Month: August 2020

If quarantine has you sick of sweatpants and oversized t-shirts, it’s time to invest in the next best thing that’s equally as comfortable and reliable: silk pajamas. Don’t sleep on the power of a good pair of pjs. Proper sleepwear not only helps you sleep peacefully, but slipping into a soft, color-coordinated outfit makes you
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Rosalía is officially entering the beauty game. After conquering the music world earlier this year at the Grammy’s, the singer and ELLE summer cover star is MAC’s newest VIVA GLAM Ambassador. “The Barcelona-born singer, songwriter and record producer embodies passion, courage and originality that inspires us and her fans across the world,” MAC announced in
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Jeff Kravitz/MTV VMAs 2020Getty Images Of course Keke Palmer went big. To prepare for hosting the MTV Video Music Awards this year, Palmer took more than 10 precautionary COVID-19 tests to ensure she’d be in top form for the big night. Given her devotion to making sure she’s healthy onstage, we knew she had something
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Rich Fury/MTV VMAs 2020Getty Images The first-ever major award show red carpet during the coronavirus pandemic is happening tonight in New York City. This year’s MTV VMAs are happening outdoors throughout the city, so photos are coming from all different locations instead of one central spot (and some were shot ahead of time, as celebs
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New York Fashion Week will go forward, but with a new format. The Council of Fashion Designers of America has released the official lineup for the spring 2021 season, along with a digital initiative that will allow designers to present their collections to both industry professionals and the general public. Titled Runway360, the platform is
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GABRIEL BOUYSGetty Images Jil Sander has rekindled her relationship with Uniqlo. This October, the celebrated German designer will release a new collection for men and women under +J, a line that the Japan-based retailer produced from 2009 to 2011. Indeed, it has been a little less than a decade since Sander lent her talents to
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Back in January, or a full lifetime ago in the year 2020, the Black girl coalition at ELLE.com—Nerisha Penrose, Angel Lenise, and I—came together to create an editorial package centering the joy and beauty of our communities. The brief was simple: How can we use our platform to spotlight the beauty of Blackness in all
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The Tyler Twins Since its inception, the hair care industry in America has been rooted in the idea that Black hair, in its natural state, is unacceptable. Our great-grandfather Garret A. Morgan, an inventor known as “the Black Edison,” was one of the first people to discover chemical relaxers. His company, G.A. Morgan’s Hair Refiner,
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IMAXTREE.COM Don’t you feel more in control of your life when your nails look amazing? I know I do. Nail lacquer is a great way to create a polished appearance. But if you fail to invest in the proper products to keep them healthy, you’ll ultimately stunt their growth, make them brittle, and cause them
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The best jewelry investments are timeless pieces that make us feel good. Beginning today, Aurate is having a sale that raises us one better: splurges that also do good. In honor of Women’s Equality Day—a holiday that is unfortunately, but unsurprisingly lesser-known—Aurate is holding a sale now through August 31 where shoppers can take 15%
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Kate Hudson is my happy place. Whenever I’m in a mood—which, let’s face it, is often in quarantine—I switch on a Hudson classic like Bride Wars, Almost Famous, or How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days. It’s only natural that the actress’s charm and Hollywood smarts would make her a boss businesswoman. Along with
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Laguna Candles, Harlem Candle Co., Gilded Candles We’re burning more candles than ever in self-isolation, so there’s no better way to support Black businesses than with a cozy, great-smelling candle. There are so many amazing Black-owned brands to support in beauty and fashion, so consider this another strong suggestion for your shopping cart. From relaxing
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With voter suppression running rampant and threats to the USPS effecting mail-in turnout, it is more important than ever to make your voice heard. But beyond showing up to the polls on November 3rd (or voting early!), you can help encourage people to vote by, well, shopping. Brands like Stuart Weitzman, Levi’s, and more are
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In the season 2 finale of Netflix’s Selling Sunset, Oppenheim Group’s most ostentatious agent Christine Quinn crashes her coworker-turned-frenemy Mary Fitzgerald’s final dress fitting at Floravere bridal showroom on Melrose Place. Quinn is there to apologize for calling Fitzgerald a “fucking idiot” just a few days before the wedding. Just like a Sour Patch Kid,
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Amy Sussman/SHJ2019Getty Images After weeks of teasing a top-secret project, Jennifer Lopez’s big announcement is finally here! The multi-talented star is officially launching her own beauty brand, J.Lo Beauty. In true bronze goddess form, Lopez shared a sneak peek of the line with a post captioned “Sunset glow.” In the photo, the singer wears a
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Besides saving the USPS, there is only one thing I care about right now: camp collar shirts. Already popular on the menswear scene, the Hawaiian/cabana shirt hybrid has finally crossed over to the masses. The open collar style, known as a Cuban collar, was born from ’50s leisurewear. But in true 2020 form, it’s gotten
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