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Biden says if Trump administration doesn’t coordinate with his transition team, ‘more people may die’

President-elect Joe Biden is calling for access to the Trump administration’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan, saying “more people may die” if there’s no coordination with his transition team.During an address on Monday, Biden celebrated the “great news” that COVID-19 vaccines from Moderna and Pfizer appear to be more than 90 percent effective, but said “the sooner we have access to the administration’s distribution plan, the sooner this transition would smoothly move forward.” As President Trump continues to refuse to concede the 2020 presidential election, Biden’s transition team “does not have access to the administration’s COVID-19 data and vaccine distribution plans,” CNN reports.Asked what is the biggest threat of Trump obstructing a smooth transfer of power, Biden said, “More people may die if we don’t coordinate.” It’s crucial for his transition team to know what the “game plan” is for the “huge undertaking” of vaccinating over 300 million Americans, he added.”If we have to wait until January 20th to start that planning, it puts us behind, over a month, month and a half,” Biden said. “And so it’s important that there be coordination now, now or as rapidly as we can get that done.”Ron Klain, Biden’s chief of staff pick, previously emphasized the importance of the transition being able to access the administration’s vaccine distribution plan, saying, “Our experts need to talk to those people as soon as possible so nothing drops in this change of power we’re going to have on January 20th.” And asked on Sunday whether it would be best if health officials could begin working with Biden’s team, Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, told CNN “of course” it would be, adding, “That’s obvious.” > “More people may die if we don’t coordinate,” Biden says about Trump administration’s refusal to help his transition and COVID-19 plans> > — CBS News (@CBSNews) November 16, 2020More stories from 7 scathingly funny cartoons about Trump’s refusal to concede Trump is reportedly ‘very aware’ he lost the election but is putting up a fight as ‘theater’ Texas senator suggests it’s too soon to declare Biden the winner because Puerto Rico is still counting votes

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Thrift stores and a capsule wardrobe: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez offers fashion advice to Congresswoman-elect Cori Bush

Congresswoman-elect Cori Bush asked for help on Twitter.

As a newly-elected member of Congress, Cori Bush, who will make history as the first Black woman to represent Missouri in Congress, is struggling with something many women face, how to create an affordable and professional wardrobe.

Bush, a single mom who has worked as a nurse and a pastor, took to Twitter this week to talk about being a “regular person” going to work in Washington D.C.

“The reality of being a regular person going to Congress is that it’s really expensive to get the business clothes I need for the Hill. So I’m going thrift shopping tomorrow,” she wrote.

One of the first people to offer Bush advice was Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who made history in 2018 as the youngest woman elected to Congress.

PHOTO: (FILES) In this file photo taken on June 23, 2020 US Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), speaks with a voter near a polling station during the New York primaries Election Day  in New York City.

The now 31-year-old New York Democrat, who once made a student loan payment during a Congressional hearing, offered Bush advice on how to make the most of secondhand stores and to rely on a capsule wardrobe to keep costs down.

“Thrifting, renting, and patience as you get your closet together sis,” wrote Ocasio-Cortez, who in a later tweet promised Bush a shopping day together.

PHOTO: Cori Bush, the Democratic candidate in Missouri's 1st District, meets with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-New York) in her Capitol Hill office.

Bush, who will earn a $174,000 salary once she starts her term in Congress, has spoken openly about her financial struggles, and particularly about the difficulties she’s faced working and paying her bills while also running for Congress.

After her tweet, the Congresswoman-elect received budget-friendly tips from not just Ocasio-Cortez, but also Rep. Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., the four of whom have become known as “The Squad.”

Pressley, who earlier this year revealed she has alopecia, gave Bush some beauty tips, writing on Twitter, “For all those media hits, don’t sleep on the lashes or HD make up products at CVS. Black Opal, NYX, Wet N Wild are the truth!”

Tlaib, a mom of two, told Bush that she still wears maternity clothes under her blazers, adding, “P.S. I get the most compliments from the clothes I got from thrift shops.”

Omar shared with Bush her tips for where to find the best scarves and said she specializes in outfits that are “$50 or less.”

“I love it! And scarves are my fav. Thank you,” Bush replied to Omar.

Other female politicians also chimed in to recommend rental sites like Rent the Runway and thrift store options on Capitol Hill.

