities of an Indiana public high school were shown off in viral TikTok videos, and the internet is amazed.

The Carmel High School DECA club took TikTok viewers on a tour of the school, which offers plenty more than a typical high school.

Their gyms and cafeterias — plural — only touch the surface of what the Indianapolis-area school provides students. If the gyms weren’t enough, they also have their own wrestling room and natatorium, an indoor swimming center.

Carmel High School features a spacious auditorium and modern library, along with a cafe, planetarium and its own TV studio and live radio room.

The tour continued, as viewers got a peek into the school’s auto shop, wood shop and one of their many cooking rooms.

tiktok.com/@carmeldeca/video/7197937009938156842″ data-ylk=”slk:A second video;elm:context_link;itc:0″ class=”link rapid-noclick-resp”A second video showed multiple symphony rooms and rooms dedicated to fashion, e-sports and jewelry.

“Might as well be its own city,” one TikTok commenter said.

“This is where movies are filmed,” another said.

The videos captured the attention of TikTok, where they were viewed more than 6 million times. They’ve also circulated on Twitter, with one being watched more than 24 million times as of Wednesday, Feb. 15.

Carmel High School has an high-schools/indiana/districts/carmel-clay-schools/carmel-high-school-7151″ data-ylk=”slk:enrollment of 5,414;elm:context_link;itc:0″ class=”link rapid-noclick-resp”enrollment of 5,414 and is ranked among the top high schools in Indiana, according to U.S. News & World Report.

Carmel is also one of the wealthiest cities in Indiana, with a median household income of $115,109.

The tour was getting some commentators the itch to re-enroll in school.

“I’m 25 and I wanna go here,” one person said.

“Can I attend Carmel High School as a 20-year-old,” one commenter asked.

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Jim Shulman: The Paris shop was the go-to place in Pittsfield for ladies’ fashions | History







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The Paris shop was opened in Pittsfield in 1921 by Abraham Schwartz and his stepfather, Isadore Koblinsky, on North Street. It operated 58 years, becoming one of the city’s most popular local apparel shops. 




In the 1950s and 1960s downtown Pittsfield had over 100 retail businesses, with the bulk of them apparel stores.

One of these that always puzzled me, at least for its name, was The Paris shop. The store was a small family-run operation that stocked the latest in women’s outfits, dresses, skirts, blouses, sweaters and more.

My mother and sisters were frequent customers for the latest fashions. Many of my classmates got their high school prom gowns there and eventually their wedding dresses as well.

The store was popular and the salespeople were helpful people. One of my friends recently shared when shopping for her wedding gown in the 1970s, she picked out a beautiful dress and the clerk quoted her a very reasonable price.

My friend gave a deposit and when she returned, she learned the wrong price was given. The correct price was nearly four times the amount she was quoted. Despite the error, the store owner made good on the original offer.

This owner was Abraham “Abe” Schwartz, who was not only a nice guy but a hard-working and honest businessman and the uncle of my close friend, Rhoda Pomerantz. Abe was originally from Tarnow, Poland, and came to this country in 1910 at the age of 10.

His mother, Pauline, a young divorcee, wanted to find a better life and place to raise her son. They settled in Chicago where she met and married a skilled tailor named Isadore Koblinsky. He and Pauline had three more children including my friend Rhoda’s mother, Ann.







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Furs, drape suits and beaded dresses

When it comes to American fashion, it is hard not to mention the illustrious Harlem Renaissance.

This glorious art movement was an integral moment in time during the early 20th century when there was an exciting cultural resurgence of everything from exciting music and dance to inspiring style and literature centered at the heart of Upper Manhattan.

While this time has come and gone, the unique allure and glamour of the fashion that came from it live on.

“Good Morning America” tapped fashion and costume historian Shelby Ivey Christie to highlight a few of the era’s most standout styles.

Ahead, see, learn and shop a few of these timeless Harlem Renaissance-inspired ensembles that can be worn today, tomorrow and forever.

