I was born in Indiana, in a village so remote our closest neighbors grew popcorn. After my birth, in a snowstorm that closed interstates, my father rented a monster truck and drove across the fields to retrieve my mother and me from the hospital. I grew up one state over, in Ohio. Our town was
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Few fashion items have managed to transcend the trend cycle quite like the Clarks Original Desert Boot. Since Clarks first introduced the design into the fashion vernacular 70 years ago, the boot’s minimalist design and universal functionality have made it a closet staple for generation after generation. And today, the style’s enduring legacy and classic
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Christian VierigGetty Images While some brands are understandably struggling with the devastating impact of coronavirus on business, others are thriving. Namely, Rebag, a luxury retailer specializing in used designer handbags. As customers continue to buy less, more thoughtful, sustainable purchases are becoming more of a priority. According to Thredup’s 2019 resale report, the secondhand industry
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ThirdLove has always strived to make every woman feel confident and celebrated—it’s a mission that’s been the driving force behind their brand since its inception. As brands respond to worldwide demonstrations against the senseless killing of Black people by reflecting on their commitment to diversity, ThirdLove has moved beyond social statements of solidarity. On Wednesday,
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Like the Fairy Godmother transforming Cinderella into the belle of the ball, LaQuan Smith‘s magical touch does the same to just about anyone who dons one of his pieces. There’s no such thing as too sexy in Smith’s world where body-confidence and luxury reign supreme. Beyoncé, Rihanna, Serena Williams, and Jennifer Lopez are all fans.
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As the world continues to grapple with the effects of the pandemic and consider what life will look like post-coronavirus, the fashion industry has been forced to make some changes of its own. Department stores like Neiman Marcus and J. Crew have filed for bankruptcy, designers are halting production, and most notably, the fate of
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W. G. PhillipsGetty Images One of the hot button topics of wedding planning is the bridesmaids dress. You know, the one you’re expected to shell out money on but more often than not despise? But just like the purpose and duties of bridesmaids have changed over the past few centuries—from dowry holders (seriously) to devoted
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We wouldn’t be surprised if the current time period, specifically the late 2010s to the early 2020s, is one day branded as the age of comebacks. From ’90s revivals to the return of questionable early-aughts trends—to this season’s continuing ’60s, ’70s, and ’80s renaissance—the fashion industry has been heavy-handedly leaning into the culture’s growing obsession
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Singers from Beyoncé to Lizzo have mastered it—the “mean mug.” You bring the edges of your top and bottom teeth together and lift your lips away from your gums. You must fully commit to the pose (bonus points for a mean squint). It’s the only way to show off a bejeweled mouthpiece: “grillz,” “mouth bling,”
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Getty Images Style icons have worn every cut and brand of denim for decades. Brigitte Bardot wore her cropped Levi’s with ease; Lauren Hutton paired her all-American denim skirt with a white tee; and nothing came between Brooke Shields and her Calvin Klein jeans. In honor of the seasonless staple, we’ve compiled the best vintage
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If you want the most sumptuous and heavenly-scented products to touch your hair, Alikay Naturals has you covered. Alikay Graham-Campbell was just 22 when she started mixing ingredients together in her kitchen; as an avid shopper, she realized there weren’t a lot of products that addressed her hair concerns or used natural ingredients. Alikay Naturals’
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If the dad in your life has discerning taste, landing on the perfect Father’s Day gift can be a real challenge. This year, instead of returning to same-old favorites, surprise him with something fresh that will surpass his wildest expectations. While no gift can ever repay a lifetime of fatherly love and support, these ideas
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