NYPD to crack down on ‘sloppy’ cops with ban on shorts, white turtlenecks, cargo pants

They’re real fashion police: Fed up with sloppy cops, the NYPD has moved to update its dress code, banning shorts on transit beats and white turtlenecks while on patrol.

The department’s updated style guide, set to take effect next month, also instructs patrol officers not to wear tactical cargo pants and reinforces longstanding guidance including a tire on shoelaces that are not black.

NEW YORK - JULY 11: An NYPD officer keeps watch inside Times Square subway station July 11, 2006 in New York City.  Police raised security on subways in the city following the bombings of trains in India that killed at least 147 people.  (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

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An NYPD officer keeps watch inside the Times Square subway station in this file photo. Fed up with sloppy cops, the city Police Department has moved to update its dress code, banning shorts on transit beats and white turtlenecks on patrol beats. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Inspector Paul Saraceno, who led a committee that has reviewed police attire since last summer, presented the crackdown as an effort to ensure a uniform, professional-looking force, rather than a product of any specific faux pas.

“I believe that in every profession, if you take it seriously and you act professionally, you dress professionally, you present yourself the same way, it revolves around everything you do,” Saraceno said.

“If you’re not squared away, if you’re sloppy, it speaks to who you are,” he added. “We expect professionalism

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Local non-profit organization holds annual fashion show to raise awareness about ovarian cancer

SANTA MARY, Calif. – Hundreds of people attended a popular fashion show on Saturday that is held annually to help battle ovarian cancer.

The Teal Journey Ovarian Cancer Foundation once again hosted the Valentina Martins Memorial Fashion Show and Luncheon at the Radisson Hotel in Santa Maria.

Now in its sixth year, the event is specifically held to raise awareness about ovarian cancer, which an estimated one in 75 women will develop at some point in their lives.

This year’s show was dedicated to Jill Yakowekno, a longtime friend and supporter of The Teal Journey, who is currently undergoing treatment for a recurrence of ovarian cancer.

Yakowenko had previously served as a model in each of the previous five fashion shows, but was unable to take part in this one.

The fashion show featured a number of local women and girls, who took turns enthusiastically walking down the runway in the latest fashions that were provided by a pair of local businesses.

There was also a silent auction to help raise funds, as well as a keynote address presented by Dr. Erin Chamberlain, a physician with UCLA Health SLO.

Chamberlain talks about a number of recent advances that have been

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First Nations fashion is more than the fabric

A party-like atmosphere at the Emerging Mob in Fashion show had the crowd out of their seats.

In Naarm’s Grand Royal Exhibition Building with its domed fresco-painted ceilings, First Nations fashion designers have been hand-picked to show off their new collections.

Of the 11 premium shows at the Melbourne Fashion Festival, Thursday’s event was the only one dedicated solely to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander designs.

A male and female model are walking to the end of the runway wearing all white with traditional aboriginal jewelry

Cousins ​​Preston and Aavaisha at the Melbourne Fashion Festival.(ABC News: Stephanie Boltje)

Cousins ​​Preston and Aavaisha Cockatoo-Collins fist-pump at the end of the runway.

They’re wearing red-tailed black cockatoo feathers in tribute to their family name.

Preston’s mum and Aavaisha’s aunt, Delvene Cockatoo-Collins, says her designs are personal to their home in North Stradbroke Island, Queensland.

“The design is informed by moments with my mother, written words from my grandmother, and also our beautiful natural environment from the island,” she says.

“I grab all of that, with permission, and put that into my patterns and the way that I shape my garments.”

The “Under the Full Moon” collection pays homage to the light that flickers off the shell middens.

“I feel like it’s so important that we bring culture into modeling

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Slow fashion movement picks up pace in SLO

Grace Longo sits up on their couch with a heap of yarn on their lap. Dark black goggle-like glasses covered their eyes as a bunny balaclava began to take shape from their fiddling needles.

Longo was crocheting, and had been for hours.

“I would pick it up, get it all tied into a knot, then throw it away, then pick it up another three months later,” Longo said.

Three days and one sleepless night later, Longo’s unique headwear was done and, just like that, all the long knots full of hours of frustration and desire were worth it.

“I wanted to be able to make things that I couldn’t buy,” Longo said. “Or ideas that I had, I wanted to bring them to fruition.”

Longo had created something unique for them, and it felt amazing, they said.

According to an article published by BBC, crocheting is a popular creative hobby these days, regaining popularity during the pandemic. With a push for more sustainable and conscious practices, the hobby falls into a bigger scheme, the “slow fashion” movement. At Cal Poly, the movement takes its shape in the form of communities working to lead their lives according to the movement’s core

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