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Fur coats

PHOTO: FILE - Josephine Baker (Ullstein Bild Dtl./ullstein bild via Getty Images, FILE)

PHOTO: FILE – Josephine Baker (Ullstein Bild Dtl./ullstein bild via Getty Images, FILE)

Through the years, fur coats have continued to be an aspirational piece for Black women. Prominent figures such as Josephine Baker and many others would be seen wearing the highly coveted topper. While many Black families were initially held back from owning property by Federal Load Codes, alternative items such as fur coats became a stylish way to showcase personal and generational accomplishments. It’s also a beloved item that’s still often passed down in many Black families.

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Drape suits

The famed Londo drape suits of the early 1930s were a go-to style that features a broad padded shoulder and nipped waist look — giving the upper body a V-shaped look. Initially popularized by the Duke of Windsor, Edward VIII, it

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The Guide to Eating, Drinking, Shopping and Soaking Up Culture During London Fashion Week

What to watch

“The Sleeping Beauty”

“The Sleeping Beauty” was the first ballet performed by the Royal Ballet at the Royal Opera House after World War II. A revival of the original staging, this repertory combines magic and fairy tale with Tchaikovsky’s tunes and Frederick Ashton’s references to Marius Petipa’s emblematic choreography.

The Royal Opera, Bow Street, London WC2E 9DD

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“Romeo and Julie”

Staged at the National Theatre, Gary Owen and Rachel O’Riordan direct the modern love story of Romeo and Julie, characters inspired by Shakespeare’s play. Romeo struggles being a single dad while Julie is working toward accomplishing her dream of studying at Cambridge. Despite being each other’s first love, being together becomes complicated when life and family enter the picture.

The National Theatre, Upper Ground, London SE1 9PX

Jim Steinman’s “Bat Out of Hell”

Jim Steinman’s "Bat Out of Hell"

Jim Steinman’s “Bat Out of Hell.”

Jim Steinman’s “Bat Out of Hell” has arrived at the Peacock Theatre. Set in a post-apocalyptic New York City, the musical’s plot is loosely inspired by Peter Pan, set to anthems “I’d Do Anything For Love (But I Won’t Do That),” “Paradise By The Dashboard Light,” “Two Out Of Three Ain’t Bad,” and others by Meat Loaf.

Peacock Theatre, Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HT 

What to see

Donatello: Sculpting The Renaissance

Donatello: Sculpting The Renaissance

“Donatello: Sculpting The Renaissance”

The V&A’s newest exhibition explores Italian Renaissance sculptor Donatello’s body of work — which ranges from mediums of marble, stone, and bronze to wood, terracotta, and stucco.  The show offers perspective into Donatello’s growth as an artist, from his beginnings as an assistant goldsmith to the sculptor he’s known as today.

V&A South Kensington, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL

Alice Neel: Hot Off The Griddle

Geoffrey Hendricks and Brian, 1978

Geoffrey Hendricks and Brian, 1978

A retrospective on boundary-breaking painter Alice Neel (1900-1984) is taking

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Spanish Fashion Giant Mango Boosts Retail Offer at Touchwood Shopping Centre in Solihull – Retail Focus

Touchwood Shopping Centre in Solihull has continued to expand its leading offer with the arrival of Spanish fashion retailer Mango. Mango has taken a 5,250 sq ft ground floor unit on a new ten-year lease.

The arrival of Mango is in line with the wider strategy- developed and implemented by Touchwood owner The Ardent Companies UK (“Ardent UK”) alongside asset manager Sovereign Centros to diversify the scheme’s offer and attract premium brands to the scheme.

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New retailers at the scheme over the past year include Polestar electric cars, luxury watchmaker Tag Heuer premium appliance manufacturer Miele and cosmetics brand Rituals. They have joined existing major outlets including Zara, H&M, Goldsmiths, Next, River Island and the West Midlands’ only John Lewis.

