Month: June 2017

Since launching its popular J’adior slingback, Dior’s hit shoe has been spotted on It-Girls and influencers across the board. For fall, the brand has teamed up with four of them– Camila Coehlo, Yoyo Cao, Melina Matsoukas, and Mia Moretti—to model a brand new collection of the heel that we’re sure will sell out in no
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Ikea’s 99 cents Frakta bag is definitely having a moment. Last April, Balenciaga debuted a $2,145 lookalike (to which Ikea issued a brilliant response). Now, they’ve enlisted one of the most buzzed-about designers, Off-White’s Virgil Abloh, to give its blue oversized tote a high-fashion makeover. Ikea announced the news yesterday with a photo of Abloh
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As the fashion industry works to widen the diversity gap, there’s no question that we wouldn’t be making much progress without the voices of those like hijab-wearing model Halima Aden, who went from Miss Minnesota U.S.A. pageant contestant to a standard-bearer for cultural inclusiveness in fashion and beauty. Since appearing on the cover of CR
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In a series of photos on her Instagram, Jessica Simpson shared her 5-year-old daughterMaxwell doing silly poses in a bikini: Advertisement – Continue Reading Below And some trolls found the image of a little girl in a bathing suit disturbing. Commenters accused her of posting “inappropriate” photos and claimed she’s sexualizing a minor. However, lots
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Clay Enos-Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.+ Ratpac-Dune Entertainment LLC Wonder Woman really is as cry-making and as entertaining as everyone has been saying. Go to the theater armed with tissues and however many snacks you need for 2.33 hours, and let Hollywood’s newest superhero epic wash over you…and, let Robin Wright wash over you. Because, in
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Evan Rachel Wood, who plays Dolores on HBO’s breakout series Westworld, posted a picture of one of her character’s signature corsets to Instagram. “A certain TV show is starting again very soon,” she teased. Season 2 of Westworld will debut in 2018. It’s going to be a long, cruel hiatus for Westworld fans—Season 1’s finale
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Last week, Donald Trump announced his plans to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement, a non-binding agreement among 194 countries to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and facilitate other “climate-resilient development.” It’s just one of many decisions the current administration has made that’s put the environment in danger. And decisions that accelerate the rate
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I was on the beach and had just applied a thick layer of sunscreen when my friend gawked at me–”Are you…purple?” I hadn’t noticed the titanium dioxide-based formula used gave my caramel skin an unflattering tint. Self-conscious, I skipped doing the rest of my body. I’ll be fine, I thought, remembering hearing that melanin could
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Nothing flies off the shelves like Urban Decay’s Naked palettes. It all started in 2010 with the original collection of 12 eye shadow essentials and has expanded to an entire vault including Naked 2, Naked 3, Naked Smoky, and Naked Basics. Now, Urban Decay has a hot new Naked palette coming your way: Naked Heat.
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Jacob Yakob/Bleecker Street Director Gabriela Cowperthwaite had done documentary segments with Iraq War veterans for the History Channel, and she’d made Blackfish (2013), a widely admired doc about the problematic relationship between a killer whale and its human handlers (one of whom died on duty) at SeaWorld. So when Kate Mara—an animal-rights activist as well
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This article originally appears in the July 2017 issue of ELLE. “Talent is equally distributed,” social entrepreneur Stacey Boyd says. “It’s opportunity that is not.” The idea for Olivela—Boyd’s new e-commerce site, which donates up to 40 percent of proceeds to children’s charities—came to her last summer, when she flew to Kenya and Rwanda to
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Last night, the CFDA Awards made a powerfully political statement, honoring feminist icon Gloria Steinem, Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards, and actress/activist Janelle Monáe with Board of Directors’ Tribute awards. “Now about all of you in this room, I wonder what I could possibly say to you, because you are among the most creative and
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1. Starting in the ending position of your Standing Twist, keep the glider leg butt engaged and begin to push back from standing leg butt. 2. Reach the glider foot back 4-5 inches until you feel the glider foot’s butt completely engage. 3. When reaching the end range, squeeze your glutes together and begin bringing
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Last night was the CFDA’s annual Fashion Awards–aka the Oscars of the fashion industry. Raf Simons, who joined Calvin Klein as Chief Creative Officer in August 2016, won Designer of the Year in both the womenswear and menswear categories. He was the first designer to do so since Calvin Klein himself back in 1993. “It’s
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Mickey Drexler, chief executive officer of the J.Crew Group, will be exiting the company mid-July, WWD reports. Drexler will remain Chairman but will be succeeded as CEO by James Brett, president of West Elm, who’s held leadership positions at Urban Outfitters and Anthropologie . “I am relaxed-ish,” Drexler, 72, said of the transition. “It’s a
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