Month: December 2020

After a year spent surrounded by the same four walls, the latest short film from Saint Laurent is a welcome taste of a different world. On December 30, Saint Laurent unveiled Summer of ’21, a short from Argentine filmmaker Gaspar Noé and guided by brand creative director Anthony Vaccarello. It takes place in a grand
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Courtesy As creatures of comfort, we’re resurrecting ELLE.com’s Cozy Week. In order to armor ourselves for 2021, we’re prepping you during the hazy days between Christmas and NYE, covering all things sweatpants, bath goods, and all the feel-good content we deserve to close out the year. A lifetime ago, otherwise known as October of last
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Reg LancasterGetty Images Visionary French fashion designer Pierre Cardin died on Tuesday at age 98, the French Academy of Fine Arts confirmed on Twitter. “The Perpetual Secretary, Laurent Petitgirard, and the members of the Academy of Fine Arts are deeply saddened to announce the death of their colleague Pierre Cardin. He had been elected on
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Getty, Getty, Splash Whether you put off ordering your Secret Santa presents until last minute (it’s been a year, don’t kick yourself) or you didn’t get the athleisure gifts you dropped hints about, I have good news. Alo Yoga, the activewear line seemingly owned by every actor and hot fitness instructor, just launched a surprise
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David M. BenettGetty Images British supermodel Stella Tennant died suddenly on Tuesday, five days after her 50th birthday on December 17, her family confirmed. “It is with great sadness we announce the sudden death of Stella Tennant on 22nd December 2020,” the family wrote in a statement, according to The Guardian. “Stella was a wonderful
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Courtesy 2021 is right around the corner, people! Wave your hands in the air and while you’re at it, take a second to look at your nail beds. Are they polished? Clean? Ready for a new year of possibilities? If you answered no to any of the previous questions, this guide of nail trends to
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Of the three hoodies featured in the #DKNYStateOfMind campaign—the Risk Takers, the Work Ethic, and the Hustle—it’s the Work Ethic hoodie that musical duo and DKNY’s holiday partners Chloe and Halle keep returning to. Emblazoned on the front is a quote that reads: “Do not be fooled by this hoodie. There is nothing ‘business casual’
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Silver Screen CollectionGetty Images Sharon Tate’s legacy has long been tied to the gruesome tragedy that was her death. It’s now been more than 50 years since the shocking Manson Cult killings and her passing. Here, we remember the actress and the life that she lead in photos. View Gallery 55 Photos 1 of 55
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On Sunday night, Christie Smythe transformed from journalist to subject, when ELLE’s story about Smythe’s romance with “pharma bro” Martin Shkreli went live. Shkreli, a pharmaceutical executive who became infamous when he raised the price of a lifesaving drug by 5,000 percent, had subsequently been arrested on federal fraud charges—and Smythe broke the story of
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Getty Images Royal hairstyles were both traditional and predictable for centuries—until Princess Diana rose to fame and made her signature hairstyle the must-have haircut of the ’80s. The world fell in love with Kate Middleton and her bouncy blowout, and then suddenly the popularity of blowout bars exploded across the world. Now we have Meghan
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From Cher’s midriff-baring number to Scarlett Johansson’s iconic red Calvin Klein dress, we’re taking a look back at the sexiest looks to sweep the Golden Globes red carpet. View Gallery 38 Photos 1 of 38 Jayne Mansfield The film siren chose a lingerie-inspired gown with balconnette top for the 1958 award’s ceremony. 2 of 38
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Merrick Morton/20th Century Fox/Kobal/Shutterstock If there’s one thing ELLE editors covet, it’s candles. At a recent pitch meeting, I brought up how the Boy Smells candles helped me get through the pandemic and just thirty minutes later, I had this list of the best candle brands according to all of the editors in that meeting.
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Almost every weekday for six years, Christie Smythe took the F train from Park Slope downtown to her desk at Brooklyn’s federal court, in a pressroom hidden on the far side of a snack bar. Smythe, who covered white-collar crime for Bloomberg News, wore mostly black and gray, and usually skipped makeup. She and her
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Dominique CharriauGetty Images Courtesy Medium Lady D-Lite Bag Dior dior.com Since its debut in 1995, the Lady Dior bag has remained a hallmark in the fashion house’s lineup. The Lady Dior bag became synonymous with the woman it was named after—Lady Diana, Princess of Wales—thanks to its elegance, playfulness, and beauty. Leaning into the bag’s
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Valentino is diving deeper into the virtual realm. This week, the Roman luxury brand launched Valentino Insights, an immersive experience that invites fans to walk around a digital 3D replica of a modernist Mediterranean villa inspired by creative director Pierpaolo Piccioli’s own home in Nettuno, Italy. It comes on the tails of other innovative digital
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Offering a bespoke personal shopping experience is integral to Dolce & Gabbana. The Italian luxury label’s boutiques across the globe are staffed with skilled professionals who guide customers through the glamorous, often gilded world that designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana built. So in a holiday season when its safest to shop online, the brand
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Courtesy of Moschino Pre-fall is when designers bust out the best of basics. With collections dropping in stores around mid-May, it’s the time when lightweight outerwear, easy dresses, and year-round layers make their debut. Usually it’s easy on the eyes and a reprieve from the hot off the (digital) runway looks we’re used to, but
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Edward BerthelotGetty Images If someone told us this time last year that face masks would be the most in-demand fashion accessory of 2020, we wouldn’t have believed it. But, as we know all too well, masks are necessary for keeping you, your loved ones, and your community healthy. That said, there’s no reason your practical
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