The implementation of the strategy is paying dividends, cementing Touchwood’s position as the region’s must-visit retail destination. Since Ardent UK bought the scheme, over 80,000 sq ft of new lettings and lease renewals have been signed, driving the centre’s occupancy above 96% – compared to 91% on acquisition – and both football and trading performance in the key Christmas season above the same period in 2019.

Ardent UK acquired Touchwood in summer 2021, the first major shopping centre acquisition since the onset of the pandemic, in a deal that effectively called the retail investment market.

Joe Swindells, development director at Ardent UK, said: “Out strategy for Touchwood is entirely focused on bringing the very best retailers and dining options to Solihull, with Mango’s arrival representing yet another string to the centre’s bow. The strength of trading and footfall demonstrates the success of our approach and underlines Touchwood’s position as the destination-of-choice for both retailers and the region’s consumers.”

Simon Phipps, asset manager at Sovereign Centros, added: ”Touchwood is an ideal location for a major fashion brand such as

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FOUR new retailers to open in shopping centre

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KINGLAND in Poole (Image: Newsquest)

FOUR diverse new businesses are set to open their doors this spring in a Poole shopping centre.

Kingland, the retail high street neighbouring the Dolphin Centre, has announced a variety of new independent businesses joining its offering.

As the scheme heads into its second term since launching in April 2021, four new retailers – Jay & Co, Boiler Room Records, Titanium Flower and Brakeburn – are all due to open in early spring this year.

Jay & Co is opening its first brick-and-mortar store in collaboration with Restored Retro on March 13. The reclaimed, restored and reimagined furniture retailer was founded by television presenter Jay Blades.

Bournemouth Echo: KINGLAND in Poole

Bournemouth Echo: KINGLAND in Poole

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It will take over the old Pen Gallery unit with the adjoining wall removed for the two businesses to co-habit a larger space together.

Boiler Room Records opened its first store in Poole High Street in 2020 and is due to open its second shop in Kingland on March 1, selling new vinyl and popular merchandise.

Mark Northey, owner of Boiler Room Records, said: “Our second store in Poole will differ slightly from the Old Town branch by concentrating on new vinyl, merch, and Hi-Fi, both vintage and new. Throughout summer we will also put on live music events and feature instore DJ performances.”

Titanium Flower will offer shoppers a variety of handmade jewellery when it opens in April and the store will also feature a craft space for the public to create their own jewellery designs.

Bournemouth Echo: Brakeburn women and men’s clothing ranges.

Bournemouth Echo: Brakeburn women and men’s clothing ranges.

Brakeburn women and men’s clothing ranges. (Image: Brakeburn)

As reported, Dorset-based online clothing brand, Brakeburn, will also open its first physical store at Kingland in the coming weeks, stocking new season women and

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Shop New York Fashion Week 2023 beauty looks from Christian Siriano, Thom Browne, Jason Wu runways

Some of the best hair and makeup looks at New York Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2023.

Some of the best hair and makeup looks at New York Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2023.

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New York Fashion Week (NYFW) has returned, and with the new collections on the runway comes a deluge of beauty inspiration for the upcoming fall and winter seasons. From slicked-back buns to smoldering eyeshadow, these beauty looks offer several hair and makeup ideas that you can easily recreate at home. Plus, the products used for each look can be found wherever you shop for beauty. Here, a glimpse into some of the beauty looks that caught our eyes so far at NYFW.

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1. The drugstore hairspray behind the “rosie twist” bun at Christian Siriano

The &quot;rosie twist&quot; (seen here on model Coco Rocha) was the look du jour at the Christian Siriano Fall/Winter 2023 show.

The “rosie twist” (seen here on model Coco Rocha) was the look du jour at the Christian Siriano Fall/Winter 2023 show.

