Michael Landrigan, Marielle Segarra, Nancy Marshall Ganz discussed on Morning Edition


Your job, but you capture in terms through Cobra. So those people can drop Cobra and sign up for Obamacare Cobra can be really expensive because you have to shoulder the costs that your employer used to pick up and normally you'd have to wait until about Obamacare's annual open enrollment period in the fall to drop your Cobra and get an Obama care plan. But now you can do that during the special enrollment period. The Biden administration is targeting particular groups of people for this special enrollment. Can you tell us more about that? Yeah, it really wants to get the word out to groups of people who haven't had access to health coverage or who had greater rates of illness or death, including communities of color. The Biden administration is starting a new marketing campaign today, focusing on those groups and it says it's going to run broadcast and digital ads in multiple languages. All right. Marketplaces. Nancy Marshall Ganz, sir. Thank you. You're welcome. New York Fashion Week has begun. The shows are still mostly virtual. It's been a pretty weird year for fashion where buying less clothing, fewer shoes. The things we are buying are more about comfort than couture. But with mass vaccination in progress, what comes next marketplaces? Mariel cigarette has more. If things go according to plan some time this year, Life will start getting back to normal, thanks to the vaccines and Michael Landrigan at the fashion College. L I am says Eventually the bars will be open the restaurants or the open. People will be going to weddings with 150, plus people as opposed to small numbers, and people will buy new clothes to wear to these events. Into their offices. If they still have offices. The question is, what will they buy? Because, well, a lot of us have gotten used to this whole elastic waistband. Comfortable shoes thing. We've been doing it now for close to a year. So I think that there's going to be a continuation of that. Maybe we'll see dress codes it offices loosen up. Comfort is here to stay. Bronwyn Cosgrave is host of the fashion podcast a different tweet. But if you notice the way people are reacting when they get vaccinated, there is this tremendous sigh of relief and she thinks that will be expressed in clothing. Dresses, bright colors. Whatever makes people feel like they're celebrating. Marielle Segarra for Marketplace. U. S markets are closed for President's Day..

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