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Unexpected finds await at Paradise Flea Market in Cape Coral

The term “diamond in the rough” certainly applies to what visitors experience every third Wednesday of the month at the Paradise Flea Market in Cape Coral. There is the typical assortment of longtime family possessions and novelties that one would expect to find. Yet, the added presence of untraditional and unorthodox offerings for this kind of forum — from new handmade artist works to entrepreneurs offering women’s fashion and beauty products to rare coin providers — bring added dimensions to the monthly event at the Cape Coral Yacht Club Community Park ballroom.

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After being shut down since last December due to the pandemic, the fourth annual edition returned to the venue on Sept. 15, with 15 separate vendors, and will continue Wednesday, Oct. 20, and on the third Wednesday of each month after that.

Rita N., visiting from Atlanta, checks out one of the vendor displays at the Paradise Flea Market.

Kyle Karczewski, senior recreation

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Elevate Your Fall Style With Kyle Richards’ Chic Amazon Fashion Finds

We included these products chosen by Kyle Richards because we think you’ll like her picks. Kyle is a paid spokesperson for the Amazon Influencer Program. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a commission if you purchase something through our links. Items are sold by the retailer, not E!.

You don’t need a massive clothing budget to have great style. There are so many pieces that can elevate your wardrobe without breaking the bank. Just ask Kyle Richards. I know what you’re thinking: there’s no way The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star is shopping on a budget. However, Kyle is an avid Amazon shopper. 

“I mix expensive things with inexpensive things. I think it’s a cooler look anyway and the upside is you end up saving money. I really like that vibe,” the RHOBH OG said during a recent Amazon Live session. The reality star said, “I’m

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Fashion designers are actually not ‘dictators of taste,’ study finds

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Most of the literature on innovation develops in the context of technology, where the degree of radical or incremental change in terms of functionality of the product can be evaluated according to objective and predictable models. In creative industries, a valuable source of competitive advantage lies in aesthetic innovation. In the world of fashion in particular, innovation is reflected in the way and the intensity with which styles change, so it is much more difficult to determine what is truly new. Consequently, over time, fashion critics have taken a key role in evaluating the quantity and quality of innovation introduced into the fashion market, since their experience allows them to evaluate the contribution of a specific designer in the context of what preceded him/her and what other stylists do. Each season, fashion critics examine the new collections that leading fashion designers present, evaluating what is authentically

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McKenzie Westmore finds her passion in fitness, Westmore Beauty (Includes interview)

Track and field legend Wilma Rudolph once said: “Never underestimate the power of dreams and the influence of the human spirit. We are all the same in this notion: The potential for greatness lives within each of us.” McKenzie Westmore is a woman that epitomizes this quotation.

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“My passion has been fitness and training. I became a certified fitness trainer while I was on Passions,” she said. “I started a live Zoom workout class. It has limited spots once a week and I personally guide the people that are in the class through the week. I give them nutritional guidance and ideas of workouts for the rest of the week, and I do a question and answer session at the end of the Zoom. I try to make it a fun hour or hour and a half.”

Patrick Tatopoulos

In her personal life, she is married to Patrick

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