Roses were the romantic muse behind the “rosie twist” bun at the Christian Siriano Fall/Winter 2023 show. “We were inspired by the hand-crafted floral accents found throughout the collection to echo this in the hair by creating a rose-like twist, with a ‘stem’ of hair weaving down the crown of the head, meeting the rose-like bun in the back,” Lacy Redway, Unilever stylist and celebrity hair artist, explained in a statement.

To hold the look in place, Redway leaned on the Tresemmé Freeze Hold Hair Spray. The styling product claims to work on all hair types and textures as a means to prevent frizz and keep hairstyles intact.

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2. The colorful eyeshadow at Prabal Gurung

Bold washes of red and orange from M.A.C. Cosmetics were used to accentuate the brows and eyes of the models at Prabal Gurung.

Bold washes of red and

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Get the K-Street Style Look: Shop 8 Seoul Creatives’ Spring Fashion Wishlists

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The streets of Seoul rank among the most stylish in the world, filled with impossibly well-dressed individuals who keep their fingers on the pulse of global trends. Want to get the look? Here, eight rising stars featured in Vogue’s March issue have curated their fashion wishlists for spring. From a filmy Simone Rocha slip dress to a neatly cropped Alexander McQueen jean jacket, shop the edit now.

Chloe Oh

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From the moment Chloe Oh set foot on the Prada runway, debuting with a coveted Spring 2021 exclusive, she became a favorite of editors and stylists, drawn to the model’s sculpted features and effortlessly cool manner of dress. Here, Oh shares her shopping wishlist for spring, such as a punk-inspired Alexander McQueen frock and the perfect pair of knee-high Dr. Martens to go with it.

Alexander McQueen hook and eye dress

Hyein Seo black Hiero slip minidress

Orseund Iris ruched satin dress

Noir Larmes standard high-neck blouson

Alexander McQueen safety-pin & skull-pendant chain necklace

Dr. Martens 1B60 Bex leather extra-high boots

Courrèges Reedition vinyl jacket

Courrèges zip-detailed ribbed-knit cardigan

Balenciaga distressed flared jeans

Vivienne Westwood Graziella pearl choker

Jungle

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A brilliant model, performer, and activist, who last year launched a party series to uplift transgender people in Seoul, Jungle is one of the most compelling figures in the city’s spirited nightlife scene and a powerful force for change. Here, she shares her shopping wishlist for spring, from daisy-dotted Acne Studios flares to a sparkling pair of silver Tabi boots. 

Simone Rocha off-white sweetheart midi dress

Simone Rocha egg beaded pearl-effect clutch bag

Simone Rocha floral

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Why Am I Longing to Shop From Paris Hilton’s Houseware Line?

Like so many people my age, I harbor complicated feelings toward Paris Hilton and the general concept of femininity—and for similar reasons. Both lure you in with the promise of glamour and ease, but can ultimately leave you feeling cold and wondering why you blew half your rent on a dress you’ll never wear. (Or, in the case of the families who invited Hilton and her onetime sidekick Nicole Richie to live and work with them on The Simple Life, why on earth you trusted a toxically rich and very obviously lazy socialite to milk your cow.)

