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Common Threads: Seasonal mix


first_img 17“These are my usual colors for fall and winter. Not just dark, but I have a lot of layers and colors. Kind of like the changing leaves, you have to have a lot of shades of the same spectrum,” said Hong Kong native Janny Leung, a visiting scholar at the Yenching Institute. 2“I like wearing bow ties when they go with my outfit. I wear a variation of the same thing every day,” said Max Seawright, a graduate student in Romances languages and literatures. “I made this bow tie — I’ve probably made a couple dozen of them. This bag is from Brooklyn Flea — it has my swimming stuff in it. I’m coming from the gym.” Fall now seems like a dream in New England. It arrives and lasts, at best, for a few weeks, before relenting to Boston’s unflinching winter. When it happens, it happens overnight — the tweeds and trenches are suddenly gone, replaced with the omnipresent puffer coat. And this winter has been one of the worst. With snowstorms passing through almost every other day, what’s a style maven to do? This edition of Common Threads weaves between a fleeting fall and enduring winter, showcasing the sudden sartorial switch that occurs, and how, with a bit of effort, style can weather any storm. 12“This is too cold for me!” said Louise Robin, an au pair from Corsica, France, and a student at Harvard Extension School. But she does embrace the snow while it’s here — she has several snow tubing and snowboarding trips planned. 1“This coat keeps me very warm,” remarked freshman Osaremen Okolo from Canton, Mass. “This is the worst winter we’ve had in a while. Usually there’s one big snowstorm. Now it’s like every day.” 16“Harvard has better fashion in the fall. This is a men’s sweater I got from a thrift store. An oversized cardigan is my fall staple. It can make anything look great,” said Lami Olatunji ’14. “I’m wearing eyeliner on my lips and two-tone eye shadow.” 6Matthew Sebastian, part of the A.R.T. stage crew, took his dog Sucuk (Turkish for “sausage”) out for a brisk morning walk. “I like the winter because I can layer. This is one of my favorite tweed jackets, it’s vintage.” But does he like the cold? “Oh, God no,” he guffawed. “It’s freezing.” He said he keeps warm with whiskey. 13Joseph Wawrzyn of Somerville was passing through the Yard en route to work. “I’m nice and toasty, all layered up,” said Wawrzyn, who is the singer of Boston band Condor. He prefers winter to summer and said he keeps warm with, “Layers and snuggles.” 9“This is balmy to me. I’m from Minnesota!” said freshman Luke Heine. “My style is very esoteric. This sweater is a bit Vail, Colo. — skiing some mountains, hot-tubbing at night.” 10Before his visit back to Cambridge, alum Ellison Weeks, Ed.M ’11, who now lives in California’s Bay Area, went shopping. “I remembered how cold it was here, and I needed a new jacket, and I saw this one and loved the color and the camel wool. After coming to New England, my style is a bit preppier. I grew up a bit here.” center_img 8“I have labs today — I’m an engineering student — so my wardrobe is very limiting. I have to wear trousers and flats,” said sophomore Yinka Ogunbiyi ’16. “I like items that don’t really make sense, like this sweater-coat-cardigan; it has a lot of hidden pockets.” 15“I lived in PfoHo as an undergraduate and our mascot is a polar bear,” said Brandon Geller, a sustainability manager at the Office for Sustainability and a graduate student at the Graduate School of Education. “I wear this regularly. It keeps my little paws warm.” 5Linda Martini of Milan said Cambridge residents dress more casually than people in Italy. “People in Milan tend to dress up a lot,” she said. 11Harvard Film Archive Director Haden Guest popped out in the cold to buy “Zama” by Antonio di Benedetto. 4“I have to dress like a professional and not so sexy or fun,” said Tokyo native Ayumi Kanamoto, a visiting fellow at Harvard Kennedy School. “In Tokyo, everyone dresses very well. Here, people have a lot of passion and they’re interesting, but not so fashionable. I’m not even considered fashionable in Japan!” 14“Yellow makes me happy and it’s so dreary. I wanted to cheer myself up,” said second-year Harvard Law School student Fatima Mohammed. 3Tony Rothman, a teaching assistant in general education, bought his hat from a market in Moscow, where he lived off and on for more than 15 years. “As they say in Russia, there’s no such thing as bad weather, just bad clothes.” And as for his head temperature: “It’s hot.” 7Tobi Tikolo ’14 and Sophie Hagerty ’14 have been dating for two years. “We’re just really similar,” said Tikolo. Even their style is complementary: “I do wear a lot of masculine-inspired things. I like men’s shoes and men’s watches,” said Hagerty.last_img read more


Raymond secures another slice of the West End


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Jakarta trains will operate as usual despite COVID-19 concerns: PT KAI


first_img“We provide hand sanitizer in our stations and on our trains, and we have also deployed personnel to check passengers’ temperatures at the stations. Those who have a temperature of more than 38 degrees Celsius will not be allowed to board the trains, and their tickets will be fully refunded in cash,” she said.The company, she said, would also disinfect the interiors and exteriors of all its trains.”In Daop 1 Jakarta, we wash the trains for long distance trips in Pasar Senen station and Tanah Abang station. Local trains are cleaned in Sukabumi, Cikampek, Tanjung Priok, Merak and Rangkasbitung stations,” Eva said.She explained that during the cleaning process, officials would sweep and dust the floors and ceilings of the train before spraying them with disinfectant. They would also clean the toilet and wash the train’s exterior with water and soap.”We also make sure all the pillows and pillowcases on the trains are washed and cleaned thoroughly after each trip,” she said.As of the time of writing, Indonesia has reported 134 cases of COVID-19, resulting in five deaths. Cases are spread throughout the country, including in Jakarta, Yogyakarta, West Java, Central Java, Banten, Bali, North Sulawesi and West Kalimantan. Topics : State-owned railway operator PT Kereta Api Indonesia (KAI) has said that trains in Jakarta will continue according to schedule despite the government’s call for the public to implement “social distancing” to contain the spread of COVID-19 in the country.”In Operational Region [Daop] 1 Jakarta, all long-distance trains from Gambir and Pasar Senen stations will depart on schedule,” KAI Daop 1 Jakarta spokesperson Eva Chairunisa said in a written statement on Monday. “This also applies to local trains like KA Jatiluhur, KA Walahar, KA Lokal Merak, KA Pangrango, KA Siliwangi. All trains will operate as usual.”She said that while PT KAI would not reduce its services, it would still carry out measures to try and prevent coronavirus infection on the trains.last_img read more


