Month: August 2020

Sandra Mansour’s job is turning dream worlds into dresses. She pulls clouds down to earth via billowing tulle; she sews dawn dew from gardens into glass-beaded gowns. It’s a gift, as they say, but it comes with a cost—like, literally—because the hand-crafted pieces by the Swiss-born, Beirut-based designer are roughly (and rightly) the cost of
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Shopping at Chanel is an experience. To this day, you cannot purchase Chanel ready-to-wear, bags, or jewelry anywhere online (with the exception of consigned pieces not affiliated with the brand). The design house is notorious for giving IRL customers a luxurious look into the world of iconic handbags and french craftsmanship (with a glass of
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Hair is likely the most overworked, yet under-appreciated part of our body. You put your hair through a lot to achieve your desired look: constant heat, protective styles, various products. But how much TLC are you giving your hair in return? Enter: leave-in conditioners. After cleansing and conditioning your hair, leave-in is the next product
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Christian VierigGetty Images For our first date, James cooked me a summertime feast. Unfortunately, I was allergic to the entire meal and retreated to the bathroom to game-plan. While absentmindedly opening his medicine cabinet (okay, maybe not that absentmindedly), I discovered a shelf of makeup: Nars concealer, Glossier Boy Brow, and Covergirl black eyeliner commingling
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Michel DufourGetty Images Ready to give your sweatpants a rest and slip into something more comfortable? Take a page out of Phoebe Philo’s book. She might’ve set the trends at major fashion houses like Céline and Chloé, but her personal uniform is refreshingly simple: A crewneck sweater, slouchy black trousers, and a crisp white pair
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Supreme’s classic red logo has touched everything from The North Face jackets to Louis Vuitton wallets to MTA Metrocards. But for the first time ever, Supreme is taking its signature red label over to beauty. So for it’s beauty debut, it only makes sense the seminal streetwear brand team up with a fellow icon, and
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When Allie Goertz encountered Crocs for the first time as a dorky, Wayne’s World-obsessed 13-year old, she instantly despised their bulbous, stippled silhouette. “I remember thinking, ‘They’re so ugly, never in a million years would I wear Crocs,'” she says. Eighteen years later, the musician and writer was self-quarantining at home in Los Angeles due
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Brother Vellies In the words of Maya Angelou, “When you know better, you do better.” Recent calls for change, including Aurora James 15 Percent Pledge, is challenging us to reevaluate our spending, be better consumers, and support a more diverse range of designers. It’s time to step up to the plate, and you can do
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If you need something to get excited about these days, Madewell is hosting its first-ever Secret Stock sale, where you can save up to 70 percent off select clothing, shoes, and accessories. While Madewell regularly has sales on its effortlessly cool wares, I’ve never seen a sale this big. (And, trust me, I spend a
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