What I’ve slowly come to realize over the years is that the trappings of traditional femininity have to be applied in specific, strategic doses so as not to make me itchy—i.e., no to bachelorette parties, but yes to getting a manicure and gossiping with the nail tech while the polish dries. The same, it seems, can be said of the Hilton persona; though I wouldn’t necessarily want to hang with Paris 24/7 (not, it should be said, that she’s offering), I am very interested in her paris-hiltons-houseware-line-on-sale-on-amazon-cookware-more/&asc_source=web” class=”external-link” data-event-click=”{"element":"ExternalLink","outgoingURL":"https://cna.st/affiliate-link/7ZJg7i5XH42a3f5yiebprqZoTijwAWVwQwm7fmDjaJCpEBk9x43yz98WvLpEJgK29VZ3QN1bX9DaxZPgsxEEuHVPqU6FCRcWzriwKv7XLNMnyBPR46rXyaEw4jwhLjG4V7FPtdm9LaQFKc2RA2UrEK9r9iRoa21rtg82PpybCMtRUD4FDWqpNLyu9BqxceozVHYhiX9k1W4yEYrmVxadL2LFa8Wxpv4LiiYaF9SKtsMBJ9ZhZFy2f6i4gYKxjwghnJmCTvAN6SWCGfGBQcS7AiDj6cymcYoahjPsRra7y3kKCPyL8sr7DZZu5bCcU1emWBYbZWBgELefSCAY4ajERCKYFbmTGnnWGJsbh49HhXgH7un6c8CXc2GEdpPJ9zJ7SzSjD5TqnC6kCXL9n2t"}” href=”https://cna.st/affiliate-link/7ZJg7i5XH42a3f5yiebprqZoTijwAWVwQwm7fmDjaJCpEBk9x43yz98WvLpEJgK29VZ3QN1bX9DaxZPgsxEEuHVPqU6FCRcWzriwKv7XLNMnyBPR46rXyaEw4jwhLjG4V7FPtdm9LaQFKc2RA2UrEK9r9iRoa21rtg82PpybCMtRUD4FDWqpNLyu9BqxceozVHYhiX9k1W4yEYrmVxadL2LFa8Wxpv4LiiYaF9SKtsMBJ9ZhZFy2f6i4gYKxjwghnJmCTvAN6SWCGfGBQcS7AiDj6cymcYoahjPsRra7y3kKCPyL8sr7DZZu5bCcU1emWBYbZWBgELefSCAY4ajERCKYFbmTGnnWGJsbh49HhXgH7un6c8CXc2GEdpPJ9zJ7SzSjD5TqnC6kCXL9n2t”Amazon homeware line, which is on sale now.

Before you raise an eyebrow, hear me out: Everything in the collection, from the pastel mini fridge to the rhinestone-encrusted thermos and the sold-out “That’s hot” tea kettle, is tacky and pink and over-the-top and proto-Barbiecore…and I weirdly kind of love it. It’s like someone fell asleep at the front desk of the Madonna Inn and let you raid the kitchen, something that has been a dream of mine ever since I first glimpsed the inside of that historic (and frilly) California hotel.

Though I’d be less inclined to subject my bedroom or living room to this kind of hot pink assault

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Military veteran to transform former funeral home into suit shop, speakeasy

CLEVELAND — Fashion is the future in Ohio City, says Zach Cooper, a U.S. Marine Veteran and small business owner who is working to transform a vacant funeral home into a suit shop and speakeasy.

He’s looking to breathe new life into the space, all while giving back to his fellow service members.

He fell in love with men’s fashion and suits while studying abroad in Northern Ireland and England after serving in the military.

He’s hoping to bring the refined, stylish energy to Northeast Ohio and fill a large gap in the Cleveland market.

“It was too good to pass up,” Cooper said.

The Avon Lake native has had his eyes set on 3929 Lorain Avenue in Ohio City for as long as he can remember.

He saw promise there.

From the outside brick to the walls inside, he found himself captivated by the possibilities.

“I wanted to do justice to how cool of a neighborhood this is, but at the same time, I do wanna honor what existed here,” Cooper said.

Etched in letters on a faded sign out front — the space was the old Bodnar Family Funeral home.

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It sat vacant for years.

“Former funeral home! Former funeral home — key words. Nothing spooky here. We’ll get the sage out!” Cooper laughed.

He is pouring his savings and energy into transforming the 8,000 square-foot space into a men’s suit shop, speakeasy and hangout.

Once completed —it will take on the name “Sartorial,” an ode to a custom garment.

“Sartorial” is an expression used to say “you look sharp.”

“I wanted to go buy these types of products, but there weren’t a lot of places in this area. You can come here, get fitted and look sharp,” Cooper said.

Between the bright stained glass windows,

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