Month: December 2018

Imagine the world’s most glamorous 4-H fair crossed with Fashion Week, and you’ll have a sense of what Peru’s Alpaca Fiesta feels like. The event this past October in Arequipa, the country’s second-largest city, drew designers, farmers, and sustainability advocates from all over the world. The lure: the titular meme-friendly animal, whose fur (which is
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A few years ago, back when Nashville was the filter of choice, cozy season Instagram looked something like this: a bird’s-eye view photo of a woman dressed in the comfiest of knits, relaxing on a bed with a steaming cup of coffee in hand and a laptop resting in front of her with a low-light
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With unexpected and reworked fabrications, a trio of talents reclaims the mantra “Make do and mend” for luxury fashion. Paolina Russo Pablo Di Prima The inventive use of sports gear as “fabric” helped this recent Central Saint Martins grad win the school’s prestigious L’Oréal Profes- sionnel Young Talent Award. For her BA col- lection, the
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Under $100: Cire Trudon Ernesto barneys.com $95.00 If you need a candle that will counteract how obviously unclean and obviously inexpensive your apartment is, this little guy from Cire Trudon should do the trick. With base notes of tobacco, moss, leather, and amber setting the ambiance, your house guests will ask, “Where do you keep your
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After a few weeks of speculation, the news has been confirmed: Raf Simons is officially out at Calvin Klein. Announced late Friday evening, the chief creative officer will vacate his position effective immediately and the brand will not present during February fashion week, according to Business of Fashion. Getty ImagesVictor VIRGILE Though he was thought
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Getty ImagesDaniele Venturelli In 2013, Gucci founded CHIME FOR CHANGE, a global campaign fighting for gender equality. Since then, the campaign has encouraged participation and conversation around the cause with several initiatives, including a bi-annual report with Irregular Labs that surveys Generation Z about their feelings on topics surrounding gender. In the latest report, which
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Getty Images Welcome to “The Perfect,” ELLE.com’s roundup of all the elements needed for a perfectly outfitted and executed fill-in-the-blank. Even people with the very best gift-giving intentions can lose track of time and suddenly realize online shopping is no longer an option. If you’re stuck between a rock and a hard place, don’t bypass
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One of my very first introductions to hair products was Johnson’s Kids No More Tangles Spray-on Detangler. My extra thick, long hair wouldn’t go a day without several spritzes of it before doing approximately 5,000 brush strokes à la Marcia Brady. As I got older (and lazier) I abandoned this step in my routine to
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Getty ImagesSharon Pruitt / EyeEm Fewer things in life are as pleasant as being wrapped head-to-toe in fresh aloe after spending the day in the sun. Yes, it’s a sticky, gooey consistency, but the immediate relief you get from the soothing plant is nothing short of heavenly. I experienced this bliss when I recently visited
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IN: Craftwork As the temperature heats up, expect to see more artisanal craft details, experts say. “But on very minimalist silhouettes like at Loewe, JW Anderson, Victoria Beckham, and Jacquemus,” says Tiffany Hsu, Mytheresa Fashion Buying Director. Barneys New York Fashion Director, Marina Larroude agrees: “Nothing screams summer more than crochet and macramé. From Missoni
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It’s about to be 2019 (!!!!) which means New Year’s parties, fresh calendars, and possibly a brand new you. New York Ci-based hair colorist Stephanie Brown (a.k.a. the woman behind Kate McKinnon’s perfect blonde hue) played fortune teller and predicted the five biggest hair color trends for 2019, ahead. New hair, new year, new you.
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Propolis Infused Heat Protecting Spray us.gisou.com $40.00 If you’re unfamiliar with the propolis, it is a byproduct of bees used to strengthen beehive walls—so it’s naturally protective. This spray  can fight up to 446ᵒF and can also be used as a detangler. If you’re ingredient-minded, you’ll be glad to know it’s free of sulfates, parabens, and silicone.
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