Today's Curated NoPo Headlines - February 21, 2019

CONSUMER/PERSONAL FINANCE

Samsung’s new foldable phone finally here–yours for $1980???; Lyft sets crucial date in race to IPO; Barbie teams up w/National Geographic for new line of travel-themed dolls; New survey shows retirement anxiety is global phenomenon; More accurate home valuation – Zillow or Red Fin?; Elon Musk tweeting stuff that could get him in trouble again; Tide opening up laundry and dry cleaning stores; Cracks in the foundation of consumers’ finances beginning to show?; The youngest female rum master distiller; A German sausage-themed B&B; Best cheap wines that taste expensive (sommeliers weigh in); Reese’s Thins.

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Shark DNA-could help cure cancer and age-related illnesses in humans?; Vegan brand Califia Farms debuts Übermilk to fight dairy industry’s nutrition claims; Swiss luxury skincare brand La Prairie strikes wellness partnership w/Air France at New York JFK; Nature’s Path Food recalls 400,000 boxes gluten-free cereal due to undeclared gluten; Mineral broth–the vegan alternative to bone broth you’ve been waiting for?; Why aphrodisiac foods don’t work (and why we keep trying them anyway); How to keep your brain in shape; Inside the largest spa in North America.

FASHION/BEAUTY

Who is Virginie Viard? Meet Karl Lagerfeld’s successor (a former intern who quietly rose through the ranks) at Chanel…; Largest ever Christian Dior exhibition opens at London’s Victoria & Albert museum; Louis Vuitton debuts new Taïgarama leather goods line; Salmon sperm DNA – to slow down the signs of aging?; The return of Victoria Secret bathing suits after three-year hiatus.

FITNESS/DIET

Thyroid problem? The gym could be doing more harm than good!; Under Armour takes on Nike and Adidas in Asia, the latest battleground for sports apparel; Yoga on ropes is new TRX fitness craze; Avocado toast–themed…sneakers?; Karl Lagerfeld’s unusual dieting psychology, explained; Halo Top’s latest seasonal sweet (Strawberry Cheesecake).

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