A family’s 1950s beachfront cottage will go under the hammer for the first time


first_img58 Marine Pde, Miami.IT’S a big weekend on the Coast with a beachfront cottage expected to garner plenty of attention when it goes under the hammer on Sunday.The one-bedroom home at 58 Marine Pde, Miami has been in the Kathage family for 52 years.58 Marine Pde, Miami.With peeling paint and an original Hills hoist clothes line, the weatherboard home has attracted plenty of interest because of its beachfront position.58 Marine Pde, Miami.More from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach North8 hours ago02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa1 day agoRon London Estate agents principal Ron London is marketing the property.“We have had 47 home inspections since the home went on the market,” London said.“There have been a few (potential) buyers from Melbourne and Sydney but the property is getting a lot of attention from locals who want to build their dream beachfront home. Land like this doesn’t come up often.58 Marine Pde, Miami.“There is no parking on the street front which has been really attractive to buyers.”The latest sale on the street was No. 114 which sold for $3.025 million in February.This weekend’s auction is being called by Apollo Auctions auctioneer Justin Nickerson, who said then older beach style homes had become more popular in the past year.“A lot of young professionals and homebuyers in the building industry are picking these properties up,” he said.“Renovating an old home has really taken off because people don’t want something that is necessarily brand new. Homeowners really like adding their own touches to their homes.”Nickerson expected plenty of people to come along to the auction.“The beachfront location and the 1950s appeal is really going to pull in some crowds,” he said.last_img read more


Albayalde did not resign, PNP says amid rumors


first_imgThe Philippine National Police dispels the rumor circulating in social media that the PNP chief, Police General Oscar Albayalde has resigned from his post,” says Brigadier General Bernard Banac. PNP FACEBOOK “Lacadin has a lot of explaining to do and he will have his day in court,” he added. “All those police officials ganging up on him have ill motives against him and obviously all worked with the previous administration.” Banac also said that Albayalde belied the allegations of former Central Luzon regional police chief Rudy Lacadin, who said on Wednesday that Albayalde told him that he received a small portion from the recycled drugs in a raid in Pampanga in 2013. Albayalde asked to stop the implementation of the dismissal order against 13 so called “ninja cops” who conducted an anti-drug operation in Pampanga that was allegedly riddled with irregularities./PN PNP spokesperson Brigadier General Bernard Banac said in a press statement on Thursday that the supposed resignation of Albayalde, who is set to retire this Nov. 8, was a “false report.” Albayalde was chief of Pampanga police when a team of police officers allegedly made money from 160 kilograms of shabu worth around P648 million following an anti-drug operation on an alleged Chinese drug lord.center_img Albayalde was accused by former Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) head Benjamin Magalong of intervening in the case of the his former men at the Pampanga police office – who allegedly made off with millions worth of shabu seized in a November 2013 raid in Mexico town, Pampanga. MANILA – The Philippine National Police (PNP) denied reports that its chief, General Oscar Albayalde is planning to resign after his name was dragged into the alleged recycling of seized illegal drugs. “The PNP chief vehemently denies calling Colonel Lacadin, who was then the deputy of General Magalong in CIDG, about the investigation into the Pampanga drug raid,” Banac said. “The PNP dispels the rumor circulating in social media that the PNP chief, Police General Oscar Albayalde has resigned from his post,” Banac said. “The PNP chief’s fate is up to the President (Rodrigo Duterte).”last_img read more


Svenska Spel agrees to IGT systems upgrade


first_img Svenska Spel delivers on social mandate despite COVID-19 impacts July 20, 2020 StumbleUpon Related Articles Jason Ader – No Boogeyman… Activism will play a vital part in reshaping gambling August 20, 2020 Svenska Spel becomes 2020 eHockey Championship sponsor August 18, 2020 Share Submit Share Swedish state-owned gambling operator Svenska Spel has moved to upgrade its lottery and video terminal systems arrangement with principal supplier International Game Technology (IGT).The agreement sees Svenska Spel continue its systems partnership with IGT for a further seven years (partnership started 1996).IGT will now move to upgrade Svenska Spel systems for Video Lottery Terminals, site controllers, game services and centralised management functions.Walter Bugno Chief Executive of IGT International was pleased to upgrade the firm’s legacy partnership with Svenska Spel, stating“This contract will help to ensure that Svenska Spel continues to responsibly grow and remain competitive in a rapidly changing marketplace. It will help to increase player engagement, ensure the long-term sustainability of their offering, and provide a safe gaming experience for their players, which is the cornerstone of Svenska Spel’s program.”“Throughout the last two decades, we’ve successfully supported and enhanced Svenska Spel’s approach to protecting players while creating advanced solutions to meet their business objectives,”IGT governance was pleased to continue its recent form of global lottery services and provisions renewals. Entering 2017 IGT has confirmed that it has secured and renewed services agreements with Loto-Qubec (Canada), Coljuegos (Colombia) and Loterie Suisse Romande (Switzerland)last_img read more