Month: October 2019

The monochrome colors. The minimal trim. The shapeless styles. The benchmarks of typical winter wear have to be practical—but not boring! Cold weather apparel has gone through a tremendous transformation over the years, making it easier than ever to keep warm and look fresh off the runway. Outerwear, especially, can be equal parts functional and
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Courtesy As an AirPods convert—now enthusiast—I once held reservations about the divisive product. But slowly, something happened. Everyone from Kristen Stewart to Henry Golding were fans, and eventually I accepted that AirPods are not just cool, but sexy. I wrote about my scientific findings proving that AirPods maketh the hot man, but my security in
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Lili Reinhart stars as Queen Bee Betty Cooper in The CW’s addictive teen drama Riverdale and hit the strip club alongside Jennifer Lopez, Constance Wu and Keke Palmer in September’s Hustlers film. She’s also preparing to release her first-ever poetry book titled Swimming Lessons next spring. But Reinhart’s plate is about to get even fuller
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Birkenstock (yes, that Birkenstock) has launched a skincare line centered around cork oak extract, the same material used in the insoles of their famous slides. First launched in Europe last year, Birkenstock Natural Skincare may seem like an odd venture, but in reality, makes total sense for the brand. Besides padding orthopedic footbeds, cork oak
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It’s a truism that, in fashion, everything old is new again. But how, exactly, are we supposed to incorporate elements of bygone styles without accidentally lurching into a kind of clumsy costume? This was the concern of the wildly popular women’s magazine The Lady’s Book in 1830, which advised readers that when “attempting to engraft
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In two new editorials, the hallmarks of ELLE shoots—bold prints, punchy brights, and dynamic group shots—get a 2019 update on a fresh crop of new models. Singer Kim Petras provides the soundtrack. Squad Goals Jumpuits, helmets, all, 0 Moncler Richard Quinn. Black pumps, white pumps, all, Jimmy Choo. Max Papendieck Dresses, belts, sunglasses, earrings, bangle,
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When it comes to cold-weather staples, tights are as essential as sweaters. The difference? An entire section of your closet is dedicated to tops warm enough to brave chilly weather in, but there’s probably only a pair or two of tights in your drawers. Fall is a perfect time, though, to add quality tights to
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“Can pee; will pee” has been something of my unofficial personal motto for as long as I’ve been potty trained. Ever since diapers stopped being an essential part of my ‘OOTD,’ my everyday routine has been punctuated by a staggering amount of trips to the bathroom. On a long-haul flight, I’m up and down in
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When you think of shopping in NYC, you think of elbowing a crowd of tourists in SoHo, or living your best Breakfast At Tiffany’s life on Fifth Avenue. Nordstrom is on a mission to bring more shoppers to midtown. This week, the Seattle-based retail giant opened a 320,000 square-foot women’s flagship located just steps from
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Edward BerthelotGetty Images People are shopping secondhand now more than ever. The recommerce industry has seen some major growth: ThredUp’s 2019 Resale Report gave the resale clothing market a current valuation of $24 billion, and that is projected to more than double in the next five years. In the handbag industry in particular, an Hermes
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Anthony Xavier There are some boots that will never go out of style. This reason in itself justifies the investment—if it’s something you can wear for years, it’s absolutely worth the splurge. But how do you make something so timeless feel fresh? We asked style influencer Brittany Xavier to style four classic boot silhouettes in
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Buying a product without a recommendation? Not in this economy. In ELLE.com’s series Unexpected Expert, we’re going straight to the source to find out which items are actually worth your hard-earned cash. . If you decide you want to get rid of body hair, it can be a complicated puzzle of products, beauty treatments, and
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Here at ELLE, we believe in lofty dreams and the power of a perfect shoe to make you feel unstoppable. So we teamed up with legendary French designer Christian Louboutin to dream up a perfect day, where you look and feel fantastic and everything goes your way. Check out the clip and join the fun.
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For the millions of converts to clothing rental platforms like Rent the Runway, Le Tote and Gwynnie Bee, trying out the latest trends without destroying the planet is a big part of the allure. I recently leased a gold sequin skirt and a ruffled red dress for date night—the kind of wear-it-once styles documented on
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Like many of us, Luz Ortiz begins her work day by sifting through many emails. After that, though, a day on the job for Ortiz is infinitely cooler than most—she’s the creative director and designer of a jewelry brand with her namesake. Sorel All of Ortiz’s timeless everyday pieces—which she describes as “a balance of
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