Meet the Contestants for Fashion Bomb Daily x Shea Moisture’s Next Bomb Designer Contest: Khang Le, Keama Garrett, Albert Montris, and More!

Last month, Fashion Bomb Daily announced its partnership with Shea Moisture to find the Next Bomb Designer, with an opportunity for one lucky designer to win a $10,000 grand prize! We received many entries and we’re proud to announce that we have narrowed down the finalists for the competition.

Competitors will be given the chance to present their own five-piece collection inspired by their favorite celebrities. The grand prize winner will be voted on by you, our Fashion Bomb readers, and announced at this year’s FABYs.

If you missed our Instagram live moments with each designer, you can learn more …

Suicide Bomber in Somalia Hits Prime Minister’s Rally

The United Nations Mission to Somalia, which backs a 19,000-strong African Union peacekeeping mission in Somalia, condemned the attack and called for those responsible to be brought to justice.

The Shabab was driven out of the capital, Mogadishu, in 2011 but still holds sway over wide swaths of the Somali countryside, exerting influence through extortion and links to the business community, even in places where it does not control territory.

The impending American troop withdrawal has emboldened the Shabab to step up its attacks, said Matt Bryden of Sahan Research, a research consulting firm that specializes in the Horn of …

Epstein Associate Jean-Luc Brunel Is Arrested in France

PARIS — A former modeling agent and associate of the financier Jeffrey Epstein was arrested at an airport near Paris this week as part of an investigation into allegations of rape and sexual assault, including against minors, French prosecutors said on Thursday.

The agent, Jean-Luc Brunel, a Frenchman born in 1946, was arrested on Wednesday just north of Paris at the Roissy-Charles de Gaulle airport. The investigation into his activities also involves charges of sexual harassment and child trafficking, the Paris prosecutor’s office said.

The investigation is part of a broader inquiry that Paris prosecutors opened in August 2019 to

Modern Love: Auditioning for the Role of Boyfriend

“Like ‘Travels With Charley,’” he said, referencing the famous Steinbeck book that I owned but hadn’t read. He was focused squarely on me, undistracted and earnest in a way I hadn’t experienced since moving to New York from Atlanta four years earlier.

“Maybe it’ll be like that,” I said. “I haven’t read it though.”

“Where are you going?”

“Everywhere. I have friends all over and family in the South, and eventually I’ll get to the West Coast.”

“I’m from Arkansas,” he said. “If you go through Little Rock, you can stay with my mom.”

I thought he might genuinely mean …