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Throughout the course of history, the standard of female beauty has significantly shifted, shaping the ways in which women look and are perceived. BuzzFeed Video has compiled a short feature with a diverse cast of models, who take the viewer on a journey through the last 3,000 years of beauty.
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Downtown collision of images: a building extant, one sectioned, another reflected.
“Creation” by Jennifer Rubell
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The Model-Turned-Culinary-Artist Heats Up Sao Paolo Restaurant Maní
Helena Rizzo is one of the best chefs in Brazil, period. But she came to the profession via an unlikely route, studying architecture in her youth and then working as a model before settling on a culinary career at the age of 18. “Ever since I was a child I loved to eat and to experience new flavors and aromas,” she says. Like supermodel Gisele Bündchen, Rizzo is every inch the charming sulista (or southern Brazilian woman), and has a gastronomic CV to match her sun-kissed looks: in her early career she worked in many top restaurants in Brazil, including Fasano and Emmanuel Bassoleil, before moving to Europe and the kitchens of Italy’s La Torre and Sadler, and Spain’s El Celler de Can Roca.
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(I miss São Paulo! So I get excited when I discover something that makes me proud of my native city.)