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Flamenco Fashion

The International Flamenco Fashion Show SIMOF was held in the Andalusian capital of Seville, Spain February 8, 2019. Here are some of the highlights from the show.

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09.02.2019 | 19:42

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Kindness changes lives

Julia Lee and Joanne Yong are former bankers who have dedicated their time to Project Nepal, which aims to raise funds to build better education and living facilities in a remote monastery ? in Nepal for the poor children who go there. #ProjectNepal2019

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09.02.2019 | 15:07

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The women of Iran – 120 years ago

Antoin Sevruguin, the father of Iranian society photography, captured portraits of Iranian women in the early 20th century, from well-known ladies at the court to women from various tribes around the country.

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07.02.2019 | 15:32

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Sex sells: Female bodies in advertising

Well-known photographers from Helmut Newton to Guy Bourdin are among those who gained fame by portraying women as objects of desire. An exhibition in Berlin features their provocative works.

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01.02.2019 | 11:22

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Endangered in Ivory Coast: traditional priestesses

A dozen women, their bodies coated with clay, sway to beating drums as if in a trance, ankle bells jingling as they stamp their feet, in the eastern Ivorian town of Aniansue.

They are training to become certified “komians”, or priestesses, steeped in traditional lore, the properties of medicinal plants and the techniques of conflict resolution.

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25.01.2019 | 15:03

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The world cupped: The inside story of the bra

Simone Perele lingerie company head of technical development, Anne-Marie Afflard, poses during a photo session at the Simone Perele headquarters in Clichy, outside Paris, on December 20, 2018.

It rarely sees the light of day but the upscale bra is the most tested, sweated over and highly engineered piece of clothing of all.

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22.01.2019 | 15:19

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Namaste, Northern Lights

© Chasing Lights

Aurora Borealis, aka the Northern Lights. A beautiful painting on a big black canvas. It was always my childhood dream to come here to observe this astronomical activity and so I decided to begin my solo trip in Tromsøya, one of Norway’s many thousand islands.

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11.01.2019 | 14:57

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