Month: February 2018

ELLE/Kristina Rodulfo Advertisement – Continue Reading Below Alexander Wang has been known to have his runway models go through some drastic hair changes hours before showtime. For Spring 2017, 18 models went bleach blonde, for Fall 2017, hairstylist Guido Palau gave ’90s-inspired mushroom cuts, buzzcuts, and pixies, and for Spring 2018, colorist Josh Wood spent
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Bottega Veneta’s Italian heritage is core to its brand identity. The emphasis on craftsmanship done in specialized ateliers in Italy’s Veneto region is woven into everything it does—particularly its signature leatherwork techniques. So what would such a fundamentally Italian brand look like outside of its native land? Advertisement – Continue Reading Below To celebrate the
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We’ve got bad news for L.L. Bean fans: the beloved brand has canceled its century-old lifetime return policy. As of today, customers will have one year to return an item along with a proof of purchase. The now-defunct lifetime return policy had been in place for 106 years. The brand shared the news in a
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Welcome to “The Perfect,” ELLE.com’s weekly roundup where we lay out exactly what you’ll need for the perfect outfit, shopping list, Saturday night, or whatever it may be. In a shopping landscape where the options are endless, consider it a complete snapshot of must-haves. Single or in a relationship, totally committed to the idea of
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Work It Out “Snowboarding requires lower-body strength,” says Chloe Kim, who does goblet squats (traditional squats using dumbbells held vertically near the navel) with increasing weight to strengthen glutes, hamstrings, and quads. For Aimee Fuller and Jamie Anderson, yoga complements their on-snow training by activating core muscles and stabilizing ankle and knee muscles. “We do
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Meghan Markle moved to London less than three months ago from Toronto, but already, Vanity Fair is reporting she has made a new basically-best friend there: Victoria “Posh Spice” Beckham. Really! A friend of Beckham’s says so, adding that Markle goes to Beckham, a fashion designer, for style advice. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below “They
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For his fall 2018 show, Tom Ford thought outside of the box. Kind of. In addition to tons of technicolor cheetah printed coats and leggings, plus a snakeskin suit and a silver lamé blazer, the designer sent a model down the runway carrying a purse emblazoned with the simple and alliterative directive: Pussy power. He’s
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Feb 8, 2018 As the star of Christian Dior’s spring 2018 campaign, model Sasha Pivovarova brought more than just her other worldly looks to the table. Pivovarova, who opened the show wearing jeans and a striped shirt that read “Why have there been no great women artists” (the title of an essay by Linda Nochlin)
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At the start of 2017, Halsey says she made three goals: do an arena tour (happening), have her sophomore album Hopeless Fountain Kingdom hit number one on Billboard (done), and land a major beauty collaboration. She’s now fulfilling the last of those wishes with YSL Beauty, which just announced she will be working with them
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Courtesy Narciso Rodriguez This year marks Narciso Rodriguez’s 20th in fashion. The master of minimalism is commemorating the milestone with, well, rather minimal fanfare: a greatest hits dress collection at Barneys, and for his actual fall 2018 runway show, an extremely pared down presentation and collection. COURTESY NARCISO RODRIGUEZ Only 20-odd editors and buyers, including
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For years, thirst scientists, thirst scholars, and casual thirst aficionados have been vexed by the same problem: how can one tell if a Winter Olympian is super hot underneath all that seasonally appropriate yet totally perplexing cold weather gear? Bundled up in helmets, coats, body armor and sometimes completely encased in whatever a luge is,
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Among the new emojis slated for release in 2018 (a list that includes cupcakes, microbes, abacuses, firecrackers and 12, yes twelve, redheaded characters), it’s the emojis with natural hair that have iPhone users buzzing. Some have lauded the update, heralding the inclusion of the natural hair emojis. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below Others have critiqued
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ASOS is facing controversy over the name of a clothing brand it’s stocking. Brand strategy consultant and co-founder of plus-size clothing label Premme Nicolette Mason tweeted the retailer to ask why it was carrying a label with the racist name “Noose and Monkey”: Hey @ASOS, you know i love you guys, but how are you
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Your brushes are the backbone of your beauty kit. Every time your blush shimmers in the sun, a brush gets its angel wings. Flawless foundation application that has you looking more and more like Beyoncé everyday? Pay your respects to a brush (or beauty blender!). So, let’s talk keeping these sacred tools clean. Brush cleaning
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By John Kerry, Photographed by Andres Kudacki, and Styled by Samira Nasr Feb 8, 2018 Angelina Jolie does not have a project to promote. She’s neither starring in, nor directing, a March film. Bucking the standard reasons for doing press, the Academy Award–winning megastar is on this month’s cover of ELLE to draw attention to
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