Month: October 2020

When HBO’s popular teen drama Euphoria premiered last summer, it depicted the dark underbelly of suburban teen lives dominated by drugs, booze, and sex. Like Skins, but with more sexting. Now, just before two new December episodes of the series this December, Euphoria has come to represent everything 2020 wasn’t. There’s no spontaneous romance, lively
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The name Elsa Peretti carries a lot of weight in the jewelry world. Joining Tiffany & Co. as a byline designer in 1974, after a successful turn as a model, the Italian-born jewelry designer created collections so classic that they have remained best sellers for nearly five decades. Her sensual, sculptural pieces—from the Bean Design
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I’m the daughter of Trinidadian immigrants to Canada—a Black woman of East Indian and African heritage, like Kamala Harris. Like the Democratic vice presidential candidate, I also went to high school in Montreal. And like her, my husband is white. With these similarities, I’ve wondered what Kamala Harris family gatherings look like. They have to
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Ever wish you could just copy/paste the virtual carts of the experts who really know what they’re doing when it comes to shopping for beauty products? Well, we leaned into that nosiness and started a series dedicated to the shopping lists of some of the country’s top beauty experts. This week, a stylist shows us
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Courtesy, BackgridGetty Images Style Points is a weekly column about how fashion intersects with the wider world. When Glenn Martens’s models strode out on the runway, their upper thighs encased in fluffy tan tubelets, the front row did a double take. Were those…could those be…UGGs? Whatever your associations with the 40-year-old boot company—surfers, early-aughts Pamela
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Hari Nef is not your average campaign star. The 27-year-old actress, model, and writer has steadily rose to fame via Gucci runways,Transparent airwaves, and an aspirational Instagram grid that seamlessly weaves together high-brow references alongside unfiltered selfies so personal, they virtually place you in her inner circle. So despite casually dropping the word “parochialize” in
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If you were met with an abrupt “Sold out” while trying to restock your favorite scented candle this year, you weren’t alone. Home fragrances thrived in 2020, and one reason may be their subconscious effects. Aromatherapy­—fragrance’s ability to passively modulate emotions—has never felt more necessary. The Scent of Desire: Discovering Our Enigmatic Sense of Smell
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Nineties makeup is glam. Nineties makeup is a vibe. Nineties makeup is IT. If you’re looking for some beauty inspiration, it’s best to look back at the greats. The Naomi Campbell. The Aaliyah. The Janet Jackson. From runways to music videos, these women used beauty to transform the pop culture area. “In the ’90s, women
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As if you needed another reason to love Madewell, the beloved brand whose denim offerings have become a mainstay in many closets—including famous ones, like Meghan Markle’s—here’s one more: Madewell athleisure. For the first time ever, Madewell is making its foray into the athleisure market with a collection aptly titled Make Weekends Longer. Madewell’s customers’
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If you’re a Silicon Valley exec, a great aunt living in Vermont, or a celebrity who uses their platform responsibly (say, for example, Oprah, Katie Holmes, Kerry Washington or even Barack Obama), you already know about Allbirds and own a style yourself. For the uninitiated, Allbirds launched a first-of-its-kind sneaker made from merino wool (a
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Calling all Carrie Bradshaws: Manolos are dropping at NET-A-PORTER. Chances are, if you live and shop in New York, New Jersey or Connecticut, you’ll be well aware of NAP’s Premiere same-day delivery service, which as of Monday, October 19, will now include Manolo Blahnik shoes. After long last, the eponymous designer has finally joined the
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Blackpink’s signature slogan “in your area” always symbolized the K-pop group’s rapid global domination. But the supergroup is about to take over your makeup bag as well—at least, one of them is. Today, Mac Cosmetics makes history by appointing its first-ever K-pop idol, Blackpink’s Lisa (Lalisa Manobal), as the new global brand ambassador. When she’s
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Courtesy Toe Lace-Up Balenciaga balenciaga.com $1,290.00 If you were concerned that it’s been quiet on the ugly shoe front, Balenciaga is here to shake things up. As they do. The label debuted a collaboration with the Italian brand Vibram on its fall-winter runway back in February, but they’re finally hitting the market today to fulfill
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This is not a drill: Fenty Beauty—yes, the Fenty Beauty owned by our queen, Rihanna—is having a huge sale on a bunch of makeup. Now through October 19, you can score 25 percent off the brand’s bestselling foundation, mascara, eyeliner, and more during its friends and family sale, plus receive an extra 10 percent off
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When M.A.C launched their Up for Everything Mascara in 2019, which is specifically designed for stick straight lashes that refuse to stay curled, I finally felt seen. My somewhat dark (bless) lashes are unable to stay crimped unless I lacquer them with coats and coats of waterproof mascara—which isn’t the most “natural” beauty look and
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Campbell: Thierry Chesnot/GEtty Images; remaining Images: Imaxtree. Kenneth Ize was in Venice when we spoke in mid-September, his first time venturing outside Nigeria after nearly seven months in quarantine. The 29-year-old onetime LVMH Prize finalist, who made his fall 2020 debut in Paris to much fanfare, was putting the finishing touches on his spring 2021
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Launching exclusively with Selfridges, the Hyundai Re:Style 2020 capsule collection was created in partnership with six leading global designers: Alighieri, E.L.V. DENIM, Public School, pushBUTTON, Richard Quinn, and Rosie Assoulin—who have created items including jewelry, jumpsuits, shirts, vests, and bags from the discarded raw materials of car production and scrapping processes. The forward-thinking designers were
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