For the beauty and fragrance lover, five Colorado brands to gift this holiday season

Most of the fun of gift-giving comes from seeking out or just finding presents that really speak to their recipient. And I find that scents are a cunning way to do it. Just light a candle, take a bath or spritz something before leaving the house, and you’re probably reminded of certain moods, people, places.

As gifts, scents can be tricky, since they’re so personal. Still, I love taking a chance and giving something with a fragrance — who doesn’t love bergamot? — and better still if the products are made locally (which plenty are). Here are five Colorado-based companies that sell lovely, fragrant holiday gifts that you can order online or pick up locally.

1. Zents‘ spa-like scents almost force you to relax for a moment. Ten fragrances — anjou, earth, fig, fresh, mandarin, oolong, ore, petal, sun and water — fill soaps, shampoos, creams and more body

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Why Travel & Leisure Brands Are The Least Intimate

Buoyed by road trippers, leisure travel has held up higher. The Des Moines, Iowa-based mostly firm later bought Time magazine for $a hundred ninety million to billionaire Marc Benioff, chief executive of Salesforce.com Inc., and his spouse, Lynne Benioff, in the face of declines in print promoting and newsstand revenue. Fortune magazine, which was also part of Time, was bought to Thai businessman Chatchaval Jiaravanon for $a hundred and fifty million. Many customers are cancelling reservations as traveling is banned, or big groups usually are not allowed. However, 35 percent are prepared to book local holidays between October and December 2020 while 37 percent plan to take action between January to June 2021.

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There have been 630 million trips still being taken throughout China’s Golden Week, representing about half of the inhabitants shifting round. Connectivity, especially amongst youthful generations, is turning into ubiquitous.

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Why Brands Need to Hire More Black Influencers

Let’s face it: 2020 has been a year of letdowns, and the fashion industry is no exception — especially when it comes to matters of race. As a Black editor, I’m sick and tired of the general refusal to follow through on promises and simply do what is right. Following George Floyd’s murder, countless brands rushed to social media to share sentiments of solidarity. My inbox was flooded with emails titled, “Our commitment,” “We stand with the Black community,” and, my personal favorite, “We pledge to do better.” For someone who’s worked in fashion for eight years and experienced discrimination both firsthand and from afar, these so-called “promises” sounded like a broken record. They were performative, lacked emotion, and, frankly, felt like they were after one thing: my coin. As I dealt with the trauma and grief of losing yet another innocent Black man, supporting newly woke brands was something

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Brands Want In on the Vintage Fashion Boom

The turmoil of the last twelve months seems to have eliminated trends from fashion, with moods and desires almost impossible to track on a global scale. But one phenomenon still seems poised to dominate 2021: vintage clothing, or “archival fashion,” as the cognoscenti call it. (Funny, that, because “vintage” was developed as the snob’s alternative to “used” and “thrifted.”) Archival, a notch above vintage, is distinguished by the piece’s place in fashion history–it appeared on the runway, started a trend, or has been highly influential. And most importantly, it was created by a historically significant designer.

The pandemic and a new environmental consciousness among young people helped kick off the archival fashion boom. But there’s also a sensibility among Gen Z and Millennials that archival fashion is a way to signal taste and conscientiousness. (If HF Twitter is anything to go by, Gen Z’ers are particularly obsessive about ‘90s

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