Rep. Jahana Hayes, who in 2018 became the first African-American woman to

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Prince Charles’s Foundation and Yoox Net-a-Porter Unveil a Sustainable Fashion Capsule

When we hear the word artisan, we tend to think of the past, or maybe of a far-away place where people still make things with their hands. The suggestion is of something humble, crafty, and not entirely relevant to our digital age. In reality, a lot of artisanal work is incredibly complex and high-tech, and it’s more relevant than ever as fashion makes sustainability a bigger priority. The conversation around climate change and responsible fashion has re-centered the voices of artisans and indigenous people, whose traditional practices and ideologies were “eco-friendly” before it was even a concept.

That’s something Prince Charles was thinking about back in 1986 when he launched The Princes Foundation, an initiative to support Scotland’s heritage traditions, from its signature knitwear and tartan to architecture, design, and horticulture. In an interview in British Vogue’s December issue, he spoke of his own longstanding commitment to sustainability: “I’m one of those people who hate throwing anything away. Hence, I’d rather have them maintained, even patched if necessary, than to abandon them… I can’t bear any waste, including food waste; I’d much rather find another use. Which is why I’ve been going on for so long about the need for a circular economy, rather than a linear one where you just make, take, and throw away—which is a tragedy, because inevitably we over-exploit natural resources that are rapidly depleting.”

A few years ago, the Prince Charles met Yoox Net-a-Porter’s CEO Federico Marchetti, who calls the prince an “inspiration” throughout his own sustainability journey. “He was already talking about the effects of plastic in 1969, the year I was born!” he tells Vogue. In 2019, Marchetti and Prince Charles announced a first-of-its-kind collaboration, bringing artisans and students in Italy and Britain together to design and manufacture a sustainable fashion collection. “Our aim was to empower the artisans of tomorrow by marrying the ancient profession of craftsmanship with contemporary technology and data-driven insights,” Marchetti says. “It has been truly inspiring and quite remarkable to see how our trainee artisans have developed their technical skill sets over the course of the program. They have wholeheartedly embraced the aims of the project, fusing heritage artisanal skills with contemporary technologies, committing to sustainability, and working together across borders.”

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C’est Moi Beauty Ambassador Liza Koshy Launches Capsule Collection, One of One by C’est Moi

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Clean beauty brand C’est Moi has announced the launch of Brand Ambassador Liza Koshy’s capsule collection, One of One by C’est Moi. Liza’s collection expands on the brand’s principles with thoughtfully formulated multipurpose and multidimensional products, all of which are EWG VERIFIED™ and made for anyone that has sensitive skin. One of One by C’est Moi is available for pre-order at and the collection will be available on November 16th. Furthering their commitment to sustainability, the collection is also partnered with TerraCycle, an innovative recycling company that ensures that all packaging is recycled.

Liza’s enthusiasm for clean beauty developed after struggling for years with finding the right solutions that address her specific skin concerns. She found her way to C’est Moi while in search of products that would work with her extremely sensitive skin and were also environmentally conscious. After experiencing their lineup of skin care and color cosmetics and how easily they could be used within her daily routine, she signed on to be their first-ever Brand Ambassador.

One of One by C’est Moi focuses on creating for the faces of the future – a new generation that embraces cleaner, healthier choices for themselves and our world. All products are made with clean ingredients, and are dermatologist tested, vegan, hypoallergenic, fragrance free, and EWG VERIFIED™.

“One of One by C’est Moi celebrates your individuality — you are uniquely you, which deserves the biggest party of all — the One you’re always invited to. We lovingly created this line to foster your inner creativity and versatility,” said Liza Koshy. “For myself, learning the ins and outs of clean beauty alongside the brilliant minds at C’est Moi has been an eye-opening and life-bettering experience. Whether it be your subtle glow, or full glam for show, we hope our collection brings you as many fun-filled moments as it has brought all of us to create it.”

Included in the capsule collection are the F(ace) Balm Cleansing Duo, Flash Please Cream Highlighter in three shades, Give ‘Em Lip & Cheek Tinted Balm in three shades, Think Twice Eyeliner Duo in three pencils and six colors total, Give ‘Em Face, a Face Mask Artistry Kit featuring four masks, Milk It Shimmering Hydrafluid, and three Treatment Mists.

“Collaborating to bring One of One by C’est Moi to life has been one of the most rewarding and exciting moments for the entire C’est Moi Beauty team,” said Jennifer Saul, Senior Vice President of C’est Moi. “Developing every detail with Liza and alongside our partners at the Environmental Working Group (EWG) was really what sets this collection apart. The intention, energy and thoughtfulness she brought to our experience developing together is one that I truly believe to be unique and special. We look forward to sharing this experience with you and cannot wait for you to see what comes from us next!”

About Liza Koshy                       
Liza Koshy is an actor and producer currently

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