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chimamanda ngozi adichie and foundrae celebrate freedom

A new limited edition “Freedom of Expression” medallion from luxury jeweler Foundrae will directly benefit free speech and the protection of journalists. Crafted in combination with award-winning novelist and essayist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, all proceeds from the sale of the $3,950 pendant will benefit PEN America. We were invited to the gala celebration to launch this wonderful collaboration. Here are the highlights. #freedomofexpression

Did you know a Nordic Easter involves Crime Solving?

Easter is approaching, and with it come some unusual traditions around the world. For example, did you know a Nordic Easter involves crime solving? In Norway, it’s a beloved annual holiday activity. Our correspondent Jillian Tangen fills us in on the Easter Crime and the dark joy of Nordic Noir. And recommends the books and films to join in the fun of Nordic Easter crime fiction. Dark chocolate goes rather well with all of them, by the way. Watch your back, bunnies.

the best looks from the fall winter 2019 fashion shows

Looking for a glimpse of the future? Look no further than the best looks from the Fall Winter 2019 fashion shows. New York, Milan, London and Paris all had their high points. Collectively, designers have given us several conceptions about the right fashion for moving forward in turbulent times. What to wear this fall and winter? Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy breaks down the headlines.